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.

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!
  • June 20, 2022 - June 30, 2022 Monday - Thursday evenings 
  • 5pm-8pm
  • Mora High School Shop Room 


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 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 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!
  • Fall 2022 Dates coming soon! 
  • Participants must live or work in Pine County

**Please note" Registration priority will be given to those indidviuals who have not previously taken this course.**

To register, please contact Di Abrahamsen at 320-629-5176 or 

Cyber Security 101 for Small Businesses 

  • Cost: Free! For Businesses in and around Pine County
  • 7/26/22 1pm-5pm or 7/27/22 1pm-5pm 
  • Location: Pine Technical & Community College, Room 85
  • Participants must live or work in Pine County

To register, please contact Di Abrahamsen at 320-629-5176 or 

You can also register online:




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: Pine Technical & Community College is partiner with North Pine Area Hospital District to offer this FREE EMR Initial course for residents in the cities of Hinckley, Sandstone, Askov, Bruno, Finlayson and Willow River as well as the Townships of Sandstone, Danforth, Hinckley, Park, Dell Grove, New Dosey, Partridge, Arlone, Pine Lake, Finlayson and Clover. 
  • 4/19/22- 5/19/22, 6pm - 10pm, Tuesdays & Thursdays and Saturday 5/14/22 8am-4pm. 
  • Location:   North Pine County Government Building 1602 MN-23  Sandstone, MN 55072

Seating is on a first come frst serve basis. A waitlist will be avaialbe once all seats are taken. This course is for college credit and you must apply to the college.  Please contact Di Abrahamsen at 320-629-5176 or You will be given step by step instructions on how to apply.                        

For Additional Information

Please contact Continuing Education & Customized Training at 320.629.5176 or