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Professional & Workforce Training is proud to offer a variety of learning formats to fit the individual needs of our clients. From self-paced online learning to live, interactive learning in a virtual classroom, you’re sure to find the right course for your learning style. In addition, we can customize any course into an on-site format to accommodate your business needs. Contact us for an on-site customized training solution.

Live Online Courses 

  • Live, interactive training in a virtual classroom
  • Non-credit courses led by high-quality industry experts
  • Short-term sessions of 8 weeks or less
  • Learn with a cohort of peers in your industry
  • Attend class using a computer, video camera, microphone & internet connection
  • Industry-recognized certifications
  • Recommended for: employee training, apprenticeships, professional development, and resume building.

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Live Online Courses:

Starts Anytime | 225 Hours | $2,495 | Instructor: Casey Thompson | Voucher Included

The Paralegal course will help you gain the skills you need to enter the paralegal workforce. You will learn how to conduct legal research and legal interviews, how to perform legal analyses, and more. As you prepare for your paralegal career, you will also receive soft skills training to increase workplace effectiveness. The course concludes with a capstone project and a portfolio review.

>> View the Online Paralegal Course

Leadership Academy is designed to provide leadership opportunity for career-focused individuals and refine skills which are applicable to their own unique environment. This year, Leadership Academy will explore the fundamentals of Leadership Foundations. Participants will discuss ways of growing in leadership capacity and personalize future goals. Each session offers hands on professional development, mentorship with community guest leaders, and goal identification that fits within personal leadership plans.

The program will focus on content that is relevant to the current local workforce; enhancement of critical thinking, problem-solving, and ethical decision-making that help to meet the challenges of our changing and complex world.

>> View the Leadership Academy (Online) Course

This new realtime course series will teach the skills necessary to offer Realtime, CART Captioning, and/or Broadcast Captioning as a professional service.  Each class will focus on specific realtime principles AND each week new realtime evals will be provided.  There is always something new to learn while working on your realtime!  Curriculum was carefully designed by experts in the captioning field.  Earn up to 1.6 Continuing Education Units each course.

>> View the Become a Successful CART Captioner and Broadcast Captioner (Online) Course

Start Dates:  Dec 09 | Jan 13 | Feb 10 – Instructor Led | $324

Microsoft Excel 2019 Course Bundle

  • Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365

>> View the Microsoft Excel 2019 Course Bundle (Online)

Start Date: 01/28/21 – Instructor: Bob Bruce | $99

Gain the foundational knowledge you need to start using Microsoft Excel. Learn to navigate, manage, create formulas and use basic functions in worksheets.

Course Outcomes:

  • Getting started: Exploring the Microsoft Excel environment
  • Navigating, managing worksheets, and views
  • Worksheet layout, entering and modifying data
  • Creating formulas and using basic functions
  • Formatting cells, themes and cell styles
  • Printing worksheets

>> View the Excel Level 1: Practical Excel (Online)

Start Date: 01/28/21 – Instructor: Bob Bruce | $99

Learn how to understand, filter and sort different types of data in Microsoft Excel. You will also learn advanced formulas and utilize the Data Model with pivot tables.

Course Outcomes:

  • Understanding types of data in Excel
  • Filtering and sorting
  • Excel tables
  • Advanced Formulas: logic and summarizing functions (COUNTIF, SUMIF, AVERAGEIF, VLOOKUP)
  • Pivot tables and pivot charts
  • Using the Data Model with pivot tables

>> View the Excel Level 2: Working with Data (Online)

Start Date: 01/28/21 – Instructor: Bob Bruce | $180

Learn how to understand, filter and sort different types of data in Microsoft Excel. You will also learn advanced formulas and utilize the Data Model with pivot tables.

Course Outcomes:

  • Understanding types of data in Excel
  • Filtering and sorting
  • Excel tables
  • Advanced Formulas: logic and summarizing functions (COUNTIF, SUMIF, AVERAGEIF, VLOOKUP)
  • Pivot tables and pivot charts
  • Using the Data Model with pivot tables

>> View the Excel Level 1 & 2: Discount Bundle (Online)

Start Dates:  Dec 09 | Jan 13 | Feb 10 – Instructor Led | $199

Whether you’re a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or for personal use, the courses in this bundle will give you a solid foundation in financial matters. If you’re interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this series of courses is perfect for you. This course bundle includes the following courses:

  • Accounting Fundamentals
  • Accounting Fundamentals II

>> View the Accounting Fundamentals Series Course Bundle (Online)

Start Dates:  Dec 09 | Jan 13 | Feb 10 –  Instructor Led | $153

Learn how to harness the power of the Internet to build and sustain a profitable business. This course will teach you the step-by-step process of creating a product, building a website, engaging a customer base, and finding new leads online.

Today, the Internet has changed everything. It is now entirely possible to create, launch, and build a profitable business from the convenience of your home with little to no upfront investment. This course will give you a solid foundation for building and growing a successful digital business.

>> View the Start Your Own Online Business Course (Online)

Start Dates:  01/20/21 –  Instructor: Dr. Tom Moore | $349

Develop the leadership skills you need to transition into a supervisor role in this 16-hour live online training workshop. Whether you’ve recently moved into a supervisor role, you’ve been in the role for awhile and want to improve your skills, or you want to prepare for a future supervisor role, this training is for you.

>> View the New Supervisor Skills Workshop Course (Online)

Start Dates:  Dec 09 | Jan 13 | Feb 10 Instructor Led | $199

Supervision and Management Series Course Bundle

  • Fundamentals of Supervision and Management I
  • Fundamentals of Supervision and Management II

>> View the Supervision and Management Series Course Bundle (Online)

The demand for pilots of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s) or drones is growing rapidly.  Drones are in high demand for real estate, tower and utility inspection, storm damage assessment, public safety, disaster recovery, deliver, land mapping and film and television.

Anoka Technical College is proud to partner with Sky Eye Films to train pilots for these exciting careers.  This course details everything you will need to know to pass the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification exam to operate a drone for commercial uses.

>> View the Drone Pilot Training Course (Online)

250 Course Hours | $1,995 | Instructors: Nikki Choyce

This is combined program (“bundle”) consisting of the Essentials of Project Management and Mastering Project Management courses. This program is based on the current Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), which establishes the international standard regarding the project management discipline. It aligns with PMI’s Talent Triangle® and is also eligible for Professional Development Units (PDUs) for PMP® or other project management certifications.

>> View the Complete Project Manager with CAPM® and PMP® Prep (Online) Course

This course meets the requirements for 2 hours of Board approved continuing education for renewal of all registered unlicensed Electrical Workers, licensed by the Electrical Licensing and Inspection Unit. The course emphasizes topics of field interest according to the State Board’s interpretation of the 2020 code.

>> View the NEC Code Update – 2 Hour Course (Online)

This course meets the requirements for 4 hours of Minnesota State Board of Electricity approved continuing education. NEC Code code changes from 2017 to the newest 2020 is the focus of the webinar sessions.

>> View the LV/PLT NEC Code Update 4 Hour Webinar Course

Is human error getting in the way of your organization operating at its best? Learn a process to get everyone involved in helping prevent rejects, equipment damage, and accidents that negatively affect your operation. Understand the philosophies and techniques that great companies use to overcome the problems that can occur when mistakes happen. Move beyond the traps of carelessness and inattention, and lead your workforce to engage in solving problems related to human error.

>> View the Error Proofing Course (Online)

This 8-week course provides participants with a solid foundation in the basic skills of math, shop algebra and geometry. Math instruction will include fundamentals of math, fractions and decimals, units of measure, lines and angles, triangles, shop geometry, circles and polygons, shop algebra and the Pythagorean Theorem.

>> View the Technical Math Course (Online)

This 6-week course is designed to give students the fundamental knowledge of how CNC Lathes and Milling Machines work. Each two-hour class session will have a mixed media format, combining lecture presentation with professionally made YouTube videos and machine brochures from various machine tool manufacturers.

>> View the CNC Machining Basics Course (Online)

We offer a comprehensive library of safety training courses for workers in the general industry and manufacturing. Our courses are delivered online through state-of-the-art technology and satisfy the compliance training needs of students with the advantage of a flexible study schedule and location. Get your general industry safety training now.

>> View the General Safety Online Courses

Start Date: 12/11/20 – Instructor: Terry Meschke | $125

Keep your company in compliance and your employees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. This 1-hour training workshop will help you understand and remain compliant with the mandates that Minnesota OSHA will be enforcing that are related to COVID-19. It will also cover any guidance on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that has come out since the start of 2020.

>> View the COVID-19 and the Workplace: Keeping Compliance During a Pandemic Course

24 Course Hours | Course Delivery: On Demand | $595

Our Fall Arrest Systems course sets forth those requirements and criteria for fall protection in construction workplaces covered under 29 CFR part 1926. It is important to note that the provisions of this subpart do not apply to employees making an inspection, investigation, or assessment of workplace conditions prior to the actual start of construction work or after all construction work has been completed. This course is for: “Superintendents “Foremen “Safety Coordinators and Directors “Competent persons 

>> View the Fall Arrest Systems (Online) Course

200 Course Hours | $2,295 | Instructors: Joseph Cummins, Joe Tangradi

The Home Inspection Certificate Course covers the principal components, procedures, and processes of home inspection. This course has also been approved by the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) and various home inspector organizations and regulatory boards for membership renewal credits or continuing education credits. It is also one component of the steps required to obtain a NIBI Certified Inspector credential.

Through 11 in-depth modules, you will gain insight on the methodologies required to perform a home inspection. You will learn how to inspect and report on heating and cooling systems, plumbing and electrical systems, roof and siding, the foundation, and other major components of a home.

>> View the Home Inspection Certificate (Online) Course

150 Course Hours | $1,795 | Instructors: Cindy Lamkin

This course will teach you the essential skills for managing the business aspects of a dental practice and becoming an administrative dental assistant. You will build effective communication skills and gain knowledge to assist dentists with organizational duties such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable. This course is the best way to learn everything you need to know for your new career.

>> View the Administrative Dental Assistant (Online) Course

100 Course Hours | $2,895 | Instructors: Eric Reed

This accredited course provides you with advanced hacking tools and techniques so that you can assess the security posture of an organization with the same approach these malicious hackers use. You’ll be able to identify weaknesses and fix the problems before they are identified by the enemy, preventing what could potentially be catastrophic damage to your organization. This is sure to help you get ahead in your current and future positions.

Upon completion of this course, you will be prepared to sit for the Certified Ethical Hacker Exam 312-50, offered by EC-Council. This course also includes a voucher which covers the fee of the exam.

>> View the Certified Ethical Hacker – Voucher Included (Online) Course

10 Course Hours | Course Delivery: On Demand | $99

This package includes the Learn2Serve Food Safety Management Principles Course which provides a foundational knowledge of the FDA Food Code to help prospective Food Managers prepare for a Food Protection Manager Certification Exam. This course covers food safety issues, regulations, and techniques to maintain a food-safe environment.

>> View the Learn2Serve Food Safety Manager Principles Training + Food Manager Exam (Online) Course

Start Dates:  Dec 09 | Jan 13 | Feb 10 – Instructor Led or Self-paced | $149

Gain insight into how food interacts with your body and how to make healthy changes for better nutrition. This course provides a holistic overview of current food and nutrition issues and their impact on physical, social, emotional, and spiritual health.

Food and nutrition have a profound impact on people’s health and well-being, yet many people are not aware of what foods to eat, which diets are healthy, and where their food originates. The goal of this course is to provide a holistic overview of current food and nutrition issues and their impact on physical, social, emotional, and spiritual health.

>> View the Certificate in Food, Nutrition, and Health Course (Online)

 

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