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North Central Idaho’s economy traditionally relied on forest products and agricultural products, especially wheat and cattle. Its fast-growing manufacturing sector is changing the job outlook to include a need for software developers, industrial and civil engineers, plumbers and accountants. Educational institutions, tribes, government agencies, and fish hatcheries are among the largest employers in the region.

GROWTH INDUSTRIES
IN NORTH CENTRAL
IDAHO

Computer Services

Education, Training & Library

Healthcare Support

Lewis-Clark State College

Lewis-Clark State College invites students to DO MORE through an education experience that emphasizes hands-on learning, small class sizes, faculty excellence, industry partnerships, affordability, and success after graduation. LC State is a leader in Career & Technical Education (CTE) and its brand-new Schweitzer CTE Center will offer students a state-of-the-art learning opportunity.

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FINANCIAL SUPPORT

TO LAUNCH YOU

While paying for training might seem like a roadblock, there are ways the State of Idaho and its colleges can help. The Idaho Opportunity Scholarship for adults is a great place to start, or if you’re a veteran be sure and check veterans resources.

OPPORTUNITIES IN YOUR REGION

Dental Assistants

This position performs routine chair-side functions anticipating the dentist’s needs for instruments, materials and services in addition to setting up equipment, preparing patient for treatment, and keeping records.

Typical Salary: $34,800

Training: Postsecondary, non-degree

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Electricians

Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.

Typical Salary: $50,170

Training: H.S. diploma or equivalent

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Paralegals & Legal Assistants

Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action.

Typical Salary: $51,810

Training: H.S. diploma or equivalent

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Teacher Assistants

Perform duties that are instructional in nature or deliver direct services to students or parents. Serve in a position for which a teacher has responsibility for the design and implementation of programs and services.

Typical Salary: $33,540

Training: Postsecondary, non-degree

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Find out about typical job duties and expected salary, as well as required education and training. Veterans can also see how their military training may translate to a civilian career.

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Even if additional education and training isn’t required for your current career, picking up some new skills will help you outshine the competition and find related opportunities in your chosen field.

IDAHO TRAINING OPTIONS

North Idaho College

North Idaho College (NIC) is a comprehensive community college located on the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene. NIC offers degrees and certificates in a wide spectrum of academic transfer and career and technical education programs.

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College of Eastern Idaho

Located in Idaho Falls, CEI is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. CEI’s mission is to provide open-access and quality education that meets the needs of students, regional employers, and community.

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College of Southern Idaho

The College of Southern Idaho Trade and Industry department can provide the training and experience necessary for you to achieve your professional goals. We offer twelve programs in some of America’s most exciting industries, ranging from welding to woodworking. Our high-quality programs, labs, equipment, and teachers are waiting for you!

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College of Western Idaho

College of Western Idaho is a great place to earn a degree and transfer on or prepare to start a career. At CWI you will find a wide variety of program areas to explore your interests and find your passion. Tuition for a full-time student averages nearly half the cost of most four-year colleges and universities.

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Idaho State University - College of Technology

Idaho State University College of Technology is home to some of the best technical programs in the world. Our classes are taught in hands-on real-world environments with some of industry’s leading professionals in health care, technology, machining, and so much more.

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Lewis Clark State College

Located in Lewiston, Idaho, surrounded by the beauty of the LC Valley. While paying the lowest tuition among Idaho’s public four-year institutions, students choose from over 130 degrees and certificates including two- and four-year degrees in both academic and CTE fields.

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Contact a workforce consultant in your community for help finding a job or connecting to training opportunities.

BEGIN YOUR LAUNCH

The Opportunity Scholarship awards eligible applicants up to

per academic year and is renewable for up to four years
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