Support For Workforce Training (SWFT)

 

 

Late Spring and Summer Training Options 

NEW! English Language and College Career Readiness Classes. Classes begin March 9th!

Classes will help students prepare for Career and Technical certificate classes, pass college entrance exams, high school equivalency exams (HSE, HiSet, or GED), or acquire career-specific English language fluency (ESL). Questions or to register for classes, contact Parkland College Adult Education and Workforce Development at 217/351-2580 or AdultEducation@parkland.edu.

English Communications bridge classes for intermediate and advanced English-language-learners

Nursing Assistant
Information Session Friday, Feb 28, 9-10 AM, sign up here.
Class schedule: MTWR 8:30 AM-12 PM

Industrial Technology (Welding, Electrical, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Engineering)
Information Session Tuesday, March 3, 6-7 PM, sign up here.
Class schedule: TWR 6-9 PM

Beginning Computers
Information Session Tuesday, Feb 25, 6-7 PM, sign up here.
Class schedule: MTR 7-9 PM

College and Career Readiness (CCR) classes for native English speakers (and fluent non-native)
Health Careers
Information Session Tuesday, Feb 26, 6-7 PM, sign up here.
Class schedule: MTW 5:30-8:30 PM

Industrial Technology (Welding, Electrical, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Engineering)
Information Session Tuesday, Mar 3, 6-7 PM, sign up here.
Class schedule: TR 6-9 PM

Business, Management, and Administration
Information Session Wednesday, Mar 4, 9-10 AM, sign up here.
Class schedule: MTWR 9 AM-12 PM

If you have questions or would like to register for classes, contact Parkland College Adult Education and Workforce Development at 217/351-2580 or AdultEducation@parkland.edu.

FREE short-term training for high-skilled, high-wage jobs.

Struggling to earn a living that supports your family or yourself? Make it SWFT!

SWFT* provides short-term (1 year or less) training in more than 20 career options—tuition-free—that leads you to employment in in-demand fields with life-supporting wages. Besides tuition and fee waivers to take your classes, you may also receive assistance in the form of a stipend. A high school credential is not required to be a part of the program.

Enter your information below so we may share information with you and send you dates for upcoming information sessions.  If the information sessions are full, you will be notified of additional information sessions as they become available.  

 

SWFT Options by Career Category: 

 

Transportation/Distribution


Healthcare 

 

Business/IT Services  

 

 

Jessie McClusky-Gilbert

SWFT Program Manager

Room X125 | 217/353-2150

swft@parkland.edu

parkland.edu/swft

 

 

SWFT Map

 

 

 

*A 2019 Illinois Workforce Equity Initiative (WEI) grant program

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