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The West Chicago Professional Center (WCPC) vocational school prides itself in being the choice of candidates wanting to enter the fast growing field of heating and air conditioning or as an electrical technician. Enrolling at WCPC is the sure way to start or advance in a dynamic and challenging field.

WCPC realizes that time and money are important to a prospective student, therefore its training programs are highly compressed and accelerated, giving the student the fastest and most complete training program in the shortest amount of time. In a very short time you will gain the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to become a first-rate heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) or electrical technician.

History of School

The West Chicago Professional Center school was founded in 2012 by Alexandre Drozdov the owner and director of the school. Mr. Drozdov graduated from the Far Eastern Polytechnic Institute in Vladivostok, Russia in June of 1987 as an Electrical Engineer, specializing in Electric Drive and Automation of Industrial Plants. He came to the United States in 1998 and is currently employed fulltime as a locomotive electrician for the Union Pacific Railroad. He is a member in good-standing of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) since 2002,and holds professional residential, commercial, and industrial electrician licenses.

Mission Statement

The mission of the West Chicago Professional Center vocational school is to provide a training program that combines theory, hands-on training, and certification or licensure for members of the workforce seeking employment as a HVAC/R or electrical technician.


West Chicago Professional Center’s vision is to learn of or witness the contributions of its graduates being employed in the United States workforce known worldwide for its high caliber of capable and skilled technicians.


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West Chicago Professional Center is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

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