HERC Operator Apprentice Program

Enrolling April 25
Join the trades! Take classes at Minneapolis College while working as an Apprentice at Hennepin Energy Recovery Center (HERC). This opportunity provides experience in OSHA certification, heavy machinery training, and other great technical skills!
BIPOC Woman Working in Trades

About the Program

How long is this program?

This is a 10+ month training.

What certifications will I earn?

Receive the following certifications:  OSHA 30, NRF (customer service), Mental Health/First Aid, and Boiler's License

What experiences & opportunities will I get?

Working 28 hours onsite at HERC and attending 12 hours of college courses in the evening while being paid for 40 hours.

Qualifications for Participation

  • Driver's License
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Legal to work in the United States

What's HERC?


PPL is proud to partner with these organizations to make this program possible: