Construction Technology: Carpentry

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Construction Technology: Carpentry

What You Need to Know

FALL ONLY | Classes Run August – December

  • Take College Credit Courses Without the Hassle of Applying to the College
  • Traditional Classes Without the Traditional Hours
  • You Can Choose Between Individual Courses OR Complete the Whole Construction Technology Certificate
  • Classes are ONLY Available in the Fall (August – December)

E2E Assistance Education 2 Employment Tuition Assistance

Are you an Iowa resident? You may qualify for FREE tuition for one of the four programs listed below!
Education 2 Employment provides FREE tuition assistance to residents of Iowa to grow their career skills and further their education.

Available Courses

   08/21/24 - Council Bluffs Campus

8/19/24 - 12/13/24 Kinney Hall 

This series consists of the completion of five classes to receive a certificate. 

  • Building Construction Tech
  • Principles of Building Construction
  • Reading Construction Blueprints
  • Construction Safety
  • Technical Math
Start Date: 08/21/24
End Date: 12/13/24
Seats Available: 4
Cost: $3000
Location: Council Bluffs Campus

Job Outlook

Wages: Entry: $24.19 – Average: $33.26 – Experienced: $63.66

What Will You Do: Construction managers coordinate and supervise a wide variety of projects, including the building of all types of public, residential, commercial, and industrial structures, as well as roads, memorials, and bridges. Construction managers oversee specialized contractors and other personnel. They schedule and coordinate all construction processes so that projects meet design specifications. They ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget.

Refunds: You may cancel your registration 5 business days prior to the start of the class date and receive a 100% refund excluding the $50 non-refundable processing fee. If contacting outside Iowa Western Community College’s Continuing Education Department business hours, leave a voicemail and or send the department an email. Iowa Western’s Continuing Education is not responsible for refunds if contact is not pursued via voicemail and or email. In compliance with the IWCC policy, refunds will only be produced in the form of a check.  A check will be issued within 14 business days after the refund is admitted to the customer. Refund will be sent to the customer’s address that is on file. Certain program restrictions may apply. Contact Continuing Education for more details at

Cancellations: Iowa Western reserves the right to cancel any class where difficulties arise in staffing or scheduling or where a minimum enrollment is not achieved.  A full refund will be issued for all canceled classes.

Transfers/Withdrawals: Transfers may be subject to $25.00 transfer fee.  Non-attendance for a class does not constitute a withdrawal and refunds are not issued for non-attendance.  Transfers may be made up to two full business days (unless otherwise noted in the class information) prior to the start date of the class.  After that time, transfers will not be permitted and no refund will be issued.