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Workers' compensation -- Training

Workers' compensation training is offered about a variety of subjects by Department of Labor and Industry staff members. Some classes are sponsored by the department and take place at its 443 Lafayette Road N., St. Paul, location (directions and map) or at another site chosen by the department.

Workers' compensation training
Employees
  • No training opportunities are currently scheduled. Contact Melissa Parish at dli.wctraining@state.mn.us or (651) 284-5431 for more information.

Employers
  • Customized training for employers

  • Downloadable employer training materials -- developed for use in employer training classes

  • Employment taxes and employer issues/responsibilities workshops (free)
    -- Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development --

  • Minnesota workers' compensation seminar
    -- St. Paul College --

Health care providers and staff
  • No training opportunities are currently scheduled. Contact Melissa Parish at dli.wctraining@state.mn.us or (651) 284-5431 for more information.

Insurers
  • Basic adjuster training 2017 -- These classes at the Department of Labor and Industry in St. Paul, are designed for claims adjusters who have less than one year experience handling Minnesota workers' compensation claims.

  • Customized training for insurers

  • Downloadable insurer training materials -- developed for use in insurer training classes

Rehabilitation providers
  • 2018 orientation training sessions, Feb. 15 and Aug. 23 -- The 2018 orientation sessions are for rehabilitation providers seeking to brush up on basic vocational rehabilitation skills training and is specifically required for qualified rehabilitation consultant (QRC) interns, new job search vendors and rehabilitation providers inactive for two years. QRC intern supervisors are encouraged to attend to stay informed of new laws and procedures, which can help ensure successful internships.

  • Rehabilitation provider update, Sept. 18, 2018 -- This training is required for all qualified rehabilitation consultants (QRCs) and QRC interns. Registered job placement vendors must have at least one representative from their organization participate.

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