North Island College - Diploma

North Island College is a two-year community college located in Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada. North Island College offers diploma programmes and professional certificates courses in the areas of Business, Tourism, Education, Health Care and more.

School Description

North Island College(NIC) was initially established in the year 1975 to serve the small and dispersed population of coastal towns and villages with a distance education system. North Island College earned a well-deserved reputation as a leader in open learning. 1990 onwards the process of building physical campuses to serve the community began, and the school's Comox campus was opened in the year 1992 followed by Port Alberni’s campus in 1995 and the Campbell River campus in 1997.

Today, North Island College(NIC) has extended its reach within British Columbia province with four campuses and one centre that altogether serve a population of 157,000 students. North Island College offers over 80 programmes and 1000 courses in areas of Business, Education, Tourism and more. North Island College hosted more than 300 international students from 36 countries including China, India, Nigeria, South Korea and more in the academic year 2016/17. North Island College is committed to providing high quality education at affordable rates which makes it an ideal educational institution for international students.

Diploma Programs

  • 2300 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 8N6, Canada

    Academic English

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.

  • 2300 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 8N6, Canada

    Administration Assistant

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    An integrated or undifferentiated program in one or more of the legal research or advanced practice fields.

  • 2300 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 8N6, Canada

    Adult Basic Education

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

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    Advanced Communication and Interactive Design

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the development, use, critical evaluation, and regulation of new electronic communication technologies using computer applications; and that prepares individuals to function as developers and managers of digital communications media. Includes instruction in computer and telecommunications technologies and processes; design and development of digital communications; marketing and distribution; digital communications regulation, law, and policy; the study of human interaction with, and use of, digital media; and emerging trends and issues.

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    Associate of Arts

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    Graduates learn strong critical thinking and research skills and are well-prepared for positions in business, journalism, law, federal and provincial government, education and academic careers.

  • 2300 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 8N6, Canada

    Associate of Science

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of social systems, social institutions, and social behavior.

  • 2300 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 8N6, Canada

    Automotive Service Technician

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing and end-product systems used for specific uses, including machine tools, jigs and other manufacturing equipment; stationary power units and appliances; engines; self-propelled vehicles; housings and containers; hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement; and the integration of computers and remote control with operating systems.

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    Business Administration Cettificate

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

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    Business Administration Diploma

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

  • 2300 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 8N6, Canada

    Computing Accounting Assistant

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

  • 2300 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 8N6, Canada

    Criminology

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of crime as a sociopathological phenomenon, the behavior of criminals, and the social institutions evolved to respond to crime. Includes instruction in the theory of crime, psychological and social bases of criminal behavior, social value systems and the theory of punishment, criminal law and criminal justice systems, penology, rehabilitation and recidivism, studies of specific types of crime, social attitudes and policy, and applications to specific issues in law enforcement administration and policy.

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    Culinary Arts

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to manage travel-related enterprises and related convention and/or tour services. Includes instruction in travel agency management, tour arranging and planning, convention and event planning, travel industry operations and procedures, tourism marketing and promotion strategies, travel counseling, travel industry law, international and domestic operations, and travel and tourism policy.

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    Early Childhood Care and Education Certificate

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to infant and pre-school age children with special learning needs or disabilities, and that prepares individuals to teach such students. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

  • 2300 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 8N6, Canada

    Early Childhood Care and Education Diploma

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to infant and pre-school age children with special learning needs or disabilities, and that prepares individuals to teach such students. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

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    Engineering Foundations Certificate

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems.

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    Fine Arts Diploma

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    Graduates learn strong critical thinking and research skills and are well-prepared for positions in business, journalism, law, federal and provincial government, education and academic careers.

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    Global Business Management

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    An advanced, professional study of the law, policies, and regulations governing transnational business and commercial practices, including the specialized tax law related to international financial transactions.

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    Global Tourism and Hospitality Management Advanced Certificate

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to manage travel-related enterprises and related convention and/or tour services. Includes instruction in travel agency management, tour arranging and planning, convention and event planning, travel industry operations and procedures, tourism marketing and promotion strategies, travel counseling, travel industry law, international and domestic operations, and travel and tourism policy.

  • 2300 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 8N6, Canada

    Global Tourism and Hospitality Management Advanced Diploma

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to manage travel-related enterprises and related convention and/or tour services. Includes instruction in travel agency management, tour arranging and planning, convention and event planning, travel industry operations and procedures, tourism marketing and promotion strategies, travel counseling, travel industry law, international and domestic operations, and travel and tourism policy.

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    Health Care Assistant

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares registered nurses to promote health and provide preventive and curative nursing services for groups or communities under the supervision of a public health agency. Includes instruction in community and rural health, family therapy and intervention, disease prevention, health education, and community health assessment.

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    Heavy Mechanical Foundation

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing and end-product systems used for specific uses, including machine tools, jigs and other manufacturing equipment; stationary power units and appliances; engines; self-propelled vehicles; housings and containers; hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement; and the integration of computers and remote control with operating systems.

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    Interactive Media Certificate

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on how messages in various media are produced, used, and interpreted within and across different contexts, channels, and cultures, and that prepare individuals to apply communication knowledge and skills professionally.

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    Legal Administrative Assistant

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals for the legal profession, for related support professions and professional legal research, and focus on the study of legal issues in non-professional programs.

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    Mobile Application Development Certificate

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of professionals who use computer systems. Includes instruction in basic computer design and architecture, programming, problems of specific computer applications, component and system maintenance and inspection procedures, hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair, and report preparation.

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    Nursing

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

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    Prep Cook Certificate

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to manage travel-related enterprises and related convention and/or tour services. Includes instruction in travel agency management, tour arranging and planning, convention and event planning, travel industry operations and procedures, tourism marketing and promotion strategies, travel counseling, travel industry law, international and domestic operations, and travel and tourism policy.

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    Professional Accountant

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

  • 2300 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 8N6, Canada

    Social Service Diploma

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the professional practice of social welfare administration and counseling, and that focus on the study of organized means of providing basic support services for vulnerable individuals and groups. Includes instruction in social welfare policy; case work planning; social counseling and intervention strategies; administrative procedures and regulations; and specific applications in areas such as child welfare and family services, probation, employment services, and disability counseling.

  • 2300 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 8N6, Canada

    Tourism and Hospitality Management Certificate

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to manage travel-related enterprises and related convention and/or tour services. Includes instruction in travel agency management, tour arranging and planning, convention and event planning, travel industry operations and procedures, tourism marketing and promotion strategies, travel counseling, travel industry law, international and domestic operations, and travel and tourism policy.

  • 2300 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 8N6, Canada

    Tourism and Hospitality Management Diploma

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to manage travel-related enterprises and related convention and/or tour services. Includes instruction in travel agency management, tour arranging and planning, convention and event planning, travel industry operations and procedures, tourism marketing and promotion strategies, travel counseling, travel industry law, international and domestic operations, and travel and tourism policy.

  • 2300 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 8N6, Canada

    TV and Film crew Training

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of dramatic works and their performance. Includes instruction in major works of dramatic literature, dramatic styles and types, and the principles of organizing and producing full live or filmed productions.

  • 2300 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 8N6, Canada

    Web and Mobile Application Development

    CAD 12,730 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of professionals who use computer systems. Includes instruction in basic computer design and architecture, programming, problems of specific computer applications, component and system maintenance and inspection procedures, hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair, and report preparation.

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    NIC’s facilities serve a region of 80,000 square kilometers that includes northern Vancouver Island and the BC mainland coast from Desolation Sound to Klemtu.

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