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Show employers you can hit the ground running with the experience you will gain through our Apprenticeship programs. Apprenticeship training is a combination of on-the-job training, work experience, and technical training in a trade. Learn more about the different pathways you can take here: Trades Pathways - PDF
NEW Blended Delivery
With the blended delivery, Welder First Period apprentices will not need to leave their jobs for long stretches of time, unlike traditional apprenticeship training offerings. Apprentices can now continue to work full-time while completing the theory portion of the program online, then complete lab components in Slave Lake.
Blended delivery is available for Welder First Period Apprentices.
Beneficial to employers! With the blended delivery method, Apprentices will not need to leave their jobs for long stretches of time, unlike traditional apprenticeship training offerings. Are you interested in the carpenter, electrician, or welder trade but do not have an employer or are not registered as an apprentice? Register for a Pre-Employment program to Increase the likelihood of getting hired as an apprentice. Pre-Employment programs give students the knowledge and skills needed to challenge the first period exams in their chosen trade.
Face-to-Face: Courses where the instructor and the students are interacting at the same time, at the same physical location.
NLC LIVE Online™: Scheduled classes online, where students log in to a program (Blackboard Collaborate™) with instructors and peers on the same day, at the same time.
NLC Anytime, Anywhere: Courses where you do not have scheduled classes, but where you log in to a program online (Moodle) at any time and do your work.
Blended: Courses where you have a combination of face-to-face and online (NLC Anytime, Anywhere and/or NLC LIVE Online™).
Dual Credit: Students in high school can experience College programs while earning post-secondary credits.