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MnDOT Technical Certification Program

COVID-19: Cancelation of the remainder of the 2019/20 Technical Certification Schedule

On Monday March 16, 2020 the Minnesota Department of Transportation asked for the cancelation of the remainder of the 2019/20 Technical Certification Schedule to help reduce the possible spread of the COVID-19 virus. Please read the Statement below on what MnDOT's Technical Certification Program is doing for those who are affected by these cancelations.

The 2019-20 Technical Certification Training Season

Registrations for the MnDOT Technical Certification Training Season open every year on Oct.1 on the Lake Superior College website. Classes are first come, first served. They fill up fast so register early.

About the program

Construction and lab technicians can become certified to perform work on Federal Aid, State Aid and state highway construction projects by successfully completing a technical certification class.

Classes and registration

Class registration starts every year on Oct. 1 and is first come, first served. To register, you'll first need to request a MnDOT Tech ID number.

Forms and publications

Helpful resources and forms, including the Technical Certification Handbook, Testout Application Form, and the Student Resource Guide.