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As per NLC Policy, refunds will only be issued if course is cancelled or 24 hours' notice provided by the student or sponsoring company. 

Please Note: All course dates and costs listed in the calendar below are subject to change without notice.

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  • Safe Winter Driving
    1/31/2017 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

    Safe Winter Driving

    Safe Winter Driving- 1 day course

    Cost: $298

    Prerequisites: Must have a valid Class 5 Driver's Licence.

    An in-class course focusing on skills, off-road, recovery, vehicle variation handling, attitudes, and accident avoidance in winter driving conditions.

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  • Supervisor Safety Management
    1/31/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Supervisor Safety Management

    1-day course

    Cost: $319

    This course is designed to teach supervisors how to exercise due diligence and to carry out their responsibilities for creating and maintaining a healthy and safe working environment.

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  • H2S Alive
    1/31/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    H2S Alive

    1-Day Course

    Cost: $317.00

    Book: $55.00

    Certification: Enform, valid for three years.

    Learn how to work safely in and around hydrogen sulphide (H2S) environments. Topics covered in course include basic rescue techniques, physical properties of H2S, health hazards of H2S, protection from H2S, hands-on experience operating a self-contained breathing apparatus and performing rescue lift and drag exercises.

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  • Introductory Lessons in Piano
    1/31/2017 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Introductory Lessons in Piano

    Tuesdays & Wednesdays (12 weeks)

    Starting January 10 & 11,  Ending March 28 & 29

    Each student will receive 30 minutes of one-on-one time between 3:30 and 5:30 each day.

    Cost: $265 for all 12 weeks.

    Instructor: Roseanne Crisfield

    For more information, or to register, please contact the Chetwynd Campus at 250-788-2248 or slekavy@nlc.bc.ca or btupper@nlc.bc.ca

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  • Handling a Challenging Customer
    1/31/2017 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Handling a Challenging Customer

    Customer Service Skills - Handling a Challenging Customer

    2-Day Course (January 31 & February 2)

    Cost:  $335,     Course is FREE for Tumbler Ridge Residents

    Instructor: Dawn Pouliot

    For information, or to register, please contact the Tumbler Ridge Campus at 250-242-5591 or TRStudentServices@nlc.bc.ca

    Office Hours: 8am - 4pm, Monday to Friday

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  • Trailer Towing
    2/1/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Trailer Towing

    Trailer Towing- 1 day course

    Cost: $317

    Certification: Trailer Towing Certificate does not expire.  After successful completion of course, student must take a written test with ICBC for a Heavy Trailer Endorsement

    Prerequisites: Must have a valid Class 5 Driver's Licence.

    This course of study is designed to increase the knowledge and safety awareness of drivers who are responsible for towing a variety of trailers including utility and tandem units.  this course will benefit experienced drivers as well as drivers who have limited experience in trailer towing and maneuvering.  Topics include checking that the trailer and vehicle are a legal combination, hitching and unhitching, preparing for a journey, securing a load considering weight distribution, conducting a mid-journey safety check, optimizing safe driving techniques and how to reverse a trailer. 

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  • Fall Protection
    2/1/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Fall Protection

    1-day course

    Cost: $335

    Book: $46.00

    Certification: Greenseal, valid for three years.

    Falls from heights, even relatively low elevations, can result in serious injuries. The proper use of fall protection equipment — in addition to planning, supervision, and training — can reduce or eliminate the risk of falling. The Occupational Health and Safety Regulation requires workers to use fall protection systems when they could fall from a height of 3 m (10 ft.) or more, or where a fall from a lesser height could result in serious injury.

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  • Confined Space Entry Level II
    2/2/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Confined Space Entry Level II

    1 Day Course

    Cost: $335.00

    Book: $7.00

    Certification: WorkSafe BC, valid for three years.

    PPE Required: Coveralls, Hardhat, Steel toe boots, gloves, clear safety glasses

    Confined spaces in the workplace pose a significant risk of injury and death. Hazards in confined spaces can result in fire, explosion, unconsciousness, asphyxiation, or drowning. Confined space incidents can happen suddenly, often without any warning that something is wrong. Employers must take the necessary steps to ensure worker safety around confined spaces

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  • WHMIS
    2/3/2017 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    WHMIS

    One-day course

    Cost: $252 Manual: $10 

    Certification: Provided by NLC, no expiry

    Canadian law requires that any person exposed to a hazardous material in the workplace must be trained in Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. (WHMIS)

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  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods
    2/3/2017 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    1114

    Transportation of Dangerous Goods

    TDG - One-day course, 1:30 - 4:30pm

    Cost: $302.70     (course: $261, book: $41.70)

    Certification: Provided by NLC, Valid for three years

    There is a comprehensive set of regulations, which must be adhered to when transporting dangerous goods. This course will provide a simple guide for employees which will enable them to understand and comply with the basic requirements of Transport Canada. The course is ideal for Shippers, Receivers and Carriers.

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  • FoodSafe Level 1
    2/4/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    985

    FoodSafe Level 1

    One day course

    Cost: $317.00   Manual: $11.50

    Certification: Northern BC Foodsafe Council, valid for five (5) years.

    Instructor: Crystal Brown

    FOODSAFE Level 1 is a food handling, sanitation and work safety course designed for front line food service workers such as cooks, servers, bussers, dishwashers, and deli workers.  The course covers important food safety and worker safety information including foodborne illness, receiving and storing food, preparing food, serving food, cleaning and sanitizing.

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  • Microsoft Word Expert Certification
    2/6/2017
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    Microsoft Word Expert Certification

    5-week ONLINE Instructor-led course (February 6 - March 3)

    Cost: $367

    Certification: JasperActive, Certificate of Completion.

    Microsoft Word Expert teaches users how to use a variety of intermediate and advanced features to create and format business documents including online forms and personalized mailings. Students also learn to collaborate with other users, create outlines, use master documents and work with long documents. Successful completion of the certification exam provides a competitive advantage by validating the knowledge and skill sets for individuals who may be seeking employment or further job opportunities in their careers. This online course offers you the convenience of online study from home, with the classroom benefits of having an instructor available to help you with any questions.

    This course is also offered as a Self-Paced option without an instructor. Different timeline and costs are associated with this option.

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  • Microsoft PowerPoint Certification
    2/6/2017
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    Microsoft PowerPoint Certification

    5-week ONLINE Instructor-led course (February 6 - March 3)

    Cost: $367

    Certification: JasperActive, Certificate of Completion.

    Microsoft PowerPoint Certification teaches the user how to create and manage presentations using a variety of core and intermediate features. Some topics may appear to be basic skill sets but are discussed in more detail, exploring at a higher level different options that can be chosen or applied for that skill set. Successful completion of the certification exam provides a competitive advantage by validating the knowledge and skill sets for individuals who may be seeking employment or further job opportunities in their careers

    This course is also offered as a Self-Paced option without an instructor. Separate timeline and costs are associated with this option.

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  • Microsoft Excel Expert Certification
    2/6/2017
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    Microsoft Excel Expert Certification

    5-week ONLINE Instructor-led course (February 6 - March 3)

    Cost: $367

    Certification: JasperActive, Certificate of Completion.

    Instructor: Dawn Pouliot

     Microsoft Excel Expert teaches users how t use a variety of intermediate and advanced features to merge workbooks, perform data analysis, and audit formulas in spreadsheets. Users also use summary functions, create PivotTables and PivotCharts, and work with macros.  Successful completion of the certification exam provides a competitive advantage by validating the knowledge and skill sets for individuals who may be seeking employment or further job opportunities in their careers    

    This course is also offered as a Self-Paced option without an instructor. Separate timeline and costs are associated with this option.

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  • Air Brakes
    2/7/2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    1102

    Air Brakes

    3-day course (February 7, 8, 9)

    Cost: $598

    Certification: ICBC, Valid for 3 years.

    PPE Requirements: coveralls, steel toe boots, clear safety glasses are mandatory to attend course

    Prerequisites: Must have a valid BC Driver's Licence.

    Airbrakes will cover the basic functions of Airbrake systems, their maintenance and service. Northern Lights College Airbrakes course consists of two 8 hour days of theory. All 16 hours of theory is mandatory. Day three, upon passing the theory is split into two groups of five students or less for the practical.

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  • H2S Alive
    2/7/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    H2S Alive

    1-Day Course

    Cost: $372    (course: $317, book: $55)

    Certification: Enform, valid for three years.

    Learn how to work safely in and around hydrogen sulphide (H2S) environments. Topics covered in course include basic rescue techniques, physical properties of H2S, health hazards of H2S, protection from H2S, hands-on experience operating a self-contained breathing apparatus and performing rescue lift and drag exercises.

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  • Counterbalance Forklift
    2/7/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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    Counterbalance Forklift

    One day course

    Cost: $321

    Certification: Valid for 3 years.

    PPE Requirements: Steel toe boots mandatory

     

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  • Introductory Lessons in Piano
    2/7/2017 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Introductory Lessons in Piano

    Tuesdays & Wednesdays (12 weeks)

    Starting January 10 & 11,  Ending March 28 & 29

    Each student will receive 30 minutes of one-on-one time between 3:30 and 5:30 each day.

    Cost: $265 for all 12 weeks.

    Instructor: Roseanne Crisfield

    For more information, or to register, please contact the Chetwynd Campus at 250-788-2248 or slekavy@nlc.bc.ca or btupper@nlc.bc.ca

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  • Phone Etiquette
    2/7/2017 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Phone Etiquette

    Customer Service Skills - Phone Etiquette

    2-Day Course (February 7 & 9)

    Cost:  $335,     Course is FREE for Tumbler Ridge Residents

    Instructor: Dawn Pouliot

    For information, or to register, please contact the Tumbler Ridge Campus at 250-242-5591 or TRStudentServices@nlc.bc.ca

    Office Hours: 8am - 4pm, Monday to Friday

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  • Skid Steer Training
    2/8/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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    Skid Steer Training

    Skid Steer Loader Training - One day course

    Cost: $320

    Certification: Valid for 3 years.

    PPE Requirements: Steel toe boots and gloves manditory

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  • Fall Protection
    2/8/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Fall Protection

    1-day course

    Cost: $381      (course: $335,  book: $46)

    Certification: Greenseal, valid for three years.

    Falls from heights, even relatively low elevations, can result in serious injuries. The proper use of fall protection equipment — in addition to planning, supervision, and training — can reduce or eliminate the risk of falling. The Occupational Health and Safety Regulation requires workers to use fall protection systems when they could fall from a height of 3 m (10 ft.) or more, or where a fall from a lesser height could result in serious injury.

    Read more
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  • Confined Space Entry Level II
    2/9/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Confined Space Entry Level II

    1 Day Course

    Cost: $342     (course: $335, book: $7)

    Certification: WorkSafe BC, valid for three years.

    PPE Required: Coveralls, Hardhat, Steel toe boots, gloves, clear safety glasses

    Confined spaces in the workplace pose a significant risk of injury and death. Hazards in confined spaces can result in fire, explosion, unconsciousness, asphyxiation, or drowning. Confined space incidents can happen suddenly, often without any warning that something is wrong. Employers must take the necessary steps to ensure worker safety around confined spaces

    Read more
  • Aerial Boom Lift
    2/9/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    1138

    Aerial Boom Lift

    One day course

    Cost: $321

    Certification: Valid for three (3) years

    PPE Requirements: Steel toe boots and gloves are mandatory to attend course.

    Prerequisites: Must have a valid Fall Protection ticket to attend course.

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  • WHMIS
    2/10/2017 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    WHMIS

    One-day course

    Cost: $262      (course: $252, book: $10)

    Certification: Provided by NLC, no expiry

    Canadian law requires that any person exposed to a hazardous material in the workplace must be trained in Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. (WHMIS)

    Read more
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods
    2/10/2017 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    1101

    Transportation of Dangerous Goods

    TDG - One-day course, 1:30 - 4:30pm

    Cost: $302.70     (course: $261, book: $41.70)

    Certification: Provided by NLC, Valid for three years

    There is a comprehensive set of regulations, which must be adhered to when transporting dangerous goods. This course will provide a simple guide for employees which will enable them to understand and comply with the basic requirements of Transport Canada. The course is ideal for Shippers, Receivers and Carriers.

    Read more
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  • Bullet Journaling: The Analog System for a Digital Age
    2/11/2017 9:00 AM
    1195

    Bullet Journaling: The Analog System for a Digital Age

    Bullet Journaling:  The Analog System for a Digital Age

    One-day course, 9am - 12pm

    Cost: $135 +tax

    Supplies:  Students will need to bring their own Blank notebook/journal, preferred writing utensil(s) and a ruler.

    Click Here to view the advertising poster.

    The Bullet Journal is a customizable organization system that can be used as your sketch pad, diary, and to-do list.  A fundamental way to get and stay organized that can be applied in all areas of your life in a way that is personalized to your individual, household, and professional needs.  This system will teach you to do more with less!

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  • Beekeeping Course
    2/11/2017 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    1197

    Beekeeping Course

    Beekeeping Course, Saturdays @ 9am - 1pm
    February 11 - Introduction to Beekeeping
    February 18 - Hive Management, Pollination, species
    February 25 - Disease and Pests
    March 4 - Disease and Pests Legislation
    May - date(s) TBA - Mentoring: Experience handling live bees
    June 17 (Optional) - Bee Science conference and field day in Beaverlodge, AB

    Click here to view more information on the course.

    Cost: $305 +tax
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  • H2S Alive
    2/14/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    H2S Alive

    1-Day Course

    Cost: $317.00

    Book: $55.00

    Certification: Enform, valid for three years.

    Learn how to work safely in and around hydrogen sulphide (H2S) environments. Topics covered in course include basic rescue techniques, physical properties of H2S, health hazards of H2S, protection from H2S, hands-on experience operating a self-contained breathing apparatus and performing rescue lift and drag exercises.

    Read more
  • Introductory Lessons in Piano
    2/14/2017 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Introductory Lessons in Piano

    Tuesdays & Wednesdays (12 weeks)

    Starting January 10 & 11,  Ending March 28 & 29

    Each student will receive 30 minutes of one-on-one time between 3:30 and 5:30 each day.

    Cost: $265 for all 12 weeks.

    Instructor: Roseanne Crisfield

    For more information, or to register, please contact the Chetwynd Campus at 250-788-2248 or slekavy@nlc.bc.ca or btupper@nlc.bc.ca

    Read more
  • Body Language Basics
    2/14/2017 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Body Language Basics

    Customer Service Skills - Body Language Basics

    1-Day Course (February 14)

    Cost:  $252,     Course is FREE for Tumbler Ridge Residents

    Instructor: Dawn Pouliot

    For information, or to register, please contact the Tumbler Ridge Campus at 250-242-5591 or TRStudentServices@nlc.bc.ca

    Office Hours: 8am - 4pm, Monday to Friday

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  • Air Brakes
    2/15/2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    1010

    Air Brakes

    3-day course (February 15, 16 & 17)

    Cost: $598

    Certification: ICBC, Valid for 3 years.

    PPE Requirements: coveralls, steel toe boots, clear safety glasses are mandatory to attend course

    Prerequisites: Must have a valid BC Driver's Licence.

    Airbrakes will cover the basic functions of Airbrake systems, their maintenance and service. Northern Lights College Airbrakes course consists of two 8 hour days of theory. All 16 hours of theory is mandatory. Day three, upon passing the theory is split into two groups of five students or less for the practical.

    Read more
  • Fall Protection
    2/15/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Fall Protection

    1-day course

    Cost: $335

    Book: $46.00

    Certification: Greenseal, valid for three years.

    Falls from heights, even relatively low elevations, can result in serious injuries. The proper use of fall protection equipment — in addition to planning, supervision, and training — can reduce or eliminate the risk of falling. The Occupational Health and Safety Regulation requires workers to use fall protection systems when they could fall from a height of 3 m (10 ft.) or more, or where a fall from a lesser height could result in serious injury.

    Read more
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  • WHMIS
    2/16/2017 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    WHMIS

    One-day course

    Cost: $252  Manual: $10

    Certification: Provided by NLC, no expiry

    Canadian law requires that any person exposed to a hazardous material in the workplace must be trained in Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. (WHMIS)

    Read more
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods
    2/16/2017 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    1100

    Transportation of Dangerous Goods

    TDG - One-day course, 1:30 - 4:30pm

    Cost: $302.70     (course: $261, book: $41.70)

    Certification: Provided by NLC, Valid for three years

    There is a comprehensive set of regulations, which must be adhered to when transporting dangerous goods. This course will provide a simple guide for employees which will enable them to understand and comply with the basic requirements of Transport Canada. The course is ideal for Shippers, Receivers and Carriers.

    Read more
  • Assertiveness and Self Confidence
    2/16/2017 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Assertiveness and Self Confidence

    Customer Service Skills - Assertiveness and Self Confidence

    2-Day Course (February 16 & 21)

    Cost:  $335,     Course is FREE for Tumbler Ridge Residents

    Instructor: Dawn Pouliot

    For information, or to register, please contact the Tumbler Ridge Campus at 250-242-5591 or TRStudentServices@nlc.bc.ca

    Office Hours: 8am - 4pm, Monday to Friday

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  • Air Brakes
    2/21/2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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    Air Brakes

    3-day course (February 21, 22, 23)

    Cost: $598

    Certification: ICBC, Valid for 3 years.

    PPE Requirements: coveralls, steel toe boots, clear safety glasses are mandatory to attend course

    Prerequisites: Must have a valid BC Driver's Licence.

    Airbrakes will cover the basic functions of Airbrake systems, their maintenance and service. Northern Lights College Airbrakes course consists of two 8 hour days of theory. All 16 hours of theory is mandatory. Day three, upon passing the theory is split into two groups of five students or less for the practical.

    Read more
  • H2S Alive
    2/21/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    H2S Alive

    1-Day Course

    Cost: $317.00

    Book: $55.00

    Certification: Enform, valid for three years.

    Learn how to work safely in and around hydrogen sulphide (H2S) environments. Topics covered in course include basic rescue techniques, physical properties of H2S, health hazards of H2S, protection from H2S, hands-on experience operating a self-contained breathing apparatus and performing rescue lift and drag exercises.

    Read more
  • Introductory Lessons in Piano
    2/21/2017 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Introductory Lessons in Piano

    Tuesdays & Wednesdays (12 weeks)

    Starting January 10 & 11,  Ending March 28 & 29

    Each student will receive 30 minutes of one-on-one time between 3:30 and 5:30 each day.

    Cost: $265 for all 12 weeks.

    Instructor: Roseanne Crisfield

    For more information, or to register, please contact the Chetwynd Campus at 250-788-2248 or slekavy@nlc.bc.ca or btupper@nlc.bc.ca

    Read more
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  • Responsibilities of Joint Health & Safety Committees
    2/22/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Responsibilities of Joint Health & Safety Committees

    1-day course

    Cost: $320

    The committee is an advisory body that helps to stimulate awareness of safety issues, recognizes workplace risks and then deals with these risks. To achieve its goal, the committee holds meetings and conducts regular workplace inspections.

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  • Fall Protection
    2/22/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Fall Protection

    1-day course

    Cost: $381      (course: $335,  book: $46)

    Certification: Greenseal, valid for three years.

    Falls from heights, even relatively low elevations, can result in serious injuries. The proper use of fall protection equipment — in addition to planning, supervision, and training — can reduce or eliminate the risk of falling. The Occupational Health and Safety Regulation requires workers to use fall protection systems when they could fall from a height of 3 m (10 ft.) or more, or where a fall from a lesser height could result in serious injury.

    Read more
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  • Skid Steer Training
    2/28/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Skid Steer Training

    Skid Steer Loader Training - One day course

    Cost: $320.00 (includes manual)

    Certification: Skid Steer tickets do not expire, but recertification may be required by employer as per industry standards.

    PPE Requirements: Steel toe boots and gloves mandatory

    Read more
  • H2S Alive
    2/28/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    H2S Alive

    1-Day Course

    Cost: $317.00

    Book: $55.00

    Certification: Enform, valid for three years.

    Learn how to work safely in and around hydrogen sulphide (H2S) environments. Topics covered in course include basic rescue techniques, physical properties of H2S, health hazards of H2S, protection from H2S, hands-on experience operating a self-contained breathing apparatus and performing rescue lift and drag exercises.

    Read more
  • Oilfield Driver Awareness
    2/28/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Oilfield Driver Awareness

    ODA - 1 Day Course

    (Previously known as GODI - General Oilfield Driver Awareness)

    Cost: $335    Book: $52

    Certification: Enform, valid for 3 years.

    Read more
  • Introductory Lessons in Piano
    2/28/2017 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Introductory Lessons in Piano

    Tuesdays & Wednesdays (12 weeks)

    Starting January 10 & 11,  Ending March 28 & 29

    Each student will receive 30 minutes of one-on-one time between 3:30 and 5:30 each day.

    Cost: $265 for all 12 weeks.

    Instructor: Roseanne Crisfield

    For more information, or to register, please contact the Chetwynd Campus at 250-788-2248 or slekavy@nlc.bc.ca or btupper@nlc.bc.ca

    Read more
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  • Trailer Towing
    3/1/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Trailer Towing

    Trailer Towing- 1 day course

    Cost: $317

    Certification: Trailer Towing Certificate does not expire.  After successful completion of course, student must take a written test with ICBC for a Heavy Trailer Endorsement

    Prerequisites: Must have a valid Class 5 Driver's Licence.

    This course of study is designed to increase the knowledge and safety awareness of drivers who are responsible for towing a variety of trailers including utility and tandem units.  this course will benefit experienced drivers as well as drivers who have limited experience in trailer towing and maneuvering.  Topics include checking that the trailer and vehicle are a legal combination, hitching and unhitching, preparing for a journey, securing a load considering weight distribution, conducting a mid-journey safety check, optimizing safe driving techniques and how to reverse a trailer. 

    Read more
  • Aerial Boom Lift
    3/1/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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    Aerial Boom Lift

    One day course

    Cost: $321.00 (includes manual)

    Certification: Valid for three (3) years

    PPE Requirements: Steel toe boots and gloves are mandatory to attend course.

    Prerequisites: Must have a valid Fall Protection ticket to attend course.

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  • Oilfield Driver Awareness
    3/1/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Oilfield Driver Awareness

    ODA - 1 Day Course

    (Previously known as GODI - General Oilfield Driver Awareness)

    Cost: $335 plus $52 book

    Certification: Enform, valid for 3 years.

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  • Defensive Driving
    3/2/2017 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Defensive Driving

    Defensive Driving - 1-day course

    Cost: $298

    Instructor: Gerald Bahm

    For more information, or to register, please contact the Fort St John campus at 250-787-6257 or email ebruvold@nlc.bc.ca  

    Office Hours: 8am-4pm, Monday to Friday

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  • Defensive Driving
    3/2/2017 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    Defensive Driving

    Defensive Driving - 1-day course

    Cost: $298

    Instructor: Gerald Bahm

    If you require more information, or would like to register, please contact the Dawson Creek WFTR Department at 250-784-7587 or email kneedham@nlc.bc.ca 

    Office Hours: 8am-4pm, Monday to Friday

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  • Communication Strategies
    3/2/2017 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Communication Strategies

    Customer Service Skills - Communication Strategies

    2-Day Course (March 2 & 7)

    Cost:  $335,     Course is FREE for Tumbler Ridge Residents

    Instructor: Dawn Pouliot

    For information, or to register, please contact the Tumbler Ridge Campus at 250-242-5591 or TRStudentServices@nlc.bc.ca

    Office Hours: 8am - 4pm, Monday to Friday

    Read more
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  • Fall Protection
    3/3/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Fall Protection

    1-day course

    Cost: $335

    Book: $46.00

    Certification: Greenseal, valid for three years.

    Falls from heights, even relatively low elevations, can result in serious injuries. The proper use of fall protection equipment — in addition to planning, supervision, and training — can reduce or eliminate the risk of falling. The Occupational Health and Safety Regulation requires workers to use fall protection systems when they could fall from a height of 3 m (10 ft.) or more, or where a fall from a lesser height could result in serious injury.

    Read more
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  • Bullet Journaling: The Analog System for a Digital Age
    3/4/2017 9:00 AM
    1218

    Bullet Journaling: The Analog System for a Digital Age

    Bullet Journaling:  The Analog System for a Digital Age

    One-day course, 9am - 12pm

    Cost: $135 +tax

    Supplies:  Students will need to bring their own Blank notebook/journal, preferred writing utensil(s) and a ruler.

    The Bullet Journal is a customizable organization system that can be used as your sketch pad, diary, and to-do list.  A fundamental way to get and stay organized that can be applied in all areas of your life in a way that is personalized to your individual, household, and professional needs.  This system will teach you to do more with less!

    Read more
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  • Microsoft Word Core Certification
    3/6/2017
    992

    Microsoft Word Core Certification

    5-week ONLINE Instructor-led course (March 6 - 31)

    Cost: $367

    Certification: JasperActive, Certificate of Completion.

    Microsoft Word Core course teaches the user how to use core skills to work with business documents such as letters, forms, and newsletters. The user will acquire fundamental concepts and skills, building on this foundation as they continue to increase their productivity to apply creative features and enhance various documents. Successful completion of the certification exam provides a competitive advantage by validating the knowledge and skill sets for individuals who may be seeking employment or further job opportunities in their careers.  This online course offers you the convenience of online study from home, with the classroom benefits of having an instructor available to help you..    

    This course is also offered as a Self-Paced option without an instructor. (Different timeline and costs are associated with this option.)

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  • Microsoft Excel Core Certification
    3/6/2017
    993

    Microsoft Excel Core Certification

    5-week ONLINE Instructor-led course (March 6 - 31)

    Cost: $367

    Certification: JasperActive, Certificate of Completion.

    Microsoft Excel Core teaches the user how to work with different types of documents using a variety of core and intermediate features to create and edit professional-looking spreadsheets for a variety of purposes and situations. Some topics may appear to be basic skill sets but are discussed in more detail, exploring at a higher level different options that can be chosen or applied for that skill set. Successful completion of the certification exam provides a competitive advantage by validating the knowledge and skill sets for individuals who may be seeking employment or further job opportunities in their careers    

    This course is also offered as a Self-Paced option without an instructor. Separate timeline and costs are associated with this option.

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  • Microsoft Outlook Certification
    3/6/2017
    994

    Microsoft Outlook Certification

    5-week ONLINE Instructor-led course (March 6 -31)

    Cost: $367

    Certification: JasperActive, Certificate of Completion.

    Microsoft Outlook Certification teaches the user how to use the various elements such as Mail, Calendar or Contacts to coordinate communications and collaborations with others. The user will acquire fundamental concepts and skills, building on this foundation as they increase their productivity in communication and sharing information with others. Successful completion of the certification exam provides a competitive advantage by validating the knowledge and skill sets for individuals who may be seeking employment or further job opportunities in their careers.  This online course offers you the convenience of online study from home, with the classroom benefits of having an instructor available to help you with any questions.    

    This course is also offered as a Self-Paced option without an instructor. Different timeline and costs are associated with this option.

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  • Air Brakes
    3/7/2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    1094

    Air Brakes

    3-day course (March 7,8,9)

    Cost: $598

    Certification: ICBC, Valid for 3 years.

    PPE Requirements: coveralls, steel toe boots, clear safety glasses are mandatory to attend course

    Prerequisites: Must have a valid BC Driver's Licence.

    Airbrakes will cover the basic functions of Airbrake systems, their maintenance and service. Northern Lights College Airbrakes course consists of two 8 hour days of theory. All 16 hours of theory is mandatory. Day three, upon passing the theory is split into two groups of five students or less for the practical.

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  • H2S Alive
    3/7/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    H2S Alive

    1-Day Course

    Cost: $372    (course: $317, book: $55)

    Certification: Enform, valid for three years.

    Learn how to work safely in and around hydrogen sulphide (H2S) environments. Topics covered in course include basic rescue techniques, physical properties of H2S, health hazards of H2S, protection from H2S, hands-on experience operating a self-contained breathing apparatus and performing rescue lift and drag exercises.

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  • Introductory Lessons in Piano
    3/7/2017 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Introductory Lessons in Piano

    Tuesdays & Wednesdays (12 weeks)

    Starting January 10 & 11,  Ending March 28 & 29

    Each student will receive 30 minutes of one-on-one time between 3:30 and 5:30 each day.

    Cost: $265 for all 12 weeks.

    Instructor: Roseanne Crisfield

    For more information, or to register, please contact the Chetwynd Campus at 250-788-2248 or slekavy@nlc.bc.ca or btupper@nlc.bc.ca

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  • Confined Space Entry Level II
    3/8/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Confined Space Entry Level II

    1 Day Course

    Cost: $342     (course: $335, book: $7)

    Certification: WorkSafe BC, valid for three years.

    PPE Required: Coveralls, Hardhat, Steel toe boots, gloves, clear safety glasses

    Confined spaces in the workplace pose a significant risk of injury and death. Hazards in confined spaces can result in fire, explosion, unconsciousness, asphyxiation, or drowning. Confined space incidents can happen suddenly, often without any warning that something is wrong. Employers must take the necessary steps to ensure worker safety around confined spaces

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  • Oilfield Hauler Course
    3/10/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Oilfield Hauler Course

    OHC - 1 Day Course

    (Previously known as Heavy Haulers)

    Cost: $382     (course: $335, book: $47)

    Certification: Enform, valid for 3 years.

    Gain knowledge to help improve your ability to safely operate heavy vehicles used within the oil and gas industry. Designed for Oil and gas workers who operate heavy vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 15,000kg and higher.  Tops covered includes regulatory requirements, hazard assessment and control, vehicle inspection and maintenance, cargo management, vehicle handling, and journey management.  

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  • FoodSafe Level 1
    3/11/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    986

    FoodSafe Level 1

    One day course

    Cost: $317.00   Manual: $11.50

    Certification: Northern BC Foodsafe Council, valid for five (5) years.

    Instructor: Crystal Brown

    FOODSAFE Level 1 is a food handling, sanitation and work safety course designed for front line food service workers such as cooks, servers, bussers, dishwashers, and deli workers.  The course covers important food safety and worker safety information including foodborne illness, receiving and storing food, preparing food, serving food, cleaning and sanitizing.

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