Continuing Education

Continuing Education Courses

Your next step is here

Looking to sharpen your skills or learn something new? Have you been thinking of a change in career? Our Continuing Education programs, microcredentials and courses allow you to take your goals to the next step.

We offer small classes, flexible learning options and experienced instructors using state-of-the-art online instruction. When you register for one of our programs or courses, you can be confident that you’re receiving industry-recognized and practical knowledge from instructors at a trusted polytechnic institution.

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What do you want to learn?

Each of our Continuing Education programs and courses are designed to appeal to the unique needs and interests of our students.

Career Programs

Prepare for entry into your career by taking one of our introductory courses, which span the fields of science and technology, trades, business, hospitality, culinary and health.   Find out more

Professional Development

Our professional development programs span the trades, science and tech, business, culinary, health and IT sectors. Enhance the knowledge you’ve gained through previous education and experience.   Find out more

Personal Enrichment Courses

Find a new hobby and improve your tangible skills! We have courses ranging from blacksmithing and welding to home renos and baking. Have some fun and meet new people in a relaxed learning environment.   Find out more

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Learn more about NAIT's ESL program and what makes it different from other English skill programs.   Find out more

Academic Upgrading

Need to upgrade or review courses to get into a diploma or certificate program? Our Academic Upgrading program is tailored to your unique goals and existing level of knowledge.   Find out more

Computers & IT

NAIT’s computers & IT certificates and courses were developed to give you the relevant skills to advance your profession.   Find out more


Funding Options

Continuing Education Funding

There are several options available for funding your Continuing Education courses. Explore the flexible payment options and government grants available.

ESL and Academic Upgrading Funding

The Foundational Learning program provides funding for Albertans in designated Full-Time and Part-Time programs.

Group Registration and Corporate Training 

Custom and Group Training

Do you need corporate or group training? We can help. Your organization can register multiple people as a group for courses or certificates and receive a group discount, customize existing programs, or create custom training from the ground-up. 

Custom and group training options

Assessments and ESL Proficiency Testing

NAIT Assessment Centre

Need to assess your English language proficiency for entrance into a NAIT program? Have an assessment that requires invigilation services? The NAIT Assessment Centre offers a variety of assessment services to NAIT students and instructors, as well as non-NAIT students and external organizations.

Learn more about our available services

Welcome Centre Support Hours

Monday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Please note: We are closed on all statutory holidays and during winter break.

Welcome Centre Location

L159 L - Continuing Education and Industry Training Centre

Our walk-in welcome centre is currently closed to the public, please contact us via phone or email.

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Continue Your Education

Begin your career, advance an existing one or make a switch!
Discover the wide range of programs and courses NAIT offers designed to help you carve your future.

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