Student Services

CNC Lakes District is student focused. Our flexibility and our safe, respectful environment makes CNC the number one choice for education and training in the Lakes District.

Aboriginal Liaison

Are you an Aboriginal student? The Aboriginal Liaison can help you to be successful at CNC Lakes!

The Aboriginal Advisor/Liaison (AAL) assists the campus in meeting the cultural needs of the Aboriginal students. In addition to seeking input from, and building partnerships with, First Nations communities the AAL is available to support and promote Aboriginal student success.


We want you to succeed!

We can help you with:

  • Academic advising
  • Educational research and program/course planning
  • Career and life goal planning, funding options and grants
  • Program applications
  • Student Awards & Financial Assistance: student loans, grants, scholarships and bursaries
  • Help with tuition support and sponsorship
  • Apprenticeship applications
  • Emergency financial help

Drop in to Room 114
Monday - Thursday
8:30am - 4:30pm.

For more information, or to book an appointment call 250-692-1700.


Maintaining your mental and emotional health is important to academic success and personal wellbeing. Counselling services are available to support you in reaching your goals.

Hours for counselling are: Tuesdays 10:00am - 5:30pm and Thursdays 8:30am - 4:00pm. To make an appointment call Christine Bogora (250)692-1727 or CNC main office (250)692-1700. Drop ins are also welcome! Room 117

Student Discount Program

The student discount program offers discounts to full-time students on the purchase of merchandise and services at participating community businesses. Students must present a valid CNC student card to receive the merchant discounts.

For more information on businesses supporting the Student Discount Program please call 250-692-1700.

Funding Opportunities

  • Apprenticeship Incentive Grant:
    Registered apprentices who have successfully finished their first or second year level (or equivalent) in one of the Red Seal trades can apply for the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG), which is a taxable cash grant of $1,000 per year per level up to a maximum of $2,000.
  • Apprenticeship Job Creation Tax Credit (Federal):
    Federal Tax credits are also available for employers.
  • Employment Skills Access Program (ESA):
    Tuition support for unemployed and underemployed clients.
  • Skilled Trades Employment Program (STEP):
    Services for individuals interested in training and employment in the trades.
  • British Columbia Aboriginal Mine Training Association (BCAMTA):
    Support for Aboriginal students interested in Mine Training.

Contact the Academic Advisor for information and help with accessing funding opportunities.

Student Resource Centre

Looking for resources? Services are available to students and community members.

  • Computer and internet access for students
  • Books, DVDs, CDs for:
    • Homework
    • Research
    • Personal use
  • FASD resources
  • Help with online research, career research
  • Interlibrary loans.

Testing and Invigilation

CNC invigilates for outside schools, agencies, and businesses, including:

  • other colleges and universities
  • insurance/banking organizations
  • correspondence agencies

For more information about testing and invigilation, please call the resource centre, 250 692-1700.

Resource Centre Hours

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday & Thursday 8:30am - 6:30pm

Call 250-692-1700 for more information

Resource and Research assistance and Academic Advising is available Monday through Thursday from 8:30 to 4:30 pm.