Skilled Trades

HVAC Certificate

You may see an ad on the web for HVAC Installer certificates from online programs. Before you look at those, check out our local resources with Kirkwood Community College's HVAC Technician program. This one year program has potential financial aid options.

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Welding Programs

Kirkwood also offers programs for Welders, and this is a high-need job in Iowa. Just think about how many skilled welders will be retiring over the next 5 years.  This in demand job offers a high return on investment with good wages and pride of work.

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Electronics Technicians

Various employers in the greater Corridor require knowledgable Electronics Technicians for the various stages of manufacturing. This interesting career path can be obtained with a 2 year program for the right candidate. Multiple financial aid options are available, be sure to schedule a time to talk with a Kirkwood Counselor.

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Other Skilled Trades

The number of skilled tradesthat require more workers in Iowa is extremely large. So the opportunity to find a meaningful, hands-on career is there. Take the first step, but reviewing the options available, and schedule a time to discuss options with the Career Center at Kirkwood or

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