Continuing Education

The Continuing Education & Business Services (CEBS) Division at IVCC is committed to the College's mission by providing lifelong learning experiences to community members and business development opportunities to local companies. In addition, CEBS supports our communities through community outreach initiatives and partnerships with local economic development organizations and chambers of commerce. The CEBS Division is comprised of two service centers; the Continuing Education Center and the Business Training Center.

Continuing Education Center

The Continuing Education Center's (CEC) mission is to enrich lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities to the IVCC community. Staff design, develop, and offer a wide array of activities and cultural experiences to enrich your life, improve your health, explore hobbies and the arts, travel, and continue a lifelong learning adventure. Affordable, convenient classes are offered each summer, fall, and spring on the college campus and at community locations including IVCC's Ottawa Center.

In addition, staff collaborate with our community, area business professionals, and instructors to ensure the delivery of innovative professional development courses and career training programs.

Community Education

Professional Development

Accelerated Career Programs

Youth Programs

Trips and Tours

Phone: (815) 224-0427


Business Training Center

The Business Training Center (BTC) serves district companies by providing business consulting and customized training programs that improve employee performance and enhances organizational productivity, efficiency and quality. The services are comprehensive in scope and are designed to meet the needs of district companies that want to improve the skills of their workforce to become or remain competitive in our ever-changing global marketplace. Services include:

Customized Training

Business Consulting

Employee Skill Assessment

Contractor Safety Training Program

Phone (815) 224-0280