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OPEN HOUSE 2019

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Join us on Oct. 25 & 26 for our open doors event at our Lloydminster and Vermilion campuses. Discover how you can take the lead at Lakeland.
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2019-20 interior design technology classes

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2019 NKBA College of the Year

The NKBA named Lakeland College the 2019 College of the Year for its interior design technology program. This year also marked 16 years of student award winners.
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TAKE THE LEAD

Students' receive first cheque through the CBSA Pilot

The SMF's commercial beef unit received a payment after an animal they sold was processed through the Canadian Beef Sustainability Acceleration Pilot.
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Alicia Harris-Kopeck, Class of 2018, 2018 Top Apprentice Award

EVER TO EXCEL

Among the best in Alberta

Parts Technician Alicia Harris-Kopeck was honoured with a 2018 Top Apprentice Award for her skill and dedication to her trade.
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Federal funds help Lakeland and partners advance ag tech

Lakeland is one of eight organizations that will advance national agriculture technology priorities thanks to new funding for the CAAIN.
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Feast on the Farm 2019 raises $15,000

More than 200 people enjoyed an evening outdoors in support of student leadership at Lakeland College’s Feast on the Farm on Thursday, Aug. 15.
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Searching for sky rocks

Using data from a University of Alberta camera at Lakeland's Research Centre, scientists verified the trajectory of the fireball that lit up the skies in August.
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NSERC funding boosts crop research

Funding from NSERC helps position Lakeland as a leader in commercial agriculture research and innovation services.
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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.
    • 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 75 Employer logo
    • residence life events participation