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Career and College Preparation - Advanced 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, entry into further specialized training or enhance personal development.

Independent, self-directed learning is encouraged.

The goals for this level are to provide students with highly portable learning skills and abilities in analytical thinking, mathematics, communications, and sciences.

The Advanced Level student (approximately grade 11 coursework) is encouraged to discuss career paths with an Admissions Officer prior to registration and as needed during the term. The College will endeavour to match the study program to individual career goals.

The program includes English, choice of math courses, accounting, biology, chemistry, physics, computer studies, and social studies.  Courses may be face-to-face instructor-led, or delivered at a distance via video conference or web conference or student-directed with instructor support

Details


Intakes


Location
Starting
Type
Atlin Fall
Winter
Chetwynd
Fall
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 

** Online courses are continuous intake (start at any time)

Length


480 hours; 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

Plus one elective from the following:


Credential


Certificate in Career and College Preparation - Advanced Level

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