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Amherst Learning Centre

Amherst, Nova Scotia

Amherst Learning Centre is a satellite location of our Cumberland Campus. Located in the heart of Amherst, NS, the Amherst Learning Centre functions like a small campus offering several programs, amenities, student supports and an official Testing Centre where students come for supervised testing.

Because we’re easily accessible to the community, our facilities are often rented to area businesses and organizations for short-term use.


  • Academic, career and personal counselling supports
  • Computer labs and a student resource room
  • Pearson Testing Centre for Cumberland County
  • Breakfast program
  • Student Association events and activities
  • Student services support


Front Desk: 902-661-3180


Business office hours
Mon. to Fri., 8 am to 4:30 pm
Building hours
Summer hours: Mon. to Fri., 7:30 am to 5:30pm
Regular hours: Mon. to Thurs., 7:30am to 9pm, Fri., 7:30am to 8:30pm

Explore Amherst Learning Centre

Exterior image of the Amherst Learning Centre which is a rectangular shaped building with blue aluminum siding and green trim with the NSCC sign above the front doors.

Book a tour

Stop by and explore our unique learning environment.

Info on tours

Test drive a program

Test drive a program

Before committing to a program, see what it's like.

Book a program test drive

Student supports

  • Counselling
  • Advising
  • Learning Commons assistant
  • Wellness
  • Accessibility Services

View all student supports

Community resources

Request documentation

Request official transcripts, confirmation of enrolment letters or replacement diplomas. Amherst Learning Centre students should choose Cumberland as your Campus to have your documents processed.

Submit a documentation request