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IMC Regional case management staff have developed career pathways for participants enrolled in NFJP training programs giving them the opportunity:

to achieve occupational skill sets in demand by local and regional employers
to obtain certification or licensing (industry-recognized credentials)
to be prepared for hire in occupations growing in Illinois

Individuals may qualify for IMC training:

as a low income farmworker in IMC’s NFJP program
or as a low income individual in IMC's scholarship program

Contact IMC Regional offices:

to discuss IMC's training program
to develop goals for a career pathway
to complete an application for training

Our NFJP Factsheet has additional information about NFJP and IMC locations.

Individuals who cannot visit our offices may call to set up a convenient location to meet. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request.

Highlighted below are careers for which IMC can assist eligible individuals to prepare an employability development plan for their own career pathway.

Some of these may us on-the-job training instead of or in addition to classroom instruction.

Click to view the Career List

Construction and Green Occupations

Construction Laborer
Electrical Lineman
Heat A/C Refrigerator Installer
Insulation Installer
Solar Photovoltaic Installer
Solar Thermal Installer
Wind Turbine Technician

Health Occupations

Certified Nurse
Assistant Dental Assistant
Emergency Medical Technician
Licensed Practical Nurse
Medical Assistant
Occupational Therapist Aide
Veterinary Assistant

Hospitality Occupations

Cook/Food Sanitation Worker
Front Desk Representative

Manufacturing Occupations

Fiberglass Laminator
Fabricator Machine Feeder/Offbearer
Material Handler
Metal Worker
Plastic Worker
Production Laborer

Transportation Occupations

Forklift Driver
Truck Driver

IMC can help eligible individuals with scholarships or assistance with tuition, fees and books to obtain occupational training at these community colleges and vocational institutions.

Click HERE for a printer friendly version of the list.

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