Pursue Your Career in Skilled Trades at Rockford

Are you searching for targeted career training to secure promising employment opportunities in your area? Look no further than the HVAC/R program at Rockford Career College. Here, you'll receive top-notch instruction from industry professionals and gain invaluable hands-on experience to kickstart a new career or elevate your current one.

Here’s just a few reasons why a career in skilled trades makes a great choice:

  • Skilled trades positions are on the rise. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a significant growth of 296,300 jobs in skilled trades from 2019 to 2029.1
  • Construction and skilled trade roles provide swift entry into the job market. You don't need a four-year degree for a lifelong career in this field. Obtain your HVAC diploma in just 10 months or an Associate Degree in as little as 7 months.
  • RCC's Skilled Trade programs are meticulously designed to ensure your success. We have collaborated closely with local employers to create programs that offer real-world experience and comprehensive career preparation, setting you up for a fulfilling career journey.
  • Our Skilled Trade programs are taught by seasoned industry professionals who possess firsthand knowledge of the demands and rewards of the job. You will receive training that equips you to hit the ground running in less than a year.

At Rockford Career College, we are dedicated to providing you with the skills and expertise needed to thrive in the skilled trades industry. Take the first step towards your future success with us.

Construction Administration

Associate Degree - 100% Online

Take your career to the next level with a Degree in Construction Administration and oversee all aspects of construction projects.

Electrical Technician

Diploma Program - On-Campus

Electrical Technicians play a crucial role in today's world, where almost every aspect of our lives relies on electricity.

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

Diploma Program - On-Campus

HVAC/R deals with the design, installation, and maintenance of systems that control the temperature, humidity, and air quality in buildings and other enclosed spaces.


Diploma Program - On-Campus

Get ready for an exhilarating journey into the world of welding with our expanded evening classes.

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