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 one of the largest apprenticeship trainers in Canada.
  • 95% of employers are satisfied with the performance of NAIT graduates
  • Five years after graduation, NAIT grads have near-zero unemployment and earn salaries that rival those of university graduates.
  • 86% of grads are employed within 9 months after they graduate

What really makes our polytechnic different? The people.


Discover the Passion

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

Discover the Power

Even though Megan Malloy's family has a history in the trades, she hadn't imagined following the same path.

Discover the Spirit

As the president of Great Canadian Solar, Clifton Lofthaug sees Alberta on the cusp of an energy revolution.

Discover the Potential

Kevin Carthy learned how to be a leader while taking Business courses and playing hockey for the Ooks.

Discover the Promise

While at NAIT, Lindsay Beaudry overcame a life-threatening condition and now works in the career she loves.


Our vision, promises & values

We aspire to be a leading polytechnic, fulfilling our promises to students, staff, industry and Alberta.

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 


NAIT is a Top Employer

For the 7th consecutive year, NAIT has been named one of Alberta's top employers.

Pride at Work

NAIT is proud to be a Pride at Work partner.