Frequently Asked Questions



What does it cost to take a course?
ECE courses through DLS cost $160.


How can I apply?
Individuals wishing to apply for acceptance into the ECE program must submit a completed College Application form to the attention of

ECE Distance Program
Learner Services
College of the North Atlantic
1 Prince Philip Drive
P. O. Box 1693
St. John's, NL A1C 5P7
Phone: 709-758-7284 Fax: 709-758-7304

Details on applying to the program are available on the Applying to the Program page.


What are the hardware/software requirements for taking online courses? http://dls.cna.nl.ca/current/computer_requirements_current.shtml


What are the course requirements for the ECE Program?
ECE Distance Diploma program courses are listed on the Program Information page. There are 28 courses in total.


How many courses must I complete each semester?
Students can complete the courses on a full or part-time basis, The maximum number of courses you can register for in the full-length semester (Fall, Winter) is 7.


How do I register for courses in subsequent semesters following my acceptance?
Course offerings and registration information will be posted on the Courese Registration Information page a couple of months before the start of each semester.


Where can I get more information on Distributed Learning?
You can obtain an abundance of information on Distributed Learning by visiting the Distributed Learning web site.


How do I write exams and quizzes?
For information on how exams are conducted, please visit Exam FAQs.

DLS Exam Invigilation Information
Every semester all students need to fill the Exam Registration Form to identify if they are writing at a local campus or with a private invigilator.

Information on Prior Learning Assessments/Course Exemptions
Information on Prior Learning and Course Exemptions can be obtained by clicking on the following links:


These applications must be submitted on the date of registration for the semester in order to be considered.