Northeast Iowa Community College believes building and nurturing strong partnerships in every northeast Iowa community will make positive impact on our region's economic growth. This collaboration between College and community identifies the needs of employers and area students, resulting in family-sustaining jobs, a strong skilled workforce pipeline and a vibrant economy. Through NICC, local business and industry can grow and expand, and students have opportunities to pursue their educational and career goals.
NICC Business and Community Solutions is the customized training, workforce development and continuing education division of the College. Community members are provided with a variety of affordable, quality courses to obtain or advance their skills in the areas of career development, computer technology, licensure and recertification, healthcare, trades and industry or personal interests. In fact, 1 in 7 northeast Iowa residents aged 18-65 were served by NICC in 2013-2014, many through Business and Community Solutions’ diverse offerings.