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Continuing Education:


Whether its for recreational purposes or you're trying to land a career in the industry, the Olds College Horticulture programs are where you can learn everything you want to know to get you started.

Continuing Education Department

Phone: 1-800-661-6537

Continuing Education: Horticulture

Prairie Hort Certificate

This program is unique among horticulture programs in Canada with a convenient distance format, four areas of study to choose from and content relevant to the prairie environment. 

The PHC Program will benefit you whether you want to:

  • turn your passion for gardening into your own business
  • find a job or advance to a better job or increase your salary in the horticulture field
  • garden with the confidence of an expert

The PHC is jointly offered by Olds College, University of Manitoba, Assiniboine Community College and University of Saskatchewan with three terms per year in Fall, Winter and Spring. 

Audubon International Certified Environmental Professional

The Audubon International Certified Environmental Professional (AICEP) program was developed in response to the growing demand for trained professionals that can effectively incorporate the sustainable use of natural resources on a wide range of properties, including recreational lands, lodging facilities, agricultural operations, commercial buildings, and industrial lands.