DACC Offering High School Equivalency and Manufacturing Path

DACC Offering High School Equivalency and Manufacturing Path

The Adult Education Department at Danville Area Community College will once again offer an amazing opportunity to get both a High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma and certifications in the manufacturing field. This is in conjunction with DACC’s Corporate Education and Vermilion County Works.

The program starts April 1 and will run approximately 8-10 weeks (depending how fast work is completed). During the morning, the student will be in HSE class and in the afternoon, they will work on the manufacturing piece. The program will run Mondays through Thursdays from 9AM-3:30PM.

After the student completes the classes, they may qualify for a paid work experience at one of our local manufacturing plants. This is an opportunity to see what it is like to work for that company, show them what type of worker you are, and quite possibly walk away with a good-paying, full-time job with benefits!

To qualify, the student must be 18 years of age or older, and must read at or above a 9th grade reading level (to be determined by testing at DACC). Candidates would be referred to Vermilion County Works to see if they qualify for their program. This process takes a few weeks, so if you know of someone that may be interested, please contact DACC Adult Education right away at Prairie Hall, Room 119 or call 217-443-8782. 

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ICAPS: Manufacturing Path

Pave the Way to Your Future

ICAPS Manufacturing Path is a FREE 8-week program for qualifying GED students with a 9th grade reading and math level designed to give them the tools needed to be successful in the manufacturing industry. After completing training, students will participate in a paid internship with local companies to become work ready which can lead to full-time employment.

Benefits:

·         Career Prep

·         Mechanical Skills Training

·         Mechanical Aptitude Scores

·         National Career Readiness Certificate

·         OSHA 10 General Industry Certificate

·         Tooling U Certificate

·         Paid Internship Opportunity

 

April 1-May 17, 2019

Monday-Thursday

9AM-Noon GED/HSE Class

12:30-3:30PM – ICAPS Manufacturing Class

All participants must be fully committed to the program including its scheduled time frame and all requirements.

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