FROM SERVING YOUR COUNTRY TO SERVING YOUR COMMUNITY
NLC is proud to have helped many veterans transition into successful careers.
Joining the trades is a natural fit for those with a background of military service, having many similarities such as workplace camaraderie and doing whatever it takes to accomplish the mission.
Many skills veterans have developed are highly valued, such as critical thinking, leadership, and integrity. These skills fit perfectly in an industry where reliability and dependability are paramount.
Let NLC help you discover your next chapter and renewed sense of purpose by joining the trades.
Approved VA education Benefits
All NLC Campuses and Career Programs have been approved for VA education benefits, except the Natural Gas Technician Program.
Post 9/11 GI BILL®
The Post 9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33) pays tuition directly to the institution. The amount of assistance is based on the months you were in active duty status.
Use the GI Bill® Comparison Tool to get an estimate of how much of your education might be covered.
Montgomery Gi Bill®
The Montgomery GI Bill® helps service members and veterans meet their education and training costs with monthly benefit payments.
VA Veterans Readiness & Employment (Chapter 31) provides services to eligible service members and veterans to help them prepare for, obtain, and maintain suitable employment or achieve independence in daily living.
SURVIVORS’ & DEPENDENTS’ ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
The VA’s Survivors’ and Dependents’ Education Assistance program provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents and survivors of certain Veterans.
The Electrical Lineworker Program has been approved for VA funding by the State Approving Agency where each campus is located.
CAREER SKILLS PROGRAM
This program is an opportunity for service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific industry training during the last 180 days of service.
Veteran Graduation Rate
1 in 5*
NLC Students Are Veterans
Veteran Employment Rate
*Cohort Group (10/1/2017 – 9/30/2018): 1395 students, 263 veterans available for graduation, 217 veteran graduates, 215 veterans available for employment, 178 veteran graduates employed in field.