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Workforce Courses & Training

Northland’s Workforce Development Solutions offers a wide array of professional development courses and training opportunities. We also specialize in cultivating specific classes and programs for businesses and organizations.

Not seeing the course you’re looking for? Contact us to create a customized training solution to meet your needs.

Business & Technology Training

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Northland’s Workforce Development Solutions specializes in offering customized education for businesses that want to provide professional development opportunities for their team. A wide range of programs is offered with flexible scheduling.

  • Microsoft Office Excel
  • Microsoft Office Word
  • Project Management

Health Training

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The healthcare industry is continuously growing and changing. A variety of programs are offered to meet the ever-evolving needs of healthcare professionals in Minnesota and North Dakota. Our programs offer the knowledge, skills, and training required to maintain licensure and set students up for success in their field.

  • CPR & First Aid Certification Training
  • LPN IV Therapy Training
  • Nursing Assistant Exam
  • Nursing Assistant Training
  • Physical Therapist Assistant CEUs

Leadership Development Training

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Research has shown that employees generally leave the supervisor, not the organization. In today’s market, organizations are challenged to retain employees. Adding specific leadership and supervisory skills helps to both improve organizational performance and reduce employee turnover.

  • Customer Service
  • Leadership Development
  • New Supervisor
  • Strengths Based Leadership

Mechanical/Technical Training

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Technical and mechanical skills are in short supply in today’s workforce. Whether you are a high school graduate or a professional looking for additional skills, we will help identify a course, certificate, or program that fits your career goals.

  • Certified Production Technician Certification
  • Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)
  • MSSC
  • Print Reading
  • Steam Plant Engineering (Boiler): High Pressure and Low Pressure
  • Welding

Safety & Compliance Training

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Northland’s Workforce Development Solutions offers a variety of workplace courses under OSHA, MSHA, or state-specific compliance. Training can be customized to meet your organization’s needs and delivered where you want it including in person or live online. Periodic open-enrollment courses for recurring certification and training is also offered

Transportation Training

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Our instructors are licensed through the state of Minnesota to provide education and assessments to individuals seeking certification. We offer state-recognized certification programs throughout the year.

  • Minnesota Mandatory Inspection Program (MIP) Recertification
  • Motorcycle Training: Advanced, Basic, and Intermediate
  • Pilot Escort Certification/Recertification

Career Pathways (Credit Programs) Training

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Designed specifically for employees at corporate locations, these Certificate programs allow employees to acquire the knowledge and skills to develop their career within their place of work. These courses offer college credits to Digi-key and Polaris employees to put them on track for a successful career through certificates or by earning an Associate Degree. Contact us regarding industry specific certificate programs.

Register for courses today!

There is no time like the present to focus on your future. Our courses are designed to arm you and your employees with in-demand skills that matter in today’s competitive workforce.