As a competitive manufacturer, you need employees with technical skills, and Minnesota State Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence can provide the needed education.

How Our Program Works

We work closely with manufacturers so the course delivery fits both employer and employee needs. The Minnesota State Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence training program can be tailored for employees to take:

All courses are taught by Minnesota State Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence participating colleges. In addition to providing support services throughout the process, we will help you in identifying:

  • Courses your employees will be taught
  • Delivery method (online or mediated telepresence format)
  • Tuition and fees
  • Course materials, including textbooks, software subscriptions
  • Invoicing schedule

Before the first class date, we offer an on-site orientation session to make sure employees meet the college’s enrollment and registration requirements, including applications, log-in information, paperwork, and training with the course learning management system (D2L Brightspace).

To learn more, contact Jeremy Leffelman, 218-755-4222 ( Executive Director.

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Employers and Employee Benefits

  • Skills training that can be put to work immediately
  • Flexible and convenient delivery options
  • One-stop shop to meet training needs

In addition, course work is aligned with the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council Certified Production certification. After completing the four aligned courses, employees can choose to test for this nationally-recognized credential.

Employees can also gain college credit when they successfully complete coursework which may support promotional opportunities within the company.

An Impressive WOrkforce

The manufacturing industry employs 15.4 million U.S. workers.

SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau