Green Certificate

Learn practical skills and earn credit in a variety of agricultural specializations.

How to apply


PREREQUISITE - AGR3000 (Agriculture Workplace Safety)

  • Issued by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 
  • Earned by completing 3 courses to the specified standard in the agricultural production specialization. This is assessed through oral or written examination.
  • The student can earn up to 16 credits toward the Alberta High School Diploma or the Certificate of High School Achievement.
  • The apprenticeship-style delivery ensures the student (trainee) learns on the job, under the direction of experienced farm personnel (trainers) and under the supervision and administration of Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development and Alberta Education.

Lethbridge College test dates

Olds College test dates

The program consists of 11 specializations:

  1. Beekeeper production
  2. Cow calf beef production
  3. Dairy production
  4. Equine production
  5. Feedlot beef production
  6. Field crop production
  7. Greenhouse production
  8. Irrigated field crop production
  9. Poultry Production
  10. Sheep production
  11. Swine production

For more information, please contact:

Jeni Bowden, Off Campus Teacher (email)

Carmangay School, County Central High School, Noble Central School, Picture Butte High School


Charlene Foster,  Off Campus Teacher (email)

Brant Christian School, Calgary Christian High School, Calgary Islamic School, Heritage Christian Academy, Master's College, National Sports School


Brian Kim,  Off Campus Teacher (email)

Coalhurst High School, Huntsville School, John Davidson School, Kate Andrews High School, PBB Coaldale