About NAIT  

About NAIT

NAIT’s hands-on, technology-based education and applied research are essential to the productivity and prosperity of Alberta. Graduates have the knowledge and skills employers want. They leave NAIT confident, prepared and in demand.

NAIT's Institutional Strategic Plan

The NAIT Effect, our new vision and strategic plan, gives us and our stakeholders a clear sense of the positive impacts we will have and what we must do in order to make them happen.

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What makes a polytechnic different? The people

Read the inspiring stories of NAIT alumni who are making a difference in their communities and across Canada.

Rebuilding with care

Carolyn Kincade creates dental implants for cancer survivors following treatment.

Leading with resilience

Tara Chahl’s resolve sets her down a path from the military to marathons to managing pipeline projects.

Rethinking solar solutions

Renewable energy technologist Csilla Harsasi leads the way with portable, off-grid solar project.

Advancing industry solutions

Heather Kaminsky works with industry to tackle oil sands tailings.

Venturing into virtual

Entrepreneur Kyle Gagnon is building a real future in virtual and augmented reality.

Energizing communities

NAIT grad Jordan Jolicoeur shines light on opportunities for Métis and Indigenous communities.

Meeting Alberta’s Needs

95% of employers are satisfied with the performance of NAIT graduates

Lasting Careers

5 years after graduation, NAIT grads have near-zero unemployment

Ready for the Workforce

86% of grads are employed within 9 months after graduation

What's new at NAIT

Oct. 04, 2022

NAIT receives provincial funding to fast-track newcomers into meaningful trades careers

$1.5 million over three years to support an assessment-first approach to skilled trades training

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Sep. 29, 2022

Provincial funding supports three new NAIT micro-credential programs

$650,000 over two years to develop new programs to help Albertans reskill and upskill

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Sep. 23, 2022

NAIT receives funding to expand apprenticeship seats

Polytechnic receives over $760,000 to open 132 apprenticeship seats spanning five programs

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Sep. 21, 2022

Celebration and education at the centre of Aboriginal Culture Day at NAIT

Annual event provides opportunities for NAIT community to experience rich Indigenous culture

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NAIT is a Top Employer

For 11 consecutive years, NAIT has been named one of Alberta's top employers.

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