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Questions About Skills Training At Ivy Tech Fort Wayne?

For Students

Contact a Fort Wayne Skills Training Program Manager:

Kassandra Flanagan
Career Connections & Employment Program Manager


For Employers

Contact a Fort Wayne Employer Consultant:

Randy Wooldridge

Heather Vance

An Accelerated Way to Gain New Skills

Working adults have multiple demands on their time, and completing a college degree or certificate may not be something you can consider at this point. Ivy Tech’s skills training classes (sometimes called workforce training, professional development, continuing education, or certification classes) are open to anyone in the community. Each class is designed to help you stay relevant with new trends, skills, or certifications.

How skills training works

Explore skills training at Ivy Tech locations

4 classes found


When Offered

Class Format


  • Next Level Jobs provides Hoosiers FREE training in high-paying, in-demand industries through the Workforce Ready Grant. At Ivy Tech, that means you could earn a free certificate. See if you qualify.

Learning Style

Length of Training

1 week or less
12 weeks

Advanced Shielded Metal Arch Welding (SMAW) Certification from AWS

This course is designed to teach a broad range of topics for various welding processes, emphasizing Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) advanced issues.

  • Finish in 10 weeks
  • Offered at 1 Indiana locations
  • In Person


Class A Commercial Drivers License (CDL-A)

Prepare for the Class A Commercial Drivers License (CDL) test with classroom and practical experience.

  • Finish in 3–5 weeks
  • Offered at 2 Indiana locations
  • In Person, Hybrid


NIMS CNC Operator

Learn the basics of safe CNC operation and prepare for the Level 1 NIMS CNC Operator Certification Exam.

We’re sorry, this class is not currently scheduled at any Ivy Tech location, but it may be offered again in the future.

ServSafe Food Manager Certification

Learn how to properly handle and store food to meet ServSafe® guidelines. ServSafe® Food Manager exam included.

  • Finish in 1–26 weeks
  • Offered at 3 Indiana locations
  • In Person