Rockford, Illinois

Adult Education Bridge Programs

RVC Adult Education Bridge Programs provide the student the opportunity to improve their skills in reading, writing, math and computer skills, as well as gain valuable skills to transition into further training or employment in the Healthcare field, Manufacturing or Transportation, Distribution & Logistics.  Instructors assist the student to explore career options and develop the study and learning skills needed to be successful in a certificate or degree program.

Classes are introduced to the RVC Campus, and learn about student services, financial aid, and the Getting Started Steps to enroll and register in classes.  Students learn more about the certificate and degree options available.

During the Bridge Program, you can expect to:

  • Improve reading, writing, math and computer skills
  • Tour participating programs
  • Become familiar with Rock Valley College
  • Develop study and learning skills needed to succeed in the desired program


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Bridge to Manufacturing

Bridge to Manufacturing

Bridge to Manufacturing


Bridge to Healthcare

Healthcare workers

Healthcare Worker

To receive information about the Adult Education Bridge Programs via e-mail, please fill out the form below:

Providing a phone number is highly recommended in case our staff needs to contact you by phone to properly respond to your question or comment.


Approximately 36.58% ($406,612) of total grant dollars to the Adult Education Program are provided through Federal funds. Rock Valley College provides, on an individualized basis, reasonable accommodations to students who have disabilities that may affect their ability to participate in class activities or meet class requirements.  Students with disabilities are encouraged to contact the Adult Education office, 815-921-2000, to discuss their needs for accommodations. Rock Valley College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, sex, marital status or sexual orientation.