Northern Training Division
Provides training solutions for business and industry. With offices at each of the Northern College Campuses, college staff offer its expertise and knowledge to develop and deliver courses, programs and services with one primary objective: to assist corporate clients achieve maximum work performance for their employees through targeted training.
Apprenticeship training is a hands on learning experience combining on-the-job training under the mentorship of more experienced workers and in-school learning. Most apprenticeships include 3 levels of in-school training and require approximately 2 to 5 years to complete. The college also offers pre-apprenticeship training as a bridging program into the trades.
Northern responds to community needs to develop courses of personal or professional interest. Continuing education is open to adults 19 years or older – some exceptions may apply. Courses are usually offered on a part-time basis, evenings or weekends. Some short courses, seminars, and workshops are offered during the week.
Community Based Training
Community Based Training involves the growth of partnerships with Indigenous Peoples to address the training and service needs of Indigenous communities. Indigenous communities recognize that education and training are key components of strong and viable economic and community development. Cultural standards and teachings are integrated into the planning and delivery to the greatest degree possible.