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Continuing Education

Adult Literacy/HiSET

Redefine your success. Earn your High School Equivalency Diploma.

The Shelby County Center offers HiSET instruction and testing to qualified individuals. A qualified instructor assesses each individual student to determine strengths and a starting level which results in an individualized instruction plan focused on the student’s needs. Iowa Western Community College offers HiSET testing in several Southwest Iowa locations.

HiSET class schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:00-4:00pm and 5:00-8:00pm

Call center for details 712-755-3568

Note: Students must have instructor approval to test


Continuing Education Classes

Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)

Iowa Western Community College offers training for those interested in becoming Nurse Assistants. The 75 Hour Course is offered monthly in a variety of locations and taught by Registered Nurses. 

FREE Education 2 Employment tuition assistance is available! Contact Rachel Jensen at [email protected] or 712.325.3268 to apply!

Next class in Harlan:  Classroom: May 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26  Clinical (in Atlantic): May 27, 28, 29
Call the Shelby County Center for registration information:  712-755-3568