Evening/Weekends Evenings & Weekends
A convenient and flexible way to try out NAIT credit courses without having to enrol in a specific program. A variety of delivery options (day, evening, online) let you study at your own pace to meet your own educational goals.
A self paced course where the individual learner interacts with a computer to acquire knowledge and skills.
A self paced course offered primarily through print media. Communication with a tutor or instructor can be by phone, email, regular mail, or other means.
A course in which student(s) conduct collaborative applied research with a sponsor. The research takes place at sponsor's location and/or NAIT, and is normally completed within a six month timeframe.
An interactive online course, taught by an instructor, where the learner accesses total instructional time via the internet.
Face to Face
(In Person) A course with learning events in classroom or lab or by other electronic means guided by a facilitator using educational technologies such as video conference, web conference, or teleconference.
A course which is generally 6 weeks and longer in duration and requires a medium to high level of involvement from NAIT staff namely: Credit Work Experience, which applies only to the Applied Degree setting, Clinical Placement and Field Placement, both of which occur in the Certificate and Diploma program settings.
The course name for all short-term program based work experience of less than 240 hours.
This five-day course is an intensive introduction to the broad spectrum of what artistic blacksmiths do today and will challenge the most ardent beginner. Students will work in a progressive manner that will allow each newly acquired skill to be used and built upon. The development of tools will form a significant portion of the finished projects as individuals will make the tools needed to work with. Wrought iron design skills will be demonstrated and practiced, and students will produce finished tools, functional iron work and purely sculptural items. There will be discussion, demonstration and practice of elements of wrought iron, both antique and modern. Some elements of style from each design era will be discussed and practiced if time permits. Course content includes: • basic forging and laminating • heat treatment of tools and tool steel • wrought iron work • mortise & tenon jointery • up setting • riveting • chain-making • flora forms • tool fit & ergonomics • fuels and force designs • shop set up Students require the following protective equipment: - CSA approved steel-toed footwear - CSA approved clear safety glasses - earplugs or muffs - welding gloves (loose fitting, gauntlet style) - low cost leather apron - natural fibre clothing that covers arms and legs