Industry Preparation

The National Energy Center of Excellence offers Industry Preparation courses and certificates designed for new hire and persons interested in the energy industry.

Industry Preparation Course Offerings:

Industrial Aptitude
This non-credit course will expose students to variety types of lessons and questions focusing on reading comprehension, mechanical aptitude, spatial aptitude and general mathematics that they will face in an Industrial Aptitude test.


Orientation to the Electrical Industry
This course will familiarize students with today's electrical industry.


Utility Industry Awareness Certificates:

Industry Awareness Career Prep
Geared for those with no previous exposure to a skilled trade; construction or industrial trades, and/or manufacturing; do not feel prepared to enroll in college courses; and want to receive an introduction to both the electric power industry and pre-employment tests. 

Fundamentals of Energy
Geared for those with some previous exposure to a skilled trade; construction or industrial trades, and/or manufacturing; feel prepared to enroll in college-level courses; and plan to continue their energy career pathway and move into positions that require special training and/or college level education.



Need more information? Contact: Emily Gullicks at 701.224.2519, 800.852.5685 or Emily.Gullicks@bismarckstate.edu.