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Agrology Technologist

Agrology technologists provide services and advice related to environmental and agricultural sciences. They apply their knowledge and skills in resource management, food production, food safety and environmental health.


Alberta Institute of Agrologists
Suite 1430, 5555 Calgary Trail, NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6H 5P9
Phone: 780-435-0606
Fax: 780-435-2155


Under Alberta's Agrology Profession Act (PDF) and Agrology Profession Regulation (PDF), registration with the Alberta Institute of Agrologists (AIA) is mandatory if you meet identified educational and competency requirements and provide professional services directly to the public or supervise registered members who provide services to the public. Only registered members may call themselves a Registered Technologist in Agrology, or Agrology Technologist in Training.

What You Need

To qualify as a Registered Technologist in Agrology or RT(Ag), you need to:

  1. Complete a 2-year diploma, an applied degree or a degree program with credits in all courses related to the practice of agrology as required by AlA
  2. Submit application for membership to AIA with required fee and documentation
  3. Pay the annual registration fee
  4. Complete the Agrology Technologist in Training (ATT) program.

For official, detailed information about registration requirements, contact the regulatory authority below.

Working in Alberta

Agrology technologists who are registered and in good standing with a regulatory organization elsewhere in Canada may be eligible for registration in Alberta. For more information, see What if I am already certified in another province or territory? and the Alberta regulatory authority below.

To find more information on the certification process for internationally educated Agrology Technologists see Agrology Technologist Registration Process (PDF) on the website.

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