The Project Hire-Ed Apprenticeship program is open to all ages and backgrounds. If you are interested in exploring full-time employment, learning new skills and getting on a career path, we encourage you to apply.
Learn more about program eligibility, certificate offering and coursework, the Project Hire-Ed Seminar course, how the program works and upcoming deadlines in this virtual webinar.
- Wednesday, Sept. 1 at 6:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m.
The online seminar course is the first step to applying for apprenticeship opportunities. To participate in the seminar course, details are below along with registration information.
The Project Hire Ed Apprenticeship Certificate program will allow students an opportunity to pursue multiple apprenticeship opportunities. Students will gain exposure to multiple career paths in multiple industries. Students will complete program requirements and then select 6 courses from the emphasis tracks. Students may work with a faculty member to develop a custom emphasis track.
Program requirements for the Applied Technology Certificate (Project Hire-Ed Apprenticeship)
“Project Hire-Ed was exactly what I was looking for. This program provided me the opportunity to continue my education in an accelerated format toward a certificate as well as work full time in industrial maintenance, receive benefits and gain the necessary experience I needed to further my career." - Jason PatrickRead COD Story
- Apprentice is employed, earns income while attending College of DuPage
- Apprentice receives benefits of full-time employment
- Apprentice receives wage increases as skills increase or set milestones are reached
- Employer pays for the full cost of the student's program courses, labs and fees
- Apprentice begins a career and earns college credits
- Apprentice graduates with no college debt
- Current Students
- Career changers
- Recent high school or GED graduates
- Current high school students (Students may be eligible to begin Foundational Skills courses while in high school)
- Student is employed, earns an income while attending College of DuPage
- Student receives benefits of full-time employment
- Student begins on-the-job training, gains hands-on experience and builds workplace skills
- Wages increase as skills increase or set milestones are reached
- Employer pays for the full cost of the student's program courses, labs and fees (once student is accepted into the program)
- Student begins a career and earns college credit
- Student graduates with no college debt