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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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  • On-Campus Day - Your course activity is done in-person Monday - Friday in the daytime.
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  • Online Flexible Delivery - Your course activity is not scheduled and therefore you can determine when to do the coursework.
  • Both On-Campus and Virtual - Some of your coursework will be in-person, on campus and some will be done online.

Business & Management

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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PMGT101 - Project Management Essentials

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Evening, Day, Weekend Hours: 14 Fees: $558

Project management is the temporary activity undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result.

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PMGT102 - Productivity and Continuous Improvement

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Evening, Day, Weekend Hours: 14 Fees: $558

Project managers are focused on organizing resources and leading teams to complete projects that contribute value to internal and external stakeholders.

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PMGT103 - Team-Building & Facilitation

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening, Weekend Hours: 14 Fees: $558

Successful teams lead to successful projects. Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to apply strategies and tools to build and lead high performing teams.

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PMGT104 - Project Charter Development

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening, Weekend Hours: 14 Fees: $558

One of the most important roles of a project manager is ensuring that each project is well-defined and that its scope—defined by cost, quality, and schedule—are managed throughout the project life...

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PMGT105 - Project Schedule Management

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening, Weekend Hours: 14 Fees: $558

Bringing projects in on schedule while adhering to cost and quality requirements among the greatest challenges for project managers.

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PMGT106 - Project Management Tools

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening, Weekend Hours: 14 Fees: $558

Add to your project management toolbox. Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to develop and report a project plan.

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PMGT107 - Project Cost Management

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $558

A large part of the project manager’s role is to administer a project budget and plan for potential financial risks.

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PMGT108 - Project Communications Management

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $558

Successful project management requires clear and open communications between all stakeholders.

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PMGT109 - Project Risk Management

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $558

Can you describe project risk management? Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to identify, assess, document, and develop responses to manage project risks.

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PMGT110 - Project Quality Management

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $558

Get to know the real meaning of Project Quality Management! Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to plan, assure and control the quality of projects by developing a project...

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PMGT111 - Project Procurement Management

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $558

Are you familiar with contracts and contract negotiations? Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to plan and manage the procurement of goods and services in a project environment.

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PMGT112 - Project Human Resource Management

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $558

The ability to lead, manage, motivate and organize people is critical to project success.

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PMGT500 - Project Leadership Block

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 0 Fees: $3018

The following courses are required for the Project Leadership certificate and are offered together as a package which gives you individual credit for each course module completed.

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PMGT600 - Project Management Block

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 0 Fees: $3018

The following courses are required for the Project Management certificate and are offered together as a package which gives you individual credit for each course module completed.

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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

CCTG116 - GIS Cartography

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day Hours: 14 Fees: $600

GIS cartography is the combination of the ancient art of map-making with contemporary computer applications on geographical data.

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CCTG117 - GIS Spatial Analysis

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $600

Review basic principles and spatial analysis methods and techniques, and get more out of your data with spatial analysis.

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CCTG118 - Remote Sensing in GIS

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $600

With multiple commercial, planning, and research applications, Remote Sensing technologies are used extensively by industry and governments.

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CCTG119 - Web Mapping: GIS Using Open Source Software

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $600

It seems that new websites with mapping and GIS functionality are springing up every day. Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to use open source software to build a GIS website.

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CCTG121 - Hexagon GeoMedia Basic Training

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 21 Fees: $TBD

Mapping solutions made simple - for the novice and the experienced GIS technician alike.

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CCTG122 - Hexagon GeoMedia Advanced Training Level II

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 21 Fees: $TBD

Put Hexagon’s GeoMedia to use through active practice. Work with real data, coordinating files supplied from different sources and applying updates, corrections and modifications.

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CCTG130 - ArcGIS Level I

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $800

ArcGIS is a geographic information system for working with maps and geographic information.

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CCTG165 - Environmental Applications

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $600

GIS technology provides the tools that permit us to better manage natural resources and more objectively tackle environmental issues, by helping us assess future scenarios, explore alternatives,...

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CCTG219 - Aerial Data Acquisition

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $600

Explore the benefits of using photogrammetric applications.

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CCTG230 - ArcGIS Level II

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $800

Continue to expand your GIS skills by applying intermediate ArcGIS features. With the skills gained in this course, you will be able to build and manage an ArcGIS geodatabase.

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CCTG235 - ArcGIS and Python Programming

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day, Evening, Online Hours: 14 Fees: $850

Now you are ready to continue your journey with ArcGIS. Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to use ArcGIS and Python scripting to improve efficiency and automate tasks.

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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

TRAM201 - Pretransfusion Testing and Basic Investigative Techniques

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 45 Fees: $450

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

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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