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Nicor Gas Career Academy Fifth Annual Cohort

July 6 - August 13, 2021

Career Academy

The Nicor Gas Career Academy is a program sponsored by Nicor Gas, IBEW Local 19, Quad County Urban League, NPL, INTREN, KS Energy Services, and Pipe Strong. The 6-week, free job readiness program prepares participants for careers in the utility industry.

Curriculum covers core academics including mechanical concepts, basic math and reading skills. The program also prepares students for their careers with employment readiness coaching. 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.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Score at least a 12th-grade level in math & reading on the Tests of Adult Basic Education
  • Pass an extensive criminal background check and drug test
  • Group-style interview
  • Valid driver's license
  • Apply by June 21, 2021

Natural Gas Focus

  • Safety Overview​

  • Natural Gas 101​

  • Job Shadowing​

  • Tools of the Trade​

  • Meter Reading/Utility Specialist Training​

  • Avaya CCB Oracle Training​

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