NIC Turns 40
In 1975, NIC serviced the North Island out of converted buses and two dozen locally staffed learning centres, from Alert Bay to San Josef Bay, providing a means for communities to diversity from the forest industry. Nigel and Adele Bailey drove one of NIC's converted school buses down logging roads in to Zeballos, Woss Lake and Nimpkish Camp in the mid 1980s. "It didn't matter what the road was like on the way home," said Nigel. "When one person found success, you left motivated..."
Study Early Childhood Care & Education Part Time
Connect with early childhood educators across the North Island as you work toward your BC Licence to Practice.
Keep your commitments while you gain new perspectives, in-demand skills, and professional development credit this year.
For more information or to register for a course, call 250-724-8711.
2016/2017 Learner Guide
Pursue your interests or advance your career. Download the 2016/2017 Learner Guide, your complete guide to programs and courses in Port Alberni, including:
First aid and safety courses
Academic, health, trades training programs and courses
English, math, and science upgrading, and more!
For a list of programs and courses available in Port Alberni, see our Programs and Courses page or call 250-724-8711.
University Just Got Closer
Choose from university studies courses available online, in person, and via high-definition interactive TV. Start your degree at NIC and access top universities across Canada, including the UVic, VIU, and the University of Manitoba. Courses include:
ANT-151 Physical Anthropology and Archeology
EDU-102 Teaching: Making an Informed Decision
ENG-126 Composition & Indigenous Literature II
GEO-112 Introduction to Human Geography II
CHE-051 College Preparatory Chemistry
And many more!
Not all courses transfer to all institutions. Check with an advisor to create a study plan that works for you!