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Mastery in Agriculture and Sustainability – Certificate of Completion

Program Details

Intake Terms: Fall

Campus: All Campuses


Program Admission Requirements

Academic Requirements

The applicant must meet the following Steps to Opportunities, Academics, and Readiness program requirements to be considered fully-qualified:

The program does not have Academic prerequisites, however, the instructor will assess the student’s capacity to succeed in the program. All students must:

  • Participate in an intake interview with the instructor
  • Have the ability to learn and participate in a group setting
  • Have had no behavioral or emotional problems that would significantly interfere with the learning or safety of self or others
  • Have a commitment to learning
  • Have a medical condition affecting cognitive ability.

Additional Requirements

Before an applicant’s file is considered to be complete, the following must have been received by the Admissions office:

  • Completed application form
  • An interview (in person or by telephone) with the Steps to Opportunities, Academics, and Readiness (SOAR) program instructor before entry to the program
  • At least two of the following (students must provide documentation at their own effort and expense)
  • A psychological assessment
  • A copy of an IEP (Individual Education Plan) or transcript from school
  • Documentation of disability from a physician or medical specialist
  • A referral from CLBC (Community Living B.C.)
  • A recommendation from an instructor in an SOAR program at Selkirk, another college, or high school
  • A referral from a community agency

We believe in giving learners the chance to flourish in a supportive college setting. It is important we take the time to get to know a prospective student so an individual plan is developed to foster success and appropriately meet the needs of the student and programming.


Required Courses

AGRE 20Exploring Garden Basics


AGRE 23Exploring Garden Basics II


AGRC 20Invasive, Native, Local and Imported Plants


AGRC 23Invasive, Native, Local and Imported Plants II


AGRS 20Planting Gardens


AGRS 23Planting Gardens - Skill Building II


CUST 20Customer Service I


CUST 23Customer Service II


CPRJ 20Community Project I


CPRJ 23Community Project II


SAFE 20Safety on the Job Site I


JOBS 20Job Search II