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NEWS

CCAA names new president

College athletic director, Alan Rogan is named the 13th Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association president.
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UPCOMING EVENT

Annual Feast on the Farm event date announced

This seasonal event showcases innovation and gives guests the opportunity to learn more about how our students take the lead.
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NEW PROGRAM

New animal assisted wellness program

This program will train students to incorporate animals in public and professional settings.
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HOMECOMING 2018

Golden reunion for Class of '68

This year, the Alumni Association welcomed over 165 alumni and guests to Homecoming weekend and the Rose Ball. See the photo gallery.
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AWARD WINNING

NKBA win streak extends to 15 years

Two interior design technology students have extended the program’s winning streak in international NKBA student design competitions.
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GRADUATION

Class of 2018 celebrates graduation

Graduates celebrated their achievements at convocation 2018 ceremonies May 25 in Lloydminster and June 1 in Vermilion.
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ALUMNI SUCCESS

Lakeland alum graduates with BSc in nursing

Lauren Simpson took her first year of university at Lakeland. She then transferred to the University of Saskatchewan to continue her studies.
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AWARD WINNING

Lakeland student among top apprentices in Alberta

Parts Technician Lance Beloin was among 61 recipients to receive the 2017 Top Apprentice Award from the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board.
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An educational pathway to suit your needs

1-year
Certificates

Prepare yourself for the workplace in just months with a 1-year certificate.

You’ll find options across most of our schools. They vary from accounting technician to Street Rod Technologies.

Some options are less than year, such as the 12-week Firefighter Training and 16-week Pre-Employment trades programs.
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2-year
Diploma

Launch your career with one of our 2-year diplomas.

You’ll build skills and knowledge as you take on student-managed projects, connect with industry through field trips and practicums, and lay the foundation for your future with hands-on, relevant learning inside and outside conventional classrooms.

Explore all your options.
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University
Transfer

Start your degree at Lakeland!

You’ll take university courses. Then transfer to a degree granting university. A first step with smaller classes and instructors who know your name.

Whether local or from a small high school, we’re a great transition to a larger institution in a bigger city. You’ll be ready to make the leap.
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Apprenticeship &
Pre-employment

Advance in your chosen trade by training at Lakeland!

Technical training is Alberta apprenticeship’s curriculum. But it comes with the Lakeland advantage – our instructors, our labs, our services and supports.

We also offer Pre-Employment programs. A 16-week way to try-a-trade that prepares you to challenge 1st period exams.
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Double
Majors

Boost your skills and work force readiness by staying an extra year for a double major.

This route is a common one in Agriculture, Business and Environment.

In Human Services, stay an extra year and expand your career options.
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2 + 2 Options
(Diploma to Degree)

Take the 2 + 2 route, and In 4 years you could have both a diploma and degree.

Transfer agreements with universities across Western Canada and beyond mean you can double your credentials. Your diploma courses provide credits towards a university degree.

Check further study options in your program.
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Fire & Emergency Services
Training

Live ready is an unofficial motto of Lakeland’s Emergency Training Centre (ETC).

Set your career in motion, or add to your professional credentials, with courses and programs at ETC.

Our live-fire training field offers you an intense learning experience whether you’re here for a 2-day course or 9 months of training.
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Continuing Education &
Professional Development

Whether you want to upgrade your work credentials, develop a new hobby or investigate a subject you’ve always had an interest in, our Continuing Education department can help.

There are many just for fun, personal, and professional development options.
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Online
Learning

If you can’t come to us, connect with us online!

Renewable Energy & Conservation is exclusively online. Most Human Services programs are available face-to-face and online. Early Learning & Child Care and Educational Assistant are offered online in French.

Then there's Continuing Education and Professional Development courses.
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Dual Credit
& CTS

Get an early start on post-secondary courses or get a taste of a particular career or trade at Lakeland.

High school students in specific school divisions can:
• take a variety of career & technology studies (CTS) courses.
• get credit for a high school & post-secondary course with dual credit.

Check out your options.
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En ligne

Deux programmes en français sont disponibles en ligne:
• Aide-élève spécialisé
• Éducation à la petite enfance
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For International Students

International is more than the programs we offer to students from around the world.

There are also programs for our current students, and alumni, to study abroad.

Check out our i\International site to learn more.
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Visit Lakeland.

Don't take our word for it...We can talk all day about how great Lakeland's programs are, how tight the communities are, and all the rest. But we're biased. You need to see the place for yourself - and see yourself in it.
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Lakeland by the Numbers

  • dairy cow info graphic milk quality award
  • 13 real estate appraisal and assessment students took a field trip to Vietnam in 2017.
  • number of exams hosted by continuing education
  • Energy Centre lab can supply up 75% of campus electricity and 94% of heating.
  • Rob Baron award winning instructor
  • Fire & Emergency Services Facts & Stats
  • 1,000 disposal nail files used at esthetician clinics
  • over 6,000 km travelled for field trips by interior design technology students
  • 1.5 tons of saw dust collected from stationary tools in the carpentry lab annually.
  • more than 900 hours of practicum hours by education degree students
  • Women's volleyball win provincial and national gold in 2017
  • Applied Research buildings at centre
  • Top 70 employer in Alberta 2018
  • residence life events participation