New at Lethbridge College

At Lethbridge College, we’re all for new beginnings and fresh starts. That’s why we continue to introduce new programming and transfer options for you. We’re also introducing new technology into classrooms and even have new buildings on the horizon. Explore your future options with us by selecting one of the new offerings below or find a different program that suits you.  

Programs

Agriculture Business Risk Management program

Starting this fall, as part of the Cor Van Raay Southern Alberta Agribusiness program, we’re offering non-credit courses specifically designed by industry for those working  or studying in the livestock and grain/oilseed industry. You can customize your own program through traditional face-to-face classes, online classes, or in a blended delivery of the two methods. Find more info here.


Agriculture Equipment Technician Apprenticeship

This four-year apprenticeship, which is taking in students for its second year, will prepare you to maintain, diagnose and repair or overhaul equipment such as tractors and harvesting equipment in the agriculture industry. If you enjoy solving electrical, mechanical and hydraulic problems, the Agriculture Equipment Technician Apprenticeship is for you.


Bachelor of Applied Science in Ecosystem Management

This two-year post-diploma is the newest addition to our Environmental Sciences programming for fall 2015. This unique and in-demand credential prepares you to work in the fields of environmental management and restoration and fish and wildlife management.  Students with diplomas in Renewable Resource Management or Environmental Assessment and Restoration can build on their diplomas with this applied degree.


Fashion Design and Sustainable Production

This fall will mark the second student intake for our new one-of-a-kind fashion program that gives you the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in the apparel industry. This two-year diploma has an optional 200-hour internship, opportunities to build an extensive portfolio and participate in a graduation fashion show. You will focus on design, production, sustainability, business and technology. No prior sewing experience required.


Digital Communications and Media

You can now learn, for the second year in a row, from the new Digital Communications and Media program. The program will prepare you to work in digital journalism, media production and communications industries or as an entrepreneur or freelancer working in media. The two-year program includes a 150-hour internship that will provide you with valuable real-world, hands-on experience. You will graduate with the knowledge to work in any media environment with experience generating content for all media, meeting strict deadlines, conducting research, and presenting objective stories.

Transfers

Lethbridge College has several two-plus-two program opportunities for you to continue your education after your time at the college. This year we have a new two-plus-two transfer with the University of Lethbridge for Fashion Design and Sustainable Production students. The two-plus-two opportunity enables college students, who meet program criteria, to transfer to the university and receive two years of credit for their previous work at the college. The college also offers many other two-plus-two opportunities in other programs. Talk to an academic advisor today to learn more at 403-320-3202 ext. 4905.

Technology

Judgment Training Simulators

This fall at Lethbridge College you can learn many valuable skills using two new Judgment Training Simulators. We are the only post-secondary institution in western Canada with this type of technology that gives you opportunity to improve your skills using real-world, real-time scenarios. Our Justice Studies, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, Child and Youth Care, and Conservation Enforcement programs will use the new simulators to develop judgment, decision-making, communication, and observation skills. The simulators use video game-like technology to give you experiences in nearly 700 different scenarios preparing you for your career.

Construction on campus

Trades and Technologies Facility

Students entering the automotive and heavy equipment programs at Lethbridge College for fall 2015 will be the first of many to learn within the new trades and technologies facility. The first component of the building will be open to students in fall 2015 and the entire project will be completed in the fall of 2017. See our list of trades programs to find your best fit and watch the live construction feed on the Trades and Technologies Facility.