Iowa Western Community College

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Iowa Western News Alert 

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Starting 4/8/2020: Iowa Western will be implementing a “locked door” policy due to COVID- 19.  All doors at the Council Bluffs Campus and our Centers will remain locked to visitors and we will be working exclusively from home. Our telecommuting hours will be Monday- Friday from 8:00am-4:30 p.m. Central Standard Time.

Center of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing

CEAM Pictograph

Program Overview

Industry partners and Iowa Western have established a demand-driven 2 year certificate program, Center of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing (CEAM) designed to meet and sustain the needs of current and emerging advanced manufacturing companies in southwest Iowa.


The CEAM certificate program, will include a core year for all students, then will divide into two specialized tracks for either Electro-Mechanical or Tool and Die. See Schedule (right).

Class instruction will be centered around learning theory then immediately applying  said theory to practical application.

Pricing: Cost per student $15,083.00. Program costs have been underwritten by an IWCC Consortium Fund to offer CEAM at $5,280.00 per student.