Contract Training

Corporate & Community Services offers customized training and consulting to meet the individual needs of our clients. Whether you are a Fortune 500 company looking for on-site training for hundreds of employees or a small business owner needing a one-on-one consultation, we are ready to assist you.

What is Contract Training?

Employee training is a strategic investment that can lead to improved employee performance, customer satisfaction and organizational success. It is an essential component of a proactive and forward-thinking approach to human resource management. Not only does training advance employee skills, it also provides a competitive advantage. 

Train with an Industry Leader!

Join the hundreds of companies who have trusted Corporate & Community Services with their training needs. We handle the details for you! We secure expert instructors and follow all requirements for proper certification. 

We offer private, customized training in a variety of industrial and professional development topics. The training can take place at your site or we have facilities available at JJC's campus locations.

Training Topics

This is just a small snapshot of what types of training we can provide. All of these programs can be modified to meet your specific needs. We can also develop programs based on topics that are best suited to your organization.

  • Computer Skills

    Technology evolves rapidly, and computer training helps individuals stay current with the latest tools and software. Our software training teaches individuals how to use various software applications and tools, allowing them to perform tasks more efficiently. This can lead to increased productivity, time savings and improved workflow in both personal and professional settings.

    • Illustrator
    • Photoshop
    • Premiere Pro


    Google Workspace
    Microsoft Office
    • Excel
    • PowerPoint
    • Publisher
    • Teams
    • Word



  • Health & Safety Training

    Providing comprehensive health and safety training is essential for preventing accidents, ensuring compliance with regulations, promoting a safety culture and ultimately creating a secure and productive environment for employees and customers.

    While investing in safety training incurs initial costs, it often leads to significant cost savings in the long run. Fewer accidents means fewer workers' compensation claims, reduced medical expenses and lower insurance premiums. 

    Organizations that prioritize safety are perceived as responsible and caring. This positive reputation can attract top talent, build trust with customers and clients and contribute to a positive public image.

    • Confined Space
    • CPR/AED
    • Fall Protection
    • First Aid
    • Food Handler Training (Online)
    • Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification
    • Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)
    • Hoist and Ladder
    • NFPA 70E: Electrical Practices - Workplace Safety
    • OSHA 10 & 30
    • Piping & Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID)

  • Mechanical & Industrial Training

    Our programs are designed to align with industry standards and practices. Participants acquire up-to-date knowledge and familiarity with the latest technologies and techniques through hands-on, practical experiences.

    • Basic and Advanced Electricity
    • Blueprint Reading
    • Digital Multimeter
    • Electrical Motors and Drives
    • Electrical Troubleshooting
    • Forklift
    • Hydraulics
    • NFPA 70E: Electrical Practices - Workplace Safety
    • Pneumatics
    • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
    • Shop Math
    • Water/Wastewater Treatment
    • Welding

  • Soft Skills Training

    On-the-job training often focuses only on the actual hands-on skills needed to perform a job, but what about the skills needed to be a good employee and trustworthy coworker? Soft skills training provides a holistic approach to personal and professional development, contributing to individual success and organizational growth. 

    Essential Workplace Skills Training

    In this series, employees are provided an intentional and consistent approach to soft skills training.

    Although we encourage companies to complete every training module for the best results, companies can choose to train in only the modules that best meet their needs.

    Practicing Professionalism at Work

    Add value to your organization by understanding how to use feedback to improve performance and solve problems. Acquire new tools that help contribute to a healthy and positive workplace.

    Communicating Effectively

    Get more strategic about communication as a professional skill. Learn how to customize your approach and get the best results. Understand how to manage interactions to prevent conflict and promote productivity.

    Thinking Critically at Work

    Boost your value at work be being seen as an effective problem-solver. Practice the ability to adopt multiple perspectives, analyze different data and tackle complex issues collaboratively.

    Navigating Challenges & Stressors

    Adopt strategies such as a proactive mindset and what-if thinking to anticipate problems before they arise. Grow your emotional intelligence to improve encounters with peers, supervisors and customers. 

    Understanding Customer Service Essentials

    Assess your customer-centricity and learn how to maintain and improve trust so you can serve internal and external customers equally well.

    Advancing Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

    Explore how to approach and improve interactions with others, so they feel involved and respected. Learn how to address implicit bias and contribute to an inclusive, high-performing workplace.


  • Spanish Language Skills Training

    Spanish is spoken by millions of people nationwide, as well as hundreds of thousands of people right here in Illinois. For employees whose jobs involve customer interactions, learning Spanish can improve their ability to provide excellent service to Spanish-speaking customers and coworkers. This can lead to increased customer satisfaction and loyalty, as well as a more inclusive workplace culture.

    • Conversational Spanish
    • Spanish for Educators

  • Supervisory Skills Training

    Promoting good employees into supervisor roles isn't as easy as it sounds. Many are lacking a solid foundation in leadership. Equip your supervisors with fundamental tools, strategies and action plans that build their confidence and effectiveness. 

    Fundamental Supervisory Skills Training

    In this series, participants learn how to better support direct reports and guide day-to-day team efforts, while pursuing big-picture organizational goals. The essential know-how gained through these sessions will help prepare supervisors to drive results that foster overall success.

    Although we encourage companies to complete every training module for the best results, companies can choose to train in only the modules that best meet their needs.

    Balancing Authority & Influence

    Explore the role of supervisor and better understand where authority begins and ends. Gain new perspectives on coaching, motivation and accountability, and leave with greater confidence in your supervisory style.

    Sparking Employee Excellence

    Learn how to set clear expectations for your employees without micromanaging. Adapt approaches to assigning work, delegating and being inclusive, to allow employees to take more ownership and show their capability.

    Making Feedback & Evaluation Meaningful

    Grow more intentional about what you say and how to ensure feedback is lined to action. Recognize the value of ongoing and transparent communication about employees' strengths, areas for improvement and roles.

    Resolving Difficult Situations

    Explore approaches to difficult situations, including conflicts with employees and customers. Learn how to respond appropriately while taking advantage of an opportunity to build employees' skills.

    Leading Through Change & Transition

    Understand how to better support your team as new expectations, targets or realities come its way. Expand on the concept of "growth mindset," so change is positioned as an opportunity, not a threat.


  • 3D Printing & Technology Training

    3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, offers numerous benefits across various industries. It allows for the creation of one-of-a-kind prototypes without the need for expensive molds or tooling. It is just one of the many technologies used in STEM/makerspace programs.

    Whether you are seeking training for your employees to learn more about these technologies and how they can benefit your company or team building opportunities, we are able to accommodate your requests for customized training through the MakerLab at Joliet Junior College.

    • 3D Modeling
    • 3D Printing Basics
    • 3D Printing in the Classroom
    • 3D Scanning
    • Build a 3D Printer
    • Developing a Maker/STEM Program
    • Laser Cutting
    • Prototyping



Why Choose JJC for Your Training Needs?

When you invest in employee training, you want it completed properly the first time. You want it to fit your needs and your timeline, because one size rarely fits all. By contracting with Corporate & Community Services at Joliet Junior College to provide your employee training, you will find:

  • Customized Options: We will accommodate your needs and the needs of your employees.
  • Flexible Scheduling & Locations: We will work with your company to determine the dates and times of your private training sessions. JJC has multiple campus locations that can be used for your training, or we can bring the training to you.
  • Transparent Pricing: Before any training begins, you will sign a contract that outlines all costs that are involved.
  • Skill Assessments: We can include a skill assessment as part of any training program. This allows you to better identify the needs of your personnel and the objectives of the training program.
  • On-Site Consulting: We can come to your site and analyze your training needs.
  • Variety & Expertise: We have expert instructors available in multiple fields, and all of our programs can be modified to meet your specific needs. Interested in a training we don't have listed here? Contact us! We will do our best to provide what you need.

Get Started Today!

For more information on our customized training, please contact Contract Training Coordinator Monica Lowe by emailing or calling (815) 280-2729.