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Apprenticeship Trades

Apprenticeship Trades

Northern Lakes College is developing strategies and putting plans in place to ensure students will be able to safely complete any practical aspects of their programs.

Show employers you can hit the ground running with the experience you will gain through our Apprenticeship programs.

NEW Blended Delivery
With the blended delivery, 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 through the NLC LIVE Online ™ delivery method, then complete four, one-week face-to-face lab components in Slave Lake.

Blended delivery is available for the following apprenticeship programs:
Carpenter Second Period Apprentices
Carpenter Fourth Period Apprentices
Electrician First Period Apprentices
Electrician Second Period Apprentices
Welder Second 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.
Pre-Employment Carpenter
Pre-Employment Electrician
Pre-Employment Welder

Delivery Methods

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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.

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