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UX/UI Certificate

Enhance your design skills and earn NAIT's UX and UI Certificate. This certificate is intended for anyone interested in UX/UI fundamentals.

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  • Both On-Campus and Virtual - Some of your coursework will be in-person, on campus and some will be done online.

Business & Management

CITC920 - Biases and Microaggressions

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day Hours: 3.5 Fees: $175

Microaggressions and biases are unconscious behaviours that influence workplace morale, social dynamics, and power structures.

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CITC921 - Coaching for High Performance 1

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3.5 Fees: $175

Successful leaders use coaching techniques to create high-performance teams and foster a culture of continuous improvement.

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CITC923 - Effective Performance Management

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3.5 Fees: $175

Successful leaders use performance management techniques to align employee performance with organizational goals.

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CITC924 - Feedback and Difficult Conversations

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3.5 Fees: $175

Holding constructive conversations with employees about their performance is an important leadership skill.

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CITC925 - Leadership and Motivation

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3.5 Fees: $175

Leaders can encourage employee motivation, organizationally align performance, and increase engagement in today’s diverse workplace.

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CITC926 - Delegation

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3.5 Fees: $175

Delegation by a leader supports employee development, motivates teams, builds your credibility as a leader, and can save time and money.

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CITC927 - Racial Equity II - Strategies

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 3.5 Fees: $TBD

In today’s workplace, it is important to understand the impacts of racism. Strive towards this goal by exploring racial equity strategies for organizations and individuals.

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CITC928 - Allyship in the Workplace

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day Hours: 3.5 Fees: $175

Allyship is becoming increasingly important in equitable, diverse, and inclusive workplaces and environments.

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CITC929 - Racial Equity: Strategies for Organizations

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 7 Fees: $TBD

In today’s workplace, it is important to understand the impacts of racism and move towards strategies focused on racial equity.

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CITC931 - Team Leadership

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3.5 Fees: $180

High-functioning workplace teams don’t just happen; they are the result of strategic leadership decisions.

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CITC933 - Enhancing Your Influence Skills

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3.5 Fees: $175

Exceptional leaders use their knowledge, skills, experience, and reputation to influence people and workplace initiatives.

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CITC934 - Conflict Essentials

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3.5 Fees: $175

Conflict management skills are a critical element of effective leadership, yet an area in which many new and experienced leaders struggle with.

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CITC935 - Effective Change Leadership

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3.5 Fees: $175

Managing change is a constant, critical element of effective leadership.

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CITC936 - Building Collaborative Relationships

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3.5 Fees: $180

Explore the relational competencies required to be a strong leader in today’s diverse workplace.

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Construction

WELD227 - First Class Journeyman to "B" Pressure

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Evening Hours: 46 Fees: $1695

Welders must be certified by the Alberta Boilers Safety Association (ABSA) in order to weld pressure equipment in Alberta.

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Computers & IT

CCTB643 - Data Analysis and Visualization

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $650

Data Analysis is the process of systematically applying statistical and/or logical techniques to describe, illustrate, condense, recap, and evaluate data.

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CCTB644 - Business Analytics

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $650

Business Analytics is the practice of iterative, methodical exploration of an organization’s data, with an emphasis on statistical analysis.

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CCTB645 - Performance Dashboards

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $650

Performance Dashboards are management tools used to gauge performance improvement and progress toward predetermined business goals.

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CCTB646 - Internet of Things Analytics (IoTA)

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $650

The Internet of Things is the network of everyday objects, from industrial machines to wearable devices, that uses built-in sensors to gather data.

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CCTB651 - Business Intelligence (BI) - Core Fundamentals

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

This course provides an overview of basic concepts of Business Intelligence (BI).

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CCTB652 - Data Governance - Fundamentals and Principles

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

Data Governance is the set of processes establishing how an organization collects, manages, and archives its important data assets.

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CCTB653 - Requirements Gathering for BI Projects

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

The objective of this course is to establish understanding of eliciting and gathering requirements for BI projects.

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CCTB654 - Project Management for BI Projects

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

The objective of this course is to well equip Project Managers for handling BI projects for leading to success.

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CCTB655 - Data Quality Management for Data Analytics

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

The objective of this course is provide guidance about how critical data quality role is for the success of any data analytics project.

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CCTB656 - Privacy and Security in Big Data

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

The advent of global Big Data has significant implications for Security and Privacy, for citizens, organizations and commercial entities.

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CCTB821 - Software Testing Certificate

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 0 Fees: $TBD

An essential part of business solutions, software testing ensures the development of effective and successful applications.

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CCTD10 - Client/Designer Relations

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $400

Successful projects depend on strong relationships with your clients. With the skills you gain in this course, you will be able to demonstrate steps to build strong and lasting client relationships.

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CCTD110 - Adobe Photoshop Level I

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $375

Create stunning photos, illustrations, image compositions, videos, and designs for the web.

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Design & Communications

CDEM504 - Emergency Response in Distinct Communities

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 6 Fees: $215

Examine emergency response strategies unique to distinct and/or geographically dispersed communities.

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CDEM505 - Recovery in Distinct Communities

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 6 Fees: $215

Examine emergency recovery strategies unique to distinct and/or geographically dispersed communities.

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CDEM506 - Collaborating with Distinct Communities

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 7 Fees: $249

Discuss strategies and approaches with respect to collaborating with distinct communities.

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CDEM507 - Emergency Management in Remote, Rural, and Distinct Communities - Block Registration

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 0 Fees: $1600

Disaster and Emergency Management (DEM) focuses on preventing, preparing for, responding to, and recovering from specific hazard events.

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CFOT100 - Fiber Optics Certification

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day Hours: 35 Fees: $1445

Explore the basic theory and practical aspects of using fiber optic cables in different types of communications and data transmissions.

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CFOT110 - Fiber Optic Network Design

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Evening, Online, Day Hours: 18 Fees: $560

Explore the emerging fiber optic design industry.

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CFOT120 - Advanced Fiber Splicing

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 18 Fees: $TBD

Work toward gaining your certificate in optical fiber splicing through this advanced Fiber Optics Association (FOA) course.

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OHSC150 - WHMIS 2015

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3 Fees: $40

Do you need WHMIS certification to obtain, maintain, or enhance your employment? Upon successful completion of this course you will receive WHMIS certification and meet the Hazardous Products...

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OHSC151 - Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3 Fees: $40

Canadian law requires any person who ships, handles, or transports dangerous goods to be trained in accordance with Transport Canada standards.

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OHSC160 - Health & Safety Orientation

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 4 Fees: $60

Every year, dozens of Albertans are killed and thousands are injured on the job. A strong occupational health and safety culture is essential in preventing injuries, illnesses, and deaths on the job.

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OHSC162 - Health & Safety for Supervisors

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 8 Fees: $120

As a supervisor, you have responsibility for the health and safety of your staff including making sure the workers you supervise not only understand the organization’s health and safety...

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Engineering & Technologies

Environment & Natural Resources

WWWT213 - Wastewater Collection Systems II

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 45 Fees: $500

Explore and describe the operation and maintenance of water lift stations and sewer rehabilitation programs. Describe record keeping, administration and maintenance organization systems.

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WWWT300 - Safety Awareness for Water and Wastewater Operators

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 30 Fees: $500

Recognizing and mitigating safety issues will provide an increased level of safety awareness for staff and operators in water and wastewater utility operations.

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WWWT301 - Emergency Response Planning for Water and Wastewater Operators

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 35 Fees: $500

Water and wastewater operators need to protect the health and safety of staff and the environment.

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WWWT305 - Standards and Regulations for Water and Wastewater Operations

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 35 Fees: $500

Gain inside knowledge of the standards and regulations for water and wastewater operations.

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WWWT306 - Sustainable Operations in the Water and Wastewater Industry

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 35 Fees: $500

Explore sustainable processes and alternative energy technologies for the water and wastewater industry.

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WWWT311 - Advanced Water Distribution

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 40 Fees: $500

Enhance your water distribution knowledge by studying advanced water distribution.

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WWWT321 - Advanced Water Treatment

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 40 Fees: $500

Ensure that you are up-to-date with the cutting-edge practices of advanced water treatment.

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WWWT331 - Advanced Wastewater Collection

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 40 Fees: $500

Explore advanced water collection techniques. Examine systems that affect the infrastructure of a collection system such as residential, commercial, and industrial waste streams.

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WWWT341 - Advanced Wastewater Treatment

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 45 Fees: $500

Increase your wastewater treatment expertise by exploring advanced wastewater treatments. Dive into the advancements of wastewater treatments encountered in municipal wastewater facilities.

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Health & Life Sciences

OHSC162 - Health & Safety for Supervisors

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 8 Fees: $120

As a supervisor, you have responsibility for the health and safety of your staff including making sure the workers you supervise not only understand the organization’s health and safety...

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OPSC607 - Biomicroscopy, Keratometry and Verification Equipment

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 50 Fees: $TBD

Slit lamp examination using light, magnification, filters, dyes and keratometry are covered in depth in this course. Candidate must be a licensed optician or be a graduate of an Opticianry program.

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OPSC615 - Eye Health and Screening

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 40 Fees: $500

Apply the skills you gain in this course to support eye health by completing an ophthalmic patient history, recognize and describe anatomical and physiological aspects of the eye, ocular...

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OPSC617 - Refraction

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 100 Fees: $1250

Explore the theory of and methodologies involved in refraction. Perform tests for objective refraction, subjective refraction, and binocular vision.

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OPSC693 - Ophthalmic Review Eyeglass Practicum

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 120 Fees: $335

This is the practical portion of the Eyeglasses Ophthalmic Review Program.

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Hospitality & Culinary

CULG305 - Culinary Boot Camp

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 39 Fees: $TBD

Get your culinary skills into shape through lessons on planning and preparation and flavour pairings. Prepare meat, fish, and poultry following professional tips and techniques.

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CULG465 - Journeyperson Cook Exam Preparation

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 28 Fees: $TBD

Prepare to write the Alberta Provincial Journeyman Cook Examination and Red Seal Certification.

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CULG901 - Food Safety

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 12 Fees: $180

Beyond rubber gloves and hairnets.

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OHSC150 - WHMIS 2015

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3 Fees: $40

Do you need WHMIS certification to obtain, maintain, or enhance your employment? Upon successful completion of this course you will receive WHMIS certification and meet the Hazardous Products...

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OHSC160 - Health & Safety Orientation

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 4 Fees: $60

Every year, dozens of Albertans are killed and thousands are injured on the job. A strong occupational health and safety culture is essential in preventing injuries, illnesses, and deaths on the job.

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OHSC162 - Health & Safety for Supervisors

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 8 Fees: $120

As a supervisor, you have responsibility for the health and safety of your staff including making sure the workers you supervise not only understand the organization’s health and safety...

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Trades & Apprenticeship

WELD112 - Beginners Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) "TIG"

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Evening Hours: 36 Fees: $755

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (“GTAW”), also known as Tungsten Inert Gas or “TIG” welding, is regularly used to weld thin sections of stainless steel and non-ferrous metals such as aluminum.

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WELD115 - Beginners Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) "STICK"

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Evening Hours: 36 Fees: $755

Shielded Metal Arc welding (SMAW) “STICK” is one of the most popular welding processes, especially in the maintenance and repair industry.

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WELD152 - Beginners Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) "MIG"

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Evening Hours: 36 Fees: $750

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) is the most common industrial welding process and welds steels and aluminum faster than other welding processes.

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WELD227 - First Class Journeyman to "B" Pressure

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Evening Hours: 46 Fees: $1695

Welders must be certified by the Alberta Boilers Safety Association (ABSA) in order to weld pressure equipment in Alberta.

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WELD228 - B Pressure ABSA Exam

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 6 Fees: $260

This course is restricted to students attending WELD227 Welding B Pressure.

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WELD229 - "B" Pressure ABSA Exam

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 4 Fees: $TBD

This course is restricted to NAIT 3rd year apprenticeship welding students.

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Upgrading & ESL

Academic Upgrading

 
Credential: Non-Credential Delivery Options: Online Evening/Weekend, On-Campus Evening/Weekend, On-Campus Day, Online Flexible Delivery, Online Day Application Deadline: Sep 01, 2022

NAIT’s Academic Upgrading program is a bridging program designed for adults from a variety of academic backgrounds to gain prerequisite entrance requirements needed for post-secondary study.

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English as a Second Language

 
Credential: Certificate Achievement Delivery Options: Online Day, On-Campus Day

Take your first step to academic success with NAIT's ESL classes. NAIT gives conditional admission into programs for students who complete their studies through NAIT ESL classes.

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NESL704 - Academic Grammar and Writing

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Evening Hours: 20 Fees: $205

Learn skills needed to write with confidence in academic settings. Learn structures and features of writing to communicate with coherence and unity.

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NESL705 - Pronunciation Listening & Speaking

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Evening Hours: 20 Fees: $205

Improve your overall English fluency by participating in this ESL listening and speaking class. Learn different communication strategies.

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NESL716 - ELP Intensive Preparation Course

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Evening Hours: 20 Fees: $205

Prepare for the NAIT English Language Proficiency (ELP) assessment exam.

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NESL717 - IELTS Preparation Course - Writing Focus

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Evening Hours: 18 Fees: $295

Take the IELTS Academic English Language Test with confidence! Master tips and techniques that can help you improve your score, especially in the writing component, which tends to be the most...

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NESL818 - Workplace Communication and Safety Strategies (ESL) 1

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Evening Hours: 40 Fees: $650

Knowing how to communicate effectively in the workplace is essential to becoming an active and contributing member of an organizational team and promoting increased levels of safety in the workplace.

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NESL900 - English Language Proficiency (ELP) Exam

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day Hours: 0 Fees: $175

The NAIT English Language Proficiency (ELP) Exam is for students applying to a NAIT credit program and need to submit proof of ELP as part of their application.

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