Use your hands and your mind to invent, construct, or repair cars, machines, buildings, and more.
Launch a career in manufacturing by learning the basics of welding, fabrication, computer numerical control (CNC) machine operation, computer-aided drafting and design, and machining to qualify for a variety of exciting and rewarding positions.
Develop broad skills for manufacturing settings, including the use of motor and electronic controls, hand power tools, operation of engine lathes and mills, plumbing, pipe fitting, and pump repair. Manufacturers need skilled employees with this know-how!
Build a career creating the models and drawings that take ideas and turn them into buildings. Learn how to use building information modeling, computer-aided drafting, engineering practices and more. One of the 10 fastest-growing industries in the U.S. today.
Get ready for employment in the automotive field by learning all aspects of automotive repair. Three pathways offered: automotive technology tune-up and engine repair; power train and chassis; and maintenance and light repair. Program features partnerships with major auto manufacturers and local dealers.
Learn skills and knowledge to enter residential or commercial construction fields as a builder, supervisor or manager in building, manufacturing, and maintenance.
Be job-ready on day one by learning how to keep a commercial or industrial type of building operating efficiently and effectively.
If you like to use technology and see things get built, then learn how to design, construct, and maintain our country’s infrastructure: bridges, roads, dams, culverts, airports and more. DMACC’s placement rate of CET program graduates in the last 20 years: 95%!
Make designs and 3D models that help people visualize and manufacture products we use every day.
Acquire the required skills to Install and maintain electrical devices and wiring in residential, commercial, and industry. Great job outlook!
Learn to make electronics systems function such as computers, medical equipment, and security systems. Master skills for proper equipment installation, diagnosis, repair, maintenance, and more. Includes internship opportunities!
Start your Engineering training with either an Associate of Science degree or classes that will transfer to Iowa schools.
Build a base for a career as a hydraulics technician repairing such equipment as lifts, cranes, forklifts, and other machines that use pressurized fluid. A growing field!
Learn to install and repair refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, and ventilation equipment in residential and light commercial structures. Varied career paths. Paid internships available for qualifying students. Fully accredited.
Gain an education in robotics and find work in
industries like manufacturing, food processing, healthcare, and agriculture
making sure automated equipment is properly programmed and functioning.
Receive college credit for previously acquired knowledge and experience
Chart a career in the tooling industry by learning how to interact with CNC (computer numerically controlled) machining equipment and performing precision handwork to repairing damaged machine parts. Several pathways offered.
Start today and get qualified at the Iowa
Welding Institute at DMACC for a career with huge demand. Make metal into
machines, buildings and more when you know about welding, brazing, cutting, arc
welding, and blueprint reading.