Skilled Trade Industries Stay Strong During The Pandemic

Introduction As a country, we’re now a year into the COVID-19 pandemic. The skilled trade sectors have remained strong during the economic fallout. While other sectors have struggled, trade companies have seen steady growth. As the pandemic rages on trade industries like healthcare, HVAC/R, commercial trucking, and more have never been more in-demand. The Skilled

Trade School vs College – What’s the Difference?

Most Americans think that a four-year college is the only option for higher education. We’re taught that the natural path after high-school is to attend a pricey college or university. As a result, It’s become a common idea that you can’t be successful without a bachelor’s degree. There are other options, however, and one of

Federal Commercial Driver Medical Requirements Are Changing

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is updating rules and regulations regarding commercial driver medical certifications.  For many years, CDL drivers have been required to pass a regular health examination from a medical professional. Commercial drivers are also required to carry proof that they passed their exam (usually a certificate) whenever they operate a

Your Healthcare Job Outlook in 2019

The first question prospective students often ask us is “Can I get a job?” As a career school, making certain our students are ready to work is our number on goal. However, it goes beyond just our training. We are constantly monitoring the job market and working with employers to better understand the type of

Northeast Technical Institute Partners with XPO Logistics to Create Scholarship Program

Driver Training School Program will help address truck driver shortage Northeast Technical Institute and XPO Logistics announce a partnership to support the education and placement of exceptional truck drivers. A key point of the partnership is a tuition reimbursement for Northeast Technical Institute students. Additionally, the partnership will help ensure that graduates of Northeast Technical

Your Financial Opinions

Navigating the financial side of going back to school can be confusing, and we want to make certain that you understand all the options available to you. Our financial aid advisors will work with you one-on-one to explain the entire process. When you think about financial aid, it’s often thought of in terms of loans.

Superior Carriers and Northeast Technical Institute Partner to Address Truck Driver Shortage

From training to employment, a great model for meeting the needs of the trucking industry. Scarborough, ME—Superior Carriers and Northeast Technical Institute announce a partnership that will help to connect trained workers with in-demand truck driving jobs. Estimates state that the trucking industry will need to hire nearly 90,000 new operators in the next decade

Northeast Technical Institute Supports Camp Sunshine

Scarborough, ME—Northeast Technical Institute presented Camp Sunshine with a donation of $10,000. Northeast Technical Institute donates a portion of its application fees to a local charity, and, once again in 2018, Camp Sunshine was the recipient. Founded in 1984, Camp Sunshine provides retreats combining respite, recreation and support, while enabling hope and promoting joy, for

Wages and Job Openings on the Rise in Trucking

When thinking about a career change, you want to be certain that you’re looking at an industry with growing wages and open positions. Well, look no further than truck driving. Let’s start with the first point: wages. “According to the quarterly, Trends in Truckload Recruitment and Retention survey from background screening services provider Driver iQ,

Do You Need a Bachelor’s Degree?

Before you embark on additional schooling, you need to ask yourself: What’s the goal of your education? For most of you, the answer is the same: To get a better job. Conventional wisdom has always said that the path to get that better job was through earning a bachelor’s degree. However, a recent story from