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Mechatronics Classes are back

August 3rd, 2016 / Written by mtc / 1 comment

DCTC will be running Mechatronics Systems again this Fall/Spring.  Mechatronics is an interdisciplinary approach merging the study of control systems with mechanical, electronic and software engineering. The 6 class series will start September 6th with most classes running twice and conclude with the System Troubleshooting class May 3rd through May 31st 2017.  All classes will… (Read More ⇢)

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Soldering Series available through Fall

August 3rd, 2016 / Written by mtc / 2 comments

A 3 Class Soldering series will be starting up in the Fall.  All classes are Monday through Friday 8:00AM-4:30 PM and will be held at Dakota County Technical College in Room 2-313. The series consist of the following classes: Introduction to Hand Soldering / October 24th through October 28th IPC-A-610 / October 31st through November… (Read More ⇢)

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Boiler Classes Set for Fall

August 3rd, 2016 / Written by mtc / 0 comments

Boiler Classes are set for Fall Quarter.  They will run Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 9:30 PM. The first Class will be September 6th through September 29th The Second Class will run October 25th through November 17th. Sign up now both classes are filling up fast! Students can sign up online or call… (Read More ⇢)

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Learn to Solder, Get a Job with Short Term Training

March 3rd, 2016 / Written by mtc / 3 comments

Check out our new video about the Soldering Training Program at DCTC. For more information, contact: Larry Lewis Training Coordinator,  Manufacturing and Technology 651-423-8276

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Boilers class starts September 8 in Burnsville

July 24th, 2015 / Written by Scott Glime / 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 Glime / 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 Glime / 2 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 Glime / 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 Glime / 2 comments

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 Glime / 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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