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Answer these questions

You'll probably need more formal and informal learning.

Formal education includes:

Informal learning opportunities include:

  • on-the-job training
  • workshops
  • mentorship
  • self-study

According to Alberta's Occupational Demand and Supply Outlook, 2015-2025, between 2016 and 2025, about 55% of new jobs in Alberta will require some form of post-secondary education.

Answer the following questions to help you gain more insight:

  • What level of education do I need?
  • Which post-secondary institutions offer the program?
  • Which school is my best choice?
  • What are the prerequisites?
  • How do I apply? What is the deadline?
  • Are there any special requirements?
  • Is there funding available?
  • How does the information I've found change my interest in this option?

Find answers using these suggestions

See educational programs on the Educational Programs section at OCCinfo. It will show you:

  • Alberta public and private colleges
  • universities and university colleges
  • technical institutes
  • private vocational schools

Find out more about training programs on apprenticeship information. It combines:

  • on-the-job training
  • work experience
  • technical training in a trade

Visit the websites of Alberta's post-secondary institutions.

Learn how to choose between different institutions. Visit Time to Choose Your Post-Secondary Education.

Learn about loans, grants and scholarships.

Find out about training options.

Thinking about academic upgrading or occupational training? Check to see if you can get financial assistance.

Check out informal learning opportunities.

Keep track of learning requirements here. 

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