Trades and Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

At Lethbridge College, we have numerous apprenticeships, seven in all, including:

  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Parts Technician (WATS)*
  • Carpenter
  • Electrician (on-campus and alternate delivery)
  • Welder
  • Cook (WATS)*

*Weekly Apprenticeship Training System

If you would like to become an apprentice, contact: The Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board

Apprenticeships

At Lethbridge College, we have numerous apprenticeships, seven in all, including:

  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Parts Technician (WATS)*
  • Carpenter
  • Electrician (on-campus and alternate delivery)
  • Welder
  • Cook (WATS)*

*Weekly Apprenticeship Training System

If you would like to become an apprentice, contact: The Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board

Apprenticeships

At Lethbridge College, we have numerous apprenticeships, seven in all, including:

  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Parts Technician (WATS)*
  • Carpenter
  • Electrician (on-campus and alternate delivery)
  • Welder
  • Cook (WATS)*

*Weekly Apprenticeship Training System

If you would like to become an apprentice, contact: The Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board

Apprenticeships

At Lethbridge College, we have numerous apprenticeships, seven in all, including:

  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Parts Technician (WATS)*
  • Carpenter
  • Electrician (on-campus and alternate delivery)
  • Welder
  • Cook (WATS)*

*Weekly Apprenticeship Training System

If you would like to become an apprentice, contact: The Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board

Apprenticeships

At Lethbridge College, we have numerous apprenticeships, seven in all, including:

  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Parts Technician (WATS)*
  • Carpenter
  • Electrician (on-campus and alternate delivery)
  • Welder
  • Cook (WATS)*

*Weekly Apprenticeship Training System

If you would like to become an apprentice, contact: The Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board

Apprenticeships

At Lethbridge College, we have numerous apprenticeships, seven in all, including:

  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Parts Technician (WATS)*
  • Carpenter
  • Electrician (on-campus and alternate delivery)
  • Welder
  • Cook (WATS)*

*Weekly Apprenticeship Training System

If you would like to become an apprentice, contact: The Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board

Apprenticeships

At Lethbridge College, we have numerous apprenticeships, seven in all, including:

  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Parts Technician (WATS)*
  • Carpenter
  • Electrician (on-campus and alternate delivery)
  • Welder
  • Cook (WATS)*

*Weekly Apprenticeship Training System

If you would like to become an apprentice, contact: The Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board

Culinary Careers

Work in kitchens in various settings. Prepare meals, create menus, work in teams.

Delivery

  • compressed 16-month diploma
  • August and January admission
  • 16-week, paid industry placement
  • prepares grads to write first- and second-year apprenticeship exams in WATS
  • awards 300 hours of experience credit

Careers

  • Chef or cook at restaurants or hotels, caterer, restaurant manager, baker

Admission Requirements

60% in English 20 and 60% Math 20 pure or applied with 65 Alberta High School credits.

Fees

Estimate only. Includes tuition, fees, books and supplies.

  • $6,140 Year I

Wind Turbine Technician

Work as a technician in the wind-turbine industry, or continue working toward your journeyman electrician certification.

Delivery

  • 32-week certificate
  • September, January or May admission
  • Prepares students to write BZEE exams for certificate of competence

Careers

  • Find work in areas such as: wind turbine electrical, mechanical and hydraulic systems, blade inspection and repair, wind farm construction, turbine manufacturing

Admission Requirements

High School Diploma with 50% Math 20 and 50% English 30-1 or 30-2 and a minimum of 10 high school science credits. Or successful completion of Alberta Apprenticeship first period Electrical pre-entrance exam with a minimum of 70%.

Fees

Estimate only. Includes tuition, fees, books and supplies.

  • $6,600 - 32 weeks

Agricultural and Heavy Equipment Technician

Work in a shop handling any type of repairs. Service trucks or become a journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician or Agricultural Equipment Technician

Delivery

  • one-year certificate
  • September admission (January admission possible)
  • prepares grads to write first- and second-year apprenticeship exams in Agricultural Equipment Technician and Heavy Equipment Technician
  • awards 600 hours of experience credit
  • transfers to the Agricultural and Heavy Equipment Technician program at Olds College, and Bachelor of Science in Diesel Technology at Montana State University – Northern (Havre, Mont.)

Careers

  • service managers or shop foremen, parts technicians, plant and food safety, petroleum and mining equipment technicians

Academic Requirements

Applicants are required to have a 50 percent minimum in Math 20 Pure or Applied and English Language Arts 20-1 or 20-2 or equivalent. Alternate admission applicants are required to achieve a minimum 40th percentile on the Reading Comprehension and Sentence Skills sections and 45th percentile on the Arithmetic section of placement testing.
For full admission requirements, visit the program page.

Fees

Estimate only. Includes tuition, fees, books and supplies.

  • $6,190 Year I

Automotive Systems

Work fixing cars, specializes in automobile maintenance, repair, and sometimes modification.

Delivery

  • one-year certificate
  • September admission
  • prepares grads to write first- and second-year apprenticeship exams in Automotive Systems
  • awards 600 hours of experience credit

Careers

  • journeymen automotive service technicians, shop foremen, service managers, shop owners

Admission Requirements

50% in English 30 and 50% in Math 30

Fees

Estimate only. Includes tuition, fees, books and supplies.

  • $6,060 Year I

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  It was a great program. Teachers are not only knowledgeable but well experienced. It was so nice that we could work on actual turbines. I also appreciate that a lot of the safety courses were included in this program. I have been working in the wind turbine industry since the end of the program.  
Toshi Oshima, Wind Turbine Technician Pre-Employment ’09

Trades

Build a rust-proof career, based on your skills that will withstand time and economic fluctuations. Be the backbone of Alberta’s economy.

If you:

  • enjoy using your hands to fix and tinker
  • enjoy figuring out how elements combine to form a whole
  • are energized building and creating
  • find motivation in seeing your work enjoyed by others
  • watch TV shows about automotives, home renovation and extreme machines

Check the programs that might interest you:

Agricultural and Heavy Equipment Technician
Apprenticeships - Automotive
Apprenticeships - Carpentry
Apprenticeships - Cooking
Apprenticeships - Electrician
Apprenticeships - Heavy Equipment
Apprenticeships - Parts Technician
Apprenticeships - Welding
Automotive Systems
Culinary Careers
Welding Technician (Pending Government Approval)
Wind Turbine Technician Pre-Employment