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Career and College Preparation - Fundamental Level Certificate

Location(s): Atlin, Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Dease Lake, Fort Nelson, Fort St John, Tumbler Ridge, Online


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Career and College Preparation provides the environment and resources for adults to acquire the knowledge necessary for successful entry into the labour market, advancement in careers, or entry into further specialized training. Independent, self-directed learning is encouraged.

This is the level (approximately grade 8 and 9) at which students may enter adult basic education. Beginning students are expected to have some reading and arithmetic ability. The goals of this level are to assist students to acquire permanent ability in English and arithmetic as well as effective study habits and a love of learning.

The program includes English, math, and computers, and is generally individualized instruction.

Details


Intakes


Location
Starting
Type
Atlin
Fall
Full-Time Part-Time  
Winter
Full-Time Part-Time  
Chetwynd
Fall
Full-Time Part-Time  
Winter
Full-Time Part-Time  
Dawson Creek
Fall
Full-Time Part-Time  
Winter
Full-Time Part-Time  
Spring
Full-Time Part-Time  
Dease Lake*
Fall
Full-Time Part-Time  
Winter
Full-Time Part-Time  
Fort Nelson*
Fall
Full-Time Part-Time  
Winter
Full-Time Part-Time  
Fort St John
Fall
Full-Time Part-Time  
Winter
Full-Time Part-Time  
Spring
Full-Time Part-Time  
Tumbler Ridge*
Fall
Full-Time Part-Time  
Winter
Full-Time Part-Time  
Online
Fall
Full-Time Part-Time  
Winter
Full-Time Part-Time  

* Courses are generally video-conferenced 

All in-person courses are available as study blocks.  Students can start at the beginning of each month.

Length


240 hours at minimum; approximately 20 weeks

Estimated Program Fees


Program fee type: Career & College Prep

Costs indicated are estimates for a full-time course load.
Book, instruments, supplies, uniforms/clothing and third-party fees are additional.  Domestic students needing assistance with fees, textbooks costs, travel or childcare should ask about the Adult Upgrading Grant.

Domestic Fees

  Tuition Student Fees Instruction-related
Fees (includes GST)
Total
Semester $ 0.00 $ 74.88 $ 64.26 $ 139.14

International Fees

  Tuition Student Fees Instruction-related
Fees (includes GST)
International
Medical Insurance
Total
Semester $ 4,626.00 $ 74.88 $ 64.26 $ 828.00 $ 5,593.14

Admission Requirements


  • 18 years of age or older; or
  • 17 years of age and out of school for at least one year; or
  • By special arrangement with the School District.

Note: There is no maximum age.

Important Notes


  1. The program is not eligible for Canada Student Loans, however fees and textbook funding may be available through the Adult Upgrading Grant (AUG).

Program Requirements


Residency Requirement
20% of all courses must be completed at Northern Lights College
Minimum Grade Requirements
D (50%) minimum grade

Credential


Certificate in Career and College Preparation - Fundamental Level

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