Northern Lights College
Number of Students
Over 55 credit and non-credit academic, career training, and university transfer programs, including associate degrees, certificates, and diplomas, as well as 14 apprenticeships, are offered at Northern Lights College. The Collegeís primary focus is on providing vocational training programs that equip students with the unique knowledge and practical skills needed to be successfully employed in northern British Columbia. A unique feature of the College is that it allows secondary school students in Grades 11 and 12 to take many of its apprenticeship and trade-training programs.
Northern Lights College provides educational opportunities which services the unique needs of northern British Columbia. Currently, there is a shortage of skilled workers in this part of BC and the College is aiming to take advantage of this situation by affording students education which will allow them to acquire well-paid employment in the region immediately after graduation. The College has campuses and regional learning centres in Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Dease Lake, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John, Hudsonís Hope, and Tumbler Ridge.