Photos of students in Machining, Mecatronics, and Medical Assisting

SCC has partnered with local employers to offer students paid, work-based learning opportunities as apprentices and dual-trainees. The College’s Learn-Work-Earn program offers students the ability to combine structured on-the-job learning with their college courses to better prepare them for jobs in high-demand and high-skill industries. Through this combination, we help you master your technical skills and earn the life you want! By combining on-the-job training with traditional classroom instruction, we help you master your technical skills and earn the life you want.

Apprenticeship Benefits

  • Master Your Skills: Practice the skills you learn in the classroom on the job.
  • Employment: Receive a salary and start your career right away
  • Free College Education: Graduate with minimal debt while earning a competitive wage.

Student Commitments

  • Maintain good academic standing
  • Show up to class on time
  • Show up to work on time
  • Communicate with employer and college regularly

High-wage opportunities may be available to you in the following programs:

Contact Kelcey Woods-Nord at (507) 389-7466 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information about the Learn-Work-Earn program.