Vocational Programs

Vocational courses provide various levels of exposure to skilled trades, but are typically not as long as full certificate programs.

Found the class you want to take? Great! Copy the class code in Maroon (ie: ELI*1001*600) , head on over to www.indianhills.edu/cewsregister and paste the class code in the "Search Here" field, and hit Submit.

(This method should only pull the class you want to take, specifically. Alternatively, you can also search for other classes, if you like.)

Next, check the box beside that class, and then click submit to register.

 

Creative Layouts with Publisher

VOC*1568*501
Aug 2 - Aug 16
Ottumwa Campus
Wed, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 212

$59.00

Instructor: A. Goerdt

 

Coaching Authorization

We offer all of the courses necessary to earn your coaching authorization for junior high or high school athletics in the state of Iowa. 

Ottumwa Courses

Coaching Theory

VOC*3000*101
Sep 11 - Sep 18
Ottumwa Campus
Mon & Wed, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Bennett Student Services Ctr
Rm: 100

$69.00

Instructor: S. Dent

 

Human Growth And Development

VOC*3001*101
Sep 20 - Sep 27
Ottumwa Campus
Mon & Wed, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Bennett Student Services Ctr
Rm: 100

$69.00

Instructor: S. Dent

Anatomy for Coaches

VOC*3002*101
Oct 2 - Oct 9
Ottumwa Campus
Mon & Wed, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Bennett Student Services Ctr
Rm: 100

$69.00

Instructor: S. Dent

Care & Prevention of Injuries

VOC*3003*101
Oct 11 - Oct 25
Ottumwa Campus
Mon & Wed, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Bennett Student Services Ctr
Rm: 100

$138.00

Instructor: S. Dent

 

Coaching Ethics & Legalities

VOC*1545*101
Oct 30 - Nov 1
Ottumwa Campus
Mon & Wed, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Bennett Student Services Ctr
Rm: 100

$45.00

Instructor: S. Dent

Coaching Theory

VOC*3000*103
Dec 4 - Dec 11
Ottumwa Campus
Mon & Wed, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Bennett Student Services Ctr
Rm: 100

$69.00

Instructor: S. Dent

Human Growth And Development

VOC*3001*103
Dec 13 - Dec 20
Ottumwa Campus
Mon & Wed, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Bennett Student Services Ctr
Rm: 100

$69.00

Instructor: S. Dent

 

 

 


Centerville Courses

Coaching Theory

VOC*3000*102
Sep 11 - Sep 18
Centerville
Mon & Wed, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Centerville Physical Ed Bldg
Rm: F

$69.00

Instructor: C. Walker

 

Human Growth And Development

VOC*3001*102
Sep 20 - Sep 27
Centerville
Mon & Wed, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Centerville Physical Ed Bldg
Rm: F

$69.00

Instructor: C. Walker

Anatomy for Coaches

VOC*3002*102
Oct 2 - Oct 9
Centerville
Mon & Wed, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Centerville Physical Ed Bldg
Rm: F

$69.00

Instructor: C. Walker

Care & Prevention of Injuries

VOC*3003*102
Oct 11 - Oct 25
Centerville
Mon & Wed, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Centerville Physical Ed Bldg
Rm: F

$138.00

Instructor: C. Walker

Coaching Ethics & Legalities

VOC*1545*102
Oct 30 - Nov 1
Centerville
Mon & Wed, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Centerville Physical Ed Bldg
Rm: F

$45.00

Instructor: C. Walker

Coaching Theory

VOC*3000*104
Dec 4 - Dec 11
Centerville
Mon & Wed, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Centerville Physical Ed Bldg
Rm: F

$69.00

Instructor: C. Walker

 

Sports Officiating Workshop

Have you ever thought about becoming a referee? How hard can it be? This workshop will focus on the requirements of becoming a sports official, the registration process, equipment resources, how to get games, and basically everything a person might need to know when starting out as a new official.

VOC*1534*506
Aug 02 - Aug 09
Ottumwa Campus
Wed, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Advanced Technology Ctr
Rm: 109

$49.00

Instructor: S. Allison

 

 

Computer Technology

What Can My Computer Do for Me?

You've got your computer---now what do you do with it besides turning it on and playing Solitaire?  This course is designed to introduce the user to the basic concepts of the computer, the internet, and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).  You will learn terminology associated with the computer, organize computer files, use the internet to look up tons of information, use Word to create documents, Excel to create worksheets, and PowerPoint to create great presentations and/or photo albums. This is a prepay class.

 

VOC*1019*101
Sep 12 - Sep 26
Ottumwa Campus
Tues, 6:00PM - 8:30PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 216

$79.00

Instructor: T. Reck

VOC*1019*102
Nov 7 - Nov 21
Ottumwa Campus
Tues, 6:00PM - 8:30PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 216

$79.00

Instructor: T. Reck

 

Intro to Microsoft Excel

Learn the fundamentals to create worksheets and workbooks in order to track financial matters of a personal or business nature. 

VOC*1570*101
Oct 10 - Oct 10
Ottumwa Campus
Tues, 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 216

$49.00

Instructor: T. Reck

 

VOC*1570*102
Dec 1 - Dec 1
Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 224

$49.00

Instructor: T. Reck

 


Intro to Microsoft Powerpoint

Would you like to make picture presentations like you see at weddings, graduations or at work?  If so, this is the class for you!  We will learn how to create beautiful slide shows that you can use and show to your boss, family or friends!  You will learn how to navigate PowerPoint briefly but most of the time will be spent on making photo albums and photo presentations.  We can even put these pictures to music!  Bring your pictures and music on a thumb drive and become an expert at fabulous presentations! This is a prepay class.

VOC*1031*101
Sep 8 - Sep 8
Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 224

$49.00

Instructor: T. Reck

 

VOC*1031*102
Nov 28 - Nov 28
Ottumwa Campus
Tues, 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 216

$49.00

Instructor: T. Reck

 


Intro to Microsoft Word

The student will learn how to create, save, edit, retrieve and print documents with a professional look!

VOC*1015*101
Oct 24 - Oct 24
Ottumwa Campus
Tues, 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 216

$49.00

Instructor: T. Reck

 

VOC*1015*102
Dec 15 - Dec 15
Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 224

$49.00

Instructor: T. Reck

 


Social Media Basics

What is it? How do I get started? What do I do once I get started? How do I use it? Get the answers to these questions and others during this class.  Learn the benefits of the most recent social networking tools.  Topics covered will include Facebook, Pinterest and YouTube. 

VOC*1071*511
Aug 2 - Aug 2
Ottumwa Campus
Wed, 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 232

$29.00

Instructor: T. Reck

 

Photoshop Basics

This is a beginning level class and will introduce students to photo editing software and tools used to improve the photographs we take.  Learn how to get your photos out of the camera and on to your computer to crop, resize, and straighten images, remove red-eye, and adjust contrast and exposure so you are ready to get great-looking prints of your photos.  We will also be working on creating collages and other creative layouts.  Sign up today as space is limited! 

 

BUS*1439*101
Sep 18 - Sep 27
Ottumwa Campus
Mon & Wed, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 207

$80.00

Instructor: A. Goerdt

 

Mechanical

Automotive Maintenance

In this course students will learn basic and advanced automotive maintenance and inspection procedures to include basic automotive terminology, automotive systems and subsystems, and some easy “do-it-yourself” preventive maintenance techniques for today’s complex cars and light trucks.  Participants will also gain knowledge in testing and replacing belts, automotive regulations, and fuel systems. Each of these classes will be offered in an English version and a Spanish version. Space is limited to the first 15 registrations, so everyone will have ample opportunity for hands-on lab time. The cost for each class is $139 (which includes a $20 lab fee).

VOC*1600*101
Nov 7 - Dec 12
Ottumwa Campus
Tues, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 111A

$139.00

Instructor: A. Summers

 

Ladies Start Your Engines!

Get your hands dirty in IHCC’s automotive lab and gain the confidence to perform her own light automotive maintenance and also gain the knowledge and language you need to communicate and understand technical jargon.  The class teaches women:  How to change a tire, how to check fluids and add if necessary, gain basic understanding of how an engine works, basic knowledge of the braking system i.e. rotors, pads, drums, shoes, calipers, battery maintenance, how to check belts, fuses and how to replace wiper blades. Register today as space is limited. 

VOC*3052*102
Aug 7 – Aug 14
Ottumwa Campus
Mon, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Advanced Technology Ctr
Rm: Auto Lab

$40.00

Instructor: A. Summers

VOC*3052*101
Oct 16 - Oct 23
Ottumwa Campus
Mon, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 111A

$40.00

Instructor: A. Summers

 

Small Engine Repair

This class will cover the fundamentals of two and four-cycle engines.  Students will receive instruction and laboratory experience in the operation, maintenance, diagnosis, repair and care of the engines.  Students are encouraged to bring their own projects to repair. 

VOC*3044*101
Oct 18 - Nov 1
Ottumwa Campus
Wed, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 111B

$69.00

Instructor: K. Bogert

 

ServSafe Certification

 ServSafe Course/Testing is designated for foodservice owners, operators, managers and supervisors in order to achieve certification on food safety mandates and requirements. Materials have been developed by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. The course fee includes the current edition of ServSafe Essentials, course materials and test. This is a prepay class. It is mandatory that you pick up the book prior to the class taking place. It is also recommended that you bring your lunch to this class. Note: If you have a group of people who need certification and live in the 10-county area, please call to set up a class in your area.

VOC*3077*212
Aug 04 - Aug 04
Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Food Service Complex
Rm: The Studio

$199.00

Instructor: A. Darland

VOC*3077*101
Sept 08 – Sept 08
Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Food Service Complex
Rm: The Studio

$199.00

Instructor: A. Darland

VOC*3077*102
Oct 06 – Oct 06
Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Food Service Complex
Rm: The Studio

$199.00

Instructor: A. Darland

VOC*3077*103
Nov 03 – Nov 03
Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Food Service Complex
Rm: The Studio

$199.00

Instructor: A. Darland

VOC*3077*104
Dec 01 – Dec 01
Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Food Service Complex
Rm: The Studio

$199.00

Instructor: A. Darland

 

Welding Classes

Basic Welding

During this welding class, participants will have the opportunity to explore the different types of welding applications and how each application might best fit a particular project. There will be hands-on welding, so proper safety equipment is required.

VOC*3024*101
Oct 5 - Oct 26
Sigourney
Thurs, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Keokuk County Service Center

$99.00

Instructor: R. Arendt

 

AWS Welding Certification

If you are an experienced welder and would like to move your career to the next level, this is your opportunity.  Indian Hills Community College is now an American Welding Society (AWS) Accredited Test Facility (ATF).  IHCC is now able to perform AWS Welding Certification Testing for welders.  The AWS test will be performed on 3/8 inch steel in 3G and 4G positions. All weld tests are certified to the AWS D1.1 structural welding code.  Schedule your test early as seats are limited to the first 4 welders that register and pay.  Successful participants will receive a certificate stating they have obtained the AWS Certified Welder status.  

VOC*3259*511
Aug 11 - Aug 11
North Campus - Ottumwa
Fri, 7:30AM - 12:30PM
Aviation Programs Ctr
Rm: Welding Lab

$219.00

Instructor: J. Hopwood

VOC*3259*101
Sep 15 - Sep 15
North Campus
Fri, 7:30AM - 12:30PM
Aviation Programs Center
Rm: 51

$219.00

Instructor: J. Hopwood

VOC*3259*102
Nov 10 - Nov 10
North Campus
Fri, 7:30AM - 12:30PM
Aviation Programs Center
Rm: 51

$219.00

Instructor: J. Hopwood