Continuing Education

Becoming a Master Instructor (BMI)


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.

  • On-Campus Day - Your course activity is done in-person Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • On-Campus Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done in-person on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Day - Your course activity is done online Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Online Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done online on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Flexible Delivery - Your course activity is not scheduled and therefore you can determine when to do the coursework.
  • Both On-Campus and Virtual - Some of your coursework will be in-person, on campus and some will be done online.

Take your teaching skills to new heights

The ability to convey important information and educate others is an underrated skill that professionals require in every industry. If you need to onboard a new employee, introduce workers to a new technology or train people on the latest safety procedures, you require strategies to ensure you are communicating with your audience in a clear, efficient and memorable way.

Our Becoming a Master Instructor program provides the opportunity to participate in the same series of courses NAIT instructors take to ensure instructional excellence throughout our institute. Through theory and practice, you will find out what it takes to connect with your audience and provide instruction that resonates and meets defined objectives.

This program has been delivered all over the world. Discover what it takes to become a master instructor!

Hands-on, industry-relevant skills

Our program will help you develop a teaching practice.  Build your presentation skills and confidence in the classroom through instructional work sessions and collaboration with colleagues. Examine some of the most common teaching methods and technologies, address tone and body language and discuss ways to overcome common challenges.

In addition to classroom time, you will be assigned required reading and will need approximately 3 hours to prepare for your practice teaching sessions.

Students will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement in the Becoming a Master Instructor 1 Program on completion of all three course levels (EDUC 810, 815 and 820) or EDUC730.