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Graduate Highlight - Kya Poe Electrical Technician
Graduate Highlight - Kya Poe

Tired of dead-end jobs?  That's why Kya Poe enrolled in our electrical technician program.
 

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Animal Welfare Management Success Story of Noelle
Animal Welfare Management Success Story of Noelle

If you love working with animals, but would prefer studying online, our Animal Welfare Management nine-month program is right for you. 

After graduation, you could consider pursuing a career working at an animal shelter, as a pet groomer, or you could even start your own doggie day care like Nicole Moore from our Stautzenberger program (a sister school of Rockford Career College).   

 

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Graduate Highlight - Anthony Walker CNC
Graduate Highlight - Anthony Walker

What would you be willing to give up to make your dream a reality? Inconvenience and our unwillingness to step outside of our comfort zones often cause us to miss out on wonderful opportunities. Taking action is what separates the dreamers of today from the achievers of tomorrow.  For Anthony Walker, beginning a new career was worth the sacrifice he made.
 

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Steven Lowe - Electrical Technician
Graduate Highlight - Steven Lowe

Did you know that America has an electrician shortage? In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that there will be 85,900 open jobs in the electrician field by 20241. The 2017 annual mean wage of electricians in Illinois was $61,010 to $81,600.2  Although our reliance on electronics— including HVAC systems for our homes and businesses—increases, fewer students are choosing this field for their future careers.

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Graduate Highlight - Patrick Brown Welding
Graduate Highlight - Patrick Brown

When you hear the word “creative,” what comes to mind? You might think of painters, sculptors, singers, writers, or actors. However, creativity manifests itself in many ways. Welders also create a very practical form of art. Essential to a plethora of industries, welding is a highly versatile skill that results in useful products and allows businesses to continue operating efficiently. This is why Patrick Brown chose welding for his career.
 

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Graduate Highlight - Damon Hess Electrical Technician
Graduate Highlight - Damon Hess

“Just believe in yourself,” says Rockford Career College graduate Damon Hess. “Even if you don't, pretend that you do. At some point, you will.”
 

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