Continuing Education and Business Services Division

The Continuing Education & Business Services (CEBS) Division at IVCC is committed to the College's mission of providing relevant lifelong learning experiences to our general community and business development opportunities to our local businesses. Our purpose is to enhance the economic and personal well-being of our customers and students by providing diverse continuing education, workforce and business development services.

The CEBS Division is a diverse group of service centers and programs. Our division includes the following service centers:

Continuing Education Center
Business Training Center
Truck Driver Training Program

In addition CEBS provides support to our communities through community outreach initiatives and through partnerships with local economic development organizations and chambers of commerce. We are committed to the growth of our existing companies and the potential for new companies coming into the area. We are equally committed to the residents of our community in providing opportunities to continue their lifelong learning adventure.

Phone: (815) 224-0390

Website: www.ivcc.edu/cebs

Continuing Education Center

The Continuing Education Center's (CEC) purpose is to enrich lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities. Staff design, develop and offer a wide array of non-credit and credit courses, trips/tours, science & art camps, and special events that enrich the lives of all ages, including adults and youth. Affordable, convenient classes are offered each summer, fall, and spring on the college campus and at many community locations including IVCC's Ottawa Center.

Center staff collaborate with our community, area business professionals, and instructors to ensure the delivery of innovative programs, classes and special events. Center staff respond to the needs and interests of the community by developing current and dynamic programming in exciting open enrollment programs.

Community Education
Continuing and Professional Education
Youth Programs
Trips and Tours
Road Scholar

Phone: (815) 224-0427

Website: www.ivcc.edu/cec

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) 224-0390

Website: www.ivcc.edu/btc

Truck Driver Training Program

If you are looking for a career with good pay, benefits and job security; think about an exciting career in truck driving!  The Truck Driver Training Program at IVCC combines classroom presentation and hands-on experience that leads to a Class A commercial driver’s license with all endorsements.  You will gain the basic skills to become a safe, professional truck driver that will enable you to secure an entry-level position in the trucking industry.  

Phone (815) 224-0265

Website: https://www.ivcc.edu/truckdrivertraining