A NAIT education creates opportunities.
Opportunities to gain practical skills that are in demand. The chance to use the latest technology. Opportunities to make industry contacts and gain relevant work experience.
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.
A history of success
Since its establishment in 1962, NAIT has built a reputation for providing outstanding applied education with a human touch. A number of unique programs and strong industry ties make NAIT stand out:
- Two unique baccalaureate programs developed to respond to industry’s needs.
- Twelve apprenticeship programs exclusive to NAIT in Alberta.
- The most nationally accredited engineering and applied science programs in Canada.
In addition, program advisory committees advise NAIT on industry trends and the skills graduates should possess.
Did you know?
- 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.
- NAIT alumni include:
- the Food Network’s Corbin Tomaszeski (Cooking ’92)
- Canadian Motorsport Hall of Famer, Bernie Fedderly (Motor Mechanics ’67)
- renowned diabetes researcher Dr. Ray Rajotte (Medical X-Ray ’65)
- World Champion curler, Kevin Martin (Petroleum Exploration ’87)
- Hollywood visual effects artist, Bruce Woloshyn (Radio and Television Arts ’84)
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