DCTC was recently awarded four Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) grants totaling $1.33 million to provide training to employees at area businesses.
A grant with Amerilab Technology for $309,411 will train 235 employees in supervisory skills for frontline supervisors, quality skills for lab technicians, FEDA good manufacturing practices for machine operators, automation skills for maintenance technicians, and English as a second language.
An award of $300,000 to Foldcraft will train 344 employees in supervisory skills, Auto CAD, lean manufacturing, process management software, and English as a second language.
Frontier Communications received a grant totaling $328,190 to train 300 employees in customer service and sales skills for call center staff, safety, wireless and new technologies for technicians, leadership, and English as a second language.
The fourth MJSP grant went to Swift Transportation in the amount of $397,000 to train 200 individuals in a three-week CDL training program with direct placement to the company.
DCTC coordinators for the grant are Larry Raddatz (Amerilab), Pat McQuillan (Foldcraft), Antar Salim (Frontier), and Mark LaMere (Swift).