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Apprenticeship Training

Apprenticeship Training is a proven strategy that combines theoretical instruction with on-the-job training to prepare high quality, skilled workers to meet the demands of a competitive economy. The NECE will work with you to create a customized, flexible apprenticeship program to meet your organization's needs.

Employer Benefits:
Skilled workers trained to industry/employer specifications to produce quality results
Reduced turnover
Pipeline for new skilled workers
Reduced worker compensation costs due to an
emphasis on safety training.
Increased competitive edge in the global economy

Apprentice Benefits:
Jobs that usually pay higher wages
Higher quality of life and skills versatility
Portable credentials recognized nationally and often globally
Opportunity for college credit and future degrees.

The NECE will:
Maintain and update the curriculum within the program.
Provide students with course information and books.
Assist in keeping the apprentices on track.
Provide course completion documentation including final exam and certificate of completion.

Program Details:
Schedules are customized per company
Each course is graded by an online final exam.
Cost typically ranges between $3,000 - $10,000 per apprentice per year.
Courses are offered face-to-face, self-study, and/or online:
  • Face-to-face courses are taught onsite and/or through the Interactive TV Network system.
  • Self-study courses provide students with a textbook that contains reading material and self-checks    within each chapter.
  • Online courses typically include a textbook and are broken down into units that contain reading assignments, written and video lectures, resource sections and self-checks. The online courses are available 24/7.

Click on the links on the left to view the formalized apprenticeship training programs currently offered by the NECE.

Need more information? Contact: BSC Energy at 701.224.5651, 800.852.5685 or

Apprenticeship Flyer (document)
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Apprenticeship Flyer 6-11-12

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