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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

CITC811 - Critical Thinking

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

In today’s society, many people experience information overload.

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CITC812 - Emotional Intelligence

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

Emotional intelligence, also called EQ, is the ability to be aware of and to manage emotions and relationships. It’s a pivotal factor in personal and professional success.

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CITC813 - Women and Leadership: Owning Your Strengths and Skills

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 7 Fees: $270

Women have a long-standing history in the workforce, in all roles from front-line worker to visionary founder, influential behind-the-scenes patron to front-and-center CEO.

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CITC814 - Facilitation Skills

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

As workplaces become less hierarchical and more reliant on interpersonal problem-solving, facilitation is becoming a key skill, regardless of job title.

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CITC815 - Cultural Intelligence (CQ)

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

Understanding and effectively managing cultural differences are critical to working, communicating, and transferring knowledge in multi-cultural and international business environments.

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CITC820 - Writing and Editing Skills for Business (Level 1: Basics)

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day Hours: 7.25 Fees: $245

How confident are you in your writing? Do you ever feel unsure about what is correct and why? Gain practical strategies to help you write clear, direct sentences while avoiding common errors in...

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CITC821 - Writing and Editing Skills for Business (Level 2: Advanced)

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day Hours: 7.25 Fees: $245

Master 15 strategies of plain English that professional writers use to clear clutter from their messages— strategies you can apply every day to enhance your letters, reports, and email messages.

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CITC822 - Public Speaking - Presentation Survival Skills

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

Does the idea of presenting to an audience make you anxious? Would you like to boost your confidence speaking to a crowd? Overcome your fear of public speaking and presenting by registering in...

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CITC824 - Leadership Style & Coaching for High Performance 1

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day Hours: 7 Fees: $260

Leadership Style Explore how leadership style influences organizational and team efficacy.

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CITC825 - On-the-Job Train-the-Trainer

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day Hours: 14 Fees: $425

Learn how to develop and deliver structured on-the-job training sessions in your organization.

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CITC826 - Enhancing Your Influence Skills & Effective Change Leadership

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day Hours: 7 Fees: $260

Enhancing Your Influence Skills This module is about using the skills of influence in an open, transparent, and ethical fashion to bring about positive change.

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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

CCTB394 - Machine Learning II - Advanced Algorithms

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

Unlock your potential as a Machine Learning professional.

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CCTB395 - Data Science Project

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

Enhance your data visualization and reporting skills through this project-based Data Science course. Graduates of this course will be able to use open data to complete Data Science projects.

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CCTB399 - AI Strategy and Management

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 64 Fees: $TBD

Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming business; don’t get left behind! The demand for AI and machine learning (ML) expertise is growing across all industries and now is the best time to...

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CCTB410 - Introduction to Software Development

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day, Evening, Online Hours: 14 Fees: $450

Software development is a complicated process, requiring careful planning and execution to meet its goals. The skills you gain in this course will help you develop quality software.

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CCTB411 - Software Testing Overview

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

Learn the basics of software testing and its methodologies. Explore the important role of a software tester, the fundamentals of software testing, and the many types of software tests.

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CCTB412 - Test Phases

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

Testing is an integral stage of the software development lifecycle.

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CCTB413 - End User Experience Testing

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

While other phases of software testing deal with functional and non-functional testing, End User Experience testing ensures that the new service or application meets the needs of the end user at a...

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CCTB414 - Testing Websites, Mobile and Web Applications

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

You will focus on the testing of web-based applications. Learn about techniques and tools used in industry for testing these applications.

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CCTB415 - Non Functional Testing

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

This course introduces the concept of non-functional testing, what is involved and how to conduct non-functional testing, explanation of each of the areas covered and why non-functional testing is...

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CCTB416 - Workshop: A Day in the Life of a Software Tester

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 14 Fees: $TBD

Level up your software testing skills and enhance your professional toolkit.

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CCTB451 - Software Testing Foundation

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day, Evening, Weekend Hours: 21 Fees: $700

This is an ISTQB Accredited course in software testing.

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CCTB452 - Agile Testing

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

This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to become an effective member of an Agile team, explains the fundamentals of testing on Agile projects including commonly...

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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

MFRS100 - Medical First Responder

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day, Evening, Weekend Hours: 104 Fees: $1875

NAIT’s Medical First Responder (MFR) course will appeal to individuals interested in a career or volunteer opportunities with metro or rural fire rescue services, police, industrial safety...

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MFRS101 - Medical First Responder Recertification

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Day, Weekend Hours: 40 Fees: $550

Receive recertification for your Medical First Responder certificate, prior to its 3-year expiration date and, refresh your lifesaving skills for on-scene basic emergency patient care.

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MFRS160 - Personal Health and Wellness

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 12 Fees: $99

Life can expose individuals to a multitude of situations that may place tremendous stresses on the body and mental health. Develop the necessary skills to maintain required fitness levels.

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MHAW100 - Mental Health and Well-Being

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 6 Fees: $99

Mental health and well-being are crucial for others and ourselves. Life is full of positive and negative experiences that cause stress.

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MRAD105 - Occupational Terminology

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 51 Fees: $560

Utilizing appropriate occupational terminology is key to good communication as a Medical Radiological Technologist.

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MRAD110 - Radiographic Anatomy

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 51 Fees: $560

Refresh your knowledge of radiographic anatomy through an online review of the anatomy that has been identified by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiological Technologists (CAMRT) for...

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MRAD115 - Cross Sectional Anatomy

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 16 Fees: $350

Cross-sectional anatomy is an integral part of diagnostic imaging today.

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MRAD120 - Pathology

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 32 Fees: $450

Discover the common pathologies that have been identified by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiological Technologists (CAMRT).

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MRAD125 - Radiological Imaging Procedures

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 51 Fees: $560

Through this interactive online course, you will review the imaging procedures that have been identified by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiological Technologists (CAMRT).

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MRAD130 - Patient Care

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 32 Fees: $450

As patient care is such a significant part of the radiographer's daily responsibilities, it is imperative to have these skills in the clinical environment.

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MRAD135 - Radiation Science and Apparatus I

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 32 Fees: $450

Operating the x-ray equipment is integral to practicing the art and science of Medical Radiological Technology.

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MRAD140 - Radiation Science and Apparatus II

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 32 Fees: $450

Describe the components, features, operation, and processes used for digital fluoroscopy, digital subtraction angiography (DSA), computerized tomography (CT), pantomography, mammography, and bone...

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MRAD145 - Canadian Radiation Safety

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 32 Fees: $450

Explore the Canadian standards for the safe use of radiation as a Medical Radiological Technologist.

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MRAD150 - Quality Assurance

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 20 Fees: $375

Quality assurance is essential to providing the utmost care for patients and creating procedures. Delve into concepts incorporated into a quality assurance program.

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MRAD155 - Diagnostic Imaging Computer Skills

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 18 Fees: $350

Computers are essential in Diagnostic Imaging departments.

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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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