Trades and Industry
Northeast Iowa Community College Business and Community Solutions offers high-quality, affordable training designed to enhance your skills or explore new careers. Many classes meet licensure or certification renewal requirements set by regulatory agencies or credentialing bodies. Our instructors have technical backgrounds, vast industry experience, and are regularly acquiring new technical knowledge that they then integrate into their teaching and curriculum.
Programs can be customized and brought to your organization. Our program developers can tailor a course, or group of courses, to meet your specific needs. Contact us today to get started!
Advanced Manufacturing and Construction
Our Career Pathway Certificates prepare you to start a high-demand manufacturing or construction career in six months or less. Programs provide hands-on training at low to no-cost and some even allow you to get paid while you learn.
- Building Construction
- Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Operator
- Construction Equipment Operator
- Industrial Sewing
- Intro to Industrial Maintenance
- Welding (Basic)
- Welding (GMAW)
We also offer specialized training for assembly and production line technicians, forklift operators and to improve AutoCAD skills.
Electrical, HVAC and Plumbing
Our courses are designed to keep you updated on the latest code changes and technical advancements. Courses are led by instructors who are experts in their field and many meet the requirements of the Iowa Electrical Examining Board (IEEB) and the Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board (IPMSB). Several courses are also approved by the Minnesota and Wisconsin Electrical Boards. Search Electrical or HVAC and Plumbing courses.
HAZMAT and Safety
Protect your greatest asset, your employees, with safety training at NICC. Our courses meet requirements set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) from Confined Space to Lead Safe Renovator Refresher, we have the safety training you need to keep employees safe in the workplace. Search HAZMAT and Safety Courses.
ServSafe® Food Protection Manager training is designed for restaurants and food service managers. Training can be completed in one day and concludes with a certification exam. Passing the exam qualifies you to be ServSafe® Certified for five years by the National Restaurant Association Education Foundation (NRAEF). Search ServSafe Courses.