If you find yourself struggling to achieve your goals, you are not alone. Here is the good news: Our admissions staff is trained to help you navigate what career suites you and we start you off with a written plan to achieve your goal.
How important is a written plan (a roadmap to your future)? This excerpt from Mark McCormack will help you understand why a written plan is a critical component to achieving success.READ MORE
Hi, my name is Trevon Clark. I'm a retired US Air Force and for the last three years now, I've been working as a cook in the restaurant business, not really going anywhere. For the last 10 months now, I've been attending Rockford Career College in the welding program and because of the skills I have acquired here, I actually have a job lined up with United Alloy out in Jamesville about to pursue a career I really enjoy looking forward to.
“Successful do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do.”
If you call and hear “It’s a fabulous day at Rockford Career College,” then you are talking to Jackie! We are lucky to have such a positive, encouraging person as the first contact for visitors. We are proud that your first impression of us is her smiling face and cheerful attitude. Most importantly, she is extremely knowledgeable about RCC and willing to help everyone.
Will you be replaced by a robot? Robots may soon be replacing taxi drivers, brick layers, cashiers and even movie stars*. So how do you find a robot-proof job? Rockford Career College focuses on hands-on trade program that prepare you for a career that is robot-proof. Here are just a few of our programs for careers that need a human's touch:
10 Month Programs:
Some 30 Million jobs in the US that pay an average of $55,000 per year don’t require bachelor’s degrees.1
Many careers that do not require bachelor's degrees are in desperate need of qualified candidates. For example, between 2016 and 2026, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that job growth for: