Welcome to your dashboard!

At any time, you can click “dashboard” in the top navigation bar to return to this page. From here you can check your progress or navigate to a different course.

This page also contains important information, like timelines and event information. Be sure to read all of the information your dashboard contains.

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Unsure if MARAP is right for you? Contact us at anytime with questions about the program. Or you can remove your application and opt out of MARAP at any time, simply click the button below and submit the form.


Application Period Timeline

Download a printable timeline and check list to track your progress.

  • Open House at Muskegon Service Center: Tuesday, August 6, 4-7pm (find more information below)
  • Open House at Westside Service Center in Grand Rapids: Thursday, August 8, 4-7pm (find more information below)
  • Last date to start an application: Friday, August 30, 2019
  • Final application with all career preparation steps due by: Friday, September 13, 2019
  • All employer offers extended to candidates by: Friday, October 25, 2019
  • Candidates must accept offers by: Friday, November 1, 2109

Is this your first time here? Click on the “MARAP Introduction Video Series” course below to get started!

After you submit the application of interest, you will be assigned to a career coach. At this time, a table with your Assigned Group (career coach) will appear in a table below.

Your Course Information

Important Event Information

Don’t forget to save the date for one of the MARAP Open Houses. Applicants who attend will:

  • Hear about the benefits of participating in an apprenticeship
  • Learn about program expectations and requirements
  • See what financial obligations or cost may be associated
  • Ask questions directly to the participating employers and community college
  • Speak with a former Apprentice

Open House attendance is not mandatory and registration is not required. We recommend you attend to learn more and meet the employers, educators and other potential participants. If you are unable to attend, you can learn more specifics about each employer and educator here. Times and locations for the open houses are as follows:

Kent County Open House
Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 4-7pm
West Michigan Works! Westside Service Center
215 Straight Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Muskegon County Open House
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 | 4-7pm
West Michigan Works! Muskegon Service Center
316 Morris Ave, Muskegon, MI 49440