In the Surface Land Management Program, you will learn how to work with industry, government and landowner stakeholders to arrive at mutually beneficial solutions to the acquisition of land for well sites, pipeline routes, highways and utility right of ways and alternate energy sites. Olds College is the leading educational institution in the training of surface land agents in Western Canada. You can play a vital part in negotiating land agreements while acting as a liaison between corporate or government agencies and the landowner. With our hands-on training in classrooms, labs and field settings you will learn how to play a pivotal role in the acquisition of land.
This program will teach you
- Land acquisition land administration
- Land and agricultural management systems
- Legal rights
- Petroleum fundamentals
- Specialized land and petroleum terminology
During your second year as a student, you will participate in a practicum assignment to further develop your skills.
Length of Program: 2 Years
Program Intake: September
Delivery: Olds Campus