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Fast Start™ Training Programs

Delta's Fast Start™ Job Training Programs are a great way to gain some valuable skills that local employers are looking for. All programs are accelerated and range from 3.5 to 13 weeks. That means you can get the tools you need to start working faster.

Funding support for training costs may be available for those who qualify. Individuals are encouraged to visit a Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! offices in Bay, Midland, Saginaw Gratiot and Isabella counties to learn more about training options. Qualifications vary based on type of training. 

Chemical Process Fast Start Students


Fast Start™ Job Training Programs

The Delta College Manufacturing Warehouse & Logistics Fast Start™  job training program is designed for an individual with little to no experience in manufacturing who is seeking an entry level position with the opportunity for advancement.

Employers have a high demand for logistics and warehouse employees with minimum starting pay rates for these roles $14–$16 per hour. Job duties include: being the main point for movement of materials and packaging of products, prepare raw materials for operations, manually break down pallets of materials and products, arrange, stack and repackage materials, fork lift operation, knowledgeable and uphold health and safety standards, hands on and management of normal equipment maintenance; calibrate instrumentation; and handling of medium to heavy hand tools.

 Fast Start™ Training Programs
  • Chemical Process Operator
  • Computer Numeric Control (CNC)
  • Manufacturing Warehouse & Logistics


Warehouse & Logistics Fast Start™

A minimum of 80 roles are vacant now for warehouse and logistics technicians. Get trained and ready to be hired by regional employers in less than two weeks with Delta’s Warehouse & Logistics Technician Fast Start™ program. After you complete this 40 hour training you will receive a Certificate of Completion from Delta College, earn an OSHA 10 Safety Card and be certified to drive a fork truck.

Learn more about the role and pay in the region and why 100% of people from the last session received job offers. 

Dates/time: 40 hours total, Monday – Thursday, 8am – 4:30pm
May 8 – 18, Application due April 26
Class capacity: 20 students
Registration and payment deadline: 10 business days prior to class start date
Cost: $980
Participants must have a GED/High school diploma and be 18 years of age or older to apply.

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Amanda Crowl

“It was my pleasure to attend the Delta Campus. You and your team of instructors are top notch. I feel privileged to have attended the Fast Start program. I just got the call today from Dow and I start July 12!!!! Thank you so much for doing a great job in your program.”

Amanda Crowl
Delta College Fast Start™ graduate