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Business Administration Accounting Diploma coming to Northern Lakes College

Posted on Apr 18, 2017

Northern Lakes College is pleased to announce that it has developed a customized Business Administration Accounting Diploma Program which will be offered part-time in September 2017, allowing students to continue working while pursuing their post-secondary education. In the fall of 2018, the new program…

Northern Lakes College Gets Provincial Funding

Posted on Mar 27, 2017

The Government of Alberta’s investment of $21.6 million over four years through Budget 2017 will allow the college to design and consolidate the High Prairie campus to serve students better. The development of a new, centralized High Prairie facility will accommodate 250 students, address future growth…

First to Offer Introduction to Surveying Online

Posted on Mar 15, 2017

Northern Lakes College is proud to announce they will be delivering Canada’s only online Introduction to Surveying program. This foundational level program will make surveying a career choice regardless of where one is living. For those without prior surveying experience, the Introduction to Surveying…

NLC Partners with CALP in McLennan

Posted on Mar 2, 2017

NORTHERN LAKES COLLEGE WELCOMES ITS LATEST CALP PARTNER TO ITS MCLENNAN CAMPUS Northern Lakes College (NLC) is pleased to welcome its newest Community Adult Learning Program (CALP) partner. Now located on NLC’s McLennan campus is the Smoky River Community Adult Learning and Literacy office. It is…

Northern Lakes College Alumni Releases Book

Posted on Feb 24, 2017

Northern Lakes College (NLC) is proud to extend congratulations to Susan Lubell on the release of her first book, Root Cause Analysis Made Simple; Driving Bottom-Line Improvements by Preventing One Failure at a Time. Ms. Lubell teaches the Maintenance Management Professional (MMP) certificate program…

Forestry Training Agreement with Métis Settlements

Posted on Feb 16, 2017

NLC Signs a Forestry Partnership with Métis Settlements General Council Building on its mandate to build strong industry partnerships within its communities, Northern Lakes College is proud to announce it has recently signed a forestry partnership with Métis Settlements General Council to provide…

Practical Nurse Program Receives Four Year Approval

Posted on Feb 1, 2017

Northern Lakes College’s Practical Nurse Program Receives Four Year Approval Northern Lakes College’s Practical Nurse program has received a four-year approval from the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA), the highest attainable rating the College will approve. The approval applies…

NLC responds to the fentanyl or opioid overdose with naloxone (narcan) kits

Posted on Jan 24, 2017

Alberta, like many provinces, has seen a rapid rise in fentanyl-related overdose deaths over the past few years.  Naloxone can reverse a fentanyl overdose. You don’t need a prescription and it’s free at nearly 900 registered sites across Alberta.   For more information on the take-home naloxone…

NLC Showcases Mobile Training Labs to Peace River Region

Posted on Jan 19, 2017

Northern Lakes College was excited to invite members of the Peace River region to an open house for the Mobile Trades Lab, a state-of-the-art training lab that enable the College to deliver trades training to remote settings. Staff was on hand to provide a tour, answer questions and demonstrate how…

Practical Nurse Program Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Posted on Dec 14, 2016

NLC Celebrating 35 Years of Program Excellence Northern Lakes College’s Practical Nurse program is celebrating a milestone anniversary: 35 years of providing expert healthcare education in northern Alberta. Originally offered in 1982 as the Registered Nurse Assistant certificate program, Northern…