Aurora College - Thebacha Campus
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Aurora College offers career-oriented certificate and diploma programs designed to meet the unique employment needs of Canada's North, particularly the Northwest Territories. These programs are developed from information, supplied by business, government, and labour, regarding current economic trends in order to educate and train students in the skills necessary to be successful in the modern economy. The College also offers apprenticeships in Carpentry, Electrical, Heavy Duty Mechanics, and Housing Maintainer; for the duration of an apprenticeship program, the student will receive on the job experience mixed with intervals of 6-8 weeks of on-campus technical training. Moreover, the College, through Basic Adult Education, provides adult students with the opportunity to acquire basic educational skills, like literacy or high school credits, and/or attain the necessary prerequisites to enter a college program.
Aurora College ‘s mandate is to provide courses and programs that properly reflect the unique culture and economic base of Canada’s North, especially the Northwest Territories. Furthermore, the College, through its Aurora Research Institute, is responsible for licensing and research assistance in the Northwest Territories’ western region.