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Why NC-TEC Is Right for You

You want more than a job. You want a career—one with stability, so you’ll have the security of knowing you can provide for your family, and one with opportunities, so you’ll know you can advance.

That’s why we invite you to take a closer look at working in propane. And to check out the training that North Carolina Technical Education Center offers, which can help you launch a successful career in the propane industry.

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Here’s more about NC-TEC, and why it’s a great fit for you.

We’re industry experts. NC-TEC is owned and operated by the North Carolina Propane Gas Association, which has been involved in developing and expanding the propane industry in North Carolina since 1957. You will learn from leaders in the state’s propane industry who know today’s customers, equipment and best practices.

No filler classes. Our classes at NC-TEC are focused strictly on propane and helping you obtain propane-industry certifications. You don’t have to take other classes, like math, history or English.

State-of-the-art facilities. The 10,000-square-foot NC-TEC facility in Raleigh, North Carolina, not only holds classrooms, but also includes Propane Village. That is where visual props and equipment are used for training. You will be able to see and touch tools and equipment like electrical boards, hydrometers, regulators, tanks, cutaways, valves, brass fittings, tools and gauges. We’re conveniently located, with hotels and restaurants within walking distance.

Hands-on training. The best way to learn about working in propane is not found in a book. At NC-TEC, you learn by doing. About 50% of your course is hands on, with equipment such as you’ll be using in the field.

No wasted time. Our intensive eight-week CETP course is designed to make sure you have the training you need for industry CETP certification. You will have 319 hours of classes and hands-on training.

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Because NC-TEC is operated by the North Carolina Propane Gas Association (NCPGA), which represents propane businesses all over the state, we know what you need from your training and what our businesses need from their employees. NCPGA members recognize and value the training you get at NC-TEC, and frequently hire graduates of our course. While we don’t participate directly when it comes to job placement, our members let us know when they have job opportunities and they’re invited to meet our students.
You don’t need technical experience for our CETP course.
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Working in propane isn’t just a job. It’s a career that gives you opportunities for moving up the ladder. To get started on that climb today, contact us about NC-TEC classes

A special note for veterans

NC–TEC has the knowledge and resources to help you get the veterans education benefits you deserve for this training.