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Request for Proposal (RFP): Six Axis Robot

June 14th, 2017 / Written by Scott / 0 comments

Dakota County Technical College (DCTC) of Rosemount, MN is accepting vendor bids for a six axis robot to be used in education. Timeline This PDF is dated 6/14/2017. Proposals are due no later than 10:00 AM CST on 6/28/2017. Deadline for any questions regarding this project: 3:00 PM CST on 6/26/2017 Download Request for Proposal… (Read More ⇢)

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Boilers class starts September 8 in Burnsville

July 24th, 2015 / Written by Scott / 1 comment

The next course to prepare for the Minnesota state boilers license exam begins September 8, 2015 and will be held at the South of the River Education Center in Burnsville, 2800 County Road 42 West. Classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday evening, 5:30-9:30 p.m. for four weeks. Class registration is $460 and includes… (Read More ⇢)

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Customs, Export Compliance, Six Sigma training coming to Burnsville

July 23rd, 2015 / Written by Scott / 0 comments

Check out these upcoming courses planned at the South of the River Education Center. US Customs Broker Prep Course This 10 session course will ready you for the Customs Broker exam through instruction on how to study for the exam, provide study tools and identify areas that need further study. DELIVERY: 30-hours classroom, Mondays &… (Read More ⇢)

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New soldering IPC techs ready for jobs

December 22nd, 2014 / Written by Scott / 0 comments

DCTC, Minnesota Resource Center work together to train technicians Pictured: DCTC soldering instructor Jeff Duch (left), and six graduates of the Core Manufacturing training program. There are six new, highly-qualified soldering technicians ready to enter the manufacturing workplace, thanks to a partnership between Dakota County Technical College and Minnesota Resource Center. MRC’s Core Manufacturing Training… (Read More ⇢)

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Railroad Conductor Program Featured on Kare 11

November 24th, 2014 / Written by Scott / 1 comment

Demand for conductors rising nationwide Following story courtesy of KARE 11 “Rosemount college answers demand for train conductors” ROSEMOUNT, Minn. — As the railroads take a more prominent role in the nation’s economy, the demand for conductors is on the rise. And Dakota County Technical College in Rosemount is uniquely positioned to answer the call… (Read More ⇢)

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Earn Your Green Belt!

November 19th, 2014 / Written by Scott / 1 comment

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training starts December 8 Our program offers a full range of training through lecture, hands-on-exercises, simulations, and case studies. The 5-day course is best for those who wish to develop their ability to actively participate in process improvement efforts using Lean Six Sigma Tools. On completion of this course, you… (Read More ⇢)

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Three big trends that could shape the future of high-tech manufacturing

October 6th, 2014 / Written by Scott / 0 comments

Working with 2-year colleges seen as essential to the new advanced manufacturing economy Check out this excellent article in The Atlantic, “Made in America, Again.” From the article: The list of ingredients that GE’s David Joyce sees as favorable to advanced manufacturing begins with a different kind of proximity: he wants each factory to be… (Read More ⇢)

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DCTC, MnSCU Group Awarded $15 Million Grant

September 30th, 2014 / Written by Scott / 0 comments

3,000+ students and numerous manufacturers will benefit The Minnesota Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (MNAMP) has been selected to receive a $15 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor for advanced manufacturing education throughout Minnesota. MNAMP is a state-wide Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) consortium that includes Dakota County Technical College. The consortium, which includes… (Read More ⇢)

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Siemens promotes apprenticeships to train skilled workers

September 8th, 2014 / Written by Scott / 0 comments

Apprenticeships are proven to work. Why don’t we use them? Siemens has sponsored an outstanding article on The Atlantic, outlining the benefits of apprenticeship programs. According to the article: Around the world, especially in Europe, apprenticeships are a mainstream, practical alternative to the four-year college track that still dominates the traditional American career path—even when… (Read More ⇢)

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Manufacturing Showcase coming Oct. 9 to DCTC

August 29th, 2014 / Written by Scott / 0 comments

Bridging the Skills Gap In surveys, listening sessions and meetings, manufacturers throughout Minnesota have expressed their concern about the skilled worker shortage and its impact on their global competitiveness. Finding enough skilled workers is your greatest challenge. MnSCU understands this challenge. You need a qualified and trained workforce. We have been working to develop innovative… (Read More ⇢)

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