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Oilfield Operator Training Program

Northern Lakes College

Northern Lakes College

https://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.

Northern Lakes strives to break down the barriers of location and educational experience by offering diverse programs. To reach students throughout the region, Northern Lakes uses distance learning methods, such as online technologies and videoconferencing. Partnerships with local First Nations and Métis settlements, businesses and industries allow Northern Lakes to offer new programs to meet community and industry needs.

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 new student residence.

Community Learning Centres

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

 

Contact

Office of the Registrar
Grouard Campus
64 Mission Street
Grouard, Alberta, T0G 1C0, 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
Admission Requirements

Academic Requirements:  Credit in English 10-2 or equivalent and credit in Math 10-3 or equivalent. Conditionally accepted applicants also need to participate in an interview with Program Coordinator (either in person or via phone). Note: Employers typically require employees to have a Grade 12 Diploma or GED.

Note: The following safety tickets are not included but are required before going on Work Experience: H2S, First Aid, TDG/WHMIS. Please note that there is no class time set aside for students to take these training courses; completing prior to taking this program is highly recommended.


Application Deadline

Applicants are accepted and reviewed on a continuous basis. Applicants are advised to apply three months prior to the program start date to allow time to complete application processes and arrangements for funding. Space is limited in some programs, and applicants are accepted on a first qualified, first served basis. Deadline for registration/payment in full is two weeks prior to offering start date.


Transfer(s) Elegibility

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 May 31, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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