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OPEN HOUSE 2020

Check out what we have to offer

Join us virtually on Oct. 23 and 24 for Open House. Learn about our programs, meet our instructors and find out if Lakeland is right for you.
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FAQs

Doing things differently

Things are different at Lakeland in Fall 2020. Students are excelling in a blend of in-person, hands-on learning and online programming.
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TAKE THE LEAD

Connect with us: hello@lakelandcollege.ca

Interested in Lakeland? Our enrolment specialists are here to help. Email hello@lakelandcollege.ca to learn about our programs, virtual tours and more.
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HOPE student wins Governor General Award

Tanner Shaw was the Class of 2020 recipient of the Governor General's Academic Award.
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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Sending love to Indigenous youth

Lakeland alumna Linda Johnson's Christmas card project flooded Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation with messages of love and hope from all over the world.
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Learning tricks of the trades

Students from Buffalo Trail Public Schools spent a few weeks at Lakeland this summer learning carpentry and automotive skills.
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FEATURE

Giving back

Lakeland alumnus Hank Holowaychuk left his mark on Lakeland in the 1960s and now he's giving back.
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Leadership in action

Emma Jackson's empathy and compassion made her a leader among her classmates and earned her a spot on the 2020 President's Circle.
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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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    Visit Lakeland virtually

    Don't take our word for it ... We can talk all day about how great Lakeland’s programs are. But we’re biased. Take one of our virtual tours and see the place for yourself.
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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