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Welcome to NCDES

We are a public education, distributed learning school in northwest British Columbia, offering a wide range of quality, teacher-led programs for learners of all ages across BC.


Striving to meet the needs of all learners, we look forward to working with you to help you achieve your individual goals.  Your success is our success.




We Have Moved

We have moved to our new location at the Northwest Trades & Employment Training Centre, located at:

3120 Highway 16 East

Terrace, BC, V8G 4N8

We are open for business and look forward to seeing you at our new location.

Terrace, BC, V8G 4N8

Programs Offered

Secondary Courses

A variety of online secondary courses are offered. Students have the option to take individual courses or complete graduation programs to personalize their education plan.

Adult Graduation Program

Adults have the opportunity to fulfill B.C. Ministry approved graduation requirements through the Adult Dogwood.

Online Courses Offered

North Coast Distance Education offers a variety of Secondary Courses.

Language Arts

  • Communications 11 and 12
  • English 10, 11 and 12
  • English 12 First Peoples


  • Apprenticeship and Workplace 10 and 11
  • Foundations and Pre-Calculus 10
  • Foundations 11 and 12
  • Pre-Calculus 11 and 12
  • Accounting 11

Skills and Planning

  • Family Studies 11 and 12
  • Foods and Nutrition 12
  • Planning 10 and 12
  • Physical Education 10, 11 and 12


  • Science 10
  • Physics 11 and 12
  • Biology 11 and 12
  • Chemistry 11 and 12
  • Science Technology 11


  • Social Studies 10 and 11
  • BC First Nations 12

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*** To expedite your application process, please provide us with a piece of identification as proof of  B.C. residency.  We prefer a Driver’s License, Current B.C. Care Card, BC ID or a Status card(If you have a digital camera or smart phone, you can take a snapshot of your proof of residency and email it to )

*** Some of our grade 10-12 online courses require a $100.00 text/materials deposit.  To see a list of these courses and how you can submit payment, please look under the "Resouces and Information" heading on our main page.


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