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Industry Training

Lake Area Tech’s Corporate Ed division offers customized workforce and industry training that is designed to meet the specific objectives of your organization. We work closely with employers who choose to invest in their most valuable assets – employees. Workforce investment is a proven strategy for decreasing turnover and increasing productivity and morale.

Whether an employer or individual is in need of customer service training, beginner or advanced computer training, CPR offerings, CDL classes, hands-on certifications (forklift or welding, for example), or leadership training – we can help. Those are just a few examples of the wide variety of training we can provide. Don’t see it in our lists of classes? Please contact us as we have workforce resources that can assist in developing a customized class/workshop to meet your needs. Training programs can be held on campus or in your facility, on the day and time of your choosing. Some of our most popular training offerings include: 

Advanced Manufacturing & Safety

  • Forklift Certifications
  • OSHA
  • Welding Techniques

Aviation & Drone Training

  • Capturing Stunning Photos & Videos with Drones
  • Recreational Drone Knowledge & Skills
  • sUAS Remote Pilot Ground School

Business & Computer Training

  • Customer Service
  • Computer Classes (Beginner-Advanced)
  • Social Media

Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) & Transportation


  • CPR classes including BLS, Heartsaver First Aid AED, and ACLS
  • Dental Classes

Leadership & Personal Development Training

For more information about our offerings or customized training for your employees, please contact our office and we’ll be glad to answer any questions you may have.

Lake Area Tech Corporate Education

Terri Cordrey, Director of Corporate Education 
Shane Swenson, Director of Outreach
605-882-5284 ext. 320