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Hawkeye offers many types of construction training for businesses and individuals including electrical, carpentry, plumbing, and HVAC classes. Learn something new, brush up existing skills, or earn continuing education credits to maintain your professional license.

Hawkeye Business and Community Education provides professional skill development for individuals and businesses. Cutting-edge, rigorous and relevant career and technical education (CTE) prepares youth and adults for a wide range of high-wage, high-skill, high-demand careers . Browse a complete list of our courses or course series and if you do not see the type of course you are looking for suggest a course or contact us to learn more about designing customized training for your workforce.

 
This course is approved by the Iowa Electrical Examining Board to provide 18 hours of continuing education toward electrical license renewal, including six hours of the National Electrical Code.

Start date: 03/08/2018

Tuition: $489.00

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This course covers the changes in the most current National Electric Code required by many municipalities for continuing education. Previous knowledge of electricity is required. This course is approved by the Iowa Electrical Examining Board to provide continuing education credit to licensed electricians. Please bring code book, calculator, and paper to class.

Start date: 03/10/18

End date: 03/10/18

Tuition $179.00

Location : Cedar Falls Center Location : 
  Cedar Falls Center.

Room :  146



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This course introduces computer-aided drafting using AutoCAD software and basic language used by the industry to communicate ideas and plans from design to production stage. Topics covered include commands in drawing, editing, sorting, text handling, dimensioning, inquiries, and utilities.

Start date: 02/27/18

End date: 04/17/18

Tuition $389.00

Location : Cedar Falls Center Location : 
  Cedar Falls Center.

Room :  114-Computer Lab



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This course introduces computer-aided drafting using AutoCAD software and basic language used by the industry to communicate ideas and plans from design to production stage. Topics covered include commands in drawing, editing, sorting, text handling, dimensioning, inquiries, and utilities.

Start date: 08/07/18

End date: 09/25/18

Tuition $389.00

Location : Main Campus - Buchanan Hall Location : 
  Main Campus - Buchanan Hall.

Room :  152 - Computer



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Learn how to read and understand residential and commercial prints. You will discuss print reading techniques, beginning with the basics and progressing to more advanced topics. This course is designed to assist vocational students, apprentices, and building trades workers who want to increase their knowledge of print reading and construction drawings.

Start date: 05/29/18

End date: 06/27/18

Tuition $399.00

Location : Cedar Falls Center Location : 
  Cedar Falls Center.

Room :  143-Mechanical Lab



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  This course meets the Apprenticeship requirements of the Department of Labor.  This is year 4 of 4.

Start date: 08/23/18

End date: 04/11/19

Tuition $1,825.00

Location : Cedar Falls Center Location : 
  Cedar Falls Center.

Room : Multiple  Room : 
  111. 
  146. 
  148.

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  This course meets the Apprenticeship requirements of the Department of Labor.  This is year 3 of 4.

Start date: 08/21/18

End date: 02/19/19

Tuition $1,825.00

Location : Cedar Falls Center Location : 
  Cedar Falls Center.

Room :  124

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  This course meets the Apprenticeship requirements of the Department of Labor.  This is year 4 of 4.

Start date: 08/22/18

End date: 05/08/19

Tuition $1,825.00

Location : Cedar Falls Center Location : 
  Cedar Falls Center.

Room :  112

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This course covers calculations for motor disconnects, overloads, branch-circuit conductors, branch-circuit short circuit and ground-fault protection, feeder conductors, and feeder short-circuit and ground-fault protection. This course is approved by the Electrical Examining Board to provide continuing education credit to licensed electricians.

Start date: 03/09/18

End date: 03/09/18

Tuition $89.00

Location : Cedar Falls Center Location : 
  Cedar Falls Center.

Room :  146



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This class covers ladder diagrams, control switching, thermal overload relays for both NEMA and IEC motor starters. It will cover proper branch circuit over current protection, as well as control circuit over current protection. This course is approved by the Electrical Examining Board to provide continuing education credit to licensed electricians.

Start date: 03/09/18

End date: 03/09/18

Tuition $89.00

Location : Cedar Falls Center Location : 
  Cedar Falls Center.

Room :  146



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 This course meets the Apprenticeship requirements of the Department of Labor.  This is year 4 of 4.

Start date: 08/21/18

End date: 02/19/19

Tuition $1,825.00

Location : Cedar Falls Center Location : 
  Cedar Falls Center.

Room :  146

Call 319-277-2490 to register


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This class covers all the rules of residential general method service calculation in Article 220, including lighting demands, cooking equipment, appliances, heating and air conditioning loads and sizing service and feeder conductors. This class also covers the rules for the optional method of residential service calculation in Article 220 including demand factors, heating and air conditioning loads, and sizing service and feeder conductors. This course is approved by the Electrical Examining Board to provide continuing education credit to licensed electricians.

Start date: 03/08/18

End date: 03/08/18

Tuition $179.00

Location : Cedar Falls Center Location : 
  Cedar Falls Center.

Room :  147-Fluid Power Lab



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