PROGRAM AT A GLANCE
TUITION & FEES
- Language Arts – this requirement can be met with any of the following, or an equivalent course:
- 60% in English Language Arts 20-2 or equivalent
Program Status Definitions
|Open:||Program is currently accepting applications.|
|Limited:||Program is accepting applications and reserving seats for select student populations. Applications will be considered for a waitlist.|
|Waitlist:||Program is currently at capacity and accepting applications for a waitlist. If you are on the waitlist, seats often become available one week prior to the start of the term and during the first week of classes, and can be filled by students who are able to attend on short notice. Check your MyMail regularly so you don’t miss an opportunity.|
|Full:||Program is at capacity, and is no longer accepting applications.|
|Upcoming:||Program is not yet accepting applications.|
Part-time Delivery (Edmonton, Drayton Valley, and Wetaskiwin)
- The part-time programs can be completed in three terms.
- Part-time in-person evening and weekend classes Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 to 9:00 pm, and some Saturdays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
- Instructor-led classes, labs, and practicum
- Includes three practicums, including 240 hours of direct instructor-supported clinical practice and 80 hours of indirect instructor-supported clinical
Part-time Online Delivery
- All learning material is delivered online and through an accompanying textbook
- The online program can be completed in three terms. Each course requires active participation; assignments and exams must be completed by certain dates.
- Instructor assistance is available by email
- Course exams are completed online
- Attendance is mandatory in labs and workshops at the Edmonton campus only, which may require students to travel
- Includes three practicums within the greater Edmonton area or in a facility near your geographic location outside of the greater Edmonton area. This will include 240 hours of instructor-led practicum and 80 hours of practicum with indirect instructor supervision.
- Site visits, supervision, and evaluation are done by a NorQuest instructor
Are you currently working as a health care aide, or in an equivalent care-giving position, and want to become certified? The HCA workplace delivery can be taken over 12 months, allowing you to study at home and have your skills assessed by a NorQuest College trained tutor at your worksite. During the program, you will need to work 320 hours in a client care role to meet program requirements. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to find out if your facility offers this option.
- This option is offered throughout Alberta in partnership with continuing care and home care employers
- Paced study is combined with practice opportunities with your employer and agency tutor
- Students have twelve months to complete the program
- Students are able to combine work and school by studying at home and practicing their skills at work
- Students interested in this program must consult their employer
DRAYTON VALLEY + NORQUEST COLLEGE
YES! The town covers your tuition - you pay your student fees
In partnership with the town of Drayton Valley, NorQuest College offers a zero fee tuition initiative for accepted students in Business Administration (Winter 2020).
Visit Zero Fee Tuition Program to learn more.