Eleven Siksika residents are benefiting from specialized career training thanks to their participation in the Security Guard and Workplace Essential Skills Training program. A unique partnership between Siksika Employment and Training Services (SETS) and Lethbridge College’s LC Extension, the six-week program provided interested individuals an opportunity to become a certified security guard in Alberta, while developing additional employability skills.
Lethbridge College is opening the doors to its state-of-the-art Wind Turbine Technician lab on Thursday, March 9 to host both industry partners and the public for Wind Summit 2023.
Lethbridge College and TEAM-1 Academy Inc. are building on an already successful partnership by announcing a renewed four-year agreement that will ensure students in the Wind Turbine Technician program continue to receive the best safety training possible. The latest commitment by TEAM-1 Academy is valued at $131,480 and follows a similar three-year agreement announced in 2019.
A new partnership with one of Canada’s leading renewable energy construction companies continues to affirm Lethbridge College’s reputation as one of Canada’s leaders in wind energy training. Borea Construction and Lethbridge College have collaborated to offer three two-week training sessions for new Borea employees in the college’s Wind Turbine Technician lab.
Lethbridge College is opening the massive doors to its Wind Turbine Technician shop Friday to show the community the great heights learners go to getting the hands-on training needed to succeed in a sustainable industry.
It’s now easier than ever for interested women to take the first step into an exciting career in renewable energy. Women Building Futures and Vestas are partnering with Lethbridge College to offer a Vestas Wind Turbine Technician Readiness program.
A new study will help point the way forward for southwestern Alberta’s economic growth. The final results of the Southwest Alberta Regional Skills Study have been released and they show opportunities to enhance skills development throughout the region to support economic growth, particularly during the region’s COVID-19 economic recovery.
Lethbridge College is ready to help the agriculture industry after receiving one of the most significant applied research grants in the college’s history. The $1.75 million five-year renewable grant will be used to create the Integrated Agriculture Technology Centre (IATC), which will help farmers, growers and food processors across the country tap into the latest research and recognized expertise at the college.
To help support the local economy, a group of seven partners have come together in a collaborative partnership to explore the skills needs of employers in southwestern Alberta. The Southwest Alberta Regional Skills Study will collect feedback from employers and job seekers across the region.
The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with Economic Development Lethbridge and supported by Lethbridge College and the University of Lethbridge, are launching #HireTogetherYQL. The campaign is aimed at opening adiscussion between employers and employees.