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This part of Career Coaching and Employer Connections offers adult community education classes for adults in the Central Indianapolis area.
Please see our available courses below or reach out to us at: indianapolis-ccec@ivytech.edu.

Indy Flex

Indy Flex is back by popular demand!

Indy Flex = Flexible Learning Experience. Through Indy Flex we offer free, virtual one hour sessions on professional development topics for the Indianapolis community.
New presentations are regularly added to our schedule. Please click the dropdown menu above for the most current schedule.


  • Are you interested in presenting a topic during an Indy Flex session?
  • Is there a topic you want to see us cover?

If you said yes to either of the above questions, please email us at: Indianapolis-ccec@ivytech.edu - we'd love to speak with you!

Current Trainings


CDL A Training

The trucking industry needs more than 400,000 new drivers every year. If you’re looking for an in-demand and financially rewarding career, consider CDL Training at Ivy Tech Community College. At the Indianapolis campus we partner with 160 Driving Academy for CDL A training.

CRN Day(s) Date(s) Time Mode Cost  
Monday - Friday New cohort starts every week 8:00am - 4:30pm In-person $3,995

CompTIA A+ 

The CompTIA A+ Certification program prepares students for the CompTIA A+ certification exam and builds practical job skills for computer hardware and operating systems. These skills include the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of common devices such as desktops, laptops, network and wireless devices, printers, and monitors. Students will master the concepts of installation and troubleshooting of common components such as CPUs, memory, disks, power supplies, and expansion cards; as well as gain valuable practical knowledge of security concepts, customer service, and business processes. Vouchers to take the A+ certification exam (220-1001 and 220-1002) are included pending the successful completion of the course.
 

CRN Day(s) Date(s) Time Mode Cost  
20024 Monday and Wednesday 8/30/2021 - 12/10/2021 12:00pm - 2:00pm Virtual $2,120

CompTIA Security+ 

The workforce preparation course is focused on the CompTIA Security+ Certification. This course will prepare participants for certification, and will meet requirements to maintain current certifications. The preparation is designed to be a continued validation of one’s expertise and a tool to expand one’s skillset.  Preparation includes practice tests and assignments based on the certification exam.  Students are required to demonstrate course objectives through the appropriate certification exam preparation materials and completion of the appropriate certification exam at the end of the course. Vouchers to take the Security+ certification exam are included pending the successful completion of the course.

CRN Day(s) Date(s) Time Mode Cost  
20025 Monday 8/30/2021 - 12/13/2021 5:30pm - 8:30pm Virtual $2,260

HVAC Cooling Services 

This course covers procedures used to diagnose electrical, control, mechanical and refrigeration problems common to cooling systems.  Students will be familiarized with using the refrigeration cycle and temperature/pressure charts as diagnostic tools in troubleshooting refrigeration system problems. Topics include various methods of checking refrigerant charges, methods for charging air conditioning and refrigeration systems, electrical and refrigeration system components, and schematic and pictorial diagrams.

CRN Day(s) Date(s) Time Mode Cost  
20023 Tuesday and Wednesday 8/24/2021 - 10/13/2021 10:00am - 1:00pm In-person $3,900

LPN Refresher

This course provides a comprehensive review of medical surgical nursing, pharmacology, dosage calculations, and clinical nursing skills and techniques. LPN Nurse Refresher also provides an opportunity for former LPNs to review and learn in a non-threatening environment enabling them to progress towards contemporary nursing practice. ​ **This is not an NCLEX prep course.

Course Offerings

CRN Day(s) Date(s) Time Mode Cost  
41039 Self-paced 6/1/2021 - 8/4/2021 Self-paced Online $599
20012 Self-paced 8/5/2021 - 12/31/2021 Self-paced Online $599

 

This class is approved for WorkOne funding. To find out if you are eligible,
please visit your local WorkOne and reference program number 9133.


Manufacturing Processes

Catapult Indiana is a proven training program that prepares students for an advanced manufacturing career. Students earn a stipend during the 160-hour training program, which pairs classroom work with simulated work experiences. Students learn key advanced manufacturing principles and develop critical thinking skills, a superior work ethic, and an understanding of production processes and expectations. Following training, graduates are offered priority interviews with leading advanced manufacturing partners for direct hire into entry-level advanced manufacturing positions that can lead to long-time career and wage growth.

Click here to watch a brief video to learn more about Catapult.

CRN Day(s) Date(s) Time Mode Cost  
Monday - Friday August 2 - August 27 8:00am - 4:30pm In-person Grant-funded
(based on eligibility)
Monday - Friday September 13 - October 8 8:00am - 4:30pm In-person Grant-funded
(based on eligibility)
Monday - Friday November 8 - December 7 8:00am - 4:30pm In-person Grant-funded
(based on eligibility)

2022 Dates

Monday - Friday February 7 - March 4 8:00am - 4:30pm In-person Grant-funded
(based on eligibility)
Monday - Friday April 11 - May 6 8:00am - 4:30pm In-person Grant-funded
(based on eligibility)
Monday - Friday June 6 - July 1 8:00am - 4:30pm In-person Grant-funded
(based on eligibility)
Monday - Friday August 8 - September 2 8:00am - 4:30pm In-person Grant-funded
(based on eligibility)
Monday - Friday October 10 - November 4 8:00am - 4:30pm In-person Grant-funded
(based on eligibility)
Monday - Friday November 17 - December 16 8:00am - 4:30pm In-person Grant-funded
(based on eligibility)

 


Nurse Refresher Skills Lab

This course allows those in the nursing profession to practice their skills in a lab before reentry into the workforce. Participants will learn 17 areas of instruction, including: how to take temperature, blood pressure, suctioning, physical assessments, and mixing insulin in one syringe. Topics are presented in a step-by-step approach, with clear examples.

Course Offerings

CRN Day(s) Date(s) Time Mode Cost  
41034 Saturday 6/5/2021 8:00am - 5:00pm In-person $315
20022 Saturday 8/7/2021 8:00am - 5:00pm In-person $315
20021 Saturday 10/2/2021 8:00am - 5:00pm In-person $315
20020 Saturday 12/4/2021 8:00am - 5:00pm In-person $315

 

This class is approved for WorkOne funding, if taken in combination with the RN or LPN Refresher course. To find out if you are eligible, please visit your local WorkOne and reference program number 9134 or 9133.


RN Refresher

This course provides a comprehensive review of medical surgical nursing, pharmacology, dosage calculations, and clinical nursing skills and techniques. This course provides an opportunity for former RN’s to review and learn in a non-threatening environment, enabling the student to progress towards contemporary nursing practice. **This is NOT an NCLEX prep course.

Course Offerings

CRN Day(s) Date(s) Time Mode Cost  
41042 Self-paced 6/1/2021 - 8/4/2021 Self-paced Online $599
20014 Self-paced 8/5/2021 - 12/31/2021 Self-paced Online $599

 

This class is approved for WorkOne funding. To find out if you are eligible,
please visit your local WorkOne and reference program number 9134.


SHRM CP/SCP Certification Prep (Virtual)

Advance your Human Resources career by becoming a Certified Professional (CP) or Senior Certified Professional (SCP) from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The 2021 SHRM Learning System delivers the most comprehensive, flexible, and effective SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exam preparation. Designed using a proven approach for teaching adult learners, this system helps you understand, apply, and engage with behavioral competencies and HR knowledge through online modules and interactive study tools. The SHRM-CP course is designed for HR professionals with 1-3 years of experience, while the SCP class has been designed for those with 3-6 years of HR experience. This course is only an exam preparatory course. Students will need to register with SHRM to take the CP or SCP exam.

  CRN Day(s) Date(s) Time Mode Cost  
TBD Tuesdays 08/10/2021-12/07/2021 5:30pm - 7:30pm Virtual $1,475

SHRM CP/SCP Certification Prep (Face-to-Face)

Advance your Human Resources career by becoming a Certified Professional (CP) or Senior Certified Professional (SCP) from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The 2021 SHRM Learning System delivers the most comprehensive, flexible, and effective SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exam preparation. Designed using a proven approach for teaching adult learners, this system helps you understand, apply, and engage with behavioral competencies and HR knowledge through online modules and interactive study tools. The SHRM-CP course is designed for HR professionals with 1-3 years of experience, while the SCP class has been designed for those with 3-6 years of HR experience. This course is only an exam preparatory course. Students will need to register with SHRM to take the CP or SCP exam.

  CRN Day(s) Date(s) Time Mode Cost  
TBD Thursdays 08/12/2021 - 12/09/2021 5:30pm - 7:30pm In-person $1,475

ServSafe Food Manager Certification 

The ServSafe® program is the restaurant and food service industry's leading food safety training solution. ServSafe® is a nationally recognized food safety program developed by the foodservice industry. Indiana law requires foodborne illness protection training of at least one food manager per establishment. Registration one week before the class is required to receive the manual in advance. Two pieces of identification required to take exam including one photo I.D. with signature. An Exam is given following the end of class time.

This course is offered by Indiana Restaurant and Lodging Association.

  • $155 non-member
  • $145 Member

See dates/times and register for this class at https://www.inrla.org/page/ServSafeTraining