North Island College

School Introduction 

With over 900 courses and 70 credit programs in health care, trades, business, fine arts, tourism, and university studies, NIC offers the education and skills training needed to reach your goal, with the flexibility and support to make it achievable.

  • 5 Campuses: 
    • Courtenay
    • Campbell River
    • Port Alberni
    • Port Hardy
    • Ucluelet 

  • Terms:
    • Fall (September),
    • Spring  (January),
    • Summer (May)

  • Programs and courses
    • ESL Course: Academic English Language Program
    • University Transfer Programs
    • Certificate Programs 
    • Diploma Programs 
    • Degree Programs

  • Hot Programs
    • Trades Training Program
    • Tourism Program
    • Health Care Program
    • Applied Business Technology Program


  • 90% of students graduating from BC colleges transition into the workforce within six months.
  • 350 international students representing 34 countries attended NIC 
  • Work experience through NIC’s internship or co-op programs earned academic credit for: 1,868 students