The Business and Community Education Department’s approach is to provide training that is practical, convenient, and affordable. Education is the key to a quality workforce and customized training can be the solution to meet your needs. Customized training means the Business and Community Education Department delivers training where, when and how you want it. Your training can be arranged on-site at your workplace, or at any of our campus locations.
The topics and curriculum are customized for your business or industry to meet the specific needs of your employees. With today’s business climate demanding proficiency with a multitude of technical and non-technical skills, the possibilities for affordable training programs are numerous. Below you will find topics of the most common professional development and technical programs. Looking for a topic and can’t find it? Just ask. We are open to other needs and will do our best to fulfill your request. Contact the Business & Community Education Department at (309) 341-5469
to find out more about how a customized training can be arranged to meet your needs.
Six Sigma & Lean Customized Training Solutions
Lean Mastery (1 hour)
Lean enterprise is a process designed to bring about rapid improvements to an organization's performance through an overhaul of the value stream. It is composed of a comprehensive set of elements, rules, and tools that focus on value, waste elimination, and continuous incremental improvement. This training contains clear, concise information on transforming an enterprise to lean.
Six Sigma Continuous Improvement (1 hour)
Six Sigma Green Belt (3 days)
Running a Lean Event (1 day)
Safety & Health Training
Basic Industrial/Electrical Maintenance Safety
10-Hour General Industry
10-Hour Construction Industry
10-Hour Highway Builder
Hazardous Waste Site Worker
Industrial Chemical Spill Response (Technician)
Industrial Chemical Spill Response (Operations Level)
HAZMAT Annual Refresher
Safety & Health for Managers & Supervisors
Developing & Maintaining an Effective Safety Committee
An Introduction to OSHA
Powered Industrial Truck (Forklift) Safety
Powered Industrial Truck Trainer/Supervisor/Evaluator
Safety & Health in the Recreation Industry
Safe Work Practices for Machine Operators
Safety & Health for Office & Sales Personnel
Confined Space Awareness
Safety for Grain Handling Facilities
DOT Required HAMAT
(Other safety training topics include: OSHA Illness & Injury Recordkeeping, Safety for: (Route Sales Drivers, Retail Business, Distribution Centers, Nursing Homes, Child Care Providers, Custodial/Maintenance, Lawn & Pool), HAZMAT for Emergency Medical Services, Employing the Teenager and OSHA Plus (more than 10 hour OSHA class).
Welding, Brazing & Cutting Safety Training
Blue Print Reading
MIG/MAG Pulse & Spray
Oxy-Fuel Cutting & Welding
Professional Development 1-Hour Workshops
Human Resource Management
Conflict Resolution/Problem Solving
Professional Development Seminars
We offer over 50 topics for seminars under categories such as Personal Improvement, Managing, Human Resources, Communications, Customer Contact and Organizational Development.