NDSCS Apprenticeship offers a variety of non-credit correspondence courses for individuals in a vocational field who cannot attend regular college learning activities.​

These employees may be isolated apprentices or on-the-job trainees who need to expand and/or update their knowledge through additional courses in their related field of study by enrolling in one or more of the occupational courses available. More than 100 courses in the following programs:

  • Carpentry
  • Cement-Masonry
  • Fiber-Optics and Cabling/Low Voltage
  • Electrical
  • Roofing
  • Machine Shop
  • Plumbing/HVAC
  • Refrigeration
  • Sheet Metal
  • Boilers
  • Welding
  • N.D. Pharmacy

These courses of study are utilized by the U.S. Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training for indentured apprenticeships.

Price Sheets

Electrical Correspondence Price Sheet

Plumbing Price Sheet


ApprenticeshipND Application

Online Apprenticeship Course Access

Online Apprenticeship Course

Pharmacy Tech-in-Training (PATSIM)

The Student Technician arranges on-the-job training with a participating Pharmacist as a full time employee, while completing the 24 month non-credit Modules with NDSCS Division for Workforce Affairs. The Student Technician is registered with the ND Board of Pharmacy. The curriculum is accredited by ASHP and upon successful completion of the Program, the Student Technician will be eligible for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board national certification exam.

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