Need Training? Consider Prairie State College.
PSC offers customized, innovative training solutions that increase productivity, improve efficiencies, and enhance operational performance. With partnered program development, our training solutions are tailored to meet specific organizational needs and goals. Training provisions are available via virtual platforms, at your company facilities or one of our campus locations
The Corporate Education and Training Department is committed to lifelong learning by offering results-oriented training for your workforce needs. We offer powerful and valuable solutions through customized programs that are delivered to your company facilities or on our campus. Corporate Education supports a multitude of industries including: business, healthcare, manufacturing/trades, and non-profit organizations. Our training is customized to meet your needs.
PSC’s Industrial Pre-Apprenticeship Training (IPAT) program provides the foundational training in the skilled trades, and prepares individuals to be successful on the job in industrial and manufacturing environments. Courses can be taken over the course of two to three semesters, and consist of IRCP 1-Shop Arithmetic, IRCP 2-Machine Tool Blueprint Reading, and IRCP 3-Trade-Related Preparation. This three-course training program has a proven record of success in skills enhancement and development, and is ideal for employers desiring to strengthen skillsets of workers or to prepare individuals to enter into an apprenticeship program. IPAT supports vocational training leading to a Department of Labor recognized apprenticeship program. PSC offers flexible course delivery options for pre-apprenticeship training. Students (or employers) can choose the educational experience that best fits their needs. This includes face-to-face, e-learning (online), and hybrid options. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prairie State College brings education and training on the road. In recognition of and response to the skills gaps evident in several key manufacturing job types within the Chicago region, Prairie State College is offering mobile training opportunities to existing employees of private firms and post-high school residents in the region through our MTCs. Click the image for additional details.
PSC is a Continuing Education Sponsor through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) to offer continuing education units for the following professions: Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Advanced Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse and Nursing Home Administrator. PSC is also an approved provider from Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) to offer Professional Development (PD) for teachers, and recognized provider of SHRM professional development credits for human resources practitioners.
With many organizations struggling to adjust to circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, maintaining productivity, filling essential positions, and maintaining and upskilling workforce is a strategic practice toward sustainability and efficiency. The CET team has successfully engaged hundreds of organizations for training and business solutions. Among them are:
- Advocate Aurora Health Care
- Crisis Center of South Suburbia
- Federal Signal
- Gelita, Inc.
- Legacy Healthcare
- Tower International
- UAW/Ford Motor Company
- Unity Hospice
- Village of Matteson