Career Training

Career Exploration & Training

Career Training opportunities are available for you. Whether you are currently unemployed, looking to enhance skills for future employment, or interested in learning a new career we are here to support you. Go to Classes & Events to view our scheduled offerings.


 Employability Skills Center


The Spoon River College Office of Community Outreach Employability Skills Centers are open in Canton, Havana, Macomb, and Rushville! Services at the centers include career exploration, interest profiling, technology skill enhancement, resume writing, interview skills, and job search, which includes researching job demand and income potential in regions of Illinois. A variety of resources will be utilized at the Centers including Illinois WorkNet, ACT WorkKeys, Key Train and Career Ready 101, face to face soft skill training, ED2GO internet-based short-term classes, and Microsoft Office software classes.

For further information or to make an appointment, please contact Andrea Barbknecht, Community Outreach Technology Coordinator, at 309-647-5886 or

2013 Employability Skills Centers Brochure.pdf


 Job Skills Workshops


​Goodwill and Spoon River College (SRC) are collaborating to bring FREE workshops to the residents of Macomb and Canton. The three modules cover a range of topics—helping participants improve needed skills that employers are looking for.

Go to Classes & Events to view our scheduled offerings.


 Career Resources


Search for a job opportunity on SRC's local online Job Posting site.

Illinois workNet Center


Andreacna career session 

 CareerFocus Magazine