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Please note: For Apprenticeship and Foundation Trades refund deadlines and information please consult the Northern Lights College Student Handbook 2013/14.


March 2014

  • March 3: Last day to withdraw without academic penalty: Business Management, Criminology, Early Childhood Education and Care, Education Assistant, Information and Communication Technology, Practical Nursing, Social Services Worker Diploma, University Arts and Sciences, Visual Arts.
  • March 3: First day of classes: Carpentry Apprenticeship Level 4, Heavy Duty Technician Apprenticeship Level 2.
  • March 7: Last day of classes: Welding Apprenticeship Level 4.
  • March 14: Last day of classes: Electrician Apprenticeship Level 3, Industrial Instrumentation level 3.
  • March 21: Last day of classes: Welding modular B and A.
  • March 27: Last day classes: English as a Second Language (Second semester).
  • March 28: Last day of classes: Millwright Apprenticeship Level 3, Welding Apprenticeship levels 1, 2 & 3.
  • March 31: Last day to withdraw without academic penalty: Applied Business Technology-(Financial Assistant and Administrative Assistant streams), Career and College Preparation (fixed intake courses), Wind Turbine Maintenance Technician.
  • March 31: Last day of classes: Health Care Assistant Program. First day of class: Electrician Apprenticeship Level 2, English as a Second Language (Third semester).

 April 2014

  • April 4: Last day of classes: Applied Business Technology – Financial Assistant stream (note: Financial Assistant practicum runs until April 25), Plumbing Apprenticeship Level 3.
  • April 7: First day of classes: Applied Business Technology – Administrative Assistant stream.
  • April 11: Last day of classes: Business Management, Criminology, Information and Communication Technology, Social Services Worker Diploma Program, University Arts and Sciences, Visual Arts. Last day of classes for Trades: Carpentry Apprenticeship Level 4, Heavy Duty Technician Apprenticeship Level 2, Residential Construction (Enhanced Carpentry Foundation).
  • April 14: First Day of Exams: Business Management, Criminology, Information and Communication Technology, Social Services Worker Diploma Program, University Arts and Sciences, Visual Arts.
  • April 17: Last day of practicum: Applied Business Technology-Financial Assistant.
  • April 18: Good Friday: All campuses closed.
  • April 21: Easter Monday: All campuses closed.
  • April 28: First day of classes: Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship level 4, Plumbing Apprenticeship Level 4, Welding (all Apprenticeship levels).
  • April 29: Last day of classes/exams for the Winter term: Business Management, Criminology, Early Childhood Education and Care, Education Assistant, Information and Communication Technology, Social Services Worker Diploma Program, University Arts and Sciences, Visual Arts.

May 2014

  • May 5: First day of classes for Intersession 2014 term: Business Management, Criminology, Early Childhood Education and Care, Education Assistant, Social Services Worker Diploma, University Arts and Sciences, Visual Arts. First day of classes: Carpentry Apprenticeship Level 1, Millwright Apprenticeship Level 4.
  • May 12: Last day to add/drop a course for 2014 Intersession: Business Management, Criminology, Early Childhood Education and Care, Education Assistant, Social Services Worker Diploma, University Arts and Sciences, Visual Arts. No refunds after this date.
  • May 16: Last day of classes: Practical Nursing Program, Year 1.
  • May 19: Victoria Day: All campuses closed.
  • May 20: First day of classes: Commercial Transport Technician Level 1, Heavy Duty Technician Apprenticeship Level 1.
  • May 29: Last day to withdraw without academic penalty: Business Management, Criminology, Early Childhood Education and Care, Education Assistant, Social Services Worker Diploma, University Arts and Sciences, Visual Arts.
  • May 30: Last day of classes: Welding Apprenticeship Level 4. Last day of classes: Practical Nursing Program, Year 2.

June 2014

  • June 2: Last day to withdraw without academic penalty for 2014 Intersession: Business Management, Criminology, Early Childhood Education and Care, Education Assistant, Social Services Worker Diploma, University Arts and Sciences, Visual Arts.
  • June 6: Last day of classes: Electrician Apprenticeship Level 2.
  • June 12: Last day of classes: Applied Business Technology – Administrative Assistant stream (note: practicum ends on June 20).
  • June 13: Last day of classes: Carpentry Apprenticeship Level 1, Cosmetology/Hairstylist.
  • June 20: Last day of classes: Millwright Apprenticeship Level 4, Plumbing Apprenticeship Level 4, Welding Apprenticeship Levels 1, 2 & 3. Last day of classes/exams: Career and College Preparation (fixed and continuous intake courses).
  • June 26: Last day of classes: English as a Second Language (Third semester).
  • June 27: Last day of classes/exams: Applied Business Technology-Administrative Assistant (practicum ends), Business Management, Early Childhood Education and Care, Education Assistant, Social Services Worker Diploma, University Arts and Sciences, Visual Arts. Last day of classes: AME, Commercial Transport Technician Level 1, Professional Cook 1, Electrician Level Heavy Duty Technician Apprenticeship Level 1, Power Engineering & Gas Processing, and Foundation Trades.
  • June 30: Last day of classes: Wind Turbine Maintenance Technician.

July 2014

  • July 1: Canada Day. All campuses closed.
  • July 2: First day of classes for Summer term: Early Childhood Education and Care/Education Assistant.
  • July 9: Last day to add/drop a course: Early Childhood Education and Care/Education Assistant courses. No refunds after this date.
  • July 30: Last day to withdraw without academic penalty: Early Childhood Education and Care/Education Assistant courses.

August 2014

  • August 4: BC Day: All campuses closed.
  • August 27: Last day of classes for Summer term: Early Childhood Education and Care/Education Assistant.
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