About Metro Tech
Metro Technology Centers is one of the largest and most diverse technology centers in Oklahoma with four convenient locations in Oklahoma City. Through the Springlake campus in northeast OKC and the South Bryant Campus in southeast OKC, Metro Tech provides high school and adult students full-time career majors leading to trade certifications and licenses in areas such as HVAC, cosmetology, welding, automotive technician, and nursing. At the Aviation Career Campus in southeast OKC near the Will Rogers World Airport, Metro Tech graduates students with certifications in Aviation Maintenance Technician leading to jobs with an annual average salary of $62,000. Named one of the top ten schools in the nation for AMT, graduates are in high demand with employers like Tinker Air Force Base and AAR, two of the largest maintenance, repair and overhaul facilities in the world. At the Downtown Business Campus inside Corporate Tower, short-term and career development courses are provided to promote personal, economic and organizational development for industry-specific training for clients such as the City of Oklahoma City, Deadcenter, and the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Empowering individuals by equipping them with skills relevant to the job market’s future needs, leading to higher production for employers and higher earning potential for employees.
Each technology center provides access to short-term courses, designed to be cost-effective and offered in a shorter timeframe than career programs. Short-term courses teach specific skills that lead to possible certifications, meet continuing education requirements, introduce new training concepts and more. With options for personal enrichment and special interests, short-term courses check the box for individuals and businesses to get ahead and take on the next challenge.
Career Programs at each technology center provide an array of educational pathways based on individual interests. Programs vary by campus and include the traditional to the cutting-edge learning experience. Career programs are offered in half-and full-day sessions, some of which can be completed in a few months. Faculty and staff at each technology center work with businesses in surrounding communities to pair graduates with available jobs, assuring a perpetual educated and skilled workforce. This successful formula is more than five decades in the making.
Customized Training Programs
Onward OKC’s customized training programs are designed to advance the workforce of companies in the OKC metropolitan area. Our primary goal is to help businesses increase productivity, grow their employees and raise profits. Onward OKC’s staff work with business clients through a step-by-step process to assess, analyze and then deliver customized & cost-effective training to meet their specific needs. Onward OKC partners with industry experts in the areas of aerospace, industrial maintenance, health & safety, leadership & organizational development, back office and information technology. Last year, Onward OKC helped meet the needs of over 1,680 businesses.