Northern Lakes College has close ties with industry partners allowing us to align skills and knowledge taught with what employers need. We take the extra step to provide valuable technical trades training.
Not sure where to start in your trades’ career? See the Trade Pathways document to help you determine where to begin.
Carpenter Apprenticeship First Period: October 2, 2023 – November 24, 2023
Carpenter Apprenticeship Second Period: January 8, 2024 – March 1, 2024
Carpenter Apprenticeship Third Period: March 11, 2024 – May 3, 2024
Carpenter Apprenticeship Fourth Period: May 6, 2024 – June 28, 2024
Electrician Apprenticeship First Period: May 6, 2024 - June 28, 2024
Electrician Apprenticeship Second Period: September 5, 2023 - October 27, 2023
Electrician Apprenticeship Third Period: October 30, 2023 - December 22, 2023
Electrician Apprenticeship Fourth Period: January 8, 2024 - March 29, 2024
Delivery Methods Explained+
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.