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Financial Services

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Are you looking for a rewarding career with high growth potential? If so, a career in financial services may be right for you. Demand for qualified employees in Alberta’s financial services sector is growing. Through SAIT’s Financial Services certificate of achievement program, we can help you step into this rewarding career path.

The financial industry is dynamic and fast-paced. Our highly qualified instructors have vast experience in the financial services industry. They prepare you with the necessary knowledge to be successful and productive in the workplace.

“I love helping students connect with the concepts they’re learning by keeping things as real as I can. I use stories from our past and real situations from today’s headlines to bring ideas and concepts to life.”

-Don Rae, Instructor, School of Business 

Our finance courses will set the stage for a successful career in any aspect of this sector whether it be banking, insurance, investing, treasury branches, credit unions or more. Our curriculum covers sales training, business math, customer service, financial accounting and financial planning. After graduating from SAIT’s financial services certificate program, you will be qualified to work in an entry-level position within the financial services industry.


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1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2M0L4, Canada

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  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Non-Credential *
  • Length 1 Year(s)
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education Only
  • Distance Learning Only

* Certificate of Achievement

Admission Requirements

There are no entrance requirements for this program. Be sure you have your SAIT student ID ready; you can begin registering for courses anytime by visiting our website, Need help getting your SAIT student ID number? Call Office of the Registrar at 1.877.284.7248.

After you have registered for one course, fill out and submit the Program Declaration Form to Office of the Registrar.

You have up to five years to complete all certificate courses; you must meet the graduation requirements as they exist at the time you register for your first course (see AC.3.1.1 Grading and Progression).

Distance Delivery Options

Courses are also available by distance delivery.

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 July 23, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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