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Continuing Education

Electrical Courses


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

Looking to charge up your career prospects, marketable skills and knowledge of electrical basics? If you already have some electrical knowledge, are you ready to tackle new challenges? This series of courses offers a range of topics, from basic electrical knowledge to Journeyman Upgrading.

Web-based learning allows you to learn at your own pace and complete courses on your own schedule. You have the freedom of an independent learner but also benefit from the support of experienced electrical professionals who provide mentorship and answer questions. Engaging animations and up-to-date content help you understand theoretical content and electrical fundamentals.

Successful completion of all six courses qualifies students for the Electrical Theory Fundamentals certificate issued by NAIT.

This certificate shows employers you are self-motivated to increase your knowledge of electrical basics. It also shows you are committed to continual learning and personal and professional development.

Examples where electrical training is beneficial include design engineering, building construction, heavy-duty technician, wood processing, mechanical engineering and plastics technician.