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 Academic Upgrading.
March 31 – April 14, 2023
April 17 – April 28, 2023
May 1 – May 12, 2023
May 15 - May 29, 2023
- Meeting and Connecting with Others
- Developing Skills
- Personal Management Skills
- Interpersonal Management
- Financial Management
This program is FREE and for those who do not have a laptop, no worry! Northern Lakes College will lend you a laptop to complete this program. Take the program from home or from your local campus. Seats are limited. Apply today!
Call toll free 1-866-652-3456 and ask for your local Northern Lakes Campus who will assist you with the application.
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.