Native Education

This is where you start planning your studies

Congratulations! For looking into  opportunities to upgrade your education. Check out our admissions requirements and the following intake dates. Our student advisors will assist you during your application process and connect you with financial support.

1. Choose a program

We invite you to learn about your strengths, skills, interests, values, and preferences, So you can choose the option that best suits you. Choose a program that will provide you with the training, education and credentials you need to reach your career goals. 

2. Attend an info session

You can find out more about your study options by talking with the coordinating program, asking questions, or talking to an educational advisor. We will happy to support you; it's advised  start planning your studies a few months in advance because registration procedure has deadlines, admission requirements, and financing are contingent upon availability.

3. Apply now!

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4. Contact Financial Aid

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Diploma Programs


Family and Community Counselling Diploma

The Family and Community Counselling Diploma Program offers specialized training for delivering personal counselling and social services within the cultural values and beliefs of Indigenous community. Students are encouraged to understand their history, and to integrate traditional knowledge and skills into their practice.

Indigenous Early Childhood Education Diploma

In this 8-month certificate program, students prepare for specialization of early childhood education and care, with a focus on working with children with exceptionalities.

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To start your Certificate or Diploma program in Winter 2024

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What the NEC community says

“Inspired to further my educational journey. I felt immediately invited and welcome. All staff are very effective, understanding, and supporting.”

“You come in here and discover your identity. I faced my fear, shame, guilt, breaking down the impact of residential schools.”

"NEC is a place where we can hold our heads up high and be open to learning.”