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Upstream Petroleum Industry
Southern Alberta Institute of Technologywww.sait.ca
This multidisciplinary program is an excellent choice for those who would like to increase their working knowledge of all of the technical aspects of the oil and gas industry.
Those already in the industry and students from ancillary sectors can increase their technical understanding of the ever dynamic energy business.
Participants new to the energy industry can expect to prepare for many of the administrative and support level technical positions that are in high demand today within energy companies.
This program will teach students the basics of geology, geophysics, drilling, well evaluations, completions and production operations.
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Non-Credential *
Length 1 Year(s)
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education Only
- Distance Learning Available
* Certificate of Achievement
There are no requirements for admission. However, registration for all non-credit courses and certificate programs require a student account.
If you need a new student account:
- Go to the student login page
- Create an account as a new user*
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- Log into your student account as an existing user from the student login page
- Go to the course or certificate program’s page and add it to your shopping cart**
- Click on the shopping cart icon and fill out the required registration form
- Make your payment to complete the registration
*Once you've set up your student account, you can log in as an existing user to make purchases, such as registering for courses and programs. Your account also provides access to your student profile, including enrolment history and course schedule. You'll receive further instructions on how to access mySAIT and Brightspace (D2L), as well as a Student ID number.
**If you are working toward a certificate, you must apply from the certificate program page. Your student record will be updated making it easier to monitor your progress, check your graduation requirements or transfer credits in the future. At the time of certificate completion, we will automatically audit your courses to ensure all requirements have been met.
All courses also available by distance delivery.
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Updated July 29, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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