Adult Basic Education
We get it! It’s a big step, but the reward is so much bigger! Apply for Adult Basic Education and know that NLC is with you every step of the way! Apply today!
Students are eligible for sponsorship of course tuition and learner resource fees through our Community Adult Learning Program.
Each student that is eligible for a CALP sponsorship will receive a free laptop!
Improve your skills and get prepared for our adult high school program or employment!
Reaching your educational goals is possible with our Adult Basic Education program. The Adult Basic Education program is an accessible and affordable way to prepare you for your high school diploma, career training, or employment.
At NLC, we understand our students need the flexibility to balance work and home. Our Adult Basic Education program is flexible enough to fit into your lifestyle.
- Take classes from home, work, or on-campus
- Study face-to-face or online
- Apply as a part-time or full-time student
The Adult Basic Education program assists adults of all ages and abilities.
ADULT BASIC EDUCATION FUNDING
Students that apply for foundational learning with our Adult Basic Education program could be eligible for sponsorship of course tuition and learner resource fees through our Community Adult Learning Program. This includes a laptop!
There is no application fee* for Adult Basic Education at NLC!
Visit our online application page then select Academic Upgrading and NLC will be in touch to help you complete your Education Plan.
*All other fees still apply
LIFE SKILLS PROGRAM
The perfect ONLINE, two-week program to prepare you for online learning and Academic Upgrading.
Check back for future offerings.
- Meeting and Connecting with Others
- Developing Skills
- Personal Management Skills
- Interpersonal Management
- Financial Management
This course is FREE and if you do not have a laptop, it's no worry! Northern Lakes College will lend you a laptop to complete this course. Take the course online from home.
Contact us to apply today!
Are you unsure where to start?
An Education Plan is the best place to start, and we can help you with that.
Contact us today! 1-866-652-3456
Areas of Study+
The Adult Basic Education program will help you develop the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in pursuing your post-secondary education or employment. Adult Basic Education courses include:
- Digital Literacy
- Knowing How to Learn
- Document Use
- Critical Thinking
- Working and Communicating with Others
- Social Studies
- Digital Literacy II
- Knowing How to Learn II
- Document Use II
- Critical Thinking II
- Working & Communicating with Others II
- Social Studies
Adult Basic Education Term 1 September – January
Adult Basic Education Term 2 February – June
Further Educational Opportunities+
Students may wish to pursue Adult High School courses or career programs as set out in their Education Plans.