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Apprenticeship Training

_dsc0008.jpgApprenticeship 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 701.224.2519, 800.852.5685 or

Apprenticeship Flyer (document)
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