Apprenticeship is an industry-driven, high-quality career pathway where employers can develop and prepare their future workforce and individuals can obtain paid work experience, classroom instruction and a portable nationally-recognized credential.

NPC Apprenticeship Programs

  • Child Development
  • Electrical Technician
  • HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) Technician
  • Plumbing Technician

Information for Apprentices

Through an apprenticeship program, you can obtain paid, relevant workplace experience while acquiring the skills and credentials that employer’s value.

Benefits of apprenticeship for career seekers and prospective apprentices include:

  • Paid Job - Apprentices are paid employees who produce high-quality work while they learn skills that enhance their employers' needs.
  • On-the-Job Learning - Develops skilled workers through structured learning in a work setting.
  • Classroom Learning - Improves job-related skills through education in a classroom setting (virtual or in-person).
  • Mentorship - Provides apprentices with the support of a skilled worker to assist and enhance critical hands-on learning.
  • Credentials - Offers a portable, nationally-recognized credential to be issued at the completion of the program.

Information for Employers

Apprenticeship programs help employers: 

  • Recruit and develop a highly-skilled workforce that helps grow their business 
  • Improve productivity, profitability, and an employer’s bottom line 
  • Create flexible training options that ensure workers develop the right skills 
  • Minimize liability costs through appropriate training of workers 
  • Receive tax credits