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Non-credit Programs


The National Safety Education Center

The National Safety Education Center is an OSHA training institute, offering both trainer and training courses and certificates in the Construction, General Industry, Safety and Health, and Disaster Site and Maritime industries.

Professional Development

NIU's Professional Development Outreach division offers certifications and certificates in safety, health, facility management, LEED and Sustainability training and other continuing education areas. Courses are offered online, in the suburbs of Chicago, and in Rockford, IL.

Onsite and Corporate Training

All of our non-credit courses can be packaged and brought to a location of your choice, including our OSHA safety training and other engineering courses. We also work with many corporate facilities offering internships, engineers in residence opportunities and consulting.

Lean Six Sigma

We offer Yellow, Green and Black Belt training all over the state of Illinois. We can even come to your facility to teach