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Continuing Education

Airbrake Certification - Instructor


The location where your NAIT courses will be held.


The type of certification (degree, diploma, certificate) you will earn after completing your program.

  • Degree - NAIT offers a number of business degrees and applied science and technology degrees accredited by Alberta Advanced Education.
    Applied degree programs offer a stronger emphasis on practical applications of the concepts learned in the classroom
  • Diplomas & Certificates - These credit programs take 1 or 2 years and lead to government approved and industry-recognized credentials.
  • Journeyman Certificate - Hands-on and expert-led apprenticeship and industry training for skilled trades and technology professionals.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • Day - Courses taking place between Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Evening/Weekend - Courses taking place on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online - Sometimes called "Home Study" or "Computer-Based Learning"
  • Blended - A combination of online and in-class components.
  • Distance - Traditional correspondence format. These courses work best if you can't get to a campus or if your schedule can't accommodate fixed class times

Learn how to share your knowledge and keep people safe

When hauling heavy equipment and goods, properly connected, well maintained and fully functional airbrakes are absolutely essential for the safety of truckers and the traffic around them.

This certificate program provides a comprehensive overview of airbrake mechanics, including circuits, components and theory of operation. You will gain the tools needed to confidently deliver the Alberta Air Brake Instructor Certification course to colleagues and drivers of air brake vehicles so that everyone is able to hit the road safely.

Enter the workforce with confidence

Air brake instructors are employed by driving schools, trucking and transport firms, oilfield companies and any other business where large transport vehicles are used. Adding air brake instructor certification to your resume will add to your overall employability by showing you don’t just know your stuff—you’re a certified expert.

Before you apply

You must be approved by Alberta Transportation to enrol in this course. Before you enrol, please contact the Driver Programs Administrator at 780-427-8901 for more information.