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Classes

Commercial Drones: FAA Part 107 Test Prep
Forklift
OSHA
Lead Safety
Mine Safety MSHA 

10 Hour OSHA Construction

This course covers the following safety instruction modules: Introduction to OSHA, OSHA Focus Four (Falls, Electrocution, Struck By, Caught-In or Between), Health Hazards in Construction, Personal Protective Equipment, Excavations, Tools (hand and power), and Confined Space Entry. OSHA fact sheets, video, power point presentations, and interactive software will be presented and/or distributed. Class participants will also receive course completion cards embossed with the OSHA Logo and personal identification numbers. Class times are Monday from 9 am - 4 pm and Tuesday from 9 - 1:45 pm with a 45 minute lunch each day. Fee $199

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
TRADE 99*13 - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus MT 10/22/2018 9:00AM-4:00PM Looft Hall
2 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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10 Hour OSHA General

This course covers the following safety instruction modules: Introduction to OSHA, Hazard Communication, Electrical Safety, Materials Handling, Walking and Working Surfaces, Personal Protective Equipment, Hazardous Materials, Confined Space Entry, Exit Routes and Emergency Action Plans, and Machine Guarding. OSHA fact sheets, video, power point presentations, and interactive software will be presented and/or distributed. You will also receive course completion cards embossed with the OSHA logo and personal identification numbers. Class times are Thursday from 9 am - 4 pm and Friday from 9 - 1:45 pm with a 45 minute lunch each day. Fee $199

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
TRADE 99*14 - CF18 On-line ThF 10/25/2018 9:00AM-4:00PM Looft Hall
2 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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Employee Success IaWorks

Fee $0

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
TRADE 99*08 - CS18 Council Bluffs Th 06/21/2018 8:30AM-4:00PM TBA
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Fluid Power Systems

Fluid Power Systems covers fluid power and pneumatic systems, basic circuits, and properties of both fluid and compressed air. Storage, connections, valves, fittings, and pressure area volume are examined and explained. Actuating devices and controlling devices used in common automated systems are also covered. Fee $354

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
TRADE 99*07C - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus T 08/20/2018 2:30-4:30PM Kinney Hall
17 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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Forklift Certification

Training consists of a combination of formal classroom and practical, hands-on training. The class is designed to meet the training requirements for OSHA. Demonstrations will be performed on an obstacle course by the instructor and practical exercises performed by the student. Certification is good for 3 years. Fee $95

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
TRADE 99*12 - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus Th 10/04/2018 8:00AM-12:00PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Introduction to CNC Machining

Requirement: Equipment Safety & Operation class. Introduction to CNC Machining introduces basic operations of CNC machines. The course covers basic and advanced tooling, programming, and CAM software. Students work as a team, use critical thinking skills and problem solve through hands-on experience and practical applications. Fee $531

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
TRADE 99*08C - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus M 08/20/2018 5:30-9:30PM Kinney Hall
17 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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Machine Operations I

Machine Operations I teaches students the basic operations on lathes, horizontal and vertical milling machines, drilling machines, saws, various types of grinders, and precision measuring equipment. Fee $708

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
TRADE 99*09C - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus W 08/20/2018 5:30-9:30PM Kinney Hall
17 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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Predictive Maintenance

Predictive Maintenance covers all facets of predictive maintenance, including thermal imaging vibration analysis and trend analysis, tool and equipment operation. This course reinforces concepts and theory covered in lecture and online material with hands-on labs. Fee $354

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
TRADE 99*10C - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus M 08/20/2018 2:30-5:20PM Kinney Hall
17 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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Preventative Maintenance

Preventative Maintenance covers all facets of preventative maintenance including scheduling, data collection, administration and actual performance of PMs. This course reinforces concepts and theory covered in lecture and online material with hands-on labs. Students will review production components of material storage, inventory, and standard operating procedures. Fee $354

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
TRADE 99*11C - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus F 08/20/2018 2:30-5:20PM Kinney Hall
17 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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Remedial Math IaWORKS

Fee $0

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
TRADE 99*07 - CS18 Council Bluffs T 06/19/2018 1:00-3:00PM TBA
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Certified Food Protection Manager

Iowa Western's Food Safety course is an 8 hour class followed by the national certification exam. Our food safety classes give a food handler essential knowledge and understanding of the fundamental food safety practices they need to carry out their work. Topics covered in the course include: foodborne illness and contamination, receiving food, storing food, preparing and serving food, personal hygiene, cleaning and sanitation, pest prevention, HACCP and inspections. The course is designed for individual working in restaurants, assisted living, long-term care, school food service programs. Test is from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Please register at least 5 business days prior to class so that there is time for book to be mailed. Fee $120

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
VFODS 12*01 - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus M 07/09/2018 8:00AM-7:30PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3255

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VFODS 12*02 - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus M 08/27/2018 8:00AM-7:30PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3255

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VFODS 12*03 - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus M 10/08/2018 8:00AM-7:30PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3255

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VFODS 12*04 - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus M 11/26/2018 8:00AM-7:30PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3255

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