THE BENEFITS OF
MANUFACTURING & TRADES COURSES
Manufacturing with Continuing Education and Customized Training has a long history of excellence in offering innovative programming and training to individuals and businesses.
Our classes and workshops vary greatly to fit your needs and allow you to further develop your skills to make you more marketable in today’s workplace. We can also customize programming to fit the requirements of your company.
Our training programs provide:
- Practical experience with hands-on learning opportunities
- Industry expert instructors
- Flexible scheduling, and group training available
- Set your own pace—learn at home or on the go with online courses
Manufacturing & Trades Programs
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of boilermakers is projected to grow 21 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Boiler operators in Minnesota are required to be licensed through the Department of Labor. These evening courses will help prepare you to take the licensing exam. As you gain experience and higher classifications, you can increase job responsibilities and move to the next step in your career.
Steam & Hot Water Boiler I
This course covers both high and low pressure boilers used in steam and hot water heating, high-pressure, high-temperature hot water boilers used in heating or process installations, and small mechanical-drive steam turbines. This course is designed for those who want to acquire a special license or upgrade to second class A, B, or C as required by the rules and regulations of the Boiler Division of the State of Minnesota. Textbooks will be provided the first night of the class. This course is normally offered in the fall and spring, although additional courses may be added if there is enough interest.
Steam & Hot Water Boiler II
This course covers high and low pressure boilers use in hot water supply, process and power installations, larger high-pressure/high-temperature water boilers used in the heating process, and power installation, as well as larger steam turbines used for mechanical drive and power generation. This course is designed for those who want to upgrade to first class A, B, or C license, or upgrade to a Chief A, B, or C license as required by the rules and regulations of the Boiler Division of the State of Minnesota. Textbooks will be provided the first night of the class. This course is normally offered in the fall and spring, although additional courses may be added if there is enough interest.
In order to get a full refund for this class, you must drop the class at least 3 days prior to its start. No refund will be allowed if class is cancelled after the cancellation period. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org in order to cancel your classes. Call 651-423-8279 with questions.
DCTC is one of only four nationally recognized American Welding Society (AWS) Accredited Test Facilities (ATF) in Minnesota. This means DCTC can officially test and qualify welders/brazers (WB) to thousands of WB processes, certifications and codes. A Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) from DCTC can help a company identify the relevant code(s) and/or create tests unique to their operations for purposes such as:
- Tests for employment
- Tests for internal advancement/verify process mastery
- Tests to become certified to particular codes/standards Codes/Standards DCTC may certify to include but are not limited to: American Welding Society (AWS), American Petroleum Institute (API), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), A company-supplied or developed welding specification
MTC’s industry experts can help your production environment become more efficient and effective. Lean is a holistic approach to process management that has been used widely to transform organizations into efficient, customer-driven businesses. MTC’s experts draw on a wide variety of tools, including 5S, root cause analysis, and continuous improvement, among others, to help our clients improve and grow in an ever-changing world.
Mechatronics is an interdisciplinary approach merging the study of control systems with mechanical, electronic and software engineering. Our convenient, evening courses are taught by industry experts who will give you the skills you need to advance your industrial technology career.
Industrial Electricity (Starts Early Fall)
This is a fundamental course encompassing AC and DC electricity to build a foundation for the student to advance on to applications which are based on powered and controlled systems.
Motor Controls (Starts Late Fall)
This course is designed to give machine operators, maintenance mechanics and technicians an understanding of electrical blueprints and wiring diagrams with an emphasis on motor controls. Prerequisite: Knowledge of AC/DC electricity, or completion of Industrial Electricity.
Programmable Logic Controllers
Beginning through advanced training in PLC technology and programing. Prerequisite: Knowledge of AC/DC electricity, or completion of Industrial Electricity.
- PLC I (Starts Early Spring)
- PLC II (Starts Mid Spring)
- PLC III (Starts Late Spring)
Systems Troubleshooting (Starts Late Spring)
The process of quickly and effectively locating faults in an electrical system will be the focus of the troubleshooting course.
In order to get a full refund for this class, you must drop the class at least 3 days prior to its start. No refund will be allowed if class is cancelled after the cancellation period. Please Email email@example.com in order to cancel your classes. call 651-423-8612 with questions.
Safety is the most important consideration in any work environment. MTC’s safety experts can guide you from planning to training. Topics include Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO), OSHA, ergonomics, machine guarding, forklift safety, and more. Our partnerships with multiple colleges in Minnesota allow for a wide breadth of expertise that can be leveraged for your specific needs.