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Ag Tech

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Agriculture Technology Centre provides space to innovate

Lakeland came together to celebrate the grand opening of the new Agriculture Technology Centre, the hub for our new ag tech degree.
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New Holland

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New Holland and Lakeland partnership extended

New Holland Agriculture will remain Lakeland's exclusive agricultural and utility equipment supplier until 2031.
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RBC Foundation

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RBC supports leadership

RBC Foundation's financial support will enhance leadership learning opportunities in our new ag tech degree.
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IDT

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Decorators and Designers Association of Canada recognizes IDT program

Lakeland’s interior design technology program is now recognized by Canada's most influential association for decor and design industry professionals.
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Julieanna Dunbar

BEYOND THE CLASSROOM

Childhood dreams becoming reality

Julieanna Dunbar turned her childhood dreams of working with horses into a reality at Lakeland.
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Economic Impact

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Lakeland’s annual economic impact

Through alumni contributions, college operations and student spending, Lakeland College adds $130.6 million to the economy each year.
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BASEM

BEYOND THE CLASSROOM

Learning on the job with BASEM

BASEM students presented their capstone presentations at the third annual Conference on Environmental Management.
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Hockey

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Rustlers hockey hitting the ice

The dream of expanding the Rustlers' line up with a collegiate hockey team is becoming a reality this fall.
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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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Degree Completion
Pathways

We're excited to offer 23 different pathways to 8 different degrees without leaving our Lloydminster campus. 22 of those options are through Athabasca University and the other is a specialized BEd through the University of Alberta.
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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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Professional Development
& Continuing Education

Professional development takes all sorts of forms at Lakeland, from continuing education courses to credentials.

Continuing education can include developing a new hobby or investigating a subject you’ve always been interested in.

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. ELCC & EA are also offered online in French. Check out Continuing Education and Professional Development online 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
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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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    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.
    • botany students collect and press 300 plants
    • 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 75 Employer logo
    • residence life events participation