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The location where your NAIT courses will be held.


The type of certification (degree, diploma, certificate) you will earn after completing your program.

  • Degree - NAIT offers a number of business degrees and applied science and technology degrees accredited by Alberta Advanced Education.
    Applied degree programs offer a stronger emphasis on practical applications of the concepts learned in the classroom
  • Diplomas & Certificates - These credit programs take 1 or 2 years and lead to government approved and industry-recognized credentials.
  • Journeyman Certificate - Hands-on and expert-led apprenticeship and industry training for skilled trades and technology professionals.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • Day - Courses taking place between Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Evening/Weekend - Courses taking place on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online - Sometimes called "Home Study" or "Computer-Based Learning"
  • Blended - A combination of online and in-class components.
  • Distance - Traditional correspondence format. These courses work best if you can't get to a campus or if your schedule can't accommodate fixed class times

NAIT is pleased to be a Learning Services Host for SITRAIN and Siemens Canada Limited in order to provide customer technical learning on Siemens products.

SITRAIN courses are delivered by certified trainers and focus on practical procedures and maintenance techniques to give employees the necessary knowledge to keep operations running smoothly. Training is delivered through the use of written material, lectures, and hands-on simulators for practical skills development.


TIA Service 1 v15

This course is the first in a three part series which builds basic maintenance skills with Siemens STEP7 TIA Portal software. Students will learn the basic S7 system concept, hardware configuration and parameterization, S7 software (SIMATIC TIA Portal) basics and an overview of programming fundamentals. Human Machine Interface (HMI) and PROFINET IO are also included. This course takes a systems approach using the S7- 1500 PLC, plus basic connectivity and functionality of an TP1200, HMI, G120 Drive, and ET200SP, PROFINET I/O.

Throughout the course, students will build a STEP7 project from the beginning, learning proper program structure and documenting. Software diagnostic tools will be used for debugging both hardware and code. Various instruction sets, memory areas, program blocks, and libraries will be reviewed to provide the student with the basic concepts of structured programming. The course format consists of instruction and hands-on exercises. The course uses a conveyor model for realistic demonstrations and exercises.

Jan. 13 - Jan. 17, 2020 Monday to Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. NAIT Main Campus
Jun. 22 - Jun. 26, 2020 Monday to Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. NAIT Main Campus

Register through the SITRAIN Registration System