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You’ve decided to take your education further. Where do you start? What career path do you want to follow? What schools can take you there? (Hint: you can do it all in Northern BC)

There’s some good advice at the EducationPlannerBC site.

  • Professional Cook 1: Apprenticeship
    Institution:
    CNC
    Program Credentials:
    Apprenticeship
    Approx. Cost of Books: Contact: Debbie Sluyter sluyterd@cnc.bc.ca 250.562.5843 or 1.800.371.8111
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $3374 Total
    Application Fee: N/A
    Application Advice: Applications may be submitted at any time. Early application is strongly recommended.
  • Professional Cook 1: Apprenticeship
    Institution:
    NLC
    Program Credentials:
    Apprenticeship
  • Professional Cook 1: Apprenticeship
    Institution:
    NWCC
    Program Credentials:
    Apprenticeship
  • Professional Cook 2: Apprenticeship
    Institution:
    CNC
    Program Credentials:
    Apprenticeship
  • Professional Cook 2: Apprenticeship
    Institution:
    NWCC
    Program Credentials:
    Apprenticeship
  • Professional Cook 2: Apprenticeship
    Institution:
    NLC
    Program Credentials:
    Apprenticeship
  • Professional Cook 3: Apprenticeship
    Institution:
    CNC
    Program Credentials:
    Apprenticeship
  • Professional Cook Certificate
    Institution:
    CNC
    Program Credentials:
    Certificate, Trades Foundation Program
    Program Length:
    10 Months
    Location: Prince George
    Approx. Cost of Books: $1605 Total
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $6785 Total
    Application Fee: $15
    Application Deadline: Applications may be submitted at any time. Early application is strongly recommended.

    Application Advice: Applications for August entry should be submitted before March 31 for priority admission processing and review. Early application is recommended.
    Program Details:

    Academic (minimum grade needed in bracket)

    1. One of:

    • Grade 10 with English 10 (C) or Communications 11 (C) or English 030 (C) and either Essentials of Math 10 (C) or Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 10 (C) or Applications of Math 10 or Principles of Math 10 or MATH 041 or MATH 030 or equivalent
    • ABE/Academic Upgrading Intermediate Certificate with English 030(C)
    • General Educational Development (GED) Certificate with MATH 041 (C) or MATH 030 (C)
    • mature student status (ie - be at least 19 years old on the first day of class and have been out of the regular school system for at least one year).
    Non-Academic
    • current TB screening and a health exam including a recent chest X-ray. Official college forms (supplied on acceptance) are needed for this step.
    • submit a resume and a personal handwritten statement indicating interest in the program

    Admission Advice

    1. It is strongly recommended that you have:

    • secondary school level Foods 11 and 12;
    • Career Preparation/Hospitality Foods or Cafeteria 11 and 12;
    • some recent work experience in a kitchen.

    2. For complete details on the selection process if the program is oversubscribed, please refer to CNC's website.

  • Psychology: Bachelor of Science Degree - Major or Honours
    Institution:
    UNBC
    Program Credentials:
    Bachelor's Degree
    Program Length:
    Four Years
    Location: Prince George Campus
    Approx. Cost of Books: $1450 per year
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $6005 per year
    Application Fee: $35.70
    Application Deadline:

    Early applications are accepted up to one year in advance of the intended start date. The application deadline for students is March 1 for September and May entry and November 1 for the January intake. Admission deadlines are subject to change and are often extended.

    Application Advice: Early applications are accepted up to one year in advance of the intended start date. The application deadline for secondary school students is March 1 for September entry and November 2 for the January intake. Admission deadlines are subject to change and are often extended.
    Program Details:

    BC High School Graduates require the following for entry into the Bachelor of Arts Program:

    Academic

    • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
    • three approved Grade 12 courses *
    • a fifth Grade 12 course **
    • at least a 65% average
    • Pre-Calculus 12 is recommended to meet course prerequisites

    Footnotes:

    (*) Approved Grade 12 courses are: Applications of Mathematics, BC First Nations Studies, Biology, Business/Hospitality Management, Calculus, Chemistry, Comparative Civilizations, Economics, English Literature, Français, Français Langue Seconde-Immersion, French, German, Geography, Geology, History, Japanese, Latin, Law, Mandarin, Math Foundations, Middle Earth 12, Physics, Pre-Calculus, Principles of Mathematics, Punjabi, Social Justice, Spanish, Sustainable Resources, Technical and Professional Communications, Writing

    (*) Approved Advanced Placement courses are: AP Biology (General), AP Calculus AB or BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A or AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French, AP German, AP History of Art, AP Human Geography, AP Latin, AP Microeconomics/Macroeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics B and/or Physics C, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Literature, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP United States History, AP US Government & Politics, AP World History.

    (*) Approved International Baccalaureate courses: IB Biology, IB Business Management, IB Chemistry, IB Computer Science, IB Economics, IB English Language A, IB Environmental Systems, IB French Language A and/or French Language B, IB Geography, IB German, IB Greek, IB History, IB History - Asian, IB History - European, IB History and Culture of the Islamic World, IB Latin, IB Mathematics, IB Further Mathematics, IB Music, IB Philosophy, IB Physics, IB Psychology, IB Social and Cultural Anthropology, IB Spanish A and/or Spanish B.

    (**) A fifth Grade 12 course = any other approved Grade 12 courses, and also any Grade 12 course taught in the secondary school including locally-developed courses (eg - First Nations Languages), career preparation courses (eg - Construction 12) or others (eg - Art 12, Band 12, Information Technology 12, Communications 12, CAPP 12) or any Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate courses.

    Admission Advice

    Students in other admission categories (eg - Admission from other Post-Secondary Institutions, Mature Student Entry, Special Entry) should refer to the Institute Admission Requirements for UNBC in Education Planner.

  • Psychology: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    Institution:
    UNBC
    Program Credentials:
    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)