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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.
The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.
Please note due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these delivery options may shift from term to term. Please consult your program for details on delivery options.
The average or expected time it will take to complete your program.
Open Studies allows you to explore credit courses without applying to a program.
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.
Contact the program for additional information about Advanced Credit.
Program delivery methods for Fall 2021 and later have not been confirmed. Delivery shown is based on current delivery methods amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
All Winter and Spring 2021 upgrading courses will continue to be delivered full-time virtually online. Review “About the Program” tab for further program details.
NAIT’s Academic Upgrading program is a bridging program designed for adults from a variety of academic backgrounds to gain prerequisite entrance requirements needed for post-secondary study. We offer flexible programming to help you gain the entrance requirements for post-secondary programs.
Upon successful completion of our Academic Upgrading program, you will be eligible for conditional acceptance into NAIT credit programs, pending successful completion of all other entrance requirements.
Semesters are 12-15 weeks in length with day, evening and online options available so you can work around your personal and professional commitments. Small class sizes and instructor-led training make for an ideal learning environment.
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.
All Winter and Spring 2021 upgrading courses and labs will be scheduled fully virtually.
The Academic Upgrading program offers flexible options that will help you gain entrance requirements for your post-secondary program.
Equivalency and Academic Upgrading Placement tests for selected subjects are available if you are missing or need to improve your mark(s). Test results from the Equivalency tests may (ADD) be used for admissions for all NAIT programs.
The Academic Upgrading courses do not fulfill any GED requirements or updates to an Alberta High School transcript, as the marks are not reported to the Alberta Ministry of Education.
Please take note of the following:
A placement test can help you fulfill or prove entrance requirements for admission into Academic Upgrading courses.
On acceptance to the program, you will be contacted by the program with instructions about how to enrol in courses. If necessary, you will be able to book an appointment to design the best course of study for your needs.
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In addition to our Academic Upgrading program, we offer non-credit courses that can help you refresh your basic skills. No application to Academic Upgrading is required to enrol into these courses.
For further course details, fees and to enrol, click the course name from the list below.
NAIT’s Academic Upgrading program is a bridging program designed for adults from a variety of academic backgrounds to gain prerequisite entrance requirements needed for post-secondary study.
Learn how to register through Alberta Post-Secondary Application System (APAS) or begin the application process.
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