Leadership Management
Customer Service
Interpersonal Skills
Bullying in the workplace
Diversity - Culture Change - Generation Gap
Stress in the workplace
Dealing with Difficult People
Behavioral Expectations - Interviewing Skills
LEAN Implementation - Facilitating LEAN Projects

Fire Training
CPR/First Aid
OSHA Required Courses

OSHA 10/30 General Industry
OSHA 10/30 Construction
Forklift/Powered Industrial Vehicle Operator Training
Fall Protection
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Machine Guarding
Workplace Violence

Steam Plant/Boiler Engineering
Electrical & Power Limited Continuing Education
Welding Training
Basic & Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
BICSI Installer & Technician Level Training
Electrical Troubleshooting
Precision Maching
Blueprint Reading
Mechanical/Industrial Maintenance
Fiber Optics
Basic Technical Skills
ISO 9001
Backflow Tester
Corporate College


About Custom Training Services (CTS)

Welcome to M State Custom Training Services!

CTS supports business and industry growth in west central Minnesota and eastern North Dakota. For over 20 years, we have worked with companies to help them expand and become more efficient, as well as assist in developing a skilled workforce. We do this by providing high quality training and well-educated instructors.

Evaluation: Your satisfaction is evaluated at multiple levels within the organization at varied times throughout the project.

The CTS Guarantee: We guarantee to meet every outcome agreed upon and follow-through with contracted promises.

CTS provides skills and technology training for individuals and organizations either on-site at a company's facility, off-site, at one of our campuses or online.

CTS serves over 6,700 students and professionals annually, providing over 90,000 hours of training and works with over 500 companies in Minnesota and North Dakota.

Contract Training

Is your company facing challenges in hiring or retaining skilled employees?

Do you need more accountability from your employees?

Are leaders in touch with the pulse of a changing market or industry?

Do your employees need development to do more in less time and at an efficient pace?

CTS can assist you with strengthening the talents and capabilities of your current work force by designing customized training sessions to fit your company's needs.

Continuing Education

If you are an individual interested in upgrading your skills, earning continuing education credits or acquiring contact hours, CTS has a program for you.

Business Development

Were you just promoted and need to brush up on your leadership or supervisory skills?

Do you have an office setting where differences collide?

Health/Fire & Emergency Services

Are you looking for RN or LPN refresher courses, nurse assistant classes or testing?

Does your fire department need training?

Trade & Industry Services

Are you looking to learn a new trade in welding, blueprint reading, technical or mechanical training?


Do you need a MN Commercial Vehicle Inspection Recertification class?

Looking for Motorcycle Safety Training?


Are you responsible for OSHA compliance for your company?

Do your employees need forklift operator training?

Contact us to learn more about how M State Custom Training Services can be assist you with your training needs.

M State Custom Training Services Welding


Mobile Classroom Video


Training Options

* On Site - training is delivered at the company's facility on the days and times requested by the customer.

* On Campus - training is delivered at one of our campuses (Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead or Wadena). This training option is effective when a client is planning company-wide training and needs a larger space, or when training requires specific equipment, for example a computer lab. Training can be customized to meet the needs of the customer with the amenities and convenience of utilizing our local campuses.

* Online - with the ever-evolving world of technology and wide use of the Internet, online training allows individuals to work at their own pace to complete programs and receive a certificate of completion or, in some instances, continuing education credits (CEs). Online training is a viable option for individuals who need the flexibility or more convenient method of training that works for their schedule.

Current online programs:

RN and LPN Refresher Courses

Minnesota Cosmetology Continuing Education 4-hour Renewal Course

* Interactive Distance Learning (ITV) - this training option allows the instructor to be in one location and broadcast at another location or multiple locations at the same time time. It's a great option for companies with multiple locations since the same training is being viewed by all employees at one time. The instructor can interact with those individuals at other locations; all can actively participate at once. At the off-site locations, the instructor is broadcast on TV screens which allows for the individuals to feel as if they are all at the same location. Each of our campuses has this unique training option,and it is also available at many facilities with an internet connection.

*Enrichment Courses (Ed2Go) - we offer a wide range of interactive online courses. All courses are taught by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Online courses are affordable, fun, fast and convenient.

To see which courses might interest you, click Register for classes and scroll through "online classes."

Last modified: April 27th, 2016 at 09:36am