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ALUMNI

Alumna's co-operative values lead to success

Business alumna Leanne Hawes becomes first female CEO of local retail co-operative.
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FEATURE

Learning lessons at play

For 35 years, second-year early learning and child care diploma students have been taking the lead in the play program.
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TAKE THE LEAD

Pop-Up shop a success

Pop-Up Presents Lakeland's Hidden Creations offers shoppers a carefully-curated selection of locally-sourced wares.
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NEWS

Showing support for the LGBTQ+ community

Safe space stickers have been placed around both campuses as a visual representation of support for the LGBTQ+ community.
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TAKE THE LEAD

HOPE students hired for weekends

Heavy oil power engineering students are hired as operators at the Lloydminster campus and Energy Centre boilers on weekends.
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ALUMNI

Seeing the classroom from the other side of the podium

Business alumna Dr. Katie Lafreniere credits the support she received at Lakeland for giving her the confidence to pursue further education.
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TAKE THE LEAD

Taking the classroom to the stream

Environmental sciences diploma students got their hands dirty during Field Week.
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FEATURE

Lakeland lessons continue to inspire

Alumna Makayla Moen, now a credit analyst for Vermilion Credit Union, draws on lessons learned in the agribusiness 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