The ninth cohort of the Nicor Gas Career Academy will begin on Monday, August 28, 2023.
If you are interested in learning about how you can launch a career in the energy industry, please visit qcul.org/careeracademy to apply.
Applications must be submitted by Friday, August 25, 2023 to be considered.
Nicor Gas commits $500K to Quad County Urban League for Career Academy
The Nicor Gas Career Academy is a program sponsored by IBEW Local 19, Quad County Urban League, NPL, KS Energy Services, Pipe Strong and Precision Pipeline. The 6-week, free job readiness program prepares participants for careers in the utility industry.
From career pathway planning and employment readiness, interview practice and resume writing to getting familiar with the HR and hiring process at Nicor Gas, Career Academy sets students up for an exciting career and a bright future.
Natural Gas Focus
The Career Academy curriculum covers core academics including mechanical concepts, basic math and reading skills. The program also prepares students for their careers with employment readiness coaching. A few of the areas covered include:
Natural Gas 101
Tools of the Trade
Meter Reading/Utility Specialist Training
Avaya CCB Oracle Training