Gain the skills you need to start or advance your career

Kishwaukee College, Elgin Community College and Waubonsee Community College have partnered with the Kane County Office of Community Reinvestment to offer job skills training services through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The collaboration between the colleges and Kane County allows each institution to share resources and connect WIOA-eligible job seekers to credentialed training programs. Unemployed adults and underemployed workers in Kane, Kendall and DeKalb counties can qualify for access to funding to cover training expenses for in-demand careers.

Partnership Goals

  • Help job seekers overcome barriers to gain access to in-demand career opportunities
     
  • Provide accelerated access to industry-credentialed training to improve the regional workforce
     
  • Assist job seekers in finding the career pathway that best suits their skills

WIOA Eligibility

To get started, please fill out this application:

WIOA Training at Waubonsee

Program Length of Course Type of Course
Basic Nurse Assisting

11 weeks

In-person
Supply Chain

14 weeks

In-person
Welding

16 weeks

In-person
Adult Education
High School Equivalency or English Language Acquisition

12 weeks

In-person

Other Career Training Offerings

  Fall 2022 Spring 2023 Summer 2023
Kishwaukee College
  • Pharmacy Tech
  • Sterile Processing Tech
  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
  • Sterile Processing Tech
  • Pharmacy Tech
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Elgin Community College
  • Pharmacy Tech
  • CompTIA A+
  • Automotive Electrical Specialist
  • Brake and Suspension Specialist
  • Pharmacy Tech

Further Resources

Funding is through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA,) as authorized by the local Workforce Development Board that services Kane, Kendall and DeKalb County, and is available to individuals meeting eligibility requirements. Equal Opportunity program. Auxiliary aides and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. For more information visit, https://www.countyofkane.org/WDD/.