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Commercial Greenhouse Technician

Lethbridge College

Lethbridge College
Grow Your Greenhouse Credentials In Lethbridge College's Commercial Greenhouse Technician certi?cate program, your classroom can be wherever works best for you. You'll supplement your online learning with work-integrated learning at a greenhouse where you will put theory into practice. Receive training in the basics of greenhouse design and management, including plant physiology, and then reinforce that training under supervision in a commercial setting. One of the primary objectives of this project is to learn troubleshooting skills, such as pest identi?cation and nutrient management, to help maximize production.

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3000 College Drive South
Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K1L6, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning Available
Admission Requirements

General Admission Requirements:  All applicants must meet the general admission requirements for Lethbridge College programs, as indicated in the Admissions section of the calendar. 

Applicants to this program do not require a high school diploma, however, they must satisfy the following specific program requirements or equivalencies: Grade 10 English and Grade 10 Math. 

Non-Academic Admission Requirements:  Students must have an internship placement at the time of enrollment. A valid driver's license is recommended.

Distance Delivery Options

Courses may be offered in a variety of formats. The format in which a course is offered may change at short notice, depending on enrolment and student needs. The current delivery formats include: online (the course is delivered entirely in an online environment); face-to-face (you will attend class at a scheduled time and location. An instructor will be physically present to assist you); blended (the course is delivered through a mixture of face-to-face and online).

Application Deadline

Students will be recommended by Greenhouse Industry Partners as new workers showing a desire to increase training and knowledge in the greenhouse industry. Cohorts of 12 (minimum) will be batched and begin training based on industry calendar and demand.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

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: Not available

Updated November 15, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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