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Professional Certification

Many courses are available for a variety of training and certification opportunities.

Food Sanitation and Safety
Learn proper food care for food service establishments. Successful completion of the qualifying examination qualifies individuals for the Illinois Department of Public Health Certification.

Food Sanitation Recertification
This is a refresher course to recertify. Courses use an Illinois Department of Public Health Certification.

Department of Transportation Required Hazardous Material Training
The Department of Transportation requires training for employees receiving or shipping hazardous materials. This training includes 49 CFR hazardous materials table, packing of materials, shipping papers and other documentation, and recognizing potentially hazardous conditions when receiving packages. 

EPA Certification and Review
This review contains the information air conditioning and refrigeration services technicians need to successfully become universally recognized technicians. This certification fulfills part of the Federal Clean Air Act--Section 608. 

Succession Planning for Closely Held Businesses
This seminar will help owners of closely held businesses become more familiar with the need and process to plan for successions after a retirement or death within the company.

Legal Secretarial Certificate Program   
This course introduces individuals to accurate keyboarding and proofreading skills necessary to the legal secretarial profession. Topics will include an overview of the law office and the court system, basic document production of litigation documents using word processing, creation of documents in other areas of the law such as family law, estate planning, business organizations, real estate, or criminal law. This course also provides an overview of legal research.  

CPR Healthcare Provider
Receive the training and practice necessary to pass the CPR Healthcare Provider written examination and perform adult, child and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Participants will receive an AHA certification card upon successful completion.   

Building Operator Certification (BOC)
This business certification training provides nearly 80 hours of classroom and project work in building systems operation and management. Participants must pass an exam at the end of each training session.  

  • Building Systems Overview
  • Energy Conservation Techniques
  • Facility Electrical Systems
  • Efficient Lighting Fundamentals
  • HVAC Systems and Controls 
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Environmental Health and Safety Regulations

Building Performance Institute's Building Analyst Training
Participants will learn how to manage the integrated systems that are responsible for the transfer and use of energy, moisture transport, and air movement that builders must know to build energy-efficient buildings.