Couriers and Messengers

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Couriers and Messengers

Couriers and Messengers - Preparation

To work as a courier or messenger, you typically need to:

  • have a high school diploma or equivalent;
  • complete short-term, on-the-job training; and
  • have a driver's license if operating a vehicle.

Education after high school

No formal education is required for this occupation beyond high school.

On-the-job training

Couriers and messengers receive training on the job. Training generally lasts a few days or few weeks.

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.