Engineer Technician Training program at College of Lake County begins Sept. 30
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The Riley brothers graduated from the 2012 Engineering Technician Training program at CLC.
College of Lake County
Applicants for the College of Lake County's Engineer Technician Training Program are now being accepted. The two semester program is provided at no cost to qualifying students who are minorities, laid-off workers or at-risk students.
Engineer Technicians perform technical work related to the investigation, planning, design and construction of engineering projects. On-the-job tasks may include materials, field and laboratory testing and inspection; drafting bridge and highway design plans; inspecting construction projects and bridges; staking on a survey crew; assisting in the development of bridge, road and hydraulic design drawings; creating traffic surveys; and taking physical investigations of highway facilities.
Funded by a $122,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), the 16-credit program begins at CLC on Sept. 30, 2013.
Passing college placement tests is required as part of the admission process. Acceptance includes enrollment in CLC credit courses. Students can earn a weekly stipend, and successful completion will result in a college-level certificate.
Participants selected must be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, Sept. 30 to May 16, 2014. In addition, students must be age 18 or over, have a high school diploma or GED and valid driver's license, meet course prerequisites and submit to a background check.
Students will enroll in Technical Mathematics I (MTH 117), Basic Surveying (CIV 111), Construction Inspection & Safety (CIV 113), Civil Materials and Testing (CIV 214) and Engineering Graphics (EGR 121). The program will cover selected topics in mathematics, basic engineering, surveying, construction safety, materials/testing and Computer Aided Design and drafting.
For more information, contact Jose C. Velarde, associate dean of the Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences division at (847) 543-2602 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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