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Business & Management

SCRS500 - Conflict Resolution Skills

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

Before you can resolve a conflict, you first have to understand the issue. Begin your path to conflict resolution comprehension by examining the basic principles of the conflict resolution model.

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SCRS505 - Mediation Skills/Ethics & Values

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day, Weekend, Online Hours: 21 Fees: $408

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

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SCRS510 - Dealing with People in Difficult Situations & Dealing With Criticism

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

Learn to manage your response to difficult situations. In the workplace, you are sometimes faced with criticism, anger, difficultly and hostility.

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SCRS515 - Negotiation Skills & Consensus Building (When to Yield to Interest)

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 21 Fees: $TBD

Learn the valuable skill of negotiation.

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SCRS520 - Critical Communication Skills (Where Does Assertiveness Fit In?)

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

Do you think you can actively listen, interest probe, prompt, paraphrase, check and confirm, validate, acknowledge others and summarize all within the same conversation? Learn how it can be done...

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SCRS525 - Anger Management

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

How will you react in the face of anger? Become aware of what influences a person to reach the emotion of anger, such as adaptive, maladaptive, arousal, reason overruling and aggressive pressures.

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Construction

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: 40 Fees: $1350

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

PLCC104 - Introduction to Function Block Diagrams

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

Boost your knowledge of programmable logic controllers by delving into Function Block Diagrams (FBD). FBD is a graphical language that can be used for logic or control configuration.

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PLCC105 - Introduction to Sequential Function Charts (SFC)

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

This module provides a brief introduction to Structured Text and introduces Sequential Function Charts with a focus on the elements of SFC.

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PLCC106 - Introduction to Data Communications

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

Boost your knowledge of programmable logic controllers by delving into Data Communications.

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PLCC113 - Introduction to PLCs, Ladder Diagrams 1, Ladder Diagrams 2

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day, Online Hours: 35 Fees: $1450

With the skills gained in this course, you will be able to demonstrate fundamental PLC programming processes such as implementing relay-type instructions, subroutines, applying timers and...

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PLCC146 - Introduction to Function Block Diagrams, Sequential Function Charts (SFC) and Data Communications

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day, Weekend, Online Hours: 35 Fees: $1450

This course uses all four IEC 61131-3 languages to program Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). With the skills gained in this course, you will create synergy between PLCs and remote components.

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PLCC201 - Introduction to Siemens - I

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

Boost your knowledge of programmable logic controllers by delving into Siemens PLC.

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PLCC202 - Siemens - II

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

Boost your knowledge of Siemens PLCs by exploring optimized blocks on an S7-1500 CPU. Discover two advanced programming languages: Function Block Diagram (FBD) and S7-Graph.

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PLCC203 - Introduction to Open Platform Communications (OPC)

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

Boost your programmable logic controller expertise by delving into Open Platform Communications (OPC). Discover Rockwell Automation (RSLinx) software.

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PLCC204 - Human-Machine Interface

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

Boost your knowledge of programmable logic controllers by delving into Human Machine Interfaces (HMI).

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PLCC205 - Control Systems

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

Boost your knowledge of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) by delving into the components and dynamics of control systems.

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PLCC206 - System Integration

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

Put your Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) theory to the test in real-world scenarios. Bring to life a project with multiple mechatronics and Human Machine Interface (HMI) stations.

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RACC112 - Computer Integrated Manufacturing

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

Expand your professional toolkit by exploring computer-integrated manufacturing (CIM).

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Design & Communications

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

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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WWWT351 - Industrial Wastewater Processes

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

Explore industrial wastewater processes. Economies are driven by industries that produce waste.

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Environment & Natural Resources

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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WWWT351 - Industrial Wastewater Processes

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

Explore industrial wastewater processes. Economies are driven by industries that produce waste.

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Health & Life Sciences

PHAE500 - Phlebotomy (Venipuncture) Workshop for Health Care Professionals

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $700

This workshop provides six hours of theory and eight hours of practical hands-on experience in the collection of blood samples using proper techniques and universal precautions.

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PHAE501 - Electrocardiography (ECG) Workshop for Healthcare Professionals

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

Students can refresh their knowledge in performing electrocardiograms through this blended learning workshop.

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PHAE503 - IV Certification Workshop for Healthcare Professionals

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day Hours: 16 Fees: $450

This course is valuable for healthcare professionals interested in obtaining or refreshing foundational intravenous (IV) insertion skills for clinical applications.

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PHAE504 - Introduction to Intravenous (IV) Insertions

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day Hours: 16 Fees: $450

This course is valuable for students interested in gaining knowledge related to intravenous (IV) insertion.

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TATT100 - Tattoo and Piercing Safety Standards

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 10 Fees: $150

Explore methods of sterilization, including chemical and mechanical, used every day by tattoo artists and body piercers.

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TATT200 - Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 12 Fees: $170

Explore essential components of infection control used by professionals in Canada's thriving body art industry. Understand risks of significant blood exposure like hepatitis and AIDS.

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TATT201 - Blood Borne Pathogens and Infection Control Renewal

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 8 Fees: $100

Refresh your knowledge on an the essential components of infection control for professionals in the body art industry.

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TATT500 - Tattoo and Piercing Safety Certificate

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 25 Fees: $350

Explore essential safety standards and regulations used by professionals in Canada's thriving body art industry.

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TRAM101 - Fundamentals of Blood Product Management

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 40 Fees: $450

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 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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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: 40 Fees: $1350

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: $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, Both On-Campus and Virtual 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: Evening, Online 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: Evening, Online 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: Evening, Online 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, Day, 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 - ESL Assessment Tests

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day, Online 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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