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CONTINUING EDUCATION ______________________________________________________ The Continuing Education Division of Northwest Iowa Community College is dedicated to providing professional and personal development opportunities for the community members in northwest Iowa and beyond. Educational seminars, workshops, and short courses are held in numerous locations throughout Area IV. The College works directly with community school districts, area hospitals, nursing homes, fire departments, emergency service teams, businesses, and industries to offer educational courses that will benefit their team members and employees. New courses of varying lengths are constantly being developed. Suggestions and requests for classes to offer are always welcomed. Classes and courses are offered face-to-face, by self-study, or online. A complete listing of the courses offered can be found in the Continuing Education section of the NCC website: nwicc.edu/continuing-education/. Career Development Courses These courses are designed to upgrade skills in the occupation where the student is currently employed. The following are some representative courses: CPR, Computer Applications, First Aid, Emergency Medical Technician, Auto CAD, CNC, Quickbooks, Welding, Advanced Cardiac Support, Medication Aide, and Certified Nursing Assistant Training. Mandatory Continuing Education Northwest Iowa Community College also strives to meet the mandatory continuing education requirements for several occupational groups. Seminars, workshops, and short courses are developed and offered to bus drivers, electricians, plumbers, cosmetologists, insurance agents, human resource directors, firefighters, nurses, realtors, emergency medical technicians, nursing home administrators, and others. General Interest Courses These courses are offered for the student who wishes to study a general interest topic. Examples of courses are Motorcycle Training, Moped Safety, Storm Watch, Photography, and Firearm Safety. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & WORKFORCE TRAINING ______________________________________________________ The Economic Development and Workforce Training division at Northwest Iowa Community College offers a broad spectrum of education, training, and assistance to individuals, business, and industry. Services include, but are not limited to, confidential needs assessments including performance analysis and resource identification, customized skill building, and consulting. Economic Development—In addition to being part of the NW Iowa Developers Group, NCC administers several workforce training programs under the Iowa Skilled Worker and Job Creation Fund. Programs that can benefit area industry include the Workforce Training and Economic Development Fund Retraining Grant, the Industrial new Jobs Training Program (260E), the Iowa Jobs Training Program (260F), and Accelerated Career Education Program (260G). Gap Tuition Assistance and Pathways for Academic Career & Employment (PACE) program help eligible participants acquire effective academic and employment training to secure gainful, quality, in-state employment. Workforce Training—Many of the career supplemental programs described under continuing education may be customized for a business and delivered at convenient times and in a wide variety of locations. Examples of such offerings include AutoCAD, Blueprint Reading, CNC Operations, Computers, Electrical, ISO Certification, Leadership Development, Lean Manufacturing, Maintenance, Safety, and Welding. Special requests are invited. 15 College Information


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