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Blue Seal Certificate

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology


Are you a certified tradesperson looking to take your current skilled trades knowledge and experience to a new level? Are you aiming to take on a supervisory or management role, or maybe start your own business?

Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training’s Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal) Program is a great way to develop your business skills and obtain industry-recognized certification to support your personal and professional career goals.

SAIT is a recognized training provider for the Blue Seal Program—we offer specific non-credit programs and courses to help you quickly meet Blue Seal training-hour requirements.

Learn more about program eligibility, training requirements, and how to apply to receive the Blue Seal Certificate.

How to meet the minimum 150 training hours

We offer more than 80 different approved business-related courses from the certificate programs listed below. You can take any of these courses to meet the minimum 150 training hours for Blue Seal. You can choose to focus on one of our programs to obtain the required hours, or you can combine individual courses from the programs listed.

The total hours associated with each of these certificate programs vary and may fully or partially meet the minimum training hours for Blue Seal. Please visit the certificate program page to understand that particular program's unique requirements, including core and elective requirements and any course prerequisites.

Once you’ve earned a minimum of 150 training hours, you’re ready to submit your application to obtain the Blue Seal Certificate. If you need help accessing your SAIT transcript, please contact


Office of the Registrar
1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2M0L4, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less

    1 year

  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

There are no entrance requirements for this program. You can begin registering for courses anytime by clicking a course name or calling 1.403.284.7051. Successfully complete at least 1 of the courses, then declare your intention to complete this certificate by clicking on the Apply Now button on the program page. You will be notified of acceptance and given further direction regarding the completion of this Certificate.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated September 08, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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