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post #11 of 14 Old 02-23-2018, 06:52 PM
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I think instead of giving up and saying the people commenting arent any help, maybe reassess your questions and try again. Also, libraries (online or in person) may help you get the answers you seek.

Good luck with your test!

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post #12 of 14 Old 02-23-2018, 08:58 PM
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Since you are being tested, were these items not discussed in a classroom situation? Did you take notes? Attend class.?
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post #13 of 14 Old 02-24-2018, 09:09 AM
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Eve there is a difference between helping you and doing your work for you.

After years in the classroom when I am with upper levels (though it is getting common at lower levels as well) I translate "can you help" as meaning "can you do my work for me". Their look tells me that when I start asking questions to lead them to the answer. They don't want to do the work and answer more questions. They want THE answer. Not my job. BTBT and answered those same questions when I was that age. Difference was I did the work. The grade belonged to me and not someone else.

With the questions you ask there can be as many answers as there are users here. And as pointed out so far, every question as relates to your green certificate has the same answer. It depends. We will happily discuss subjects. We will offer advice. Many have given you links for further info or copy pasted relevant info - that though is something you should be doing - looking for credible information through your own research. You can add our experiences as needed as long as you are giving credit but sadly I see so much "research" from students fail the sites that offer to do comparative searches. Most of them come back with greater than 80% matches to things written by other people because these kids learned how to copy/paste instead of how to think for themselves.

I don't know that the Canadian Ag Council uses those sites but I can say there are employers that do. On one application those applying had to write a detailed essay on a subject they are familiar with. As an expert in the subject I chose to write on, as well as forum admin, mentor and user on a website dealing with that subject I had written in detail and often in replies. I chose to combine several of my answers and use that on my application. I was rejected for plagiarism. My reply came to 98%. Well of course it did - I was copy/pasting my own writing (under a user name). I had to contact the owners of the website and have them vouch that that was my own information and that I had permission to take it and use it elsewhere. Because of the time it took to verify that I had a right to use my own information I lost out on that opportunity. Hard lesson to learn. Now I outline my own writings before rewording them for use in other places. I also send documentation to prove the original writings were mine.

You have a trainer and are working under this program so your trainer should be another source. No that person will not have first hand experience with every scenario but they should understand the basics of the nature of horses at least well enough to give you food for thought.

For those interested in that program this was posted on another thread and I assume equine therapy or equine studies is one of the Agricultural tracts available.

I have a question for you, @AllAboutHorses . What is a Green Certificate? I googled it and got something about electricity being renewable and this:

]The Green Certificate Program is an industry driven training program. Its apprenticeship style of delivery ensures that participants learn through actively performing the skills required. This means going out into the barn, field or corral and getting dirty. It means having a trainer who is knowledgeable and vested in the trainee’s success.


Since 1975 the Green Certificate Program has provided an excellent opportunity for young people to gain experience and training in one of the prime industries of the Alberta economy.

On June 9, 2000 Alberta Education made the Green Certificate an approved complimentary program of study available to all Alberta high schools. Becoming a competent farm production technician (completing a Level I Green Certificate) requires taking three courses and upon completion, receiving 16 credits.

The Green Certificate Program provides trainees with opportunities to enter a variety of agriculture-related, structured learning pathways as a part of their senior high school program and to earn a credential leading to a career in agribusiness.

Students learn on the job, under the direction of experienced farm personnel and under the supervision and administration of Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AF) and Alberta Education. Students completing all three courses in a specialization, to the standards specified, would earn the technician level Green Certificate for that specialization, which is issued by AF.

Sounds like it is this one. Is it?

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Yes, that is what Green Certificate is. There are many more agricultural training they give such as table egg production, poultry, sheep, and cattle.
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post #14 of 14 Old 02-24-2018, 01:41 PM
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Your lack of context makes it difficult for us to help... So help us help you, op ;)

The sensitivity of the internet baffles me.
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