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

Student of the Month – Lewiston, February 2018: Ismail Ahmed

Congratulations to our March Student of the Month in Lewiston, Ismail Ahmed! Ismail has shown extreme commitment throughout his entire time here. Since English is not his first language, he has worked very hard to be sure that he learns and understands everything that is expected and more. Ismail has shared a world of knowledge,

Student of the Month – Bangor, March 2018: Ben Whitney

Congratulations to our March Student of the Month in Bangor, Ben Whitney! Ben has shown the dedication to learn the material presented both in class and the shop. His father told him to pay attention to the instructors, and he will do fine. He has applied that advice and has a 94 GPA. Ben will

Northeast Technical Institute’s HVAC/R Program Providing New Career Opportunities and Helping Local Businesses

New classes now enrolling in Bangor and Scarborough Bangor, ME—Nationwide, an unfortunate trend is continuing with fewer and fewer young people choosing trades as their career path. The HVAC/R program at Northeast Technical Institute is designed to reverse that trend. According to a February op-ed piece in the Portland Press Herald, HVAC/R technician is among

Student of the Month – Scarborough, March 2018: Papy Songo

Congratulations to our March Student of the Month in Scarborough, Papy Songo! Songo has been an exemplary student in his first few weeks of the Manufacturing Technician program. He has a perfect attendance record, stays thoroughly engaged in class, and has the highest test scores of the class. He is excellent about engaging with his

Student of the Month – Scarborough, February 2018: Jason Lavergne

Congratulations to our February Student of the Month in Scarborough, Jason Lavergne! Jason has demonstrated his commitment to mastering his studies by his reliability in making his hours and following through with his learning goals throughout his program. His steadfastness in overcoming challenges in his path, and his continued optimism and engagement through the long

Student of the Month – Bangor, January 2018: Tina Bouchard

Congratulations to our January Student of the Month in Bangor, Tina Bouchard Tina is excelling academically with a GPA of 96 and is at 99% attendance and always arrives at school with a positive and cheerful attitude. She is also a very generous person who always is the first to lend a helping hand to

Student of the Month – Scarborough, January 2018: Carl Lamoine

Congratulations to our January Student of the Month in Scarborough, Carl Lamoine! During the week, Carl works long house on a lobster boat, and attended our weekend CDL class. Each weekend, he would take a 45-minute ferry ride from Swans Island followed by a four-hour drive to get to our Scarborough Campus. During class, he

How to Choose Your HVAC/R Training Program

Starting a new career is a big step. The research and planning needed to ensure that you’re making the right decision can be a full-time job in and of itself. If you’re looking to begin your career as an HVAC/R Technician, we have some tips that can help you know what to look for in

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