Construction Trades (Diploma)


When you join the Construction Trades program, you will learn blueprint reading, framing, drywall, and more, in a hands-on environment. You may choose to further your education by enrolling in our A.A.S. Construction Technology program or simply join the workforce right away with the building blocks and experience needed to be a Life. Changing. construction worker!

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Total Cost: $8,956
Entry Term: All Terms
Length: 4 Terms or 12 Months

“If you want to get an education that will lead to a successful career, I recommend Indian Hills. The instructors believe in the mission of changing students’ lives and teaching what you need to know to grow in your future career.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • In-state tuition: $203 per credit hour
  • Out-of-state tuition: $255 per credit hour
  • Your total bill will be based on the number of credit hours for which you are enrolled. Some programs of study will require you to purchase a uniform, books, tools, or other items, and it is important to budget for these costs as well.
  • For more information on the Cost of Attendance, please visit our Financial Aid page.

Yes, we have five residence halls including apartment-style and traditional style dorms.

Indian Hills has articulation agreements and transfer plans with many four-year colleges and universities. However, not all credits are guaranteed to transfer because of differences in programs and requirements among various institutions. An Academic Advisor will also assist you in your future academic plans.

The first step in order to receive financial aid is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Complete and submit the FAFSA online. It is important to file the FAFSA as soon after October 1st as possible to ensure you receive priority processing.

Our school code is 008298.

Most degrees at Indian Hills can be completed in approximately 2 years depending on program and individual circumstances such as transfer credits and time away from school.

View detailed program requirements in our catalog.

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Jon Dorman

Jon Dorman
Instructor, Construction Programs

641.856.2143 x2236
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Brooke McCarty

Brooke McCarty


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Noel Gorden

Noel Gorden
Executive Dean, Centerville Campus & Academic Services

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