Northern Lakes College has strategies in place to ensure students can safely complete any practical aspects of their programs.
Northern Lakes College has close ties with industry partners allowing us to align skills and knowledge taught with what employers need. We take the extra step to provide valuable technical trades training.
Not sure where to start in your trades’ career? See the Trades Pathway document to help you determine where to begin.
Carpenter First Period: February - April
Carpenter Second Period: October - December
Carpenter Third Period: August - October
Carpenter Fourth Period: January - February
Electrician First Period: April - May
Electrician Second Period: October - December
Electrician Third Period: August - October
Electrician Fourth Period: January - March
Portage College Professional Cooking Certificate: August - May
Welder First Period: February - April
Welder Second Period: January - February
Welder Third Period: May - June
Delivery Methods Explained+
Face-to-Face: Courses where the instructor and the students are interacting at the same time, at the same physical location.
NLC LIVE Online™: Scheduled classes online, where students log in to a program (Blackboard Collaborate™) with instructors and peers on the same day, at the same time.
NLC Anytime, Anywhere: Courses where you do not have scheduled classes, but where you log in to a program online (Moodle) at any time and do your work.
Blended: Courses where you have a combination of face-to-face and online (NLC Anytime, Anywhere and/or NLC LIVE Online™).
Dual Credit: Students in high school can experience College programs while earning post-secondary credits.