WorkFast Training

Find your new career FAST! WorkFast Training is a way for those who work or live in or near PTCC to obtain a new career (fast) for FREE.

Basic Small Engine Maintenance Course - This class is FREE for those who live or work in Pine County

3/28/22 & 4/11/2 - 2 Days. 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Room 290 Auto Shop 

Course Description: Basic Small Engine Maintenance carefully details the many systems, tools and parts involved in the successful maintenance of your small engines. Come with the general knowledge of what type of equipment you have and our instructor will help answer any questions you may have. The instructor will share with the class general maintenance everyone should know when putting things away after the winter and how to get things prepared to use in the spring/summer. This course is for anyone looking to save money by knowing how to perform general & preventative maintenance on your lawn mowers, weed whips, leaf blowers, tillers, snow blowers, wood splitters etc.

To register, please call or email Di Abrahamsen at 320-629-5176 or dianna.abrahamsen@pine.edu. 

Principles of Carpentry & Tool Safety

Let’s Build!  While working on a wood construction project you will learn the foundational principles of safe construction of wood structures, material sourcing , processing, tool functions, tool and equipment safety and production. This course is free for those who work or live in Pine County!

  • Cost: Free!
  • 2022 Dates coming soon

Certified Nursing Assistant Course & Clinical - 3 college credits earned!

This is a for-credit course, and you must apply to the college prior to registering. Please go to www.pine.edu/apply to complete an application. Select the following: Spring 2022 Semester, Certificate program, and Nursing Assistant as your major.

Once you have completed your application, please email Di Abrahamsen at dianna.abrahamsen@pine.edu to advise your application has been submitted for the Workfast Certified Nursing Assistant Course & Clinical. We will process your application and advise if you are accepted to the program. 

  • Cost: Free!
  • 1/29/22 - 2/2722, 8am - 4pm, Saturdays & Sundays
  • 2/26/22 - 2/27/22, Clinical portion 8am - 4pm, Saturday and Sunday
  • Location: Sandstone Healthcare Center, 109 Court Ave S. Sandstone, MN 55072

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Basic Machine Shop - 3 college credits earned! 

Participants will learn basic principles of milling machine and engine lathe operation. This includes machine theory, safety and component identification, set up, tool selection and use of attachments. Students will manufacture machine tool projects to blueprint specfications. Students must have basic computer skills and access to a computer to complete homework assignments. 

This is a for-credit course, and you must apply to the college prior to registering. Please go to www.pine.edu/apply to complete an application. Select the following: Spring 2022 Semester, Certificate program, and Machining as your major.

Once you have completed your application, please email Di Abrahamsen at dianna.abrahamsen@pine.edu to advise your application has been submitted for the Workfast Basic Machine Shop Course. We will process your application and advise if you are accepted to the program. 

  • Cost: Free!
  • 1/12/22 - 3/3/22, 4pm-9pm, Wednesdays & Thursdays 
    • Jan 12,13, 19, 20, 26 & 27
    • Feb 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23 & 24
    • Mar 2 & 3
  • Location: PTCC, Room 250 4pm-5pm, Room 240 5pm-9pm

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Emergency Medical Responder - Initial 

Intended for police offiders, firefighters, and other public safety personnel, this Emergency Medical Responder Initial course provides instruction in emergency medial care at the scene of an accident or a medical emergency. Includes patient assessment; CPR; airway management including oxygen; adjunct airways and other resuscitation; equipment; medical emergenices including seizuers, strokes, heart attacks and poisonings; trauma management; bandaging; splinting; and spinal immobilization. Students will be certified uplong completion through the Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board.  This course is a pathway to PTCC's Emergency Medical Servics Professional program. 

  • Cost: Free!
  • 1/11/22-2/9/22, 6pm - 10pm, Tuesdays & Thursdays
    • Jan 11, 13, 18, 19, 25 & 27
    • Feb 1, 3, 8 & 9
  • Location: PTCC, Room 250

For Additional Information

Please contact Continuing Education & Customized Training at 320.629.5176 or dianna.abrahamsen@pine.edu