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Southern Alberta Institute of Technologywww.sait.ca
Located in central Calgary, the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) is a polytechnic institute serving over 16,000 students. A leader in applied research and innovation, SAIT encourages collaboration between industry and education. SAIT offers two bachelor degrees, four applied bachelor degrees, 66 diploma and certificate programs and 30 Apprenticeship programs. Transfer options allow students to receive credit from other post-secondary institutions. Over 300 distance education and 1,800 continuing education and corporate training courses provide flexible options for learning. Agreements with post-secondary schools in the United States, Singapore and Australia allow SAIT students to experience international learning. Students enjoy a campus recreation centre that includes a swimming pool and ice arena. Students interested in competitive sports can challenge themselves in basketball, cross-country running, curling, hockey, soccer and volleyball. Campus amenities include two student residences and instructional facilities with 57 computer labs, 66 e-learning classrooms, and 90 per cent wireless coverage. Information sessions are held throughout the year for prospective students. In addition, prospective students can participate in Student for a Day or attend the fall and spring Open House events, which offer two days of displays, activities and tours.
Program Type Pre-Employment
Credential Type Certificate
Length 1 Year or Less
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
Successful completion of the following courses or equivalents:
- Math 10C, Math 10-3, Pure Math 10, or Applied Math 10, AND,
- English Language Arts 10-1 or English Language Arts 10-2
- All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.
- A pass mark in the SAIT Admission Examination (level 2) or equivalent is accepted in lieu of the above requirements.
Note: General Educational Development (GED) tests are not accepted in lieu of the admission requirements.
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Updated July 15, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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