In Lethbridge College’s Commercial Greenhouse Technician Certificate, your classroom is wherever works for you but you’ll supplement your online learning with work integrated learning at a greenhouse where you’ll put theory to practice. You’ll receive training in the basics of greenhouse design and management including plant physiology and then reinforce that training under supervision in a commercial setting. One of the primary objectives is to learn troubleshooting skills, such as pest identification and nutrient management, to help maximize production.

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Career Opportunities

  • Greenhouse Supervisor
  • Greenhouse Technician

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Different commercial greenhouse partners


years that students have chosen Lethbridge College to learn about agriculture




Credential / Accreditation



1 year

Dates and Deadlines

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This program is not available for International Students.

Applicants to this program do not require a high school diploma, however, they must satisfy the following specific program requirements or equivalencies: Grade 10 English and Grade 10 Math.

Non-Academic Requirements

A valid driver's license is recommended.

Students must have an internship placement at the time of enrollment.

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Delivery Formats

Online – Asynchronous

This program is offered in an online asynchronous format meaning learning does not occur at the same time or same place. Instructors provide materials for online completion, including online readings, recorded lectures or presentations, posted lecture notes, video content, assignments and exams. Students access course materials within a flexible timeframe prescribed by the instructor.


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11CGT1150Commercial Greenhouse Basics3
11CGT1151Greenhouse Plant Physiology3
11CGT1152Greenhouse Facility Design3
12CGT1153Greenhouse Pest Management3
12CGT1154Greenhouse Water Quality3
12CGT1155Greenhouse Food Safety3
13CGT1156Greenhouse Human Resources3
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