The publicly funded comprehensive community college, Northern Lakes College, is situated in Northern Alberta, Canada. The courses offered are under the heads of – Academic Upgrading, Business and Administrative Studies, Health Careers, University Studies, Trades and Resource Technology and Human Service Careers.
|Application Portal||Apply Alberta Portal|
|Application Fees||Full-time students - $100|
Part-time students - $75
|Payment Mode||Cash, Cheque, Visa/MasterCard|
|Application Deadline||Rolling Admissions|
|Tests Required||TOEFL, IELTS, CAEL, TEIC, CLBA|
|Academic calendar||Semester based|
|Financial Aid||Scholarships, Awards and Funding|
International students can apply for Northern Lakes College program’s admission through “Apply Alberta” application portal.
Students who wish to get admitted into Northern Lakes College are required to fulfil the following admission requirements.
Students admitted in a program of duration longer than six months at Northern Lakes College are required to apply for a study permit.
Requirements for study permit application:
International students are required to submit the scores of any one of the following tests to support their English Proficiency:
|Tests||Minimum Score Required|
|TOEFL||An internet-based score of 84 and TSE 50|
|IELTS||A minimum score of 6 with no band below 6|
|CAEL||Minimum Score of 60 with no subtest below 60|
|TEIC||Score 730/790 and TSE 50|
|CLBA||A minimum score of 8 with no skill score of less than 7|
The Northern Lakes College offers certificate programs, individual courses and dual credit courses. Business and Administrative programs are offered in Accounting, Human Resource Management and Office Administration.
Where to apply: Alberta or NLC Application
Application Fee: $100
Requirements for some of the courses offered by Northern Lakes College are as follows:
|Business Administration-Accounting||A Northern Lakes College Business Administration Certificate (30 credits) or equivalent|
|Human Resource management||A Northern Lakes College Business Administration Certificate (30 credits) or equivalent|
|Advanced care paramedic||PCP registration with the Alberta College of Paramedics or PCP Certificate Biology 30 (60%) or credit in ANPY1000 (50%) or ANY 0190 (60%) or BIOL0190 (60%) or the equivalent English 30-1 (60%) or English 30-2 (70%) or ENGL 0190 (60%) or an assessed English equivalency Math 20-1 (50%0 or Math 20-2 (60%) or MATH 0190 (60%) or the equivalent|
|Social Work Diploma||18 years or above age 60% in English 30-1 or 70% in English 30-2 or 60% in ENGL0190, assessed English equivalency, A personal written statement, Resume|
|Biology 30 (60%) or credit in ANPY1000 (60%) or ANY 0190 (60%) or BIOL0190 (60%) 60% in English 30-1 or 70% in English 30-2 or 60% in ENGL0190, assessed English equivalency, Math 20-1 (50%) or Math 20-2 (60%) or MATH 0190 (60%), A current CPR certificate for Health care provider (Level C), Police information check completed within the last three months|
For detailed information, students are advised to contact the Course In-charges or Head of the Office administration. Students are required to have health care insurance during their stay in Canada. After the issuance of a conditional acceptance letter, a non-refundable tuition deposit fee of $200 is to be made. The student residences are available at Grouard, Slave Lake and Peace river campuses.