Schedule a tour of our high-tech learning labs:

Adam Karch, Program Director
akarch@parkland.edu | 217/353-3356
Text "TOUR" to 217/215-4649

Use the latest equipment and tools in our state-of-the-art facility, the Parkhill Applied Technology Center.

Train on electric/hybrid vehicles like a new Mustang Mach-E SUV, Chevrolet Volt, or Toyota Prius.

Train with experienced faculty invested in your success and connected to industry.

Graduate prepared to work as entry-level technicians in new car dealerships and independent service centers.


Grads are in high demand at:

  • New-car/repair franchises: Sullivan-Parkhill, Napleton’s Auto Park, Ford City, Illini Nissan, Shields Auto Center, Serra Automotive, and more!
  • Independent service centers: Car X, Midas, Goodyear, CUMTD, Myler Automotive, Peter B's Automotive, and more!
  • Direct manufacturers: Tesla, Rivian, Cummins, and more!