Harper’s New Registered Apprenticeship programs are unique, flexible training programs combining job related credit courses with structured on-the-job learning experiences. An apprenticeship is first and foremost a job and comes with substantial training and the development of transferable skills, which is beneficial to the employer and the employee. The goal is to provide workers with advanced skill sets that meet the specific needs of employers.
Now accepting applications for
CNC Precision Machining and
Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
Apprenticeship Programs to begin Fall, 2016.
Logistics / Supply Chain Management and
General Insurance will be accepting applications for Spring, 2017.
Registered Apprenticeships have been utilized to meet the needs of America’s skilled workforce for over 75 years. These apprenticeship programs are available in 1500 occupations across 170 industries found in businesses of all sizes and last from 1 – 5 years. Apprenticeship programs are for ambitious people of all ages who want to earn a salary while they learn, gaining real skills and knowledge. These programs offer employers the opportunity to strengthen and build their workforce providing a tailored high-quality talent pipeline. In this regard, Registered Apprenticeship programs effectively meet the needs of both employers and job-seekers.
Whether you are looking for a job, already employed, a veteran, seeking a career change, or want to gain further qualifications, an Apprenticeship could be for you. Earn a salary while learning the skills for a career and graduate from Harper with no debt. Click here to learn more about Harper’s Apprenticeship programs.
Employers will partner with Harper College to create training and educational programs specific to existing needs within the company. Students will work while they are learning, which will boost company productivity. With a continually replenishing pool of loyal, talented employees, companies will no longer feel the empty hole of the skills gap. Click here to learn more about how we can help you with your business.
Zurich Insurance Group announced it will establish an apprenticeship program in the U.S. to help develop the next generation of insurance industry professionals. Harper College provides Zurich with administrative support helps design the course curriculum. With inaugural classes in 2016, and Zurich is committed to having 100 apprentices undertake the program by 2020.
Wieland Metals Inc. is a worldwide supplier of solutions and services focused on semi-finished products in copper and copper alloys, complemented by other materials and products.
Wieland is actively developing it’s apprenticeship program in the U.S.A. as it looks to grow it’s workforce. Harper College provides Weiland with administrative support and helps design the course curriculum.
Scot Forge is a 100% employee-owned manufacturer of custom open die forgings and seamless rolled rings. Starting as a small hammer shop in Chicago in 1893, Scot Forge has over 120 years of experience.
Dedicated to growing their own skilled workforce, Scot Forge is collaborating with Harper College to develop their apprentice program. Harper College provides Scot Forge with administrative support helps design the course curriculum.
Harper College, in Palatine, IL is one of the nation’s premier community colleges and one of the largest, serving more than 40,000 students annually in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. Harper offers associate degree and certification programs, workforce training, continuing education classes, accelerated degree options for adults and developmental education programs.