Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Free Education & Training Program Available for Delaware County Veterans


(Delaware County, PA • August 31, 2018)—Are you a Delaware County veteran who is unemployed or underemployed and looking to upgrade your skills? Delaware County Community College is offering a free educational and training program to help veterans find employment in regional high-demand, high-priority occupations.

Participants can choose from certificate programs ranging from 15 to 43 credits, which can then be applied to higher level coursework or an Associate in Applied Science degree. Following an assessment of academic readiness, participants will work with one of the College’s career coaches to select a course of study. Programs include, but are not limited to, Automotive Technology I, CNC Programming, Electro-Mechanical Technologies, Manufacturing Operations, Medical Assistant, Municipal Police Academy, Network Engineering, Paramedic, Professional Accounting, Residential Electric, Web Development and Welding Technology. Certain admissions criteria and limitations apply. Students will also receive job development and job placement assistance.

Prospective participants must provide proof of Delaware County residency, submit a copy of their Certificate of Release/Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214) and be assessed for income eligibility.

Only 20 spaces are available, so don’t delay. Contact Peggy Schils at 610-723-4036 or mschils@dccc.edu for more information. This program is made possible thanks to a grant awarded to the College from the Delaware County Workforce Development Board.

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