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Interested in training in a new career? 
The Talent Pipeline Program may be for you!

The Talent Pipeline Program provides industry recognized training to maintain a pipeline of hirable talent within our region. Students are able to gain the necessary skills to become employable in the healthcare and transportation industries.

How to Apply

info session
Attend an information session

take an assessment
Complete an application and take a math and reading assessment

Come in for an interview

Prepare for jobs such as

  • CDL Truck Driver
  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Central Service
  • Pharmacy Technician

Assistance may include

  • Career planning
  • Financial support:
  • Books & supplies
  • Exam & certification fees
  • Transportation
  • Tuition assistance
  • Job placement
  • Paid work experience
  • Supportive services
  • and more!

Cost & Eligibility

If selected, you will participate in pre-vocational and/or apprenticeship opportunities as part of your career training program. Training is FREE if you are eligible for a WIOA grant.

To be eligible, you must be low-income (receiving SNAP, TANF, SSI or SSDI), unemployed or underemployed.

Find out more!
Contact us at: (708) 709-7768 or email twl@prairiestate.edu
Funding provided in whole or in part by the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity.