School District 70 (Alberni)
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Dual Credit

at all secondary schools

Students may apply for post-secondary certificate programs and university transfer courses during their Grade 11 year.  The offerings can be at various post-secondary institutions, though most are with North Island College in Port Alberni and will vary from year to year.

Certificates

These are offered as a partnership between School District 70 and North Island College.  Students enrolled in certificate programs attend a full-time program at North Island College in their Grade 12 year and they are sponsored by the School District.  As part of this agreement, SD70 (Alberni) will pay the student's tuition.  As well, students will earn credits at both their High School and NIC.  Current offerings include: 
  • Health Care Assistant
  • Early Childhood Care & Education
  • Business Administration
  • Educational Assistant/Community Support Certificates  

University Transfer Academic Courses

Academic Dual Credit courses are offered as a partnership between School District 70 and North Island College.  Students enrolled in these courses typically attend NIC in the afternoons of their 2nd Semester in Grade 12, taking one or two post-secondary courses.  As part of this agreement, SD70 (Alberni) will pay the student's tuition.  As well, students will earn credits at both their High School and NIC.  The course selection varies each year and has included:  English, Psychology, Criminology and Biology.

For more information on North Island College programs go to http://www.nic.bc.ca/programs/default.aspx.