Preparatory

NorQuest College offers a wide variety of bridging and prep programs designed to build on your existing education and work experience to get you the professional credentials you need to work or continue on to further post-secondary education programs.

  • Prepare for required certification examinations for Licensed Practical Nurses, Pharmacy Technicians, and Apprentices.
  • Improve your English skills and gain the language requirements to enter the workplace or further post-secondary programs.
  • Upgrade your academics to enter one of NorQuest's certificate or diploma programs.
Apprenticeship PrepFull-time

The Apprenticeship Prep certificate program is designed to prepare you for the entrance exam and entry into one of 45 designated trades. The focus of the program is on upgrading, practical trades training, and facilitated work experience.

Prep for CPNRE Workshop

The Prep for CPRNE workshop is a one-day course including study skills, exam practice, classroom assessment and review that will prepare you to write the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Exam.

Anatomy and Physiology IFull-time, Distance, Open Studies, Online
Study the organization of the human body and the structures and functions of the body systems that provide support and movement, coordination, and regulation. Learn how body systems work together to maintain homeostasis. Terminology used by health professionals will be introduced. In the Practical Nurse program, a final mark of C- is required to progress to PATH 1000.
Anatomy and Physiology IIFull-time, Distance, Open Studies, Online
Study the organization of the human body and the structures and functions of the body systems that provide transport and protection; absorption, diffusion, and excretion; and reproduction. Learn how body systems work together to maintain homeostasis. Terminology used by health professionals and theory and principles related to microbiology will be introduced. In the Practical Nurse program, a final mark of C- is required to progress to PATH 1000.
Biology 030Online
Study cell division, molecular biology, genetics, population dynamics, reproduction and development, and the nervous and endocrine systems. Examine the effects of technology on humans.
Biology 30
Study cell division, molecular biology, genetics, population and community dynamics, reproduction and development, and the nervous and endocrine systems. Examine the effects of technology on humans. Prepare to write the provincial diploma exam.
CPNRE Prep Workshop 1Part-time
One day study skills and exam practice
English 030-1Online
Build on the knowledge you gained in English 10-1 and English 20-1 by studying short stories, non-fiction, poetry, drama, a novel, film, and media. Write essays analyzing the universal themes used in literature. Represent ideas visually or through class presentations.
English 030-2Online
Write paragraphs, essays, business letters, and speeches. Study a novel, short stories, poetry, drama, media, and a feature film. Present your ideas visually. Make class presentations.
English Language Arts 30-1
Build on the knowledge you gained in English 10-1 and English 20-1 by studying short stories, non-fiction, poetry, drama, a novel, film, and media. Write essays analyzing the universal themes expressed in literature. Represent ideas visually or through class presentations. Fine-tune the skills you need to write the provincial diploma exam.
English Language Arts 30-2
Write paragraphs, essays, business letters, and speeches. Study a novel, short stories, poetry, drama, and a feature film. Evaluate TV news, advertisements, and cartoons. Represent your ideas visually or through class presentations. Learn the skills needed to pass the provincial diploma examination.
Mathematics 20-1Online
The Math -1 route is designed to prepare students for post-secondary programs that require advanced math skills or calculus.  Topics include sequences and series, trigonometry, quadratics, rational expressions, radical expressions, absolute value and reciprocal functions, systems of equations, and inequalities.
Mathematics 20-2Online
The Math -2 route is designed to prepare students for diverse post-secondary programs in health, arts, business, and technologies. Topics include inductive and deductive reasoning, properties of angles and triangles, trigonometry, radicals, quadratic functions, quadratic equations, and proportional reasoning.