Recovery and Manufacturing –A Path Up
Get on a path to a more rewarding career and life
The Recovery and Manufacturing a Path Up (RAMP-UP) program helps individuals in recovery from substance use disorders acquire marketable technical skills in preparation for in-demand manufacturing careers. Eligible students receive a blend of classroom instruction and independently guided online learning based on the nationally recognized Manufacturing Skill Standards Council's Certified Production Technician curriculum. The program is designed for people in stable recovery who have a support network in place.
Call Ron Schlager at 630.955.2037
As a RAMP-UP Graduate, you will
Tuition + books = $5,000
FREE when enrolled in RAMP-UP
From Homeless to Hopeful
The pilot began in October 2018, and the first cohort of students has had successful outcomes. Four of the six students achieved Certified Production Technician status, and all six students have secured or are in the process of securing related employment or promotions. Learn more about the program and its successes in this WBBM-AM radio feature.
“With addiction and reentry to society, we will likely not win every battle, but every battle won is someone’s son, daughter, mother, father, husband, wife, friend.”
Learn More about Ramp-Up
Contact Ron Schlager at (630) 955-2037.
** RAMP-Up does not guarantee a particular starting wage