Olds College of Agriculture & Technology

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Transitional Employment Program (TEP)

Olds College of Agriculture & Technology

Faculty:School of Trades & Skills
Field of Study:Adult High School/Secondary Diploma Program
Length:11 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $1,350
International: $3,753

Total cost per year including tuition, fees, books, and supplies: $5,958.97


Offered since 1981, the Transitional Employment Program (TEP) is an 11 month program for adults with developmental disabilities. This program includes courses such as financial management, workplace communications, transition to the workplace, consumer skills and workplace relations allowing you to gain skills needed to enter and maintain employment. You will receive faculty support to establish goals, monitor progress and evaluate achievement.

Seventy per cent of the program involves hands-on work experience training on-campus or in the town of Olds, Alberta business community.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Must be 18 years of age or older, on or before, of the program start date
    Required Documentation: Past program and educational reports, Previous assessments (if available), Two letters of reference, Copy of High School transcripts
    Please note: This program is for adults with developmental disabilities. All suitable applicants are interviewed.
    Test Scores:
    • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    An interview and two letters of reference is required.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

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