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Events & Notices

April

When: Thursday, April 16 to Jun 04
Where: Trades Training Centre, Comox Valley Campus
Cost: $699 + gst
Course Code: GENI 1257

Develop your woodworking skills in one of the North Island's best equipped Trades Training Centres this spring!

NIC is offering Comox Valley residents a new Introduction to Carpentry course for beginner carpenters.

Access NIC's equipment in new Trades Training Centre as you learn to safely use table saws, jointers, planers, sanders, routers, and drills.

You'll create hands-on projects with expert instructors from NIC's Carpenter Apprentice programs.

Students are required to wear CSA safety footwear in the shop, as well as bring an imperial and metric measuring tape, notebook, and pen to class. All other supplies are included.

The course runs Thursday evenings, from April 16 to June 4, 2015, from 6:30 to 9:30 pm.

Class size is limited. Register before the April 7, 2015 registration deadline to secure your spot.

Register online or call 250-334-5005 for more information.

When: Tuesday, April 28
Where: Student Lounge, Tyee Hall, Comox Valley Campus
Cost: Free

Want to create connections with some of Vancouver Island's newest up-and-coming creatives and developers?

Join NIC's Interactive Media and Design program graduates April 28 to celebrate, socialize, and network with the creative community in the Comox Valley.

The showcase celebrates students' work as they launch their professional careers and highlights their best work.

View a wide range of student work, including skills in graphic design, digital art, photography, UI design, web applications and web development.

Doors open at 5 pm in the Student Lounge located in Tyee Hall on the NIC's Comox Valley campus.
 
For more information, or to view the student work online, visit the official website of the 2015 graduating class at nicshowcase.ca.
 

 

Thanks to the generous support of our donors, North Island College is able to offer students in excess of $250,000 in scholarships and bursaries each year.  The deadline to apply is April 30, 2015.

To view available scholarships and bursaries, and to apply online, visit Awards.

Questions? Please contact Erin Petersen at  250-334-5000 x 4039.


 

May

When: Thursday, May 7 or Tuesday, June 2 from 6:30-9:30 pm
Where: Metal Jewellery Design Studio, Campbell River Campus

Get the technical skills you need to work within the jewellery industry, or run your own studio or business.

Attend one of two free information sessions Thursday, May 7 or Tuesday, June 2 to learn about NIC's Metal Jewellery Design certificate program and part-time courses. Meet instructors, ask questions, and discover the field of jewellery making and design.

Both sessions run from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Admission is free, but registration is required using the course code GENI 1212.

For more information, contact Julia Peters at 250-923-9724 or email julia.peters@nic.bc.ca

When: Friday, May 08 at 7:00 PM
Where: Shadbolt Studios, Comox Valley Campus

Opening Reception: May 8 from 7-9 pm
Exhibition: May 8-29, 2015 from 9 am to 4 pm

Join NIC staff and students in celebrating NIC's talented Fine Art & Design diploma graduates of 2015.

Meet the artists and enjoy a remarkable selection of works displaying the best works this year.

The opening reception takes place in the Shadbolt Studios of NIC's Comox Valley Campus on May 8 from 7 to 9 pm. The exhibition runs May 8 to May 29, Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm. Don't miss it!

When: Tuesday, May 19 to May 28
Where: Campbell River Campus
Cost: $750, including textbooks
Course Code: WFT - PT

Prepare now for summer employment as a wildland firefighter during the Wildfire Crew Member Training program, this May at the Campbell River campus.

Develop key skills knowledge to fight wildfires in BC and Alberta, including crew training, fire suppression, and wildfire entrapment avoidance.

Additional training is available after the course as needed, including:

  • Occupational OFA Level 1 (OFA 101), May 30, $90
  • Transportation Endorsement (OFA 015), May 31, $105
  • Radio Communications-Aeronautical (ROC-010), June 1, $150
  • Helicopter Safety, (WFO 018), June 2, (morning), $55
  • Incident Command (WFO 019), June 2, (afternoon), $55
  • Power Saw Certification Enform (WFO 023), June 3-5,  $770
  • Standard First Aid with Level C CPR (FAC 021), June 6-7, $155

Limited space available, apply early to secure your seat. Program runs May 19 to 28, Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, at the Campbell River campus.

For more information or to register, contact Wendy Samaroden at 250-923-9728.

June

Congratulations to our 2015 NIC graduates! 

NIC's Mt. Waddington Regional Campus Graduation Ceremony will provide a memorable occasion for proud family members and friends, and allow graduates to celebrate their accomplishment with faculty and classmates. 

Ceremony & Reception - June 10, 6:30 pm start at the Mt. Waddington Regional campus (9300 Trustee Road) in Port Hardy

Learn more online about participating in graduation.

Or contact Sarah Deagle at 250-923-9709 for more information.

Congratulations to our 2015 NIC graduates!

NIC's Port Alberni Graduation Ceremony will provide a memorable occasion for proud family members and friends, and allow graduates to celebrate their accomplishment with faculty and classmates.

Ceremony & Reception - June 16, 1 pm start at the Alberni Athletic Hall (3727 Roger Street) with reception to follow the Port Alberni campus Gathering Place.

Learn more online about participating in graduation.

Or contact Nancy Twynam at 250-724-8704 for more information.

Congratulations to our 2015 NIC graduates!

NIC's Comox Valley Graduation Ceremony will provide a memorable occasion for proud family members and friends, and allow graduates to celebrate their accomplishment with faculty and classmates.

Ceremony & Reception – June 18, 1 pm start at the Comox Valley Sports Centre (3001 Vanier Drive) with reception to follow at the Comox Valley campus.

Learn more online about participating in graduation.

Or contact Darin Bellham at 250-334-5038 for more information.

Congratulations to our 2015 NIC graduates!

NIC's Campbell River Graduation Ceremony will provide a memorable occasion for proud family members and friends, and allow graduates to celebrate their accomplishment with faculty and classmates.

Ceremony & Reception – June 23, 2 pm start at the Tidemark Theatre (1220 Shoppers Row) with reception to follow in the lobby.

Learn more online about participating in graduation.

Or contact Sarah Deagle at 250-923-9709 for more information.