EMPLOYMENT STATISTICS NLC is proud of its graduates, and prouder still of our strong employment statistics. Quality of education, employment assistance, and relationships with utility and construction companies (combined with student determination and persistence in pursuing employment)
are the determining factors behind these strong results. The following chart displays the percentage of students employed in the trade as a result of the education they received at NLC. Also included is the percentage of students not working in the trade, broken down by category.
This chart displays combined averages from the Idaho, California, Texas, and Florida campuses, all of which share similar results. With experience and ambition, advancement opportunities in the power-delivery industry are abundant. Graduates of NLC have progressed in careers such as these:
• Pre-Apprentice Lineman • Utility Worker • Communications Installer • Warehouse Assistant • Meter Reader • Meter Technician
• Substation Technician • Groundman • Equipment Operator • Transmission & Distribution Tech • Crew Leader • Superintendent
• Project Director • Safety/Training Director • Engineer • System Operator • Construction Company Owner • Solar Technician
SIX-YEAR AVERAGE California, Florida, Idaho, and Texas graduate employment data1 NLC Graduates Employed in the Trade
Not Willing to Relocate/Still Pursuing Employment in the Trade
No Longer Pursuing Employment in the Trade
NLC Graduates Employed in the Trade 1
Cohort Group: 10/2011– 9/2017 Graduate population base is available in the General Information section of this catalog.
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