Serving Bay, Gratiot, Isabella, Midland, & Saginaw Counties

Chemical Processing

This is a high-demand career at several local manufacturing companies. Training is available for those eligible to prepare for jobs with employers who are paying $18-$24 or more for:

  • Safe handling, transporting, storing and disposing of chemicals and other materials in compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Operating, troubleshooting, and controlling both continuous and batch processes
  • Lining up and managing valve stations
  • Using pneumatic tools and equipment
  • Managing tanker transfer stations
  • Knowing and upholding health and safety standards


    About Fast Start™ Training for Chemical Processing

    • Minimum ACCUPLACER scores required
    • Minimum of two years manufacturing, technical, chemical, skilled trades experience, military experience, and some previous college/training required
    • 13-week, 520-hour training program
      (40 hours per week in class plus assignments outside of class) at Delta College

      Learn More!

      Attend an upcoming information session:

      Next Steps

      • Call (833) 531-1945 for information or to schedule an orientation.
      • Collect documents you’ll need: driver’s license, Social Security card, birth certificate, educational credentials/transcripts, resume, any Unemployment information.
      • Complete “Essential Work Skills” workshop through Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works!

      Chemical Processing Fast Start Program (Delta College) for more training information
      Applications Due: March 18
      Program Runs: Mar. 28-June 30