How to Apply for Advanced Credit
Transfer Credit/Credential Recognition
- Once you have been accepted to your NAIT program, contact the Student Success Contact Centre to review requirements and get general Transfer Credit/Credential Recognition information. You should apply for transfer credit/credential recognition as soon as possible once you have been accepted to a NAIT credit program and paid the non-refundable tuition deposit, and no later than the NAIT class start date.
- Review current NAIT course outlines and identify the courses for which you believe you could successfully receive credit. Contact your program for more details and for directions on how to submit your request for transfer credit/credential recognition form.
- Gather documents you may need such as
- course outlines/syllabuses
- post-secondary parchments (certificates, diplomas or degrees)
- IQAS evaluations
- professional certification
- other relevant documents
- Fill out the Transfer Credit/Credential Recognition Payment form (pdf) and pay the $75 evaluation fee to the Student Service Centre, if applicable (see fees for further information). Please note: A $1.75% non-refundable convenience fee will be added to all credit card payments. For additional methods of payment, please visit Tuition & Fees.
- Complete and submit the Request for Transfer Credit or Credential Recognition form (pdf) with all required documents (in English) to your program designate. Include proof of payment if applicable. You will receive an email confirming that the program has received your request.
- Your request will be reviewed within 6 weeks of receiving your request package. You may need to participate in the review process (e.g. an interview).
- You will be notified via email to check the credit granted on the Student Portal. It is your responsibility to
- Contact the program area with any questions or concerns related to the assessment results.
- Notify the program if you have decided to decline a course credit that has been granted. Any changes must be requested before the add/drop deadline.
You can appeal an advanced credit decision.
Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)
If you do not qualify for transfer credit or credential recognition, PLAR may be an option.