Continuing Education

Core Programming

Campus

The location where your NAIT courses will be held.

Credential

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.

Start your computer programming career from scratch

Take your first steps into the fascinating world of computer programming.

In this program you will:

  • Learn the basic components of a computer program
  • Explore programming concepts, logic structures, and the database concepts of SQL (Structured Query Language)
  • Examine the different approaches to syntax among programming languages and learn about data modeling

This program is recommended for those new to programming.

Hands-on, industry-relevant skills

In this program you will: 

  • Learn the basic components of a computer program
  • Explore programming concepts, logic structures, and the database concepts of SQL (Structured Query Language)
  • Examine the different approaches to syntax among programming languages and learn about data modeling  

This program is recommended for those new to programming. 

After completion

A Core Programming Certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the 5 core courses. 

Once you have obtained the Core Programming Certificate, you will be ready to enrol in any of the following certificate programs: 

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