Get the Continuing Education and Customized Training Winter-Spring 2018 catalog, or visit each program for more information below. If you are interested in registering for a certain course click on the link following the course information. You can also either call or email Kathy Anderson at Kathy.Anderson@pine.edu 320-629-5176. Thank you!
The Pine Technical & Community College Continuing Education department offers a broad range of courses designed for an individual's professional growth and development, while the Customized Training department provides education and training tailored to businesses' specific needs. With changing technologies and changing markets, it is more important than ever to invest in an organization's most important resource -- its people. Together, the PTCC Continuing Education and Customized Training (CECT) department provides quality workforce training and development to help grow and prosper the Pine Area.
Pine Technical & Community College's Continuing Education department serves as the major regional provider of skill-based, short-term courses.
"Training has become a strategic investment -- not just a cost to be budgeted." -American Society of Training and Development
Through innovative assessment, delivery and evaluation, Pine Technical & Community College is able to assist organizations with training, plan development and implementation. Today's workplace is inundated with change as new technologies, processes and equipment emerge every day. To keep up with all these changes, an organization's employees need ongoing training. PTCC provides efficient and effective training with an eye on the bottom line and with an eye on developing a company's most important asset -- its employees.
All training is available at your facility, so you're paying employees for training time, not commuting time. Also, we arrange training according to your schedule including early morning, evening or weekend training to accommodate the complex schedules of today's workplace.
Professional Instructors and Consultants
Instructors are licensed professionals experienced in the classroom and the workplace. Training content meets your business goals, whether immediate, short-term or long-term. All training includes hands-on experience, participant involvement and plenty of time for questions and answers.
Customized for Your Needs
Our experienced staff, instructors and consultants work in partnership with you to ensure every aspect of the training process is tailored to your exact requirements: from the development of custom-tailored curriculum to pre-course logistics planning and post-course evaluation. Classes may be customized to fit the specific needs of your organization. Expertise is available in the following core areas:
Workplace Safety, Right-to-Know, Hazard Communication, Bloodborne Pathogens, Lockout/ Tagout, Confined Space, AWAIR, Personal Protective Equipment, Respiratory Equipment, CPR, First Aid, Ergonomics, Maintenance, Blue Print Reading, Welding, Math & Measure, New Product Development, Virtual Reality Training Simulations, Lean Manufacturing and more.
Windows, Microsoft Office Applications, Web/Internet, Website Development, Web-based Marketing Planning, Software Development & Testing, Network Set-ups and more.
First Aid, CPR, Slips Trips and Falls, Back Injury Prevention, First Responders, Emergency Medical Training and more.
Supervisory Training, Team-building, Human Resource Development, Position Descriptions, Performance Appraisals, Compensation Systems, Employee Handbooks, Policy and Procedure Manuals, Workplace Violence Awareness, Stress Management, Customer Service, Change Management and more.
Jason Spaeth, Dean of Customized Training/Continuing Education
Dawn Sandberg, Fire Program Manager & Contract Training Program Manager
Kathy Anderson, Office Administrative Specialist-Senior
Margery Fagerstrom, Assistant Director and Continuing Education Program Manager
Kris Hanson, CECT Welding Representative
Heidi Braun, Director of Workforce Development
Jeanne Svedjan, Program Manager, Grants