A Safe Haven Training Academy

A Safe Haven Training Academy serves homeless and disadvantaged job seekers, including ex-offenders, military Veterans, female heads of household, youth and young adults. Job training programs are designed to target strategic skills gaps to ensure trainees are put on a career pathway.

 

Training Programs

Introduction to Welding – A 14-week, 210-hour program. This is a beginning welding course that teaches basic welding skills that lead to an American Welding Society certificate – Gas Metal Arc Welding (GNAW or MIG). The program is designed to provide students with training in basic welding skills. In addition to learning welding mathematics, blueprint reading, layout and fabrication, students are introduced to the basic fundamentals of job safety and ethics. Graduates are qualified to a standard of the American Welding Society: AWS GMAW D1.3. Graduates also complete the OSHA 10 HR (General Industry) safety course and test to receive OSHA 10 certification. Classes run on an open enrollment schedule. Upon graduation, students receive assistance with job placement in the manufacturing and metal fabricating industry.

Includes: Resume Writing Assistance, Job Placement Assistance, Job Club, Financial Literacy, Basic Computer Training and Adult Basic and Secondary Education

Great for: Individuals seeking an entry into the industrial or construction welding field

Tuition: There is no cost to the job seeker for these programs.

 

Welding Bridge Program – An 8-week, 210-hour program. In addition to introductory welding, this course provides low-literacy individuals with the educational support needed to achieve basic qualifications for a career in welding. In addition to learning welding mathematics, blueprint reading, layout and fabrication, students are introduced to the basic fundamentals of job safety and ethics. Graduates are qualified to a standard of the American Welding Society: AWS GMAW D1.3. Graduates also complete the OSHA 10 HR (General Industry) safety course. Classes run on an open enrollment schedule. Upon graduation, students receive assistance with job placement in the manufacturing and metal fabricating industry.

Includes: Job Readiness soft skills training, resume assistance, and job placement assistance

Great for: Low literacy individuals and those without a high school diploma or equivalency who are seeking an entry into the industrial or construction welding field.

Tuition: There is no cost to the job seeker for these programs.

 

Culinary Arts Program – A nine-week program, with four course sessions a year. The Culinary Arts Curriculum is designed to provide students with the basic skills and knowledge they need to success as a culinarian. The program combines the classical elements of an apprenticeship-based education with a contemporary classroom-style education, selecting the best elements each style of education has to offer. The curriculum focuses on learning basic Front-of-House/Back-of-House kitchen fundamentals and techniques, including stock, soup, and sauce preparation, knife skills, weights and measurements, cooking methods, seasoning and flavoring including vegetable, fruit, meats and fish fabrication and complete Food Service Sanitation Manager’s Certificate examination. Upon graduation, students receive assistance with job placement in culinary, hospitality and catering businesses.

Includes: Job Readiness/Soft Skills Training, Resume Writing Assistance, Job Placement Assistance, Job Club, Financial Literacy, Basic Computer Training and Adult Basic and Secondary Education

Great for: Individuals seeking an entry into the culinary and hospitality industries

Tuition: There is no cost to the job seeker for these programs.

 Apply Today

For more information, or to apply, fill out an information form now or attend Program Orientation, offered every Wednesday at 12:30 at 2750 W. Roosevelt Road.

A Safe Haven Foundation is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

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Questions? Contact us directly: 773.435.8300 or email jball@asafehaven.org for more information.

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