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WATCH: Lakeland in 60

Our SRT instructors restored a vintage fire truck, emergency services technology students capped their intensive training and we celebrate our 106th anniversary!
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TAKE THE LEAD

Putting Lakeland students in local classrooms

UT students got a taste of how fulfilling teaching can be.
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FEATURE

Fort McMurray fire impacted EST student

When his hometown was affected by wildfire, Jamie Pickett was inspired to become a firefighter.
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TAKE THE LEAD

Practicum experience leads to employment

Two business students reaped the rewards of electing to do the optional 16-week practicum experience.
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RESEARCH

Student-led crop research a success

A crop research unit took a look at field pea phosphorous fertility as part of an Alberta Pulse Growers Zone 5 project.
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TAKE THE LEAD

Personal fulfillment in EST

EST student Sheldon Carter is looking forward to getting out in the field to put his new skills to good use and make an impact in someone's life.
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ALUMNI

UT alumni comes full circle

Craig Blythe found his passion for teaching in our UT program. Now he's sharing that passion with his students at Rendell Park School in Lloydminster.
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FEATURE

Environmental grad finds success thanks to hands-on learning

Alumna Bridget Loe found the stable career she was looking for after graduating from the bachelor of applied science: environmental management program.
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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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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. 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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    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.
    • 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