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NIC Turns 40

North Island College has created tranformational education opportunities for students on the north island including Ucluelet, which was one of the first centres established by the college in the 70s. In 2013, NIC hosted one night of a first-year English course at the Tofino Botanical Gardens. The course was open to adults and high school students in Ucluelet...

University Just Got Closer

Who says you can't start your degree on the West Coast? Choose from university studies courses available online. Start your degree at NIC and access top universities across Canada, including:

Check with an advisor to create a study plan that works for you!

NIC Preps Students for Next Level of Learning

Local high school students are getting a leg up on their future university careers, thanks to the West Coast's North Island College campus. NIC first brought ENGL 115 and ENGL 120, Essay Writing and Critical Analysis and Introduction to Literature, to the West Coast in 2013 and now is serving up a second helping of dual-credit opportunities. Learn more on page 15 of the Westerly News.

Environment, Society and Sustainability (GEO-111)

Explore the complex relationships between people and the environment. Study impacts of human activity and resource exploitation on the environment and consider the potential for a sustainable society, using the ecosystems approach.

Topics include: climate change, water resources, marine resources, biodiversity loss, protected areas, endangered species, human population growth and more.

The course is eligible for NIC's Dual and Guaranteed Admission pathways to UVic and transfers to SFU, UBC and universities across BC. More.


For the Love
of Science

For Laura Griffith-Cochrane, the opportunity to graduate with a science degree, begin a career as the curator of Ucluelet's new aquarium, and do it all debt-free, was a dream come true. Read Laura's story.pdf

Qualify as an Early Childhood Educator Assistant in Ucluelet

Connect with early childhood educators across the North Island as you work toward your BC Certificate to Practice. Assistant certification enables you to care for children under the supervision of a fully certified early childhood educator. To qualify for ECE Assistant certification, you must complete at least one for-credit post-secondary course in an approved ECE training program in one of the following areas:

  • Developmental Journey - Part 1 (ECC-104)
  • Partnerships - Part I - Child Guidance ((ECC-114) offered spring 2017 in Ucluelet
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition in Childcare Settings (ECC-168) offered fall 2017 in Ucluelet

Earn the professional development credit you need to maintain your certification. Learn more.

First Aid and CPR Training

Increase your qualifications and job opportunities with first aid certification with our WorkSafeBC and Red Cross certified education and training.

For more information or to add your name to an interest list call 250-726-2697.

Marine Training

Develop essential skills for the workforce or expand your marine knowledge with our Transport Canada Marine Safety-approved courses.

For more information or to add your name to an interest list call 250-726-2697


Study Business Online

Study on your own time with a supportive online community of business students and instructors.

Start your Business Administration degree with our redeveloped online Business Administration certificate. Or, specialize your skills to work in medical, legal, and administration offices.

For more information or to register for a course, call 250-726-2697.

Study Anywhere

Visit the Programs & Courses page for a complete list of programs available online. Or search NIC Connect for courses offered at the Ucluelet Centre or by Distance Education.

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Ucluelet Centre

Box 198
10 - 1636 Peninsula Road
Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0

Student Services and Registration

Tel: 250-726-2697
Fax: 250-726-2698
or, contact:
Bill Morrison