Introductory Courses and Certificates


Ready to start your energy career?

The energy industry is experiencing rapid changes due to technology innovations and an aging workforce. Jobs are opening for individuals with the right skills and knowledge.

EPCE partnered with the Bismarck State College National Energy Center of Excellence (NECE) to design courses especially for new hires and persons interested in the energy industry.

Our introductory courses were designed by the industry, for the industry, to address energy needs. These programs are non-credit, and offered entirely online. Self paced, these courses cater to your busy schedule.

It's time to get your foot in the door!

Industrial Aptitude Prep Course

  • Online, non-credit
  • Prepares you for industry entrance exams
  • Builds confidence in your knowledge and skills

Orientation to the Electric Industry

  • Online, non-credit
  • General overview of the energy industry
  • Ideal for new hires

Industry Introduction Certificates

  • EPCE certificates provides an opportunity for potential candidates to link to electric power energy industry jobs by being prepared and knowledgeable of the career pathway steps.