FAQ: College information questions
NETC College FAQ
Is NETC registered as a Private Career College in Ontario?
Yes, NETC is a registered Private Career College under the PCC Act, 2005 and is regulated by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.
What if I lack the necessary courses to pursue a College program?
If you do not have your Grade 12 diploma, meet the admission requirements of a college program, you may apply to your program as a Mature Student. Mature students that meet the minimum required score on the Wonderlic SLE (or other MTCU approved test – NOTE: CAT and CAST can no longer be used) (refer to Section 1-4.2 below – Mature Student Test) will be granted admission to their program of choice. Please note that programs have different minimum score requirements and they can be found on the program info sheets. Students may write the Wonderlic SLE at North Bay Campus.
Further information pertaining to the Wonderlic SLE information may be found at: http://www.wonderlic.com/wonderlic-education-solutions/admissions-and-placement/general-admissions/learning-speed-and-aptitude-scholastic-level-exam.
What protection do I have as a student?
Students are protected under the Private Career College's Act, 2005.
Who do I contact about admissions requirements?
For admissions requirements, please contact the Office of the Registrar and speak with the Admissions Officer for your desired program.
Office of the Registrar
Second Career FAQ
If I apply now, how long will it take for my application to be processed?
The length of the application process can be different for everyone and depends on how long it takes an applicant to complete and submit their Second Career application. Generally the process takes 30-90 days after you complete your application.
If my application for Second Career has been denied, can I appeal the decision?
Yes, you can request a review. You must send a letter requesting a review to the MTCU. You must submit your request in writing within 30 days of the date on the denial letter you received and clearly outline any additional information you now have to present.
How many students per class?
This depends on the type of class and program. Normally, 5-10 per class.
What is the type of instruction used, completely instructor-led, self-directed learning, computer based training or a combination?
Most courses are offered in a classroom, however, depending on the course, it may also be offered online.
What number of hours per week will I be in school?
Most full-time programs are 25-30 hours per week.
How often do programs start?
Most programs only have ongoing start dates with monthly intake, but some have a September as well as a January and/or May start date. Please see the program outline for specific dates.
Is group work a requirement, or is individual work required?
Normally both are required but this will depend on the course.