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Iowa Western Community College

Environmental/Safety

We offer continuing education safety classes to help you earn and maintain certification and license in the areas of:

  • Food Safety
  • Forklift
  • Lead Safety
  • MSHA (Mine Safety)
  • OSHA

Upcoming scheduled classes below.

Lead Safety Classes

Registration for Lead Safe classes is completed online at www.iowaleadsafety.com or by calling Iowa Lead Safety (888) 710-1315. Iowa Western does not take registrations.

Lead Safe Renovator

No classes currently schedule at IWCC.

Lead Safe Renovator Refresher

Thursday, August 3, 8 am-12 pm

Link to Course Descriptions and Cost 

Location: IWCC Continuing Education, Council Bluffs, Looft Hall 016

Classes

10 Hour OSHA

This course covers general industry safety and health principles, OSHA policies and procedures, and general industry standards. Special emphasis is placed on the most hazardous areas using OSHA standards as a guide. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a card from OSHA certifying completion of the course. Fee $195

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
TRADE 99*01 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus WTh 09/27/2017 8:30AM-4:30PM Looft Hall
2 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*02 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus T 09/26/2017 8:00AM-12:15PM To Be Announced
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*02 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus M 09/25/2017 8:00AM-7:30PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3255

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VFODS 12*03 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus M 11/13/2017 8:00AM-7:30PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3255

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VFODS 12*04 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus M 12/11/2017 8:00AM-7:30PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3255

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