Skilled Trades Certificates

Your next step in Skilled Trades

Looking to up-skill in your current career or want to journey down a new career path in construction, electrical, and carpentry? Our Continuing Education  programs, certificates, and micro-credentials can help you take the next step in your career.

We offer small class sizes and flexible learning options (including face to face, online, and hybrid delivery) with experienced instructors to keep your education engaging and convenient. When you register for one of our programs or courses, you can be confident that you’re receiving the practical knowledge and job-ready skills you need to be successful.

Construction Leadership and Supervision Certificate

Construction Leadership and Supervision Certificate

Want to lead the worksite?

Are you Interested in leading crews and managing worksites within small business, residential or light commercial construction and manufacturing industries? Our Construction Leadership and Supervision program is designed for
experienced tradespeople looking to elevate your leadership skills and supervisory abilities.

Upon completion of this program, you will be better equipped to lead work units, manage an entire site and implement cost control strategies and manage risk.

Enrol and start leading today

Construction Estimating and Administrative Controls

Construction Estimating and Administrative Controls

Want to learn more about the construction industry?

If you're looking to gain a solid understanding of the fundamentals of construction, including estimating, project management and administrative control functions, look no further! Our  Construction Estimating and Administrative Controls Certificate will give you the skills you need whether you are an entry-level worker or junior to intermediate project management supervisor.

Discover new skills in the construction industry 

Pathway to Passive House Trades Certification

Two people looking at construction plans

Want to become a better builder?

NAIT is proud to offer Pathway to Passive House Trades Certification in partnership with Passive House Canada. This certificate teaches the practical Passive House building techniques and theory about this high-performance building standard. Students will get hands-on workshop experience, incorporating the actual building of Passive House elements to the Canadian construction industry. 

Advance your building knowledge

Accelerated Trades Entry Program

Acceleratd Trades Entry

Want to build your career in the trades?

Are you new to Canada and looking for a career in the skilled trades? Our Accelerated Trades Entry program can help you figure out where to start.

This pre-apprenticeship program helps newcomers and under-represented Albertans get started with their apprenticeship training while reducing the cultural, financial and language barriers to enter the skilled trades workforce. .

Learn more about the program

Project Management

Project management

Want to become a trusted and effective project manager?

Project Management skills allow you to organize your work by planning, tracking where you have been, and searching for trends and are in constant demand regardless of which industry you work in. Keeping your efforts on schedule and on budget, and satisfying your customers and stakeholders can be both challenging and rewarding work.

The Project Management Certificate Program at NAIT examines team dynamics and their impact on projects. You will be introduced to project management tools and techniques that will complement your personal development and help you bring continuous improvement practices to your projects and organization.

Become a project manager 

Programmable Logic Controller

programmable logic controller

Want to manage PLC programs?

Gain the skills needed to build, integrate, maintain, troubleshoot and manage Programmable Logic Controller programs with our certificate. After completing the prgram you will be able to:

  • Upload and download a program to a PLC.
  • Program an Allen Bradley MicroLogix PLC and a CompactLogix PLC.
  • Use discrete and analog signals.
  • Create customized programs that are specific to your equipment and needs.
  • Understand and create programs using SCADAPack.

Develop a knowledge of PLCs

Robotics, Automation and Control

Robotics, Automation and Control

Want to gain a better understanding of robotics?

Robots and automated systems have been in general use in the manufacturing industry since the early 1980s. The systems have seen wide acceptance in high-volume manufacturing for many years. As systems mature, they are becoming cost effective for low-volume production in the local manufacturing sector. These courses will give you the skills to develop and maintain automated systems.

Gain an understanding of robotics


Looking for something else?

There are over 120 different skilled trades  courses and certificates to just from.

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