Below is a list of our most FAQs from colleges across Canada and beyond. If you cannot find an answer to your question, please feel free to contact us.
I WOULD LIKE TO OPEN A PRIVATE CAREER COLLEGE. HOW DO I START?
The first step is often overwhelming, but we here at the NACC will do our best to point you in the right direction.
If you are based in Ontario and would like to open a PCC (Private Career College), please contact our Director of Education, Holly McKnight by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, and she will help guide you.
If you are outside of Ontario and wish to open a PCC, please consult the list of Provincial Associations below. Contacting them will will be the first step in starting your PCC.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS TO BECOMING A MEMBER OF THE NACC?
We offer our Members visibility, credibility and exclusive access to our courses, promotions and events. But that’s not all. We go into much more detail on our Benefits of Membership page.
HOW DO I BECOME A MEMBER OF THE NACC?
To become a Member of the NACC, simply contact your provincial association and become a member. Once you are a member of your provincial association, you immediately become a member of the NACC!
- British Columbia: Please register via our BC registration page here!
- Alberta Association of Career Colleges
- Email the Saskatchewan Association of Career Colleges
- Manitoba Association of Career Colleges
- Career Colleges Ontario
- Association des Collèges Privés Non-Subventionné
- New Brunswick Association of Private Colleges & Universities
- Private Colleges Association of Nova Scotia
- Email the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Career Colleges
- Prince Edward Island: please contact NACC
- Nunavut: please contact NACC
I WOULD LIKE TO OFFER A NACC PROGRAM AT MY PRIVATE CAREER COLLEGE. WHERE DO I START?
Please contact our Director of Education, Holly McKnight by email at email@example.com, and she will be happy to start the curriculum process with you!
I NEED TO PLACE A PASSBOOK ORDER. HOW DO I DO THAT?
Simply email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will email you our Resource Order Form.
I NEED TO ORDER A REPLACEMENT CERTIFICATE AND / OR PIN FOR ONE OF MY STUDENTS. HOW DO I DO THAT?
Simply email us at email@example.com and we will email you our Certificate & Pin Replacement Form.
WILL I RECEIVE MY REPLACEMENT CERTIFICATE / PASSBOOK ORDER BEFORE I PAY FOR IT?
No. As stated on the bottom of our order forms, orders will not be shipped until payment is received in full by the NACC. Much like any other order you would make online, you wouldn’t receive the item before paying for it.
HOW CAN A COLLEGE BECOME CERTIFIED TO ACCEPT INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS?
Colleges first should complete an International Student Program (ISP) designation application process and receive a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) number. Details about the application process are available here.
If you have any further questions, you can contact the ISP team directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I WANT TO BE ABLE TO ISSUE POST GRADUATE WORK PERMITS TO MY STUDENTS. WHERE CAN I APPLY?
At the moment in Canada, the only province where Private Career Colleges can issue PGWPs (Post Graduate Work Permits) is in the province of Quebec.
We are working hard on making this accessible to all Private Career Colleges across Canada.