Link to apprenticeship programs in Illinois
Link to apprenticeship programs at Harper College
Link to certificate programs at Harper College.
See requirements here
ASVAB test information
Members of Congress may nominate candidates for appointment to four of the five U.S. service academies:
U.S. Military Academy (USMA), West Point, NY;
the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA), Annapolis, MD;
the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA), Colorado Springs, CO;
and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Kings Point, NY.
The fifth service academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (USCGA), New London, CT, does not require a congressional nomination for appointment. Link here & here, and here