Trades and Industry

Northeast Iowa Community College Business and Community Solutions offers high-quality, affordable courses designed to provide training for individuals wanting to upgrade job skills or explore new careers in trades or industrial technologies. Many classes meet the needs of individuals who require training for licensure or certification renewal by a regulatory agency or credentialing body.

Courses Offered
Course AreaAward
Carpentry & Construction  
Building Construction Career Pathway Certificate
Construction Equipment Operator Career Pathway Certificate
Fire Services  
Firefighting Specialist Associate of Applied Science
Food Service  
HAZMAT & Safety  
Heavy Equipment Operator  
Industrial Technology/Maintenance  
Certified Production Control (CPT) Career Pathway Certificate
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Career Pathway Certificate
Mechatronics Specialist
Career Pathway Certificate
Welding (Basic) Career Pathway Certificate
Welding (GMAW)
Career Pathway Certificate
Industrial Sewing Career Pathway Certificate
Plumbing & HVAC  
Transportation including Driver's Education  
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Career Pathway Certificate

Business and Community Solutions’ programs have been developed in conjunction with industry professionals, indicating our students can enter the workforce and begin participating immediately for tomorrow’s economic growth. The instructors involved with our trades and industry programs have technical backgrounds and substantial industry experience. In addition, they are regularly acquiring new technical knowledge that they then integrate into their teaching and curriculum.

Programs can be customized and brought to your organization. Those wanting to tailor a course, or group of courses, can work directly with a Business and Community Solutions program manager to meet specific needs.

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Business and Community Solutions
Calmar Area

563.562.3263, ext. 399
800.728.2256, ext. 399

Business and Community Solutions
Dubuque Area

563.557.8271, ext. 380
888.642.2338, ext. 380