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Directions Training is certified by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) and authorized to accept training vouchers from the Illinois Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA). In addition, Directions Training Center is certified by the Office for Career and Technical Schools (OCTS) to accept Indiana Workforce Innovation and Opportunity (WIOA) training vouchers, as well as certified to accept Missouri WIOA grants and Missouri non-WIOA MoSCORES grants.

Why Customers Choose Directions Training Center:

  • Small class sizes for one on one instruction
  • Flexible class options including evening and weekend instructor-led virtual classes
  • Certified SME Instructors
  • Convenient on-site and virtual instructor-led courses
  • Ability to interact with corporate employees for real-world knowledge and experience
  • Authorized books, pre-tests and exams
  • 1-year membership to an outplacement service
  • Quarterly Career Workshops with an outplacement service

Learn more about Directions Training WIOA program

At Directions Training, our focus is to prepare students for placement within the job market by providing relevant training and real-world connections. By mixing WIOA students and corporate employees within our classes, students can meet professional contacts and establish a platform for further learning and networking. Students are also able to gain practical knowledge of trends and challenges in the current corporate environment, best preparing them for when they reenter the job market.

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Trained, Certified, Hired!

Directions’ WIOA program assists all Illinois counties and achieves a high placement rate for our students after completion of their training program. When choosing to focus on In-Demand certification, establishing the required skills and technology knowledge is essential to achieving successful placement in today’s economies. The job market has never been more competitive and challenging than it is today which is why Directions Training offers a variety of certification courses and career services to support your journey to find employment. Choose from the programs below to learn about our In-Demand WIOA training courses:

In-Demand Jobs:

  • Project Manager
  • IT Director
  • Operations Manager
  • Project Coordinator

Click Here to View our WIOA PMP Capabilities

In-Demand Jobs:

  • Business Analyst
  • Research Analyst
  • Program Analyst
  • Business Operations Analyst

Click Here to View our WIOA Business Analysis Capabilities

In-Demand Jobs:

  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Customer Support Specialist
  • Help Desk Tier 1 or 2
  • Entry Level Support Analyst

In-Demand Jobs:

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Solutions Architect
  • Jr. Network Analyst

Click Here to View our WIOA Cisco Certification Capabilities

In-Demand Jobs:

  • Director of Security
  • Security Analyst
  • Compliance Analyst
  • IT Support Specialist

In-Demand Jobs:

  • Web Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Digital media Specialist
  • Instructional Designer

Click Here to View our WIOA Adobe Capabilities

Frequently Asked Questions

Select courses are available from 6pm-9pm or 6:30-9:30pm Monday-Friday and some Saturdays from 8am-1pm. Please contact the Directions WIOA Department at 855.575.8900 for more information.

You may adjust your schedule as needed to accommodate employment.

  1. Chicago: all onsite courses are offered in Chicago.
  2. Adobe courses are offered in Chicago.

For more information, please contact the Directions WIOA Department at 855.575.8900.

  1. Classes are live and taught by a certified instructor who is located in a different state. You may access your live virtual courses from home or, from our Chicago campus.
  2. The instructor will share their screen and may use additional resources such as a web cam, power point or other materials as part of your course instruction.
  3. You have the option to ask questions live through your microphone or chat bar.
  4. Classes are offered M-F from the hours of 7am-6pm or, evening classes are offered from 6pm-9pm or 6:30pm-9pm.

Campus tours are not required however, you may take a virtual campus tour by viewing the Chicago campus pictures above.

Most clients complete all boot camps (boot camps are 5 days or less) within 2-3 months.

Students are allowed one complimentary exam retake for select classes only.

All students receive access to complimentary Quarterly Career Workshops.

Select students will receive:

  1. Outplacement service: 1-year paid membership*
  2. One-on-one career coaching
  3. Interview skills
  4. Resume and cover letter rewrite
  5. Linked in assistance
  6. Weekly job clubs
  7. Monthly networking groups

*Please note: not all students qualify for a 1-year outplacement service membership.  Your WIOA package will be discussed in your assessment meeting.

Career Resources Available to Students:

  • Quarterly Career Workshops
  • Outplacement service – 1-year paid membership
  • One-on-one career coaching
  • Interview skills coaching
  • Resume and cover letter rewrite
  • LinkedIn assistance
  • Weekly job clubs
  • Monthly networking groups

Click Here to View a Full List of Directions’ WIOA Approved Programs on the Illinois Workforce Development System Website.

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For more information, contact our Director of WIOA Programs at [email protected] or call 855.575.8900.

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