TekX: Technology Exploration

Earn Post-Secondary Credits While Exploring a Career in Tech

TekX is a dual credit program for Grade 11 and 12 students in Prince George within School District 57 that enables you to earn credits at the post-secondary level while you’re still in high school. Get a taste of the post-secondary experience now with these exciting courses in technologies - both at CNC and at UNBC. 



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Why take TekX?

  • Your tuition and student fees are free!
  • Earn 20 credits for high school and 15 credits for post-secondary
  • Transfer credits to other colleges and universities
  • Start college with a lighter course load
  • Build confidence in your future after graduation

Who is Eligible for TekX?

TekX is open to students entering Grades 11 and 12 who meet the following requirements:

    1. From School District 57 (Prince George) 

    2. English Language Arts 10 (Minimum “C”) or equivalent

    3. Workplace Mathematics 10 (Minimum “C”) or equivalent

    4. Recommended by their high school counsellor to participate

How to apply

Step 1: Complete the Technology Exploration (TekX) Dual Credit Program: Application Package
Step 2: The high school counselor will submit your completed application package on your behalf to regoffice@cnc.bc.ca

Available Courses

This cohort-based model is delivered twice per year in either of the Fall or Winter high school semesters. Interested applicants apply in their Grade 10 or 11 year. 

Course Code
INDS 130             
Course Title Introduction to Human Skills in the Technology Sector
Credits 3
Institution CNC
CSC 155
Course Title Introduction to Computer Hardware
Credits 3
Institution CNC
CSC 160
Course Title Introduction to Cybersecurity and Ethical Hacking
Credits 3
Institution CNC
CSC 165
Course Title Introduction to Additive Manufacturing: 3D Printing
Credits 3
Institution CNC
CPSC 127-3
Course Title Introduction to Technology
Credits 3
Institution UNBC
Course Code Course Title Credits Institution
INDS 130              Introduction to Human Skills in the Technology Sector 3 CNC
CSC 155 Introduction to Computer Hardware 3 CNC
CSC 160 Introduction to Cybersecurity and Ethical Hacking 3 CNC
CSC 165 Introduction to Additive Manufacturing: 3D Printing 3 CNC
CPSC 127-3 Introduction to Technology 3 UNBC
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Fast Growing 
The tech industry is the second largest industry in growth, according to WorkBC.
Job Openings 

Number of job openings expected in the technology sector in BC in the next 10 years according to the 2023 BC Labour Market Outlook.


Engage in hands-on learning over a total of 300 hours.

CNC Future Student Services

E: futurestudent@cnc.bc.ca

Tel: +1 250-561-5855

Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Get More Information

Talk to your school counselor today to apply for TekX!

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