Bridge to Technical Trades and Health Services

Prepare for Career Opportunities with "Bridges to 21st Century Careers" 

Enhance your employability skills in reading, writing, and math needed to be "College Ready" for transitioning into High Demand Jobs and Certificate Programs at the community college in careers including:

  • Manufacturing
  • Graphic design
  • Health Care
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • HVAC
  • Welding
  • Culinary Arts
  • Supply Chain/Logistics
  • More

Learn about on-the-job valued work skills such as:

  • Critical thinking
  • Teamwork
  • Information Technology Applications
  • Career Management and Resume Development
  • Career Pathways
  • Educational Opportunities

Morning classes meet Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon beginning on Feb. 14.

Evening classes meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. beginning on Feb. 6.

Registration and testing:

Wed., Jan. 25 and Wed., Feb. 1 at 6:30 p.m. and Wed. Feb. 8 and Mon. Feb. 13 at 9:00 a.m. 
Contact Kelly Barinholtz to schedule an appointment.

Classes are held at the Forest View Educational Center, 2121 S. Goebbert Road in Arlington Heights.

To learn if you qualify, contact Kelly Barinholtz at (847) 718-7876 or


Funded in part through the Chicago Tribune Charities, a McCormick Foundation Fund.