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We are here to serve you as you become the best version of yourself. Whether you are a business leader looking for training opportunities, or a busy professional looking to keep your skills sharp, we’re here to help! We can offer customized training and hundreds of classes to fill every educational need. Looking for fun classes? We still offer those, too! Keep an eye on our calendar for upcoming class dates!

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Students stay in Iowa to live and work after completing their program. (Source: Iowa Student Outcomes)


Percentage of students who qualify for some sort of finanacial assistance


Students who received tuition, books, fees, testing, and necessary supplies through GEER funding.


Counties served by Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions


Number of current job training programs (260E & 260F) in 2021-22. These job training programs serve the employers of Central Iowa in Marshall, Tama, Poweshiek, and Hardin counties.


Do you work in a short- or a long-term care facility? Learn to safely administer medication with the Medication Manager class. This course is offered in Iowa Falls, and begins November 7. Learn more and register today: https://loom.ly/RrIQxfA

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Have you registered for the Citizenship class? Class begins October 23 and will help you navigate all of the questions for the citizenship exam! Classes are held Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings from 5:30 - 8:00. Don`t delay - register in person (at the Education and Training Center) today!

#Citizenship #Immigrants #ETC #Classes #Marshalltown

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Learn to dance! We have dance classes coming up, beginning Sunday, October 22, and there is something fun and exciting for everyone! Register for one, or join us for all four! Please note: the registration fee is per person, not per couple.

The Beautiful & Flowing Waltz – Beginning - https://loom.ly/FwpbfiE
Let’s Rock! with Rock Swing – Solid Intermediate Level - https://loom.ly/A6ohW9A
Wonderful Rock Sway Beginning - https://loom.ly/4suyffY
Get Ready for the Cowboy Cha-Cha - https://loom.ly/W1D5M7I

#Dance #PartnerDance #DanceClass #LearnToDance #BCS

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Cosmetologists - is your certification current? Are you using the most up-to-date techniques? We are offering THREE courses on Monday, October 30 to help your skills stay fresh. Register today! https://loom.ly/PIOYt20

#Cosmetology #Hairdresser #Barber #CEU #Certification #Course #LearnToEarn

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Dispensing medication is an important component of your job -- learn to do it safely with the Medication Aide class. This course begins October 19 in Marshalltown - register today! https://loom.ly/bgjczhc

#Medication #MedAide #ShortTermTraining #Healthcare #WorkInHealthcare #LongTermCare #ResidentialFacility

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Iowa Valley Business & Community Solutions Offers Driver Improvement and Driving Unimpaired Courses

Safeguard Your License and Stay on the Road Iowa Valley Business & Community Solutions is your trusted partner for driver improvement education in the Marshalltown and Iowa Falls areas. Whether…

Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions Joins Forces with Promineo Tech to Launch Affordable Tech Bootcamps


Innovative partnership aims to democratize access to tech education and empower more students to thrive in the rapidly evolving tech job market.  MARSHALLTOWN, IA — In a landmark move to…

Helping Iowa Communities: Iowa Valley Pharmacy Tech Program Addresses Pharmacy Shortages


In response to the concerning decline in the number of pharmacies across Iowa, Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions is proud to highlight the valuable role played by its Pharmacy…

BCS and MCC Partnering to Host Interactive Job Fair

Job seekers will have an opportunity to interview potential employers in the upcoming Interactive Job Fair, to be held in the Student Activity Center at Marshalltown Community College. The interactive…

BCS to Host Breastfeeding Basics Conference

Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions, in partnership with Guiding Star Marshalltown, will host a Breastfeeding Basics Conference on September 7 in the Iowa Valley Conference Center, to be held…

‘Creative Retirement’ Group to Host Open House

The “Creative Retirement” group, sponsored by Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions, will host an Open House Friday, August 4 at 9:30 a.m. in room 608 at the Iowa Valley…

Six Adult High School Graduates Honored

MARSHALLTOWN – Six graduates were recognized at the adult high school equivalency (HSED) graduation ceremony in Dejardin Hall on the Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions campus on Tuesday, June…

Workforce Ready Course Offered in May


For many people, writing a resume and interviewing for a job is a stressful situation. Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions (BCS) is looking to take the stress out of…

Short-Term Healthcare Training Classes in March

People looking to get their start in healthcare have two new opportunities in March. Due to high demand in these career fields, Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions (BCS) has…

Iowa Valley Partners with MindEdge to Offer Online Courses and Certificates


Online learning has never been more popular than it is today. Online curriculum is in demand, and Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions is excited to partner with a new…