Discover our Trades & Apprenticeships programs

Trades student building something

“Trades training at NLC joins together industry subject matter experts, state-of-the-art facilities and a passion for growing the profession as much as the hands-on skill set of each student we train.”

– Rodney Cork, Associate Dean, Trades and Apprenticeships


Our trade & apprenticeship programs are available online and in-person with several potential outcomes:

  • One-year Certificate
  • Two-year Diploma
  • Apprenticeships (Various Lengths)

Dual Credit

Several of our trade & apprenticeship programs provide the opportunity for qualified grade 11 and 12 students to gain credits at NLC while earning high school credits. Connect with your high school’s counselor for details.

Rewarding careers in the trades

From millwrights to estheticians, cooks to welders, mechanics and more, there’s no shortage of career opportunities in trades. Start your journey at NLC.

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