Olds College Discovery Day

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Ready to Grow Your Career with Olds College? We are so glad you’re joining us for our Virtual Discovery Day! This event has been created to help you learn about our unique, hands-on programs, the services & supports available to you as a (soon to be) Olds College student, and to make sure all of your questions get answered. So come on in and Experience Olds College! 

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Olds College Discovery Day

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Ready to Grow Your Career with Olds College? 

We are so glad you’re joining us for our Virtual Discovery Day!

This event has been created to help you learn about our unique, hands-on programs, the services & supports available to you as a (soon to be) Olds College student, and to make sure all of your questions get answered. So come on in and Experience Olds College!

Register Today

All participants must register in advance in order to get access to the virtual event platform.

The first 150 people to register will receive an Olds College Gift Pack in the mail, so register today!

  

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Discovery Day Schedule

Apply for FREE! - 11:00am - 7:00pm

Take this opportunity to submit a FREE application to Olds College for the upcoming 2021-2022 academic year.

Virtual Exhibit Booths - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Explore all of the Olds College programs as well as various services and supports. Chat with faculty and staff to get all of your questions answered. 

Virtual Breakout Sessions - 1:00pm - 7:00pm

Choose from a variety of virtual breakout sessions that will explore Olds College programs, the application process, campus housing, and much more. 

Breakout Session Schedule

Staff from the Admissions & Recruitment team will be online for the duration of the event to ensure all of your questions are answered.

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Program Information

At Olds College our programs equip you with the knowledge and hands-on skills to enter a variety of careers in areas that you are passionate about. Our small class sizes allow you to connect with your instructors and classmates, creating an environment where it’s easy to learn and ask questions.

Explore our unique, hands-on programs on our Program Page or click on any of the programs listed below to find out more about them.

Olds College offers a variety of certificate, diploma and applied degree options in the following areas:

Agricultural & Heavy Equipment Certificate & Diploma

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Credential: Certificate

Length of Program: Year 1 (Certificate) + Year 2 (Diploma)

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (September program start)

Applications Open: October 1

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details.

  • Year 1 Tuition & Fees: $5,950 / Books & Supplies: $4,200
  • Year 2 Tuition & Fees: $5,950 / Books & Supplies: $1,070

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Agricultural Equipment Technician Apprenticeship

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Credential: Apprenticeship

Length of Program: Eight (8) weeks of technical training for each period, 4 Periods in total

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Various

Registration Opens: May

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details.

  • Per Period: Tuition & Fees: $1,155 / Books & Supplies: $300

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Agricultural Management Diploma

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Credential: Diploma

Length of Program: 2 years

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (September program start)

Applications Open: October 1 

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Year 1: Tuition & Fees: $5,950 / Books & Supplies: $2,300
  • Year 2: Tuition & Fees: $5,950 / Books & Supplies: $1,000

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Agriculture Technology Integration Post-Diploma Certificate

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Credential: Post-Diploma Certificate

Length of Program: 8 Months

Method of Delivery: On-Campus or Blended

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (September program start)

Applications Open: October 1 

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Tuition & Fees: $5,950 / Books & Supplies: $1,500

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Animal Health Technology Diploma

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Credential: Diploma

Length of Program: 16 Months (Accelerated format with minimal breaks)

Method of Delivery: Blended. The program will begin with two online courses which will be completed prior to arrival on campus. Upon completion of the online courses, students will be on campus for three back to back 4-month semesters, delivered over 12-months. See the PDF

Program Intakes: Three intakes per year: Summer intake (July program start), Fall intake (October program start), Winter intake (February/ March program start).

Applications Open: October 1 for Summer intake, December 1 for Fall intake, March 1 for Winter intake

Selection Process for Admission: Competitive Entry

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Year 1: Tuition & Fees: $9,490 / Books & Supplies: $1,100
  • Year 2: Tuition & Fees: $4,040 / Books & Supplies: $600

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change

Arboriculture Technician Certificate

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Credential: Certificate

Length of Program: 4 Months

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Winter Intake (January program start)

Applications Open: February 1

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Tuition & Fees: $3,200 / Books & Supplies: $500

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Bachelor of Applied Science - Agribusiness

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Credential: Applied Degree

Length of Program: Diploma + minimum 16 Months

Method of Delivery: On-Campus (Directed Field Study at location of choice approved by Olds College)

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (September program start)

Applications Open: October 1

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Year 3: Tuition & Fees: $5,950 / Books & Supplies: $1,700
  • Year 4: Tuition & Fees: $4,150 / Books & Supplies: $0

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Bachelor of Applied Science - Golf Course Management

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Credential: Applied Degree

Length of Program: Diploma + 2 Years

Method of Delivery: Blended (Directed Field Study at location of choice approved by Olds College)

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (November program start)

Applications Open: October 1

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Year 3: Tuition & Fees: $5,820 / Books & Supplies: $500
  • Year 4: Tuition & Fees: $4,150 / Books & Supplies: $0

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Bachelor of Applied Science - Horticulture

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Credential: Applied Degree

Length of Program: Diploma + 2 Years

Method of Delivery: Blended (Directed Field Study at location of choice approved by Olds College)

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (November program start)

Applications Open: October 1

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Year 3: Tuition & Fees: $5,820 / Books & Supplies: $500
  • Year 4: Tuition & Fees: $4,680 / Books & Supplies: $0

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Brewmaster & Brewery Operations Management Diploma

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Credential: Diploma

Length of Program: 2 Years

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (September program start)

Applications Open: October 1

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Year 1: Tuition & Fees: $6,820 / Books & Supplies: $1,000
  • Year 2: Tuition & Fees: $6,820 / Books & Supplies: $500

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Business Management Certificate

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Credential: Certificate

Length of Program: 1 Year

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (September program start)

Applications Open: October 1

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Tuition & Fees: $5,950 / Books & Supplies: $2,000

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Business Management Diploma - General Management

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Credential: Diploma

Length of Program: Certificate + 1 Year

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (September program start)

Applications Open: October 1

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Tuition & Fees: $5,950 / Books & Supplies: $2,000

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Business Management Diploma - Sports Management

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Credential: Diploma

Length of Program: 2 Years

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (September program start)

Applications Open: October 1

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Year 1: Tuition & Fees: $5,950 / Books & Supplies: $2,000
  • Year 2: Tuition & Fees: $5,950 / Books & Supplies: $2,000

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Equine Reproduction Technician Certificate

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Credential: Certificate

Length of Program: 1 Year

Method of Delivery: Blended. The online portion of the program consists of two, seven week terms. The first term will be offered from late October to early December. The second will be offered from early January until late February. The onsite portion of the program will be offered from early March until the end of June. Students will be required to successfully complete online courses before being allowed to participate in the onsite component of the program.

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (mid-October program start)

Applications Open: October 1

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Tuition & Fees: $5,850 / Books & Supplies: $1,000

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Farrier Science Certificate

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Credential: Certificate

Length of Program: 1 Year

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (September program start)

Applications Open: October 1

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Tuition & Fees: $6,150 / Books & Supplies: $3,575

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate

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Credential: Certificate

Length of Program: 12 Weeks

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (September program start) and Winter Intake (March program start)

Applications Open: October 1 for Fall Intake, March 1 for Winter Intake

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Tuition & Fees: $12, 220 / Books & Supplies: $1,000

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Heavy Equipment Technician Apprenticeship

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Credential: Apprenticeship

Length of Program: Eight (8) weeks of technical training for each period, 4 Periods in total

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Various

Registration Opens: May

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details.

  • Per Period: Tuition & Fees: $1,155 / Books & Supplies: $300

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Horticulture Technologist Diploma

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Credential: Diploma

Length of Program: 2 Years

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (September program start) 

Applications Open: October 1

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Year 1: Tuition & Fees: $5,950 / Books & Supplies: $1,150
  • Year 2: Tuition & Fees: $5,950 / Books & Supplies: $800

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Hospitality & Tourism Management Diploma

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Credential: Diploma

Length of Program: 15 Month Accelerated OR 2 Year Pathway

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Summer Intake (mid-August program start) 

Applications Open: October 1

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

15-Month Pathway:

  • Year 1: Tuition & Fees: $12,150 / Books & Supplies: $1,200
  • Year 2: Tuition & Fees: $1,670 / Books & Supplies: $0

2-Year Pathway:

  • Year 1: Tuition & Fees: $9,970 / Books & Supplies: $1,200
  • Year 2: Tuition & Fees: $4,250 / Books & Supplies: $0

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Land & Water Resources Diploma

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Credential: Diploma

Length of Program: 2 Years

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (September program start) 

Applications Open: October 1

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Year 1: Tuition & Fees: $5,950 / Books & Supplies: $1,400
  • Year 2: Tuition & Fees: $5,950 / Books & Supplies: $400

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Landscape Horticulturist Apprenticeship

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Credential: Apprenticeship

Length of Program: Eight (8) weeks of technical training for each period, 4 Periods in total

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Various

Registration Opens: May

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details.

  • Per Period: Tuition & Fees: $1,155 / Books & Supplies: $300

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Meat Processing Certificate

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Credential: Certificate

Length of Program: 15 Weeks

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (September program start), Winter Intake (January program start), Spring Intake (May program start)

Applications Open: October 1 for Fall Intake, February 1 for Winter Intake, June 1 for Spring Intake

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Tuition & Fees: $3,160 / Books & Supplies: $1,100

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Precision Agriculture - Techgronomy

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Credential: Diploma

Length of Program: 2 Years

Method of Delivery: On-Campus OR Blended

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (September program start) 

Applications Open: October 1

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Year 1: Tuition & Fees: $7,180 / Books & Supplies: $1,500
  • Year 2: TBD

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Pre-Employment Heavy Equipment Technician

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Credential: Certificate

Length of Program: 12 Weeks

Methd of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (September program start) and Winter Intake (January/February program start)

Applications Open: October 1 for Fall Intake, February 1 for Winter Intake

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Tuition & Fees: $5,850 / Books & Supplies: $290
*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the   Fee Schedule ) and all fees are subject to change.
Pre-Employment Motorcycle Mechanic

Pre-Employment Motorcycle Mechanic

Credential: Certificate

Length of Program: 12 Weeks

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Winter Intake (January/February program start)

Applications Open: February 1 for Winter Intake

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Tuition & Fees: $6,430 / Books & Supplies: $320

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Pre-Employment Welder

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Credential: Certificate

Length of Program: 12 Weeks

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (September program start) and Winter Intake (January/February program start)

Applications Open: October 1 for Fall Intake, February 1 for Winter Intake

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Tuition & Fees: $6,900 / Books & Supplies: $290

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Transitional Employment Program

Transitional Employment Program

Credential: Certificate

Length of Program: 11 Months

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Summer Intake (mid-August program start)

Applications Open: October 1 for Summer Intake

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Tuition & Fees: $12,800 / Books & Supplies: $450

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Turfgrass Management Diploma

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Credential: Diploma

Length of Program: 2 Years

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Winter Intake (January program start) 

Applications Open: February 1

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Year 1: Tuition & Fees: $5,820 / Books & Supplies: $400
  • Year 2: Tuition & Fees: $5,820 / Books & Supplies: $400

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Veterinary Medical Receptionist Certificate

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Credential: Certificate

Length of Program: 1 Year

Method of Delivery: On-Campus OR Blended

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (September program start)

Applications Open: October 1 for Fall Intake

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • On-Campus: Tuition & Fees: $5,940 / Books & Supplies: $800
  • Blended: Tuition & Fees: $5,730 / Books & Supplies: $800

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Veterinary Technical Assistant Certificate

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Credential: Certificate

Length of Program: 4 Months

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Fall Intake (September program start)

Applications Open: October 1

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details

  • Tuition & Fees: $3,570 / Books & Supplies: $400

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Welder Apprenticeship

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Credential: Apprenticeship

Length of Program: Eight (8) weeks of technical training for each period, 3 Periods in total

Method of Delivery: On-Campus

Program Intakes: Various

Registration Opens: May

Selection Process for Admission: First Qualified, First Accepted

Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Books, and Supplies: Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for details.

  • Per Period: Tuition & Fees: $1,155 / Books & Supplies: $300

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that this is an estimate for domestic students (international students should refer to the Fee Schedule) and all fees are subject to change.

Apply Now!

Are you currently in Grade 12 or have already finished high school? 

If you’re ready to begin the next stage of your education journey with Olds College, then check out the Admissions page of our website and review the Application Checklist to ensure you are ready to submit your application.

All applicants to Olds College, whether you went to high school in Alberta, elsewhere in Canada or somewhere else in the world, are encouraged to submit an online application through the ApplyAlberta system.

The ApplyAlberta system will allow you to create a profile with your personal information and academic history. This information is filled in automatically on your application(s) to Alberta post-secondary institutions.

You will need the following:

  1. MyAlberta Digital ID. You will be prompted to create a MyAlberta Digital ID if you do not already have one. A MyAlberta Digital ID BASIC account is required to access ApplyAlberta.  You do not need to create a MyAlberta Digital ID VERIFIED account to access ApplyAlberta.

  2. Your Alberta Student Number (ASN).  If you have applied to or attended a school or post-secondary institution in Alberta, you will already have an ASN.  To find your ASN, you can use the  ASN Lookup service. If you do not have an ASN because you went to high school in another province or country, the ApplyAlberta system will assign one to you.

  3. Names of all high schools and post-secondary institutions you have attended or are currently attending.

  4. High school courses and marks (for currently enrolled Canadian students only).

  5. A credit card will be necessary to pay any application fees charged by the institution(s).

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Apply to Olds College

Once you have set-up your MyAlberta Digital ID and created your profile in ApplyAlberta, you’re ready to complete an application to Olds College. 

If you need some help navigating the online application, check out this Step-by-Step Guide

Having problems? Chat with an Admissions & Recruitment representative for basic questions or contact the ApplyAlberta Help Desk for any major issues with the online application.

Services & Support Information

Olds College offers a variety of services & supports for our students to help ensure that they are happy, healthy and successful during their time here.

Learn more about all the great people who are here to support YOU:

Accessibility Services

Accessibility Services at Olds College is committed to creating an inclusive and optimal learning environment for all students. Offering a variety of supports and services for students with diagnosed disabilities, mental health diagnosis, or learning challenges, Accessibility Services works  to remove barriers and promote success. 

View the Accessibility Page

Broncos Athletics

Olds College Broncos

Creating a community culture of academic and athletic excellence.

Olds College student athletes compete at the highest level in the provincial Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) and national Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) leagues. We have teams in men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball, soccer, futsal, badminton, curling and women’s hockey. Olds College is also home to a well-recognized rodeo program. Our varsity rodeo athletes compete in the Canadian Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (CIRA). Whether you’re playing in the game or cheering from the stands, all our students can enjoy the thrill of sports.

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CLC Fitness Centre

The CLC Fitness Centre offers a diverse range of fitness and recreation programs, activities and services designed to encourage an active, healthy lifestyle! We welcome community, staff and students to come speak with our fitness staff so we can help you achieve your fitness goals! 

CLC Fitness Centre

Health & Wellness Services

Olds College provides direct services to support your overall health and well-being. This year more than ever we want to do what we can to help help keep you healthy we are the main point of contact for any students on campus who are required to self-isolate we also provide virtual and in-person health care services counseling supports and initiatives that will help you achieve that balanced lifestyle these initiatives include things like yoga, meditation, dog night, art night, financial literacy sessions and healthy lifestyles workshops.

Health & Wellness Services Video

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Scholarships & Awards

Olds College offers over 400 awards, valued at over $450,000 in scholarships, bursaries and prizes. We are very grateful to our many award donors for their generous support of our students! There are three disbursements of student awards at Olds College:

  1. Fall Scholarships, Bursaries & Prizes: awarded in December
  2. Winter Scholarships, Bursaries & Prizes: awarded in March
  3. Graduation Scholarships, Bursaries & Prizes: distributed after final grades are tabulated

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Student Funding

There are many options to help you fund your education. Our Financial Aid Officer on campus will be more than happy to assist you prepare student loan documentation, provide confirmation of enrolment to release RESP's or obtain private loans, and help you find funding.

Full Time Funding

Government student loans are interest-free while you are in school, and you don't have to start paying back the loan until six months after your full-time enrolment ends. When you submit an application for a full-time government student loan, you will automatically be assessed for the grants and bursaries offered by the federal and provincial governments as part of the student loans program.

Part-Time Funding

Government student loans are based on your assessed financial need. Qualified part-time students in Canada could get up to $10,000 in federal loans. In addition, part-time student grants are also available. Your eligibility for grants is assessed automatically when you apply and qualify for student financial assistance through your province or territory of residence.

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The Students' Association of Olds College plays an important role – they represent the student voice on campus by voicing your needs, issues and priorities to Olds College staff, faculty and executive.

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Enter to Win!

Enter to win an Olds College Gift Pack that includes a hoodie, a Billy the Bronco stuffy and much more. The lucky winner will also receive a $500 Tuition Credit to Olds CollegeYour name will be entered into the draw if you do one of the following during the Virtual Discovery Day:

Draw will be made on Monday, May 10th. The winner will be contacted via email. Good luck!

Olds College Hoodies and Gift Cards will be given out during each Breakout Session, so make sure you attend as many as possible!

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