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Continuing Education

Heavy Equipment 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

If you are looking to update your skills and knowledge in the Heavy Equipment industry, these courses may be the solution. We provide access to industry standard tools and equipment, and your experience will be guided by highly knowledgeable instructors in fully-equipped shops.

If you want to know more about the Heavy Equipment Technician role or need to prove you have basic knowledge and skills of the trade, our Heavy Equipment Technician Job Readiness provides what you are looking for.

If you are already an entry level or journeyman heavy equipment technician, you will find the HVAC theory and practice of our Mobile Air Conditioning course useful.

For individuals working in the Heavy Equipment field, these courses will help update your training and skills and keep you in touch with the latest use of heavy equipment mechanic technology for testing, maintenance and repair.

Our Heavy Equipment Mobile Air Conditioning course will add to your resume and skill set and help you gain recognition from employers as a valuable asset.

Once you successfully complete the Heavy Equipment Technician Job Readiness course, you will receive a NAIT wallet card certificate that shows your interest in the trade and proves your readiness to get started in an entry level position.