Advanced Minnesota

Advanced Minnesota

The Workforce Training Arm of the Northeast Higher Education District (Hibbing Community College, Mesabi Range College, Itasca Community College, Vermillion Community College and Rainy River 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, Law Enforcement, and many more. In addition, Advanced Minnesota offers the opportunity to create customized training courses that will target your specific needs.  Call us today at 218-262-7270 to see how we can help your business. 

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:


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

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

Leadership programs including specialists in sociology, communications, psychology, adult education and extensive experience in community leadership development.

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 
Experienced Miner
24 Hour New Miner Training
16 Hour New Miner Training
Part 46 MSHA Training (non-metal)
Respiratory Fit Testing
Open Enrollment and Company Specific Courses
for more information:

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 Motorcycle Training and Minnesota Commercial Vehicle Inspection Re-Certification Classes.

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