About NAIT

A NAIT education creates opportunities

NAIT’s technical training and applied education is designed to meet the demands of Alberta's industries — graduates have the knowledge and skills employers want. They leave NAIT confident, prepared and in demand.

We are Essential


  • NAIT is the largest apprenticeship trainer in Canada.
  • 98% of employers who have hired NAIT grads said they would do so again.
  • Five years after graduation, NAIT grads have near-zero unemployment and earn salaries that rival those of university graduates.
  • Year after year, more than 9 out of 10 graduates are employed soon after they finish final exams.
  • More than half of the class of 2009 had jobs waiting for them before they even graduated.

What it means to be a Polytechnic

  • We deliver technology based education across our programs
  • Our education is experiential and hands-on
  • We work in partnership with industry
  • Our applied research solves real problems 


What really makes our polytechnic different? The people.


Discover The Potential

Nicole Dunlop recently crossed the stage for the second time at Spring convocation. She graduated from NAIT with a diploma, Bachelors degree and two ACAC Championships.

Discover Our Passion

Dr. Bin Xu doesn’t teach formal classes, but he still considers himself an educator. “We’re teaching in the field.”

Discover The Promise

Marlene Stodgell-O’Grady believes the best way to develop top-notch health care professionals is through a solid education.

Discover The Vision

Zoldan is thrilled to be part of the our growth, literally building NAIT's future for students and the province alike.

Discover Our Spirit

Ashif Mawji has been an entrepreneur since childhood. He knows what it takes to succeed.