Welcome to the Support for Workforce Training Program!
Parkland College is pleased to partner with the Illinois Community College Board for the Workforce Equity Initiative to provide the Support for Workforce Training Program (SWFT) Take a few moments to explore how SWFT can help you to obtain short-term (1 year or less) training in the career pathways of Healthcare; Transportation/Distribution; Construction/Manufacturing; and Business/IT Services leading to jobs for in-demand fields with life-supporting wages. Please review the information below to find how you can apply to participate in SWFT.
Now Offering SWFT Scholarships for Health Profession Students
The Support for Workforce Training (SWFT) + Healthcare Scholarship program provides financial and academic support to qualifying individuals in nursing and select healthcare pathways. Scholarship recipients may receive financial assistance for tuition, fees, supplies and books; attendance and completion stipends; transportation assistance; and childcare assistance. Recipients may be asked to participate in additional job skills preparation and academic support as part of the scholarship requirements.
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