Short-Term Career Certificates
Going to college as a working adult can be rough.
How long will it take? Will it pay off? Can I even afford it?
Check out these industry-focused career programs. They're designed to help you get in, get out, and get going with the skills you need to land a job.
You might be able to take these classes tuition-free if you meet these qualifications and while funds are available.
Browse these programs for the one that's the best fit for you:
- Drive Commercially
- Work with your Hands
- Explore Healthcare
- Expand your Business Skills
- Supply Chain and Logistics
- Work with Kids
Commercial Truck Driving (CDL)
After only one month, you can hit the road with a career in commercial truck driving.
CDL drivers are needed by businesses of all shapes and sizes. You could deliver freight across country or drive packages across town
To top it off, you can make $47,500 a year.
Classes start every six weeks. Find out the next start date by calling us at (319) 208-5375.
Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate
Learn the basics of operating, repairing, and troubleshooting industrial equipment.
Each track takes 3 weeks to complete. Choose the mechanical or electrical track or sign up for both and get on your way to a new career making around $42,000 per year.
Mechanical Endorsement class starts May 23
Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Certificate
Having skilled PLC programmers and people with the troubleshooting skills is more important than ever. Learn the basics of programming PLCs in this week-long PLC Core Skills Series.
In this region, you can earn a wage close to $56,000.
Classes start May 16
Certified Nurse Aid (CNA)
You are compassionate and want to step into the healthcare field. Get started as a CNA. In as little as 8 weeks, you could get a job earning $30,000 per year.
Classes start October 18 and October 19
People need your reassurance and caring skills when they need to have blood drawn. Get the skills to work as a phlebotomist in a medical laboratory setting.
In this region, earn a wage of $32,000 per year.
Classes start April 5
Business Computer Skills Certificate
Complete this program in 3 months to become qualified to step into office positions like an administrative assistant.
In this region, you could earn a wage of close to $26,000.
Daytime classes start February 15
Evening classes start April 4
Business Bookkeeping Certificate
Complete your training in 3 months to get set for a job in accounts payable or receivable or in a bookkeeping department.
In this region, you could earn a wage close to $32,000.
Daytime classes start February 1
Evening classes start March 21
Learn the foundational skills of being an effective supervisor.
Already have some work experience? You could earn a wage between $33,000 - $59,000.
Classes start February 23
Supply Chain Operations Certificate
Jump start your career in a in-demand field of supply chain. Career options include buyers, planners, and analyst.
Wage potential ranges between $53,000 and $73,000.
Classes start February 4
Early Childhood Certificate
Get the credentials to grow your career in early childhood education.
In this region, you could earn a wage close to $26,000.
Level I Certificate classes start: February 22
Level II Certificate classes start: May 31