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Adult Basic Education

Program Overview

Are you dreaming of a new career? Have you been out of school for a while? Upgrade your future now at Northern Lakes College.

Adult Basic Education can provide you with the courses you need to meet your career goals! With flexible offerings, this program is an accessible and affordable way to prepare you for your high school diploma, career training, or employment.

You can take classes from home or on-campus in an online setting as a part-time or full-time student. The ABE Program assists adults of all ages and abilities to reach their goals.

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Program Locations

Sep 05, 2023 - Jun 21, 2024 - NLC Live Online - Athabasca, Athabasca - Home Based, Cadotte Lake, Cadotte Lake - Home Based, Chateh, Chateh - Home Based, Drayton Valley, Driftpile - Home Based, Fort Vermilion, Fort Vermilion - Home Based, Fox Creek, Fox Creek - Home Based, Gift Lake, Gift Lake - Home Based, Grouard, Grouard - Home Based, High Level, High Level - Home Based, High Prairie, High Prairie - Home Based, Lloydminster, Lloydminster - Home Based, Loon River, Loon River - Home Based, Peace River, Peace River - Home Based, Peavine, Peavine - Home Based, Peerless Lake, Peerless Lake - Home Based, Slave Lake, Slave Lake - Home Based, Trout Lake, Trout Lake - Home Based, Valleyview, Valleyview - Home Based, Wabasca, Wabasca - Home Based
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Program Year


Program Length:

40 Weeks

Program Type

Adult Basic Education

Program Delivery

The Adult Basic Education program is available both "live online," and "anytime, anywhere".


A high school transcript with a minimum Grade 10 Math (Math 10C - 50%, or Math 10-3 - 65%) Grade 10 English (English 10-1 - 50%, or English 10-2 65%). Otherwise, an ACCUPLACER assessment is required. NOTE: The -4 levels do not meet academic requirements and applicants must do an ACCUPLACER assessment for entrance. Placement will be determined by an ACCUPLACER assessment.


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