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The benefits of
Computer & I.T. Course Offerings

In a fiercely competitive and fast-paced market, the IT Training Center in Eagan is a place for you or your business to discover and maintain your competitive edge.

The information technology courses we offer are designed to lead you to pass a certification where applicable.  Most of the classes we offer are guaranteed to run, meaning no more rescheduling.  Most can be customized to meet your specific needs, timing or location(s).  We realize every client’s needs are unique and we strive to provide the highest caliber of training, in the most convenient way possible.  Our suite of on-site labs and interactive training facilities are State-of-the-Art and available for your organization to rent.

Program Leads

Bradd Strelow

Technology & Innovation
Coordinator

Email Address

651-423-8687

Meriem Aman

IT Marketing Coordinator

Email Address

651-423-8612

Computer & I.T. Programs

Cisco Certification

Dakota County Technical College has partnered with Sunset Learning Institute (SLI) to offer students high quality Cisco training. SLI has been providing and developing authorized Cisco training since 1996. Using this course work and hands-on labs, we provide training on Cisco routing and switching, unified communications, contact center, security, data center and storage and wireless.

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IT Foundations

Most of us today have a user-level knowledge of computer and IT concepts. But, how do you describe that knowledge to a prospective employer or state that knowledge on a resume? Validation of your skills through testing and certification is the way to offer objective proof. DCTC offers classes that prepare you for a number of foundation level certifications for information technology careers.

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Microsoft Technologies

Gaining certification credentials in Microsoft Server technologies is a sure way to gain or retain employment in the IT industry. MTC’s Microsoft Server training program has prepared hundreds of learners for success with certification exams and more importantly prepared them for great MS networking careers.

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Microsoft Server & OS

Microsoft Database, SharePoint, System Center

Developer & Programming

Programming & Development

Don’t just build a website. Expand your development skills by learning powerful, effective technologies that provide full control for smooth, test-driven development. DCTC offers courses in applications that will get you up to speed on the latest web standards.

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ITIL Certification

ITIL® (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) is the most widely accepted approach to I.T. service management in the world. ITIL® provides a cohesive set of best practice, drawn from the public and private sectors internationally. It has been around for over 20 years, and within the last few years it has become the de-facto model and framework for managing IT organizations.

ITIL® is the proven way for I.T. organizations to align with the business, control costs, improve quality, and balance resource allocations. One of the key aspects of success with ITIL® is making sure everyone in on the same page. Foundational level ITIL® training will provide common terminology, accountability through defined roles, and an understanding of the value of the implementing process best-practices. This type of training is extremely beneficial to organizations because it allows an efficient restructuring of I.T. services to better meet the needs of the organization. This can lead to better productivity, improvement of delivered services, and ultimately a raise in profits and reduction in overall costs. It’s fairly easy to see why this is a top I.T. certification

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Cisco Academy Support Center

The MTC is a Cisco Academy Support Center and a Cisco Instructor Training Center.  Learn more about how your Cisco Network Academy can receive support services.  If you are a Cisco instructor requiring certification in a Cisco technology, learn how we can train you.

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Graphic & Web Design

We offer a variety of graphic and web design courses from planning and creating a website to using graphic design software programs to create animation and outstanding graphics. These courses are ideal for small business owners who want to create their own brand. Individuals who want to broaden their knowledge and increase marketability will also benefit from these courses.

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Microsoft Office

These online courses will help you learn how to master Microsoft Office applications. Knowledge of using these applications is a basic job requirement for many positions. If you have never used them before or would like to learn special features to make your work more efficient, these courses are an excellent way to learn the power of these programs.

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CAD Design

CAD in 2D and 3D is used extensively in many manufacturing applications such as automotive, aerospace, industrial and architectural design and computer animation. CAD increases productivity, improves the quality in designs and documents a vast amount of information on processes, materials, dimensions and tolerances. CAD allow us to see designs from new angles, layout and develop work on screen saving time in redrawing and can lower product development costs.

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“The knowledge I gained studying IT at MTC changed my career track. I really enjoy the work I do now and get paid well for a job I like going to each day.” Steve D.

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