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Program Type Standard
Credential Type Certificate
Length 1 Year or Less
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
Although a high school diploma is not required as a prerequisite for entrance into this program, students should be aware that some employers may require a high school diploma as a prerequisite for employment.
- English 10-1, English 10-2 or equivalent; and
- Math 10-C, Math 10-3 or equivalent
Applicants who do not meet these requirements may be admitted to the program but they will be required to pass the AIT apprentice entrance exam during the first semester if choosing to pursue an apprenticeship.
Due to the popularity of the program, applicants seeking admission as a mature student will be admitted on a merit basis. Preference will be granted to those with previous mechanical experience, involvement in activities related to this field, and who have references in regard to achievements and potential in this industry. A letter outlining an applicant's research into this industry may be helpful. An interview to confirm an applicant's suitability for this program may be required.
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2022/08/01 to 2023/07/31*.
Tuition $4,542.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $1,055.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $700.00 Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.
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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available
Updated July 31, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
Educational program information is provided as an introduction and for general reference. For current information about programs and school requirements or policies, check the school calendar, visit their website or contact the school directly.
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