CCHE Can Help You and Your Business

Maintain or Enhance Your Career or Business

CCHE partners with private and public organizations to identify and address the specific educational needs of our community. We offer programming to help professionals tackle individual areas of potential growth, helping them to be more prepared and competent in their jobs. CCHE offers numerous certifications and trainings to keep people current and help them advance in their jobs.  Attending workforce training in Cook County saves residents time and money. Our Program Director works with you to create the training you need for your employees, from ServSafe to Leadership Training, we customize trainings to your business’s needs.

All our programming starts out with an idea! Let your idea spark our next training, OR share your expertise and lead a workshop.

For help with planning, funding, or any Training & Development questions, email:

Forklift and boiler training met our business needs to meet current regulations. First aid and CPR were popular with employees and help our safety environment. On a personal level, the Swedish course led me to study the language and music, and perform.

Business Manager & Student

CCHE provides an impactful and essential service to our community, making valuable learning opportunities available to community members and organizations that advance our individual and collective talents.

Community Member

CCHE is a resource providing courses on skills helpful for success in employment and business. They also provide regular, free informational sessions on various topics presented by someone experienced in that field.

Community Member

I’ve gotten help with quickbooks and also with growing my business and myself professionally which is helping me become a more informed business owner.

Business Owner

The alcohol awareness class was great for our team. They have an appreciation for why its important to be aware of these things when serving alcohol.

Business Manager

Higher Ed is such a great resource for those of us working for nonprofits!

Non Profit Staff Person

Upcoming Events

218 Trades – Info Session

April 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CDT

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Self Study / Anytime Learning

Intro to Excel – Anytime Learning

Learn the basics, from creating and saving to editing and formatting. Learn how to create easy-to understand charts. Learn how to manage critical data and how to get the most out of your information. Tech Tip: The 30 most useful Excel shortcuts in one 12-minute video.

Intro to Quickbooks – Anytime Learning

Money In Workshop – You will learn how to get started using QuickBooks with your business. Topics include: setting up your accounts within QuickBooks, setting company and individual user preferences, creating and using invoices and sales receipts.

Intro to WordPress Websites – Anytime Learning

WordPress is an online, open source website creation tool. Completely new to WordPress? This class is for you! Class 1 is all about basic WordPress – post, pages, etc.

To get access to any of the above Anytime Learning Classes, email:


CCHE acknowledges that we are located on traditional, ancestral, and modern-day lands of Indigenous people. We recognize that this Land Acknowledgement is but one step in unmasking systems of oppression. To learn more about our commitment to this work click here.