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Adult Basic Education
Northern Lakes Collegehttps://www.northernlakescollege.ca
Northern Lakes College is a community college serving over 1,500 students in northern rural communities. Administration campuses include Grouard and Slave Lake. With learning centres in over 17 communities, Northern Lakes College serves students in an area that covers a quarter of Alberta, but has less than four per cent of the population. Students may take academic upgrading, certificate and diploma programs, university transfer courses and workforce development courses. Many programs focus on health, the oil and gas industry and apprenticeship trades. !span>
Northern Lakes College strives to break down the barriers of location and educational experience by offering diverse programs. To reach students throughout the region, NLC uses distance learning methods, such as online technologies and videoconferencing. Partnerships with local First Nations and Métis settlements, businesses and industries allow NLC to offer new programs to meet community and industry needs. !span>
The Grouard campus has a student residence, student family housing, cafeteria and gymnasium. The Slave Lake campus has a cafeteria, leisure and aquatic centre, gymnasium and a student residence.!span>
Community Learning Centres!span>
Athabasca, Atikameg, Cadotte Lake, Chateh, Driftpile, Fort Vermilion, Gift Lake, Grouard, High Level, High Prairie, Peace River, Peavine, Peerless Lake, Slave Lake, Smoky River, Stony Point, Valleyview!span>
Program Type Adult Basic Education
Credential Type Non-Credential
Length 1 Year or Less
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning Available
Minimum of 17 years old. Must demonstrate to be ready, willing and able. Attend a personal interview. The Adult Basic Education program provides students with the opportunity to continue their education in preparation for high school, career training or employment. Students will get help from their counsellor and instructors to determine the courses they require and to develop an Educational Plan to reach their chosen goal. Students can enroll part-time or full-time.
Courses will be offered both on-site and by distance learning.
Students applying for September should submit their application by May 1. Students applying for February should submit their application by November 1. (Late applications may be considered pending available seats in the program.) Students should meet with the Educational Counsellor and Learning Facilitator to discuss an Educational Plan.!span>
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Updated July 23, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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