Grande Prairie Regional College
The Grande Prairie Region is fortunate to have access to high-quality career programs and instruction through the Grande Prairie Regional College (GPRC). The college, which serves more than 10,000 students annually, is located in the City of Grande Prairie.
Effective July 1, 2009, the GPRC assumes stewardship of the Northern Alberta Instistute of Techology (NAIT) campus in Fairview, located 124 km north of the City of Grande Prairie. All programming currently offered by NAIT in Fairview and Grande Prairie will be under the auspices of GPRC after that date. The combined strengths of the two institutions, and their strong resources of programming and highly qaulified faculty, ensure expanded opportunities for the learners of our region, now and for the future.
- Offers a wide variety of programs including university studies, options for degree completion, an applied degree in Natural Resoure Management andacademic upgrading, as a program or as part of a blended program.
- Instruction is based in the main campus in the City of Grande Prairie and through off-campus facilities in Grande Cache, Hinton, Slave Lake and several Peace Region communities.
- Campus attracts students from a wide geographic area due to its qaulity education, low tuition, small classes, personal contact and extensive awards program.
The GPRC offers a wide selection of pre-employment and technical program options at their beautiful Fairview Campus. Some of the more recognized programs include the Harley-Davidson Technician Program, Commercial beekeeping and pre-employment millwright machinist and welder. The campus includes a state-of-the-art fitness facility, indoor aquatics centre, theatre, 3-hole golf course and pond stocked with trout. It is a must see in the summer months and offers regional residents another quality option for post-secondary education.
For more information about the trades and agriculture programs offered at both the Grande Prairie and Fairview Campus, visit the college's website at http://www.gprc.ab.ca/.