Continuing Education

 

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How Will Continuing Education Programs at Indian Hills Community College Change Your Life?

Do you have a fierce desire to continue your education? Or maybe a job that requires you to enroll in continuing education classes? You’re in the right place.

You’re here for new knowledge. We’re your resource. General interest courses, from cake decorating to golf, can help you develop a lifelong hobby. Preparing for a career switch? Commercial Truck Driver classes are available. Take re-licensure classes for your insurance or real estate career. Customize your learning experience. All you have to do is sign up.

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Continuing Education Marketplace

 

What type of Continuing Education Program are you looking for?

We’ve got all kinds of Continuing Education Programs, that are customized for just what you need. Let’s get started! Select a category below to explore the various classes we have available for each area.

 
 
General Interest Programs

Browse through a large variety of fun classes designed for individuals interested in taking a course for personal enrichment!

General Interest

Driving Programs

The most common courses you'll find here are Bus Driver Education and Motorcycle Safety courses.

Driving Programs

Vocational Programs

Provides various levels of exposure to skilled trades, but are typically not as long as a full certificate program.

Vocational

Professional Development Programs

Designed for individuals looking to enhance their professional skills and include a wide variety of topic areas!

Professional Development

Small Business Programs

Geared toward small businesses and include offerings for businesses in all stages of the business life cycle.

Small Business

Re-licensure

Re-Licensure courses include courses to meet the re-licensure requirements for careers outside of health occupations.

Re-Licensure

Court Mandated

Courses are offered to help individuals meet course requirements ordered by a judge. Proof of attendance will be given.

Court Mandated

Health Programs

Courses in various health areas such as: Re-licensure, Mandatory Reporter, Nursing, & other health related professions!

Health

CPR/1st Aid/BLS/BBP

Through the American Heart Association we offer adult and pediatric CPR, 1st Aid, BLS, and BBP courses.

CPR/1st Aid/BLS/BBP

Fire/EMS

Are you a Firefighter or an EMS Professional that wants to continue growing your skills? Check out these courses!

Fire/EMS

HiSET / ELL Programs

Didn't earn your high school diploma, and want to earn your G.E.D.? Or maybe try English Language Learning?

HiSET/ELL

Non-Credit

Students completing these courses will earn a non-credit certificate that can be used as proof of program completion.

Non-Credit Certificates

Commercial Driver Training (CDT)

This course (six to nine weeks in length) covers the basic knowledge and skills used in commercial truck driving. Students who successfully complete Commercial Driver Training will have the practical driving and operational skills necessary to safely and efficiently operate commercial motor vehicles as entry–level drivers. 

Contact:

shewry_profileTrinita Shewry, Secretary, North Campus Technology Programs
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5214 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5214
Email: Trinita.Shewry@indianhills.edu 

 


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Iowa BioDevelopment (IBD)

Iowa BioDevelopment (IBD) is an industry training and education outreach program of Indian Hills Community College. Iowa BioDevelopment provides high quality training and support services for biotechnology, biofuel, and value–added agricultural companies and contributes to the economic growth of these business sectors through workforce development.


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Lean Services

Some Lean courses are offered in an open format for several companies at once. Alternatively, all of our Lean coursework is also available for on–site delivery to individual companies. Our certified instructor can come to your location and work with your employees to help your organization implement Lean principles and tools, helping you improve quality, increase capacity, and reduce costs.


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Other Services include:

 

Got questions? Don't stress! The Continuing Education Department Staff are here to help!

moyer_profileAshley Moyer, Executive Director, Continuing Education & Workforce Solutions
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5227 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5227
Email: Ashley.Moyer@indianhills.edu 

 

 

appleget_profileRegistration & General Information:

Rebecca Appleget, Operations Manager

Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5281 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5281
Email: Rebecca.Appleget@indianhills.edu

 

canaday_profileRegistration & General Information:

Teresa Canaday, Administrative Assistant, Continuing Education & Workforce Solutions

Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5182 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5182
Email: Teresa.Canaday@indianhills.edu

 

crump_profileAmerican Heart Association Card Processing:

Nathan Crump, Administrative Assistant, Continuing Education & Workforce Solutions

Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-4253 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 4253
Email: Nathan.Crump@indianhills.edu 

 

hammack_profileGeneral Interest Programs, Youth Camps, & Personal Development Programs:

Amy Hammack, General Interest/Personal Development Coordinator

Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5216 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5216
Email: Amy.Hammack@indianhills.edu 

 

korthuis_profileAmerican Heart Association:

Joy Korthuis, Coordinator, Aquatics, Health & Safety Programs
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5211 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5211
Email: Joy.Korthuis@indianhills.edu 

 

reeves_profileCourt Mandated, Professional Re-Licensure, & Short Term Health Certificates:

Lori Reeves, Coordinator, Continuing Education
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5337 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5337
Email: Lori.Reeves@indianhills.edu 

 

stevens_profileSmall Business Programs:

Shannon Stevens, Information Coordinator & REC Receptionist, Midwest Photonics Education Center
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5312 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5312
Email: Shannon.Stevens@indianhills.edu 

 

Continuing Education Courses Refund Policy:

In order to qualify for a refund, you must cancel your registration at least 3 business days prior to course start.  If you have not prepaid for the class, charges will be assessed to your account if you do not cancel within the required timeframe or if you do not show up for the class you will be charged.  Exceptions will be made only in extreme circumstances.  To cancel a registration, call us at 1-800-346-4413.