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Equine Reproduction Technician
Located on the edge of the town of Olds in central Alberta, Olds College serves over 1,500 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. 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 a new student residence, an extensive library, fine arts centre and a botanic garden.
Satellite Campuses or Offices
Calgary - Fashion Institute
Program Type Standard
Credential Type Certificate
Length 1 Year or Less
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning Available
Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement, and
Completion of the Olds College Equine Science or the Animal Health Technology diploma with a program GPA of 2.0 or higher. An equivalent diploma or degree in equine studies or animal health, or a degree in veterinary medicine may also be considered.
50% or better in English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2, and
50% or better in Biology 30, and
50% or better in Math 20-1 or 20-2, and
120 hours of job shadowing and/or employment
Applicants must complete a minimum of 120 hours of paid and/or volunteer job shadowing and/or employment in an equine related business (may be completed on or outside of your family owned business/farm). Hours are to be completed so the applicant is able to gain an understanding of the equine industry - the equine industry is both rewarding and challenging!
- The hours may be gained from more than one equine related business.
- The job shadowing and/or employment hours are not required to be completed through a school program/class.
- The job shadowing and/or employment hours must be completed prior to submitting the Verification Form.
- The Verification Form must include the name & contact information of the supervisor/employer who most closely supervised the applicant in the location where the job shadowing and/or employment hours were gained.
- The applicant will need to submit one Verification Form for each job shadowing/employment that was used to gain the required hours.
Combined online learning and hands-on training
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2020/08/01 to 2021/07/31*.
Tuition $4,646.60 Year One
Mandatory Fees $1,122.06 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,000.00 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.
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Updated August 22, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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