Northern Lakes College

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Northern Lakes College
Former names
Alberta Vocational College Lesser Slave Lake
Type Public comprehensive community college
Established 25 August 1999
President Ann Everatt
Administrative staff
Undergraduates available
Postgraduates not available
Other students
Location Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada
55°16′28″N 114°46′38″W / 55.27454°N 114.77736°W / 55.27454; -114.77736Coordinates: 55°16′28″N 114°46′38″W / 55.27454°N 114.77736°W / 55.27454; -114.77736
Campus suburban/remote Northern Alberta 25 campuses include Slave Lake and Grouard
Affiliations ACCC, CCAA, AACTI, Alberta-North
Website Northern Lakes College

Northern Lakes College is a publicly funded comprehensive community college in northern Alberta, Canada.

Administrative offices are located in Slave Lake and Grouard, Alberta, with a staff of more than 275 working in more than 25 community 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.

Education programs[edit]

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: [2]

  • Business Administration
  • Emergency Medical Responder
  • Community Liaison
  • Forestry
  • Health Care
  • Office Administration
  • Petroleum
  • Power Engineering
  • Practical Nurse
  • Production Field Operations
  • Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Social Work
  • Teaching


The following communities are served by Northern Lakes College: [3]


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.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Northern Lakes College. "College History". Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  2. ^ Northern Lakes College. "Programs". Archived from the original on 2008-01-21. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  3. ^ Northern Lakes College. "Locations". Archived from the original on 2007-10-12. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 

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