Iowa Valley Announces New Healthcare Apprenticeship Program

Earn While You Learn and Launch Your Career

MARSHALLTOWN & IOWA FALLS – Iowa Valley Community College District is excited to announce the launch of its new Healthcare Apprenticeship Program, offering individuals a unique pathway to a rewarding career in healthcare. This earn-while-you-learn program combines on-the-job training with classroom instruction, providing students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed.

Benefits for Students and Job Seekers:

  • Earn a paycheck while you learn: Get paid on-the-job training from day one.
  • Gain valuable experience: Work directly with industry professionals and learn real-world skills.
  • No upfront costs: Receive training and education at no cost to you.
  • Nationally recognized credentials: Earn industry-recognized certifications upon completion.
  • Launch your career: Be prepared for a successful career in healthcare.

Benefits for Businesses:

  • Build a qualified workforce: Train employees with the specific skills you need.
  • Reduce recruitment and training costs: Invest in your future workforce while saving money.
  • Increase employee retention: Attract and retain top talent with career development opportunities.

Apprenticeship Programs:

  • Medical Assisting: Prepare for a versatile role in a doctor’s office or clinic.
  • Nurse Aide: Provide compassionate care to residents in long-term care facilities.
  • Phlebotomy: Become skilled in collecting blood specimens for laboratory analysis.

Program Details:

  • Duration: 1-2 years, depending on the chosen program.
  • On-the-job training: 2,000 hours per year.
  • Classroom instruction: 144 hours per year.
  • Flexible options: Start as an apprentice with your current company or join an established program.

Ready to Start Your Healthcare Journey?

Visit our website at or call us at 641-752-4645 to learn more and apply today! Don’t miss this opportunity to gain the skills and experience you need to launch a successful career in healthcare.