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The Program

Now more than ever, employers are looking for strong essential skills (AKA soft skills) when making hiring decisions. WEST is an essential skills bootcamp program that leads to paid training, certifications, and employment opportunities for individuals ages 18-24 who are not enrolled in school.

Key Benefits

Key Benefits for Participants:

  • Career path guidance
  • Entry-level training
  • Multiple certifications
  • Paid internships
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employment opportunities

Industry Focus:

  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Information Technology
  • Transportation / Logistics
  • Business / Finance

How to Get Started

Start by attending our Virtual Information Session and submitting your Pre-Screening Application. We will then contact you to discuss next steps.

Do you have questions about the WEST program?

Contact:
Christine Liske
[email protected]
847-377-3446

Current participants can access the Virtual WEST Program portal here:
https://lakecountycareers.com/WEST-program

To learn more about these and other in-demand occupations in Lake County visit our Career Paths page.

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