Northern Lakes College

Northern Lakes College
Former names
Alberta Vocational College Lesser Slave Lake
TypePublic comprehensive community college
Established25 August 1999
PresidentAnn Everatt
Administrative staff
Undergraduates1,864 full time and part time credit students and 3,341 non credit students.
Postgraduatesnot available
Other students
Location, ,
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
Campussuburban/remote Northern Alberta 25 campuses include Slave Lake and Grouard
AffiliationsACCC, CCAA, AACTI, Alberta-North
WebsiteNorthern 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
  • Community Liaison
  • Forestry
  • Health Care
  • Office Administration
  • Paramedicine
  • 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". Archived from the original on 2007-09-21. 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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