“The strongest warriors are given the toughest battle, but don't give up on the fight,” says Nikia Roper, Rockford Career College graduate. “Stay strong, fight through it, and conquer the battle, and you'll always win.” These principles guided Nikia as she began her career journey. By never surrendering, Nikia emerged victorious from our welding program, ready to take on a new career.
What You Learn in a Welding Program
For each graduate of a program, we highlight three different courses. During the program, Nikia took courses such as: Essentials of Welding, Thermal Cutting and Metal Preparation, SMAW Plate Certification, and more.READ MORE
Always striving to reach her full potential, Bethany Kopp continued her education so she could begin her dream career. “If you are not green and growing, then you are dead and dying,” she says. “Always try to improve yourself.” All of us at Rockford Career College are proud of Bethany for studying hard and graduating from our medical assistant program.
What You Learn in a Medical Assistant Program
For each graduate of a program, we highlight three different courses.
During the program, Bethany took courses such as: Patient Care, Specimen Collection and Analysis, MA Technology Fundamentals, and more.READ MORE
Looking for a rewarding profession? As an early childhood educator, you could be a positive influence in your students' lives and set children up for future successes. Teachers are needed now more than ever. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of preschool teachers is projected to grow by 13% in Illinois from 2018 to 2028.1 That's why we developed our brand new Early Childhood Education program.READ MORE
When it comes to career progression, Keyahna knows that you have to affect the change you desire. “Complain and remain or believe and achieve!” she says. Enrolling in our program was the first step she took toward achieving her career goals. We are very proud of Keyahna Rountree who graduated on the Dean’s List from Rockford Career College's business administration program.READ MORE
June 8th is National Best Friends Day! How will you celebrate those closest to you? While we often think of our friends as people to watch movies, take walks, or talk with, they could also play an important role in our professional lives.READ MORE