Be On Your Way To A High-Paying Career In The Natural Gas Industry In Just 7 Weeks


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Why should you attend Northwest Lineman College

61,000 Plumbers, Pipefitters and Steamfitters Jobs

The Natural Gas Industry employs over 112,000 American workers with a 15% job growth rate. The Natural Gas Industry employs over 112,000 American workers:
15% job growth rate:

2 Campuses Nationwide - 5 Terms a Year

Campuses in Texas & Florida. Terms start frequently near you.

Housing Assistance Available

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Financing & Financial Assistance Available

We partner with lenders to help you get the financing you need.
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Graduate fast in 7 weeks and start working right away

  • $66,000 average industry wage means you can provide for your family and live comfortably

  • 61,000 annual job openings for the plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters occupation

  • 15% job growth rate with long term job security


  • Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
  • Helpers-Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
  • Pipelayers
  • Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
  • Gas Plant Operators
  • Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
  • Surveyors
  • Meter Readers, Utilities
  • Surveying and Mapping Technicians
  • Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
  • Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

We Provide The Tools And Resources To Get You Hired

Career Planning Strategies

Learn resume, interviewing, networking
and other skills

Job Posting Portal

Find job opportunities suited to you
on the NLC job portal

Extensive Industry Network

Access our network of gas and utility companies across the U.S.

Expert & Veteran Staff

Work with experienced staff and VA benefits certifying officials, including 5 International Lineman Hall of Fame inductees

Campuses That Offer Natural Gas Technician Program

Denton, Texas

  • Located in Denton, found in beautiful North Texas
  • Denton is a community known for its southern hospitality, bar-b-que joints, and some of the best horse ranches in America
  • Not far from NASCAR races at the Texas Motor Speedway, AT&T Stadium, Six Flags theme park and Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park
  • With such a central location to so many wonderful places, Denton is a great place to live and explore

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Edgewater, Florida

  • Located on Florida’s Central Atlantic Coast in Edgewater, Florida
  • Over 150 acres of parks in the City
  • Short drive away from Daytona Beach, New Smyrna Beach, the Daytona NASCAR track, Cape Canaveral, and theme parks like Walt Disney World and Universal Studios
  • Beautiful weather year round and endless opportunities for exploration

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Affordable Tuition With Many Available Financial Support Options

Learn practical ways to receive tuition funding for the NGP program.

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Learn How You can Be On Your Way To Becoming A High-Paid Natural Gas Technician In Just 7 Weeks

Earn A $66,000 Average Industry Wage

  • Become one of the rare individuals who maintains America’s natural gas network
  • Provide for your family, live comfortably and enjoy a rewarding career
  • Classes are starting soon!

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If you meet these qualifications, you are welcome to submit an application.

  • Be 18 years of age at the start date of the term you select;
  • Have a high school diploma or GED;
  • Possess a valid driver’s license (that does not expire prior to term start);
  • Be eligible to obtain a Class A commercial driver’s license (CDL);
  • Be physically and mentally fit to participate (official Medical Release form provided during enrollment process);
  • Provide proof of medical insurance coverage for the duration of the program;
  • Not have a felony conviction on your record;
  • Weigh no more than 270 pounds (ELP and TLP only, due to weight restrictions of fall protection equipment).

Northwest Lineman College

An Industry Pioneer For 25 Years

NLC has revolutionized training methodology in the industry since its founding in 1993 and has created specialized curriculum used by hundreds of power and construction companies across the United States.

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