Continuing Education

Sustainable Environment and Green Culture

Campus

The location where your NAIT courses will be held.

Credential

The type of certification you will earn after completing your program.

  • Certificate Achievement - An approved non-credit program that has a formal summative assessment component, has mappped program or course outcomes, and is subject to a regular quality curriculum review process.
  • Certificate Completion - A non-credit program that has no formal summative assessment component and is subject to a regular quality curriculum review process.
  • 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.

  • On-Campus Day - Your course activity is done in-person Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • On-Campus Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done in-person on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Day - Your course activity is done online Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Online Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done online on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Flexible Delivery - Your course activity is not scheduled and therefore you can determine when to do the coursework.
  • Both On-Campus and Virtual - Some of your coursework will be in-person, on campus and some will be done online.

Overview

Are you interested in learning how you can make a positive impact on your community and the environment? Do you want to learn new skills that promote sustainability and enhance your home and local landscape?

NAIT's Sustainable Environment and Green Culture series of courses provide insight into how to thrive within your house and home, local culture and community.

  • Learn how to create a sustainable home and property. Reduce bills, increase efficiency and ensure your property is resilient to change.
  • Gain an understanding of how you can play a positive role regarding climate change and your local environment.
  • Develop an understanding of Competency in Organizing Regenerative Ecologies (CORE) and how to develop sustainable solutions for your community and home.
  • Discover how to design the residential landscape of your dreams. Create a landscape design based on your own property that increases your property's productivity and beauty.

Learn in a blended delivery setting, between online and remote instruction. Find out how you can be an active contributor to home ingenuity, social progress and a healthier environment.

Hands-on skills to reduce your footprint

NAIT’s Sustainable Environment and Green Culture series of courses will provide you with a variety of strategies related to enhancing your home, local community and environment. These courses instruct unique skills such as beekeeping and sustainable backyard design. Instructors encourage students to become active members of their local community by teaching hands-on methods to get involved.

SEGC courses start up throughout the year and are offered in a variety of methods to best suit your schedule. Classes can be in the form of daytime, weekend or evening classes that can be taken both in a remote face to face or self-directed online environment, but regardless of delivery, all students are encouraged to participate in discussions and group activities.

Instructors

Eliese Watson

Eliese Watson is the founder and senior educator of Apiaries and Bees for Communities Inc. (ABC Bees).

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Jennifer Jones, BLA

Jennifer is the Chair of Landscape Architecture Technology program at NAIT and an experienced Landscape Architect.

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Kenton Zerbin, BEd

Kenton possesses a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Alberta and Certification as an International Permaculture Teacher from the Permaculture Institute of Australia.

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Contact

General Inquiries

Please contact us to learn more about our Sustainable Environment and Green Culture courses.

Phone: 780.378.6990
Email: continuingeducation@nait.ca

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