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Credential: Diploma

Length of Program: 15-16 months (offered in an accelerated format with minimal breaks)

Directed Field Study Required: 6 week practicum in the industry to be completed at the end of the program (can be completed at a location of the student’s choosing)

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 3 back to back 4 month semesters, delivered over 12 months. This will be followed by the 6 week industry practicum.

Program Intakes: 3 intakes per year:

  • Winter Intake – February/March program start
  • Summer Intake – July program start
  • Fall Intake – October program start

 Applications Open:

  • October 1 for the Summer Intake
  • December 1 for the Fall Intake
  • February 1 for the Winter Intake

Selection Process for Admission: Competitive Entry
The number of qualified applicants will exceed the number of available seats within the program; therefore applicants with the highest overall average will be offered admission. Applicants with lower averages will be placed on a waitlist and contacted in the event that a seat becomes available.

Admission Requirements:

  • 65% or better in English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2
  • 65% or better in Math 30-1 or 30-2
  • 65% or better in Biology 30
  • 65% or better in Chemistry 30
  • Complete 40 hours of job shadowing and/or employment and must submit a Verification Form signed by your employer, verifying the hours have been completed
  • Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement (completed at minimum 3 years of formal education taught entirely in English or provide the results of a recognized English Language Proficiency exam)​

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants offered admission typically have an overall average in the required courses of 80% or higher.

Academic Upgrading and High School Applicants: It will be necessary to provide proof of enrolment in any required 30-level courses not yet completed (ie. a timetable, list of courses signed by the counselor/principal or letter from institution or staff/instructor) AND a final mark of 60% or better in the corresponding 20-level courses.  

For academic upgrading applicants only: if a final mark of 60% or better in the corresponding 20-level courses is not available, you must submit a midterm mark in the 30 level course for consideration.

 

Alternate Admission Option: If an applicant has not met all of the admission requirements noted previously, then upgrading is necessary. No alternate admission or mature student option is available for the AHT program.

The Program Outline above is for the 2016/2017 AHT program.

The new Program Outline will be available soon.

This data comes from our academic database and is for the most current academic year.

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Bobby-Joe Borodey
Admissions Officer

Phone: 403-556-4610
Toll Free: 1-800-661-6537
Fax: (403) 556-4711
Email: animals@oldscollege.ca

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Applications Now Open!


Enrolment Advisor

Bobby-Joe Borodey
Admissions Officer

Phone: 403-556-4610
Toll Free: 1-800-661-6537
Fax: (403) 556-4711
Email: animals@oldscollege.ca

Request an Information Package

Check out our VIRTUAL TOUR!

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Ask Us or Visit Us

Still have questions? Ask Us. Or take advantage of our many opportunities to come for a campus visit. Register online or contact our Campus Visit Coordinator, or check out our VIRTUAL TOUR.