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Education in Drayton Valley
The Town of Drayton Valley is excited to announce a new education partnership with Northern Lakes College! Northern Lakes brings 50 years of expertise to support the distance education needs in Drayton Valley and the surrounding area.
Starting in January 2021, Northern Lakes College will be offering services to Drayton Valley! Students can study from home, or work, or access their courses at the Clean Energy Technology Centre!
Northern Lakes College is a natural fit for Drayton Valley as it has a proven education model that caters to the unique education needs and challenges of rural Alberta communities. With 24 locations in rural communities throughout northern Alberta, the addition of this 25th location speaks to the College’s ability to effectively meet learning needs in rural communities. Northern Lakes College provides a broad range of programming, including Academic Upgrading, Apprenticeship and Pre-Employment Trades, Business and Administrative Studies, Health Careers, Human Service Careers, Resource Technology and University Studies. Many programs available through Northern Lakes College offer dual credit opportunities, allowing high school students to receive credit for college-level courses while still in high school!
Programming & How to Apply
Courses available through Northern Lakes College include:
- Business Administration
- Office Administration
- Early Learning and Childcare Certificate or Diploma
- Human Resources Management
- University Studies
Northern Lakes College also offers various Resource Technology courses such as Oilfield Operator, and Apprenticeship and Pre-Employment Trade opportunities!
To browse Northern Lakes College Programs, visit https://www.northernlakescollege.ca/programs-courses.
Those interested in programming for January are encouraged to apply soon! Contact Northern Lakes College at 1-866-652-3456 or visit https://www.northernlakescollege.ca/apply-now
Questions or general inquires can be directed to:
Education Consortium Coordinator