The Programs

By , May 2, 2009

What are Dual Credit programs?

For more information, take a look at the Career Pathways brochure!

Dual Credit Programs allow students in grades 11 and 12 to gain credits towards secondary school graduation while also earning credits in a post-secondary course, trade or Apprenticeship.

How much does it cost?

Each participating School District has reached an agreement with Northern Lights College regarding the payment of tuition fees for Dual Credit programs. For details, check with your secondary school councellor.

How do I apply?

  • Meet with your secondary school counsellor.
  • Ensure that you have completed the required prerequisites before the program starts.
  • Design your timetable to accommodate the Dual Credit program.
  • Sign the Letter of Understanding and have your parent or guardian sign.
  • Complete an NLC Application form and return it to your counsellor, who will forward it to the College with all paperwork completed.

Where are the programs offered?

Individual Dual Credit programs are offered at specific NLC campuses or via online or distributed delivery models. Residence space is available at the Dawson Creek and Fort St. John campuses. Please note that minimum age for living in residence is 17 years.

What are my choices?

Talk to your school counselor about everything that’s available to you. For comprehensive information on programs offered, check out the detailed descriptions and sample schedules found in the program drop down selection box at the top of the page. Your counselor can help you plan your program and develop your individual schedule.


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