Welcome from the Dean
Aquaponics research project
In conjunction with researchers from the Aquaculture Centre of Excellence, Rob Sonnenberg is involved in an Integrated Fish and Plant Systems project made possible by a $2.1 million grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Rob’s focus is examining the quality and consumer acceptance of aquaponics produce.
New Wind Turbine Technician partnership
When working hundreds of feet in the air, there is no room for error. A new partnership with TEAM-1 Academy Inc., one of the world’s leading safety and rescue training companies, will ensure students in Lethbridge College’s Wind Turbine Technician program are trained to handle that challenge as they enter their careers. TEAM-1 Academy will provide world-class training and equipment to the college’s students and faculty over the next three years.
Lethbridge College apprenticeship student wins national gold medal
A Lethbridge College apprenticeship student has earned the title of best in Canada in his age group when it comes to Heavy Vehicle Technology. Danny Peeters was announced as the Skills Canada national gold medalist!
Peeters, is believed to be just the second Skills Canada gold medalist from Lethbridge College and the first in the Heavy Vehicle Technology category. With this year’s event held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Peeters took part in a grueling 7.5-hour test of knowledge and skills on May 27 and 28 at Lethbridge College that earned him the national championship.
Schools & Programs
School of Construction Trades
Today’s skilled tradespeople create, maintain, and innovate the products of the world, whether by shaping the elements themselves or seeing how the equipment and components come together to make those products. Whether a three or four year apprenticeship will provide you a pathway to the all of great things that a craftsperson can accomplish.
School of Culinary Arts
Whether you choose to take our Culinary Careers diploma program or the Weekly Apprenticeship Training System (WATS) for cooks or bakers, our hands-on approach will provide you with the experience and knowledge you’ll need to work in the culinary career of your dreams. All three of our programs can lead to a Red Seal designation, allowing you to practise your trade anywhere in Canada without having to write additional exams.
School of Renewable Energy
The School of Renewable Energy is currently home to Canada’s largest Wind Turbine Technician program. We are housed in the new, state-of-the-art Trades, Technologies and Innovation Facility, located at the south end of Lethbridge College. Stay tuned, as other renewable energy related programs are currently under development.
Crooks School of Transportation
The Crooks School of Transportation is a progressive school covering Automotive, Parts, Heavy Equipment and Agricultural Technology programs. The school offers all sections of apprenticeship offerings in all these trades as well as a certificate program in automotive service and another in agriculture and heavy equipment technician studies. The school is housed in the new, state-of-the-art Trades, Technologies and Innovation Facility, and it features well-maintained training equipment and professional instructors with substantial industry experience.