Category Archives: Transportation & Safety

DCTC Basic Motorcycle Maintenance Course

August 20th, 2013 / Written by mtc / 2 comments

Basic Motorcycle Maintenance Course This hands-on, 4-hour course is designed for new riders or people who want to learn basic motorcycle maintenance. Learn how to do a pre-ride inspection, preventative maintenance, repairs on the road and winterization. To ride safely, riders should know their bikes as well as the rules of the road. Course Information Date: Tuesday, August 27 Time:… (Read More ⇢)

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Next Railroad Conductor Program Starts in August

July 16th, 2013 / Written by mtc / 0 comments

Next Railroad Conductor Program Starts August 26th. This program prepares students to serve as railroad conductors in the railway industry, which is critical to our nation’s livelihood. Retirement rates of current conductors promise excellent job opportunities. DCTC formed partnerships with Canadian Pacific Railway, Union Pacific Railroad and many other regional and short lines to develop… (Read More ⇢)

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Accident Avoidance and Safe Driving Class at DCTC

June 13th, 2013 / Written by mtc / 2 comments

  Next Class starts June 17th! DCTC is running their Accident Avoidance and Safe Driving class this summer.  This course is great for all ages, including the seasoned driver, those with learning permits, newly licensed drivers, safety-conscious parents and drivers seeking to improve their skills in accident avoidance. Most insurance companies will offer a premium… (Read More ⇢)

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Railroads Hire Many Veterans Returning From War

May 21st, 2013 / Written by Scott / 0 comments

Recent article highlights how veterans are a good fit for jobs in the railroad industry According to the Associated Press story, as thousands of American soldiers return to the civilian workforce after service in Iraq or Afghanistan, many are finding jobs on the nation’s rail lines. More than 25 percent of all U.S. railroad workers… (Read More ⇢)

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E-Newsletter: April 2013

April 17th, 2013 / Written by mtc / 0 comments

Click here to view full April 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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E-Newsletter: March 2013

March 14th, 2013 / Written by mtc / 0 comments

Click here to view full March 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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Basic Rider Courses at DCTC

February 13th, 2013 / Written by mtc / 0 comments

Basic Rider Course Refresher This 5-hour course uses selected riding exercises from the BRC. Participants must have a motorcycle endorsement and completed the BRC within the past three years. This course is ideal for endorsed riders who are not yet ready for the BRC2 and want additional coaching and practice time. We provide the motorcycles. Basic Rider Course 2… (Read More ⇢)

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E-Newsletter: February 2013

February 7th, 2013 / Written by mtc / 0 comments

Click here to view full February 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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Class A CDL Training for Non-Professional Truck Drivers

January 28th, 2013 / Written by mtc / 9 comments

Learn the basic skills necessary to pass the Class A CDL test DCTC offers a Class A CDL training course designed for non-professional truck drivers, who need a Class A CDL as part of their overall job skill set. This course will teach the basic skills necessary to pass the Class A CDL test. It… (Read More ⇢)

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Railroad Conductor Program Lighting the Way to Jobs

January 3rd, 2013 / Written by Scott / 0 comments

DCTC’s program featured in Minneapolis Star Tribune DCTC’s Railroad Conductor Technology Program is one of only three programs in the country. It was featured in the December 30 issue of the Star Tribune. The article highlighted the upcoming wave of retirements expected nationwide in the rail industry, leaving a gap of several thousand jobs each… (Read More ⇢)

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