Education / Jobs and Career Training
A short list of training in and around Chicago.
Chicago Center for Arts & Technology
CHICAT.ORG | 312-733-1701 | 1701 W. 13th St.
- 6-9 month programs, no cost to participants.
- Maintenance Mechanics
- Lab Tech/Quality Control
- Healthcare Information Technology
Chicago Women in Trades
- Technical Opportunities Program - learn options for construction careers
- Women in Welding, 12 week program
City Colleges of Chicago
CCC.EDU | 773-865-5949 | Seven locations
- Certificates at 3 classes, may also be used towards an associate’s degree. Tuition for city residents $146 per credit hour as of 12/18/2019.
- CNC at Daley and Wilbur Wright
- Welding at Daley
- Healthcare at Malcolm X
- Computer Networking & Security at Wilbur Wright…and more!
Greater West Town Project
GWTP.EDU | 312-563-9028 | 500 N. Sacramento Blvd.
- 3-4 months, financial aid is available.
- Woodworkers Training Program
- Shipping and Receiving Training Program
Illinois Department of Employment Security: Apprenticeship
- Seven Chicago trades unions
- Multiple pathways into the trades
Jane Addams Resource Center
JANE-ADDAMS.ORG | 773-728-9769 | 4432 N. Ravenswood Avenue
- 10-20 weeks, industry credentials, and job placement. Free for unemployed adults and low-income job seekers.
- CNC Machinist Fast Track
- Welding Fast Track
- Press Brake Fast Track
- Manufacturing Bridge Program