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Two Fire Departments Collaborate On Firefighter/Paramedic Apprenticeships In The State Of Illinois

Published Monday, August 24, 2020
by The Arlington Heights (Illinois) Daily Herald
Two Fire Departments Collaborate On Firefighter/Paramedic Apprenticeships In The State Of Illinois

(DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS) - Oakton Community College has established its first Public Service Apprenticeship Program, a partnership with the Evanston Fire Department, allowing residents of Evanston to gain a career path in Fire Services - tuition free.

Evanston residents who are at least 17 are eligible to apply for the three-year Apprenticeship Program.

They will work, train and learn in preparation to test for a full-time appointment as an Evanston Firefighter/Paramedic.

Students from Evanston Township High School are encouraged to apply.

The City of Evanston will cover tuition and training costs.                                                     

Oakton offers a full range of cost-effective, high-quality training solutions developed by Oakton's Workforce Solutions team that can be delivered at a variety of locations.

Oakton has an experienced team of Consultants, Trainers and Program Managers who develop customized training programs - enhancing Employee skills and knowledge to drive results.

"Oakton is excited to expand on these types of relationships with business partners in our community," said Ruben Howard II, Oakton's Director of Workforce and Strategic Partnerships.

For more details regarding the firefighter Apprenticeship Program, an information session is scheduled for Thursday, October 1st, at 7 p.m.

To RSVP, email apprenticeships@oakton.edu.

To Directly Access This Apprenticeship and Training News Story, Go To: www.dailyherald.com/news/20200823/oakton-and-evanston-fire-department-collaborate-on-firefighter-apprenticeships

 

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