Develop your workforce and improve employee engagement through customized training solutions.

Customized Training and Continuing Education

Dakota County Technical College and Inver Hills Community College Customized Training and Continuing Education Department is dedicated to providing flexible career training solutions to business and industry. Leveraging the resources of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, our training is designed to make your business more competent and more competitive.

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Financial Assistance:

Some of our programs are approved under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) allowing qualifying participants to receive tuition reimbursement.  Please look at our program descriptions to see what programs qualify. To determine your eligibility status, please contact your local CareerForce center.

Please note that courses offered through Continuing Education and Customized Training are not Financial Aid eligible; however, as noted above, you may seek funding or assistance from an outside source such as a Government Program, Workforce Agency, Employment Center or Employer.


Additional Resources:

Dislocated Workers:

We partner with local Workforce Centers, and together we help get you get the job-related education and training you need. Contact us today to assist with the following:

  • Update your skills
  • Discover a new talent
  • Start a new career path that connects with employers’ needs
  • Earn an occupational certification or recertification


This email address below will put you in touch with someone from the County Workforce Center who can provide further guidance:

For further assistance with your career path, please refer to the West St. Paul CareerForce Career Labs page. This can be found at: or email:


  • Knowledgeable staff
  • Up to date job listings
  • Computer, internet and printer access
  • Resume writing
  • Career planning
  • Community and education resources
  • One on one individual assistance


CareerForce has online workshops on job search, resume writing and interview skills along with links to several online resources.

RESUME REVIEW:  CareerForce representatives are available to review your resume and provide feedback. Email your resume to: Please include your full name and “Resume Review” in the subject line.

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DCTC Main Campus, Rosemount

Dakota County Technical College: 1300 145th Street East (County Road 42), Rosemount, MN 55068  |  651-423-8661

Located in the heart of Rosemount, Minn., just minutes away from the Twin Cities, the main campus of Dakota County Technical College reflects the intimacy of a small town with the networking and cultural advantages of a modern metropolitan area.

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Customized Training Walk in Hours are as follows:

Monday – Thursday 9:30 am to 2:30 pm

Fridays by appointment ONLY

Inver Hills Community College, Inver Grove Heights

Inver Hills Community College: 2500 East 80th Street, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076 | 651-450-3000

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Campus Closures:  The primary concern is with the safety of students and employees. This includes traveling conditions, safety of students and employees taking public transportation, and the colleges’ capacity to ensure parking lots and sidewalks are safe to navigate. Secondary concerns include anticipated disruptions to student learning and to planned campus events.

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“The Continuing Education and Customized Training rental space was perfect for our company’s training seminar. The rooms were flexible and perfect for our needs. We were very happy with the outcomes and hope to return soon. ” Patti R.

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