Harper’s New Registered Apprenticeship programs are unique, flexible instruction programs combining job related credit courses with structured on-the-job learning experiences. An apprenticeship is first and foremost a job and comes with substantial training and the development of transferable skills, which is beneficial to the employer and the employee. The goal for our apprenticeship programs is to provide workers with advanced skill sets that meet the specific needs of employers.
Employers are encouraged to begin recruiting apprentices for Fall, 2019 now.
Apprentice candidates are encouraged to begin preparing for interviews for Fall, 2019.
Whether you are looking for a job, already employed, a veteran, seeking a career change, or want to gain further qualifications, our apprenticeship programs could be for you. Earn a salary while learning the skills for a career and graduate from Harper with no debt. Click here to learn more about Harper’s Apprenticeship programs.
Employers will partner with Harper College to create training and educational programs specific to existing needs within the company. Students will work while they are learning, which will boost company productivity. With a continually replenishing pool of loyal, talented employees, companies will no longer feel the empty hole of the skills gap. Click here to learn more about how we can help you with your business.
Zurich Insurance Group announced it will establish an apprenticeship program in the U.S. to help develop the next generation of insurance industry professionals. Harper College helped Zurich to design the course curriculum and provides the education to the apprentices. With inaugural classes in 2016, Zurich is committed to hiring 100 apprentices into the program by 2020.
Harper College, in Palatine, IL is one of the nation’s premier community colleges and one of the largest, serving more than 40,000 students annually in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. Harper offers associate degree and certificate programs, workforce training, continuing education classes, accelerated degree options for adults and developmental education programs.