Continuing Education

ALES Continuing and Professional Education

Whether you want to learn new skills or refresh existing ones, we offer short courses and workshops for professionals working in industry, government, and academia.

Certificate in Agriculture and Food Policy

Short Course and Certificate Programs

Augustana Campus in partnership with Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology

Agriculture in Alberta is dynamic and evolving, with diverse challenges and opportunities associated with technology and innovation, environmental sustainability, diversification, consumer preferences and trade. Within this series of courses, we examine key trends in the agriculture sector with a focus on research and policy innovation, social, economic and environmental impacts. These courses support knowledge development and skills for analyzing and promoting agricultural sustainability.

Alberta Internationally Educated & Return-To-Practice Dietetic Bridging Program

The Alberta Internationally Educated & Return-To-Practice Dietetic Bridging program offers significant advantages for internationally educated dietitians and Canadian dietitians that are returning-to-practice and require upgrading.   Courses are designed specifically to bridge the knowledge, clinical skills, and judgement required to deliver safe and effective dietetic practice in the Canadian context.

An Introduction to Mosses of Alberta

Designed for environmental consultants, land reclamation and restoration specialists, biologists, ecologists, and foresters, the Department of Renewable Resources at the University of Alberta offers 3-day workshops in moss identification.

Fashion History Crash Course in Paris

From ancient Mediterranean clothing to 20th-century fashion, join Dr. Anne Bissonnette (Associate Professor, University of Alberta) in Paris, France, for a journey through the historical development of dress. This 6-day course is an immersion into the world of global textiles and apparel and the cultures from which they emerged.