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Choose from over 50 career-training programs, applied degrees and apprenticeships, many of which are nationally recognized and nationally accredited.

Title Credential Starts In
Administrative Office ProfessionalCareers

Career opportunities

When you graduate, you’ll be ready to succeed in a variety of office environments in positions such as:

  • receptionist
  • office assistant
  • administrative assistant
  • data entry specialist
  • executive secretary
  • bookkeeper
Certificate September, January
Agricultural and Heavy Equipment TechnicianCareers

Career opportunities

Upon completion of the program, you’ll be able to write exams for the first two years of Agricultural Equipment Technician or Heavy Equipment Technician. You’ll also be eligible to enter the Alberta Apprenticeship program. But no matter which road you take, you’ll be ready to begin a career in many diverse fields such as:

  • farming and ranching service
  • heavy equipment service
  • agricultural equipment service
  • mobile repair service
  • oilfield equipment service
  • mining equipment service
  • forestry equipment service
  • construction equipment service
  • manufacturing equipment service
  • trucking equipment service
Certificate Fall term with a late August program start date.
Agricultural Enterprise ManagementCareers

Career opportunities

When you complete our two-year diploma program, you’ll be ready to start your agribusiness career in:

  • food production management
  • food processing
  • food distribution and logistics
  • supply chain management
  • commodity merchandising
  • agricultural economics
  • agriculture sales and marketing
  • agricultural optimization
  • agriculture-related policy and regulation
  • agri-data analysis
  • agricultural operations management
Diploma
Agricultural Equipment TechnicianCareers

Career opportunities

When you complete your apprenticeship, you’ll be ready for your future in agriculture in positions such as:

  • technician
  • sales representative
  • service representative
  • manager
  • mechanic
Certified 'Journeyman' Papers
Agriculture Business Risk ManagementCareers

Career opportunities

Bring the skills and knowledge you learn in AgBRM to your current position or carry them into your career as a(n):

  • agriculture operator
  • farm successor
  • agriculture lender
  • agriculture salesperson
  • government employee
Certificate Monthly
Agriculture SciencesCareers

Career opportunities

Equipped with experience and ready to go on day one, you’ll be a welcome addition to any workplace as a(n):

  • agriculture researcher
  • agriculture sales, support and production assistant
  • farmer
  • rancher
  • farm finance account manager
  • agriculture specialist
  • agriculture specialist
  • specialized livestock worker
Diploma with Designated Major September
Automotive Service TechnicianCareers

Career opportunities

After completing your apprenticeship, you’ll be ready for work in:

  • service facilities
  • automotive shops
  • specialty repair shops
  • car and truck dealerships
  • organizations with vehicle fleets
Certified 'Journeyman' Papers
Automotive SystemsCareers

Career opportunities

Upon successful completion of the program, you’ll be awarded a total of 600 hours of experience credit and be prepared to write first- and second-year Automotive Service Technician apprenticeship exams. Wherever your future takes you, you’ll be able to drive away from Lethbridge College and into positions such as:

  • apprentice automotive service technician
  • journeyman automotive service technician
  • shop foreman
  • mobile repair service technician
  • automotive systems certificate instructor
  • shop owner
  • equipment salesperson
  • service manager
  • automotive mechanic
Certificate Fall term with a late August program start date.
Bachelor of NursingCareers

Career opportunities

Upon successful completion of the program, you’ll be eligible to write the NCLEX-RN exam to be licensed as a registered nurse. This will open career opportunities for you in a range of health care facilities, including:

  • community and home care agencies
  • acute and long-term care facilities
  • primary care clinics
  • educational institutions
  • government agencies
Bachelor of Nursing
Bachelor of Nursing – After DegreeCareers

Career opportunities

When you complete the program, you’ll be eligible to write the NCLEX-RN exam to become a licensed registered nurse. This will open employment opportunities for you in:

  • community and home care agencies
  • acute and long-term care facilities
  • primary care clinics
  • educational institutions
  • government agencies
  • hospitals
Bachelor of Nursing September
Business AdministrationCareers

Career opportunities

A variety of opportunities will await you once you graduate. You’ll have the option to continue your studies, obtain a professional designation or immediately pursue your career in fields such as:

  • accounting
  • advertising
  • agri-business
  • banking
  • e-commerce
  • energy industry
  • entrepreneurship
  • financial services
  • human resources
  • management
  • marketing
  • retail management
  • sales
  • taxation
  • technology
Diploma with Designated Major September, January and May
CarpenterCareers

Career opportunities

You’ll have plenty of options available to you following the completion of your apprenticeship. Keep your career goals in mind as you find employment as a(n):

  • apprentice carpenter
  • journeyman carpenter
  • foreman
  • subcontractor
  • construction superintendent
  • contractor
Certified 'Journeyman' Papers
Child and Youth CareCareers

Career opportunities

When you graduate, you’ll be ready to work with children, youth and families in a wide variety of settings, including:

  • residential and treatment programs
  • family support work
  • group homes
  • independent living programs
  • schools
  • recreation and community centres
  • women’s emergency centres
  • foster care
  • young offender centres
  • drop-in centres
  • hospitals
  • adolescent psychiatry
Diploma September, January
Civil Engineering TechnologyCareers

Career opportunities

All the classroom, fieldwork and project experience you gain from the program will prepare you for a great career as a:

  • civil engineering technologist
  • geo-technologist
  • roadway designer
  • infrastructure designer
  • subdivision designer
  • construction estimator
  • construction manager
  • structural design assistant
  • structural designer
  • quality control inspector
  • construction designer
  • materials testing technologist
Diploma September
College and University Preparation (Upgrading)Careers

Your future

The career of your dreams is waiting. Many courses are accepted in lieu of high school courses for admission at Alberta’s universities, colleges and technical institutes, as well as most colleges and universities in the United States. Or you can stay close to home and take one of our programs, such as:

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice – Policing
  • Educational Assistant
  • Exercise Science
  • General Studies
  • Multimedia Production
  • Natural Resource Compliance
  • Unit Clerk Training
Credential of Achievement September, January and May
Commercial Vehicle EnforcementCareers

Career opportunities

The need for qualified commercial vehicle enforcement officers is great and your certificate will increase your chances of employment with commercial vehicle agencies across Canada, such as:

  • Alberta Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Branch
  • Saskatchewan Highway Transport Patrol
Certificate Summer Term
Computer Information TechnologyCareers

Career opportunities

When you graduate from the Computer Information Technology program, you’ll be able to find employment in a variety of positions, including:

  • programmer analyst
  • software developer
  • database designer/developer
  • software testing specialist
  • information systems project manager
  • business and systems analyst
  • web developer and administrator
  • network analyst/technician
  • IT support specialist
  • computer service technician
  • GIS developer
  • mobile app developer
Diploma September, January
Conservation Enforcement – Bachelor of Applied ScienceCareers

Career opportunities

Where will your degree in Conservation Enforcement take you? It could take you across Canada and all around North America in a meaningful career conserving the planet. Your career opportunities include:

  • conservation officer
  • fishery officer
  • park patrol officer
  • park ranger
  • environmental investigator/inspector
  • municipal police officer
  • RCMP officer
  • fish and wildlife officer
  • wildlife investigator
  • pollution control officer
  • resource management officer
Bachelor of Applied Science September
CookCareers

Career opportunities

In just three short years, you’ll be ready to write the Red Seal exam and pursue your career in:

  • restaurants
  • clubs
  • institutions
  • hotels
  • bases and camps
Certified 'Journeyman' Papers August
Correctional StudiesCareers

Career opportunities

At the end of the program, you’ll be prepared for work throughout the criminal justice system in positions such as:

  • corrections officer
  • youth worker
  • probation officer
  • parole officer
  • youth probation officer
  • border services officer
  • commercial vehicle enforcement officer
Diploma September and January (on campus and online), May (online only)
Criminal Justice – PolicingCareers

Career opportunities

You’ll leave our program with a comprehensive understanding of the criminal justice system and a valuable range of practical skills and abilities. You’ll be ready to do justice with:

  • municipal police services
  • provincial police services
  • provincial enforcement agencies
  • federal enforcement agencies
  • Canada border services
  • emergency services
  • correctional agencies
  • security agencies
  • provincial protection agencies
Diploma September and January (on campus and online), May (online only)
Culinary CareersCareers

Career opportunities

You’ll be able to find employment throughout Canada and abroad in a variety of culinary roles, including:

  • baker
  • banquet chef
  • business owner
  • caterer
  • corporate chef
  • food and beverage manager
  • food sales representative
  • line cook
  • prep cool
  • sous chef
Diploma Fall (September) term with a late August program start date, January
Digital Communications and MediaCareers

Career opportunities

Just like our other grads, you’ll find yourself working with companies like Global TV, CTV, Shaw TV, and a host of Canadian daily and weekly newspapers, magazines and corporations in positions such as:

  • radio/TV producer/scriptwriter
  • radio/TV announcer/news anchor
  • media account representative
  • commercial writer
  • graphic designer
  • communications specialist
  • digital journalist
  • copyeditor
  • social media content manager
  • photographer/videographer
  • video editor
  • media production company owner
Diploma September
Early Childhood EducationCareers

Career opportunities

When you graduate from either ECE program, your in-demand skills will open up opportunities in:

  • child care centres
  • early learning programs
  • kindergarten classes
  • preschool programs
  • family group care programs
  • schools
  • toy manufacturers
  • parenting centres
  • public education agencies
  • recreational facilities
Certificate (Year 1) / Diploma (Year 2) September and January (on campus and online), May (online only)
Ecosystem Management – Bachelor of Applied ScienceCareers

Career opportunities

After graduation, you’ll be in demand with this unique degree and ready to hit the trails in positions such as:

  • resource, fish and wildlife technologist
  • habitat specialist
  • reclamation specialist
  • assistant/associate agrologist/biologist
  • resource/environmental manager
Bachelor of Applied Science September
Educational AssistantCareers

Career opportunities

When you complete the certificate or the diploma program, your expertise will be in high demand. You’ll be able to find employment opportunities in:

  • elementary middle and high schools
  • kindergartens and preschools
  • recreation and community centres
  • before- and after-school programs
  • early intervention programs
  • private schools
  • respite care for children with special needs
  • summer camps and summer recreation programs for children with special needs
Certificate (Year 1) / Diploma (Year 2) September, January and May
ElectricianCareers

Career opportunities

When you finish your apprenticeship, you’ll be prepared for such positions as:

  • journeyman electrician
  • supervisor
  • estimator
  • electrical inspector
  • business owner
Certified 'Journeyman' Papers
Electrician – Alternate DeliveryCareers

Career opportunities

When you finish your apprenticeship, you’ll be prepared for such positions as:

  • apprentice electrician
  • journeyman electrician
  • supervisor
  • estimator
  • electrical inspector
  • business owner
Certified 'Journeyman' Papers
Emergency Medical ServicesCareers

Your future

Upon successful completion of these programs, you’ll be ready to save lives in any corner of the province.

Engineering Design and Drafting TechnologyCareers

Career opportunities

When you graduate, your ability to produce high quality engineering designs and plans that meet the standards of the best in the industry will put you in demand for technologist positions in:

  • architectural practices
  • civil engineering companies
  • manufacturing companies
  • mechanical engineering companies
  • construction and building firms
  • petrochemical companies
  • surveying companies
  • aerospace companies
  • all levels of government
Diploma September
English as a Second Language (ESL)Careers

Your future

When you complete your English as a Second Language studies, you’ll be able to enroll in one of our many college programs, such as:

  • Business Administration
  • Culinary Studies
  • University Transfer Programs
  • Computer Information Technology
  • Environmental Science
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Engineering Technology
  • Practical Nursing
Certificate of Completion September, January and May
Environmental Assessment and RestorationCareers

Career opportunities

When you graduate, you’ll have a comprehensive grounding in law, technical skills and science that will put you in high demand for positions such as:

  • environmental technologist
  • soil quality technologist
  • water survey technologist
  • watershed management coordinator
  • environmental investigator
  • water quality technologist
  • environmental assessment officer
  • environmental compliance officer
  • pollution prevention officer
  • reclamation technician
Diploma September
Exercise ScienceCareers

Career opportunities

With two fitness leadership designations and a diploma in Exercise Science, you’ll be ready for work in a variety of capacities within the fitness industry, including:

  • fitness clubs
  • sport teams
  • professional corporations
  • personal fitness care
  • medical clinics
  • schools/outreach programs
  • physiotherapy clinics
  • sport organizations
  • rehabilitation agencies
  • health/resort spas
  • recreation groups
  • travel industry
  • community facilities
  • senior centres
Diploma September
Fashion Design and Sustainable ProductionCareers

Career opportunities

A vast array of career opportunities will be available to you right after graduation, including:

  • assistant fashion designer
  • fit technician
  • trend and colour specialist
  • fashion buyer
  • technical designer
  • product developer
  • pattern drafter
  • purchase coordinator
  • sample room technician
  • apparel head office positions
  • visual merchandiser
Diploma September
General StudiesCareers

Career opportunities

Your options after graduation are endless. Many of our graduates continue their education and find careers they love as:

  • scientists
  • teachers
  • business entrepreneurs
  • nurses
  • events coordinators
Diploma with Designated Major September, January, May
General Studies – FNMI Career PathwaysCareers

Your future

You’ll be prepared for full-time studies in your choice of a Lethbridge College program, including:

  • Agriculture Sciences
  • Business Administration
  • Child and Youth Care
  • Computer Information Technology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • General Studies
  • Digital Communications and Media
  • Multimedia Production
  • Natural Resource Compliance
  • Criminal Justice – Policing
  • Correctional Studies
Certificate September
Geomatics Engineering TechnologyCareers

Career opportunities

The valuable combination of technical knowledge, interpretive skills and hands-on experience you’ll learn will make you highly employable in:

  • survey engineering companies
  • civil engineering companies
  • environmental consulting companies
  • natural resource companies
  • all levels of government
  • law enforcement agencies
  • agricultural companies
  • land planning agencies
Diploma September
Health Care AideCareers

Career opportunities

Your certificate in the Health Care Aide program will prepare you for a wide range of employment opportunities including:

  • hospitals
  • doctors’ practices
  • medical clinics
  • private health care providers
  • long-term care facilities
  • respite facilities
  • hospice facilities
  • health care agencies
Certificate September, January
Heavy Equipment TechnicianCareers

Career opportunities

Once you finish your apprenticeship, you’ll be able to start your career in industries that use heavy equipment such as:

  • mining
  • forestry
  • construction
  • landscaping
  • agriculture
  • transportation
  • manufacturing
Certified 'Journeyman' Papers
Interior Design TechnologyCareers

Career opportunities

You’ll graduate with a comprehensive grounding in design theory and application, ready to let your imagination loose with design teams in:

  • commercial design
  • office design
  • kitchen and bath design
  • residential design
  • home staging
Diploma September
Justice Studies – Bachelor of Applied ArtsCareers

Career opportunities

When you graduate, you’ll have the academic and practical background to work in a variety of advanced positions, including:

  • supervisor or manager in justice organizations
  • probation officer
  • parole officer
  • addictions counsellor
  • child and youth care worker
  • case worker in provincial and federal justice organizations
  • program coordinator for at-risk youth
  • victims’ assistance advisor
Bachelor of Applied Arts September and January (on campus and online), May (online only)
Massage TherapyCareers

Career opportunities

As a successful grad of our Massage Therapy program, you’ll be prepared for entry-level positions as a massage therapist in a growing number of settings, including:

  • massage clinics
  • sports medicine clinics
  • private health care facilities
  • hotel and resort spas
  • physiotherapy clinics
  • chiropractic clinics
Diploma September
Medical Device ReprocessingCareers

Career opportunities

When you complete our certificate, you’ll be ready to begin you career in a variety of medical environments, including:

  • hospital central processing facilities
  • hospital operating rooms
  • day procedure facilities
  • doctors’ practices
  • long-term care facilities
  • private health care providers
  • surgical centres
Certificate September
Multimedia ProductionCareers

Career opportunities

Upon graduation, you’ll be ready for employment in the multimedia industry in positions such as:

  • new media e-learning specialist
  • new media entrepreneur
  • web and interactive media designer
  • web and interactive programmer/developer
  • front-end developer
  • mobile app developer
  • motion graphics specialist
  • interactive advertising/marketing specialist
  • business training developer
  • web game/simulation designer/developer
  • interactive narrative designer
  • social media strategist
  • user experience designer
  • freelancer
  • 2-D/3-D animator
Diploma September
Natural Resource ComplianceCareers

Career opportunities

When you finish the Natural Resource Compliance program, you’ll be ready to begin your career in conservation enforcement as a:

  • conservation officer
  • fishery officer
  • park patrol officer
  • park ranger
  • environmental investigator/inspector
  • municipal police officer
  • RCMP officer
  • fish and wildlife officer
  • wildlife investigator
  • pollution control officer
  • resource management officer
Diploma September
Parts TechnicianCareers

Career opportunities

When you finish your apprenticeship training, you’ll be an expert in parts management. You’ll find employment in wholesale groups, retail businesses and warehouse distributors in positions such as:

  • receiving clerk
  • driver
  • parts clerk
  • parts department manager
  • sales representative
  • store manager
Certified 'Journeyman' Papers
Perioperative Post-Diploma NursingCareers

Career opportunities

When you finish the Perioperative Post-Diploma Nursing program, you’ll be prepared to provide patient-centred care in any facility performing surgical intervention, including:

  • operating rooms
  • health care facilities
  • surgical areas
  • day surgery
  • day procedures
  • patient recovery
Certificate September
PlumberCareers

Career opportunities

You’ll have all the skills you need when you finish your apprenticeship to find employment through:

  • commercial and residential construction companies
  • renovation companies
  • plumbing repair shops
  • self-employment
Certified 'Journeyman' Papers
Plumber and Gasfitter (B)Careers

Career opportunities

You’ll have all the skills you need when you finish your apprenticeship to find employment through:

  • commercial and residential construction companies
  • renovation companies
  • plumbing repair shops
  • self-employment
Certified 'Journeyman' Papers
Police Cadet TrainingCareers

Your future

You’ll be ready to hit the streets with your sharp skills once you graduate. You’ll be awarded a Credential of Academic Achievement in Police Cadet Training to take into your career as a police officer.

Credential of Achievement
Practical NursingCareers

Career opportunities

Upon graduation, you’ll be eligible to write the national Practical Nursing exam. After you pass, career opportunities will be available to you in:

  • acute care facilities
  • community health agencies
  • continuing care facilities
  • primary care clinics
  • physician offices
  • educational institutions
  • assisted living centres
  • occupational health departments
Diploma September
Renewable Resource ManagementCareers

Career opportunities

With a comprehensive grounding in the applied science skills needed for this line of work, you’ll be prepared for a wide variety of environmental and natural resource management career opportunities, such as:

  • biological technician
  • field research technician
  • environmental technician
  • resource management technician
Diploma September
Therapeutic Recreation – GerontologyCareers

Career opportunities

Our program will put you in demand as an integral member of the health care team. You’ll be prepared for work in:

  • mental health facilities
  • adult day programs
  • respite care facilities
  • special assessment units
  • long-term care facilities
  • senior recreation facilities
  • adult living facilities
  • hospitals
  • acute care facilities
  • assisted living facilities
  • senior centres
  • group homes
Diploma September (on-campus and online), January (online only)
Unit Clerk TrainingCareers

Career opportunities

With a certificate in Unit Clerk Training, you’ll be ready for entry-level positions in a variety of medical environments, including:

  • hospitals
  • doctors’ practices
  • medical clinics
  • private health care providers
  • long-term care facilities
  • respite facilities
  • hospice facilities
  • health care agencies
Certificate January
WelderCareers

Career opportunities

As a welder, you’ll find yourself in demand in a variety of capacities. When you complete your apprenticeship, you’ll be ready to work in:

  • vessel or structural steel assembly
  • commercial construction
  • steel fabrication
  • heavy equipment repair
  • pipeline construction
  • industrial construction
Certified 'Journeyman' Papers
Welder – Wire Process OperatorCareers

Career opportunities

As a welder, you’ll find yourself in demand in a variety of capacities. When you complete your apprenticeship, you’ll be ready to work in:

  • vessel or structural steel assembly
  • commercial construction
  • steel fabrication
  • heavy equipment repair
  • pipeline construction
  • industrial construction
Certified 'Journeyman' Papers
Wind Turbine TechnicianCareers

Career opportunities

Once certified, your skills will be extremely marketable in this burgeoning industry; many of our students are hired within day of graduation. You’ll have multiple future career pathways as a:

  • wind turbine maintenance technician
  • wind turbine construction
  • wind turbine manufacturing
  • wind turbine blade repair
Certificate September, January