Applied Business Technology Certificate Northern Lights College

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.

Degree Awarded
Start Dates
01 Sep 2023
1 Years
Cost of Living
CAD 8,500
Application Fee (one-time)
CAD 100
LOA Deposit (one-time)
CAD 6,000
Minimum Deposit (per semester)
CAD 6,000
Tuition Fee (per year)
CAD 10,850
Cost of Living (per year)
CAD 8,500
Starting Date Open 01 Sep 2023
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Northern Lights College

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: 

  1. Accountability – Establishing and achieving objectives that are cost-effective and open to public review. 
  2. Collaboration – Achieving desired results for students and stakeholders through teamwork within Northern Lights College, and cooperation with other institutions and organizations. 
  3. Excellence – Constantly striving to achieve and foster excellence in everything.
  4. Inclusion – Acknowledging and valuing individual perspectives and diversity. 
  5. Innovation – Encouraging and supporting the development of creative initiatives that address opportunities for constructive change. 
  6. Learner-Centered – Providing programming, instruction, and services that meet the development, employment, and health and safety needs of the students and staff. 
  7. Respect – Treating each person fairly and equitably. 
Frequently Asked Questions
step 1
Complete application
Fill the Global application form
step 2
Get shortlisted and receive the offer letter
The candidates will be evaluated based on their profile, i.e. professional experience and academic scores
step 3
Block your seat
Upon receiving the offer letter, block your seat by paying a caution amount.
step 4
Document Submission
Submit self attested documents as per the lost of documents in the offer letter
step 5
Complete the payment
Pay the balance fee. 0% interest EMI options available.

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