General Interest

For more information, please view this brochure.

Brochure (PDF) - Online Registration

Mandatory Introduction Session
September 12, 2016 ~ 6-8pm
SWCC Performing Arts Center Multipurpose Room
Creston Campus

Driving and Testing Labs
September 26 & 27, 2016

Cost:  $525 (preregistration required by September 7)
Must have Class A CDL permit prior to the first night of class

Brochure (PDF) - Online Registration Form

Cost:  $40 for Iowa Residents

Payment Methods:

  • Credit / debit card online
  • Credit / debit card via phone
  • Cash or money orders accepted at SWCC locations

No personal checks accepted.

Creston
SWCC Performing Arts Center Multipurpose Room - 1501 W Townline St
February 25, 2016
April 28, 2016
June 23, 2016
August 25, 2016
October 27, 2016
December 15, 2016

Osceola
SWCC Osceola Center - 2520 College Drive
January 28, 2016
May 26, 2016
September 22, 2016

Red Oak
SWCC Red Oak Center - 2300 N 4th Street
March 26, 2016
July 28, 2016
November 17, 2016

Information Regarding Coaching Authorization

Brochure (PDF)

March 19, 2016 ~ 7:30am-5pm
SWCC Technical Center Room 122 (Creston)
Instructor:  Roger Nurnberg
Cost:  FREE

Brochure (PDF) - Online Registration

Sanitation and Safety
October 12 & 19 ~ 8am-12:30pm
October 26 ~ 8am-2pm
SWCC Performing Arts Center (Creston) Multipurpose Room
Total Cost:  $310
Registration Deadline:  October 5

Modified Diets
October 20 & 27 ~ 8am-2:30pm
SWCC Performing Arts Center (Creston) Multipurpose Room
Total Cost:  $260
Regiestration Deadline:  October 5

Brochure (PDF) - Online Registration Form

April 23, June 25, or August 27, 2016 ~ 8am-2pm
SWCC Creston Campus, Performing Arts Center, Multipurpose Room
Cost: $40

Note:  You must take the prerequisite eCourse before you will be allowed to enroll in the Basic Rider Course!  See the brochure for more information.

Motorcycle Basic Rider Course (BRC)
April-October 2016
Courses held at SWCC Technical Center, Creston campus

Answers to frequently asked questions for those interested in taking the Motorcycle Safety Basic Rider Course:

  • Students must take the MSF online eCourse before registering for the Basic Rider Course BRC.
  • You must attend all 15 hours of the same class you registered in.
  • Class is held rain or shine.
  • Proper riding attire required:  pants, long-sleeves, sturdy over the ankle footwear and rain gear should it look like rain.
  • SWCC provides the motorcycle and all classroom materials.
  • Student must provide DOT approved helmet and full fingered gloves.
  • You will need a valid driver’s license.
  • You do not need a motorcycle permit to take the Basic Rider Course.
  • Upon successful completion of the Basic Rider class the DOT motorcycle endorsement skills test may be waived.
  • The BRC is mandatory for students under the age of 18 with the signature of a parent/guardian on the waiver form.
  • BRC Classes are limited to 6 students.

Brochure (PDF)
Courses meet 6-10pm Fridays and 8am-5pm Saturdays.  Courses are two consecutive dates, participants must attend all 12 hours.

Creston
SWCC Performing Arts Center Multipurpose Room
1501 W Townline St

January 15 & 16
February 19 & 20
March 18 & 19
April 15 & 16
May 20 & 21
June 17 & 18
July 15 & 16
August 19 & 20
September 16 & 17
October 21 & 22
November 18 & 19
December 16 & 17

Osceola
SWCC Osceola Center Room 107
2520 College Drive

January 29 & 30
April 1 & 2
July 29 & 30
October 7 & 8

Red Oak
SWCC Red Oak Center Room 107
2300 N 4th St

February 12 & 13
May 6 & 7
August 12 & 13
November 4 & 5

Brochure (PDF) - Online Registration Link

Thursday, October 5, 2016
SWCC Instructional Center, Creston Campus
Performing Arts Center Multipurpose Room
Instructor:  Jack Cooper

  • What's New in the Uniform Plumbing Code (8am, $79)
  • Confined Spaces in Construction (10am, $79)
  • Math for the Trades (1pm, $149)
  • What's New in the Mechanical Code (5pm, $79)

Brochure (PDF) - Online Registration

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 ~ 9am-2pm
SWCC Instructional Center, Room 180
Registration Fee:  $15

New Driver Training
Brochure (PDF) - Online Registration Form

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 8:30am-11:30am
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 8:30am-11:30am
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 8:30am-11:30am
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 8:30am-11:30am

SWCC Multipurpose Room (Performing Arts Center, Creston campus)
Cost per driver:  $100 (Iowa Resident)

Annual Training
Brochure (PDF) - Online Registration Form

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 6-9pm (Osceola)
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 6-9pm (Corning)
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 6-9pm (Osceola)
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 6-9pm (Red Oak)
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 6-9pm (Bedford)
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 6-9pm (Truro)
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 6-9pm (Creston)
Wednesday, October 29, 2016 - 8:30am-11:30am (Creston)
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 6-9pm (Leon)
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 6-9pm (Greenfield)
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 6-9pm (Mt. Ayr)
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 1-4pm (Creston)

See brochure for specific location information
Cost per driver:  $25 (Iowa Resident)

Brochure (PDF)

Environmental, Health & Safety
Instructor:  Sue Schauls
Thursday, October 6, 2016 ~ Noon-5 PM
SWCC Creston Campus, Tech Center 1, Room 103

Buy Here, Pay Here
Instructor:  Clay Winterboer
Thursday, October 6, 2016 ~ Noon-5 PM
SWCC Creston Campus, Performing Arts Center, Multipurpose Room

Dealer Assisted Consumer Financing
Instructor:  Scott Erikson
Friday, October 7, 2016 ~ 8 AM - 1 PM
SWCC Creston Campus, Tech Center 1, Room 103

The Nuts, The Bolts, The Basics
Instructor:  Clay Winterboer
Friday, October 7, 2016 ~ 8 AM - 1 PM
SWCC Creston Campus, Performing Arts Center, Multipurpose Room

Brochure (PDF) - Online Registration Form

Industrial Welding Certificate
September 19 - November 22, 2016
Mon-Thurs evenings, 4-8pmSWCC Creston Campus, Tech Center Room 202
Cost:  $2995