LLCC one of 10 partner colleges in $4 million apprenticeship grant

A federal grant will allow the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) to serve more than 1,600 apprentices in pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs that will lead to employment in the information technology sector.

The $4.0 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, announced earlier this month, will support the development and expansion of apprenticeship programs in partnership with 10 Illinois community colleges, including LLCC, that represent the geographic and demographic diversity of the state.

LLCC will receive $360,000 over the next four years from the grant.

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