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It is an opportunity to get a feel for school and what program you want to be in.
Program availability may be limited for international applicants. Contact your student advisor for more information.
You may apply for advanced credit once you have been accepted into the program. Advanced Credit can be Transfer Credit (for completed post-secondary courses) or PLAR (Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition).
In addition to the common guidelines outlined on the Transfer and Credit Options section and on the Transfer Credit Request Form (PDF), your program has other advanced credit requirements that are applied to each request including:
If you do not qualify for transfer credit or credential recognition, Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) may be an option.
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The function and understanding of electrical principles is crucial in today's world. Everything from our lights to computers operates with the help of electricity and electrical components.
NAIT's Electrical Engineering Technology is a nationally accredited and internationally recognized program that provides a comprehensive study of electrical principles and practices.
The program will provide you with the skills to perform entry-level roles in several industry disciplines, including power systems operation and protection, maintenance and commissioning, electrical machines, industrial and commercial design, power electronics, and programmable logic controllers (PLCs).
Employment rates reported by NAIT alumni are for information purposes and do not guarantee future employment opportunities.
Salaries reported by NAIT alumni are for information purposes and are not a guarantee of future alumni income.
Our graduates are distinguished by their high level of professionalism, their adaptability to changes in working environments, their dedication to life-long learning and professional development, and strong technical competence.
By the time you graduate, you can expect to be comfortable:
The current and projected high demand for electrical engineering technologists is great news for graduates of this program. Typical employers range from engineering, design, project management and consulting firms to utility companies, industrial plants, equipment manufacturers and oil and gas companies.
A wide variety of careers are available throughout Canada and around the world, including:
Graduates of this program earn a diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology.
While enrolled in the program, you'll be eligible for student membership in the following professional associations:
After two years of suitable work experience in industry, graduates may seek certification with ASET in order to receive the Certified Engineering Technologists (CET) designation and the Registered Engineering Technologists (RET) designation.
You may also continue your studies after graduation by pursuing a Bachelor of Technology (BTech). Diploma grads can earn a BTech degree with just two more years of study. Full-time and part-time study options are available.
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Learn about the structure, operation, protection and control of electrical and electronic systems and equipment.
Completion of this diploma qualifies as the first 2 years of NAIT's unique 4-year Bachelor of Technology degree.
Students of this program are eligible for student membership in the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET).
This program has been nationally accredited by Technology Accreditation Canada.
Clifton Lofthaug, owner of Great Canadian Solar and NAIT grad, says Alberta is on the cusp on an energy revolution. And he's ready to be part of it.
Learn how to register through Alberta Post-Secondary Application System (APAS) or begin the application process.
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