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CLC’s Manufacturing Skills Network

A One-Stop Resource for Employers


Challenge Us–To Help You Close the Skills Gap

Every day you face the challenge of finding the right workers. Now, it's your turn to challenge us. As a leading provider of workforce training, the College of Lake County can help you find or train skilled workers. We can:

  • • Provide you with a well-qualified pool of job candidates – the students and graduates of our technician preparation programs.
  • • Train your existing workers through our seven academic programs in technology fields or through customized training developed by our Workforce and Professional Development Institute.
  • • Explore creating a new degree or certificate program if need is great enough.

Our Skills Pool

We offer seven major manufacturing-related technician programs. Each has been developed with feedback from employers to ensure the programs match workforce needs.

Your Skills Network Contact: Rob Twardock

Rob Twardock will refer you to potential job candidates from our academic programs. He will also help you find solutions to your workforce training needs.

  • Rob Twardock
  • Interim Dean, Engineering, Math and Physical Sciences Division
  • (847) 543-2499
  • eng491@clcillinois.edu
Mechatronics, our newest program, was developed to meet employer demand. The program prepares technicians with skills in mechanical and electrical systems and manufacturing processes.