Olds College of Agriculture & Technology

Arboriculture Technician Certificate

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Program Information

School:Olds College of Agriculture & Technology
Faculty:School of Life Science and Business
Field of Study:Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
Science Technologies/Technicians, General
Description:Climb your way to an exciting career in urban forestry with the Arboriculture Technician Certificate. Led by the guiding principles of tree management in sustainable urban ecosystems, this four month long program will equip you with current industry safety standards and practices while you hone your skills in the trees.

Led by industry trained instructors, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the life of trees by conducting ground and aerial operations, pruning and performing tree risk assessments. As the only program of its kind in Alberta, you’ll have the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience practicing your skills in our 12,000 square foot on campus Landscape Pavilion, along with the College’s urban forest.
URL:Arboriculture Technician Certificate at Olds College of Agriculture & Technology
Length:4 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $7,868

Total cost per year including tuition, fees, books, and supplies: $10,355.76

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*50
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics  or  Grade11 Precalculus 
  • 2 of   Biology  or   Chemistry  or   Science 
50% or better in English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2
50% or better in Math 20-1 or 20-2
50% or better in two of Biology 20, Chemistry 20, Science 20, OR One of Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Science 30
Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement
Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on May 18, 2023

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