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FEJA Solar Jobs Training Program Hiring Event

  • 26 May 2023
  • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • CEDA Training Facility; 450 West 169th Street, South Holland, IL 60473

Elevate and the Illinois Solar Energy & Storage Association are hosting a job fair! 

Current students and graduates of the Solar Jobs Training Program will be present to learn about the employers and job opportunities. All Solar employers and contractors are invited to attend in person. Please be prepared to discuss your company, employment opportunities, preferred skill set, next steps, etc.

When: Friday, May 26th , 2023, from 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Where: CEDA Training Facility, 450 West 169th Street, South Holland, IL 60473


  • 12 p.m. -12:05 p.m. – Welcome and Acknowledgements
  • 12:05 p.m.- 12:10 p.m. – Overview of the day
  • 12:10 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Networking and Interviews

Click Here to Register!

Elevate Energy collaborates with community partners, trains individuals and contractor businesses for jobs and projects in solar. The FEJA Solar Jobs Training Program combines community-based workforce preparation with industry-focused energy training, so individuals and contractors are prepared for solar work upon graduation. This program includes classroom training, OSHA-10, and hands-on activities, and prepares students to sit for the North American Board of Energy Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) credentials.

Why should you hire our solar graduate?

  • Graduates completed a FEJA qualified job training program that meets Illinois Solar for All requirements.
  • Graduates received OSHA-10 training.
  • Graduates are ready to sit for the NABCEP credentials.
  • Some graduates are NABCEP certified.
  • Retention rates are likely to be higher and turnover is likely to be lower.
  • Hiring our graduates develops a competitive edge through a broader talent pool.
  • Hiring our graduates diversifies your employee base and helps to create a diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • Graduates are familiar with discipline and hard work.
  • Possible tax incentives: employers who hire returning citizens may qualify for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit ranging from $1,200-$9,600. See for more information.
  • Graduates receive 180 days of post-graduation case management.
  • Employers are offered the opportunity to take advantage of student internships.



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