In-Demand Certifications


Open new career paths and opportunities.

Build your knowledge and skill base and open up new career paths and opportunities for advancement with training and certifications in in-demand industries.

Forklift Operator

Gain the skills needed to operate an industrial lift truck safely and confidently. Earn an OSHA certification and driver’s evaluation for both a sit-down and stand-up forklift. Available in English and Spanish.

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ServSafe Food Manager

Learn a practical approach to food safety based on the criteria established by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). This course will prepare you for the ANSI Accredited National Food Manager Exam, administered at the end of the class. Your book and first exam are included. (1-2 days/10 hours).  Classes are available in English and Spanish. (1-2 days/10 hours)

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¡Consulta fechas y horarios e inscríbete!

Adobe and Microsoft Software

Improve your skills and productivity with common workplace applications, such as Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel (basic, intermediate, and advanced), and Microsoft Word and PowerPoint (basic).

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Attend an Upcoming Career Info Session

Not sure what career path is right for you? Attend one of our upcoming career info sessions and get the details on these careers and funding options that may be available.

All info sessions are held in Building K, room K128:

  • October 10, 2023, from 10:00 to 11:00 am
  • October 18, 2023, from 5:30 to 6:30 pm
  • November 14, 2023, from 10:00 to 11:00 am
  • November 15, 2023, from 5:30 to 6:30 pm
  • December 12, 2023, from 10:00 to 11:00 am
  • December 20, 2023, from 5:30 to 6:30 pm
Interested? Let us know you're coming!