Advanced Minnesota

Advanced Minnesota

The Workforce Training Arm of Bemidji State University, Hibbing Community College, Itasca Community College, Mesabi Range College, Northwest Technical College, Rainy River Community College, and Vermilion Community College.

Advanced MN has a number of training opportunities provided through ZOOM Virtual Classroom technology.  Please contact us if you have training needs in this ever changing environment. 

Advanced Minnesota provides an extensive array of customized training options for approximately 15,000 different individuals per year all across Minnesota in areas such as MSHA, OSHA, Fire Training, Industrial Training, Commercial Truck Driving, Professional Development, Leadership and Organizational Development, Quality Improvement, EMS, and many more. In addition, Advanced Minnesota offers the opportunity to create customized training courses that will target your specific needs.  With eight campuses to choose from Advanced MN is the premier training partner in Northern MN.  Call us today at 218-262-7270 to see how we can help your business. 

Advanced Minnesota is able to offer training how and when you need it.  Our Workforce Training Solutions include the following topics Business Solutions, CDL & Transportation, Emergency Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing & Trades, and MSHA & Safety.  Click on the link below to view courses that we are able to offer in a virtual classroom setting.   Contact us to schedule your class today! 

Open Enrollment Virtual training is also offered.  Check the category links to see current offerings. Participants must have a laptop, desktop, tablet or phone with a camera in order to participate.  Audio can run through either your computer or phone.  Please provide an email address when registering so you will receive the virtual classroom invite.

Expanded Web Based Learning - Virtual Classroom Options!

Advanced Minnesota is pleased to bring you Web Based Learning!  Choose from an array of classes to meet your needs.  Fundamental Personal Development training or Advanced Career Training courses, we have them all.  Browse our courses in the following categories:  Arts & Design, Business, Career Online High School, Computer Applications, Computer Science, Construction & Trades, Health & Fitness, Hospitality, Information Technology, Language, Legal, Teacher Professional Development, and Writing.  Instructor-Led or Self-Paced, the choice is yours, start learning today!

Fundamental Courses

Advanced Career Training

Food Manager
Food Manager Refresher

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This certificate program covers it all!  In a few short weeks, you are instructed on the information and driving skills necessary to successfully pass your CDL license exam given by the Minnesota Department of Motor Vehicles.  The course is three weeks of classroom along with hours of behind the wheel driving.  Because this training is a nights and weekends program, you can work while you learn.  For more information check out our website at:


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Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) - Initial and Refresher
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Initial and Refresher
EMT Bridge (EMR to EMT)
American Heart Association CPR/FA/BBP/BLS
CPR and First Aid Courses
BLS Skills
Instructor Courses - AHA BLS/HS
ERT - Company Specific

ICC Summer Engineering camps are designed to help Sr High and Jr High students:

  • Explore engineering and science concepts used by engineers.
  • Gain hands-on experience through a variety of projects and investigations.
  • Gain a broad understanding of the engineering profession.
  • Discover what skills it takes to become a successful engineer.
  • Work in ICC's Engineering Center and Labs
  • Enjoy time with campers who share your same interests.
The camps are typically residential camps.  However, due to COVID-19, the camps for 2021 will function in a day camp format.

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Advanced MN can help your department meet its needs as a professional firefighting organization.  We offer customized training to complement your departments training plan as well as NFPA 1001 refresher and entry level courses.  Check out our website for more information:

Nursing Assistant
Trained Medication Aide

Online Courses
Yearly Mandatory Courses

Live, interactive training in a virtual classroom.

Advanced MN is continuing to offer MSHA and some Safety & Health Training through ZOOM Virtual Classroom technology.  Please contact us for information:  Colleen Gerzin 218-262-7253 or 
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Experienced Miner
24 Hour New Miner Training
Part 46 MSHA Training Sand & Gravel (non-metal)
Respiratory Fit Testing
Open Enrollment and Company Specific Courses
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Efficiency, productivity, employee engagement, waste elimination, value-added processes, working smarter.

These are some of the benefits our Lean Six Sigma Training can help you achieve in your business practices.

Our Lean Six Sigma (LSS) offerings can be offered as stand alone courses or delivered as a Yellow Belt or Green Belt Certification. Our instructors are Master Black Belts with years of experience in applying Lean Six Sigma tools and methodologies in manufacturing, mining, healthcare, academia, transactional businesses and more. The LSS principles apply across all disciplines, including everyday life. Our training combines theory with practical hands-on application through project work and one-on-one coaching.

Let us bring a new standard of work to your business processes.

Here, results matter.

Accelerated Welding Institute
Basic Welding
Industrial Mechanical Technology
MN Boiler Operator's Special License
National Electric Code

Included in the Transportation Section are courses relating to Minnesota Commercial Vehicle Inspection Re-Certification Classes and Pilot Escort Training.

Advanced Minnesota
Eight Campuses. One training solution.
1515 East 25th Street
Hibbing, MN 55746
(218) 262-7270