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Career Link at Ivy Tech Community College Bloomington focuses on the training and professional development needs of Indiana’s business, industry, nonprofit, and government sectors to continuously move the state's economy forward. Our team is prepared to conduct a thorough needs analysis for your organization and deliver a customized training solution to enhance the skill set of your workforce.

Biomanufacturing Apprentice  |  CCMA  |  Code/IT Academy |  CDL-A |  CompTIA  |  Customized Training   |  My Cook Pathway  |   PMP  |  Servsafe  |  SHRM

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Bloomington Workforce Training

Biomanufacturing Technician Apprenticeship Program

Are you ready to start your journey in a career in the life science industry? If so, the Biomanufacturing Technician Apprenticeship program will focus on key skills you need to take the next step. Over the course of a three-week program, you will gain knowledge and hands-on experience in specific skills outlined by area employers.

Coursework focuses on several aspects of being a bio-manufacturing technician including safety, use of equipment, PPE & proper gowning techniques, and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).

Participants will:

  • Explore manufacturing processes to be better prepared for the workplace and develop required skill sets in the production of biopharmaceuticals and medical devices.
  • Discover work environments, products manufactured, and career advancement opportunities.
  • Experience how technicians use math and technology to complete tasks and document results.
  • Successful completion of the course will earn you a certificate and a direct interview for an entry level position with a life science company to start your apprenticeship journey!

Dates Coming Soon

Program is grant funded.

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Bloomington Workforce Training

Certified Clinical Medical Assisting Program

The Clinical Medical Assisting program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings. Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an electrocardiogram (EKG), obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and other related tasks. Job opportunities are prevalent with physician’s offices, clinics, chiropractor’s offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities. The class includes instructor led class time over 12 weeks, plus an exam administered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). In addition to facilitating entry-level clinical medical assisting related positions, this course is ideal for students interested in pursuing a future formal Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Nursing (LPN) or a Nursing (RN) program.

Spring 2023 Courses Coming Soon

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, CCMA
Ivy Tech Main Campus | 200 Daniels Way Bloomington, IN
For questions about the programs or to be added to our mailing list for future class dates, contact: Bloomington Workforce Training 812-330-6042

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant CCMA
Brown County Career Resource Center|260 School House Ln, Nashville, IN 47448
For questions about the program, to register, or to be added to our mailing list for Brown County future CCMA class dates, contact: 
Alane Lovell


Code/IT Academy   

Ivy Tech Bloomington, The Mill, the City of Bloomington, and Code/IT Academy have partnered to offer a free Code/IT Academy focusing on AWS Cloud Practitioner.

Code/IT Academy is a free upskilling program for new economy jobs in web development. Take a step toward a brighter future! There’s no cost and no risk. Invest just 10 weeks in Code/IT’s free training to start making a life change.

The fall 2022 session provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, core services, security, architecture, pricing and support. You’ll gain an understanding of cloud computing concepts, independent of specific technical roles. This course is designed for participants who 1) are planning to take the AWS (Amazon Web Services) Cloud Practitioner exam and 2) have a basic understanding of IT services, such as networks, security, data storage, and their uses within an organization. All participants who meet attendance requirements will receive AWS Cloud Practitioner exam vouchers.

Class meets downtown at The Mill two nights each week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30-7:00 pm. You should expect to spend an additional 8-10 hours a week outside of class studying and completing exercises. Jason Endris from Ivy Tech Bloomington will lead the classes.

AWS Cloud Practitioner
October 17 – December 14
Monday and Wednesday
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
The Dimension Mill | 642 N Madison Street


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Bloomington Workforce Training

Commercial Driver's License

Commercial Driving License (CDL-A) training – Bloomington

CDL-A is a high-demand, high-wage career. Training is provided by the Center for Transportation Safety. This program includes the FMCSA required Theory training. The training consists of 170-hours, with full and half days throughout the 3-week program. Hands on training is performed with a manual transmission. Our instructor to student ratio is 1:5. CTS pass rate for the state driving test is 95%.  We provide a high level of safety focused training, to get you going on the right foot in your new career!

Students must be 18 years or older, have a valid driver’s license, CDL permit, and DOT physical to enroll. Upon completion of the course, your tuition includes an opportunity to test at the state level and obtain your CDL-A endorsement. 

Funding is available to individuals who qualify through WorkOne. Please call 812-331-6000 for more information. 

For questions about the programs or to be added to our mailing list for future class dates, contact:
Bloomington Workforce Training

CompTIA Security+

The students will explore the field of Cyber Security/Information Assurance focusing on the technical and managerial aspects of the discipline. Students will be introduced to the basic terminology, concepts, and best practices of computer/network security and the roles and responsibilities of management/security personnel. The students will learn the technologies used and techniques involved in creating a secure computer networking environment including authentication and the types of attacks against an organization.

Recommended level of experience: At least one year of experience working with and supporting hardware/software and/or computer networks.  Recent CompTIA A+ and/or CompTIA Network+ certifications can be substituted for work experience.

Spring 2023 Course Coming Soon

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Bloomington Workforce Training

Customized Training

Workforce Alignment's customized training option provides the opportunity for your company to receive detailed attention to the learning and development needs specific to your company culture.

Workforce Alignment will work with you to assess the learning needs of your employees and collaborate to prepare an instructional design and delivery strategy that meets your organization's needs.

Our goal in customization is to build customized content with objectives that are tied to your organization's strategic plan to enhance skills, increase productivity and drive revenue growth. Training can be delivered either onsite or off site using face-to-face, online, or any combination of instructional methods in a format that meets specific needs.

Advantages of Workforce Alignment customized trainings:

  • Blended Learning Environment
  • Certification options
  • Cost-Effective
  • Customized Solutions
  • Flexible Schedules
  • High Quality
  • Local Provider
  • Online Options Available
  • On-Site Delivery Available
  • Pre-Scheduled Courses Available
  • Results-Driven

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My Cook Pathway


In the 8-week long My Cook Pathway program, participants will work for Cook Group while earning their Indiana High School Equivalency Diploma. Participants will work 28 hours a week at Cook and another 10 hours a week preparing for the ETS HiSET. After passing the HiSET and demonstrating success in a work role, graduates will be offered a full-time position with Cook.
This program is offered to employees of Cook Medical.  To get started, please begin by applying here: Apply for My Cook Pathway  To learn more about the My Cook Pathway, please visit: Official My Cook Pathway Page


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Bloomington Workforce Training

Project Management

This course is intended for individuals who wish to obtain a PMP credential from PMI® (Project Management Institute). Prior to taking the PMP exam, PMI requires proof of 3+ years’ project management experience and 35 contact hours of project management education. However, this course can be taken by anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of project management.

Position yourself for a big career move with PMP® certification.
Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is a proven way to enhance your resume, elevate your career potential, and boost your earnings.
•    Earn a higher salary: According to PMI, PMP® credential holders in the US earn 25% more than those without a PMP certification.
•    Earn a prestigious certification recognized around the globe.
•    Build skills and knowledge that are transferable between industries, market segments and geographic locations
•    Gain an advantage over non-certified project managers.
•    Prove your project management knowledge, commitment, and experience.
•    Join a global network of over 1,000,000 PMP credential holders.

Spring 2023 Course Coming Soon

Learn more about PMP certification benefits at and see PMI PMP requirements.

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Bloomington Workforce Training


ServSafe Manager

The ServSafe program is the restaurant and food service industry's leading food safety training solution. The ServSafe Manager Certification verifies a manager or person in charge has sufficient food safety knowledge to serve and protect the public. The course provides an interactive experience for students to gain hands-on knowledge of food safety to pass the exam.

Spring 2023 Courses Coming Soon

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Bloomington Workforce Training


Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certification Preparation

SHRM Certification Prep Class

For SHRM-CP (Certified Professional) and SHRM-SCP (Senior Certified Professional) Certification Preparation

Become a recognized expert and leader in HR with SHRM certification

Advance your career and demonstrate you are the most qualified and valuable HR professional you can be when you become SHRM-certified. The SHRM Certified Professional® (SHRM-CP®) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional® (SHRM-SCP®) are the only behavioral competency-based HR certifications, proving not only what you know but also how you can apply that knowledge on the job.

Why earn your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential?

Increase your earning potential

HR professionals who pass the SHRM certification exam report earning salaries 7%-9% higher than peers who do not.


Get promoted

Of SHRM-certified professionals who were promoted, 63% report that their credential was a key factor.


Gain readiness

Certified professionals report a greater understanding of necessary skills.


Determine your Eligibility

To be eligible for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams, you must meet specific educational and work experience criteria at the time you submit your application. For details on eligibility requirements, visit


NEW! Option to Test from Home
SHRM recently introduced the option to take your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam from home, through live remote proctoring.


Already certified?
SHRM's new certification path is simple and clear. As a result of your proven knowledge and skills, you are already eligible to earn the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. Contact SHRM directly:


Spring Courses Coming Soon
For questions about the programs or to be added to our mailing list for future class dates, contact:
Bloomington Workforce Training