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NorQuest College

NorQuest College

www.norquest.ca

As a contemporary academic institution, NorQuest College delivers workforce-relevant education and exceptional student supports that ensure our learners have opportunities to prosper and help build the community in which they live and work. NorQuest recently expanded its campus and opened the Singhmar Centre for Learning, featuring a new child care facility, innovative lab and simulation spaces, an Indigenous student centre, bookstore, and cafeteria.

As the Edmonton region’s only community college, NorQuest serves over 17,500 students annually throughout the province in full-time, part-time, online learning, and regional programming. We help learners with diverse educational backgrounds further their studies through foundational programs in academic upgrading, English language training, and employment preparation. Our post-secondary diploma, post-diploma, and certificate programs offer career paths in health, business, and community studies. We also offer a broad range of continuing education and professional development courses and programs to enable lifelong learning and new career growth opportunities.

Satellite Campuses or Offices

Drayton Valley, Wetaskiwin, Whitecourt

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Office of the Registrar
10215 - 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J1L6, Canada

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  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning Available
Admission Requirements
  • 60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or 70% in English Language Arts 30-2 or equivalent
  • Minimum of 50% in Mathematics 10-3 or 65% in MATH1905 or equivalent*

*Note: If it has been 10 or more years since you completed mathematics courses (i.e. Math 10, 20, 30 or Math 13, 23, 33), you will be required to complete a skills assessment, take a challenge exam, or complete upgrading to meet the mathematics requirement. Conditional or provisional admission may be granted to applicants who are missing admission requirements after satisfying other conditions. See Admissions Process for more details.

English Language Proficiency:  If English is your second language, you must provide proof of English Language Proficiency (ELP) prior to admission. ELP must have been completed within the 2 years prior to application to the program. Acceptable evidence of ELP may be one of the following:

  • CLBA: no section score below 8
  • IELTS Academic: 6.5; no section score below 6
  • TOEFL iBT: 84; no section score below 21
  • CELPIP General: 8; no section score below 7
  • CAEL: 60; no section score below 60
  • minimum of 80% in ESLS8000 or ESLS8100, and 80% in ESLW8000 or ESLW8100; or minimum of 50% in ESLG1860 and ESLG1861

Note: The ELP requirement is different from the English academic admissions requirement.

Work Experience Requirements: The following is not required for admission purposes, but will be required before you attend the practicum.

  • Successful completion of all prerequisite courses
  • Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) XBUS 1017 current within 3 years
  • Human Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure (XHLT 1023) current within 3 years
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health-Care Providers (XHLT 1200) current within 1 year (Recommended, but not required)
  • Keyboarding speed of 45 wpm as verified in Keyboarding (XBUS 1165)
  • Alberta Health Services (AHS) Information & Privacy online learning module
  • Clear Police Information Check dated within 90 days of the collection date; must include a vulnerable sector search if older than 18 years of age*
  • Up-to-date immunization record, including Hepatitis B
  • HSPNet information sheet

*Note: Internet (online) Police Information Checks are NOT accepted by the college. Contact your local law enforcement agency directly to obtain an official Police Information Check. The existence of a criminal record may prevent clinical placement, program completion, and professional licensure and therefor may affect employment prospects. Prospective students who have a criminal record should discuss the matter with the Program Chair prior to applying for admission.

 


Distance Delivery Options

Face-to-face delivery and online delivery


Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2018/08/01 to 2019/07/31*.

  • Tuition $3,990.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,437.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $229.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Student Aid Alberta and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated August 09, 2018. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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