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Intake
  • Fall

Study Options
  • Work
    Experience
  • Location
    Campbell River
  • Campuses
    Campbell River

    Resources

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    City of Campbell River
  • Length
    One Year
  • Tuition Estimate
    $4570 Total
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $320 Total
  • Credential Granted
    Certificate

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Application Deadline Advice

Students are accepted on a first applied, first qualified basis. Early application is encouraged.

Application Fee: $25

Academic

1. English

One of:

  • English 12 (C)
  • English 12 First Peoples (C)
  • ENG 060 (C)
  • ENG 096 (C)
  • ENG 098 (C)
  • ESL 090 (C)
  • assessment

2. Math

One of:

  • Principles of Math 10 (C)
  • Foundations and Pre-Calculus 10 (C)
  • Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 10 (C)
  • Applications of Math 10 (C)
  • MAT 029 (C)
  • assessment

Non-Academic

  • keyboarding speed of at least 50 words per minute
  • submit a Criminal Record Check
  • complete the Immunization form that indicates Rubella IgG reactive and Varicella immune status

Admission Advice

1. You can book a keyboarding testing time with a Registration Assistant or an Assessment Clerk at your local campus.

2. A TB test may be required for practicum placement

3. Strong word processing skills are an asset.

4. Strong study skills and the ability to maintain a heavy homework load are essential for success in the program.

5. Your practicum placements may be scheduled during day shifts. You may need to make arrangements for vacation leave and/or daycare arrangements for these placements.

6. Most employers require secondary school graduation as a standard for employment. You may wish to contact an advisor to discuss upgrading and/or Grade 12 completion options.

English Language Requirements

Summary
If English is not your first language, you can either submit TOEFL/IELTS results or complete college-prep English for entry into academic programs.

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General Admission Requirements (All Students)

Age Requirement - You must normally be at least 18 years old to attend North Island College. If under 18 years old, you may be admitted:

  • if you have secondary school graduation and will turn 18 years old before the end of the first calendar year of your post-secondary studies; or
  • by special request and discussion with an NIC counsellor.

English Language Requirement - You must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for your desired program.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program.

Special Note: The specific admission requirements for North Island programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

Out-of-Province

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program.

Special Note: The specific admission requirements for North Island programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

BC Transfer Student

Transfer credit may be granted and used to meet program admission requirements or program requirements leading to a credential.

NIC will grant credit for formal learning gained at post-secondary institutions if the course objectives and material are equivalent to courses offered at NIC. Only credits, not grades, are transferred.

You must apply for transfer credit and provide official transcripts directly from, or in sealed envelopes, from the sending institution. The Application for Transfer Credit form may be found here.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

Transfer credit may be granted and used to meet program admission requirements or program requirements leading to a credential.

NIC will grant credit for formal learning gained at post-secondary institutions if the course objectives and material are equivalent to courses offered at NIC. Only credits, not grades, are transferred.

You must apply for transfer credit and provide official transcripts directly from, or in sealed envelopes, from the sending institution. The Application for Transfer Credit form may be found here.

Mature Student

If you are over 18 years old and  also meet citizenship and immigration requirements you will qualify for general admission to NIC. In addition, you must also meet the admission requirements of your intended program.

Special Note: The specific admission requirements for North Island programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

 

International Student

For details on International Student admission check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

You must normally be at least 18 years old to attend North Island College. If under 18 years old, you may be admitted:
  • if you have secondary school graduation and will turn 18 years old before the end of the first calendar year of your post-secondary studies; or
  • by special request and discussion with an NIC counsellor.

How to Apply

For details on applying to NIC check here.

Training in a program like this one can lead to different careers. Related occupations are presented to show potential career options, not definite outcomes.

Follow the links to learn more about these careers on WorkBC's career profiles.