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Northern Lakes Collegehttps://www.northernlakescollege.ca
A distance learning college, Northern Lakes College provides the most accessible and flexible educational opportunities through innovative delivery. Utilizing its unique Supported Distance Learning (SDL) model, NLC assists 5,000 students annually to continue their education, improve their employment opportunities, and enhance their quality of life. Committed to its communities in northern Alberta and to its students, wherever they may be, NLC collaborates with business, industry, and other post-secondary institutions to benefit students and communities. Explore at !span>www.northernlakescollege.ca!span>.!span>!span>
Program Type Pre-Employment
Credential Type Certificate
Length 1 Year or Less
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
High School for dual credit students and individual applications - recent high school graduates. !span>
Pre-employment students must meet the Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT) standard admissions requirements including English 10-2 and Math 10-3. However, pre-employment students are NOT required to be registered with AIT. Upon successful completion of all core courses, pre-employment students are then eligible to write the 1st period welding apprenticeship exam. !span>!span>
All other individuals who want to become an apprentice must meet the following academic requirements: !span>!span>!span>
Route 1: Applicants must have completed Grade 10; !span>!span>!span>
Route 2: Applicants must have received a passing mark on the Apprenticeship Level 2 entrance exam. !span>!span>!span>
Applicants must also be hired as an Apprentice with an employer and have their apprenticeship number proving they are registered with Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training. !span>!span>!span>
Applicants qualified by Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training may apply no later than one business day before the course begins.!span>
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2021/08/01 to 2022/07/31*.
Tuition $2,280.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $817.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $360.00 Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid 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.
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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available
Updated June 25, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
Educational program information is provided as an introduction and for general reference. For current information about programs and school requirements or policies, check the school calendar, visit their website or contact the school directly.
The Government of Alberta is working in partnership with the Government of Canada to provide employment support programs and services.