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About the Office of Workforce Alignment 

The Office of Workforce Alignment at Ivy Tech Community College focuses on training and professional development needs of Indiana’s business, industry, nonprofit, and government sectors to continuously move Indiana’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  |  CompTIA  |  Customized Training   |  My Cook Pathway  |   PMP  |  Servsafe  |  SHRM

Contact Us

Bloomington Workforce Training
812-330-6042
bloomington-workforcetraining@ivytech.edu

Note: A week before the start date of each class, a GO notice with course details, including room number, will be emailed to students. In the unlikely event there are not enough registrations, a CANCEL notice will be sent.

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!

Summer 2022 Program
Dates Coming Soon

Program is grant funded.

For questions about the programs or to be added to our mailing list for future class dates, contact:
Bloomington Workforce Training
812-330-6042
bloomington-workforcetraining@ivytech.edu

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.

Summer 2022 Program:

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, CCMA
July 5, 2022 – September 22, 2022
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Bedford Indiana
Cost: $2599 (includes course materials, instruction, and certification exam)

For questions about the programs, to register, or to be added to our mailing list for future class dates, contact:
Bloomington Workforce Training
812-330-6042
bloomington-workforcetraining@ivytech.edu

Fall 2022 Program:

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant CCMA
September 6, 2022 – December 15, 2022
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Brown County Career Resource Center|260 School House Ln, Nashville, IN 47448
Cost: $2599 (includes course materials, instruction, and certification exam)

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
812-988-5880
alovell@browncountyschools.com

 

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 Web Development.

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.

Class meets downtown at The Mill two nights each week, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:45-7:15 pm. Ivy Tech Bloomington faculty lead the classes, and you’ll also meet regularly one-on-one with career coaches from Ivy Tech’s Career Coaching and Employer Connections to ensure your success. Participants will receive a part-time membership at The Mill, giving you a gorgeous workspace with fast wifi and a friendly community to support and inspire you.

  • No cost for training
  • No eligibility restrictions
  • All classes are in person at The Mill  (no virtual option)
  • Sessions are every Tuesday & Thursday, 5:45-7:15 pm
  • Time commitment outside of class is about 3 hours a week
  • Access to laptops provided to those in need
  • Preference is given to those without a college degree

FOR EMPLOYERS

Code/IT Academy produces motivated graduates who are ready to work hard and change their lives. The Code/IT Academy offers employer partners a variety of services, including holding mock interviews to build skills or holding real interviews to find talent.  If you’re interested in helping grow our local talent pool in coding, IT, and tech, and for more information, please contact the Code/Academy.

Summer 2022 Program

July 12, 2022 – September 15, 2022 Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:45 PM – 7:15PM The Dimension Mill Applications are due by June 17, 2022 APPLY HERE 

Learn more about The Dimension Mill and Code/IT Academy 

Code/IT Academy produces motivated graduates who are ready to work hard and change their lives. If you’re interested in helping grow our local talent pool in coding, IT, and tech, please reach out. Our employer partners work with us in a variety of ways, including holding mock interviews to build skills or holding real interviews to find talent. Add your contact information to our list to be notified of opportunities!

For questions about the programs or to be added to our mailing list for future class dates, contact:
Bloomington Workforce Training
812-330-6042

bloomington-workforcetraining@ivytech.edu

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.

Fall Course
CompTIA Security+
August 22, 2022 - October 14, 2022
Tuesday & Thursday
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Ivy Tech Main Campus | 200 Daniels Way Bloomington, IN
Registration Closes On Friday, August 19, 2022 @ 12:00 AM
REGISTER HERE

For questions about the programs or to be added to our mailing list for future class dates, contact:
Bloomington Workforce Training
812-330-6042
bloomington-workforcetraining@ivytech.edu

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

Contact Us

Bloomington Workforce Training
812-330-6042
bloomington-workforcetraining@ivytech.edu

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

 

For questions about the program, contact:

Bloomington Workforce Training
812-330-6042
bloomington-workforcetraining@ivytech.edu

Project Management

This course is intended for individuals who wish to obtain a PMP or CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) 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.

Fall 2022 Program
September 6, 2022 - October 27, 2022 Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Virtual Cost: $1500 (includes course materials and instruction)
Registration Closes On Friday, September 2, 2022 @ 12:00 AM
REGISTER HERE

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

 

For questions about the programs or to be added to our mailing list for future class dates, contact:
Bloomington Workforce Training
812-330-6042
bloomington-workforcetraining@ivytech.edu

 

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.

FALLL COURSES COMING SOON!

Bloomington Workforce Training
812-330-6042
bloomington-workforcetraining@ivytech.edu
 

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 shrmcertification.org/eligibility.

 

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: shrm.org.

 

Fall Course
August 22, 2022 - November 7, 2022
Mondays 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Learn Anywhere format: attend class in-person or virtually Cost: $1300 (includes course materials and instruction)
Registration Closes On Friday, August 19, 2022 @ 12:00 AM
REGISTER HERE

For questions about the programs or to be added to our mailing list for future class dates, contact:
Bloomington Workforce Training
812-330-6042
bloomington-workforcetraining@ivytech.edu