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Academic Upgrading

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Program Length

40 weeks

Program Description

Are you dreaming of a new career? Have you been out of school for a while? Upgrade your future now at Northern Lakes College. Academic Upgrading can provide you with the courses you need to meet your career goals! With flexible offerings from pre-high school to Grade 12, 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 Academic Upgrading Program assists adults of all ages and abilities to reach their goals.

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Program Delivery

Live Online with an option for Anytime-Anywhere

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Sep 05, 2017 - Jun 27, 2018 - Athabasca, Atikameg, Available Anywhere, Cadotte Lake, Chateh, Driftpile, Fort Vermilion, Gift Lake, Grouard, High Prairie, Loon River, McLennan, Peace River, Peavine, Peerless Lake, Slave Lake, Valleyview, Wabasca

Academic Requirements

A high school transcript issued within the last 2 years is required. If you have been out of school for more than 2 years or have not completed studies at the high school level, placement will be determined by an ACCUPLACER assessment.

Other Requirements



The courses follow Alberta Education curriculum and results appear on an Alberta Education transcript. These courses are recognized by Alberta's post-secondary learning institutions as well as some in other provinces.

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