Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Information Sessions

Free Information Sessions

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Information sessions are often offered by RVC Continuing Education and can be a valuable way to learn more about new programs and offerings. Info sessions are a great way to find out if a program will be of interest to you before you decide to register. Check back here often for complete details on the latest information sessions being offered.


Exploring Healthcare Career Programs - An Overview

This overview is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare. This informational session will give prospective students information and details on the Dental Assisting, Pharmacy Technician, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Billing and Coding, EKG Technician and Clinical Medical Assistant programs. In addition; the new on-line components will be discussed. Course content, job outlook, certification requirements and financial assistance information will be provided. It is recommended that you attend this free session before registering for any of the courses. 

HLT 068 RV          CCI Staff                                  FREE

2/20                   W 6:00-7:30 pm             1 Session


If you cannot attend this informational session, please call the Continuing Education Office to request an Information Packet that includes detailed outlines for all programs at (815) 921-3900. 

For specific program questions, please call Condensed Curriculum Staff at 866-702-9742.



Paralegal Orientation
Is the paralegal career for you? Paralegal, legal assistant, lawyer’s assistant are all titles used interchangeably to describe individuals who work with attorneys and other professionals in the field of law Our Paralegal Certificate Program is explained in this free information seminar online at: This course is a PREREQUISITE for entry into the program. Email instructor at


Medical & Community Interpreter Training Informational Session
So you want to be a Medical/Community Interpreter? This free information session will be invaluable to answer all of your questions before registering for the Fall semester training. Saul Arteaga, the developer and trainer for “Equal Footing”, will discuss: What is “Equal Footing” training?; Who should attend? What are the requirements or prerequisites? What topics are included in the training? What materials are needed? and more. NOTE: Medical & Community Interpreter Training class will be held September 23 through December 9, Mondays from 5-8 pm, Cost $350. (COM 040 RV)
OSB 002 RV        Saul Arteaga              FREE
1/27                 M 6:00-7:00 pm  1 Session
RVC STUDENT CTR BLDG           Room 1222


Home Inspection Profession – An Overview
Are you the kind of person who doesn’t want to be tied to a desk all day; has a desire to run a small business; is interested in construction and how things work; has a technical mind and likes to figure things out; is organized and clear-thinking; enjoys meeting and helping people and is willing to learn and take initiative? If that sounds like you, then now is the perfect time to start taking steps toward a challenging and rewarding career in home inspection! Information on the six-day blended Home Inspection course; an opportunity to ask questions and insight into the Home Inspection profession will be included in this FREE session. 
OSB 012 RV       Bellman Group                        FREE
3/8                     Sa 9:00-11:00 am                   1 Session
Kishwaukee College 21193 Malta Rd., Malta Room B2304