Fall Green Construction Training

HIRED and American Workshop have partnered to offer the Green Construction Trades Course. This 128 hour course (4 weeks) covers a variety of topics that give students exposure to various aspects of today’s construction industry. The course is designed to give students in-demand green construction skills that will make them excellent candidates for entry-level or mid-level construction positions. Whether you want to learn construction basics or develop an existing set of skills, the Green Construction Trades Course will give you marketable skills you need to advance your career in construction.


Each day, students will develop skills in a new topic while learning about codes and regulations, practicing relevant woodworking skills, and receiving one-on-one instruction from industry professionals. Students will also have the chance to earn valuable industry recognized credentials.



Dates: October 6-October 30

8 AM- 4 PM, Monday-Thursday

To begin registration contact:

Tony Basch
(952) 697-1329


Integrated CNA Training



HIRED and Hennepin Technical College are offering a 2-step training program for a career in nursing.

Students having some fun in the HTC lab

Students having fun during a CNA training at HTC

The training offers training in CNA certification, career development, and strong connections to potential employers in the healthcare field.

Students will be introduced to nursing assistant tasks and challenges, skills, health, nutrition, safety, and basic medical terminology to begin pathways in healthcare careers.

Integrated CNA Class

Location: Hennepin Technical College

Eden Prairie campus

Dates: October 6-December 11, 2014

Mondays, 1:00—4:30 PM (Required Study Sessions)

Wednesdays/Thursdays, 1:00—5:50 PM

Clinicals: December 16, 17, 18 from 2:00—9:50 PM

Brooklyn Park campus

Dates: October 28-December 11, 2014

Tuesdays, 1:00-4:30 PM (Required Study Sessions)

Wednesdays/Thursdays, 4:00-8:50 PM

Clinicals: December 15, 16, 17 from 2:00-9:50 PM


If you would like to learn more about the program or determine your eligibility please contact:

Andrea Peterson
(952) 697-1366

Fall Soldering Job Training

Do you enjoy working with your hands? Are you interested in learning how machines work? According to recent labor market studies, Minnesota’s need for qualified solderers and assemblers is estimated to grow an average of 16% over the next six years.

HIRED’s FastTRAC Soldering program will teach you the in-demand manufacturing skills to find a rewarding job in this rapidly growing field. Hennepin Technical College and Adult Basic Education (ABE) work together to teach you integrated schematics, which is a diagram to represent electronic circuits, and soldering classes.

Additionally, HIRED’s counselors provide individualized employment counseling and job search assistance, including resume writing, interviewing and networking.

Dates: October 6 – December 17, 2014
Time: 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Class Days: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Fridays
Location: Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park campus
9000 Brooklyn Blvd
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

Credentials: IPC J-Standard-001 Soldering credential, potential 1 credit for Cleanroom class
Eligibility: 18 years of age and older
Cost: Approx. $1,600 (You may be eligible for financial aid, scholarships and grant-funded tuition assistance. Contact us today to learn more)

For more information about the next available training session, please contact:

Dunn Yoshitani
(952) 697-1317

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