Admission Requirements


New students are accepted into the Engineering Design and Drafting Technology program for the Fall (September) term.


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


In addition to meeting the general admission requirements indicated in the Admission section of this calendar, applicants to this program must also satisfy the following specific course requirements (or equivalencies):

  • A minimum grade of 50 percent in Grade 12 math (equivalent to Alberta’s Math 30-1) or 60 percent in Grade 12 math (equivalent to Alberta’s Math 30-2)
  • Grade 11 physics or Grade 12 science

Please note that Grade 12 biology and/or Grade 12 chemistry will not be accepted in lieu of Grade 12 science.

Basic understanding of computer technology such as word processing, file copying, and familiarity working in a Windows-based environment is required.


There is an elective practicum component to this program. The College dictates the legal terms and conditions governing the practicum experience.


This is a Mobile Learning Program that requires students to purchase a mobile device from Lethbridge College complete with program specific software.  Go to for additional information.

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 (PLA).

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