Tag Archives: manufacturing

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

Categories: Departments
Tags: , , ,


Siemens promotes apprenticeships to train skilled workers

September 8th, 2014 / Written by Scott Glime / 0 comments

Apprenticeships are proven to work. Why don’t we use them? Siemens has sponsored an outstanding article on The Atlantic, outlining the benefits of apprenticeship programs. According to the article: Around the world, especially in Europe, apprenticeships are a mainstream, practical alternative to the four-year college track that still dominates the traditional American career path—even when… (Read More ⇢)

Categories: Departments
Tags: , , , ,


Soldering Training For Employment Starts July 11

June 7th, 2013 / Written by Scott Glime / 0 comments

IPC Certification Can Lead to Better Job Opportunities Our “skills-intensive” hand soldering courses are designed to put emphasis on accelerated skill development. DCTC offers a state of the art soldering laboratory. The introductory course, starting July 11, is appropriate for those who want to learn soldering skills and those planning to go on to earn… (Read More ⇢)

Categories: Courses, Departments, Manufacturing & Trades, Personal Enrichment
Tags: , , , , ,


PLC Classes Start January 8

December 26th, 2012 / Written by Scott Glime / 0 comments

Knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers can boost your career As manufacturing processes and equipment become more complex, so does the required skill set for the manufacturing workforce. If you have electronics knowledge, consider augmenting your education with PLC training at Dakota County Technical College. PLC I begins January 8. The Programmable Logic Controller Introductory course… (Read More ⇢)

Categories: Courses, Departments, Manufacturing & Trades
Tags: , , ,


Community Colleges Putting Americans Back to Work

November 29th, 2012 / Written by Scott Glime / 0 comments

Mechatronics training benefiting underemployed In the November 28 Time Magazine article Can Community Colleges Put Americans Back to Work?, a successful mechatronics training program in Pennsylvania is profiled. DCTC offers flexible mechatronics training for working professionals with evening classes at the Rosemount campus, and a training program starting in Scott County. Mechatronics is an interdisciplinary approach… (Read More ⇢)

Categories: Departments, Manufacturing & Trades
Tags: , , ,


DCTC Works With Manufacturers on Training Grants

November 19th, 2012 / Written by Scott Glime / 0 comments

DCTC brings years of grant experience to workforce projects ROSEMOUNT, MN – (May 25, 2012) If you’ve enjoyed a store-brand granola bar, there’s a good chance it was manufactured by the  ConAgra Foods facility in Lakeville, MN. When ConAgra Foods identified a need for extensive employee training, they worked with Dakota County Technical College to partner… (Read More ⇢)

Categories: Manufacturing & Trades
Tags: , , , , , ,



Find out more about our courses and offerings