Brake Press Fast Track

Interested in Applying?

Interested in Applying?

Learn how to set up and operate a Press Brake

This free press brake training program is for unemployed adults and low-income job seekers to find a new career in manufacturing.

Graduates OF this program:

  • Can earn industry credentials through the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), such as: Metalforming Level I and Press Brake II
  • Can complete the OSHA 10 HR (General Industry) safety course
  • Receive job placement services


10 weeks, 250 hours


Monday–Friday, 9:00am–2:30pm


Free for unemployed adults and low-income job seekers

Classes run on an open enrollment schedule.

Anyone enrolled in our programs has FREE access to math, reading, and computer tutors, as well as financial coaching and public benefits screening.

Have Questions?

For more information, contact Nissa at 773.751.7117 or by email.

Jane Addams Resource Corporation is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

For the Institutional Disclosures Reporting Table which includes student success data submitted annually to the IBHE, click here.

For all program information including an accounting of all tuition and fees, click here. 

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