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Welcome, we're glad you're here!  Our Admissions department is here to help you start your education journey with NEC.  We offer a variety of programs in academic upgrading, business, health sciences, social sciences & humanities, or fine arts.  Most of our certificate and diploma programs are transferrable to other post-secondary schools in British Columbia.  Let's get started!

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Before you Apply

  • Ensure you have your personal information and transcripts ready to submit with your application
  • Returning applicants – contact the admissions department if you’d like to see your previous application or if you’d like to submit a new application
  • If you need help with applying or choosing a program, contact our admissions advisor at or call (604) 873-3772 Ext. 328

Download a Student Application to submit by fax or drop off at our admissions department in-person.  You can also Apply Online!





Interested in a Longhouse tour?

High School Tours

  • Schedule a tour 4 weeks in advance
  • High school students in grades 9-12
  • Groups of 15 must have one chaperone
  • Maximum group size is 30 students

Community Organizations

  • Schedule a tour 4 weeks in advance
  • Maximum group size is 25


Program Terms


Summer 2019

Fall 2018

Winter 2019

Aboriginal Adult Basic Education



Aboriginal Early Childhood Education  

Aboriginal Justice Studies  

Aboriginal Tourism Operations  

Aboriginal Tourism Management  

Aboriginal Youth Care  

Family and Community Counselling  

Health Care Assistant  

  • Acute Care

  • Mental Health

  • Palliative Care

Northwest Coast Jewellery Arts  


Office Administration  

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