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Aerospace Centre of Excellence - Dawson Creek Campus

The Dawson Creek Campus is a Centre of Excellence in Clean Energy Technology, with a focal point in Energy House, which opened in September 2011. Dawson Creek Campus is also a Centre of Excellence in Aerospace, through its internationally-renowned Aircraft Maintenance Engineering program. The campus also features a new Health Sciences Building that was completed in 2010.

Dual Credit programming at NLC provides a unique opportunity for secondary school students in school districts 59, 60, and 81. Dual Credit students enrol in college programming while still in secondary school, earning both secondary and post-secondary credits. NLC partners with the school districts to offer Dual Credit options in more than 20 program and course areas, including High school students give Dual Credit trades and apprenticeship programs, health programming at NLC a thumb’s up! care and business programs, and university arts and sciences courses. NLC also works in partnership with various postsecondary institutions in British Columbia and Alberta to offer program credentials, and credit-transfer agreements.

Programming at NLC is categorized into three divisions: • Academic and Career, including Business, Degree, Human Services/ Education, University Arts and Sciences, and Visual Arts courses and programs. • Continuing Education, including Career and College Preparation, Industry, Contract and Workforce Clean Energy Technology Centre of Excellence - Dawson Creek Campus Training courses and programs. • Trades and Apprenticeship: Foundation Trades and Apprenticeship PROGRAMS level training courses and programs, in conjunction with the Industry Training Authority; and specialty training such as Power NLC offers a variety of Engineering, Oil and Gas Field Operator, and Wind Turbine Maintenance Technician. academic and vocational

programming. At NLC, students have a number of options, depending on their chosen career paths. Students can earn a one-year certificate, a twoyear diploma or associate degree, or complete upgrading courses or bridging programs. Associate degrees can be used to transfer to the third year of degree programs at provincial universities. Students should check the transferability of courses when making their educational plans. The admissions process for most programs at NLC begins by contacting the Student Services department at any NLC campus. NLC’s friendly Student Services staff will examine admissions documents to determine if an applicant meets admission prerequisites for a program; if necessary, applicants will be referred for appropriate upgrading or assessments, or be directed to one of the College’s Admissions Officers. For students who are not sure exactly what program they are interested in, the Student Recruitment department is available to help determine which program best suits the individual. NLC has a wide range of programs and courses available for students of all ages. Certain programs and courses are offered through faceto-face delivery at specific campuses, while others are available via alternative delivery methods, including videoconference, online and mobile training facilities.

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Visit nlc.bc.ca/Programs/AllPrograms for a complete program listing.

RESIDENCE Student residences are available in Dawson Creek (capacity 180 students) and Fort St. John (capacity 100 students). Accommodation availability ranges from one to fourbedroom units, and each residence includes wheelchair accessible suites. Management and security are located on site. For information or an application, contact Student Services at the appropriate campus, 1-866-463-6652.

Student Residences on the Dawson Creek Campus

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First Nations Resource Magazine - Winter 2012  

The purpose of the publication is to bring the Aboriginal Communities together, through a positive media, on the issues of suicide preventio...

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The purpose of the publication is to bring the Aboriginal Communities together, through a positive media, on the issues of suicide preventio...

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