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Nicor Gas Career Academy

Nicor Gas, NPL and the Quad County Urban League launched a new job-readiness program in 2018​

Inaugural cohort – August 20 – September 28, 2018​

Career Academy participants
Career Academy participants

  • 6-week program ​

  • 30 days​
     

  • 120 hours – 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. M-F​
     

  • Nicor Gas and NPL facilitated ​15 days of academy sessions​

Career Academy participants

Career Academy participants

Natural Gas Focus

  • Safety Overview​
     

  • Natural Gas 101​
     

  • Job Shadowing​
     

  • Tools of the Trade​
     

  • Meter Reading/Utility Specialist Training​
     

  • Avaya CCB Oracle Training​

Curriculum

Core Academic Review​

  • Basic Math Skills​
     

  • Reading Skills​
     

  • Mechanical Concepts

Career Academy participants

Career Academy participants

Employment Readiness

  • Resume Writing​
     

  • Interview Skills​
     

  • Career Pathway Planning​
     

  • HR/Hiring Process at Nicor Gas