BIR - News and Events: Archived News and Events

New Year, New Career! Medical Open House

When: January 11th, 10am-3pm
Where: Loop Location: 828 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL
Medical Open House at the Loop location. Attend a free presentation on educational grants, scholarships, and student loans at 1:00pm. Medical Open House at the Loop location. Attend a free presentation on educational grants, scholars

Arabic Medical Open House

When: 12/23/17
Where: 6240 W Belmont
Arabic Medical Open House


When: Thursday, December 7th-Monday, December 11th, 2017
Where: 6240 W. Belmont Avenue, Chicago


Date: Thursday, December 7th to Monday, December 11th, 2017


  • Become Certified
  • Certifications in CPR & First Aid, Phlebotomy, Medical Assisting and more
  • State and industry approved programs
  • Affordable tuition, student grants and loans, no interest payment plans
  • Job Placement Assistance


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Medical Assistants Recognition Week

When: October 16-20, 2017
Where: 828 S. Wabash Avenue, Chicago IL 60605

BIR Training Center is celebrating Medical Assistants Recognition Week

October 16-20, 2017

828 S. Wabash Avenue, Chicago IL 60605


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National Manufacturing Day Event

When: Friday, October 6th; 2pm - 5pm
Where: 5338 N. Northwest Hwy., Chicago IL 60630


Facility Tour/Equipment and Software Demonstration

Everyone interested in learning about careers and training in Computerized and Robotic Manufacturing are welcome to attend!


No open toe shoes.
Visitors under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.


BIR’s Computerized Manufacturing and Robotics Lab.
5338 N. Northwest Hwy., Chicago IL 60630

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Experience Chicago and Improve your English language skills

When: June 5-July 30 and July 31-September 24
Where: BIR Training Center


Study and Tour

Learn. Experience. Explore.

Sharpen your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills as you take part in exciting activities around the city of Chicago:

  • Tour Chicago Hot Spots
  • Go behind-the-scenes of the
  • Chicago Theater
  • Take a water taxi to explore Chinatown
  • Enjoy a Chicago River Boat Cruise

Tuition plus $120 activity fee (includes admission & books)

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University and College Fair at BIR

When: Monday, May 15 - Sunday, May 21
Where: BIR Training Center

Next week BIR will be hosting several of our College and University partners who will be available to discuss their Bachelor and Master degree programs with you.

Representatives from these schools will visit BIR locations on these days and times:

  • Monday, May 15, Devon 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Tuesday, May 16, O’Hare 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Wednesday, May 17, Loop 10:00am-6:00pm\
  • Thursday, May 18, Loop 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Sunday, May 21, Belmont 10:00am-2:00pm
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Basic Life Support (BLS) Course & Certification

When: Monday, March 13, 2017
Where: 828 S. Wabash Chicago, IL 60605

Includes CPR for adults, children, infants, and use of Automated External Defibrillator.

WHEN: Monday, March 13, 2017
9:15am – 1:00pm

WHERE: BIR Training Center
Loop - Lab 008
828 S. Wabash
Chicago, IL 60605
COST: $90 Registration Fee

To register go to the CPR & ECC page at WWW.HEART.ORG

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CNC Open House

When: March 18th, 2017 3:00-6:00pm
Where: 5338 N. Northwest HWY., Chicago, IL

Come to BIR’s Machine Shop


DATE: Saturday, March 18th, 2017
TIME: 3:00–6:00pm
PLACE: 5338 N. Northwest HWY., Chicago, IL


Learn how to operate, setup and program CNC
machines. Job placement assistance available.


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2016 Tax Deductions for Higher Education and IRS Form 1098-T "Tuition Statement"

When: January 12, 2017
Where: BIR Training Center

When you will be filing your 2016 tax return, you might be eligible to take an educational cost deduction for expenses such as tuition and books. These expenses are reflected on Form 1098-T.

In order for BIR to issue you this education expense form, we must have your Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Tax Identifying Number (ITIN).

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