Category Archives: Manufacturing & Trades

E-Newsletter: January 2013

January 2nd, 2013 / Written by mtc / 0 comments

Click here to view full January 2013 E-Newsletter Subscribe to our E-Newsletter Stay up to date on current and future course offerings by subscribing to our Continuing Education & Customized Training department emails. Sign up now! For more information about DCTC’s Continuing Education & Customized Training programs, contact: Amy Evanson CT Information Systems Coordinator 651-423-8269

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PLC Classes Start January 8

December 26th, 2012 / Written by Scott / 0 comments

Knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers can boost your career As manufacturing processes and equipment become more complex, so does the required skill set for the manufacturing workforce. If you have electronics knowledge, consider augmenting your education with PLC training at Dakota County Technical College. PLC I begins January 8. The Programmable Logic Controller Introductory course… (Read More ⇢)

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Boiler Operation Class Starts in January

December 13th, 2012 / Written by Scott / 0 comments

Take the next step up in your career Whether you are just starting out working with boilers and need to obtain the Special Engineer license, or want to advance to the next level in your career, DCTC’s boiler training will help prepare you to take the state licensing exam. The next boiler class begins January… (Read More ⇢)

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E-Newsletter: November 2012

November 29th, 2012 / Written by mtc / 0 comments

Click here to view full November 2012 E-Newsletter Subscribe to our E-Newsletter Stay up to date on current and future course offerings by subscribing to our Continuing Education & Customized Training department emails. Sign up now! For more information about DCTC’s Continuing Education & Customized Training programs, contact: Amy Evanson CT Information Systems Coordinator 651-423-8269

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Community Colleges Putting Americans Back to Work

November 29th, 2012 / Written by Scott / 0 comments

Mechatronics training benefiting underemployed In the November 28 Time Magazine article Can Community Colleges Put Americans Back to Work?, a successful mechatronics training program in Pennsylvania is profiled. DCTC offers flexible mechatronics training for working professionals with evening classes at the Rosemount campus, and a training program starting in Scott County. Mechatronics is an interdisciplinary approach… (Read More ⇢)

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DCTC Delivers Mechatronics Training in Scott County

November 20th, 2012 / Written by mtc / 0 comments

DCTC provides customized training to maintenance technicians In the past, Dakota County Technical College worked with many Scott County Manufacturers to provide mechatronics training to maintenance technicians and machine operators. DCTC will offer this training again beginning in January. Larry Raddatz, CT Director of Manufacturing & Railroad, arranged a meeting with Scott County employers to determine current training needs. DCTC instructors provide hands-on training to… (Read More ⇢)

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DCTC Works With Manufacturers on Training Grants

November 19th, 2012 / Written by Scott / 0 comments

DCTC brings years of grant experience to workforce projects ROSEMOUNT, MN – (May 25, 2012) If you’ve enjoyed a store-brand granola bar, there’s a good chance it was manufactured by the  ConAgra Foods facility in Lakeville, MN. When ConAgra Foods identified a need for extensive employee training, they worked with Dakota County Technical College to partner… (Read More ⇢)

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Tracking the Need for Photonics Technicians in our Region

November 16th, 2012 / Written by mtc / 0 comments

DCTC is assessing the feasibility of launching a photonics training program The college may have the opportunity in the next four years to become a national training center in nanotechnology – photonics, materials, biotechnology. To help support this potential opportunity, we are currently gathering information from businesses in the region to find out if they hire… (Read More ⇢)

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The Power of Partnership

November 12th, 2012 / Written by mtc / 0 comments

Together DCTC and MJSP Strengthen Minnesota’s Economy The mission of DCTC’s Continuing Education & Customized Training (CECT) division is to provide high-quality, innovative learning opportunities to a diverse student population by extending the educational resources of the college. Newly appointed division leader, Patrick McQuillan, brings more than four decades of public and private-sector experience to his position… (Read More ⇢)

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DCTC and Inver Hills Community College Join Forces

November 12th, 2012 / Written by mtc / 0 comments

A shared services agreement for continuing education and customized training will allow DCTC and IHCC to more effectively respond to the needs of business and industry Dakota County Technical College (DCTC) President Ron Thomas and Inver Hills Community College (IHCC) President Tim Wynes are pleased to announce a shared services agreement between the two college’s… (Read More ⇢)

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