Continuing Education

Steamfitter Pipefitter 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 a working steamfitter or pipefitter, you can improve or refresh your knowledge of concepts and skills related to your trade through one or more of our part-time courses. Add to your skillset and gain new insights into specific aspects of the industry by working with software and learning about equipment installation. Courses are taught in classrooms where you will learn and discuss trade theory, in computer labs that facilitate software learning and in shop spaces where you will practice the use of specialized equipment.

Steamfitters/Pipefitters are in great demand in Alberta’s energy sectors as well as many related industries. Experienced steamfitters/pipefitters may advance to supervisory positions such as foreman, sub-contractor, contractor and construction superintendent.

You can also improve your workplace efficiency by learning how to use combustion analyzers and/or Acorn software. 

If you are an apprentice looking to challenge your 3rd Period Steamfitter/Pipefitter AIT exam during the transition to a 4-year program, you can register into our SFPF335 course [link].