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Workforce Training

Upskill Your Workforce

Mid-State Technical College is committed to helping central Wisconsin businesses recruit, develop, and retain a highly skilled workforce with on- or off-site employee training programs. We work closely with business, industry, nonprofits, and community partners to meet the workforce challenges throughout our district.

Let Mid-State develop customized training and technical assistance designed to meet the unique goals of your workplace.

Training Available

In addition to the current talent development courses available, Mid-State also creates customized training to suit employer needs. The following are examples of the most popular offerings we can customize to your unique workforce. Don’t see exactly what you’re looking for? Get in touch with us to find out what we can develop to meet your needs.

Leadership/Talent Development:

  • Change Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer Service
  • DEI & Diversity Training
  • DiSC Assessments
  • Harassment Training
  • Leadership/Talent Development
  • Supervision Skills
  • Team Building
  • Time Management
  • Workplace Professionalism

Safety Training:

  • Active Shooter
  • Basic Life Support
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
  • Confined Space
  • CPR / First Aid / AED
  • Electrical Safety
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Emergency Response Planning
  • Fire Extinguisher Training
  • Forklift Training
  • Hazardous Material Handling
  • Lifting & Rigging
  • Lock-out / Tag-out
  • OSHA 10 / OSHA 30
  • Safe Driver

Technical Training:

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Computer Basics
  • CNC Basics
  • Culinary
  • Early Childhood - Pyramid Model
  • ELL Training (English for the Workplace)
  • EMT - Refresher
  • Employee Assessments
  • First Responder Training
  • Google Platform
  • Grant Writing
  • HVAC Basics
  • Hydraulics / Pneumatics
  • Lean Concepts / Processes
  • Machine Tool
  • Microsoft Excel / Word
  • PLC
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain
  • Welding / Welding Certification

Professional Development:

  • Applied Agriculture
  • Business Skills Brush Up
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Chainsaw Use & Safety SAWW Program
  • Communication Skills
  • Community Theater Directors Workshop
  • Correction Officer Recertification
  • Criminal Justice Instructor Development Course
  • From the Surgical Suite
  • Handling a Difficult Customer
  • Lean Six Sigma - Green Belt
  • Negotiation Skills
  • ServSafe Manager
  • SHRM Certification Prep Course
  • Spanish Conversational
  • Suicide Prevention and Intervention
  • Supervisory Training
  • Workplace Safety Series


Workforce Advancement Training (WAT) grants are available to established businesses operating in Wisconsin! Grants are awarded to upgrade the skills and productivity of employees of these businesses, with the added objective of supporting regional workforce and economic development efforts.

The WAT grant is administered by the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) with millions in grant funds available for Wisconsin employers. Mid-State Technical College will work with you to evaluate your workforce training needs and apply for the grant on your behalf.

Learn more about WAT grants.