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Job Education and Training
Job Education andTraining

Program Description

Pre-vocational and life skill training for youth and adults with barriers to employment. The program consists of a variety of learning opportunities designed to provide the skills necessary for success in the workplace and independent living.

Career Prospects

Entry-level positions in a variety of fields such as food service, customer service, retail, and hospitality. Graduates also may be eligible to ladder into course offerings in Career and College Preparation programs.


Location: Dawson Creek Campus

Length: 19 weeks

Start: September and February

Fees: Current Fee Schedule 

Admission Prerequisites

The student must:

  • have support of family, advocate, and referring agency (where applicable);
  • have transportation independent of the College;
  • be 17 years of age or have a special arrangement with the School District, and/or the instructor.

Important Notes

  1. The program is not eligible for Canada Student Loans.
  2. Tuition fees are applicable for the three safety ticket courses required for work experience: Occupational First Aid (OFA) Level 1, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), and FOODSAFE Level 1.
  3. Work experience placements are arranged to match a student's field of interest and, where possible, to offer an opportunity for paid employment following the volunteer placement.
  4. The information on this program page is a summary of the official Program Completion Guide approved by NLC’s Education Council. Download a PDF of the Program Completion Guide.

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Program Contact: Carole Taylor


Core Courses
Optional Courses
Recommended Courses:
(not required for program completion; however, may be needed for work experience/employment)
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