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Equine Science Production & Breeding Management
Located on the edge of the town of Olds in central Alberta, Olds College serves over 1,200 students. Focusing on hands-on training, Olds College offers programs located in specialized facilities including a meat cutting facility, an expansive greenhouse, a heavy equipment maintenance bay, a treatment wetlands, farrier lab, two indoor equestrian facilities and modern sewing labs. Olds College students may enrol in certificate, diploma and applied degree programs in areas such as agriculture, animal sciences, business administration, environment, fashion, horticulture, land, technology and trades. Innovative research is carried out in areas such as bioenergy, product development and bioprocessing. The Olds College community includes dozens of student clubs, ranging from athletic leagues to an award-winning rodeo club. The Olds campus houses a modern fitness centre, tennis courts, soccer fields and a swimming pool, as well as student residences, an extensive library, fine arts centre and a botanic garden.
Satellite Campuses or Offices
Calgary - Fashion Institute
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Diploma
Length 2 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
- 50% or better in English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2
- 50% or better in Biology 30
- 50% or better in Math 20-1 or 20-2
- Complete a minimum of 80 hours of job shadowing and/or employment in an equine related business (may be completed on, or outside of your family owned business/farm)
- Submit a Verification Form(s) to verify the required 80 hours
- Complete on-campus Riding Test and Practical Test
- Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement
Application Deadline: March 1
Refer to the Olds College website at www.oldscollege.ca for detailed application information.
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Updated June 30, 2016. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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