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Northern Lights College

Established in 1975, Northern Lights College is B.C.’s Energy College™. The college is a Centre of Excellence for British Columbia in three key areas of training: Oil and Gas, Clean Energy Technology, and Aerospace. The college operates from five campuses and three access centres located in Tumbler Ridge, Dawson Creek, Chetwynd, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John, Atlin, Dease Lake and Hudson’s Hope. NLC offers upgrading, university transfers and online courses. The institution has videoconference facilities available at all campuses. Programs at NLC are designed to provide students the opportunity to obtain the necessary classroom education, and supplement that with appropriate practicum or hands-on opportunities to make the successful transition from student to employee. The various levels of certification include associate degrees, diplomas and certificates.

Our programs include:

  • Trades and Apprenticeships
  • Academic and Vocational
  • Distance and Online Learning programs
  • University Arts and Sciences
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
  • Business Management, Health Administration and Information Technology



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Support Indigenous Students

NLC proudly hosts four Aboriginal Gathering Spaces on its Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson and Fort St. John Campuses designed to offer advocacy and post-secondary educational support for Aboriginal students.

Date modified: 2016-10-27