SPRINGFIELD — Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC) will host Workforce and Health Care 101 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26. Individuals in attendance will be able to try out various career training programs. Registration for the free event is available.
Hands-on workforce sessions will be also offered in automotive technology, HVAC, construction, and commercial electrical maintenance. In addition, health care sessions will include nursing (RN, LPN, CNA), surgical technology, neurodiagnostic technology, and occupational therapy assistant.
The event begins at the Workforce Careers Center on the LLCC campus, 5250 Shepherd Road.
Participants can learn about the LLCC application and enrollment process. It also includes discovering ways to pay for college, and the next steps in the process between 5 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. For the remainder of the event, participants will attend their chosen workforce or health care session.
LLCC staff statements on the event
“We invite prospective students to learn about these in-demand industries and career opportunities, and how our programs can get you into a high-paying career quickly,” said Nancy Sweet, dean of the LLCC Workforce Institute. “This event is unique in that participants can actually roll up their sleeves and do hands-on activities in our labs.”
“Health care jobs are plentiful, and our graduates are highly sought by local employers, who will be on hand at this event,” said Dr. Cynthia Maskey, dean of health professions. “We invite anyone who is considering a health care career to explore our nursing and other allied health programs.”
Additional information about the event is available by contacting Workforce Institute enrollment specialist Darla Cochran at (217) 786-2407. You can also email her at Darla.Cochran@llcc.edu.
Interested individuals can also contact Workforce Institute recruitment and placement coordinator Jeffrey Martin. They can reach Martin via phone at (217) 786-2373. He is also available via email at Jeffrey.Martin@llcc.edu.
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