Green Certificate

Welcome to the Medicine Hat High School Green Certificate Page!

Green Certificate Information

This is an apprentice style program where participants learn through actively performing required skills in their specialization. Students learn on the job, under the direction of experienced farm personnel and under the supervision and administration of Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, and Alberta Education.

The Green Certificate Program consists of eleven specializations: Beekeeping Technician, Cow-Calf Beef Technician, Dairy Technician, Equine Technician, Feedlot Technician, Field Crop Technician,, Greenhouse Technician, Irrigated Crop Technician, Poultry Technician, Sheep Technician, and Swine Technician

Students complete three courses in a specialization and are assessed by a certified tester at a regional certification testing event. Students can earn 16 credits in a specialization. Students can take all three years of high school to complete the Green Certificate Program.

Green Certificate Checklist (to do's)

  • find a trainer (employer) that operates a farming operation in your area of specialization
  • complete and pass (minimum of 50% required) the pre-requisite HCS 3000 online safety course and AGR 3000
  • stay in contact with the school coordinator on a regular basis

For further information please contact:
Coordinator Admin. Assistant Darren Klein Denise Yates Cell # 403 581 4851 Office: 403 527 3371 ext. 7112 Office: 403 527 3371 ext. 7121 Email: Email:

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