Niitsitapi Agriculture Certificate (NACP)

The Niitsitapi Agriculture Certificate is a 1 year program that consists of 10 courses (30 credits) in Agricultural Production and Agricultural Business Management.

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Program Details

Certificate graduates, who achieve a minimum GPA of 2.5 and meet the admission criteria, have the opportunity to transfer into the Olds College second year diploma program.

1 Year
Main Campus
semester start dates
September 5, 2022
Application Deadline
August 1, 2023

Admission Requirements

Applicants currently in high school or who are completing academic upgrading must submit proof of enrollment and any available midterm marks. Final marks must be submitted within one month following the completion of the course(s)

Completed Application

Foundational Learning Assistance

English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2

Grade average of 55% or better in English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2

Math 20-1 or 20-2

Grade average of 50% or better in Math 20-1 or 20-2

Science Course Grade Average

Grade average of 50% or better in two of the following Biology 20, Chemistry 20, Science 20 or one 30 level science

Proof of enrollment

Proof of enrollment and any available midterm marks. Final marks must be submitted within one month following the completion of the course(s).

First Year

Funding may be available

First Year

Year Two

Will enable them to apply for admission into the second year of the Olds College Agricultural Management Diploma program to complete their diploma.

Year Two


All the courses for this program.
AMT 1035

Agricultural Business Management Principles

3 Credits

AMT 1040

Survey of Agribusiness

3 Credits

AMT 1335

Agribusiness Accounting

3 Credits

LVS 1370

Principles of Animal Agriculture

3 Credits

AGN 1240

Principles of Crop Production

3 Credits

AMT 1360

Agribusiness Technology Applications

3 Credits


Marketing Principles

3 Credits

COM 1020

Workplace Communication

3 Credits

MEC 1050

Machinery and Technology

3 Credits

AGN 1540

Introductory Pest Management (elective)

3 Credits

LVS 2370

Livestock Nutrition

3 Credits

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Funding Available

Contact a Student Funding Advisor to complete the funding application process.
Note: Continuing students must apply for funding every academic year.
Main Campus: Campbell Eagle Child - campbelle@mikaisto.com / (403) 737-2400Satellite Campus: Gerald Wright - geraldw@mikaisto.com / (403) 327-6984
Funding is limited.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to our most commonly asked questions. If you don't see your answer please contact:

How long is the NACP program?

One year

When is the NACP Application deadline?

Applications will stay open as long as seats are available!

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