The Applied Business Technology program prepares students to work in offices in business, government, and industry. The demand for administrative assistants in government, municipal offices, accounting firms, oil and gas, legal, and health care is growing, and employers actively seek our graduates. Students are trained in current software packages and administrative procedures in order to be prepared for employment upon graduation. This program teaches current office skills in word processing, keyboarding, spreadsheets, automated accounting, and bookkeeping. Business communications and office procedures courses enable students to develop the soft skills necessary for success in today’s offices. Students utilize current Microsoft Office software in the program.
Northern Lights College (NLC) is British Columbia’s Energy College, serving northern British Columbia in an area covering more than 324,000 square kilometres. NLC opened in 1975.
NLC has campus locations in Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John, and Tumbler Ridge, along with access centres in Atlin, Dease Lake and Hudson’s Hope.
NLC is a member of British Columbia Colleges (BC Colleges), a provincial group comprised of 11 colleges from throughout the Province of British Columbia.
BC Colleges has a unique regional advantage and a long history of collaboration with industry, employers, communities and policymakers.
This collaborative approach allows BC Colleges to graduate highly skilled workers who are equipped to support their families, build healthier communities, and power the economy in all regions of British Columbia. NLC is the College of choice for Energy, Technology, and Academic Learning.
At NLC, our mission statement is "Enriching lives, communities and industry in Northern BC and the world through accessible, applied, and academic learning."
Our values include: