Vocational Programs

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

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Computer Technology ServSafe Certification Welding Classes Conversational Spanish  Grant Writing
 Coaching Small Engine Repair      

Vocational

Beginning Grant Writing 

Writing and receiving grant funding is an important step in startup of new programs, expansion of existing programs, and developing community partnerships.  Learn the basics of determining your program’s needs, researching potential funding, understanding the application process and writing a sound grant.     

Jun 27 - Jun 27
20/YR*VOC*1541*104
Ottumwa Campus
Sat, 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 111A - $30.00
C. Goodwin

Aug 13 - Aug 13
20/YR*VOC*1541*105
Ottumwa Campus
Thur, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 111A - $30.00
C. Goodwin

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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. 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.  

Jul 10 - Jul 10
20/YR*VOC*3077*106
Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Arts & Science Bldg
Rm: 102 - $199.00
H. Peralta

Sep 11 - Sep 11
21/YR*VOC*3077*101
Ottumwa Campus
Fri, 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Arts & Science Bldg
Rm: 102 - $199.00
H. Peralta

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Coaching Authorization

This class is set up with 12 hours of face to face class time and additional online course work and is designed to enable you to meet the state requirements to make application to the IA Board of Education Examiners for Coaching Authorization.

After successful completion of this course and all the forms (application for coaching authorization, certificates, all background check forms) and the required fees have been sent to the Board of Educational Examiners your application will be processed.   

The background check forms that must be submitted with the Application for Coaching includes a waiver, fingerprint card and fingerprinting instructions, and instruction for criminal history record check procedures. These forms will be provided in class, or can be obtained by contacting the Board of Educational Examiners at 515-281-3483.  Finger printing can be done at your local law enforcement center or at the office of the Board of Educational Examiners. 

 **Indian Hills also offers CPR training** This course meets the coursework and CPR requirement for the state's coaching authorization application. 

 Please contact Amy Hammack, 641-683-5216, if you have any questions.  Class cost is $390.00 and classes will be offered starting in February, June and October. 

Jun 22 - Jun 30
21/YR*VOC*3187*103
Ottumwa Campus
Mon & Tue, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Advanced Technology Center
Rm: 100 - $390.00
K. Mayson/L. Michel


Welding Classes

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.

Contact Amy Hammack, 641-683-5216, to schedule your testing date. Classes can be set up for up to 4 welders per class. Successful participants will receive a certificate stating they have obtained the AWS Certified Welder status. Classes are held on the North Ottumwa Campus in the Aviation Bldg, room 51 and instructed by J. Hopwood. Tuition $234.00

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Amy HammackAmy 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 

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.