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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

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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CDMK102 - SEO Track

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 10 Fees: $605

Would you like to increase your knowledge of search engines and Search Engine Optimization (SEO)? SEO is extremely important to businesses in today’s fast changing ecommerce environment.

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CDMK103 - Social Media Track

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 12 Fees: $605

Do you engage in social media, but want to improve your skills? Are you involved in copyrighting, social media marketing, content analysis or digital marketing management? This self-paced 12-hour...

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CDMK104 - Content Marketing Track

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 0 Fees: $605

Do you want to improve your creation of social media messaging to attract visitors? Are you hoping to learn more about optimizing key words and channels? If your answer is yes, then this 10.

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CDMK105 - Essentials Track

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 6 Fees: $605

Are you a believer that marketing has changed, and a digital mindset is key to staying relevant? Are you looking to increase your organization’s reach and traction through digital efforts? Whether...

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CDMK106 - Paid Search Track

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 9 Fees: $605

If you are already engaged in paid search marketing at work, or you are a sales or marketing director hoping to learn more about optimizing campaigns, then this course is for you.

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CITC309 - Leadership Skills for Supervisors - Communication, Coaching, and Conflict

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day Hours: 7 Fees: $245

Supervisors represent an important force in every organization.

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CITC802 - Stress Management

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day Hours: 7 Fees: $245

Stress is our mental, physical, and behavioural response to something that could threaten our safety or well-being.

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CITC805 - Coaching and Mentoring

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day Hours: 7 Fees: $245

Coach, Mentor, Role Model, Supporter, Guide... do these words ring a bell? Being a coach involves being able to draw from several disciplines.

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CITC808 - Customer Service Training - Critical Elements of Customer Service

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day Hours: 14 Fees: $365

Most companies strive to deliver an incredible customer experience.

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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

CCTB281 - Tableau Desktop I: Fundamentals

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day Hours: 14 Fees: $1495

Boost your marketability by adding Tableau Desktop to your professional skillset.

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CCTB282 - Tableau Desktop II: Intermediate

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day Hours: 14 Fees: $1495

Increase your Tableau software knowledge and skills. Tableau is the fastest growing data visualization tool available.

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CCTB300 - Microsoft SQL Server Level III

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day Hours: 14 Fees: $550

Expand your marketable SQL Server skills beyond basic database knowledge by exploring SQL’s role in an enterprise solution.

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CCTB302 - Dynamic Team Communication

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

Develop the skills to communicate within a cross-functional team, with peers and with people at all levels of an organization.

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CCTB305 - Effective Writing

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 14 Fees: $500

Effective writing results in the creation of clear, concise documents that align with the needs of the audience.

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CCTB307 - Quality Assurance

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day, Online, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $500

To meet or exceed quality standards, businesses must continually examine and adjust their processes, products, and services during a practice known as Quality Assurance (QA).

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CCTB309 - Business Process Improvement

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $500

Organizations must continuously strive to improve operational efficiency and service excellence.

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CCTB311 - Introduction to IT Governance

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $500

The rapid pace of technological change is one of the drivers of the disruption in today's world with 65% of Fortune 500 CEOs and government leaders struggling to keep up.

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CCTB316 - Problem Solving and Analytical Thinking

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $500

Problem solving and analytical thinking are foundational skills that involve breaking things down into their component parts.

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CCTB332 - Business Process Implementation and Change Management

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $500

The Business Analyst plays an important role in successful process implementation and transformation activities.

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CCTB335 - Introduction to Business Process Management

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $500

Improve your business’ processes and stay competitive in the ever-developing marketplace.

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CCTB381 - Data Processing in Python

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

Data querying and processing skills can increase your productivity by improving accuracy and reliability.

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CCTB382 - Data Mining and Data Visualization

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

Enhance your data science knowledge through the use of innovative data mining and data visualization techniques.

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CCTB391 - Introduction to Data Science

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

Analyzing and interpreting data can greatly assist with making strategic and effective business decisions.

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CCTB393 - Machine Learning I

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 14 Fees: $700

Following up on the fundamentals started in Introduction to Data Science, this course explores all the basic parts of executing a machine learning experiment.

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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

ITLS201 - ITLS Advanced Provider Recertification

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day Hours: 8 Fees: $275

Get recertification for your ITLS Advanced Provider certificate prior to its 3-year expiration date. Refresh your advanced skills for rapid patient assessment, resuscitation, and stabilization.

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ITLS202 - ITLS Advanced Rapid Renewal

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day Hours: 4 Fees: $180

ITLS Rapid Renewal Provider Update is a blended-learning program.

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ITLS250 - ITLS Advanced Instructor

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day Hours: 7 Fees: $350

Prepare to become an ITLS advanced instructor by studying the principles of adult education.

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ITMS100 - Medical Terminology

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Evening, Day, Weekend Hours: 60 Fees: $775

Learn correct medical terminology and understand relevant, related industry terms.

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MELA500 - Professional Development for Medical Lab Assistants

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 200 Fees: $695

For laboratory assistants with practical experience gained on the job, this course provides the theoretical and technical information you need to be successful in your role.

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MELT501 - Specimen Collection & Handling

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 15 Fees: $300

Often the initial procedure for diagnosis and treatment of patients is specimen collection. This is the process of obtaining body fluids or tissue and processing them for laboratory testing.

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MELT502 - Electrocardiography

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 20 Fees: $325

Learn digital instrumentation, recording techniques for a 12-lead ECG, artifact recognition and remedies to produce technically accurate tracings. This course also introduces arrhythmias.

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MELT503 - General Laboratory Practices

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 60 Fees: $TBD

Review the fundamental skills required in a medical laboratory. Improve your confidence around the use of glass/plasticware, microscopes, thermal equipment, centrifuges, balances, and reagents.

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MELT504 - Clinical Chemistry

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 50 Fees: $375

The activities in this course will highlight the significance of abnormal levels of chemical constituents and their relation to disease.

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MELT506 - Quality Management

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 20 Fees: $325

Improve your patient care with an increased attention to quality control processes and assurances.

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MELT507 - Urinalysis

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 30 Fees: $350

Discover the theory and techniques used in one of the most performed tests in the diagnostic laboratory: urinalysis.

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MELT521 - Immunology

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 24 Fees: $325

Improve your skills in the laboratory with the fundamental knowledge of antigen-antibody reactions and principles of immunological techniques.

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MELT522 - General Laboratory Equipment

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 20 Fees: $175

Discover the fundamental skills required in a medical laboratory. Gain confidence in the use of glass/plastic, microscopes, thermal equipment, and centrifuges.

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MELT523 - General Laboratory Practices

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 40 Fees: $275

This course, which follows the foundations set in MELT522, allows students to continue to discover the fundamental skills required in a medical laboratory.

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MELT900 - Medical Laboratory Technology Preparatory Exam

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 5 Fees: $260

Improve your study efforts by taking this Medical Laboratory Technology Preparatory Exam.

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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

PLMR149 - Medical Gas Installation

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Evening Hours: 36 Fees: $765

Upon successful completion of this course you will have the skills needed to install and maintain pipelines for medical gases, medical vacuum, medical support gases, and anaesthetic gas scavenging...

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PLMR169 - SpoolFab

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day, Evening Hours: 14 Fees: $655

Expand your professional skillset by exploring SpoolFab software. Isometric spooling software, like SpoolFab, is a powerful tool for steamfitters and pipefitters.

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PLMR181 - Plumbing Cross Connection Control Device Testing Procedures/Recertification

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day, Evening, Weekend Hours: 15 Fees: $475

Refresh and expand your testing procedure expertise. Recertify your plumbing cross connection control device testing procedures. Review testing procedures and complete hands-on testing exercises.

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PLMR702 - Plumber Job Readiness

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Evening, Day, Weekend Hours: 48 Fees: $1095

Plumbing services are always in high demand, and journeyman plumbers receive high financial compensation for their work. Gain hands-on training using ABS and PVC piping, copper, steel, and PEX.

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PSTP111 - Motorcycle Maintenance

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 12 Fees: $TBD

If you are a proud owner of a motorcycle and/or want to take care of your own motorcycle maintenance, this course is for you.

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PSTP120 - Small Engine Basics

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Evening Hours: 30 Fees: $920

Improve your working knowledge of small engines, and explore spark-engine operation. Identify engine components and delve into the principles of operation for both two- and four-stroke cycle engines.

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PSTP125 - Small Engine Repair

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Evening Hours: 30 Fees: $920

Explore the techniques and concepts of small engine repair. Discover and practice engine disassembly, inspection, and assembly.

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PSTP130 - Tune-Up and Repair for Small Engine Equipment

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Evening Hours: 30 Fees: $920

Practice basic tune-ups and repairs for small engines. Develop valuable insight into engine diagnosis, troubleshooting, and adjustment procedures.

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RACM111 - Canada's Ozone Layer Protection Awareness Program

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Evening, Online, Day Hours: 7 Fees: $250

This course was developed by the federal government in association with the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), and the content is in general accordance with...

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RACM702 - Refrigeration & HVAC Mechanic Job Readiness

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day, Evening Hours: 60 Fees: $1365

Refrigeration and HVAC mechanics are responsible for assembling, installing, inspecting, maintaining, and repairing equipment for refrigeration, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning in...

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SMEC140 - Siemens Digital Fundamentals and Programmable Logic Controllers

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day, Evening, Weekend Hours: 30 Fees: $675

Delve into the fundamentals of digital logic and an introduction to programmable logic controllers (PLCs) in a complex mechatronic system, with a focus on the automation system SIMATIC S7-1500,...

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TRSP151 - Forklift Operator Training

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day, Weekend Hours: 12 Fees: $370

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

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TRSP152 - Forklift Certification

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day 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 Delivery Options: Evening Hours: 21 Fees: $455

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

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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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