Carpenter Tuition and Fees

The cost to attend technical training at NLC includes tuition, student fees, and instruction related fees.  Each level of technical training may have slightly different costs depending on the hours and shop supplies required.

Access the NLC Tuition Guide for current estimates for each level:

Note that rates for international students can be found in the International Tuition Guide.

Deposits and Refunds

All students are required to pay a $250 deposit to confirm their seat in a given level. All tuition and fees are due on the first day of classes. If you are unable to attend, partial refunds will be provided as follows:

  • Notify NLC more than 28 days prior to the start of the level: 90% of Tuition and all student and IR fees will be refunded.
  • Notify NLC between 28 days prior to the start of the level and before the first day of classes: 85% of Tuition and all student and IR fees will be refunded.
  • Notify NLC on the first day of classes until the end of the add/drop period: 85% of Tuition and no student or IR fees will be refunded.
  • No refund after the end of the add/drop period.

Changing your mind

If you are unable to start your training as planned, you must tell us, or pay in full. To drop your intake, please contact apprentice@nlc.bc.ca or come in person to any NLC campus.