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Environmental Assessment and Restoration
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Diploma
Length 2 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
Academic Requirements: In addition, applicants to this program must satisfy the following specific course requirements (or equivalencies):!div>
- Grade 11 biology
- Grade 11 chemistry
- Grade 12 math (equivalent to Alberta’s Math 30-2 or a higher level math)
Employers often require that students hold a valid Standard First Aid or Wilderness First Aid Certificate and/or a CPR Certificate to be eligible for seasonal and/or permanent employment. Students are encouraged to obtain these certificates either prior to entering the program or during the first term.
Supplies for Field Studies: Students on field studies are expected to provide their own equipment and supplies. This includes:!div>
- warm sleeping bag, ground sheet and pad
- tent may be required (notification will be given at orientation)
- back pack for gear
- adequate clothing for cold/wet weather, hiking boots, work gloves
- cooking and eating gear (may be shared)
- digital camera (standard feature)
- orienteering compass
- chest waders
- field equipment vest (recommended)
- “write-in-the-rain” treated field notebook/surveyors book
- water bottle
- 30 cm metric steel ruler
Available from Lethbridge College Bookstore:!div>
- Lab coat, safety glasses, Douglas protractor, “write-in-the-rain” treated field notebook/surveyors book, 16X hand lens, dissection kit, metric triangular scale with 1:20, 1:25, 1:50, 1:75, 1:100 and 1:125 graduations
- Nexus Type 115 or Silva Ranger compass (with declination adjustment screw), clipboard, 4 GB or higher USB memory stick, chest waders, scientific calculator ($15 - $30 range), 12 or more colored pencils (pencil crayons), binoculars (8 X 40 or 10 X 50 magnification), 30 cm metric steel ruler
Note: Applicants who lack the required academic admission requirements can apply to the College and University Preparatory Program to upgrade for your program.
Prior Learning Assessment (PLA): If you have experience working in this field of study, you may be eligible for Prior Learning Assessment.!div>
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2018/08/01 to 2019/07/31*.
Tuition $3,689.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,888.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $1,026.00 Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Student Aid Alberta and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.
Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.
Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Griffith University (Australia)
Updated September 11, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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