Most people are surprised to learn that the very first thing NW College of Construction does for its applicants is to get them a job in the building industry. Once dispatched to a contractor, you will report to work at a construction job site as a registered apprentice in a craft of your choosing such as masonry or carpentry. NW College of Construction combines paid on-the-job training (apprenticeship) with classroom instruction. And the education is free; the construction industry pays for your tuition and books (exceptions apply in the HVAC and Sheet Metal programs).Apprentices receive a paycheck, hands-on career training in the craft of their choice, a free education, and upon completion, apprentices receive nationally recognized industry certification as a master craftsperson (Journeyman). NW College of Construction provides its students with a practical foundation from which to launch their career or even start their own construction business.Click on the construction craft of your choice to learn more about apprenticeship at NW College of Construction.
The college is dedicated to helping students and lifelong learners build strong, successful careers. We are the only college able to provide students support throughout their entire career, with capabilities spanning apprenticeships through to business leadership. If you are looking to build a lifelong, rewarding career in the construction industry, NWCOC is the natural choice. See how we compare to more traditional educational pathways such as vocational school or technical college.