In-Demand Essential Skills Training
Northeast Iowa Community College is well known as our region's primary resource for safe, reliable, no-cost, in-demand skills training. We have options to prepare you today for tomorrow’s careers. Our training is designed to meet your unique needs - upskilling to advance your career, starting a new career or helping your business and workforce operate safely. You will work with a dedicated success coach to determine your career goals, assess your current skills then create a training plan that will set you up for career success.
Call or chat online with us about these affordable training options to start, upskill or advance your career.
Today’s job seeker needs local, flexible and affordable training options to grow skills and advance their career. Northeast Iowa Community College offers professional learning delivered in online synchronous, asynchronous and hybrid formats.
Contact us to learn more about on-demand learning options.
Short-Term Certificate Training
Career Pathway Certificates can be completed in one to six months and lead directly to entry-level employment. These programs are designed to train you in high-demand career areas such as advanced manufacturing, automotive, business, construction, education, healthcare, information technology and transportation. Many transfer into diploma and degree programs to build on your education and training. Select Opportunity Dubuque programs have child care assistance available during training and up to one year after employment. Graduates of our short-term training are often hired by employer sponsors.
We offer specialized training in the following programs. Contact our in-demand team today to learn how to enroll.
- Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
- Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
- Construction Equipment Operator
- Forklift Operator
- Industrial Sewing
- Production Line
- Soft Skills including communication, decision making, conflict resolution, problem-solving, and customer service
- Warehousing Technician
- Welding (Basic)
- Welding (GMAW)
We have many short-term training options available. Call or chat with us online to learn more!
Earn and Learn
We work with local businesses in need of skilled employees to create Earn and Learn and apprenticeship programs. While completing skills training at Northeast Iowa Community College we can help you connect with local employers who will hire you while you complete your training program.
Contact us for more Earn and Learn options or to create a program at your business for upskilling your employees.
Diploma and Associate Degrees
Northeast Iowa Community College’s diploma and Associate degree programs build on your education and training. Many of our programs include hands-on training in state-of-the-art labs designed for experiential learning. Your tuition could be covered by the Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship.
Call or chat with us online to learn about degree and transfer options.
Customized Solutions for Businesses
Partner with Northeast Iowa Community College to create customized training to upskill your employees. Our customized training staff will work with you to assess your needs, determine your training goals and then create a customized training plan for your employees. Here are just a few of our many in-demand training and services:
- Consulting Services
- Career Development: Skill-UP
- Leadership Academy
- Information Technology
- Industrial Technology
- Quality & Productivity Improvement
- Health & Safety
Contact us for more information on customized solutions for your business.