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Learn the skills needed to build, integrate, maintain, troubleshoot and manage PLC programs. Plus, earn two microcredentials for taking this certificate program.

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Business & Management

CITC925 - Leadership and Motivation

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3.5 Fees: $175

Leaders can encourage employee motivation, organizationally align performance, and increase engagement in today’s diverse workplace.

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CITC926 - Delegation

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3.5 Fees: $175

Delegation by a leader supports employee development, motivates teams, builds your credibility as a leader, and can save time and money.

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CITC931 - Team Leadership

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3.5 Fees: $175

High-functioning workplace teams don’t just happen; they are the result of strategic leadership decisions.

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CITC933 - Enhancing Your Influence Skills

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3.5 Fees: $175

Exceptional leaders use their knowledge, skills, experience, and reputation to influence people and workplace initiatives.

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CITC934 - Conflict Essentials

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3.5 Fees: $175

Conflict management skills are a critical element of effective leadership, yet an area in which many new and experienced leaders struggle with.

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CITC935 - Effective Change Leadership

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3.5 Fees: $175

Managing change is a constant, critical element of effective leadership.

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CITC936 - Building Collaborative Relationships

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3.5 Fees: $175

Explore the relational competencies required to be a strong leader in today’s diverse workplace.

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CITC942 - Innovation and Strategic Implementation

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3.5 Fees: $175

Discover strategies that foster creative thinking and explore how leadership can create a culture of innovation.

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CITC945 - Negotiation

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3.5 Fees: $175

Extend your professional toolkit by exploring the concepts, skills, and principles of skillful negotiation.

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CITC946 - Decision Making and Ethics

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 3.5 Fees: $175

Learn the principles of ethical decision making and how to apply them judiciously in the competing demands and ambiguities of today’s workplace.

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CITC950 - Team Leadership & Conflict Essentials

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

Team Leadership High-functioning workplace teams don’t just happen; they are the result of strategic leadership decisions.

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CITC951 - Leadership and Motivation & Delegation

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

Leadership and Motivation Explore how leaders can positively influence employee motivation, organizationally aligned performance, and satisfaction in today’s diverse workplace.

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CITC952 - Strengths-Based Approach & Leadership Communication

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

Strengths-Based Approach Learn strengths-based techniques to enhance employee engagement, self-determination, performance, and professional development.

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CITC953 - Effective Performance Management & Feedback and Difficult Conversations

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

Effective Performance Management Examine how exceptional leaders manage performance in today’s diverse, complex workplace.

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CITC954 - Innovation and Strategic Implementation & Negotiation

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

Understanding how to think more creatively and how to instill a culture of innovation within the organization are key skills for leaders.

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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

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 Delivery Options: Online Hours: 14 Fees: $475

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

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CCTB501 - Oracle Database 12c: SQL Workshop I

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 24 Fees: $TBD

This course introduces you to the fundamentals of SQL using Oracle Database technology. Learn the concepts of relational databases and the powerful SQL programming language.

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CCTB502 - Oracle Database 12c: Install and Upgrade Workshop

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 18 Fees: $TBD

In this course, you will learn to install Standalone Oracle Database server.

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CCTB503 - Oracle Database 12c: Administration Workshop

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 36 Fees: $TBD

In this course, you will gain knowledge about the Oracle Database architecture and administration. You will understand how to effectively manage an Oracle Database instance.

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CCTB507 - Introduction to SQL/PLSQL Accelerated

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 36 Fees: $TBD

Gain expertise in relational database data management as you learn how to effectively use SQL commands against your business data.

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CCTB553 - Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 24 Fees: $1595

In this course, you will go through the entire project life cycle, from planning to execution.

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CCTB554 - Primavera P6 Professional Advanced

 
Credential: Non Credit Hours: 18 Fees: $TBD

In this course, you will learn resource management and advanced project management techniques using Primavera P6 Professional.

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CCTB624 - ITIL® 4 Foundation with Certification Exam

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online, Day Hours: 14 Fees: $1595

This course is designed as an introduction to ITIL 4 and will provide you with a new way to look at IT service management through a Service Value System (SVS).

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CCTB641 - Data Integration Solutions

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

Boost your efficiency by establishing integrated connections to access data from different sources.

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Design & Communications

CCTD827 - Digital Illustration and Comic Art Certificate

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 0 Fees: $1895

Welcome to the world of digital illustration.

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CCTW800 - Web Design Core Certificate

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 0 Fees: $1895

Learn the core skills needed to build effective well-designed websites. Learn basic web design by harnessing the power of Cascading Style Sheets, HTML, JavaScript and Dreamweaver.

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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 Hours: 18 Fees: $TBD

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

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

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

MRAD215 - Cross Sectional Anatomy

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 16 Fees: $240

With the vast growth in Computed Tomography imaging, the ability of Medical Radiological Technologists to identify structures in computer-generated images is imperative.

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MRAD220 - Pathology

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 32 Fees: $320

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

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MRAD225 - Radiological Imaging Procedures

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 51 Fees: $395

Refresh your skills by exploring entry-level radiological procedures. Reexamine imaging procedures identified by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiological Technologists (CAMRT).

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MRAD230 - Patient Care

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 32 Fees: $320

Patient care is one of the most important parts of the radiographer’s daily responsibilities.

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MRAD235 - Radiation Science and Apparatus I

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 32 Fees: $320

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

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MRAD240 - Radiation Science and Apparatus II

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 32 Fees: $320

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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MRAD245 - Canadian Radiation Safety

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 32 Fees: $320

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

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MRAD250 - Quality Assurance

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 20 Fees: $260

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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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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OPSC601 - Anatomy and Pathology

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 50 Fees: $335

It's all about the eye. Demonstrate your knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the eye.

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OPSC602 - Frames and Frame Measurement

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 50 Fees: $335

Opticians realize there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to eyeglasses frames. Precision is required to make sure each pair is a perfect fit to meet each patient’s visual and stylistic needs.

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OPSC603 - Lenses, Instruments and Tools

 
Credential: Non Credit Delivery Options: Online Hours: 50 Fees: $335

Patients have different eye care needs for different situations. Some might use an occupational lens for worksites and a separate pair of bifocals or progressive lenses for reading a great book.

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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 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: 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: 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, 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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