Green Certificate Program

For those of you who are in high school, or have a family or friend in high school, this program may be of interest to you!

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The Alberta Government has a program called the Green Certificate Program which is an agriculture based apprenticeship style program. You can take the program in grade 10, 11, or 12 and can earn up to 16 credits per specialization completed. 

The program “means learning, hands-on, out in the barn, field or corral and getting dirty. It also means having a trainer who is knowledgeable and interested in the trainee’s success.” The areas of specialization are: 

-Bee Keeping
-Cow-Calf
-Dairy
-Equine
-Feedlot
-Field Crop
-Irrigated Crop
-Sheep
-Swine

For more information on the program, you can visit their website.  

 Join the conversation! Do you know anyone who has taken the program? If so, what did they think of it? If not, what do you think of the idea of the program? 

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