Aquaponics and Greenhouse Intro Course

March 11th, 2024 to March 22nd, 2024

Aquaponics and Greenhouse Intro Course

Event Details

Relay Education in partnership with Lethbridge College are excited to host a two week course on aquaponics and agriculture. 

The Aquaponics and Greenhouse Intro Course is a two week program with self-led online training in aquaponics design and plant physiology followed by one week of hands-on experience, learning greenhouse and aquaponic skills at Lethbridge College.

Course Dates: March 11-22, 2024

Registration is now full for this course.

This program is being offered as part of the Green Skills Academy, which is a program run by Relay Education. The Green Skills Academy offers career training in solar installation, sustainable agriculture, geographic information systems mapping, and wind energy operations. 

How it works

Course Requirements

Who the course is for

Everyone is welcome to apply. Priority will be given to individuals who are part of underserved and underrepresented communities, specifically Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, newcomers, Women and LGBTQ2+ individuals.

Participants must be: 

Course Content

Week One from March 11-15, 2024 is self-led online training (aquaponics/greenhouse).

Topics Covered:

  • Aquaponics Design
  • Fish Production
  • Plant Physiology
  • Integrated Pest Management


Week Two from March 18 to 22, 2024 is hands-on instruction at Lethbridge College.

Topics covered:

  • Fish raising skills: handling, feeding, maintenance, water quality
  • Greenhouse skills: pruning, pest management, germination, environmental control, food safety
  • Tours of local greenhouse/hydroponic facilities