CTC Option

High school students may be eligible to take this program. See your school counsellor for details.

Admission requirements

Requirements
  1. English 10; or English 030; or Communications 11 or equivalent
  2. Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 10 with a "C" or higher; or Foundations of Math and Pre-Cal 10; or Trades Math 041; or equivalent

Students who do not meet the above requirements may wish to consult with a CNC counsellor/advisor to determine their eligibility on the basis of mature student status.

Selection process

Students are encouraged to submit a resumé and handwritten statement indicating reasons for wishing to enter the program as well as complete a test of mechanical reasoning skills, and the College English/Math Achievement Test (EMAT). These items are included in the selection criteria listed below and will be awarded points.

If the program is over-subscribed, students will be selected based on the selection criteria listed below:

  1. The letter grade for English 10, English 030 or Communications 11 or equivalent will contribute its actual points to the selection process: e.g., “A” = 4.0, “B+” = 3.33, etc.
  2. The letter grade for your selected math course will contribute its actual grade point to the selection process: e.g., “A”􀀀 = 4.0, “B+” = 3.33, etc.
  3. The mechanical reasoning test will be awarded a maximum of 5 points.
  4. A passing grade on the English portion of the Student Readiness Assessmentwill be awarded a maximum of 1 point.
  5. A passing grade on the Math portion of the Student Readiness Assessmentwill be awarded a maximum of 1 point.
  6. Credit in one or more trades-related courses at the Grade 12 level with a grade of “B” or higher, or successful completion of any foundation-level trades training program or documented experience of one year in a trade will be awarded 3 points.
  7. Credit in any of the following: English 11 or equivalent, Principles of Math 11 or equivalent, or Trades Math 042 with a “C” grade or higher will be awarded 3 points.
  8. Students are encouraged to submit a resumé and personal handwritten statement indicating their reasons for wishing to enter this program. The resumé and personal statement will be awarded a maximum of 3 points.
  9. Maximum points available = 24

Welding

  • Credential: Certificate
  • Type: Full-time
  • Length: 7 months
  • Campus: Burns Lake, Fort St. James, Prince George, Quesnel
  • Fees: $3,983
These fees are an estimate and do not include books.