Northern Lakes College
|Northern Lakes College|
|Established||25 August 1999|
|Type||Public comprehensive community college|
|Location||Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada
|Campus||suburban/remote Northern Alberta 25 campuses include Slave Lake and Grouard|
|Former names||Alberta Vocational Centre Grouard, Alberta Vocational College|
|Affiliations||ACCC, CCAA, AACTI, Alberta-North|
|Website||Northern Lakes College|
Administrative offices are located in Slave Lake and Grouard, Alberta, with a staff of more than 275 working in more than 25 campuses. The college connects students from throughout the region with the latest in real-time teaching and learning technology to create manageable class cohorts.
The college is a member of the Alberta Rural Development Network.
The college offers education and training programs that include: trades and apprenticeship, career education, university studies and work force development. Career choices include the following: 
- Business Administration
- Emergency Medical Responder
- Community Liaison
- Health Care
- Office Administration
- Power Engineering
- Practical Nurse
- Production Field Operations
- Rehabilitation Therapy
- Social Work
The following communities are served by Northern Lakes College: 
The college was established on August 25, 1999, on the foundation of Alberta Vocational College. Alberta Vocational College was in turn formed in 1988, by the amalgamation of Alberta Vocational Centre Grouard and a network of 26 community vocational centres for first nations students in northern Alberta.
On 1 September 1997, the college was converted from a provincially administered school into a public board governed college.
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