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Integrated Foundational Pathways - Stepping Forward

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Stepping Forward program

Return to high school with ease! The Integrated Foundational Pathways - Stepping Forward program provides readiness and career investigation, and prepares you to enter Academic Upgrading feeling confident. This one-year program is delivered onsite at the following NLC campuses: Chateh, High Level, and Stony Point (Wabasca).

Through a blended delivery model, this program provides the structure to build basic skills to access higher education opportunities through enhanced literacy, numeracy, essential life skills, and employability skills development. The program is aimed at serving the needs of learners who do not possess high school level education.

  • Students will be required to attend classes onsite at one of the following campuses: Chateh, High Level, and Stony Point (Wabasca)
  • This is a full-time program

UNIQUE PROGRAM ADDITION! This program also includes short introductions to many careers such as carpenter, early learning and child care, cooking, and health care.

Students can apply for Foundational Learning Assistance. Click here for more information.

There is no application fee* for Integrated Foundational Pathways - Stepping Forward at NLC! 
Visit our online application page then select Integrated Foundational Pathways - Stepping Forward and NLC will be in touch to help you complete the registration process. 

*All other fees still apply

Program placement will be determined by an ACCUPLACER assessment.

Need more information? Visit the campus or call the campus directly:  
Chateh - (825) 224-0025
High Level - (780) 926-5685
Stony Point (Wabasca) - (780) 891-3766
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Program Dates


September to June. Please check this page regularly for information updates.

Further Educational Opportunities


Students may wish to pursue employment or further studies.