Explore Trades for Adults

Program Description

Explore Trades for Adults introduces students to a variety of trades paths available at NLC in a short period of time. Students will gain an understanding of the standards, materials, instructional methods and academic performance associated with various foundation and apprenticeship trades pathways through exposure to 4 of the trade areas available for study at Northern Lights College. 

The 4 trades areas of focus will be a combination selected from the following: Carpenter, Welder, Plumber, Electrician, Auto Service Technician, Heavy Mechanical Trades Technician, Millwright, Cook, or Oil & Gas Operator.

Location: Any campus with sufficient enrolment

Length: 300 hours (typically 12 weeks)

Start: TBD

Fees: Current Fee Schedule

Admission Prerequisites

Must be 19 years old by the first day of classes.

Important Notes

  1. The program is affiliated with the ITA.
  2. The program is NOT eligible for Canada Student Loans.
  3. CSA approved steel toed safety boots
  4. Students are required to have a computer (PC or laptop) with minimum computer requirements as listed on the NLC website (www.nlc.bc.ca/Services/InformationTechnology/minPC).
  5. 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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Do you need more information?
Program Contact: trades@nlc.bc.ca