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Business & Management

SCRS260 - Anger's Role in Conflict

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 7 Fees: $200

Anger is a real and necessary emotion that lives within us all. How we identify and productively deal with anger makes a difference to us and the people around us.

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SCRS300 - Advanced Negotiation

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 8 Fees: $200

Our lives are full of opportunities to negotiate personally and professionally. Explore special circumstances that may impact a negotiation and common bumps in the road.

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SCRS310 - Advanced Mediation

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 8 Fees: $200

Mediation is a valuable approach for resolving difficult issues. This course explores special circumstances that may impact mediation and the advanced skills of a mediator.

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SCRS505 - Mediation Skills/Ethics & Values

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 21 Fees: $TBD

Learn how to effectively mediate during conflict situations - improving the dialogue between the parties and ensuring the communication is balanced.

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Construction

TRSP115 - Air Brake Instructor

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 45 Fees: $1330

Develop your instructional skills and expand your knowledge of airbrake systems. Delve into the concepts of adult education by developing lesson plans and presenting two practice-teaching sessions.

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TRSP151 - Forklift Operator Training

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 12 Fees: $395

Gain the valuable skill of forklift operation through this introductory course.

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TRSP152 - Forklift Certification

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 6 Fees: $225

If you have experience operating a forklift, gain your forklift certification through this course.

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

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 36 Fees: $750

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 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 Hours: 46 Fees: $1495

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

CCTM180 - Security for Networks

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $500

The security of your computer network is constantly being tested and may be vulnerable to attacks.

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CCTM181 - Security- Authentication and Cryptography

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $500

Increase your IT safety measures through authentication and cryptography.

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CCTM182 - Security Policies, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $500

As an IT security professional, you must be able to prevent losses and make contingency plans for recovering from any losses that may occur.

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CCTM203 - LAN Switching Fundamentals

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $450

This concise, usable course for Local Area Network (LAN) administrators discusses everything you need to perform basic administrative tasks using Cisco switches.

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CCTM270 - Network Implementation

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $450

Use Local Area Networks to design, document, troubleshoot, and monitor your IT networks. Participants in this course will be able to design and build a LAN and together with an 802.

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CCTM301 - Cisco IT Essentials- PC Support Technician

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 70 Fees: $2295

The Cisco Networking Academy - IT Essentials curriculum covers the fundamentals and advanced concepts of computers hardware and software, troubleshooting skills, networking, security, and IT...

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CCTM303 - Dynamic Routing and Layer 3 Switching

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $500

Switching and routing define the core of information and communication technologies.

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CCTM370 - Introduction to Switching and Routing

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $500

Switching and routing are key to designing and constructing computer networks. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to configure and maintain Cisco IOS routers and switches.

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CCTM403 - QoS Techniques and Firewall

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $500

This course provides the essential background, definitions, and concepts for you to start learning IP Quality of Service (QoS) and to install a Cisco Firewall over your network.

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CCTM404 - Wireless Network Design

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $500

This course delivers a foundation of Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) design and Radio Frequency (RF) theory. Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to design a wireless network.

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CCTM406 - Network Security

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $500

Enhance your IT career by being able to prevent and monitor network vulnerabilities.

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CCTM407 - Network Reliability and Troubleshooting

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $500

This course will ensure you have the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and perform maintenance and troubleshoot issues on complex enterprise routed and switched networks.

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CCTM408 - IP Telephony

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

This course tests the knowledge and skills that are needed to deploy and manage an infrastructure network. You will review basic routing and switching concepts.

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Design & Communications

CDEM502 - Emergency Prevention and Mitigation in Distinct Communities

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 6 Fees: $215

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

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CDEM503 - Emergency Preparedness in Distinct Communities

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 6 Fees: $215

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

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CDEM504 - Emergency Response in Distinct Communities

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 6 Fees: $215

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

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CDEM505 - Recovery in Distinct Communities

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 6 Fees: $215

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

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CDEM506 - Collaborating with Distinct Communities

 
Credential: Non Credit 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 Hours: 0 Fees: $TBD

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 Hours: 35 Fees: $1320

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 Hours: 18 Fees: $TBD

Explore the emerging fiber optic design industry.

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OHSC150 - WHMIS 2015

 
Credential: Non Credit 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 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 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 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

WWWT210 - Introduction to Process Control

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 45 Fees: $535

Efficient operation of instrumentation and control systems are critical for the effective and safe operation of any water or wastewater treatment or pumping facility.

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WWWT213 - Wastewater Collection Systems II

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 45 Fees: $535

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 Hours: 30 Fees: $535

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 Hours: 35 Fees: $535

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 Hours: 35 Fees: $535

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 Hours: 35 Fees: $TBD

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

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WWWT311 - Advanced Water Distribution

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 40 Fees: $TBD

Enhance your water distribution knowledge by studying advanced water distribution.

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WWWT321 - Advanced Water Treatment

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 40 Fees: $535

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 Hours: 40 Fees: $TBD

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 Hours: 45 Fees: $535

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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Environment & Natural Resources

WWWT202 - Water Treatment II

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 45 Fees: $535

Depending on its application, water treatment is a process of making water usable for its intended application or returning it to a natural state.

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WWWT203 - Support Systems for Water Wastewater

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 45 Fees: $535

Water and wastewater operators must be knowledgeable about support systems including pumps and valves.

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WWWT204 - Wastewater Treatment II

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 45 Fees: $535

Wastewater treatment incorporates the knowledge of plant processes, operations, and maintenance.

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WWWT210 - Introduction to Process Control

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 45 Fees: $535

Efficient operation of instrumentation and control systems are critical for the effective and safe operation of any water or wastewater treatment or pumping facility.

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WWWT213 - Wastewater Collection Systems II

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 45 Fees: $535

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 Hours: 30 Fees: $535

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 Hours: 35 Fees: $535

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 Hours: 35 Fees: $535

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 Hours: 35 Fees: $TBD

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

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WWWT311 - Advanced Water Distribution

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 40 Fees: $TBD

Enhance your water distribution knowledge by studying advanced water distribution.

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WWWT321 - Advanced Water Treatment

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 40 Fees: $535

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 Hours: 40 Fees: $TBD

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 Hours: 45 Fees: $535

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

TRAM101 - Fundamentals of Blood Product Management

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 40 Fees: $475

Selecting, tagging and issuing blood components or products for transfusion can save a patient’s life, that is, when it is the correct product administered to the correct recipient.

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TRAM201 - Pretransfusion Testing and Basic Investigative Techniques

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 45 Fees: $475

This course builds on TRAM101, using the foundations of ABO and Rh blood group systems to interpret pretransfusion test results and select appropriate donor red cells for transfusion.

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TRAM301 - Application of Transfusion Medicine Techniques

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 155 Fees: $600

The correct application of transfusion medicine techniques and accurate performance of serologic and non-serologic procedures enhance the safety of blood transfusion and can ultimately save a...

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Hospitality & Culinary

CULG250 - Kitchen Skills V - Preparing & Cooking Meat, Poultry, & Fish

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 12 Fees: $TBD

A great meal often depends on the selection of an animal protein: meat, poultry, or fish. Discover the basics of selecting quality fresh products.

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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 Hours: 12 Fees: $TBD

Beyond rubber gloves and hairnets.

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OHSC150 - WHMIS 2015

 
Credential: Non Credit 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 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 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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International Professional Development Certificates

Leadership and Project Management for IT

 
Credential: Certificate Achievement

The Leadership and Project Management for IT Professional Development Certificate Program at NAIT helps you better understand team dynamics and its impact on projects.

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Business Intelligence & Data Engineering

 
Credential: Certificate Achievement

Explore the unique impact of business intelligence projects and what decision-makers need to know about implementation. Investigate challenges around people, processes, managing data and more!

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Clean Fuel Operations

 
Credential: Certificate Achievement

Learn job-ready skills in clean fuels including hydrogen, renewable diesel, renewable natural gas, biofuels and sustainable aviation fuel.

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Construction Leadership & Management

 
Credential: Certificate Achievement

This certificate will help you prepare for a leadership role in site-based construction trades professions.

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Healthcare Leadership & Supervision

 
Credential: Certificate Achievement

Develop soft skills needed to become a leader in the healthcare field! From professionalism and ethics to management and leadership, build on existing education to become an effective supervisor.

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Trades & Apprenticeship

TRDE110 - Introduction to Trades Safety

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 24 Fees: $475

This course covers safety topics common to most first-year (Period 1) trades apprenticeship programs.

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TRDE120 - Introduction to Trades Math

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 24 Fees: $475

This course covers math topics common to most first-year (Period 1) trades apprenticeship programs.

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TRDE130 - Introduction to Technical Drawing Interpretation for the Trades

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 24 Fees: $475

This course covers technical drawing topics common to most first-year (Period 1) trades apprenticeship programs.

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TRSP151 - Forklift Operator Training

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 12 Fees: $395

Gain the valuable skill of forklift operation through this introductory course.

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TRSP152 - Forklift Certification

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 6 Fees: $225

If you have experience operating a forklift, gain your forklift certification through this course.

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WELD110 - Intro to Oxy-Acetylene Welding & Cutting

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 21 Fees: $475

Oxy-acetylene welding and cutting is a versatile method for welding, cutting, hardfacing, polishing, and heating.

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

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 36 Fees: $750

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 Hours: 36 Fees: $750

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 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 Hours: 46 Fees: $1495

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: $TBD

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: $325

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

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Upgrading & ESL

Academic Upgrading

 
Credential: Non-Credential

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

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 Hours: 20 Fees: $225

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 Hours: 20 Fees: $225

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 Hours: 20 Fees: $225

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

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NESL717 - IELTS Preparation Course - Writing Focus

 
Credential: Non Credit 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 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 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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