Quesnel Programs

Achieve your educational and career goals

Health Sciences and Human Services

Program
( signifies partly DDI - digital delivery instruction)
Starts
Nursing, Bachelor of Science (BScN)
Program Spotlight (More information about the Quesnel Facilities)
September 2018
Early Childhood Care and Learning Diploma (Part-Time)
Please read the course offerings (revised May 31, 2017).
Course descriptions are available in our calendar.
More information about the Post-Basic program can also be found in the CNC Calendar.
September 2017
Social Service Worker Diploma
September 2017
Social Service Worker Certificate
September 2018
Community Support Worker Certificate
September 2019
Education Assistant Certificate
September 2019

Business and Management

Program Starts
ABT - Administrative Assistant Certificate September 2017
Business Management Certificate and Diploma Program
September 2017 - part-time
September 2018 - full-time

Education Assistance and Career Integration

Program Starts
JET - Job Education and Training September 2019

Trades

limited seats available to the general public

Program Starts
Millwright Level 4 January 29, 2018
Carpentry Foundation Level February 5, 2018
Electrical Foundation Level February 5, 2018
Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)/Machinist Foundation Level February 5, 2018
Welding Foundation Level February 5, 2018
Millwright Level 1 March 26, 2018
Millwright Level 2 May 22, 2018
Power Engineering Class 4 September 4, 2018

Academic Upgrading

Course Starts
Biology 050

Provincial Preparatory Biology. A lab-oriented course dealing with the basic elements of biology. The emphasis will be placed on the study of cell biology, bioenergetics, genetics and human biology.
Prerequisites: One of Biology 045, Biology 11, English 045, English 12 or English 12: First Peoples; or appropriate reading comprehension level as evaluated by an Academic Upgrading placement test.

January 2018
Daytime Classes
Chemistry 045

Advanced Preparatory Chemistry. This course covers such topics as measurement, states of matter, composition of matter, structure of the atom, periodic table, bonding, naming compounds, formula writing, mole and composition problems, equations and calculations, solutions, and introductory organic chemistry. Lab work is an integral part of this course.

Prerequisites: Science 030 or Science 10 in the last three years and/or as evaluated by a Chemistry Placement Test; and Math 030 or Math 10 in the last three years and/or skills as evaluated by a Math Placement Test

January 2018
Daytime Classes
English 020

Fundamental Preparatory English 1. Areas covered include pre-reading, beginning reading, pre-writing, beginning writing and essential skills and strategies for learning (oral communication, working with others, continuous learning, thinking skills).
Prerequisite: Interview with the Academic Upgrading placement person and participation in a reading and writing assessment. (112 Total course hours)

January 2018
Evening Classes
English 030

Intermediate Preparatory English is designed to provide students with the communication skills needed to enter higher level courses or to satisfy personal or career goals. This course focuses on the following core areas: composition and grammar, literature, interpersonal communication, reading comprehension, and study skills.

Prerequisite: English 026 or English 9 or as evaluated by a Academic Upgrading placement test

January 2018
Evening Classes
English 045

The course includes reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. Extensive writing and research skills are taught. There is a literature component, as well as a section on media literacy.

Prerequisite: ENGL 030 or English 10 or as determined by a Academic Upgrading placement test

January 2018
Evening Classes
English 050

Provincial Preparatory English. This course emphasizes writing, research, and communication skills. There is a strong literature component, which includes study in all literary genres.

Prerequisite: English 045 or English 11 (not Communications 11) or as evaluated by a Academic Upgrading placement test.

January 2018
Daytime Classes or Evening Classes
Math 028

Fundamental Mathematics (Competency Based). This is a course designed for the student who has some understanding of whole numbers and who wants to expand his or her knowledge of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, estimation, and problem solving.

Prerequisite: Evaluated by an Academic Upgrading placement test.

January 2018
Daytime Classes
Math 029

Basic Preparatory Mathematics. This course is a review of basic operations in whole numbers, decimals and fractions, basic operations with ratio and proportion and percent, as well as an introduction to metric measurement, geometry and graphing.

Prerequisite: Evaluated by an Academic Upgrading placement test.

January 2018
Daytime Classes or Evening Classes
Math 041

Trades Math I. This course is designed for students who are pursuing a career in trades or a trades-related field. It serves as a math prerequisite for either entry-level programs or apprenticeships. This course emphasizes basic mathematics skills and their practical application in trades. Topics include whole number operations, decimals, fractions, measurement systems and instruments, geometry of plane and solid figures, Pythagorean Theorem, ration, proportion, percentage, geometric constructions with circles, triangles, and lines plus trades-related problems for all topics.

Prerequisite: One of Math 030, Math 041, Apprentice and Workplace 10, Foundations of Math and Pre-calculus 10 completed within the last three years or as evaluated by a Academic Upgrading placement test

January 2018
Evening Classes
Math 042

Trades Math II. This course is designed for students who are pursuing entry-level trades training or an apprenticeship in a trade which requires a background in algebra and trigonometry. Students entering electrical, millwright, machinist, power engineering, or computer/network electronics technician programs could use this course as a math prerequisite. Topics include review of fractions, decimals, percentage and ratio and proportion plus operations with signed numbers, exponents, roots, basic algebra formula use and manipulation, Pythagorean Theorem, right triangle trigonometry, solution of linear and quadratic equations plus trades-related problems for all topics. The course is competency based.

Prerequisite: Math 026 or as evaluated by a Academic Upgrading placement test

January 2018
Evening Classes
Math 045

This course includes a core of algebra; factoring; radicals; exponents; graphing; solving linear, simultaneous, and quadratic equations; formulas; functions; and trigonometry.

Prerequisite: Math 030 with a grade of “B+” or higher, Math 044,or “B+” or higher in Principles of Math 10, Foundations of Math and Pre-calculus 10 completed within the last year or as evaluated by a Academic Upgrading placement test

January 2018
Daytime Classes or Evening Classes
Math 050

This course is designed for students who are seeking admission to technical programs or who need to meet a perquisite of Math 12. This course will also prepare students for introductory calculus. Topics include polynomials; equations and inequalities; imaginary and complex numbers; sequences and series; and exponential, logarithmic, circular, trigonometric and inverse functions.

Prerequisite: Math 045 completed within the last year or as evaluated by an Academic Upgrading Placement test.

January 2018
Evening Classes
Physics 045

This introductory physics course prepares students to the Physics 11 level. It covers such topics as measurement, motion, dynamics, energy, electricity, and heat. Lab work is an integral part of this course.

Prerequisite: Math 045, or one of Foundations of Math 11 or Pre-calculus 11 taken within the last year or as evaluated by an Academic Upgrading placement test, or Math 045 as a co-requisite. (120 Total course hours).

January 2018
Daytime Classes