Supply Chain Management & Logistics Basic Certificate
Offered in conjunction with our training partner Olive Harvey College, this 8-month training provides dual enrollment at Olive Harvey College, ongoing career coaching support and Basic Supply Chain Management certificate at the conclusion of the program. This training is for adults to gain fundamental skills and experiences to secure jobs and successful high-growth careers in transportation, supply chain and logistics.
AMx 3D Printing Course
AMx 3D Printing is an 8-week training created to help accelerate the training of the future workforce in advanced manufacturing.
This course is facilitated in-person by 3D Printing professionals so students have the ability to ask questions and have direct tutoring in the content. Students will meet two times per week. 1-day instruction and 1-day industry tours. Transportation assistance is provided for offsite activities. This program is presented in collaboration with Richard J. Daley College, 3Degrees, and West Side Forward hosted during West Side Forward's Summer Institute 2022.
This program will meet from August 2022 to September 2022 on Mondays & Wednesdays from 10:00 am - 12:30 pm. Training sessions will be held at the West Side Forward Campus, 4100 W. Ferdinand St.
Applications are accepted electronically only.
The application process includes:
• Copy of a valid driver’s license or state identification
To enroll, applicants must meet a specific set of criteria. The criteria outlined below are the starting point for screening, but West Side Forward reserves the right to adjust these criteria as we determine the demand and capacity of the students to meet these criteria.
They are as follows:
The successful completion of the modules will enable students to be credentialed within the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Certified Technologist (CMfgT) certification. The Total commitment for this program is 8 weeks.
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Advanced Manufacturing Training
Great opportunity for Chicago residents to gain advanced technology and digital skills for careers in manufacturing related positions in Illinois.
Additive Manufacturing Training is an 8-week career training program providing professional industry credentials and career counseling to secure great positions in high-demand fast-growing manufacturing technology-related careers.
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Transportation, Distribution & Logistics
Get trained for careers in supply chain management, logistics and transportation.
Advanced Manufacturing Career Options
Architectural Drafter, Computer -Aided Design (CAD) Technology
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmer Metal and Plastic
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operator Metal and Plastic
Control and Valve Installer and Repairer Except Mechanical Door
First-Line Supervisor of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
First-Line Supervisor of Production and Operating Workers
Industrial Engineering Technician
Industrial Machinery Mechanic
Industrial Production Manager
Inspector, Tester, Sorter, Sampler, and Weigher
Maintenance Worker, Machinery
Multiple Machine Tool Setter, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic
Tool and Die Maker
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender
Transportation Distribution & Logistics
TDL is designed to introduce vast career opportunities in the fast-growing sector contributing to an increase in candidate pipeline in the Chicagoland area.
TDL training programs are focused on Supply Chain Management & Logistics careers taught in conjunction with experts from the transportation, distribution, and logistics industry to ensure you have the fundamental skills and experiences needed to secure employment in one of the fastest-growing industries.
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Transportation Distribution Logistics Career Options
Airline Pilot, Copilot, and Flight Engineer
Air Traffic Controller
Automotive Body and Related Repairer
Automotive Glass Installer and Repairer
Automotive Service Technician and Mechanic
Diesel Service Technician and Mechanic
First-Line Supervisor of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers
First-Line Supervisor of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine Operators
Hand Laborers and Material Mover
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Manager
Truck Driver, Heavy Tractor-Trailer
Truck Driver, Light or Delivery Service
Flexible opportunities to get help re-booting your career
Jumpstart Advanced Bootcamp (JAB)
Jumpstart Advanced Bootcamp (JAB) is designed to provide an immersive career coaching experience to help you conquer your career goals with confidence. JAB is a free one-week fast-track intensive training to help you successfully navigate changing careers, mastery of the job search process, and refresh essential job skills. Includes hands-on technology skills refresher, resume clinic, and individual interview preparation coaching.
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