Length of Program: 1 YearProgram Intakes: Fall Intake (September program start)Fall 2020

Agriculture Technology Integration Post-Diploma Certificate

Agriculture Technology Post Diploma Certificate

This dynamic NEW post-diploma certificate in Agriculture Technology Integration is designed to provide students with an understanding of how related technologies and components interact to provide accurate information and real-time monitoring and controls to the agriculture producer. You will be provided with opportunities to recognize the connectedness of, and interactions between hardware and software to enable producers maximum uptime in the field. You will learn to link emerging technologies with existing farm infrastructure including the installation, calibration, troubleshooting and repair of precision agriculture hardware and equipment, including mechanical, hydraulic and software systems.

What can you expect from our program?

You can expect a blended course delivery, of face-to-face classes on the Olds College campus and high tech, hands on experiences at the Olds College Smart Farm.

  

Who is this program for?

To qualify for admission, students must hold a diploma or degree in mechanics, agriculture, land, environment, technology, engineering, forestry or information systems, or a journeyman agriculture equipment technician or heavy equipment technician.

Program at a glance

Credential: Post-Diploma Certificate

Length of Program: 1 year

Method of Delivery: Olds Campus

Program Intakes: The first intake will be September 2020

Applications Open: October 1 for the 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

Tuition & Fees: $5,800 / Books & Supplies: $1,400

*These fees are provided as estimates only for the purposes of budgeting. Please note that all fees are best estimates and are subject to change.

Admission Requirements:   

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA in the required credits from a diploma or degree in the study of mechanics, agriculture, land, environment, technology, engineering, forestry,or information systems;
    Or
  • Journeyman Agricultural Equipment Technician or Heavy Equipment Technician

Students may not receive advance credit based on credits previously achieved as part of the admission requirement.