Re-Licensure Programs

Re-Licensure Programs contain courses that meet the re-licensure requirements for careers outside of health occupations. For Health Re-Licensure Programs, please visit the Health Programs tab.

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Childcare Classes

These childcare classes are each approved for 2 CEU’s of continuing education for DHS licensed childcare professionals and are approved for training contact hours for other childcare providers through the Iowa Childcare Provider Training Registry.

These courses are FREE to all childcare providers in the home daycare, community daycare and pre-school settings. Other community childcare providers are welcome to attend. These classes are sponsored by Indian Hills Community College and the Iowa/Jefferson/Keokuk County Early Childhood Board. All of the classes are held at the IHCC Service Center, 112 S. Court St, Fairfield.

Trauma Informed Care

Trauma-informed care is practices that promote a culture of safety, empowerment, and healing. Many of our children come to us with challenging behaviors as a result of some type of trauma. How can we look beyond the behavior to meet the needs of our children, and empower them to communicate their needs appropriately in a safe and healing environment?

Oct 06 – Oct 06
21/YR VOC 1248 601
Thur, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Fairfield Community Center
Free
Instructor:  Anne Michel, Early Childhood Educator, Great Prairie AEA

Meeting Standards Through Block Play

Blocks are a great learning tool for all ages and an essential material in a quality preschool classroom. We will review the stages of block play, take a quick historical tour of blocks as learning tools and discuss how to implement curriculum in the block area. Block centers should promote creativity, communication, critical thinking skills, collaboration and problem solving.

Nov 10 – Nov 10
21/YR VOC 1248 602
Thur, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Fairfield Community Center
Free
Instructor:  Vickie Parker, Retired Consultant, AEA

Immunizations in Child Care

This session will cover material on vaccinations pertinent to the child care provider including vaccination requirements and documentation. Information will be provided on vaccine preventable diseases as well as the safety and importance of vaccinations. This program will also prepare the child care professional to competently and comfortably discuss vaccinations with vaccine hesitant parents.

Dec 08 – Dec 08
21/YR VOC 1248 603
Thur, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Fairfield Community Center
Free
Instructor: Mandi Lauderman, RN, BSM, MSN, Jefferson County Public Health

Overcoming Barriers to Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse

Individuals and communities have a strong desire to prevent child sexual abuse. However,                       they often face barriers to protecting children, including having relationships with those                          exhibiting concerning behaviors. In this workshop participants will consider what adults can                    do to assist communities in overcoming these common barriers to protecting children,                              creating safe spaces through a trauma-informed lens.

Jan 12 – Jan 12
21/YR VOC 1248 604
Thur, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Fairfield Community Center
Free
Instructor: Martha Comfort, CCR&R Approved Early Childhood Educator

Inexpensive Developmentally Appropriate Learning Activities

Fun and Learning can go hand in hand! This program will build upon a similar, popular session from last year as it provides additional ideas for finding and using inexpensive at-home items in developmentally appropriate learning activities. While participants are having fun with new hands-on activities, they will continue to build an understanding of developmental skill progression and of developmental appropriateness of different activities and materials.

Feb 09 – Feb 09
21/YR VOC 1248 605
Thur, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Fairfield Community Center
Free
Instructor: Lynn Godwin, Sieda Parents as Teachers Program Manager

Safe Food for a Healthy Future

How do we protect the children we care for from foodborne illnesses? Participants will assess current food safety practices and develop action plans to improve practices in their child care setting. Use the FightBac! messages (separate, clean, cook and chill) to fight foodborne illness. Learn to identify potentially hazardous foods, the four types of cross contamination, difference between cleaning and sanitizing, and the temperature danger zone.

Mar 04 – Mar 04
21/YR VOC 1248 606
Thur, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Fairfield Community Center
Free
Instructor: Sarah Sprouse, MSN, RN, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Human Sciences Specialist, Nutrition and Wellness

Eliminating the Barriers of Difficult Interactions with Parents

This session will walk through common barriers to productive and professional relationships with parents in your child care program. By the end of the workshop providers will have the answer to the question, “Who’s in charge at the threshold?”...that tricky place in the doorway where we wonder who should be taking control.

Apr 06 – Apr 06
21/YR VOC 1248 607
Thur, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Fairfield Community Center
Free
Instructor: Dawn Dunnegan, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Human Sciences Specialist, Family Life 

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Cosmetology Classes

With the Change of Color of the Fallin Leaves...

‘ Change brings on opportunity, opportunity to look at ourselves in a new way.’ We will teach you the newest techniques in color and cuts on makeover participants directly from the audience. You will see how new techniques can apply to your everyday client. We all love to see the before and after, we can all make a difference!  Don't miss out and you may be eligible for the makeover! If you would like to be in the running for a makeover contact Stacy via email with photos. Stacy will also be including motivation in her program to have us living a better life and making an impact on our clients.

Oct 12 - Oct 12
21/YR REL 3000 101
Mon, 8:00am - 12:00pm
Bennett Student Services Ctr, Rm: 100 
$80.00
Instructor: S. Besch

Law & Sanitation

Class will include 2 hours of fun learning with modern game shows!  Discover new laws and ways to keep up on sanitation. 

Oct 12 - Oct 12
21/YR REL 3000 102
Mon, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Bennett Student Services Ctr, Rm: 100 
$30.00
Instructor: S. Besch


Used Car Dealer Classes

Iowa law 322.7A(2) requires that all used motor vehicle dealers that apply for license renewal must complete a five-hour education program no more than 24 months prior to the renewal application, unless the dealer has taken the eight-hour class no more than 24 months prior to renewal. These courses meet the requirements for the 5 hour courses. 

Dealer 101- Bustin' Bugs on the Highway of Compliance 

This course is the basic course on understanding dealer responsibilities.  This class will serve as a refresher course and will teach the requirements of being an auto dealer in Iowa and how to maintain a dealer’s license.  Updates of changes to state and federal law, rule and regulation will be provided.  The trainer will discuss new laws enacted during the most recent legislative session impacting auto dealers as well as providing new information from federal and state agencies pertaining to the auto industry.  Dealers will be encouraged to bring forth areas of concern to assist with possible solutions to these concerns.  Dealers will review videos from the staff of the Iowa Department of Transportation Bureau of Investigation and Identity Protection and the Consumer Protection Division of the Iowa Attorney General’s office. An updated manual or a USB/flash drive will be provided to all attendees.

 *We hope to offer this class in a face to face format on the Indian Hills Ottumwa campus but due to Covid-19 precautions the class may need to be switched to be held on-line via Zoom. Individuals registered will be notified of the format for class within 2 weeks of class.  Please choose in person or zoom when registering.  An email link will be emailed prior to class.

Oct. 29 - Oct. 29
21/YR REL 2907 601
Thur., 12:00pm- 5:00pm
Advanced Tech Ctr, Rm: 111A*
$179.00  (In Person)
Trainer: Todd Thein

Oct. 29 - Oct. 29
21/YR REL 2907 601Z
Thur., 12:00pm- 5:00pm
VIA ZOOM*
$179.00
Trainer: Todd Thein

Dealer 102 - The 3 R's of Buy Here Pay Here Operations - Rules, Regulation and Responsibilities  

Updates of state and federal law, rule and regulation will be shared with dealers in this course.  The trainer will provide an overview of regulations, policies and procedures for compliant buy here pay here dealerships.  New laws impacting Iowa auto dealers enacted during the most recent Iowa legislative session will be reviewed.  The importance of using compliant forms in buy here pay here operations will be discussed with attendees.  The course will be beneficial for existing buy here pay here dealers as well as those dealers who are giving consideration to establishing a buy here pay here dealership.  An updated 5 hour dealer education manual and/or a USB flash drive will be provided to all attendees.

*We hope to offer this class in a face to face format on the Indian Hills Ottumwa campus but due to Covid-19 precautions the class may need to be switched to be held on-line via Zoom. Individuals registered will be notified of the format for class within 2 weeks of class. Anyone registered for an August class who cannot switch to Zoom if needed, can be moved to the classes in October.

Oct. 30 – Oct. 30
21/YR REL 2904 601
Fri., 8:00am- 1:00pm
Advanced Tech Ctr, Rm: 111A*
$179.00  (In Person)
Trainer: Clay Winterboer

Oct. 30 – Oct. 30
21/YR REL 2904 601Z
Fri., 8:00am- 1:00pm
VIA ZOOM*
$179.00
Trainer: Clay Winterboer

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Real Estate

In partnership with the Iowa Association of Realtors we are offers the classes listed below.  To register and pay for these classes go to www.iowarealtors.com or call 515-309-9333.

Law Update

The purpose of this mandatory Law Update course is to ensure licensees review important areas of law that significantly impact their day-to-day real estate business.  This course includes group discussion and activities about Agency, Broker obligations to clients, Education Requirements, Real Estate terms, Federal Laws, Code of Iowa, Real Estate Commission violations, Contracts, Trust Accounts, Advertising, RESPA, ADA, Fair Housing, and more.    

Ethics

During this course licensees will identify the major ethical issues and problems within their industry.  They will then design and apply a method to deal with those issues.  During this course students will learn to be sensitive to the origin of their own and others' value system, be sensitive to the many responses possible to ethical dilemmas, accept responsibility for their own ethical decision-making and value the importance of leadership in ethical decision-making. 

“It’s All Your Fault!” – Avoiding the Blame Game

This course will review contract writing, and how thorough and thoughtful drafting can avoid Realtor liability. We will explore areas that can result in Realtor liability, such as: fraud; failure to disclose; mistake; personal injury; and criminal liability. We will review real cases where Realtors have been found liable for a buyer or seller’s damage, and we will discuss how these issues could have been avoided. We will also review the agency duties that are imparted on Realtors and explore how to effectively uphold said duties. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of the pitfalls of their practice, and how to avoid suits or claims in the future.   

 

Real Estate ReLic

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http://realestatece.com/a/indian-hills-community-college

 


 

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

Amy Hammack, 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 

 

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

Lori Reeves, Coordinator
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 

 

Continuing Education Course 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.