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NAIT Distance Learning 2008 - 2009

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									                                                                                            TYPES
                                                                                            OF DISTANCE
                                                                                            LEARNING




WebCT (blaCkboard)                                    CorrespondenCe
An internet connection is all you need to join        Learn at your own pace with a correspondence
a NAIT virtual classroom. Join the class at its       course, which allows you to study independently
scheduled time to participate, virtually. Be a part   and with the support of your instructor.
of class discussions, and get to know your fellow
                                                      Correspondence courses are paper-based and
students while you learn along with them. If the
                                                      supplied with printed modules, textbooks, or
time is not convenient, simply log in afterward.
                                                      other reference materials.
You can view and print the lecture notes, catch
up on the discussion, and apply what you’re
learning with hands-on exercises and quizzes.         individual learning module (ilm)
                                                      Individual Learning Modules provide students
Web ConferenCing                                      with learning material developed according
                                                      to the validated competencies of Alberta
Using the internet, you join students from
                                                      Apprenticeship training.                          Beyond the barriers of time
around the world to participate in a class
or attend a conference. View and listen to                                                              and place, Distance Learning is
presentations or lectures and participate             CompuTer managed learning (Cml)                   available when and where you are.
using (Voice Over Internet Protocol) or instant       With online courses, you can learn at your
messaging. Web conferences are available              own pace. If you would like to meet with an
when you are. Conferences are recorded so if          instructor for extra help, some courses have
you’re on the go, you can view the conference         that option.
when you have time.

THe learning manager (Tlm)
The Learning Manager’s database is used to
develop, deliver, and manage learning material
tailored to the student’s individual needs.




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                                                       DISTANCE
                                                       LEARNING LINGO
                                                       FamiLiaRize youRseLF WiTh some oF The TeRmiNoLogy
                                                       PeRTaiNiNg To DisTaNce LeaRNiNg aT NaiT.


                                                       Asynchronous LeArning                       e-LeArning
                                                       Is independent of time or location          A form of distance education where
                                                       anytime, anywhere. The interaction          learning is accessed via the internet or
                                                       between instructors and students occurs     by other electronic means. Students are
                                                       with a time delay. Examples are self-       guided by the instructor using educational
                                                       paced courses taken via the internet,       technologies.
 brent fermaniuk, b.sc.                                Q&A mentoring, online discussion
“...Distance learning courses were just the right      groups, and email.                          LifeLong LeArner
 fit for me ... i have been gainfully employed while                                               Someone who engages in the ongoing
 undertaking the courses and highly recommend          BLended LeArning
                                                                                                   acquisition of knowledge and skills.
 this approach, as each course pack is easy to
 follow and well organized. This has been a great      Learning that combines distance education
 tool for my career in the oil and gas industry.”      and face-to-face instruction.               seLf-pAced LeArner

part-time, petroleum engineering Technology                                                        A student who determines the rate at
                                                       computer-mAnAged LeArning
student, full-time sand Control specialist &                                                       which he/she engages with the learning
Technical sales representative, regent energy          (cmL)                                       material within a timeframe that may or
group ltd. - nisku, alberta                            A non instructor-led learning environment   may not be fixed.
                                                       where the learner interacts with a
                                                       computer to gain knowledge and skills.      student-centered LeArning
                                                                                                   A learning model that places students in the
                                                       correspondence course                       centre of the learning process where they
                                                       An independent study course offered         are active participants in their learning.
                                                       primarily through print media.
                                                       Communication with the tutor or             synchronous LeArning
                                                       instructor can be by phone, email,          Is independent of location, but occurs in
                                                       snail mail, or other means.                 real time. The class is instructor-led; all
                                                                                                   participants are logged on at the same
                                                       continuous intAke                           time and communicate directly with each
                                                       A registration process for a course or      other — a virtual classroom. The instructor
                                                       program in which a student can begin at     maintains control of the class and has the
                                                       any time and which may or may not have      ability to call on participants. Interaction
                                                       a fixed end date.                           may occur via whiteboarding, internet
                                                                                                   telephony, instant messaging, or other tools.
                                                       cohort intAke
                                                       A learning environment where a group        Video conferencing
                                                       of students share a common course or        Real-time communication involving
                                                       program with an identical start/end date.   simultaneous audiovisual connection
                                                                                                   and transmission between two or
                                                       distAnce educAtion                          more locations.
                                                       Course is one that occurs when
                                                       instructor and learner are separated        WeB conferencing
                                                       by space and time.                          Real-time connection via the internet
                                                                                                   that creates a virtual environment for
                                                                                                   the purpose of communication.




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DISTANCE
LEARNING FAQS




DisTaNce LeaRNiNg is        HoW do insTruCTors                                   HoW am i evaluaTed?
a ReaLisTic soLuTioN        presenT informaTion?                                 Instructors may use any combination of the
FoR maNy oF us Who          Instructors may use any combination of the           following to evaluate your progress in a course.
FiND iT DiFFicuLT To        following presentation tools, which include          Online:
Take Time aWay FRom         but are not limited to:                              • quizzes and surveys
                            • text and graphics                                  • discussion
WoRk aND FamiLy To
                             (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, .html, etc.)              • work products (essay, spreadsheet, slideshow)
aTTeND schooL.                                                                     submitted through email, online submission,
                            • textbooks
                            • web links                                            fax, or hard copy
                            • multimedia (may require plug-in or player)         Other:
                            • CD-ROM                                             • face-to-face
                                                                                 • supervised exams
                            HoW do i CommuniCaTe WiTH
                            THe insTruCTor?                                      Will i someTimes need To
                            Each course you enroll in will be different. In a    be on Campus?
                            correspondence course, you may communicate           Yes, there may be situations where your
                            with your instructor through e-mail or               attendance is required. For example:
                            telephone. In an online course, you will likely be   • Some distance learning courses require a lab
                            using WebCT, a learning management system              or workshop that must be attended in person.
                            with a number of communication tools. These            When applicable, this requirement is noted
                            tools include, but are not limited to:                 within the course description.
                            • email
                                                                                 • Most distance learning exams must be
                            • instant-messaging chat
                                                                                   supervised. If you are unable to visit a NAIT
                            • discussion threads
                                                                                   campus, you can write a supervised exam at
                            • whiteboard
                                                                                   an Alberta North Community Access Point. If
                            • online courses may also feature Web
                                                                                   necessary, other arrangements can be made.
                              conferences using Elluminate Live!,
                                                                                   Please contact the program for further details.
                              Blogs, and Wikis




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E-LEARNING
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
                                                                                     DisTaNce LeaRNiNg
HardWare         • Pentium processor or equivalent Mac system: Windows
                                                                                     aLLoWs you To aTTeND
                   98Me/2000/XP/Vista or Mac OS 9.x or OS X (10.x)
minimum sysTem                                                                       cLass iN The comFoRT
                 • Internet access with 56.6 kbps modem (minimum).
requiremenTs       A highbandwidth connection is recommended                         oF youR home oR oFFice.
                 • 125 MB system RAM (512 MB or greater is recommended)
                 • 500 MB free disk space or sufficient storage
                 • Sound card
                 • CD-ROM


sofTWare         • Web browser such as Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator,
                   AOL, Mozilla or Safari
minimum sysTem
                 • MS Office 2000 is the minimum standard. Microsoft software
requiremenTs       is available at a discounted student price from NAIT Tech Store
                 • Virus detection/protection software
                 • Browser plug-ins — free versions are available for download
                 • A zip file expansion tool such as WinZip or Stuffit Expander.
                   Some version of Windows XP and Vista contain a file
                   expansion tool as part of the operating system




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                                               MORE
                                               OPTIONS
                                               - JUST A CLICK AWAY
                                               ThRough NaiT’s aLLiaNce WiTh FiRsT
                                               cLass DisTaNce LeaRNiNg PRoviDeRs, you
                                               caN TaP iNTo a comPReheNsive aRRay oF
                                               DisTaNce LeaRNiNg oPTioNs FoR aLmosT
                                               aNy aRea oF iNTeResT.




                                               eCampus alberTa
                                               As a member of a consortium of 15 colleges and
                                               technical institutes, NAIT contributes a number of high
                                               quality, online learning opportunities to this Alberta-
                                               wide initiative. Currently, over 150 courses, several
                                               full-time programs, and 24/7 technical support are
                                               available. Registration for these courses is done
                                               through member institutions. View the online course
                                               catalogue at www.ecampusalberta.ca




                                               alberTa-norTH
                                               If you are a student in Northern Alberta or the
                                               Northwest Territories, NAIT is an Alberta-North
                                               partner institution, along with Athabasca University,
                                               Aurora College, Grande Prairie Regional College,
                                               Keyano College, Northern Lakes College, and Portage
                                               College. Enjoy the fl exibility of studying from your
                                               home, office, or any one of the 80 Community Access
                                               Points. Details at www.abnorth.ab.ca




                                               ed2go
                                               It’s easy to keep current. NAIT Distance Learning
                                               provides access to over 300 instructor-facilitated
                                               online courses. Ed2Go offers a steady stream of
                                               popular and new online course options that keep pace
                                               with changes in technology and the workplace. View
                                               the course catalogue at www.ed2go.com
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                                                                                                                                                    Contents
Contents
AcAdemic UpgrAding
College Preparation Courses............................................................................................................ 10
Mathematics Courses ..................................................................................................................... 11
Technical Writing Courses ............................................................................................................... 13

BUilding constrUction + design
Electrical Courses.......................................................................................................................... 16
Electrical Testing Technician Courses ................................................................................................ 19
Electrical Trades Courses ............................................................................................................... 21

BUsiness + AdministrAtive
Business Administration Courses ..................................................................................................... 24
Bachelor of Administration - Enterprise Management ........................................................................... 27
Bachelor of Technology - Technology Management ............................................................................... 32
Becoming a Master Customer Service Representative.......................................................................... 34

environment + lAnd mAnAgement
Oil & Gas Production Operator.......................................................................................................... 38
Petroleum Engineering Technology Courses ........................................................................................ 40
Pulp & Paper Technician Certificate ................................................................................................... 43
Water & Wastewater Technician Certificate ........................................................................................ 45

HeAltH + sAfety
Breast Sonography ........................................................................................................................ 52
Continuing Competency & Advanced Credit ......................................................................................... 53
Dental Assisting Independent Study Program - Level I .......................................................................... 56
Dental Assisting Independent Study Program - Level II.......................................................................... 58
Dental Professional General Courses................................................................................................. 63
Dental Technology Courses .............................................................................................................. 67
Denturist Courses.......................................................................................................................... 69
Emergency Management Diploma ...................................................................................................... 72
Emergency Medical Responder ......................................................................................................... 79
Food Safety .................................................................................................................................. 80
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) 2nd Discipline ................................................................................ 81
Medical Laboratory Assistant ........................................................................................................... 83
Medical Laboratory Technology ......................................................................................................... 85
Optical Sciences - Advanced Practice Contact Lenses Certificate ........................................................... 91
Optical Sciences - Advanced Practice Sight Testing ............................................................................. 93
Optical Sciences - Eyeglasses Diploma ............................................................................................... 94
Optical Sciences - Ophthalmic Assistant ............................................................................................ 96
Personal Fitness Trainer Diploma...................................................................................................... 97
Preceptor Training ....................................................................................................................... 103
Respiratory Therapy..................................................................................................................... 104
Safety Training ............................................................................................................................ 105
Vascular Sonography .................................................................................................................... 107




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Contents




           it + electronics
           Computer Software Support Certificate........................................................................................... 110

           mecHAnicAl + indUstriAl
           Hydronic Designer & Installer Certification ....................................................................................... 114
           Power Engineering CML ................................................................................................................ 121
           Warehouse Training Certificate ...................................................................................................... 127

           stUdent informAtion - distAnce leArning
           General Information ..................................................................................................................... 134
                Academic Appeals ................................................................................................................. 134
                Advanced Standing ................................................................................................................ 134
                Calendars ............................................................................................................................ 134
                Certificate, Diploma and Degree Programs ................................................................................ 134
                Continuing Education Course Drop/Cancellation Process .............................................................. 134
                Course Cancellations ............................................................................................................. 135
                Course Results ..................................................................................................................... 135
                Course Transfers .................................................................................................................. 135
                EcoNAIT ............................................................................................................................... 135
                Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP).............................................................. 135
                Lost and Found ..................................................................................................................... 135
                Prerequisites ....................................................................................................................... 135
                Respect NAITure ................................................................................................................... 135
                Request for Certification ........................................................................................................ 135
                Senior Citizens...................................................................................................................... 135
                Storm Policy ......................................................................................................................... 135
                Tax Receipts ......................................................................................................................... 135
           Registration ................................................................................................................................ 136
                Overview ............................................................................................................................. 136
                How to Register .................................................................................................................... 136
                Offices ................................................................................................................................ 136
           Services..................................................................................................................................... 137
                Campus Sport & Wellness ....................................................................................................... 137
                Financial Aid ......................................................................................................................... 137
                Food Services ....................................................................................................................... 137
                Health & Safety Services ........................................................................................................ 138
                Learning Resources ............................................................................................................... 138
                MyNAIT Portal ....................................................................................................................... 139
                NAIT Technical Support ........................................................................................................... 139
                Parking (after 5:00 pm) .......................................................................................................... 139
                Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) ............................................................................. 139
                Stores (NAIT Bookstore and NAIT Tech Store)............................................................................. 139
                Student Counselling Centre ..................................................................................................... 139
                Student Recruitment.............................................................................................................. 139
                Tutorial Services ................................................................................................................... 139
           Index ......................................................................................................................................... 141
                Index ................................................................................................................................... 142



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ACADEMIC UPGRADING
COLLEGE PREPARATION COURSES
MATHEMATICS COURSES
TECHNICAL WRITING COURSES
Academic Upgrading

                     College PreParation Courses
                     CONTACT
                     For program information | p 780.471.8911 | e upgrading@nait.ca


                                                                  COURSES                                     Fee: $415     Hours: 80
                                                                                                              Dates:
                                                                  Mathematics 113 [CPM113]                    Continuous Intake – You will have
                                                                                                              6 months from your registration
                                                                  ONLINE + ON CAMPUS                          date to complete the course.
                                                                  Based on the former Alberta Learning        GettinG starteD:
                                                                  Math 13 curriculum, you’ll study the        NAIT Math 123 Note Package 2091
                                                                  foundational mathematic principles          and Sharp EL531W calculator
                                                                  of fractions, decimals, integers, ration,   LearninG tooLs:
                                                                  proportions and percentages. Plus, you’ll   The Learning Manager (TLM)
                                                                  explore the basics of algebra, linear
                                                                  equations, products, factors, exponents     aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                                              Learning Format - Access to additional
                                                                  and geometry. Everything you need for
                                                                                                              instructional help is available on
                                                                  to construct the base for further learn-    Tuesdays from 5:00 - 8:00 pm.
                                                                  ing in mathematics.
                                                                                                              Exams - You will be required to write
                                                                  Prerequisite: Math 10A or Grade 9 Math.     in-class midterm and final exams
                     OVERVIEW                                     Fee: $415    Hours: 80                      during scheduled times. For details on
                                                                                                              scheduling your exams please contact
                     Don’t let a low high school course grade,    Dates:                                      the Academic Upgrading department.
                     missing course, or the nervousness of un-    Continuous Intake – You will have
                     polished skills hold you back from further   6 months from your registration
                                                                  date to complete the course.                Mathematics 133 [CPM133]
                     education. College preparation courses
                     can be just the edge you need to get         GettinG starteD:                            ONLINE + ON CAMPUS
                     ready for entering post secondary educa-     NAIT Math 113 Note Package 1482             Whether you are looking to fulfill require-
                     tion. Currently, NAIT offers math courses    and Sharp EL531W calculator.
                                                                                                              ments for further education or you just
                     by distance learning, taking you through     LearninG tooLs:                             want to top up your math knowledge,
                     the former Alberta Learning curriculum       The Learning Manager (TLM)                  completing this course will give you the
                     of Mathematics 13, 23, 33, and 30 at a       aDDitionaL inFo:                            math skills equivalent to the former Al-
                     pace that fits with your lifestyle.          Learning Format - Access to additional      berta Learning Math 33 and 30 curricu-
                                                                  instructional help is available on          lum outlines. Learn about powers and
                     CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                         Tuesdays from 5:00 - 8:00 pm.               radicals, factors, quadratic equations,
                     Upgrading your education will help you       Exams - You will be required to write       trigonometry, graphing and logarithms in
                     meet post-secondary program prerequi-        in-class midterm and final exams            this six-month course.
                     sites and set you on your way to achiev-     during scheduled times. For details on
                                                                                                              Prerequisite: Math 30A or Math 23 or
                     ing your educational goals.                  scheduling your exams please contact
                                                                  the Academic Upgrading department.          Math 10P.

                     ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                                                                    Fee: $415     Hours: 80
                                                                  Mathematics 123 [CPM123]                    Dates:
                     Review the individual course prerequi-                                                   Continuous Intake – You will have
                     sites for information.                       ONLINE + ON CAMPUS                          6 months from your registration
                                                                  You’re on your way to completing high       date to complete the course.
                     REGISTRATION                                 school level mathematics. Build on the      GettinG starteD:
                     Registration can be completed online. If     concepts you were introduced to in pre-     Sharp EL531W calculator
                     you are unsure if you have covered the       vious mathematics courses and develop
                                                                                                              LearninG tooLs:
                     prerequisites please contact the Aca-        your understanding of algebra, linear       The Learning Manager (TLM)
                     demic Upgrading department or bring          equations, equation systems, products,
                     your high school transcripts to J213 (main   factors, geometry and trigonometry          aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                  even further. The course curriculum is      Learning Format - Access to additional
                     campus) and speak to an advisor.
                                                                                                              instructional help is available on
                                                                  based on the former Alberta Learning
                                                                                                              Tuesdays from 5:00 - 8:00 pm.
                                                                  Math 23 outline.
                                                                                                              Exams - You will be required to write
                                                                  Prerequisite: Math 20A or Math 13.          in-class midterm and final exams
                                                                                                              during scheduled times. For details on
                                                                                                              scheduling your exams please contact
                                                                                                              the Academic Upgrading department.




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                                                                                                                                          Academic Upgrading
MatheMatiCs Courses
CONTACT
For program information | p 780.471.8911 | e upgrading@nait.ca


                                                CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                       Technical Math/Calculus
                                                                                           (TLM) [M40]
                                                Upgrading your mathematics education
                                                will help you meet post-secondary pro-     ONLINE
                                                gram prerequisites and set you on your     As current NAIT student you may be
                                                way to achieving your educational goals.   required to take a math course again,
                                                                                           either to achieve an acceptable grade
                                                COURSES                                    or to complete a missing section of the
                                                                                           subject. The M40 course is designed
                                                Technical Math [ASM30]                     specifically to assist you in improving a
                                                ONLINE                                     mathematics grade you have already re-
                                                                                           ceived in a NAIT full-time program.
                                                Upgrade your current mathemat-
                                                ics standing through this online study     A variety of full and partial credit courses
                                                course. Technical Math can be taken in     are available under this umbrella. Review
                                                lieu of Pure Math 30 in order to cover     the following M40 - TLM/WebCT and
                                                your prerequisite math requirement for     M40 - TLM information to determine
                                                                                           which course is necessary for you to
OVERVIEW                                        entry into a NAIT technology program.
                                                                                           complete your study. Regardless of the
                                                Once registered, please contact the
Don’t let trigonometry and algebra hold                                                    specific course you wish to take you’ll
                                                math department at 780.471.8911 to be
you back. Obtain the required mathemat-                                                    need to register in M40. Once registered,
                                                assigned an instructor and receive your
ics knowledge you need to propel yourself                                                  you’ll bring proof of registration, such as
                                                system access information.
towards your goal of post-secondary edu-                                                   a receipt, to the first Monday evening
cation. Academic upgrading mathematics          Prerequisite: Pure Math 20 or Applied      session and inform the instructor which
courses are designed to help you secure         Math 30 are recommended.                   specific course you need. Online access
the prerequisite courses needed to qualify      Fee: $375    Hours: 153                    information will be provided at this time.
for entry into a NAIT diploma program.                                                     The first Monday evening session, held
                                                Dates:
Courses are offered online, allowing you        Continuous Intake – You will have          from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, at NAIT Main
to fit in the lessons at times that suit your   6 months from the registration             Campus in room J212.
schedule and at a pace that works with          date to complete the course.               Dates:
your lifestyle. All you’ll need is a PC ca-     GettinG starteD:                           Continuous Intake – You will have
pable of running Internet Explorer 6.0          The online learning materials are          6 months from the registration
or greater in order to access TLM (The          included with your registration            date to complete the course.
Learning Manager) from home.                    and an additional course pack              GettinG starteD:
Note: Apple (Mac) computers are not             is available for purchase.                 TLM course notes will be sent
compatible with this software.                  LearninG tooLs:                            upon registration at no extra cost.
                                                The Learning Manager (TLM)                 Statistics course pack may need to
                                                                                           be purchased for some courses.
                                                aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                Exams - You are required to make           LearninG tooLs:
                                                arrangements to write supervised           The Learning Manager (TLM)
                                                exams with your instructor.                aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                More information is available at www.      You’ll have access to a tutor and
                                                nait.ca/schools/afb/math/asm030.           NAIT Main Campus lab on Monday
                                                                                           evenings from 6:30 – 9:30 pm. This
                                                                                           time is available for writing supervised
                                                                                           exams and getting tutorial help. If you
                                                                                           are unable to attend the class sessions
                                                                                           you’ll need to make arrangements with
                                                                                           the instructor to receive the course
                                                                                           introduction, tutorial sessions, TLM
                                                                                           course notes and to schedule exam
                                                                                           supervision. Alternate arrangements
                                                                                           can be made by emailing m40@nait.ca.




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Academic Upgrading




                     M40 - TLM/WEBCT                              M40 - TLM                                 FuLL Courses Cont.
                                                                                                            ASM144 (68 Hours)
                     The following courses use WebCT and          This TLM offering allows you, through
                                                                                                            ASM145 (30 Hours)
                     TLM in two parts. Both parts of the course   the appropriate choice of a course map,
                                                                                                            ASM147 (85 Hours)
                     must be completed to receive credit.         to take any of the following courses.
                                                                                                            ASM155 (68 Hours)
                     The full course fee is $375 per course.      The full course fee is $375 per course.   ASM160 (85 Hours)
                     Partial credit courses may be taken by       FuLL Courses                              ASM199 (84 Hours)
                     those with advanced credit in ASM200A.       ASM100 (68 Hours)                         ASM220 (34 Hours)
                     The partial course fee is $60 per course.                                              ASM237 (85 Hours)
                                                                  ASM104 (64 Hours)
                     FuLL Courses                                 ASM106 (85 Hours)                         ASM243 (51 Hours)
                     ASM200 (80 Hours)                            ASM117 (68 Hours)                         ASM247 (85 Hours)
                     ASM255 (68 Hours)                            ASM120 (68 Hours)                         ASM310 (68 Hours)
                     ASM256 (68 Hours)                            ASM127 (85 Hours)                         ASM327 (68 Hours)
                     ASM260 (51 Hours)                            ASM132 (85 Hours)                         ASM332 (68 Hours)
                                                                  ASM137 (85 Hours)                         ASM442 (68 Hours)
                     PartiaL CreDit Courses                       ASM141 (68 Hours)
                     ASM200B (32/80 Hours)                        ASM143 (68 Hours)
                     ASM255B (27/68 Hours)
                     ASM256B (27/68 Hours)
                     ASM260B (20/51 Hours)




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                                                                                                                                       Academic Upgrading
teChniCal Writing Courses
CONTACT
Liberal Arts Department | p 780.471.8911


                                              CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                          Prerequisite: You must have successfully
                                                                                            completed one of English 30-1, 30-2, 30
                                              Writing skills are necessary and useful in    or 33.
                                              nearly every career.
                                                                                            Fee: $415    Hours: 48
                                              ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                         Dates:
                                                                                            Continuous Intake – you will have 16
                                              Please review the specific course prereq-     weeks from your registration date to
                                              uisites for specific information.             complete the course. A completion
                                                                                            extension is available for a fee.
                                              COURSES                                       GettinG starteD:
                                                                                            Textbook- Power Tools for
                                              Effective Communications – Web                Technical Communication by
                                              [ASE239]                                      David McMurrey. To order, please
                                                                                            contact the NAIT Bookstore.
                                              ONLINE
                                                                                            aDDitionaL inFo:
                                              It’s time to refresh your knowledge and
                                                                                            Completion - An oral presentation is
                                              use of basic English grammar, learn the       mandatory to fulfill the requirements
                                              proper way to develop a practical busi-       of the course. You must contact the
  “NAIT allowed me to finish my               ness letter and create an effective presen-   course instructor to discuss options
   diploma through Distance                   tation. No matter what your career goal,      for delivering the oral presentation.
                                              being able to communicate effectively
   Learning while I continued to              will make you a more valuable asset on
   work full-time. The support                the job. Take just 16 weeks to review the
   from the teachers was great.               principles of communication, developing
   They answered all my questions             a solid foundation for all common writing
   quickly and thoroughly. The                and presentation formats.
   online resources were abundant             You’ll learn the basics through a series of
   and allowed me to complete my              case studies and lessons covering topics
                                              such as grammar, punctuation, business
   assignments with confidence.               correspondence, information searching
   Thank you NAIT.”                           and technical presentations.
   Dean Kiley, ase239                         If you plan on using ASE239 as credit for
                                              your communications course require-
                                              ment we recommend checking with the
                                              program before enrolling. You can also
OVERVIEW                                      contact the NAIT English Department at
Are you getting your point across? Strong     780.471.8911 for more information.
writing skills will help you communicate
more effectively in both education and
business. Take steps towards improv-
ing your skills by enrolling in a technical
writing course and study online on your
own time however it best fits your sched-
ule. Technical writing is perfect for you
if you’re wishing to upgrade your com-
munications skills, can’t fit your year-one
post secondary communications course
into a daytime schedule or would like to
get a jump on credits necessary for future
technical post secondary goals.




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BUILDING CONSTRUCTION + DESIGN
ELECTRICAL COURSES
ELECTRICAL TESTING TECHNICIAN COURSES
ELECTRICAL TRADE COURSES
Building Construction + Design

                                 eleCtriCal Courses
                                 CONTACT
                                 For program information | p 780.378.5000 | e ett@nait.ca


                                                                                The courses are relevant if you are em-         Fee: $650    Hours: 60
                                                                                ployed by an electrical wholesaler or re-       Dates:
                                                                                tailer, or if you work in inside sales, e.g.,   Continuous Intake. You will
                                                                                for an electrical company. The courses          have nine months to complete
                                                                                are also applicable to other jobs in other      the course following registration.
                                                                                industries where knowledge of the basics
                                                                                                                                GettinG starteD:
                                                                                of electricity is relevant to your work.        You will need a computer with
                                                                                Some examples where electrical training         high-speed internet access and
                                                                                would be beneficial include design engi-        an email address to receive
                                                                                neering, building construction, heavy-duty      course information.
                                                                                technicians, wood processing, mechanical        LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                engineering and plastics technician.            WebCT for course delivery
                                                                                                                                and TLM for exams.
                                                                                ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                           aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                A strong interest in electrical theory will     Prior arrangements must be made
                                                                                                                                for a proctor to release and supervise
                                                                                help you succeed. Refer to each course
                                                                                                                                the specified exams. Proctor forms
                                 OVERVIEW                                       for other prerequisites.                        will be sent to you via email upon
                                                                                                                                registration. Supervised tests
                                 Looking to charge up your career pros-         COURSES                                         are done online.
                                 pects, marketable skills and knowledge
                                 of electrical basics? Or, if you have some     Electrical Fundamentals
                                 electrical knowledge already, are you          [ELT110W]                                       Alternating Current
                                 looking to refresh your knowledge and                                                          Fundamentals [ELT120W]
                                 tackle new challenges?                         ONLINE
                                                                                                                                ONLINE
                                 Web-based learning for these courses           Get your training on electrical basics off
                                                                                to a flying start! If you learn the basics      Knowing the basics of single-phase AC
                                 includes engaging animations and up-
                                                                                well, you will have a strong foundation         theory is critical! You will be introduced
                                 to-date content. The courses are relevant
                                                                                to build on.                                    to the essentials of alternating current
                                 to anyone with an interest in electrical
                                                                                                                                (AC), from theories to practices and ap-
                                 fundamentals, theories and practical ap-       Knowing the essentials of DC theory is          plications.
                                 plications. The series offers a range of       vitally important. You will be introduced
                                 topics, from basic electrical knowledge        to all the basics you need to know about,       Add your understanding of AC to your
                                 to Journeyman Upgrading.                       from theories to common tools, practices        previous study of DC and continue to
                                                                                and applications.                               build your foundation of knowledge
                                 PROGRAM MODEL/                                                                                 about electrical basics. The focus is on
                                                                                The focus is on electrical theory for direct    electrical theory for single-phase AC cir-
                                 COMPLETION REqUIREMENTS                        current (DC) circuits, including:               cuits, including:
                                 The first four courses offer an in-depth        • basic concepts and units                     • AC voltage generation
                                 look at electrical fundamentals, including      • Ohm’s Law                                      and terminology
                                 AC theory, DC theory and three-phase            • series, parallel and series                  • inductance and
                                 electricity basics, as well as AC and DC          parallel circuits                              inductive reactance
                                 machine theory. The fifth course offers         • work, energy, power,                         • capacitance and
                                 practical information of use to journey-          efficiency and line loss                       capacitive reactance
                                 men electricians and to students who            • Edison three-wire systems                    • power relationships
                                 have taken the first four courses. The sixth
                                                                                 • cells and batteries                          • series RLC circuits
                                 course offers practical information of use
                                                                                 • magnetism, electromagnetism                  • parallel RLC circuits
                                 to journeymen electricians and to students
                                 who have taken the first five courses.          • test meters                                  • introduction to three-phase
                                                                                 • safety                                         power systems
                                 Each course offers a Certificate of Com-
                                                                                 • hand tools                                   Prerequisite: ELT110W or equivalent, to
                                 pletion to successful students.
                                                                                Prerequisite: Interest in electrical theory.    be determined by instructor.
                                 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
                                 These courses will provide you with
                                 marketable skills, adding to your expe-
                                 rience and education. Completing the
                                 courses may help you in your current job
                                 or in future positions.




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                                                                                                                                       Building Construction + Design
Fee: $650    Hours: 60                      LearninG tooLs:                             System Analysis [ELT150W]
                                            WebCT for course delivery
Dates:                                                                                  ONLINE
                                            and TLM for exams.
Continuous Intake. You will
have nine months to complete                aDDitionaL inFo:                            Are you a journeyman electrician and
the course following registration.          Prior arrangements must be made             looking to refresh or upgrade your skill
                                            for a proctor to release and supervise      set and knowledge? Do you want to
GettinG starteD:
                                            the specified exams. Proctor forms          learn more about electrical theory and
You will need a computer with
                                            will be sent to you via email upon          electrical distribution systems in North
high-speed internet access and
                                            registration. Supervised tests              America? Learn about a wide range of
an email address to receive
                                            are done online.
course information.                                                                     technical issues and practical matters re-
LearninG tooLs:                                                                         lating to electrical theory and electricity.
WebCT for course delivery                   AC and DC Machine Theory                    Topics covered include:
and TLM for exams.                          [ELT140W]
                                                                                         • system configurations
aDDitionaL inFo:                            ONLINE                                       • interpreting electrical drawings
Prior arrangements must be made             Add to your knowledge of AC and DC           • transformer types and
for a proctor to release and supervise
                                            theory by studying AC- and DC-driven           insulation mediums
the specified exams. Proctor forms
will be sent to you via email upon          machines! Learn about the practical use      • high voltage cable composition
registration. Supervised tests              of AC and DC current in various types        • metering connections
are done online.                            of motors. Get to know the relevant
                                                                                        Prerequisite: ELT130W or equivalent, to
                                            theories and practical issues relating to
                                                                                        be determined by instructor.
                                            electric motors.
Three Phase Fundamentals                                                                Fee: $650     Hours: 60
[ELT130W]                                   You will study the basics about rotating
                                            electric machines, including:               Dates:
ONLINE                                                                                  Continuous Intake. You will
                                            •   DC generators and motors
Learning the basics of three-phase                                                      have nine months to complete
                                            •   squirrel cage induction motors          the course following registration.
theory is critical to rounding out your
                                            •   synchronous motors
knowledge of electrical fundamentals!                                                   GettinG starteD:
                                            •   synchronous alternators                 You will need a computer with
You will apply your learnings from              (AC generators)                         high-speed internet access and
ELT110W and ELT120W and you will                                                        an email address to receive
                                            Prerequisite: ELT130W or equivalent, to
be introduced to all the basics of three-                                               course information.
                                            be determined by instructor.
phase electricity, including common
                                            Fee: $650    Hours: 60                      LearninG tooLs:
practices and applications.
                                                                                        WebCT for course delivery
The focus is on basic knowledge of three-   Dates:                                      and TLM for exams.
phase theory, including:                    Continuous Intake. You will
                                            have nine months to complete                aDDitionaL inFo:
•   wye and delta systems                   the course following registration.          Prior arrangements must be made
•   power                                                                               for a proctor to release and supervise
                                            GettinG starteD:                            the specified exams. Proctor forms
•   power factor correction                 You will need a computer with               will be sent to you via email upon
•   transformers                            high-speed internet access and              registration. Supervised tests
•   induction motors                        an email address to receive                 are done online.
                                            course information.
Prerequisite: ELT120W or equivalent, to
be determined by instructor.                LearninG tooLs:
                                            WebCT for course delivery
Fee: $650    Hours: 60                      and TLM for exams.
Dates:                                      aDDitionaL inFo:
Continuous Intake. You will                 Prior arrangements must be made
have nine months to complete                for a proctor to release and supervise
the course following registration.          the specified exams. Proctor forms
GettinG starteD:                            will be sent to you via email upon
You will need a computer with               registration. Supervised tests
high-speed internet access and              are done online.
an email address to receive
course information.




                                                                            Phone 780.471.6248 Toll Free 1.800.661.4077                    17
Building Construction + Design




                                 Switchgear Inspection and
                                 Maintenance [ELT160W]
                                 ONLINE
                                 Are you interested in learning more about
                                 switchgear design, inspection and main-
                                 tenance? A technical approach to elec-
                                 trical theory is taken and is excellent for
                                 journeyman electricians with an interest
                                 in maintenance. Topics include:
                                 • safety
                                 • basics of grounding
                                 • switchgear design and inspection
                                 • inspection and maintenance of
                                   circuit breakers and switches
                                 • introduction to electrical
                                   protective devices
                                 • common testing equipment
                                   for high voltage
                                 Prerequisite: ELT150W
                                 Fee: $650     Hours: 60
                                 Dates:
                                 Continuous Intake. You will
                                 have nine months to complete
                                 the course following registration.
                                 GettinG starteD:
                                 You will need a computer with
                                 high-speed Internet access and
                                 an email address to receive
                                 course information.
                                 LearninG tooLs:
                                 WebCT for course delivery
                                 and TLM for exams.
                                 aDDitionaL inFo:
                                 Prior arrangements must be made
                                 for a proctor to release and supervise
                                 the specified exams. Proctor forms
                                 will be sent to you via email upon
                                 registration. Supervised tests
                                 are done online.




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                                                                                                                                          Building Construction + Design
eleCtriCal testing teChniCian Courses
CONTACT
Bob Davis | p 780.471.8932 | e ett@nait.ca


                                                ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                          Assistant Testing Technician
                                                                                               Part A [ETT210]
                                                A strong interest in electric testing, elec-
                                                trical theory and electric power will help     ONLINE
                                                you succeed. Refer to each course for          Keep on track towards achieving your
                                                other prerequisites.                           NETA Level II Certification! A second
                                                                                               course to prepare you to write the exam.
                                                COURSES                                        Material covers single-phase AC electri-
                                                                                               cal theory including:
                                                Trainee Testing Technician
                                                                                               • mathematic concepts
                                                [ETT100]                                         for electrical personnel
                                                ONLINE                                         • work, energy, power,
                                                                                                 efficiency, and line loss
                                                Get your Electrical Testing Technician
                                                (ETT) training started with a solid intro-     • Edison 3-wire distribution system
                                                duction to basic electrical theory! If you     • batteries
                                                learn the basics well, you’ll be well on       • fundamentals of AC circuits
Are you gearing up to write your NETA           your way towards earning your NETA             • inductance and inductive reactance
Level II Certification exam? Are you            Level II Certification.                        • capacitance and
currently working for a NETA-certified                                                           capacitive reactance
                                                Prepare yourself to write the NETA Level
company?                                                                                       • power relationships
                                                II Certification exam. Course content in-
This series of four web-based courses has       cludes:                                        • series RLC circuits
been developed in cooperation with the           •   basic concepts and units                  • parallel RLC circuits
International Electrical Testing Associa-                                                      Prerequisite: ETT100
                                                 •   Ohm’s law
tion (NETA) to help prepare individuals for
                                                 •   series-parallel circuits                  Fee: $675    Hours: 90
the NETA Level II Certification exam.
                                                 •   resistive networks
The courses are also relevant to students                                                      Dates:
                                                 •   magnetism                                 Continuous Intake. You will
with a general interest in electrical topics.
                                                 •   electromagnetism                          have 12 months to complete
In addition, employees of utility compa-
                                                 •   basic DC circuits                         the course following registration.
nies have also stated that these courses
are practical and relevant. Similarly, if you    •   job safety                                GettinG starteD:
are a journeyman electrician and expect          •   hand tools                                You will need a computer with
                                                                                               high-speed Internet access and
to be working in a maintenance environ-         Prerequisite: Interest in electrical theory.   an email address to receive
ment, these courses will be useful. NETA                                                       course information.
                                                Fee: $675     Hours: 60
Level II training is also relevant to other
areas, such as high voltage field service       Dates:                                         LearninG tooLs:
work for power transmission companies           Continuous Intake. You will                    WebCT for course delivery
                                                have 12 months to complete                     and TLM for exams.
or industrial plants, refineries and other
                                                the course following registration.             aDDitionaL inFo:
operations where electrical equipment
needs to be tested and inspected.               GettinG starteD:                               Prior arrangements must be made
                                                You will need a computer with                  for a proctor to release and supervise
Each course offers a Certificate of Com-        high-speed internet access and                 the specified exams. Proctor forms
pletion to successful students. You can         an email address to receive                    will be sent to you via email upon
take any or all of the four courses.            course information.                            registration. Supervised tests
                                                                                               are done online.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                            LearninG tooLs:
                                                WebCT for course delivery
NETA-certified employers must have              and TLM for exams.
NETA-certified employees.                       aDDitionaL inForMation
The NETA Level II Certification will pro-       Prior arrangements must be made
vide you with a marketable credential           for a proctor to release and supervise
and may be relevant to your current job         the specified exams. Proctor forms
                                                will be sent to you via email upon
or future employment opportunities.
                                                registration. Supervised tests
                                                are done online.




                                                                                  Phone 780.471.6248 Toll Free 1.800.661.4077                 19
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                                 Assistant Testing Technician                  Assistant Testing Technician                  GettinG starteD:
                                 Part B [ETT220]                               Part C [ETT230]                               Materials required, computer
                                                                                                                             specifications, e-mail address
                                 ONLINE                                        ONLINE                                        required, textbooks, calculator, etc.
                                 Continue on pace towards achieving your       Apply your learnings from the first three     You will need a computer with
                                 NETA Level II Certification. A third course   courses in this final course of four! The     high-speed internet access and
                                 to prepare you for the exam.                  first three courses will help you succeed     an email address to receive
                                                                               in the last one, as you work to obtain your   course information.
                                 Topics addressed include:
                                                                               NETA Level II Certification. Important        LearninG tooLs:
                                 •   three-phase wye and delta systems         topics addressed in this course include:      WebCT for course delivery
                                 •   three-phase power                                                                       and TLM for exams.
                                                                               • system configurations
                                 •   power factor correction                                                                 aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                               • interpreting electrical drawings
                                 •   transformers and three-phase                                                            Prior arrangements must be made
                                     transformer connections                   • transformer types and
                                                                                                                             for a proctor to release and supervise
                                                                                 insulation mediums
                                 •   DC generators and motors                                                                the specified exams. Proctor forms
                                                                               • high voltage cable composition              will be sent to you via email upon
                                 •   squirrel cage induction motors
                                                                               • metering connections                        registration. Supervised tests
                                 •   synchronous motors
                                                                               • safety                                      are done online.
                                 •   synchronous alternators
                                     (AC generators)                           • basics of grounding
                                                                               • switchgear design and inspection
                                 Prerequisite: ETT210
                                                                               • inspection and maintenance of
                                 Fee: $675     Hours: 120                        circuit breakers and switches
                                 Dates:                                        • introduction to electrical
                                 Continuous Intake. You will                     protective devices
                                 have 12 months to complete                    • common testing equipment
                                 the course following registration.              for high voltage
                                 GettinG starteD:                              Prerequisite: ETT220
                                 You will need a computer with
                                                                               Fee: $675     Hours: 120
                                 high-speed internet access and
                                 an email address to receive                   Dates:
                                 course information.                           Continuous Intake. You will
                                                                               have 12 months to complete
                                 LearninG tooLs:
                                                                               the course following registration.
                                 WebCT for course delivery
                                 and TLM for exams.
                                 aDDitionaL inFo:
                                 Prior arrangements must be made
                                 for a proctor to release and supervise
                                 the specified exams. Proctor forms
                                 will be sent to you via email upon
                                 registration. Supervised tests
                                 are done online.




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                                                                                                                                            Building Construction + Design
eleCtriCal trades Courses
CONTACT
Jeff Bailey | p 780.471.8907 | e jbailey@nait.ca


                                              REGISTRATION                                    You wiLL neeD:
                                                                                              A computer with high-speed internet
                                              See course outlines for registration details.   access and an email address
                                                                                              to receive course information.
                                              COURSES                                         IBM compatible computer with
                                                                                              Internet Explorer version 6.0 or newer
                                              Electrical Construction Updating                Note: Apple (Mac) computers are
                                              [ELE11]                                         not compatible with TLM software.
                                              ONLINE + CORRESPONDENCE                         LearninG tooLs:
                                              Are you an electrician who is planning           • TLM
                                              to challenge the Interprovincial Red Seal        • latest edition of the Canadian
                                              Exam? Or, are you planning to challenge            Electrical Code Book
                                              the qualification exam to get your Alberta       • A self-study manual is
                                              Journeyman Electrician Certificate?                supplied; each module is
                                                                                                 supported by practice questions
                                              In either case, this preparatory course            issued via the internet.
                                              will help you effectively gear up for your
OVERVIEW                                      exam. Enjoy the flexibility and conve-
                                                                                              Master Certification by
                                              nience of self-paced, modularized, com-
Check out these three courses to see if                                                       Correspondence [ELE31]
                                              puter-managed learning!
they fit into your career plans! Each one
provides you with an opportunity to en-       You will do a comprehensive review of           CORRESPONDENCE
hance your electrical knowledge and fur-      important elements in the electrician           Are you experienced? Are ready to get
ther your career.                             training program, including:                    your Electrical Master Certification?
                                               •   electrical theory                          If you are a Journeyman Electrician
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                           •   heating and motor controls                 with at least three years experience this
There are a variety of career opportuni-       •   transformers and rotating machines         course will prepare you to challenge the
ties related to these three courses.           •   Canadian Electrical Code                   Master Certification exam.
Electrical Construction Updating ELE11 is     Students may consult with a technical           Prerequisite: Journeyman Electrician Cer-
for electricians who are planning to chal-    advisor by email or phone. The final exam       tificate and three years experience. Eligi-
lenge the Interprovincial Red Seal Exam       for this preparatory course can be written      bility to write the Electrical Master exam
or to challenge the qualification exam        at NAIT, or elsewhere under acceptable          must be established with the Electrical
leading to certification as an Alberta        supervision.                                    Contractors Association of Alberta.
Journeyman Electrician.                                                                       Fee: $675     Hours: 72
                                              Prerequisite: To challenge the Alberta
Master Certification by Correspondence        Journeyman Electrician exam, you                Dates:
ELE31 is for journeymen electricians who      must be a registered apprentice or have         Continuous Intake. You will
want to get their Master’s Certification.     equivalent training and experience to be        have six months to complete
This certification allows you to take out     deemed eligible to write the exam.              the course following registration.
permits and facilitates a career running                                                      GettinG starteD:
                                              To challenge the Interprovincial Red Seal
your own electrical contracting business.                                                     To register, contact Alana Jordison:
                                              exam, you must be a certified Journey-
It also adds to your overall employability                                                    P 780.378.5056 | E alanaj@nait.ca.
                                              man Electrician, or have equivalent train-
and career options as a journeyman and
                                              ing and experience to be deemed eligible        LearninG tooLs:
master electrician.                                                                            • latest Edition of the Canadian
                                              to write the exam.
Fire Detection and Alarm Systems ELE82                                                           Electrical Code Book and
                                              Fee: $795     Hours: 114                           Electrical Standata
is relevant to careers in sales or service,
or as a fire alarm technician. If you also    Dates:                                           • a self-study manual is supplied;
go on to complete the Fire Alarm Qualifi-     Continuous Intake. You will                        each module is supported
cation program, that credential will widen    have nine months to complete                       by practice questions issued
                                              the course following registration.                 at the end of the module
your career options.
                                              GettinG starteD:                                 • students may consult with
ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                         In order to register, you must first               a technical advisor by
                                              get approval from the Associate Chair              email or phone
Refer to each course listing for prereq-      of the Electrical Trades department.
uisites.                                      Contact Jeff Bailey: P 780.471.8907,
                                              E jbailey@nait.ca.




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                                 Fire Detection and Alarm                       GettinG starteD:
                                 Systems [ELE82]                                Register online, by telephone
                                                                                or in person.
                                 ONLINE                                         You wiLL neeD:
                                 Keep up-to-date and improve your career         • a computer with high-
                                 prospects with sound knowledge of this            speed internet access and
                                 important topic! In today’s world, more           an email address to receive
                                 and more locations are installing the lat-        course information
                                 est in fire detection and alarm systems.        • IBM compatible computer
                                 You will learn the theory, principles and         with Internet Explorer
                                 applications of fire alarm systems, as            version 6.0 or newer
                                 well as the latest technologies used in fire   LearninG tooLs:
                                 alarm detection devices and systems.            • TLM
                                 All material covered relates to applicable      • WebCT
                                 codes and standards, such as the Alberta        • current edition Canadian
                                 Building Code, the Canadian Electrical            Electrical Code, Alberta Building
                                                                                   Code, Alberta Fire Code
                                 Code, the Alberta Fire Code and common
                                 standards that apply to operation, testing      • ILM course packs
                                 and inspection of fire alarm systems. You       • a self-study manual is supplied;
                                 will also learn about wiring methods for          each module is supported
                                                                                   by practice questions
                                 conventional and addressable systems.
                                                                                   issued via the internet
                                 Prerequisite: ELT40 or ELT43, or equiva-        • students can consult a
                                 lency.                                            technical advisor by
                                                                                   email and telephone
                                 Fee: $350     Hours: 18
                                                                                aDDitionaL inFo:
                                 Dates:
                                                                                ELE82 is a core course in the Fire
                                 Continuous Intake. You will
                                                                                Alarm Qualification Program.
                                 have two months to complete
                                                                                You would also have to complete
                                 the course following registration.
                                                                                ELE83 in the same academic year
                                 Open Entry – September 2, 2008                 for credit toward the Fire Alarm
                                 Closed Exit – April 24, 2009                   Qualification program.




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BUSINESS + ADMINISTRATIVE
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION COURSES
BACHELOR OF ADMINISTRATION - ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT
BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGy - TECHNOLOGy MANAGEMENT
BECOMING A MASTER CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE
Business + Administrative

                            Business adMinistration Courses
                            CONTACT
                            For program information | p 780.471.7892 | w nait.ca/ebusiness


                                                                         CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                          Fee: $450     Hours: 64
                                                                                                                       Dates:
                                                                         Are you looking for a rewarding profes-
                                                                                                                       Sept 2 to Dec 20, 2008 or
                                                                         sional career that suits your personal        Jan 12 to May 2, 2009
                                                                         interests and abilities? In Business we
                                                                         provide you with a wide assortment of         GettinG starteD:
                                                                                                                       Calculator- Texas Instruments
                                                                         careers offered through our diploma and
                                                                                                                       BA II plus Textbooks - TBA (check
                                                                         degree programs. Business Year 1 is the       website for up-to-date information).
                                                                         base for the following diplomas:
                                                                                                                       LearninG tooLs:
                                                                         • Accounting Diploma                          You may be required to have a PC
                                                                         • Finance Diploma                             headset for this course. If you do not
                                                                         • Management Diploma                          already own a PC headset you may
                                                                         • Marketing Diploma                           want to consider purchasing equipment
                                                                                                                       equivalent to the Logitech Clear Chat
                                                                         • Bachelor of Applied Business
                                                                                                                       Stereo PC Headset with Microphone.
                                                                           Administration – Accounting
                                                                         • Bachelor of Applied
                                                                           Business – Finance                          Accounting [ACCT120]
                            OVERVIEW
                                                                                                                       ONLINE
                            Classroom to boardroom, at your own          ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS
                            pace.                                                                                      You’re heard it said before; It’s all about
                                                                         Please review the individual course pre-      the bottom line. Therefore, an understand-
                            Helping you develop your dream of be-        requisites for information.                   ing of accounting is an important skill to
                            ing a business professional. Helping you
                                                                                                                       achieve personal success in the business
                            harness the skills to get there. Hosting     COURSES                                       world. Accounting 120 provides you with
                            classes that fit your schedule. Highlight-
                                                                                                                       an introduction into the techniques used
                            ing your skills, and polishing up your       Accounting [ACCT106]                          by managerial decision-makers. You’ll
                            weaknesses. Make it a reality by starting
                                                                         ONLINE                                        studying cost behaviour and learn how to
                            you Business Administration diploma by
                                                                                                                       apply cost-volume-profit analysis, perfor-
                            distance learning.                           No matter what your role in the business
                                                                                                                       mance evaluation, pricing methods, bud-
                            In September 2008, eight of the Busi-        world is you will comes across basic ac-
                                                                                                                       geting and relevant cost analysis. You’ll
                            ness Year 1 courses will be offered          counting principles. Familiarize yourself
                                                                                                                       also learn how to screen capital invest-
                            online at a distance for your conve-         with the accounting equation and the
                                                                                                                       ment projects. The last step of the course
                            nience, through Continuing Education.        effect various transactions have on it
                                                                                                                       will be putting everything you’ve learned
                            In January 2009, all ten courses will        through an introduction to the accounting
                                                                                                                       about managerial accounting to use in a
                            be offered. To promote student suc-          cycle, ledger, trial balance, income state-
                                                                                                                       practical case study.
                            cess each eLearning course is paced          ment and balance sheet. At the same
                                                                         time, individually examine merchandise        Prerequisite: Completion of ACCT106.
                            with a pre-established start and end
                            date and with scheduled assignment,          operations, inventory and cost of sales,
                            project and/or examination deadlines.        internal control and cash flow.
                            You will also be expected to participate
                            in eLearning collaborative activities in
                            each course which may include online
                            group assignments, discussion boards,
                            and e-meetings.




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                                                                                                                                        Business + Administrative
Fee: $450    Hours: 64                      Business Communications                      Fee: $450     Hours: 64
Dates:                                      [COMM121]                                    Dates:
Sept 2 to Dec 20, 2008 or                                                                Sept 2 to Dec 20, 2008 or
Jan 12 to May 2, 2009
                                            ONLINE                                       Jan 12 to May 2, 2009
                                            Sort out the complexities of the com-
GettinG starteD:                                                                         GettinG starteD:
Calculator- Texas Instruments               munication process by learning simple        Calculator- Texas Instruments
BA II plus Textbook - TBA (check            and effective business communication         BA II plus Textbook - TBA (check
website for up-to-date information).        strategies and techniques. You’ll learn      website for up-to-date information).
                                            to compose, edit and revise commonly
LearninG tooLs:
                                            used business communications tools,
You may be required to have a PC
                                            such as letters and memos. As well,
                                                                                         Macroeconomics [ECON187]
headset for this course. If you do not
already own a PC headset you may            you’ll review the use of research and        ONLINE
want to consider purchasing equipment       documentation used in report writing
                                                                                         Understanding the overall health and
equivalent to the Logitech Clear Chat       and the basics of making presentations.
                                                                                         behaviour of the economy is what mac-
Stereo PC Headset with Microphone.          You’re learning will be evaluated by sub-
                                                                                         roeconomics is all about. Throughout the
                                            mitting writing assignments and an in-
                                                                                         course you’ll exam the impact of gross
Business Law [BLAW161]                      formal, informational report.
                                                                                         domestic product, unemployment rates,
                                            Fee: $450    Hours: 64                       inflation rates, interest rates, the balance
ONLINE
                                            Dates:                                       of payments and exchange rates within
Develop an understanding of the Cana-                                                    the Canadian economy. Course topics
                                            Sept 2 to Dec 20, 2008 or
dian legal system and how a business        Jan 12 to May 2, 2009                        will also include:
owner or manager should consider legal
                                            GettinG starteD:                              • Keynesian and monetarist theories
and ethical issues when making decisions.
                                            Textbooks - TBA (check website                  of income and employment
You’ll examine who makes law, how laws                                                      as a framework for analyzing
                                            for up-to-date information).
are made and how laws are enforced. In                                                      government monetary and
addition, you’ll cover topics such as:      aDDitionaL inFo:                                fiscal policies
                                            Learning Format- The majority of
• the Alberta court system and                                                            • the role of the Bank of Canada
                                            the course is completed through
  the procedures to commence or                                                             and the chartered banks in
                                            WebCT, however you will be required
  defend a small claims lawsuit                                                             determining the money
                                            to complete in-class assignments,
• alternative dispute resolution                                                            supply and interest rates
                                            consisting of letters and memos,
  techniques including negotiation,         within prescribed time limits.                • current debates relating to
  mediation and arbitration                                                                 the public debt and supply
• the different forms of business                                                           side economics
  organizations including sole              Microeconomics [ECON186]                      • international economic issues
  proprietorships, partnerships                                                             such as free trade and the
                                            ONLINE
  and corporations                                                                          balance of payments
• human rights law, tort law,               This course not only introduces you to        • Wherever appropriate, current
  insurance law, employment                 the principles of microeconomics but also       event examples are used and
  law and contract law                      enables you to critically observe and ap-       topics are reinforced and enhanced
• how to read and analyze                   ply the fundamentals of economic theory.        through computer applications.
  legal information                         As the course unfolds, you examine the       Fee: $450     Hours: 64
• relevant legal information                realities of scarcity in our market system
                                            and how individuals and firms then make      Dates:
  sources found online
                                            decisions to attain economic goals. After    Sept 2 to Dec 20, 2008 or
Fee: $450    Hours: 64                                                                   Jan 12 to May 2, 2009
                                            you become acquainted with the basic
Dates:                                      concepts of economic systems, supply         GettinG starteD:
Jan 12 to May 2, 2009                       and demand, elasticity and production,       Calculator - Texas Instruments
                                            and cost functions, you will be in a po-     BA II plus Textbook - TBA (check
GettinG starteD:
                                                                                         website for up-to-date information).
Textbooks - TBA (check website              sition to evaluate how firms in different
for up-to-date information).                industries and in different market struc-
                                            tures (perfect competition, monopolistic
                                            competition, oligopoly, and monopoly)
                                            decide how to allocate resources.




                                                                            Phone 780.471.6248 Toll Free 1.800.661.4077                    25
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                            Marketing [MARK166]                           Fee: $450     Hours: 64                       Fee: $450    Hours: 64

                            ONLINE                                        Dates:                                        Dates:
                                                                          Sept 2 to Dec 20, 2008 or                     Sept 2 to Dec 20, 2008 or
                            Introduce yourself to the essentials of       Jan 12 to May 2, 2009                         Jan 12 to May 2, 2009
                            marketing (key concepts, methods of
                                                                          GettinG starteD:                              GettinG starteD:
                            analysis, strategies, and tactics) critical   Calculator - Texas Instruments                Textbook - TBA (check website
                            to managing profitable customer rela-         BA II plus Textbook - TBA (check              for up-to-date information).
                            tionships in today’s dynamic and con-         website for up-to-date information).
                            nected environment. Major emphasis is                                                       aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                          LearninG tooLs:                               Learning Format - Some group work is
                            placed on the marketing mix and stra-
                                                                          You may be required to have a PC              required to complete assignments.
                            tegic application of this concept to an       headset for this course. If you do not
                            increasingly complex business environ-        already own a PC headset you may
                            ment. In particular, the detailed areas of    want to consider purchasing equipment         Organizational Behaviour
                            product, promotion, price, and distribu-      equivalent to the Logitech Clear Chat         [ORGB191]
                            tion are examined in reference to achiev-     Stereo PC Headset with Microphone.
                                                                                                                        ONLINE
                            ing company objectives.
                                                                                                                        Discover the significance managers and
                            Fee: $450     Hours: 64                       Introduction to Business                      employees have on an organization. The
                            Dates:
                                                                          Strategy [MGMT156]                            emphasis of the course is on managing
                            Jan 12 to May 2, 2009                         ONLINE                                        individual differences for increased pro-
                            GettinG starteD:                                                                            ductivity and job satisfaction. As well, a
                                                                          Build your skills at developing business
                            Textbook - TBA (check website                                                               framework for understanding behaviour
                                                                          strategy and using the tools learned in
                            for up-to-date information).                                                                in the workplace is studied. You’ll solve
                                                                          other courses to implement that strategy.
                                                                                                                        case study problems in groups by using
                                                                          You’ll be encouraged to think as a leader,
                                                                                                                        the rational decision-making process.
                            Business Mathematics with Excel               able to analyze an entire organization, and
                            [MATH117]                                     develop your entrepreneurial mindset.         Fee: $450    Hours: 64

                            ONLINE                                        Integrated with the concurrent first and      Dates:
                                                                          second term courses and using the case-       Sept 2 to Dec 20, 2008 or
                            Designed to provide you with the knowl-                                                     Jan 12 to May 2, 2009
                                                                          study method, you have the opportunity
                            edge of fundamental principles and
                                                                          to develop analytical, problem-solving,       GettinG starteD:
                            concepts of business mathematics,
                                                                          critical thinking, teamwork, and com-         Textbook - TBA (check website
                            you’ll develop the skills to apply these                                                    for up-to-date information).
                                                                          munication skills by analyzing and pre-
                            principles and solve business problems.
                                                                          senting solutions to typical business         aDDitionaL inFo:
                            Included is a Microsoft Excel compo-
                                                                          problems. You will also develop and uti-      Learning Format – Both individual
                            nent in which you will be expected to
                                                                          lize problem-solving and decision-mak-        and group work is required to
                            demonstrate acquired skills by design-                                                      complete assignments.
                                                                          ing skills both individually and in small
                            ing and creating spreadsheets to solve
                                                                          groups within the scope of the basic con-
                            business-related problems.
                                                                          cepts of the business strategy process.




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                                                                                                                                        Business + Administrative
BaChelor of adMinistration - enterPrise ManageMent
CONTACT
Meagan Lehman | p 780.378.6177 | e meaganl@nait.ca | w www.nait.ca/BBA


                                              Courses range from accounting, to man-      COURSES
                                              agement style, to strategy. Completion
                                              of Bachelor of Administration - Enter-      Introduction to Marketing
                                              prise Management will have you busi-        [MARK167]
                                              ness-ready and prepared to enter the
                                              working world.                              CORRESPONDENCE
                                              Be sure to check the website for up-to-     Introduce yourself to the essentials of
                                              date information.                           marketing (key concepts, methods of
                                                                                          analysis, strategies, and tactics) critical
                                              CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                        to managing profitable customer rela-
                                                                                          tionships in today’s dynamic and con-
                                              A wide range of opportunities await you.
                                                                                          nected environment. Major emphasis is
                                              With a Bachelor of Administration - En-
                                                                                          placed on the marketing mix and stra-
                                              terprise Management you are prepared
                                                                                          tegic application of this concept to an
                                              for a career in anything from business
                                                                                          increasingly complex business environ-
                                              ownership and operation, entry-level
                                                                                          ment. In particular, the detailed areas of
                                              management and supervision, strategy
                                                                                          product, promotion, price, and distribu-
OVERVIEW                                      or financial analysis, marketing or com-
                                                                                          tion are examined in reference to achiev-
                                              munications and business consultation.
Born to lead and business sense to boot.                                                  ing company objectives.
You are made for a career in management.      ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                       Prerequisite: You must be accepted into
Prepare yourself for a career concerned                                                   the Bachelor of Administration - Enter-
with the day-to-day operations and man-       DireCt HiGH sCHooL aDMission                prise Management program before you
agement of a business by completing the       You must have average of 65% in the fol-    enrol in this course. Please see the www.
online courses offered through NAIT’s         lowing high school courses with no mark     nait.ca/BBA website for details.
Bachelor of Administration - Enterprise       below 50%:                                  Fee: $515     Hours: 51
Management program. With hands-on             • English 30 or ELA 30-1                    Dates:
lessons and online review, you’ll develop     • Mathematics 30 or                         Jan 12 to Apr 24, 2009
a strong background in the technologies         Pure Mathematics 30
used to improve your problem analysis                                                     GettinG starteD:
                                              • 3 additional 30 Level courses             Textbooks - Please check
and decision-making capabilities.
                                              If you’re entering the program in your      website for updates.
Feel confident about the level of educa-      third year of study, after previous com-    LearninG tooLs:
tion and real-world ready skill you’ll gain   pletion of two years of study, the admis-   WebCT
through completion of the program;            sion requirements can be met by:
NAIT ensures the curriculum meets and                                                     aDDitionaL inFo:
exceeds other educational standards by        Completion of a business-related di-        Learning Format – In addition to a
developing the program in collaboration       ploma from a recognized institute of        basic level of computer and Internet
                                              technology, college or university, with a   literacy, certain minimum technical
with experts from universities and col-
                                              minimum of 20 credits (60 credit hours),    requirements must be met to enable a
leges, such as Babson College, University                                                 successful learning experience. Please
of Alberta, and the Harvard Business          a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher or with
                                                                                          refer to the following website for details:
School. As well, in true NAIT style, the      the permission of the Dean.
                                                                                          http://www.nait.ca/29613.htm
material is continually reviewed with         Note: You must be accepted into the
leading private sector organizations and      Degree program to take the part-time or
enterprise leaders.                           online courses.




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                            Business Law [BLAW162]                        Introductory Accounting                        Prerequisite: You must be accepted into
                                                                          [ACCT108]                                      the Bachelor of Administration - Enter-
                            ONLINE                                                                                       prise Management program before you
                            Develop an understanding of the Cana-         ONLINE                                         enrol in this course. Please see the www.
                            dian legal system and how a business          Discover what you can do when you              nait.ca/BBA website for details.
                            owner or manager should consider legal        understand the basic accounting equa-          Fee: $515    Hours: 51
                            and ethical issues when making deci-          tion and the effect various transactions
                            sions. You’ll examine who makes law,          have. The accounting cycle, ledger, trial      Dates:
                                                                                                                         Jan 12 to Apr 24, 2009
                            how laws are made and how laws are            balance, income statement, and balance
                            enforced. In addition, you’ll cover topics    sheet will all be covered in an easy to fol-   LearninG tooLs:
                            such as:                                      low online format. As well, you’ll learn       WebCT
                            • the Alberta court system and                accounting procedures for merchandise          aDDitionaL inFo:
                              the procedures to commence or               operations, inventory and cost of sales,       Learning Format – In addition to a basic
                              defend a small claims lawsuit               internal control and cash.                     level of computer and Internet literacy,
                            • alternative dispute resolution                                                             certain minimum technical requirements
                                                                          Prerequisite: You must be accepted into
                              techniques including negotiation,                                                          must be met to enable a successful
                                                                          the Bachelor of Administration - Enter-        learning experience. Please refer to
                              mediation and arbitration                   prise Management program before you            the following website for details:
                            • the different forms of business             enrol in this course. Please see the www.      http://www.nait.ca/29613.htm
                              organizations including sole                nait.ca/BBA website for details.
                              proprietorships, partnerships
                              and corporations                            Fee: $515     Hours: 51                        Organizational Behaviour
                            • human rights law, tort law,                 Dates:                                         [ORGB192]
                              insurance law, employment                   Jan 12 to Apr 24, 2009
                              law and contract law                                                                       ONLINE
                                                                          LearninG tooLs:                                Discover the significance managers and
                            • how to read and analyze
                                                                          WebCT
                              legal information                                                                          employees have on an organization. The
                            • relevant legal information                  aDDitionaL inFo:                               emphasis of the course is on managing
                              sources found online                        Learning Format – In addition to a basic       individual differences for increased pro-
                                                                          level of computer and Internet literacy,       ductivity and job satisfaction. As well, a
                            Prerequisite: You must be accepted into       certain minimum technical requirements
                            the Bachelor of Administration - Enter-                                                      framework for understanding behaviour
                                                                          must be met to enable a successful
                            prise Management program before you           learning experience. Please refer to           in the workplace is studied. You’ll solve
                            enrol in this course. Please see the www.     the following website for details:             case study problems in groups by using
                            nait.ca/BBA website for details.              http://www.nait.ca/29613.htm                   the rational decision-making process.

                            Fee: $515     Hours: 51                                                                      Prerequisite: You must be accepted into
                                                                          Business Math with Excel                       the Bachelor of Administration - Enter-
                            Dates:                                                                                       prise Management program before you
                            Jan 12 to Apr 24, 2009                        [MATH118]
                                                                                                                         enrol in this course. Please see the www.
                            LearninG tooLs:                               ONLINE                                         nait.ca/BBA website for details.
                            WebCT                                         Designed to provide you with the knowl-        Fee: $515    Hours: 51
                            aDDitionaL inFo:                              edge of fundamental principles and
                            Learning Format - In addition to a            concepts of business mathematics,              Dates:
                            basic level of computer and Internet                                                         Jan 12 to Apr 24, 2009
                                                                          you’ll develop the skills to apply these
                            literacy, certain minimum technical           principles and solve business problems.        aDDitionaL inFo:
                            requirements must be met to enable a          Included is a Microsoft Excel component        Learning Format - In addition to a basic
                            successful learning experience. Please        in which you will be expected to demon-        level of computer and Internet literacy,
                            refer to the following website for details:                                                  certain minimum technical requirements
                                                                          strate acquired skills by designing and
                            http://www.nait.ca/29613.htm                                                                 must be met to enable a successful
                                                                          creating spreadsheets to solve business-
                                                                                                                         learning experience. Please refer to
                                                                          related problems.                              the following website for details:
                                                                                                                         http://www.nait.ca/29613.htm




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                                                                                                                                       Business + Administrative
Communications with Expository                Microeconomics [ECON188]                     Entrepreneurial Studies
Writing [COMM122]                                                                          [MGMT102]
                                              ONLINE
ONLINE                                        This course not only introduces you to       ONLINE
Become familiar with clear-writing tech-      the principles of microeconomics but also    Become effective at applying and synthe-
niques based on a solid understanding of      enables you to critically observe and ap-    sizing concepts and techniques from the
grammar and mechanics. Effective writ-        ply the fundamentals of economic theory.     functional areas of accounting, finance,
ing skills for both business and academic     As the course unfolds, you examine the       managerial economics, marketing, op-
environments will be covered. Major           realities of scarcity in our market system   erations management, and organization
topics include grammar and mechan-            and how individuals and firms then make      behaviour in the context of new venture
ics, plain-English principles, summary,       decisions to attain economic goals. After    development. The class sessions are de-
narrative, critical analysis, instructions,   you become acquainted with the basic         signed to familiarize you with the many
academic research, APA documenta-             concepts of economic systems, supply         dimensions of entrepreneurship and new
tion and citation and oral presentation. In   and demand, elasticity and production,       venture development.
addition, the course will prepare you for     and cost functions, you will be in a po-     Prerequisite: You must be accepted into
the Directed Field Studies requirements       sition to evaluate how firms in different    the Bachelor of Administration - Enter-
of writing research papers, critiques, and    industries and in different market struc-    prise Management program before you
case studies.                                 tures (perfect competition, monopolistic     enrol in this course. Please see the www.
Prerequisite: You must be accepted into       competition, oligopoly, and monopoly)        nait.ca/BBA website for details.
the Bachelor of Administration - Enter-       decide how to allocate resources.
                                                                                           Fee: $515    Hours: 51
prise Management program before you           Prerequisite: You must be accepted into
enrol in this course. Please see the www.     the Bachelor of Administration - Enter-      Dates:
nait.ca/BBA website for details.              prise Management program before you          Jan 12 to Apr 24, 2009

Fee: $515     Hours: 51                       enrol in this course. Please see the www.    LearninG tooLs:
                                              nait.ca/BBA website for details.             WebCT
Dates:
Jan 12 to Apr 24, 2009                        Fee: $515    Hours: 51                       aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                           Learning Format – In addition to a basic
LearninG tooLs:                               Dates:                                       level of computer and Internet literacy,
WebCT                                         Jan 12 to Apr 24, 2009                       certain minimum technical requirements
                                              LearninG tooLs:                              must be met to enable a successful
aDDitionaL inFo:
                                              WebCT                                        learning experience. Please refer to
Learning Format – In addition to a basic
                                                                                           the following website for details:
level of computer and Internet literacy,      aDDitionaL inFo:                             http://www.nait.ca/29613.htm
certain minimum technical requirements        Learning Format – In addition to a basic
must be met to enable a successful            level of computer and Internet literacy,
learning experience. Please refer to          certain minimum technical requirements
the following website for details:            must be met to enable a successful
http://www.nait.ca/29613.htm                  learning experience. Please refer to
                                              the following website for details:
                                              http://www.nait.ca/29613.htm




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                            Business Foundations                           Prerequisite: You must be accepted into       Critical Reading and Writing
                            [MGMT101]                                      the Bachelor of Administration - Enter-       [BTE321]
                                                                           prise Management program before you
                            ONLINE                                         enrol in this course. Please see the www.     ONLINE
                            Learn what it will take to be a manager.       nait.ca/BBA website for details.              Take your critical communication skills
                            You’ll build an understanding of a man-        Fee: $515     Hours: 51                       to a higher lever. Through the disciplined
                            ager’s role and functions and the prin-                                                      study of various forms of literature and
                            ciples, concepts and techniques used to        Dates:                                        film media you’ll discuss, evaluate and
                                                                           Jan 12 to Apr 24, 2009
                            carry out daily work. The central concept                                                    critique business, environmental and
                            of the course is the idea there is a general   LearninG tooLs:                               global issues and concepts. As well, you
                            framework that applies to managers in          WebCT                                         will engage in developing your writing
                            all organizations - large or small; public     aDDitionaL inFo:                              technique by practicing direct, concise,
                            or private; product-oriented or service-       Learning Format – In addition to a basic      expressive and persuasive forms of com-
                            oriented. Topics covered include values        level of computer and Internet literacy,      munication. You’ll also have the oppor-
                            and ethics, communicating, planning,           certain minimum technical requirements        tunity to focus on advanced research,
                            decision-making, organizing, leading,          must be met to enable a successful            documentation and presentation skills.
                            controlling and innovating. You will de-       learning experience. Please refer to
                                                                           the following website for details:            Prerequisite: You must be accepted into
                            velop practical skills through case studies                                                  the Bachelor of Administration - Enter-
                                                                           http://www.nait.ca/29613.htm.
                            and through applying course concepts to                                                      prise Management program before you
                            your own real-life situations.                                                               enrol in this course. Please see the www.
                                                                           Business Strategy [MGMT456]
                            Prerequisite: You must be accepted into                                                      nait.ca/BBA website for details.
                            the BBA-EM program before you enrol in         ONLINE                                        Fee: $535    Hours: 51
                            this course. Please see the www.nait.ca/       Build your skills at developing business
                            BBA website for details.                                                                     Dates:
                                                                           strategy and using the tools learned in       Sept 8 to Dec 17, 2008
                            Fee: $515     Hours: 51                        other courses to implement that strategy.
                                                                           You’ll be encouraged to think as a leader,    LearninG tooLs:
                            Dates:                                                                                       WebCT
                            Sept 8 to Dec 19, 2008                         able to analyze an entire organization, and
                                                                           develop your entrepreneurial mindset.         aDDitionaL inFo:
                            LearninG tooLs:                                                                              Learning Format – In addition to a basic
                            WebCT                                          Prerequisite: You must be accepted into       level of computer and internet literacy,
                                                                           the Bachelor of Administration - Enter-       certain minimum technical requirements
                            aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                           prise Management program before you           must be met to enable a successful
                            Learning Format – In addition to a basic
                            level of computer and Internet literacy,       enrol in this course. Please see the www.     learning experience. Please refer to
                            certain minimum technical requirements         nait.ca/BBA website for details.              the following website for details:
                            must be met to enable a successful                                                           http://www.nait.ca/29613.htm.
                                                                           Fee: $515     Hours: 51
                            learning experience. Please refer to
                            the following website for details:             Dates:
                            http://www.nait.ca/29613.htm                   Jan 12 to Apr 24, 2009
                                                                           LearninG tooLs:
                            Corporate Governance                           WebCT
                            [MGMT309]                                      aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                           Learning Format – In addition to a basic
                            ONLINE                                         level of computer and internet literacy,
                            Study the process and structure used to        certain minimum technical requirements
                            guide and direct the business of corpo-        must be met to enable a successful
                            rations in Alberta and Canada. The prin-       learning experience. Please refer to
                                                                           the following website for details:
                            ciples of corporate governance, roles and
                                                                           http://www.nait.ca/29613.htm.
                            responsibilities of boards, best practices,
                            legal and regulatory requirements, con-
                            trols and responsibilities, risk manage-
                            ment and reporting issues are focused on.




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                                                                                                                                       Business + Administrative
Managing the Growing                        The Family-Owned and Operated                 Introductory Managerial
Enterprise [MGMT351]                        Business [MGMT352]                            Accounting [ACCT121]
ONLINE                                      ONLINE                                        ONLINE
Learn to apply the concepts and tech-       Discover what it takes to own and operate     Basic accounting is an important skill for
niques from the functional areas of ac-     a family business. During the course your     achieving personal success in the busi-
counting, finance, managerial economics,    study will focus on how family business       ness world. In Introductory Managerial
marketing, operations management, and       ownership systems evolve, how to man-         Accounting you’ll receive an introduction
organization behaviour in the context of    age the business, family and shareholder      into the techniques used by managerial
growing a new business. You will be chal-   relationships and how to effectively deal     decision-makers. You’ll studying cost
lenged to shift from being a receiver of    with conflict. Course work will help you      behaviour and learn how to apply cost-
ideas, facts, concepts, and techniques to   explore the management and strategies         volume-profit analysis, performance
being an idea generator, problem identi-    for developing family members as man-         evaluation, pricing methods, budgeting
fier and solution analyzer and evaluator.   agers and planning for management suc-        and relevant cost analysis. You’ll also
You will put your theoretical knowledge     cession and continuity. You will also learn   learn how to screen capital investment
into practice as you formulate workable     about dealing with nepotism and devel-        projects. The last step of the course will
action plans.                               oping effective boards and governance         be putting everything you’ve learned
Prerequisite: You must be accepted into     structure. The structure and operation        about managerial accounting to use in a
the Bachelor of Administration - Enter-     of successful family companies will be        practical case study.
prise Management program before you         reviewed to illustrate best practices.        This course is equivalent to BTE340.
enrol in this course. Please see the www.   Prerequisite: You must be accepted into       Prerequisite: You must be accepted into
nait.ca/BBA website for details.            the Bachelor of Administration - Enter-       the Bachelor of Administration - Enter-
Fee: $515    Hours: 51                      prise Management program before you           prise Management program before you
                                            enrol in this course. Please see the www.     enrol in this course. Please see the www.
Dates:                                      nait.ca/BBA website for details.
Sept 8 to Dec 17, 2008                                                                    nait.ca/BBA website for details.
                                            Fee: $515     Hours: 51                       Fee: $515    Hours: 51
LearninG tooLs:
WebCT                                       Dates:                                        Dates:
                                            Jan 12 to Apr 24, 2009                        Jan 12 to Apr 24, 2009
aDDitionaL inFo:
Learning Format – In addition to a basic    LearninG tooLs:                               LearninG tooLs:
level of computer and internet literacy,    WebCT                                         WebCT
certain minimum technical requirements      aDDitionaL inFo:
must be met to enable a successful                                                        aDDitionaL inFo:
                                            Learning Format – In addition to a basic      Learning Format – In addition to a basic
learning experience. Please refer to        level of computer and internet literacy,
the following website for details:                                                        level of computer and internet literacy,
                                            certain minimum technical requirements        certain minimum technical requirements
http://www.nait.ca/29613.htm                must be met to enable a successful            must be met to enable a successful
                                            learning experience. Please refer to          learning experience. Please refer to
                                            the following website for details:            the following website for details:
                                            http://www.nait.ca/29613.htm.                 http://www.nait.ca/29613.htm.




                                                                            Phone 780.471.6248 Toll Free 1.800.661.4077                   31
Business + Administrative

                            BaChelor of teChnology - teChnology ManageMent
                            CONTACT
                            Gisele Toth | p 780.378.5983 | e giselet@nait.ca


                                                                            CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                         Prerequisite: See program entrance re-
                                                                                                                         quirements and registration information
                                                                            Graduates of the program are well pre-       for details.
                                                                            pared for rewarding opportunities in a
                                                                                                                         Fee: $535    Hours: 51
                                                                            wide range of career fields, filling roles
                                                                            such as senior manager, engineering          Dates:
                                                                            manager, primary industry production         Aug 25 to Dec 19, 2008
                                                                            manager, construction manager, senior        GettinG starteD:
                                                                            technologist, project manager and tech-      In addition to a basic level of computer
                                                                            nology research specialist.                  and Internet literacy, certain minimum
                                                                                                                         technical requirements must be
                                                                            ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                        met to enable a successful learning
                                                                                                                         experience. Please refer to the
                                                                            You are required to have completed a de-     following website for details:
                                                                            gree or diploma in an accredited (or rec-    http://www.nait.ca/29613.htm.
                                                                            ognized) applied science or engineering      LearninG tooLs:
                                                                            technology program at NAIT or another        WebCT
                                                                            post-secondary institution with a GPA of
                            OVERVIEW                                        2.3 of better.
                                                                                                                         Critical Reading and Writing
                            The Bachelor of Technology - Technology
                                                                            REGISTRATION                                 [BTE321]
                            Management program at NAIT is the only
                            program of its kind in Alberta. It offers you   You must be accepted into the Bachelor       ONLINE
                            the opportunity to earn a baccalaureate         of Technology – Technology Manage-           Take your critical communication skills
                            degree with only two additional years of        ment program before enrolling in any of      to a higher lever. Through the disciplined
                            study, after completing a two-year Ap-          the courses. Register online, by phone or    study of various forms of literature and
                            plied Science or Engineering Technology         in person. Online registration opens June    film media you’ll discuss, evaluate and
                            diploma. The degree was developed in            2, 2008.                                     critique business, environmental and
                            direct response to industry requests to                                                      global issues and concepts. As well, you
                            provide diploma grads with the added            COURSES                                      will engage in developing your writing
                            dynamic, multi-faceted skills needed for                                                     technique by practicing direct, concise,
                            management and supervisory roles.               quality Control System                       expressive and persuasive forms of com-
                            Options are currently offered in Re-            [BTE313]                                     munication. You’ll also have the oppor-
                            sources and Environmental Manage-                                                            tunity to focus on advanced research,
                                                                            ONLINE
                            ment, Applied Building Science, Electrical                                                   documentation and presentation skills.
                            and Electronics Engineering Technology,         Every project should be conceived and
                                                                            managed to meet or exceed customer           Prerequisite: See program entrance re-
                            and Mechanical and Manufacturing                                                             quirements and registration information
                            Technology, as well as General Technol-         expectations. This module addresses
                                                                            quality approaches that should be used       for details.
                            ogy Management.
                                                                            by all project managers, especially for
                            Completion of this degree will provide you      quality planning, quality assurance, and
                            with an unbeatable combination of ad-           quality control.
                            vanced technical skills, industry-focused
                            theoretical knowledge, and higher-order
                            strategic thinking, resulting in a decided
                            advantage in the global marketplace.




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                                                                                                                                         Business + Administrative
Fee: $535     Hours: 51                       Managerial Accounting                       Project Management [BTE342]
Dates:                                        [BTE340]
                                                                                          ONLINE
Aug 25 to Dec 19, 2008
                                              ONLINE                                      To ensure all projects are completed on
GettinG starteD:
                                              Discover the accounting techniques used     time, within budget, and to the satisfac-
In addition to a basic level of computer
and Internet literacy, certain minimum        by managerial decision-makers. You will     tion of all the stakeholders, it is essen-
technical requirements must be                learn to apply cost-volume-profit analy-    tial you develop your skills as in project
met to enable a successful learning           sis, performance evaluation, pricing        management. Learn to apply appropriate
experience. Please refer to the               methods, budgeting, and relevant cost       soft skills to gain trust and commitment,
following website for details:                analysis. Through practical case stud-      while also applying hard technical skills
http://www.nait.ca/29613.htm.                 ies, you will gain experience in applying   to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control
LearninG tooLs:                               the managerial accounting skills learned.   and close-out projects.
WebCT                                         You will also learn how to screen capital   Prerequisite: See program entrance re-
                                              investment projects.                        quirements and registration information
aDDitionaL inFo:
Learning Format – Course delivery and         Prerequisite: See program entrance re-      for details.
evaluation is in the form of lectures,        quirements and registration information     Fee: $535     Hours: 51
group discussions, films, case studies        for details.
and formal written assignments.                                                           Dates:
                                              Fee: $535    Hours: 51                      Jan 6 to Apr 28, 2009
Statistical Analysis [BTE301]                 Dates:                                      GettinG starteD:
                                              Jan 6 to Apr 28, 2009                       In addition to a basic level of computer
ONLINE                                        GettinG starteD:                            and Internet literacy, certain minimum
Formalize your understanding of statis-       In addition to a basic level of computer    technical requirements must be
tics and learn to apply best statistical      and Internet literacy, certain minimum      met to enable a successful learning
                                              technical requirements must be              experience. Please refer to the
practice in the different technological ap-
                                              met to enable a successful learning         following website for details:
plications you encounter on the job.                                                      http://www.nait.ca/29613.htm.
                                              experience. Please refer to the
Prerequisite: See program entrance re-        following website for details:              LearninG tooLs:
quirements and registration information       http://www.nait.ca/29613.htm.               WebCT
for details.                                  LearninG tooLs:
Fee: $535     Hours: 51                       WebCT
Dates:
Jan 6 to Apr 28, 2009
GettinG starteD:
In addition to a basic level of computer
and Internet literacy, certain minimum
technical requirements must be
met to enable a successful learning
experience. Please refer to the
following website for details:
http://www.nait.ca/29613.htm.
LearninG tooLs:
WebCT




                                                                              Phone 780.471.6248 Toll Free 1.800.661.4077                   33
Business + Administrative

                            BeCoMing a Master CustoMer serviCe rePresentative
                            CONTACT
                            Shelley Budinski | p 780.378.5997 | e sbudinsk@nait.ca


                                                                        Theory will be delivered online with         Workplace Behaviours [CSR102]
                                                                        discussions, assignments and an exam
                                                                        facilitated by an online instructor.         ONLINE
                                                                        Practical aspects will be delivered by       What are the appropriate workplace be-
                                                                        a facilitator in a workshop setting with     haviors that customer service represen-
                                                                        hands-on activities.                         tatives must display in the workplace in
                                                                                                                     order to provide efficient and effective
                                                                        CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                         customer service? Discussions will take
                                                                        This training is ideal for:                  place on the benefits of a positive atti-
                                                                                                                     tude, displaying confidence, and showing
                                                                         • front line staff, first point             initiative. Managing change and stress in
                                                                           of contact people
                                                                                                                     the workplace as well as exercising emo-
                                                                         • employees who work with                   tional intelligence will be covered.
                                                                           customers and clients, both
                                                                           internal and external                     Prerequisite: CSR101 Role of the Cus-
                                                                         • sales representatives,                    tomer Service Representative.
                                                                           administrative staff,                     Note: GST Applicable
                                                                           managers/supervisors,
                            OVERVIEW                                       cashiers, service industry                Fee: $235    Hours: 10
                            In a customer service driven society,                                                    Dates:
                            top-notch Customer Service Represen-        COURSES                                      Continuous Intake - Students
                            tatives are key to an organization run-                                                  will have 4 weeks from the day
                            ning smoothly. The Becoming a Master        MoDuLe 1                                     a user name and password are
                            Customer Service Representative pro-                                                     assigned to complete the course.
                            gram provides training in the areas of      Role of the Customer Service                 LearninG tooLs:
                            understanding the customer service role,    Representative [CSR101]                      WebCT
                            workplace behaviours, professionalism,      ONLINE                                       aDDitionaL inFo:
                            communication, conflict resolution, team                                                 Upon registration, an email
                                                                        Today’s customer service representatives
                            work, technical skills, knowledge man-                                                   of instructions will be sent
                                                                        are expected to deliver a consistent, com-
                            agement and administrative procedures.                                                   from your instructor.
                                                                        fortable, and professional service to each
                                                                        customer. Through theory, web-quests
                            PROGRAM MODEL/                              and on-line discussions, this course will    Professionalism [CSR103]
                            COMPLETION REqUIREMENTS                     provide the student with an understand-
                                                                                                                     ONLINE
                                                                        ing of the role of the customer service
                            CertiFiCation                                                                            Customer Service Representatives are
                                                                        representative and the expectations of the
                            A certificate of completion is awarded      employer. Internal and external customers    often the first contact for customers or
                            upon successful completion of the first     will be discussed as well as the outcomes    clients of the organization. Through the-
                            two modules. To receive the Becoming a      of good and poor customer service.           ory, discussion and virtual group activi-
                            Master Customer Service Representative                                                   ties, the student will determine the best
                            Certificate, you are required to complete   Note: GST Applicable.                        practices of professionalism.
                            all three modules.                          Fee: $235      Hours: 10                     Prerequisite: CSR102 Workplace Behav-
                                                                        Dates:                                       iours.
                            DELIVERy METHOD                             Continuous Intake - Students
                                                                                                                     Note: GST Applicable
                            Courses are delivered in a blended learn-   will have 4 weeks from the day
                            ing environment with the theory being       a user name and password are                 Fee: $235    Hours: 10
                            offered online and hands-on workshops       assigned to complete the course.
                                                                                                                     Dates:
                            completing each training module.            LearninG tooLs:                              Continuous Intake - Students
                                                                        WebCT                                        will have 4 weeks from the day
                                                                                                                     a user name and password are
                                                                        aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                                                     assigned to complete the course.
                                                                        Upon registration, an email
                                                                        of instructions will be sent                 LearninG tooLs:
                                                                        from your instructor.                        WebCT
                                                                                                                     aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                                                     Upon registration, an email
                                                                                                                     of instructions will be sent
                                                                                                                     from your instructor.




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                                                                                                                                             Business + Administrative
Professionalism & the Customer                   LearninG tooLs:                               Team Work [CSR203]
Service Role [CSR104]                            WebCT
                                                                                               ONLINE
                                                 aDDitionaL inFo:
ON CAMPUS                                        Upon registration, an email                   Today’s corporate environment is one of
This workshop will provide hands-on ac-          of instructions will be sent                  participation and team work. The ability
tivities building upon the on-line theory        from your instructor.                         to work effectively within a team environ-
covered in the Role of The Customer Ser-                                                       ment is an essential skill and has positive
vice Representative, Workplace Behav-            Conflict Resolution [CSR202]                  vocational and social consequences. A
iors and Professionalism courses.                                                              successful team is composed of mem-
                                                 ONLINE                                        bers who can quickly align and coordi-
Prerequisite: CSR103 Professionalism.
                                                 This course provides the student with         nate their actions and perform efficiently
Note: GST Applicable                                                                           to achieve a common goal. This course
                                                 the skills and techniques required for ef-
Fee: $295      Hours: 4                          ficient and effective conflict resolution.    provides the learner with an understand-
                                                 Through exercises, discussions and re-        ing of the team dynamic:
Dates:
Oct 31, 2008 or                                  flection, the student will learn strategies   • respect for co-workers;
Jan 23, 2009                                     to accomplish the following:                    recognize diversity/
                                                 • apply communication techniques                individuality of co-workers
MoDuLe 2                                                                                       • support, encouragement
                                                 • identify and analyze
                                                   problems and situations                       and mentoring skills
Communication Skills [CSR201]                                                                  • working through change
                                                 • acknowledge the client’s
ONLINE                                             emotions and employ techniques              • information sharing
                                                   to diffuse the client                       • knowing when to
The ability to communicate efficiently and
                                                 • demonstrate tact and                          request assistance
effectively is an essential skill for the cus-
                                                   good judgment                               • conflict resolution
tomer service representative. Successful
                                                 • identify available resources                • feedback: how to make it timely,
communication is dependent upon open
                                                   and research information                      positive and appropriate
and effective communications between
                                                 • recognize their own limitations             Prerequisite: CSR202
the customer service representative and
                                                   and ask for assistance as required
the client. Students will participate in                                                       Note: GST Applicable
                                                 • engage in appropriate follow-up
online discussions and exercises that will
allow them to discover their own com-            Prerequisite: CSR201                          Fee: $225     Hours: 10
munications style and learn to empower           Note: GST Applicable                          Dates:
themselves with effective communication                                                        Continuous Intake - Students
skills. This course will examine various         Fee: $225     Hours: 10                       will have 4 weeks from the day
components of communication includ-              Dates:                                        a user name and password are
                                                 Continuous Intake - Students                  assigned to complete the course.
ing the following: how to start the com-
munication ‘transaction’ appropriately,          will have 4 weeks from the day                LearninG tooLs:
applying etiquette in oral and written           a user name and password are                  WebCT
communication, appropriate non-verbal            assigned to complete the course.
                                                                                               aDDitionaL inFo:
communications, active listening, appro-         LearninG tooLs:                               Upon registration, an email
priate use of interpersonal skills and how       WebCT                                         of instructions will be sent
to demonstrate interest in the customer.         aDDitionaL inFo:                              from your instructor.
Prerequisite: CSR104                             Upon registration, an email
                                                 of instructions will be sent
Note: GST Applicable                             from your instructor.
Fee: $385      Hours: 20
Dates:
Continuous Intake - Students
will have 4 weeks from the day
a user name and password are
assigned to complete the course.




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Business + Administrative




                            Communication & Team Work                      Dates:                                         Administrative Procedures
                            Workshop [CSR204]                              Continuous Intake - Students                   [CSR303]
                                                                           will have 4 weeks from the day
                            ON CAMPUS                                      a user name and password are                   ONLINE
                                                                           assigned to complete the course.
                            This workshop provides hands-on activi-                                                       Participants are introduced to practices of
                            ties building on the online theory covered     LearninG tooLs:                                effective organization of the workplace.
                            in the Communication Skills, Conflict          WebCT                                          Students will be introduced to techniques
                            Resolution and Team Work courses, all          aDDitionaL inFo:                               for maintaining an effective workspace,
                            part of Module 2.                              Upon registration, an email                    time management and prioritization in-
                            Prerequisite: CSR203                           of instructions will be sent                   cluding multi-tasking, personal organiza-
                                                                           from your instructor.                          tion, awareness of timelines/deadlines,
                            Note: GST Applicable                                                                          and efficient meeting preparation. Stu-
                            Fee: $ 415    Hours: 8                         Knowledge Management within                    dents will also be introduced to the im-
                                                                           the Organization [CSR302]                      portance of maintaining current records/
                            Dates:
                            Feb 6 or Apr 17, 2009                                                                         information and complying with depart-
                                                                           ONLINE                                         ment standards. Students will be given the
                            MoDuLe 3                                       The Customer Service Representative            opportunity to apply their course knowl-
                                                                           is a key person and often the first point      edge in discussions and exercises related
                            Technical Skills [CSR301]                      of contact a client has with an organi-        to a current work situation.
                            ONLINE                                         zation. This course provides the par-          Prerequisite: CSR302
                                                                           ticipant with in-depth knowledge of the
                            Skills development is critical in career de-   organization through practical exercises       Note: GST Applicable
                            velopment and in building your personal        including the following:                       Fee: $ 235    Hours: 10
                            effectiveness. This course will provide
                                                                            • reviewing the organization’s                Dates:
                            the student with the necessary skills to
                                                                              mission/vision/business plan                Continuous Intake - Students
                            work effectively with technology and the          and organizational charts                   will have 4 weeks from the day
                            operation of general office equipment.                                                        a user name and password are
                                                                            • searching the organization’s
                            The course will discuss the importance of         website - internet/intranet                 assigned to complete the course.
                            keeping up to date with technology and
                            provide resources for continued knowl-         After completing this course the par-          LearninG tooLs:
                                                                           ticipant will be able to apply the rules and   WebCT
                            edge development. Students will learn
                            and participate in hands-on techniques         regulations of the organization, demon-        aDDitionaL inFo:
                            to improve their current computer and          strate general knowledge of the depart-        Upon registration, an email
                            keyboarding skills as well as enhance          ment, and manage knowledge information         of instructions will be sent
                                                                           and organization documentation.                from your instructor.
                            their internet/intranet navigational skills.
                            They will learn how to work within ap-         Prerequisite: CSR301
                            plicable software applications and the                                                        Technology & the Organization
                                                                           Note: GST Applicable
                            organization’s databases.                                                                     Workshop [CSR304]
                                                                           Fee: $ 235    Hours: 10
                            Prerequisite: CSR204                                                                          ON CAMPUS
                                                                           Dates:
                            Note: GST Applicable                           Continuous Intake - Students                   This workshop will provide activities build-
                            Fee: $ 235    Hours: 10                        will have 4 weeks from the day                 ing on the online theory covered in Techni-
                                                                           a user name and password are                   cal Skills, Knowledge Management Within
                                                                           assigned to complete the course.               the Organization and Administrative Pro-
                                                                           LearninG tooLs:                                cedures courses, all part of Module 3. The
                                                                           WebCT                                          workshop is structured with hands-on
                                                                                                                          activities to allow the participants to apply
                                                                           aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                                                          learned theory and knowledge as appro-
                                                                           Upon registration, an email
                                                                           of instructions will be sent                   priate for their own workplace or organi-
                                                                           from your instructor.                          zation, leading to a better understanding
                                                                                                                          of its mission, values, and goals.
                                                                                                                          Prerequisite: CSR303
                                                                                                                          Note: GST Applicable
                                                                                                                          Fee: $295     Hours: 4
                                                                                                                          Dates:
                                                                                                                          Apr 24 or June 12, 2009




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ENVIRONMENT + LAND MANAGEMENT
OIL & GAS PRODUCTION OPERATOR
PETROLEUM ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGy COURSES
PULP & PAPER TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE
WATER & WASTEWATER TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE
Environment + Land Management

                                oil & gas ProduCtion oPerator
                                CONTACT
                                Alana Jordison | p 780.378.5056 | e alanaj@nait.ca


                                                                          OVERVIEW                                      COURSES
                                                                          Did you know that Oil and Gas Produc-
                                                                                                                        Oil & Gas Production Operator
                                                                          tion Operators are in high demand in the
                                                                                                                        Level I [OGPO100]
                                                                          oil and gas industry? Get your career in
                                                                          the oil and gas industry off to a running     ONLINE
                                                                          start, and play a key role in keeping the     Ready, set, go! Launch your career with a
                                                                          industry running!                             complete overview of the oil and gas in-
                                                                          The Oil and Gas Production Operator           dustry. Learn to see the big picture from
                                                                          (OGPO) program is designed to train pro-      the outset, by studying important indus-
                                                                          fessional and technically knowledgeable       try topics, processes and trends. Study
                                                                          individuals for the oil and gas industry.     topics include:
                                                                          The program provides personalized             •   basic petroleum geology
                                                                          learning modules. As you progress             •   hydrocarbon reservoirs, exploration
                                                                          through the four levels in the program,       •   survey systems and mineral rights
                                                                          you will expand your knowledge and            •   drilling operations, well
                                                                          practical skills, developing an academic          completions, artificial lifts
                                                                          background that will be relevant to your      •   oil and gas production facilities
                                  “Based on the feedback I
                                                                          future employment.                            •   natural gas processing,
                                   got during interviews with
                                                                          The program provides a solid overview of          refining and transportation
                                   employers, I decided to enrol in       varied workings of the oil and gas indus-     •   workplace and operational safety
                                   this program to gain the training      try, as well as practical skills and knowl-   •   accident/incident
                                   that they were asking for. I was       edge relating to practical topics such as         investigation and analysis
                                   enrolled in the program for just       workplace safety, production equipment,       •   confined space hazards
                                   six months before I got my first       refining, gas processing, instrumentation     •   risk assessment and management
                                                                          and measurement. Refer to the course          •   lock-out procedures
                                   job offer. There is no doubt in        descriptions for more topics and details.     •   Level I topics will provide you
                                   my mind that the knowledge and
                                                                          This program is updated regularly to              with a strong foundation as
                                   certification that I gained from       reflect current industry practices and            you advance to Levels II – IV
                                   NAIT’s OGPO program allowed            requirements. The program promotes            Fee: $725    Hours: 120
                                   me to get my start as a field          individual success and academic
                                                                                                                        Dates:
                                   operator. By continuing with my        achievement.
                                                                                                                        Continuous Intake. You will have
                                   studies through NAIT, I am sure                                                      nine months from the time of
                                                                          CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                          registration to complete the course.
                                   that I will be able to meet my long
                                                                          OGPO graduates can look forward to a          Two three-month extensions may
                                   term career goals in the oil and
                                                                          career that is both challenging and re-       be obtained for $100 each.
                                   gas industry.”                         warding! Employment opportunities are         GettinG starteD:
                                  Shawn Dagasso, OGPO100 and              numerous, in various production and op-       Internet access – high speed
                                  OGPO200, recently hired as a            erational positions within Alberta’s wide-    recommended.
                                  Field Operator                          ranging oil and gas industry, including       Email address required.
                                                                          work in gas plants, oil refineries, battery
                                                                          operations and as field operators.            LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                                                        WebCT
                                                                                                                        aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                                                        A manual of the online course
                                                                                                                        material is available, if desired.
                                                                                                                        Please contact Alana Jordison at
                                                                                                                        780.378.5056 for more information.




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                                                                                                                                             Environment + Land Management
Oil & Gas Production Operator                  Oil & Gas Production Operator                   Oil & Gas Production Operator
Level II [OGPO200]                             Level III [OGPO300]                             Level IV [OGPO400]
ONLINE                                         ONLINE                                          ONLINE
Level II provides you with a solid back-       Refine your knowledge of the refining in-       Safe, productive and reliable operation of
ground in working with equipment that          dustry! In Level III, you will gain practical   any oil and gas production facility relies
you will encounter every day on the job as     and essential knowledge for working in a        heavily on instrumentation and mea-
a production operator. You will learn con-     large oil and gas refinery, with a detailed     surement! Operators play a vital role in
cepts and skills that will help you operate,   focus on gas processing and treatment           ensuring that instrumentation and mea-
maintain and understand the many types         equipment. Level III addresses important        surement tools are effectively operated
of oil and gas production equipment.           topics such as:                                 and maintained.
The emphasis is on operating principles         •   condensate stabilization                   In Level IV you will gain practical and es-
and maintenance/troubleshooting pro-            •   sweetening                                 sential knowledge about how equipment
cedures for production equipment such           •   dehydration                                is regulated, adjusted and controlled.
as line heaters, separators, valves, actua-     •   sulphur processing methods                 Level IV covers important topics such as:
tors, pumps, compressors, heat exchang-         •   fractionation                              • electrical concepts, motors,
ers and more.                                                                                    generators and transformers
                                               Prerequisite: OGPO200
Prerequisite: OGPO100                                                                          • level, pressure, temperature,
                                               Fee: $795     Hours: 120                          and flow measurement
Fee: $795     Hours: 120
                                               Dates:                                          • programmable logic controllers
Dates:                                         Continuous Intake. You will have                • pneumatic controllers
Continuous Intake. You will have               nine months from the time of                    • control systems
nine months from the time of                   registration to complete the course.
registration to complete the course.                                                           • sulphur processing methods
                                               Two three-month extensions may                    and fractionation
Two three-month extensions may                 be obtained for $100 each.
be obtained for $100 each.                                                                     Prerequisite: OGPO300
                                               GettinG starteD:
GettinG starteD:                               Internet access – high                          Fee: $695     Hours: 120
Internet access – high                         speed recommended.                              Dates:
speed recommended.                                                                             Continuous Intake. You will have
                                               Email address required.
Email address required.                                                                        nine months from the time of
                                               LearninG tooLs:                                 registration to complete the course.
LearninG tooLs:                                WebCT
WebCT                                                                                          Two three-month extensions may
                                               aDDitionaL inFo:                                be obtained for $100 each.
aDDitionaL inFo:                               A manual of the online course
A manual of the online course                  material is available, if desired.              GettinG starteD:
material is available, if desired.             Please contact Alana Jordison at                Internet access – high
Please contact Alana Jordison at               780.378.5056 for more information.              speed recommended.
780.378.5056 for more information.                                                             Email address required.
                                                                                               LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                               WebCT
                                                                                               aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                               A manual of the online course
                                                                                               material is available, if desired.
                                                                                               Please contact Alana Jordison at
                                                                                               780.378.5056 for more information.




                                                                                 Phone 780.471.6248 Toll Free 1.800.661.4077                    39
Environment + Land Management

                                PetroleuM engineering teChnology Courses
                                CONTACT
                                Bruce Reinders | p 780.471.7776 | e brucer@nait.ca


                                                                         OVERVIEW                                     CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
                                                                         Thinking of working towards certification    Each preparatory course that you
                                                                         as a Petroleum Engineering Technolo-         complete on the way towards your
                                                                         gist? The preparatory courses in this pro-   certification will enhance your career op-
                                                                         gram are recognized by the Association       portunities and build your knowledge of
                                                                         of Science and Engineering Technology        the petroleum industry.
                                                                         Professionals of Alberta (ASET). Suc-        Once you achieve certification as a Pe-
                                                                         cessful completion of each course will       troleum Engineering Technologist, you
                                                                         give you credit towards the academic         will find many exciting careers in the up-
                                                                         requirements for ASET certification as a     stream oil and gas industry. You may find
                                                                         Petroleum Engineering Technologist.          work related to the production of oil and
                                                                         You can also take individual Petroleum       gas from conventional reserves, or in the
                                                                         Engineering Technology courses that are      heavy oil and oil sands industries. Your
                                                                         relevant to your current employment,         knowledge and training will be relevant
                                                                         without necessarily working towards          to employers involved in drilling, produc-
                                                                         your certification.                          tion, operations, completions, workovers
                                                                                                                      and reservoir engineering, as well as ge-
                                 “The Petroleum Engineering              PROGRAM MODEL/                               ology and formation evaluation.
                                  Technology distance learning           COMPLETION REqUIREMENTS
                                  courses were just the right                                                         COURSES
                                                                         It is strongly recommended that students
                                  fit for me. The program and            enrol in only one course per term, due to    Technical Communications II
                                  courses have seamlessly                the heavy assignment load within the         [ASE23]
                                  complimented my job with great         specific time limit.
                                                                                                                      CORRESPONDENCE
                                  relevancy. They have provided          Although course materials are paper-
                                                                         based, we strongly recommend that you        In today’s world, every job and career re-
                                  me and my employer with
                                                                         communicate with your instructor and         quires excellent communications skills.
                                  pertinent and specific learning        submit assignments via email. You will be    Build your writing and communications
                                  objectives. I have been gainfully      given 16 weeks to complete each course,      credentials by mastering the basics in
                                  employed while undertaking the         registering for each course by a pre-de-     technical communications!
                                  courses and highly recommend           termined date. Refer to each course de-      Topics covered include:
                                  this approach, as each course          scription for relevant dates.
                                                                                                                      • writing forms
                                  pack is easy to follow and well        You will be required to submit assign-       • effective meetings
                                  organized. This has been a             ments according to preset due dates,         • formal technical reports
                                                                         however, you may receive an extension          (research, organization, writing,
                                  great tool for my career in the        to the deadline for a fee of $100 for four     formatting and presentation)
                                  oil and gas industry.”                 weeks. You are allowed two extensions        • oral presentations
                                                                         per course.                                  • formatting of documents
                                  Brent Fermaniuk, B.Sc., 2000, and
                                  part-time Petroleum Engineering        Currently, all first year courses and some     such as letters, memoranda,
                                                                         second year courses are available via dis-     and technical reports
                                  Technology student, full-time Sand
                                  Control Specialist & Technical Sales   tance delivery. Check the NAIT website       Prerequisite: Effective Communications
                                  Representative, Regent Energy Group    for course availability.                     ASE239 or equivalent.
                                  Ltd., Nisku, Alberta.                  For more information about obtaining         Fee: $595    Hours: 68
                                                                         your ASET Certification, contact ASET or
                                                                                                                      Dates:
                                                                         visit their website at www.aset.ab.ca.       Jan 26 to May 15, 2009
                                                                                                                      Note: Last day to enrol
                                                                                                                      is Jan 16, 2009.
                                                                                                                      GettinG starteD:
                                                                                                                      Computers will be used throughout
                                                                                                                      the course. Students will need a
                                                                                                                      computer equipped with MS
                                                                                                                      Office and email access.




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Computers [ASM28]                             Dates:                                      The principles of drill stem testing (DST)
                                              Jan 26 to May 15, 2009                      and interpretation are also covered.
CORRESPONDENCE                                Note: Last day to enrol                     Prerequisite: Grade 12 Math/Physics.
Build your computer skills and keep pace      is Jan 16, 2009.                            PNT12 or knowledge of petroleum geol-
with your peers and today’s computers!        GettinG starteD:                            ogy.
Designed for beginners, this course will      Textbook - Basic Petroleum Geology.
give you basic computer knowledge and                                                     Fee: $595     Hours: 85
                                              To order, contact the NAIT Bookstore.
teach you the vital skills you will need to                                               Dates:
be productive with computers.                                                             Jan 26 to May 15, 2009
                                              Fluid Mechanics [PNT15]
Students will get to know the basics                                                      Note: Last day to enrol
about:                                        CORRESPONDENCE + ON CAMPUS                  is Jan 16, 2009.
•   Microsoft Access                          Did you ever wonder about the theory of     GettinG starteD:
•   Microsoft Excel                           fluid flow in pipes? Now, the mysteries     Textbook - Introduction to Wireline
                                              will unfold right before your eyes! Study   Log Analysis. To order, contact
•   Microsoft PowerPoint                                                                  the NAIT Bookstore.
                                              topics include:
•   Microsoft Project
                                              • fluid properties
Fee: $595     Hours: 68                                                                   Drilling & Well Planning [PNT23]
                                              • pressure and pressure calculations
tentative Dates:                              • buoyancy                                  CORRESPONDENCE
Jan 26 to May 15, 2009
                                              • development and application
                                                                                          Learn the basics of drilling and well
Note: Last day to enrol                         of the General Energy Equation
is Jan 16, 2009.                                (Bernoulli’s Equation)                    planning. You will gain essential knowl-
                                                                                          edge about:
GettinG starteD:                              • friction factor evaluations
Computers will be used throughout             • minor loss determination for               •   the Dominion Land Survey System
the course. Students will need a                valves, fittings and piping systems        •   provincial oil and gas tenure
computer equipped with MS                     • fluid flow system design                   •   EUB roles and responsibility
Office (including MS Project)                   (including power, efficiency,              •   well planning and design
and email access.                               sizing and flow rates)                         equipment used in conventional
                                              The lab component is required to obtain          drilling applications
Petroleum Geology [PNT12]                     credit in PNT154. Please contact the pro-   Additional topics of discussion include
CORRESPONDENCE                                gram for details.                           underbalanced drilling, well control, di-
                                              Prerequisite: Grade 12 Math/Physics         rectional drilling, horizontal drilling, and
Learn about sedimentary rocks, reservoirs
                                                                                          coiled-tubing drilling.
and the basics of petroleum geology. You      Fee: $595    Hours: 85
will be introduced to today’s worldwide oil                                               Prerequisite: Grade 12 Math/Physics.
                                              Dates:
industry and develop a basic foundation       Jan 26 to May 15, 2009                      Fee: $595     Hours: 85
of knowledge that will help you on your
                                              Note: Last day to enrol                     Dates:
career path. Provides an excellent back-
                                              is Jan 16, 2009.                            Jan 26 to May 15, 2009
ground for future reservoir courses.
                                              GettinG starteD:                            Note: Last day to enrol
Topics include:                               Textbook - Applied Fluid Mechanics.         is Jan 16, 2009.
•   sedimentary rock formations               To order, contact the NAIT bookstore.       GettinG starteD:
•   world oil locations                                                                   Textbook - Primer of Oilwell
•   geologic periods                          Formation Evaluation [PNT22]                Drilling. To order, contact
•   traps                                                                                 the NAIT Bookstore.
                                              CORRESPONDENCE
•   well correlation
•   porosity                                  There are more than a few “tricks of the
•   permeability                              trade” to understanding and evaluating
                                              formations! You will learn how to analyze
•   reservoir rock properties
                                              data from open and cased hole logs. You
Prerequisite: Physics 30                      will study how to recognize responses of
Fee: $595     Hours: 85                       logging tools to the petrophysical prop-
                                              erties of rocks (electrical, acoustic and
                                              nuclear properties, porosity, water and
                                              hydrocarbon saturation).




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                                Natural Gas Production                       Reservoir Engineering [PNT34]                Safety Studies [PNT37]
                                Operations [PNT31]
                                                                             CORRESPONDENCE                               CORRESPONDENCE
                                CORRESPONDENCE + ON CAMPUS                   Calculations, analysis and all you need to   Workplace health and safety is priority
                                Follow the course of natural gas from        know about reservoir engineering! Learn      number one at any work location! Know-
                                wellhead to pipeline and gain vital knowl-   to use basic calculations to gain an un-     ing workplace safety rules and practices
                                edge along the way! You will learn about:    derstanding of different types of reser-     will earn respect from your peers and
                                •   hydrate suppression                      voirs and their drive mechanisms.            help you in your career. You will gain
                                •   separation                               Study topics include:                        practical and valuable knowledge about:
                                •   dehydration                              • phase behaviour (PVT analysis)             Workplace Hazardous Materials Infor-
                                •   sweetening                               • gas and condensate                         mation System (WHMIS)
                                •   sulphur recovery                         • formation volume factors                   Transportation of Dangerous Goods
                                •   refrigeration                            • volumetric and material                    (TDG)
                                •   LNG production and compression             balance reserves estimations               • identification and evaluation
                                The GPSA Engineering Data Book pro-          • reservoir drives and maximizing              of factors that cause
                                                                               reservoir production                         accidents/incidents
                                vides the reference for the core subject
                                material.                                    Prerequisite: Chemistry 30 or equivalent.    • use of appropriate controls and
                                                                                                                            equipment to mitigate hazards
                                The laboratory component is required to      Fee: $595    Hours: 85                       • application of basic safeguarding
                                obtain credit in PNT310. Please contact      next intaKe:                                   systems in the workplace
                                the program for details.                     Aug 31, 2009
                                                                                                                          Prerequisite: Physics 30 or equivalent.
                                Prerequisite: Chemistry 30 or equivalent,
                                and permission from the instructor.                                                       Fee: $595     Hours: 68
                                                                             Thermodynamics [PNT35]
                                Fee: $595    Hours: 85                                                                    next intaKe:
                                                                             CORRESPONDENCE                               Aug 31, 2009
                                next intaKe:                                 In Alberta’s petroleum industry heat
                                Aug 31, 2009
                                                                             transfer is a very important concept. A      Environmental Management
                                GettinG starteD:                             strong foundation in this area will help     [PNT49]
                                Materials Required -GPSA                     you in your other courses and career
                                Engineering Data Book, Volume                work. You will learn the important basics    CORRESPONDENCE
                                1 & 2. To order, contact Alana
                                                                             of thermodynamics, including:                The oil and gas industry is always under
                                Jordison at 780.378.5056.
                                                                             • thermodynamic properties (heat,            the microscope when it comes to envi-
                                                                               work, internal energy, enthalpy            ronmental management. In this course
                                Completions and Workovers                      of thermodynamic systems)                  you will develop a solid understanding
                                [PNT33]                                      • properties of steam (Steam Tables)         of the basic principles of environmental
                                CORRESPONDENCE                               • shell and tube heat exchangers             management as they pertain to the up-
                                                                             • the Nonflow and Steady                     stream oil and gas industry.
                                Develop specialized knowledge in order
                                                                               Flow Energy equations                      Gain insight into environmental issues
                                to effectively and safely complete wells,
                                abandon wells or do well workovers. You      • heat and energy calculations               impacting the world, and oil and gas op-
                                                                               associated with Steam                      erations in Alberta. Get to know Alberta’s
                                will learn about the equipment, calcula-
                                                                               Assisted Gravity Drainage                  environmental regulations and other leg-
                                tions and procedures required, including:
                                                                             Prerequisite: Physics 30 or equivalent.      islation in Alberta relating to the oil and
                                •   perforating
                                                                             Fee: $525    Hours: 22                       gas industry.
                                •   stimulation
                                •   downhole production equipment            next intaKe:                                 For more information about this course,
                                                                             Aug 31, 2009                                 contact Bruce Reinders at 780.471.7776.
                                •   workover techniques
                                •   horizontal completions                                                                Prerequisite: Grade 12 Physics/Math and
                                •   use of snubbing and coil tubing                                                       knowledge of oil and gas industry.

                                Prerequisite: PNT22 & PNT23                                                               Fee: $595     Hours: 56

                                Fee: $595    Hours: 102                                                                   Dates:
                                                                                                                          Jan 26 to May 15, 2009
                                next intaKe:
                                Aug 31, 2009                                                                              Note: Last day to enrol
                                                                                                                          is Jan 16, 2009.




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PulP & PaPer teChniCian CertifiCate
CONTACT
Alana Jordison | p 780.378.5056 | e alanaj@nait.ca


                                               PROGRAM MODEL/                                    COURSES
                                               COMPLETION REqUIREMENTS
                                                                                                 The Industry [PPT1]
                                               CertiFiCation
                                                                                                 CORRESPONDENCE
                                               A Pulp & Paper Technician Certificate will
                                               be awarded upon successful completion             Start with the basics and build on this
                                               of three of the four courses (PPT1, PPT2,         foundation to launch your career in the
                                               PPT3 or PPT4).                                    pulp and paper industry! If you have a
                                                                                                 mind for science and math, you will dis-
                                               Students must take PPT1 and PPT2, fol-            cover that this industry has no shortage
                                               lowed by either PPT3 or PPT4. Students            of challenges for inquiring minds like
                                               can choose PPT3 or PPT4 to meet certifi-          yours. Pulp & Paper Technicians need to
                                               cation requirements, depending on their           apply many concepts and principles in
                                               current employment and/or their chosen            their day-to-day work.
                                               career direction.
                                                                                                 The course includes five units that will
                                               CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                              introduce you to the basics of the pulp &
OVERVIEW                                                                                         paper industry:
                                               Your certification as a Pulp & Paper Tech-
                                                                                                 • Unit A - Pulp & Paper
Pulp & Paper Technicians are important         nician is a valuable credential that will help      Industry Overview
players in the production of pulp, paper       you advance in the vast world of pulp &
                                                                                                 • Unit B - Science and Math
and related products! Technicians con-         paper and related industries! Many oppor-
                                                                                                 • Unit C - Classification and
tribute to productivity, safety and reliable   tunities exist in the forestry sector, at large
                                                                                                   Harvesting of Wood
operations, generally working within a         and small mill operations, and in other ar-
                                                                                                 • Unit D - Pulping Methods
team environment.                              eas, including laboratory positions.
                                                                                                 • Unit E - Methods of
The Pulp & Paper Technician Certifi-           Many employers suggest that NAIT Pulp               Producing Paper
cate program will give you the technical       & Paper grads are valuable assets who
                                                                                                 Prerequisite: High school diploma or equiv-
knowledge, practical skills and under-         come to work with a sound grasp of in-
                                                                                                 alent. Applicants employed in the industry
standings to advance your career in the        dustry basics. Take your career to the
                                                                                                 may be granted discretionary admission.
industry. This program is for those new to     next level and get certified today.
the industry or for those already working                                                        Fee: $540     Hours: 250
in the industry or a related field.            ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                             Dates:
The program is strategically structured to     High school diploma or equivalent. Ap-            Continuous Intake. You will have
provide you with sound theoretical knowl-      plicants employed in the industry may be          eight months from the time of
                                                                                                 registration to complete the course.
edge of mill processes and related opera-      granted discretionary admission.
tions. The interdependence of each of the                                                        GettinG starteD:
individual mill processes is emphasized.                                                         Textbooks - Handbook for Pulp &
                                                                                                 Paper Technologists, 3rd Edition and
                                                                                                 Pulp and Paper Manufacture - Vol. 5,
                                                                                                 Alkaline Pulping, 3rd Edition. To order,
                                                                                                 please contact the NAIT Bookstore.




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                                Process Management Systems                   The Kraft Process [PPT3]                    Papermaking [PPT4]
                                [PPT2]
                                                                             CORRESPONDENCE                              CORRESPONDENCE
                                CORRESPONDENCE                               Technicians who decide to pursue em-        Technicians who decide to pursue em-
                                Pulp & Paper Technicians need a firm         ployment in a Kraft pulp mill need to       ployment in a paper mill need to know
                                grasp of process management systems          know the basics about Kraft pulping, a      the basics about papermaking.
                                in order to carry out their duties and re-   commonly used process in the worldwide      Learn the important steps in the paper-
                                sponsibilities, and effectively contribute   pulp & paper industry.                      making process:
                                to business decisions and operations.        Gain valuable knowledge of the Kraft pro-   • Unit R: Pulp Refining
                                You will build your knowledge of process     cess by working through these modules:        and Characterization
                                management by studying five practical        • Unit K: Kraft Pulping I - Chips           • Unit S: Stock Preparation and
                                units:                                         Through O2 Delignification                  Additives for Papermaking
                                • Unit F - Properties and                    • Unit L: Kraft Pulping II - Washing,       • Unit T: Paper Machine
                                  Testing of Pulp and Paper                    Screening and Clearing                      Wet End Operations
                                • Unit G - Effluent                          • Unit M: Kraft Pulp                        • Unit U: Quality Control for Paper
                                  Treatment Systems                            Bleaching Sequences                         Manufacture: Online Measuring
                                • Unit H - Sources of Solid Waste            • Unit N: Kraft Chemical                      and Paper Lab Measuring
                                  and Alternatives for Disposal                Recovery System                           • Unit V: Paper Machine Dry
                                • Unit I - Methods Used                      • Unit O: Recausticizing Cycle                End Operations and Post
                                  for Process Control                                                                      Drying Operations
                                                                             • Unit P: Plant Control Systems
                                • Unit J - Cost Control Program                to Reduce Air Emissions                   Prerequisite: PPT1 and PPT2
                                Prerequisite: PPT1                           • Unit Q: The Pulp Machine                  Fee: $540    Hours: 250
                                                                               and Pulp Packaging System
                                Fee: $540     Hours: 250                                                                 Dates:
                                                                             Prerequisite: PPT1 and PPT2                 Continuous Intake. You will have
                                Dates:
                                                                             Fee: $540     Hours: 250                    eight months from the time of
                                Continuous Intake. You will have
                                                                                                                         registration to complete the course.
                                eight months from the time of                Dates:
                                registration to complete the course.         Continuous Intake. You will have            GettinG starteD:
                                                                             eight months from the time of               Textbook - Handbook of Pulping
                                GettinG starteD:
                                                                             registration to complete the course.        and Papermaking, 2nd Edition.
                                Textbooks - Handbook for Pulp &
                                                                                                                         To order, please contact
                                Paper Technologists, 3rd Edition and         GettinG starteD:                            the NAIT Bookstore.
                                Pulp and Paper Manufacture - Vol. 5,         Textbooks - Handbook for Pulp &
                                Alkaline Pulping, 3rd Edition. To order,     Paper Technologists, 3rd Edition and
                                please contact the NAIT Bookstore.           Pulp and Paper Manufacture - Vol. 5,
                                                                             Alkaline Pulping, 3rd Edition. To order,
                                                                             please contact the NAIT Bookstore.




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                                                                                                                                                  Environment + Land Management
Water & WasteWater teChniCian CertifiCate
CONTACT
Kurt Stogrin | p 780.471.7698 | e kurts@nait.ca


                                               PROGRAM MODEL/                                    CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
                                               COMPLETION REqUIREMENTS                           Water & Wastewater Technicians are
                                               A Water & Wastewater Technician Cer-              valuable employees in a wide range of
                                               tificate will be issued upon successful           organizations. Some examples of typical
                                               completion of all 17 courses. With your           employers include:
                                               NAIT Certificate in hand – and a sufficient        • public works departments in cities,
                                               amount of relevant work experience – you             towns and villages (working in the
                                               will be able to challenge the provincial             areas of water treatment, water
                                               exam for certification as a Level I, II, III or      distribution, wastewater collection
                                               IV operator, in accordance with Alberta              and wastewater treatment)
                                               Environment’s Water and Wastewater                 • contractors involved in the
                                               Operators’ Certification Guidelines.                 installation and operation of
                                                                                                    water and wastewater systems
                                               To challenge the provincial exam, you              • companies supplying and/or
                                               will need the following amount of work               servicing water and wastewater
                                               experience:                                          materials and equipment
                                                •   Level I – one year                            • municipal engineering firms
  “The Water and Wastewater                     •   Level II – two years
                                                •   Level III – four years                       ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS
   Technician Program taught me
                                                •   Level IV – six years                         Note that the minimum education re-
   the skills and understanding
                                               Our program is flexible and designed to           quirement for certification by Alberta En-
   that you need in the water and                                                                vironment as a Level I, II, III or IV operator
                                               meet the needs of those unable to at-
   wastewater industry. I feel the                                                               is successful completion of grade 12 or
                                               tend classes full-time, those already in
   program offers opportunity                  the workforce in need of upgrading, and           Alberta GED.
   to enter an interesting and                 those working in other related fields.            For those who have completed their
   challenging career.”                        You will learn by correspondence, tele-           education outside of Canada, you must
                                               phone tutorials and some on-campus                have your education evaluated for pos-
   Karen Pelletier, Water Treatment            laboratory work.                                  sible equivalencies and relevance to the
   Plant Operator                                                                                program.
                                               You may select some or all of the courses
                                               to meet your individual needs. It is your
                                               responsibility to notify NAIT when you            REGISTRATION
                                               have completed all the requirements and           Register online, by telephone or in per-
OVERVIEW                                       request your certificate.                         son. Please register 30 days prior to
Water & Wastewater Technicians are             Individuals without prior water and               each course, to allow for the mailing of
leaders in all aspects of water and waste-     wastewater training are required to take          your course materials. Textbook costs
water systems! Be a leader, enhance your       the following courses as prerequisites to         are additional.
knowledge and get your credential as a         other courses in the program:                     You can register in the program between
Water & Wastewater Technician.                  • Science & Electricity WWW110                   specific time frames. If you would like to
This program is the only one of its kind        • Hydraulics & Blueprint                         register for more than one course, we
in Alberta and Western Canada! The pro-           Reading WWW112                                 recommend that you register for one
gram will help you land a job in this field                                                      course, complete the course, and then
                                               Credit may be given for lab work that re-
or enhance your career advancement if                                                            register for a second. All course material
                                               lates to experience on the job. If you are
you already work in a related position.                                                          and exams must be completed by a pre-
                                               requesting credit for lab work please ap-
                                                                                                 determined date. On-campus sessions
The program is well recognized by employ-      ply to the Water & Wastewater Techni-
                                                                                                 (labs) will be scheduled as required.
ers and provides a high level of training to   cian Program Head. Your application must
individuals looking towards employment         include a job resume and documentation
or upgrading in the fields of water treat-     from your employer stating that you can
ment, water distribution, wastewater col-      perform the required lab activity.
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                                COURSES                                         Fee: $365     Hours: 90                       Wastewater Treatment I
                                                                                Dates:                                        [WWW104]
                                Water Distribution I [WWW101]                   Continuous Intake. You will have
                                                                                                                              CORRESPONDENCE
                                                                                nine months from the time of
                                CORRESPONDENCE + ON CAMPUS                      registration to complete the course.          Wastewater treatment methods are
                                All Water & Wastewater Technicians              GettinG starteD:                              complex and important! Technicians
                                need to know the fundamentals of water          Textbooks - Water Treatment                   need to have a firm grasp of wastewater
                                distribution systems! You will learn about      Plant Operation, Vol. I, 5th Edition.         treatment fundamentals and a willing-
                                sources of water, water distribution pipe       Optional: Guidelines for Canadian             ness to keep learning as methods change
                                installations, storage facilities, water dis-   Drinking Water Quality, 6th Edition.          over time. Emphasis is on operator re-
                                tribution systems, water mains, valves          To order, please contact the                  sponsibilities and operational procedures
                                and hydrants, as well as other related          NAIT Bookstore.                               in wastewater treatment plants.
                                topics and terminology. This course in-         LearninG tooLs:                               You will study wastewater sources, treat-
                                cludes a required 10-hour lab at NAIT.          Correspondence                                ment facilities, and the components and
                                Fee: $390     Hours: 70                         aDDitionaL inFo:                              processes surrounding racks, screens,
                                                                                Credit: 9.0 CEUs                              comminutors, grit removal, sedimenta-
                                Dates:
                                                                                                                              tion, flotation, trickling filters, rotating
                                Registrations are accepted from
                                Sept 1, 2008 to Feb 1, 2009.                    Wastewater Collection Systems                 biological contractors, activated sludge,
                                                                                [WWW103]                                      waste stabilization ponds, disinfection
                                GettinG starteD:                                                                              and chlorination.
                                Textbooks - Water Distribution                  CORRESPONDENCE
                                System Operation & Maintenance,                                                               Fee: $365     Hours: 90
                                5th Edition. Optional: Guidelines for           Learn the basics of wastewater collection
                                                                                                                              Dates:
                                Canadian Drinking Water Quality,                systems! Every Water & Wastewater
                                                                                                                              Continuous Intake. You will have
                                6th Edition. To order, please contact           Technician needs to know the many pur-        nine months from the time of
                                the NAIT Bookstore.                             poses and types of wastewater collec-         registration to complete the course.
                                LearninG tooLs:                                 tion systems. You will study the various
                                                                                sources of wastewater and learn how to        GettinG starteD:
                                Correspondence and lab.                                                                       Textbooks - Operation of
                                                                                calculate wastewater flows. In addition,
                                aDDitionaL inFo:                                                                              Wastewater Treatment Plants,
                                                                                you learn about safety procedures, in-        Vol. I, 6th Edition. Optional:
                                All course material and exams MUST
                                be completed by May 31, 2009.                   spection testing, cleaning and installation   Guidelines for Canadian Drinking
                                                                                of sewer mains and manholes, as well as       Water Quality, 6th Edition. To order,
                                Your instructor will contact you
                                                                                inspection of collection systems.             please contact the NAIT Bookstore.
                                regarding labs to be scheduled in May.
                                Credit: 7.0 CEUs                                Prerequisite: WWW110 and WWW112,              LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                or Program Head approval.                     Correspondence
                                                                                Fee: $390     Hours: 68                       aDDitionaL inFo:
                                Water Treatment I [WWW102]                                                                    Credit: 9.0 CEUs
                                                                                Dates:
                                CORRESPONDENCE                                  Registrations are accepted from
                                Drinking water treatment methods are            Sept 1, 2008 to Feb 1, 2009.                  Science and Electricity
                                evolving constantly. Water & Wastewa-           GettinG starteD:                              [WWW110]
                                ter Technicians need to know the funda-         Textbook - Operation and                      CORRESPONDENCE
                                mentals of water treatment, and be ready        Maintenance of Wastewater
                                to learn new methods over time.                 Collection Systems, Vol. I, 6th               Water & Wastewater Technicians need
                                                                                Edition. To order, please contact             to know more than the facts about
                                Emphasis is placed on the wide range of         the NAIT Bookstore.                           H20! You will study mathematics, water
                                operator responsibilities and water treat-
                                                                                LearninG tooLs:                               chemistry and basic electricity, as related
                                ment plant operational procedures. Other
                                                                                Correspondence                                to water and wastewater facilities. By
                                key topics include raw water sources,
                                                                                                                              studying relevant theories and principles,
                                reservoir management, coagulation and           aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                                                              you will build a strong foundation for fu-
                                flocculation processes, sedimentation,          All course material and exams MUST
                                                                                be completed by May 31, 2009.                 ture courses.
                                filtration, disinfection, taste and odour
                                problems, and corrosion control.                Credit: 6.8 CEUs




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                                                                                                                                          Environment + Land Management
Fee: $390    Hours: 50                       Introduction to Work Experience               Program staff will conduct an on-site visit
Dates:                                       [WWW207A]                                     to review your progress. A variety of work
Continuous Intake. You will have                                                           experience placements have been done in
nine months from the time of
                                             ON-SITE                                       the past, with employers such as munici-
registration to complete the course.         An introduction to the Co-op Work Expe-       pal water and wastewater treatment facili-
                                             rience portion of the program. You will be    ties, as well as privately owned facilities.
GettinG starteD:
Textbooks - Basic Science Concepts           provided with valuable knowledge about:       Hours: 500
& Applications, Vol. I and Basic Science     • the water and wastewater industry
                                                                                           aDDitionaL inFo:
Concepts & Applications, Student             • types of jobs and work                      Contact Kurt Stogrin for more
Workbook. To order, please contact             experience positions available              information: 780.471.7698
the NAIT Bookstore.
                                             • preparation of application                  or kurts@nait.ca
LearninG tooLs:                                letters and resumes
Correspondence                               • interview strategies                        Water Distribution II [WWW201]
aDDitionaL inFo:                             • work experience
Credit: 5.0 CEUs                               reporting requirements                      CORRESPONDENCE + ON CAMPUS
                                             Work experience programs are a proven         There is always something more to learn
Hydraulics and Blueprint Reading             way to develop work contacts, and offer       about water distribution! Explore the
[WWW112]                                     you a good opportunity to ask questions       sources of ground water, operation and
                                             in the workplace and get some hands-on        maintenance of wells, setting of water
CORRESPONDENCE                               experience.                                   rates, selection, installation, testing and
There is more to running a water or                                                        calibration of water meters, and the cor-
                                             Hours: 15
wastewater treatment plant than just op-                                                   rect procedures to install service connec-
erating or maintaining the system! Learn     aDDitionaL inFo:                              tions. Laboratory activities are included
about hydraulics and how water behaves.      Contact Kurt Stogrin for more                 in this course.
Understand more about the water flows        information: 780.471.7698
                                             or kurts@nait.ca.                             Prerequisite: WWW110 and WWW112,
and pressures that happen throughout a                                                     or Program Head approval.
plant. You will also study blueprint read-
ing, including the technical terms used by   Work Experience On Site                       Fee: $390     Hours: 70
engineers and draftspersons.                 [WWW207B]                                     Dates:
                                                                                           Registrations are accepted
Fee: $390    Hours: 70                       ON-SITE                                       from Sept 1, 2008 to Feb 1, 2009.
Dates:                                       Practical work experience gives students
                                                                                           GettinG starteD:
Continuous Intake. You will have             a good head start in their careers! This is   Textbooks - M-6 Water Meters
nine months from the time of                 your chance to test your knowledge and        Selection, Installation, Testing &
registration to complete the course.         aptitudes in the real working world. To       Maintenance and Small Water
GettinG starteD:                             qualify for a Water and Wastewater Tech-      System Operation & Maintenance.
Textbooks - Basic Science Concepts           nician Certificate, you are required to:      To order, please contact the
& Applications, Vol. I and Basic Science                                                   NAIT Bookstore.
                                             • obtain a minimum of 500 hours of
Concepts & Applications, Student
                                               approved work experience, and               LearninG tooLs:
Workbook. To order, please contact
                                             • receive a favorable on-site                 Correspondence and lab.
the NAIT Bookstore.
                                               evaluation from your work                   aDDitionaL inFo:
LearninG tooLs:                                experience employer or                      All course material and exams MUST
Correspondence                                 practicum sponsor.                          be completed by May 31, 2009.
aDDitionaL inFo:                                                                           Your instructor will contact you
Credit: 7.0 CEUs                                                                           regarding labs to be scheduled in May.
                                                                                           Credit: 7.0 CEUs




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                                Water Treatment II [WWW202]                 Every technician or operator needs to          • plant operation and maintenance
                                                                            know the basics about support systems          • flow measuring devices
                                CORRESPONDENCE                              and equipment, because they are critical       • preparation and analysis
                                Water treatment plant operations, prac-     to the plant’s safe and reliable operations.     of plant data
                                tices and processes are always changing!    You will study chlorination equipment,
                                                                                                                           Prerequisite: WWW110 and WWW112,
                                Technicians or operator’s need to have      the types of pumps used in water and
                                                                                                                           or Program Head approval.
                                a good grip on current practices and a      wastewater facilities, pump piping sys-
                                solid understanding of the relationships    tems, pump hydraulics, pump theory             Fee: $365    Hours: 87
                                between different operating functions or    and pump operation. In addition, you will      Dates:
                                processes. You will gain a thorough un-     learn about general maintenance of all         Continuous Intake. You will have
                                derstanding of the following topics:        support systems, such as the operation         nine months from the time of
                                                                            and maintenance of air compressors and         registration to complete the course.
                                •   iron and manganese control
                                                                            standby power units. Laboratory activi-        GettinG starteD:
                                •   fluoridation
                                                                            ties are included in this course.              Textbook - Operation of Wastewater
                                •   water softening
                                                                            Prerequisite: WWW110 and WWW112,               Treatment Plants, Vol. II. To order,
                                •   trihalomethanes                                                                        please contact the NAIT Bookstore.
                                •   demineralizing processes                or Program Head approval.
                                                                                                                           LearninG tooLs:
                                •   handling of treatment plant wastes      Fee: $310     Hours: 87
                                                                                                                           Correspondence
                                •   treatment plant maintenance             Dates:
                                                                                                                           aDDitionaL inFo:
                                You will also learn about plant instru-     Registrations are accepted
                                                                                                                           Credit: 8.7 CEUs
                                ments, safety skills and issues, drinking   from Sept 1, 2008 to Feb 1, 2009.
                                water regulations and administrative        GettinG starteD:
                                duties.                                     Textbook - Pumps & Pumping.                    Introduction to Process Control
                                                                            To order, please contact                       [WWW210]
                                Prerequisite: WWW110 and WWW112,            the NAIT Bookstore.
                                or Program Head approval.                                                                  CORRESPONDENCE + ON CAMPUS
                                                                            LearninG tooLs:                                Controlling water and wastewater treat-
                                Fee: $310    Hours: 87                      Correspondence and lab.
                                                                                                                           ment plants is complicated! Learn about
                                Dates:                                      aDDitionaL inFo:                               important control concepts and practices,
                                Continuous Intake. You will have            All course material and exams MUST             as well as basic control equipment. Some
                                nine months from the time of                be completed by May 31, 2009.
                                registration to complete the course.                                                       hands-on orientation to instrumentation
                                                                            Your instructor will contact you               is included in this course.
                                GettinG starteD:                            regarding labs to be scheduled in May.
                                Textbooks - Water Treatment Plant                                                          Fee: $390    Hours: 40
                                                                            Credit: 8.7 CEUs
                                Operation, Vol. II. Optional: Guidelines                                                   Dates:
                                for Canadian Drinking Water Quality,                                                       Continuous Intake. You will have
                                6th Edition. To order, please contact       Wastewater Treatment II                        nine months from the time of
                                the NAIT Bookstore.                         [WWW204]                                       registration to complete the course.
                                LearninG tooLs:                                                                            GettinG starteD:
                                                                            CORRESPONDENCE
                                Correspondence                                                                             Textbook - Instrumentation &
                                                                            Continued emphasis on important opera-         Controls for Water Facility
                                aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                            tor responsibilities and operational pro-      Operators. To order, please
                                Credit: 8.7 CEUs
                                                                            cedures in wastewater treatment plants.        contact the NAIT Bookstore.
                                                                            You will study:
                                Support Systems [WWW203]                                                                   LearninG tooLs:
                                                                             •   activated sludge plants                   Correspondence and
                                CORRESPONDENCE + ON CAMPUS                   •   sludge digestion                          hands-on orientation.
                                Every water or wastewater treatment          •   handling solids                           aDDitionaL inFo:
                                plant has numerous support systems,          •   effluent disposal                         Hands-on orientation to
                                such as pumps, air compressors and           •   plant safety                              instrumentation is offered at
                                chlorination equipment. Get to know                                                        NAIT in the first week of May.
                                                                             •   equipment maintenance
                                these and other vital support systems!           procedures                                Credit: 4.0 CEUs




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                                                                                                                                           Environment + Land Management
Wastewater Collection Systems             Water Treatment Lab Analysis I                  Water Treatment Lab Analysis II
[WWW213]                                  [WWW115]                                        [WWW215]
CORRESPONDENCE + ON CAMPUS                ON CAMPUS                                       ON CAMPUS
Expand your knowledge of wastewater       Get set to learn in the lab and develop a       Continue to learn in the lab and broaden
collection systems! Important main-       good understanding of lab fundamentals!         your understanding of lab fundamentals!
tenance and administration topics are     Lab work is a critical part of a technician’s   Master the skills of testing water samples
covered. You will study organization      training and will contribute to the ad-         and calibration of lab equipment follow-
systems for effective administration,     vancement of your career. You will be in-       ing QA/QC procedures.
record keeping and maintenance. Ad-       troduced to basic laboratory equipment          You will learn to analyze water for a variety
ditional topics include:                  and laboratory water testing procedures         of parameters, such as chlorine (ampero-
• operation and maintenance               using QA/QC methods.                            metric), conductivity, fluoride (specific
  of lift stations                        You will learn a range of testing tech-         ion), salinity, total dissolved solids, total
• sewer rehabilitation programs           niques, including how to test for alkalinity,   organic carbon, and the Langlier Index.
• the use of a level and keeping          chlorine, color, fluoride (SPADNS), hard-       Prerequisite: WWW115 Water Treatment
  proper level notes                      ness, iron, manganese, pH, and turbidity.       Lab Analysis I.
This course includes a required 10-hour   Jar testing techniques are also addressed.
                                                                                          Fee: $365      Hours: 12
lab at NAIT.                              Fee: $485     Hours: 20
                                                                                          Dates:
Prerequisite: WWW103 or Program           Dates:                                          May 4 to 5, 2009
Head approval.                            Apr 27 to 29, 2009
                                                                                          aDDitionaL inFo:
Fee: $365    Hours: 52                    aDDitionaL inFo:                                This lab takes place at NAIT.
                                          This lab takes place at NAIT.
Dates:                                                                                    Credit: 1.2 CEUs
Registrations are accepted                Credit: 2.0 CEUs
from Sept 1, 2008 to Feb 1, 2009.
                                                                                          Wastewater Treatment Lab
GettinG starteD:                          Wastewater Treatment Lab                        Analysis II [WWW220]
Textbook - Operation & Maintenance        Analysis I [WWW120]
of Wastewater Collection Systems,                                                         ON CAMPUS
Vol. II. To order, please contact         ON CAMPUS
the NAIT Bookstore.                                                                       Continue to hone your lab skills and tackle
                                          Get down to work in the lab environment!        new analysis topics! Using QA/QC prac-
LearninG tooLs:                           Develop important lab skills related to         tices, you will sample and analyze for
Correspondence and lab.                   wastewater testing! You will be intro-          chemical oxygen demand, coliforms, E
aDDitionaL inFo:                          duced to glassware, lab equipment and           coli, nitrate, phosphate, sulfate, sludge vol-
All course material and exams MUST        wastewater testing procedures using             ume index, and volatile suspended solids.
be completed by May 31, 2009.             QA/QC practices.
                                                                                          Prerequisite: WWW120 Wastewater
Your instructor will contact you          You will also learn to conduct tests and        Treatment Lab Analysis I.
regarding labs to be scheduled in May.    analysis for biochemical oxygen demand,
                                          dissolved oxygen, dissolved solids, settle-     Fee: $410      Hours: 12
Credit: 5.2 CEUs
                                          able solids, suspended solids, total solids,    Dates:
                                          and temperature.                                May 6 to 7, 2009
                                          Fee: $410     Hours: 16                         aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                          This lab takes place at NAIT.
                                          Dates:
                                          Apr 30 to May 1, 2009                           Credit: 1.2 CEUs
                                          aDDitionaL inFo:
                                          This lab takes place at NAIT.
                                          Credit: 1.6 CEUs




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BREAST SONOGRAPHy
CONTINUING COMPETENCy & ADVANCED CREDIT
DENTAL ASSISTING INDEPENDENT STUDy PROGRAM - LEVEL I
DENTAL ASSISTING INDEPENDENT STUDy PROGRAM - LEVEL II
DENTAL PROFESSIONAL GENERAL COURSES
DENTAL TECHNOLOGy COURSES
DENTURIST COURSES
EMERGENCy MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA
EMERGENCy MEDICAL RESPONDER
FOOD SAFETy
MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING (MRI) 2ND DISCIPLINE
MEDICAL LABORATORy ASSISTANT
MEDICAL LABORATORy TECHNOLOGy
OPTICAL SCIENCES - ADVANCED PRACTICE CONTACT LENSES CERTIFICATE
OPTICAL SCIENCES - ADVANCED PRACTICE SIGHT TESTING
OPTICAL SCIENCES - EyEGLASSES DIPLOMA
OPTICAL SCIENCES - OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT
PERSONAL FITNESS TRAINER DIPLOMA
PRECEPTOR TRAINING
RESPIRATORy THERAPy
SAFETy TRAINING
VASCULAR SONOGRAPHy
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                  Breast sonograPhy
                  CONTACT
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                                                               ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                      Fee: $635    Hours: 45
                                                                                                          Dates:
                                                               Student must be a sonographer, mam-
                                                                                                          Continuous Intake – You will have
                                                               mographer or radiologist/physician and     6 months from the registration
                                                               have a basic understanding of ultra-       date to complete the course.
                                                               sound physics.
                                                                                                          LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                                          WebCT, with reading
                                                               COURSE                                     materials provided.
                                                               Breast Sonography [DMS10]                  aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                                          Learning Format – Each individual
                                                               ONLINE                                     module includes online quizzes.
                                                               Keep your skills current with the latest   Exams – You complete an
                                                               information and prepare to take the AR-    online, supervised final exam.
                                                               DMS registry exam. You’ll learn online     Credit - You will receive 35 CME
                                                               at your own pace while also having the     (Continuing Medical Education)
                                                               opportunity to interact with other pro-    credits for successful completion
                  OVERVIEW                                     fessionals in a web-based environment      of this course.
                                                               facilitated by an ARDMS certified breast
                  In a career that tests your expertise on a   sonographer. Topics covered throughout
                  daily basis, it’s of extreme importance to   the course will include:
                  keep your skills current and fresh. Breast
                                                               • role and indications
                  sonography is a challenging and evolving       for breast ultrasound
                  field, demanding you stay on top of new
                                                               • anatomy and physiology
                  and advancing technology to best serve         of the breast
                  your patients. Continue your education
                                                               • sonographic anatomy
                  in this area and ensure you are growing        and technique
                  along with the field and performing to the
                                                               • mammography basics
                  best of your abilities.                        for the non-mammographer
                                                               • breast pathology
                  CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
                                                               • augmentation and reconstruction
                  As a medical professional, expanding         • interventional procedures
                  and continuing your education in breast
                  sonography ensures you are able to best
                  serve patients and properly use the tech-
                  nology you are equipped with.




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Continuing CoMPetenCy & advanCed Credit
CONTACT
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                                                CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                         Medical Terminology [HSC104]
                                                Deepen your knowledge of the health          ONLINE
                                                care area you are currently employed in,     Knowing and using correct terminology
                                                or use these courses to assist you in wid-   is part of effective communication. In
                                                ening your practice or gaining a competi-    health care, the terminology is especially
                                                tive advantage in the job market.            important and needs to be understood by
                                                                                             all members of the team. Take your first
                                                ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                        steps in learning the proper terminology
                                                Prerequisite are course specific.            used in health and medical sciences.
                                                                                             Prerequisite: Biology 30 is recommended.
                                                COURSES                                      Fee: $545    Hours: 17
                                                Anatomy & Physiology [HSC103]                Dates:
                                                                                             Continuous Intake – You have
                                                ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE                     4 months from registration
                                                At the base of all health care professions   to complete the course.
OVERVIEW                                        is a solid understanding of the structure    GettinG starteD:
Family responsibilities, time constraints,      and function of human anatomy and            Textbook - Essentials of Medical
                                                physiology. You’ll study the basic chemi-    Terminology by Davies. To order,
a current health care career – whatever
                                                cal principles of homeostasis and review     please contact the NAIT Bookstore.
your reason for wanting to lighten the
course load of your full-time program,          body organs and systems. Knowledge of        LearninG tooLs:
Continuing Competency and Advanced              medical terminology will be expanded         The Learning Manager (TLM)
Credit is designed with your life in mind.      and concepts of pathology introduced.
                                                                                             aDDitionaL inFo:
You’ll appreciate the course format and         Prerequisite: Biology 30 recommended.        Exams - The four required exams
the variety offered no matter what your                                                      are to be set up with your instructor
                                                Fee: $565    Hours: 85
goal is. The courses are intended for in-                                                    and completed online during
dividual registration and can, should you       Dates:                                       evening hours.
be planning full-time study, be taken in        Continuous Intake – You have                 Credit - Course is available for credit
                                                6 months from registration                   in each of the following programs:
advance of your program start date.
                                                to complete the course.                      Paramedic (EMT-P), Denturist,
Please note that completion of any of                                                        Medical Laboratory Technology,
                                                GettinG starteD:
these courses in advance of your full-          Textbook - Principles of Anatomy             Cytotechnology, Medical Laboratory
time NAIT program will not reduce the           & Physiology. To order, please               Assisting, Combined Lab and X-Ray
tuition of the program and does not pre-        contact the NAIT Bookstore.                  Technology, Medical Radiologic
clude the required prerequisite for entry                                                    Technology, Diagnostic Medical
                                                LearninG tooLs:                              Sonography, Magnetic Resonance
into the full-time program.                     WebCT or correspondence.                     and the Respiratory Therapy full-time
Contact the program coordinator for             aDDitionaL inFo:                             programs at NAIT.
more information.                               Exams- You’ll be required to complete
                                                four exams via correspondence,
ExAMS                                           worth 25% each. Refer to the exam
                                                information in the program overview
Inside each course manual there is a Su-
                                                for specific details.
pervisor Consent form for the exam. You
must find a supervisor (invigilator) in         Credit- Course is available for credit
your area to arrange a suitable location        in each of the following programs:
                                                Paramedic (EMT-P), Denturist,
to write examination.
                                                Medical Laboratory Technology,
Invigilator may be a supervisor, clinical in-   Cytotechnology, Medical Laboratory
structor, or a professional educator such       Assisting, Combined Lab and X-Ray
as a teacher, lecturer, instructor, profes-     Technology, Diagnostic Medical
sor, librarian or administrative personnel      Sonography, Magnetic Resonance,
                                                and the Respiratory Therapy
of an educational institution.
                                                full-time programs at NAIT.
Exam must be written in a health care
facility or an educational centre – school,
college, technical institute or university.




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                  Infection Control & Safety                    Medical Terminology Basic                    Medical Terminology Body
                  [HSC105]                                      [ML612]                                      Systems I [ML613]
                  ONLINE                                        CORRESPONDENCE                               CORRESPONDENCE
                  Infection control – it’s a hot topic across   Decode medical terminology by under-         Continue to expand on your under-
                  the world and demands attention in any        standing the architecture of the language.   standing and use of specific medical
                  health care profession. Learn about the       You’ll find medical terminology easier to    terminology by narrowing your focus
                  basics, including transmission of micro-      use by studying the component parts and      on a particular part of the body. After
                  organisms, immunization practices for         the meanings of the prefixes, roots and      completion of ML612, Medical Terminol-
                  healthcare workers, blood-borne patho-        suffixes. Using The Language of Medi-        ogy Basic, progress further by specifically
                  gens (Hepatitis and HIV), SARS, stan-         cine by D.E. Chabner, you’ll dissect the     studying digestive, urinary, reproductive
                  dard precautions, isolation procedures,       language and learn how to relate medical     and nervous systems. Both courses use
                  sterilization and disinfection, safety and    terms to the structure and function of the   the same textbook.
                  WHMIS.                                        human body.                                  Prerequisite: Completion of ML612.
                  Prerequisite: Biology 30 recommended.         Fee: $235    Hours: 20                       Fee: $235     Hours: 25
                  Fee: $440     Hours: 22                       Dates:                                       Dates:
                                                                Continuous Intake – You have                 Continuous Intake – You have
                  Dates:
                                                                6 months to complete the course.             6 months from registration to
                  Continuous Intake – You have
                  4 months to complete the course.              GettinG starteD:                             complete the course.
                                                                Textbook - The Language of Medicine,         GettinG starteD:
                  LearninG tooLs:
                                                                by D.E. Chabner. To order, please            Textbook - The Language of Medicine,
                  WebCT
                                                                contact the NAIT Bookstore.                  by D.E. Chabner. To order, please
                  aDDitionaL inFo:                                                                           contact the NAIT Bookstore.
                                                                LearninG tooLs:
                  Exams - There are two online
                                                                Correspondence                               LearninG tooLs:
                  exams to complete.
                                                                aDDitionaL inFo:                             Correspondence
                  Credit - This core course is available
                  for credit in each of the following           Exams - There will be one final              aDDitionaL inFo:
                  programs: Paramedic (EMT-P),                  examination worth 100% of your               Exams - There will be one final
                  Denturist, Medical Laboratory                 final mark. Refer to the exam                examination worth 100% of your
                  Technology, Cytotechnology,                   information in the program                   final mark. Refer to the exam
                  Medical Laboratory Assisting,                 overview for specific details.               information in the program
                  Combined Lab and X-Ray Technology,            Credit - Combining course                    overview for specific details.
                  Diagnostic Medical Sonography,                with ML613 and ML614 is                      Credit - This course combined
                  Magnetic Resonance and the                    equivalent to HSC104.                        with ML612 and ML614 is
                  Respiratory Therapy full-time                                                              equivalent to HSC104.
                  programs at NAIT.




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                                                                                                                                    Health + Safety
Medical Terminology Body                   quality Management [ML838]                   Immunology [MLT104]
Systems II [ML614]
                                           CORRESPONDENCE                               CORRESPONDENCE
CORRESPONDENCE                             As a medical laboratory or x-ray tech-       Discover how the human body defends
Asthenia, esis, pulmo – Every body sys-    nologist, every step of the process is       itself, how it responds and what can go
tem is described by using a unique set     important. Thorough understanding of         wrong in relation to immunology. You’ll
of terminology. Continue to build your     quality assurance and quality control        move through 10 basic units of study to
understanding and use of medical lan-      processes, as they relate to patient care,   complete the course, including innate im-
guage by further study specifically into   will increase your efficiency and success    munity, the immune response, antibody
the cardiovascular, respiratory, blood,    on the job.                                  structure and function, antibody produc-
immune, musculoskeletal, skin, sensory     Prerequisite: Current employment as          tion, antigens, reactions, cell mediated
and endocrine systems. You will continue   an MLT.                                      immunity, hypersensitivity and other im-
to use The Language of Medicine by D.E.                                                 munity disorders.
Chabner as the basis of your study.        Fee: $235    Hours: 20
                                                                                        Prerequisite: Current employment as
Prerequisite: Completion of ML612 and      Dates:                                       an MLT.
ML613.                                     Continuous Intake – You have
                                           6 months from registration                   Fee: $220    Hours: 24
Fee: $235    Hours: 25                     to complete the course.                      Dates:
Dates:                                     GettinG starteD:                             Continuous Intake – You have
Continuous Intake – You have               Textbook - Any current textbook on           6 months from registration
4 months to complete the course.           quality assurance may be used as an          to complete the course.
                                           additional reference for this                GettinG starteD:
GettinG starteD:
                                           course, but is not required.                 Textbook- Any recent immunology
Textbook - The Language of Medicine,
by D.E. Chabner. To order, please          LearninG tooLs:                              textbook may be used as an
contact the NAIT Bookstore.                Correspondence                               additional reference for this
                                                                                        course, but is not required.
LearninG tooLs:                            aDDitionaL inFo:
Correspondence                             Exams - There will be one final              LearninG tooLs:
                                           examination worth 100% of                    Correspondence
aDDitionaL inFo:
                                           your final mark. Refer to the                aDDitionaL inFo:
Exams - There will be one final
                                           exam information in the program              Exams - There will be one final
examination worth 100% of your
                                           overview for specific details.               examination worth 100% of your
final mark. Refer to the exam
information in the program                 Credit - CSMLS PEP hours:                    final mark. Refer to the exam
overview for specific details.             20 or 1.3 credits.                           information in the program
                                                                                        overview for specific details.
Credit - This course combined
with ML612 and ML613 is                                                                 Credit - Equivalent to, and credit
equivalent to HSC104.                                                                   towards, MLT104 Immunology,
                                                                                        a required course for the Medical
                                                                                        Lab Technology & Cytotechnology
                                                                                        Programs. CSMLS PEP hours:
                                                                                        52 or 3.5 credits.




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                  dental assisting indePendent study PrograM - level i
                  CONTACT
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                                                                   PROGRAM MODEL/                                 ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS
                                                                   COMPLETION REqUIREMENTS                        English 30-1 or 30-2 and Biology 30 are
                                                                   This first portion is presented in two         recommended. As well, fluency in writ-
                                                                   terms, composed of seven theory courses        ten and spoken English is essential for
                                                                   per term, assignments and exams, as well       student success.
                                                                   as mandatory work experience in a dental       A minimum of twelve hours of employ-
                                                                   office. A practical evaluation will follow     ment per week in a dental office is man-
                                                                   the two terms. In these first two terms        datory. Students employed in specialty
                                                                   you’ll acquire the skills, such as chairside   practices, or as receptionists and busi-
                                                                   assisting, office management, patient          ness assistants, must spend time chair-
                                                                   communication, dental nutrition, com-          side in a general practice to complete
                                                                   munity health awareness and education,         this requirement.
                                                                   to provide comprehensive patient care.
                                                                   For the most part, your Distance Learn-        REGISTRATION
                                                                   ing experience will allow you to study at      Registration for all dental assisting
                                                                   a pace that works with your schedule, as       courses is managed directly through
                                                                   long as you complete each term within          the Dental Assisting Independent Study
                    “I would like to express my                    one year of registration. A study guide is     Program office. Please call or email the
                     deep gratitude towards my                     provided to help you stay on track, how-       office directly.
                     instructors and the entire                    ever if you are unable to complete the
                     staff of the Dental Assisting                 program in this time frame, a six-month        COURSES
                                                                   extension is available. We do what it
                     Independent Study program. I
                                                                   takes to help you succeed.                     Dental Assisting Term I, Level I
                     feel that these people really
                                                                   CertiFiCation
                                                                                                                  [IDA10]
                     care about the students’
                     success. They create a friendly               You will receive a certificate in Dental       CORRESPONDENCE
                                                                   Assisting Independent Study Program -          Start the path to your dental assistant
                     atmosphere which helps in
                                                                   Level I after successful completion of all     career by studying the theory courses
                     working and studying.”                        courses. You may then choose to enrol in       important in the profession. In your first
                     Elena Avkhimenia, Dental Assisting            Level II courses at NAIT to obtain a Level     term of Level I you’ll complete the follow-
                     Graduate, 2008                                II certificate.                                ing courses:
                                                                   aCCreDitation                                  • Dental Science IDA101
                                                                   The certificate is accredited by the           • Oral Health Education IDA105
                  OVERVIEW                                         Commission on Dental Accreditation of          • Emergencies and Pharmacology
                                                                   Canada.                                          in Dentistry IDA104
                  You’ve always had a keen interest in den-                                                       • Dental Records IDA124
                  tal health, oral care and bright smiles.         exaMs                                          • Clinical Chairside
                  Combine that with your aptitude for sci-         Exams may be written at NAIT or another          Procedures IDA122
                  ence, efficient communication, ability to        approved out-of-institute location.            • Dental Communications IDA130
                  organize and a knack for making others
                                                                                                                  • Nutrition in Dentistry IDA103
                  feel comfortable and you are on your way         CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
                  to a successful career in dental assisting.                                                     Prerequisite: See Program entrance re-
                  In the near future you can look forward to       An excellent oral health employment            quirements.
                  using your versatile skills as an important      market results in job opportunities for
                                                                                                                  Fee: $1,455
                  player on an oral health care team.              you in a variety of settings, including
                                                                   general dentistry or specialty practices,      Dates:
                  As a NAIT dental assisting graduate you          dental sales, dental insurance, dental ed-     Oct 15 or Mar 15
                  can rest assured that you’ll be recognized       ucation facilities , hospitals, community      GettinG starteD:
                  for your expertise, self-confidence, flexibil-   health care centers or dental educational      Textbooks - Two textbooks are required
                  ity and commitment to life-long learning.        institutes. Duties can range from chair-       for at a cost of approximately
                  In Level I study you’ll cover all the theory     side assisting to office management.           $120 each. To order, please
                  based courses to prepare you for practical                                                      contact the NAIT Bookstore.
                  study in Level II.




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Additional Costs - Mailing or courier        Dates:                                          Prerequisite: You must complete all Term
fees incurred to submit assignments          Continuous Intake upon                          I and Term II courses, as well as Term I
and exams to NAIT are your                   completion of Term I.                           and Term II final exams, to enrol.
responsibility in addition to the
                                             GettinG starteD:                                Fee: $455     Hours: 4
cost of registering in the course.
                                             Textbook - One textbook is required
Internet - To access the WebCT               for this term, at a cost of approximately       Dates:
materials you will require access to         $120. To order, please contact                  Saturday, Sept 20, 2008
the internet at home, work, public           the NAIT Bookstore.                             Saturday, Oct 25, 2008
library or any of NAIT’s campuses.                                                           Saturday, Feb 28, 2009
                                             Additional Costs - Mailing or                   Saturday, Apr 18, 2009
LearninG tooLs:                              courier fees incurred to submit
Correspondence with optional                 assignments and exams to                        GettinG starteD:
WebCT support materials,                     NAIT are your responsibility.                   The Practical Evaluation Manual
tutorial phone support and                                                                   will be provided upon registration.
                                             Internet - To access the optional
email account support.                       WebCT materials you will require                LearninG tooLs:
aDDitionaL inFo:                             access to the internet at home,                 On-site Clinical Experience
Exams - Upon completion of all seven         work, public library or any
                                                                                             aDDitionaL inFo:
courses, a cumulative term final is          of NAIT’s campuses.
                                                                                             NAIT Certification – Receive your
written. When successfully completed,        LearninG tooLs:                                 Level I certification after successful
you may enrol in IDA20 (Term II).            Correspondence with optional                    completion of this assessment.
Completion – You will be required to         WebCT support materials,
complete 12 -14 hours of dental office       tutorial phone support and
work experience or employment per            email account support.
                                                                                             Dental Assisting Clinical
week while enrolled in the program.                                                          Refresher/Tutorial [IDA31]
                                             aDDitionaL inFo:
NAIT Certification – No certification        Exams – Upon completion of all                  ON-SITE
is available at this point; you must         seven courses, you will write a                 Just a little extra help to ensure you’re
complete IDA20 (Term II) and                 cumulative term final exam.
IDA30 Practical Evaluation first.                                                            ready for the practical evaluation. De-
                                             Completion – You will be required to            pending on your circumstance, the
                                             complete 12 -14 hours of dental office          course is provided as a tutorial or a re-
Dental Assisting Term II,                    work experience or employment per               fresher, suitable for progressing to Level
Level I [IDA20]                              week while enrolled in the program.
                                                                                             II study or in an effort to reinstate your
                                             NAIT Certification – No certification           certification as requested by the College
CORRESPONDENCE                               is available at this point; you                 of Alberta Dental Assistants. If you’re
In term II you’ll increase your knowledge    must complete IDA30 Practical                   looking to refresh your skills, you must
of procedures and of your role on the        Evaluation first.
                                                                                             first submit a letter of reinstatement
dental healthcare team, rounding out                                                         from CADA.
the theory learned in the first term. The    Dental Assisting Practical
courses you’ll cover are:                                                                    Additional hours are available by request.
                                             Evaluation [IDA30]                              Please contact Dental Assisting Indepen-
•   Dental Reception IDA200
                                             ON-SITE                                         dent Study Office for details.
•   Dental Radiography IDX100
•   Oral Surgery Procedures IDA229           It’s time to demonstrate your dedication        Prerequisite: Tutorial students must be
                                             to study and practice and exhibit your          registered in IDA30. Refresher students
•   Prosthodontic Procedures IDA222
                                             skills as a dental assistant! Your ability to   require a letter of reinstatement from
•   Endodontic Procedures IDA227
                                             integrate the theory and practical skills       CADA.
•   Orthodontic Procedures IDA228            from both Term I and Term II, along with
•   Periodontic Procedures IDA226                                                            FEE/HOuRS:
                                             your clinical experience, will be assessed.     Tutorials $355/3 hours.
Prerequisite: You must successfully com-     Successfully complete the evaluation and        Refreshers $355 - $855,
pleted all Level I, Term I courses and the   you’ll receive your Level I certificate and     dependent on hours.
Level I, Term I final exam.                  have covered the Prerequisite necessary
                                                                                             Dates:
                                             to enrol in most NAIT intra-oral courses.       By appointment.
Fee: $1,455
                                                                                             LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                             On-site Clinical Experience




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                  CONTACT
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                                                                 aCCreDitation                                  Application and fees must be received no
                                                                 Upon completion of the intra-oral courses      later than one month prior to start dates.
                                                                 you are required to become a member of         This ensures sufficient time for mailing
                                                                 the national, provincial and local associa-    and pre-study of course theory.
                                                                 tions. From there, you are eligible to write
                                                                 the National Dental Assisting Examining        COURSES
                                                                 Board (NDAEB) exam. You are required
                                                                 to register with the licensing body in your    Application and Removal
                                                                 province. For more details on this, con-       of Dental Dam and Taking
                                                                 tact the program directly.                     Preliminary Impressions for
                                                                                                                Diagnostic Casts [IDA56]
                                                                 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                           ON-SITE CLINICAL ExPERIENCE
                                                                 An excellent oral health employment            Learn about application and removal of
                                                                 market results in job opportunities for        the dental dam, a tool commonly used to
                                                                 you in a variety of settings, including        isolate teeth being treated while keeping
                                                                 general dentistry or specialty practices,      the patient comfortable during this pro-
                  OVERVIEW                                       dental sales, dental insurance, dental ed-     cess. Theoretical instruction and hands-
                                                                 ucation facilities , hospitals, community      on clinical experience will be gained in
                  You’re ready to take your learning to the      health care centers or dental educational      the application and removal of the dental
                  next level. After successful completion        institutes. Duties can range from chair-       dam and in taking preliminary impres-
                  of Level I you have the theory down and        side assisting to office management.           sions for diagnostic casts. The techniques
                  you’re eager to learn the technical skills                                                    demonstrated in the clinical situation will
                  required to become a registered dental         ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                          then be performed by you, first on a man-
                  assistant. You’re looking forward to be-                                                      ikin and then with a patient.
                  coming a chairside assistant and a vital       The following prerequisites are applicable
                  part of the oral health team, offering clin-   for all courses in this program:               Prerequisite: Completion of Dental As-
                  ical support and direct patient care, per-      • completion of Dental Assisting              sisting Independent Study Program
                  forming laboratory procedures, providing          Independent Study Program Level I           – Level I and Practical Evaluation or
                  dental health care and education, and             or other accredited Level I program         equivalent.
                  performing office management duties.            • eligible for provincial registration        Fee: $480     Hours: 24
                  Designed to fit your life and suit your         • current First Aid/CPR-
                                                                                                                Dates:
                                                                    Level C Certificate is
                  learning needs, courses are generally of-                                                     Dec 5 to 7, 2008 or
                                                                    strongly recommended
                  fered on weekends throughout the year,                                                        Jun 9 to 11, 2009
                                                                  • fluency in written and
                  as well as in late spring as a continuous                                                     GettinG starteD:
                                                                    spoken English is essential
                  block. As a graduate of NAIT’s dental             for student success                         Textbook - Modern Dental Assisting
                  assisting program you’ll be nationally                                                        (current edition). To order, please
                                                                  • you are required to provide listed
                  recognized for your experience, self-             supplies and act as patients for            contact the NAIT Bookstore.
                  confidence, flexibility and commitment            fellow students where applicable            On-site Practical Attire - You must
                  to life-long learning.                                                                        wear scrubs, clinic shoes and approved
                                                                 Documentation for these prerequisites
                                                                                                                safety glasses or prescription glasses
                  PROGRAM MODEL/                                 must accompany all applications.               during this portion of the course.
                  COMPLETION REqUIREMENTS                        See individual course descriptions for ad-     LearninG tooLs:
                                                                 ditional prerequisites.                        Correspondence and On-site
                  CertiFiCation                                                                                 Clinical Experience.
                  You will be awarded with a NAIT certifi-       REGISTRATION                                   aDDitionaL inFo:
                  cate in Dental Assisting upon successful       Registration for all dental assisting          Learning Format – The three-day
                  completion of all required courses.            courses is managed directly through the        course consists of lecture and
                                                                 Dental Assisting Independent Study of-         on-site clinical exercises.
                                                                 fice. Please call or email directly.           Completion – A pre-study manual
                                                                                                                and open book exam will need to be
                                                                                                                completed prior to the course.




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Preventive Patient Care                       Intra-Oral Expanded Skills                    Applied Dental Radiology [IDx51]
Procedures (Intra-Oral Rubber                 [IDA53]
Cup Polishing and Fluoride                                                                  CORRESPONDENCE + ON-SITE
Application) [IDA52]                          CORRESPONDENCE + ON-SITE                      Learn all about the different dental radi-
                                              To function as a successful dental assis-     ology techniques, with focus on patient
ON-SITE CLINICAL ExPERIENCE                   tant you will need to perfect a number of     positioning; correct usage of film holders,
Theoretical and clinical sessions will        dental procedures. The procedures you’ll      as well as exposing and processing den-
provide you with the information and          regularly encounter include application       tal radiographs. Through the practical ap-
skill development necessary to perform        and removal of matrices and wedges,           plication of theory, you’ll develop these
rubber cup polishing of the coronal por-      application of pit and fissure sealants,      skills as well as the ability to problem
tions of the teeth and topical application    removal of surgical sutures, application      solve in different dental office situations.
of fluoride. In a clinical environment with   of bases and liners, application of desen-    Prerequisite: Completion of Dental As-
a patient you will perform the techniques     sitizing agents and application of topical    sisting Independent Study Program
demonstrated. Based on patient needs,         anesthetic. After receiving theory and        – Level I and Practical Evaluation or
you will be required to exhibit critical      instruction you’ll demonstrate your tech-     equivalent plus credit in Fundamentals of
thinking and adapt the treatment to best      nique in a clinical situation.                Dental Radiology (IDX100) or an equiva-
suit the patient’s needs.                     Prerequisite: Completion of Dental As-        lent course.
Prerequisite: Completion of Dental Assist-    sisting Independent Study Program and         Fee: $505     Hours: 24
ing Independent Study Program – Level I       Practical Evaluation or equivalent, as well
and Practical Evaluation or equivalent.       as the courses: Intra-Oral Application        Dates:
                                              and Removal of Dental Dam and Preven-         Nov 7 to 9, 2008
Fee: $1405 Hours: 130                                                                       Nov 28 to 30, 2008
                                              tative Patient Care Procedures (Rubber
Dates:                                                                                      Jan 9 to 11, 2009
                                              Cup Polishing and Fluoride Application).      Mar 20 to 22, 2009
May 25 to June 5, 2009
                                              Fee: $425     Hours: 16                       Jun 6 to 8, 2009
GettinG starteD:
Textbook - Clinical Practice of               Dates:                                        GettinG starteD:
the Dental Hygienist (current edition).       Sept 13 to 14, 2008                           Textbook - Dental Radiography:
To order, please contact                      Jun 13 to 14, 2009                            Principles and Techniques (current
the NAIT Bookstore.                                                                         edition). To order, please contact
                                              GettinG starteD:                              the NAIT Bookstore.
On-site Practical Attire - You must wear      Textbook - Modern Dental Assisting
scrubs, clinic shoes and approved safety      (current edition). To order, please           On-site Practical Attire - You must
glasses or prescription glasses.              contact the NAIT Bookstore.                   wear scrubs, clinic shoes and approved
                                                                                            safety glasses or prescription glasses.
LearninG tooLs:                               On-site Practical Attire - You must
Correspondence and On-site                    wear scrubs, clinic shoes and approved        LearninG tooLs:
Clinical Experience.                          safety glasses or prescription glasses.       Correspondence and On-site
                                                                                            Clinical Experience.
aDDitionaL inFo:                              LearninG tooLs:
Learning format – 10-day course               Correspondence and On-site                    aDDitionaL inFo:
consisting of both lecture and                Clinical Experience.                          Learning Format – This three-day
onsite clinical exercises.                                                                  course consists of lecture and
                                              aDDitionaL inFo:                              onsite clinical exercises.
Completion – A pre-study manual               Learning Format – The two-day
will need to be completed prior               course consists of lecture and                Completion – A pre-study manual
to the course and an exam will be             on-site clinical exercises.                   and open book exam will need to
written prior to patient care.                                                              be completed prior to the course
                                              Completion - A pre-study manual
                                              must be completed prior to the
                                              course start and an exam will be
                                              written prior to intraoral skills.




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                  Provisional Restorations                      Diagnostic Testing for Pulp                   Oral Assessment with Periodontal
                  and Gingival Retraction Cord                  Vitality [IDA66]                              Screening and Recording
                  Placement [IDA58]                                                                           [IDA71]
                                                                CORRESPONDENCE + ON-SITE
                  CORRESPONDENCE + ON-SITE                      With the variety of pulp vitality tests in    CORRESPONDENCE + ON-SITE
                  Provisional restorations and gingival re-     the industry, you’ll need to be informed      Acquire the knowledge necessary to
                  traction cord placement are both essential    and prepared to assist in a range of pro-     complete an oral observation – an inte-
                  skills in the busy dental practice today.     cedures. Obtain the knowledge neces-          gral component of any intra-oral proce-
                  During the course, you’ll have the oppor-     sary, including theoretical knowledge         dure. The theory and clinical application
                  tunity to practice and perform the fabrica-   and clinical application, to conduct pulp     of completing a periodontal screening
                  tion and placement of provisional crowns      vitality tests and assist with diagnostic     and recording an oral assessment are
                  and bridges, placement and carving of         and treatment planning.                       included.
                  temporary restorations and placement          Prerequisite: Completion of Dental Assist-    Prerequisite: Completion of Dental As-
                  and removal of gingival retraction cord.      ing Independent Study Program – Level I       sisting Independent Study Program
                  Prerequisite: Completion of Dental Assist-    and Practical Evaluation or equivalent, as    – Level I and Practical Evaluation or
                  ing Independent Study Program – Level I       well as the courses: Intra-Oral Application   equivalent, as well as the courses: Intra-
                  and Practical Evaluation or equivalent, as    and Removal of Dental Dam and Taking          Oral Application and Removal of Dental
                  well as the courses: Intra-Oral Application   Preliminary Impressions for Diagnostic        Dam and Taking Preliminary Impressions
                  and Removal of Dental Dam and Taking          Casts, Preventive Patient Care Procedures     for Diagnostic Casts, Preventive Patient
                  Preliminary Impressions for Diagnostic        (Rubber Cup Polishing and Fluoride Appli-     Care Procedures (Rubber Cup Polishing
                  Casts, Preventive Patient Care Procedures     cation), Applied Dental Radiography and       and Fluoride Application), Applied Den-
                  (Rubber Cup Polishing and Fluoride Appli-     Expanded Skills.                              tal Radiography and Expanded Skills.
                  cation), Applied Dental Radiography and       Fee: $175     Hours: 2                        Note: Fee includes probe.
                  Expanded Skills.
                                                                Dates:                                        Fee: $355    Hours: 12
                  Fee: $425     Hours: 16                       Sept 13, 2008
                                                                                                              Dates:
                  Dates:                                        Jun 13, 2009
                                                                                                              Oct 18 & 19, 2008
                  Sept 6 & 7, 2008                              GettinG starteD:                              Jan 10 & 11, 2009
                  Nov 22 & 23, 2008                             On-site Clinical Attire - You must            Apr 4 & 5, 2009
                  Jan 17 & 18, 2009                             wear scrubs, clinic shoes and approved
                  Jun 15 & 16, 2009                                                                           GettinG starteD:
                                                                safety glasses or prescription glasses.
                  Jun 20 & 21, 2009                                                                           Textbook - Clinical Practice of the
                                                                LearninG tooLs:                               Dental Hygienist (current edition).
                  GettinG starteD:                              Correspondence and On-site                    To order, please contact
                  Textbook - Modern Dental Assisting            Clinical Experience.                          the NAIT Bookstore.
                  (current edition). To order, please
                  contact the NAIT Bookstore.                   aDDitionaL inFo:                              On-site Clinical Attire - You must
                                                                Learning Format – This evening                wear scrubs, clinic shoes and approved
                  On-site Clinical Attire - You must            course consists of lecture and                safety glasses or prescription glasses.
                  wear scrubs or a white lab coat,              on-site clinical exercises.
                  clinic shoes and approved safety                                                            Materials – A PSR probe is included in
                  glasses or prescription glasses.              Completion – A pre-study manual               the course fee.
                                                                must be completed prior to the                LearninG tooLs:
                  LearninG tooLs:                               course start and an exam will be
                  Correspondence and On-site                                                                  Correspondence and On-site
                                                                written prior to intraoral skills.            Clinical Experience.
                  Clinical Experience.
                  aDDitionaL inFo:                                                                            aDDitionaL inFo:
                  Learning Format – The two-day                                                               Learning Format - One and a half
                  course consists of lecture and                                                              day course consisting of lecture
                  on-site clinical exercises.                                                                 and on-site clinical exercises.
                  Completion – A pre-study manual                                                             Completion - A pre-study manual
                  and open book exam must be                                                                  will need to be completed prior
                  completed prior to the course start.                                                        to the course start.




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Tooth Whitening [IDA82]                       On-site Clinical Attire - You must            aDDitionaL inFo:
                                              wear scrubs, clinic shoes and                 Learning Format – A four-hour
CORRESPONDENCE                                approved safety glasses or                    course consisting of lecture and
Help patients achieve a brighter smile with   prescription glasses.                         on-site clinical exercises.
the help of tooth whitening procedures.       LearninG tooLs:                               Completion – A pre-study manual
Learn to assess tooth whitening products      Correspondence and On-site                    needs to be completed prior
and techniques, and explore whitening for     Clinical Experience.                          to the course start.
both vital and non-vital teeth.               aDDitionaL inFo:                              Exam - A written exam will be
                                              Learning Format – A four-hour                 completed at the commencement
Prerequisite: The course is open to den-
                                              course consisting of lecture and              of the course.
tal personnel regulated by their licensing
                                              on-site clinical exercises.
college.
                                              Completion – A pre-study manual               Application of Pit and Fissure
Fee: $180     Hours: 5                        needs to be completed prior to the            Sealants [IDA62]
Dates:                                        course commencement.
Continuous Intake -                                                                         CORRESPONDENCE + ON-SITE
                                              Exam – A written exam will be
6 months homestudy.                           completed at the commencement                 Stop cavities before they start. You can
GettinG starteD:                              of the course.                                help patients prevent cavities by learn-
Materials Required -                                                                        ing how to apply pit and fissure sealants
NAIT Course Pack.                             Application and Removal of                    to teeth. Gain experience performing the
LearninG tooLs:                               Matrices and Wedges [IDA61]                   techniques in a practical clinical situation
Correspondence                                                                              and easily translate these skills over to
                                              CORRESPONDENCE + ON-SITE                      the dental office.
aDDitionaL inFo:
Exams – There will be one                     Gain practical experience in the applica-     Prerequisite: Completion of Dental As-
open-book written exam.                       tion and removal of matrices and wedges       sisting Independent Study Program and
                                              by performing the widely-used techniques      Practical Evaluation or equivalent, as well
Completion – You must complete
                                              as demonstrated in a clinical situation.      as the courses: Intra-Oral Application
a homestudy manual.
                                              Prerequisite: Completion of Dental As-        and Removal of Dental Dam, Preventive
                                              sisting Independent Study Program and         Patient Care Procedures (Rubber Cup Pol-
Application of Dental Cavity                                                                ishing and Fluoride Application), Applied
                                              Practical Evaluation or equivalent, as well
Varnishes & Liners [IDA60]                                                                  Dental Radiology and Expanded Skills.
                                              as the courses: Intra-Oral Application
CORRESPONDENCE + ON-SITE                      and Removal of Dental Dam, Preventive         Fee: $175     Hours: 3
Learn to properly apply dental cavity var-    Patient Care Procedures (Rubber Cup Pol-
                                                                                            Dates:
nish and liners by reviewing the theory       ishing and Fluoride Application), Applied
                                                                                            Sept 13, 2008
and then taking that knowledge into a         Dental Radiology and Expanded Skills.         Jun 13, 2009
clinical situation.                           Fee: $175     Hours: 4                        GettinG starteD:
Prerequisite: Completion of Dental As-        Dates:                                        Textbook - Modern Dental Assisting
sisting Independent Study Program and         Sept 13, 2008                                 (current edition). To order, please
Practical Evaluation or equivalent, as well   Jun 13, 2009                                  contact the NAIT Bookstore.
as the courses: Intra-Oral Application        GettinG starteD:                              On-site Clinical Attire - You must
and Removal of Dental Dam, Preventive         Textbook - Modern Dental Assisting            wear scrubs, clinic shoes and approved
Patient Care Procedures (Rubber Cup Pol-      (current edition). To order, please           safety glasses or prescription glasses.
ishing and Fluoride Application), Applied     contact the NAIT Bookstore.                   LearninG tooLs:
Dental Radiology and Expanded Skills.         On-site Clinical Attire - You must            Correspondence and On-site
                                              wear scrubs, clinic shoes and                 Clinical Experience.
Fee: $175     Hours: 4
                                              approved safety glasses                       aDDitionaL inFo:
Dates:                                        or prescription glasses.                      Learning Format - A three-hour
Sept 13, 2008
                                              LearninG tooLs:                               course consisting of lecture and
Jun 13, 2009
                                              Correspondence and On-site                    on-site clinical exercises.
GettinG starteD:                              Clinical Experience.                          Completion - A pre-study manual
Textbook - Modern Dental Assisting                                                          needs to be completed prior
(current edition). To order, please                                                         to the course start.
contact the NAIT Bookstore.
                                                                                            Exam - A written exam will be
                                                                                            completed at the commencement
                                                                                            of the course.




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                  Removal of Surgical Sutures                     Application of Topical                          Application of Desensitizing
                  [IDA63]                                         Anaesthetic [IDA64]                             Agents [IDA65]
                  CORRESPONDENCE + ON-SITE                        CORRESPONDENCE + ON-SITE                        CORRESPONDENCE + ON-SITE
                  Sutures are a common method for closing         Topical anesthetic is often applied, prior to   Sensitive teeth are often a problem for pa-
                  wounds, but they will need to be removed        local injections for dental treatments, to      tients and there are times when you want
                  eventually. Learn to take responsibility for    ease discomfort for your patients. Learn        to alleviate discomfort through the use of
                  this task in the dental office by first gain-   to perform the techniques through theory        desensitizing agents. Gain experience in
                  ing experience performing this removal          and practice in a clinical situation.           this procedure through demonstrations
                  procedure in a practical clinical situation.    Prerequisite: Completion of Dental As-          and practice in a clinical situation.
                  Prerequisite: Completion of Dental As-          sisting Independent Study Program and           Prerequisite: Completion of Dental As-
                  sisting Independent Study Program and           Practical Evaluation or equivalent, as well     sisting Independent Study Program and
                  Practical Evaluation or equivalent, as well     as the courses: Intra-Oral Application          Practical Evaluation or equivalent, as well
                  as the courses: Intra-Oral Application          and Removal of Dental Dam, Preventive           as the courses: Intra-Oral Application
                  and Removal of Dental Dam, Preventive           Patient Care Procedures (Rubber Cup Pol-        and Removal of Dental Dam, Preventive
                  Patient Care Procedures (Rubber Cup Pol-        ishing and Fluoride Application), Applied       Patient Care Procedures (Rubber Cup Pol-
                  ishing and Fluoride Application), Applied       Dental Radiology and Expanded Skills.           ishing and Fluoride Application), Applied
                  Dental Radiology and Expanded Skills.           Fee: $175     Hours: 4                          Dental Radiology and Expanded Skills.
                  Fee: $175     Hours: 3                          Dates:                                          Fee: $175     Hours: 3
                  Dates:                                          Sept 13, 2008                                   Dates:
                  Sept 13, 2008                                   Jun 13, 2009                                    Sept 13, 2008
                  Jun 13, 2009                                    GettinG starteD:                                Jun 13, 2009
                  GettinG starteD:                                Textbook - Modern Dental Assisting              GettinG starteD:
                  Textbook - Modern Dental Assisting              (current edition). To order, please             Textbook - Modern Dental Assisting
                  (current edition). To order, please             contact the NAIT Bookstore.                     (current edition). To order, please
                  contact the NAIT Bookstore.                     On-site Clinical Attire - You must              contact the NAIT Bookstore.
                  On-site Clinical Attire - you must              wear scrubs, clinic shoes and approved          On-site Clinical Attire - you must
                  wear scrubs, clinic shoes and approved          safety glasses or prescription glasses.         wear scrubs, clinic shoes and approved
                  safety glasses or prescription glasses.         LearninG tooLs:                                 safety glasses or prescription glasses.
                  LearninG tooLs:                                 Correspondence and On-site                      LearninG tooLs:
                  Correspondence and On-site                      Clinical Experience.                            Correspondence and On-site
                  Clinical Experience.                            aDDitionaL inFo:                                Clinical Experience.
                  aDDitionaL inFo:                                Learning Format - A four-hour                   aDDitionaL inFo:
                  Learning Format - A three-hour                  course consisting of lecture and                Learning Format - A three-hour
                  course consisting of lecture and                on-site clinical exercises.                     course consisting of lecture and
                  on-site clinical exercises.                     Completion - A pre-study manual                 on-site clinical exercises.
                  Completion - A pre-study manual                 needs to be completed prior                     Completion - A pre-study manual
                  needs to be completed prior to the              to the course start.                            must be completed prior to the
                  course start.                                   Exam - A written exam will                      course start, and a written exam
                  Exam - A written exam will be                   be completed prior to the                       will be completed prior to the
                  completed at the commencement                   commencement of patient care.                   commencement of patient care.
                  of the course.




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CONTACT
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                                                Distance Learning allows you flexibility      Fee: $380     Hours: 55
                                                and the option to schedule study on your      Dates:
                                                own time, however it best fits into your      Continuous Intake
                                                schedule. We’re committed to helping
                                                you succeed, and providing the best tools     GettinG starteD:
                                                                                              Textbook - Modern Dental Assisting
                                                to do so, therefore during your enrolment
                                                                                              (current edition). To order, please
                                                in any of the courses a tutor is available    contact The NAIT Bookstore.
                                                to you by phone or email.
                                                                                              LearninG tooLs:
                                                As with all NAIT dental programs, the         Correspondence
                                                courses are accredited by the Commis-
                                                                                              aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                sion on Dental Accreditation of Canada.
                                                                                              Learning Format - During the
                                                Contact the Dental Assisting Independent      course you’ll complete a homestudy
                                                Study Program for further information.        manual and one assignment.

                                                CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                          Exams - Two exams will be
                                                                                              written either at NAIT or another
                                                These courses are designed for dental pro-    approved educational centre.
                                                fessionals currently working in the field.
  “The dental courses I have                                                                  Oral Health Education [IDA105]
                                                ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS
   taken through NAIT Continuing                                                              CORRESPONDENCE
   Education have proven very                   You must be a licensed dental profes-
                                                sional. Fluency in written and spoken         Completion of Oral Health Education will
   useful in day-to-day practice.                                                             prepare you to make presentations or in-
                                                English is essential for student success.
   They were well thought out, easy             Other prerequisites may be required for       struct others on oral health. You’ll study
   to follow and full of excellent              specific courses. Please contact our office   the progression of dental disease, peri-
   information.”                                for additional information 780.471.8761.      odontal disease, community health and
                                                                                              transmissible diseases.
   Shelley Schlesiger, Denturist                REGISTRATION                                  Prerequisite: See program entrance re-
   Program Graduate, 1992                                                                     quirements.
                                                Registration for all dental courses is man-
                                                aged directly through the Dental Assist-      Fee: $380     Hours: 64
                                                ing Independent Study Program office.
                                                                                              Dates:
OVERVIEW                                        Applications for single subjects are ac-      Continuous Intake
Offering a wide range of dental courses to      cepted at any time.                           GettinG starteD:
help you move your career in the direction                                                    Textbook - Modern Dental
you want it to go. As a dental professional
                                                COURSES                                       Assisting (current edition);
you’ll find theses courses perfect for re-                                                    Clinical Practice of the Dental
freshing your talent or increasing your skill
                                                Dental Science [IDA101]                       Hygienist (current edition).
                                                                                              To order, please contact the
in a particular area. Perhaps your goal is      CORRESPONDENCE                                NAIT Bookstore.
to gain a competitive advantage in the job
                                                Learn basic dental knowledge and ter-         LearninG tooLs:
market or enhance your current career;
                                                minology. The main topics covered are         Correspondence
Adding to, and upgrading, your education
                                                anatomy of the head, neck and oral cav-
is a great way to achieve this.                                                               aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                ity, as well as anomalies and pathologies
                                                                                              Learning Format - You are required
                                                of the oral cavity.                           to complete a homestudy manual,
                                                Prerequisite: See program entrance re-         one assignment and one term paper.
                                                quirements.                                   Exam - One exam will be written
                                                                                              either at NAIT or another
                                                                                              approved educational centre.




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                  Dental Records [IDA124]                      LearninG tooLs:                                Fee: $330    Hours: 34
                                                               Correspondence
                  CORRESPONDENCE                                                                              Dates:
                                                               aDDitionaL inFo:                               Continuous Intake
                  Gain the knowledge necessary to record       Learning Format - You are required to
                                                                                                              GettinG starteD:
                  and maintain dental records. Instruc-        complete a homestudy manual along
                                                                                                              Textbook: Clinical Practice of the Dental
                  tion includes guidelines for recording       with three written assignments.
                                                                                                              Hygienist (current edition). To order,
                  services rendered, forensic odontology,      Exams - One exam will be                       please contact the NAIT Bookstore.
                  nomenclature, Black’s classification         written either at NAIT or another
                  of cavity preparations, restorative and      approved educational centre.                   LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                                              Correspondence
                  periodontal charting, while emphasis is
                  placed on accuracy of legal documenta-                                                      aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                               Fundamentals of Dental                         Learning Format - You’ll complete
                  tion. You’ll emerge from this course pre-    Radiology [IDx100]
                  pared for application of these skills in a                                                  a homestudy manual and
                                                               CORRESPONDENCE                                 one assignment.
                  clinical setting.
                                                               With an emphasis on safety, quality as-        Exams - One exam will be
                  Prerequisite: See program entrance re-                                                      written either at NAIT or another
                  quirements.                                  surance, operation and maintenance of
                                                                                                              approved educational centre.
                                                               equipment and infection control you’ll
                  Fee: $380    Hours: 34
                                                               gain the theoretical knowledge necessary
                  Dates:                                       to understand radiographic procedures.         Clinical Chairside Procedures
                  Continuous Intake                                                                           [IDA122]
                                                               Prerequisite: See program entrance re-
                  LearninG tooLs:                              quirements.                                    CORRESPONDENCE
                  Correspondence
                                                               Fee: $380     Hours: 68                        Prepare yourself to assist chairside in a
                  aDDitionaL inFo:                                                                            general practitioner’s office by studying
                  Learning Format - You are required           Dates:
                                                               Continuous Intake                              asepsis, clinical techniques and restor-
                  to complete homestudy manual
                                                                                                              ative procedures. You’ll first explore the
                  and three assignments.                       GettinG starteD:                               theory behind it all, then spend time with
                  Exam - One exam will be written              Textbook - Dental Radiography:
                                                                                                              practical application of your knowledge
                  either at NAIT or another                    Principles and Techniques (current
                                                               edition). To order, please contact the         in a dental office setting. Particular em-
                  approved educational centre.
                                                               NAIT Bookstore.                                phasis will be spent on professionalism
                                                                                                              and infection control protection for both
                  Dental Reception Procedures                  LearninG tooLs:                                patient and dental personnel.
                  [IDA200]                                     Correspondence
                                                                                                              Prerequisite: See program entrance re-
                                                               aDDitionaL inFo:
                  CORRESPONDENCE                               Learning Format - You’ll complete
                                                                                                              quirements.
                  Learn the skills necessary to function ef-   a homestudy manual.                            Fee: $330    Hours: 240
                  fectively as a dental office receptionist.   Exams - Two exams will be                      Dates:
                  Reception skills, maintenance and control    written either at NAIT or another              Continuous Intake
                  of fundamental bookkeeping procedures,       approved educational centre.
                  completion of dental claim forms, ap-                                                       LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                                              Correspondence
                  pointment planning and the interpreta-       Emergencies and Pharmacology
                  tion of provincial fee guides are studied.                                                  aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                               in Dentistry [IDA104]                          Learning Format - You will be required
                  You will engage in manual applications of
                  these skills and the dental software pro-    CORRESPONDENCE                                 to complete a homestudy manual plus
                                                                                                              three practical assignments. In order
                  grams will be studied in theory only.        Be prepared, should an emergency situa-        to complete some of the required
                  Prerequisite: See program entrance re-       tion arise within the dental office. To sup-   assignments you will have to access
                  quirements.                                  port the prevention or management of an        a dental office environment.
                                                               emergency you’ll study the vital signs,        Exams - Two exams will be
                  Fee: $380    Hours: 54
                                                               drugs in dentistry and physically and          written either at NAIT or another
                  Dates:                                       medically-compromised patients.                approved educational centre.
                  Continuous Intake
                                                               Prerequisite: See program entrance re-
                  GettinG starteD:                             quirements.
                  Textbook - Modern Dental Assisting
                  (current edition). To order, please
                  contact the NAIT Bookstore.




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Dental Communications [IDA130]                 LearninG tooLs:                             Prerequisite: See program entrance re-
                                               Correspondence                              quirements.
CORRESPONDENCE
                                               aDDitionaL inFo:                            Fee: $330    Hours: 104
Understand the roles of the dental health      Learning Format - You will
team and their professional responsi-          complete a homestudy manual                 Dates:
                                               along with one assignment.                  Continuous Intake
bilities. Topics covered include verbal and
nonverbal communication, understanding         Exam - One exam will be                     GettinG starteD:
dental fear, behavioural change process,       written either at NAIT or another           Textbook-Modern Dental Assisting
adapting skills to meet the needs of a pa-     approved educational centre.                (current edition). To order, please
tient, management philosophies of dental                                                   contact the NAIT Bookstore.
practices and employment securing skills.      Oral Surgery Procedures                     LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                           Correspondence
Prerequisite: See program entrance re-         [IDA229]
quirements.                                                                                aDDitionaL inFo:
                                               CORRESPONDENCE                              Learning Format - You will complete
Fee: $330     Hours: 68                                                                    a homestudy manual plus two
                                               Are you interested in learning more about
Dates:                                         the specialty of oral surgery? Refresh      practical assignments. In order
Continuous Intake                              your current knowledge or gain new in-      to complete some of the required
                                                                                           assignments you will have to access
GettinG starteD:                               sight into the materials, instruments and
                                                                                           a dental office environment.
Textbooks-Modern Dental                        equipment used during the procedures
Assisting (current edition);                   performed in a general dentistry practice   Exam - Two exams will be
Clinical Practice of the Dental                                                            written either at NAIT or another
                                               or a specialist’s office.
Hygienist (current edition).                                                               approved educational centre.
To order, please contact                       Prerequisite: See program entrance re-
the NAIT Bookstore.                            quirements.
                                                                                           Endodontic Procedures
LearninG tooLs:                                Fee: $330    Hours: 55                      [IDA227]
Correspondence                                 Dates:                                      CORRESPONDENCE
aDDitionaL inFo:                               Continuous Intake
Learning Format - You’ll complete                                                          Study the materials, instruments and
                                               GettinG starteD:                            equipment associated with endodontic
a homestudy manual along                       Textbook: Modern Dental Assisting
with two assignments.                                                                      procedures performed in a general den-
                                               (current edition). To order, please
Exam - One exam will be written                contact the NAIT Bookstore.                 tistry practice or specialist’s office and
either at NAIT or another                                                                  become a greater asset on the job.
                                               LearninG tooLs:
approved educational center.                   Correspondence                              Prerequisite: See program entrance re-
                                                                                           quirements.
                                               aDDitionaL inFo:
Nutrition in Dentistry [IDA103]                Learning Format - You will complete         Fee: $330    Hours: 30
CORRESPONDENCE                                 a homestudy manual along with               Dates:
                                               one practical assignment. In order          Continuous Intake
Discover the role of nutrition in dental and   to complete some of the required
oral health through an in-depth study of       assignments you will have to access         GettinG starteD:
Canada’s Food Guide to Healthy Eating,         a dental office environment.                Textbook-Modern Dental Assisting
the role of particular nutrients and prepa-                                                (current edition). To order, please
                                               Exam - One exam will be
ration and presentation of diet counselling                                                contact The NAIT Bookstore.
                                               written either at NAIT or another
appropriate in a dental office setting.        approved educational centre.                LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                           Correspondence
Prerequisite: See program entrance re-
quirements.                                    Prosthodontic Procedures                    aDDitionaL inFo:
                                               [IDA222]                                    Learning Format - You will complete
Fee: $330     Hours: 26                                                                    a homestudy manual along with
Dates:                                         CORRESPONDENCE                              one practical activity. In order to
Continuous Intake                              Designed for those with an interest in      complete some of the required
                                                                                           assignments you will have to
GettinG starteD:                               learning more about implants and fixed
                                                                                           access a dental office environment.
Textbook-Modern Dental Assisting               and removable prostheses. In this intro-
(current edition); Clinical Practice           ductory prosthodontics course you will      Exams - One exam will be
of the Dental Hygienist (current edition).                                                 written either at NAIT or another
                                               cover the materials, instruments and
To order, please contact                                                                   approved educational centre.
                                               equipment associated with prosthodon-
the NAIT Bookstore.                            tic procedures as performed in a general
                                               dentistry practice or specialists office.




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                  Orthodontic Procedures                       aDDitionaL inFo:                              • Module 4: The Use of Questioning
                  [IDA228]                                     Learning Format - You will                      and Problem Solving Strategies
                                                               complete a homestudy manual
                                                                                                            Each module contains an introduction, di-
                  CORRESPONDENCE                               along with one practical activity. In
                                                               order to complete some of the required       rections for using the module, objectives,
                  Orthodontic procedures are an im-                                                         post-test and post-test answer key, defini-
                                                               assignments you will have to access
                  portant part of many dental practices.       a dental office environment.                 tions of terms used, learning activity which
                  Learn the tools of the trade, various                                                     reviews the content and a summary.
                  techniques used and expected out-            Exams - One exam will be
                                                               written either at NAIT or another            Prerequisite: See program entrance re-
                  comes of these techniques.
                                                               approved educational centre.                 quirements.
                  Prerequisite: See program entrance re-
                                                                                                            FEE/HOuRS:
                  quirements.
                                                               Dental Asepsis [HC200]                       Please contact the program office
                  Fee: $330    Hours: 18                                                                    for more details. P: 780.471.8761,
                                                               CORRESPONDENCE                               E: dental@nait.ca
                  Dates:
                  Continuous Intake                            Learn the aspects of preventing disease      Dates:
                                                               in the oral health profession by examin-     Continuous Intake
                  GettinG starteD:                             ing transmission of infectious disease,
                  Textbook-Modern Dental Assisting                                                          LearninG tooLs:
                                                               inhibition of transmission, sterilization,
                  (current edition). To order, please                                                       Correspondence
                  contact the NAIT Bookstore.                  disinfection, personal protection and
                                                               transportation guidelines for dental         aDDitionaL inFo:
                  LearninG tooLs:                              specimens. No matter what area of the        Learning Format - You are
                  Correspondence                               dental profession you work in you’ll find    required to complete the
                                                                                                            modules in this course.
                  aDDitionaL inFo:                             this course informative and helpful.
                  Learning Format - You will                                                                Exams - One exam will be
                                                               Prerequisite: See program entrance re-       written at NAIT or another
                  complete a homestudy manual.
                                                               quirements.                                  approved educational centre.
                  Exam - One exam will be written
                  either at NAIT or another approved           Fee: $330    Hours: 34                       Completion - Approximately 50
                  educational centre.                          Dates:                                       hours to complete the four modules.
                                                               Continuous Intake,
                  Periodontic Procedures                       6 months homestudy                           Preceptor Training – Practical
                  [IDA226]                                     GettinG starteD:                             [HC101]
                                                               A course manual will be supplied.
                  CORRESPONDENCE                                                                            ON-SITE
                                                               LearninG tooLs:
                  Study the materials, instruments, equip-                                                  After successful completion of HC100,
                                                               Correspondence
                  ment, oral physiotherapy aids and in-                                                     you’ll put the theory into practical context
                  struction used in the procedures of this     aDDitionaL inFo:                             during this 8 hour workshop. While the in-
                                                               Learning Format - You will                   formation in the modules is foundational
                  specialty. By completing this comprehen-
                                                               complete a homestudy manual.                 to learning more about your role as a pre-
                  sive introduction and the practical activ-
                  ity component you’ll be better equipped      Exams - One exam will be                     ceptor, the workshop provides an interac-
                  to support a working team in a general       written either at NAIT or another            tive learning dynamic useful in helping you
                                                               approved educational centre.                 transferring this knowledge into a clinical
                  dentistry practice or specialist’s office.
                                                                                                            environment. The workshop format in-
                  Prerequisite: See program entrance re-
                  quirements.
                                                               Preceptor Training [HC100]                   cludes breakout scenarios in which you’ll
                                                                                                            focus on discipline-specific situations.
                  Fee: $330    Hours: 64                       CORRESPONDENCE                               Prerequisite: Completion of HC100.
                  Dates:                                       As a leader and mentor for other dental
                                                                                                            FEE/HOuRS:
                  Continuous Intake                            professionals, you need to know the skills   Please contact the program office for
                                                               and proven methods for preparing oth-        more details - P: 780.471.8761,
                  GettinG starteD:
                                                               ers for the industry. In this four module    E: dental@nait.ca
                  Textbook-Modern Dental Assisting
                  (current edition) and Clinical               course you’ll delve into the key consid-
                                                                                                            Dates:
                  Practice of the Dental Hygienist             erations necessary for teaching others.      TBA
                  (currrent edition). To order, please         Modules:
                  contact the NAIT Bookstore.                                                               LearninG tooLs:
                                                               • Module 1: Characteristics and              In-class Workshop
                  LearninG tooLs:                                Roles of the Clinical Preceptor
                  Correspondence                               • Module 2: Learning Styles                  aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                                            Certification - A certificate will be
                                                               • Module 3: Communication
                                                                                                            issued after all components of this
                                                                 and Conflict Management
                                                                                                            course are successfully completed.




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                                               CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                          LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                             Correspondence
                                               Completion of the distance learning
                                                                                             aDDitionaL inFo:
                                               dental technology courses will help you       Learning Format – During the
                                               elevate your current career, possibly         course you’ll complete a homestudy
                                               opening more opportunities or strength-       manual and one assignment.
                                               ening what you offer at your current place    Exams – Two exams will be written
                                               of employment. Typical employment op-         either at NAIT or another approved
                                               portunities for dental technologists are in   educational centre.
                                               commercial dental laboratories, private
                                               dental offices, and dental supply compa-
                                               nies as technical representatives, sales
                                                                                             Dental Asepsis [HC200]
                                               representatives or researchers.               CORRESPONDENCE
                                                                                             Learn the aspects of preventing disease
                                               ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                         in the oral health profession by examin-
                                               You must be either a registered technolo-     ing transmission of infectious disease,
                                               gist or recommended by the College of         inhibition of transmission, sterilization,
                                               Dental Technologists of Alberta. Fluency      disinfection, personal protection and
  “All of the instructors I have               in written and spoken English is essential    transportation guidelines for dental
   encountered here at NAIT are                for student success.                          specimens. No matter what area of the
   so enthusiastic and really care                                                           dental profession you work in you’ll find
                                               REGISTRATION                                  this course informative and helpful.
   about the students. It is such a
   great learning environment and              Registration for all dental technology        Prerequisite: See program entrance re-
                                               courses is managed directly through           quirements.
   has the perfect mix between
                                               the Dental Assisting Independent Study        Fee: $330    Hours: 34
   education and fun.”                         Program office. A copy of your provincial
                                               registration is required for registration.    Dates:
   Sara Lavin, Dental Technology, 2005                                                       Continuous Intake,
                                               The required textbooks can be order           6 months homestudy
                                               through Campus Reads & Needs.
                                                                                             GettinG starteD:
                                                                                             A course manual will be supplied.
OVERVIEW                                       COURSES
                                                                                             LearninG tooLs:
Strengthen your knowledge and skills as a      Dental Science [IDA101]                       Correspondence
dental technologist by adding the follow-                                                    aDDitionaL inFo:
ing courses to your continuing education       CORRESPONDENCE                                Learning Format - You will
plan and meeting your point require-           Learn basic dental knowledge and ter-         complete a homestudy manual.
ments for maintaining your registration.       minology. The main topics covered are         Exams - One exam will be
You’ll find each of the courses offered will   anatomy of the head, neck and oral cav-       written either at NAIT or another
help you to expertly complete your day-        ity, as well as anomalies and pathologies     approved educational centre.
to-day responsibilities, from correcting       of the oral cavity.
damaged teeth to simply communicating          Prerequisite: See program entrance re-
issues to patients.                            quirements.

PROGRAM MODEL/                                 Fee: $380     Hours: 55
COMPLETION REqUIREMENTS                        Dates:
                                               Continuous Intake,
CertiFiCation                                  6 months homestudy
A certificate of completion will be issued     GettinG starteD:
for certain courses, otherwise a state-        Textbook - Modern Dental Assisting
ment of marks is provided.                     (current edition). To order, please
                                               contact the NAIT Bookstore.
aCCreDitation
All course material is accredited by the
Commission on Dental Accreditation of
Canada.




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                  Client Care in the Dental Lab                   Prerequisite: See program entrance re-       LearninG tooLs:
                  [IDL95]                                         quirements. As well, completion of Den-      On-site Clinical Experience
                                                                  tal Science or an equivalent oral anatomy    aDDitionaL inFo:
                  ON-SITE                                         course and Dental Asepsis (HC200).           Learning Format – You will be
                  If you’re required to have any patient          Fee: $470    Hours: 16                       required to complete a homestudy
                  contact on the job you’ll benefit from the                                                   manual and will be required to act
                  lessons in this course. In your 16 hours of     Dates:                                       as a patient for fellow students
                                                                  Feb 14 & 15, 2009                            during clinical exercises.
                  course time you’ll be provided with an in-
                  depth review of dental terminology and          LearninG tooLs:                              Exams – You will complete
                  introduced to the concepts of client care       On-site lecture and                          one open-book exam.
                  responsibilities. Also covered are the          classroom exercises
                                                                                                               Certification – A NAIT certificate
                  necessary skills to perform a complete          aDDitionaL inFo:                             will be awarded upon
                  oral assessment.                                Learning Format – On-site                    successful completion.
                                                                  clinical experience.
                  Prerequisite: See program entrance re-
                  quirements. As well, completion of Den-         Certification – A NAIT                       Complete Denture Set-up Review
                  tal Science (IDA101) or an equivalent           certificate will be awarded                  [DHS500]
                                                                  upon successful completion.
                  oral anatomy course and Dental Asepsis
                                                                                                               ON-SITE
                  (HC200) are required.
                  Fee: $530     Hours: 16
                                                                  Preliminary Impressions for                  Give denture patient’s a reason to smile.
                                                                  Dental Technologists [IDL97]                 Keep your denture knowledge and skills
                  Dates:                                                                                       up-to-date with this total review of the
                  Sept 27 & 28, 2008                              CORRESPONDENCE + ON-SITE                     complete set-up process. You’ll cover
                  Jan 24 & 25, 2009                               One of the important keys to well fitting    it all, including choice of teeth, shades
                  GettinG starteD:                                and functioning prosthesis is assessing      and more. This is appropriate training for
                  On-site Practical Attire - Scrubs, clinic       and taking accurate preliminary impres-      you if you’re already a practicing dental
                  shoes and approved safety glasses or            sions. Fulfill this on-the-job requirement   technologist or denturist who wants to
                  prescription glasses must be worn.              to the best of your ability by engaging in   enhance your expertise in this area.
                  LearninG tooLs:                                 this in-depth study of taking preliminary    Prerequisite: Must be a licensed Dental
                  On-site Clinical Experience                     impressions. You’ll receive both theoreti-   Technologist or Denturist or have a spe-
                  aDDitionaL inFo:                                cal study and clinical experience.           cial recommendation by the associated
                  Learning Format – Short lecture                 Prerequisite: See program entrance re-       regulatory bodies.
                  sessions will be followed by clinical           quirements. As well, completion of Den-
                  exercises. There will be no pre-study                                                        Fee: $555     Hours: 16
                                                                  tal Science or an equivalent oral anatomy
                  material; everything is covered on-site.        course, Dental Asepsis HC200 and Cli-        Dates:
                  Certification – A NAIT certificate              ent Care IDL95.                              Oct 24 & 25, 2008
                  will be awarded upon                                                                         GettinG starteD:
                  successful completion.                          Fee: $495    Hours: 16
                                                                                                               Materials Required – A supply list
                                                                  Dates:                                       will be sent prior to course start date.
                                                                  Nov 29 & 30, 2008
                  Radiographic Interpretation for                 Mar 21 & 22, 2009                            LearninG tooLs:
                  Dental Technologists [IDL96]                                                                 On-site Clinical Experience
                                                                  GettinG starteD:
                  ON-SITE                                         On-site Practical Attire - Scrubs,           aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                  clinic shoes and approved safety             Learning Format – The course is
                  In this course you will find an introduction                                                 taught through a combination
                  to radiographic terminology, identifica-        glasses or prescription glasses
                                                                  must be worn in a clinical setting           of lecture and clinical exercises.
                  tion of types of dental radiographs, quality                                                 All clinical experience will be
                  imaging, identification of normal radio-        Materials Required - A NAIT                  conducted in the NAIT laboratory.
                  graphic anatomy and a review of dental          manual will be provided.
                  anatomy in radiographic format. You will
                  leave with a thorough understanding and
                  the ability to use radiographs to utilize the
                  underlying supporting structures of a den-
                  tal appliance or denture.




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denturist Courses
CONTACT
For program information | p 780.471.8761 | e dental@nait.ca


                                            PROGRAM MODEL/                                 GettinG starteD:
                                                                                           Materials - A supply list will
                                            COMPLETION REqUIREMENTS                        be provided when you register.
                                            CertiFiCation                                  On-site Clinical Attire - You
                                                                                           are required to wear a lab
                                            Certificates of completion will be issued      coat and safety glasses.
                                            for certain courses, otherwise a state-
                                            ment of marks is available.                    LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                           On-site Clinical Experience
                                            aCCreDitation                                  aDDitionaL inFo:
                                            Courses are accredited by the Commis-          Learning Format - One-day
                                            sion on Dental Accreditation of Canada.        course consisting of lecture
                                                                                           and on-site clinical exercises.
                                            CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                           Hours include: 8 homestudy
                                                                                           hours and 8 clinical hours.
                                            As a denturist, you work as part of the
                                                                                           Completion - A pre-study
                                            dental health team, with dentists, dental      manual must be completed
                                            hygienists, dental technicians and oral        prior to the course.
                                            surgeons, to provide the best denture care
  “The Denturist Technology                 and service to patients. Employment can
                                            be found in a variety of settings from clin-
                                                                                           Oral Assessment with Periodontal
   program is a great jump
                                            ics, to hospitals or educational facilities.
                                                                                           Screening and Recording [IDE61]
   start to success in life and                                                            CORRESPONDENCE + ON-SITE
   promises a bright future.                ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                          Start strong with a useful review of oral
   I strongly advise that                   For these courses, you must be a regis-        anatomy and oral inspection procedures.
   motivated individuals with an            tered denturist or recommended by the          After the groundwork is covered, pro-
   entrepreneurial vision study             College of Alberta Denturists.                 ceed into a comprehensive introduction
   and consider this program to             Fluency in written and spoken English is       of periodontal screening and recording.
                                            essential for student success                  Learn to use the results of this exam to
   achieve goals that provide the
                                                                                           create and communicate a treatment
   desired financial security, as
                                            REGISTRATION                                   plan and motivate patients to seek peri-
   well as contributing back to the                                                        odontal care.
   community in a positive way.”            Registration for all denturist courses is
                                            managed directly through the Dental            Prerequisite: You must be a licensed
                                            Continuing Education office. Please note       denturist or a registered intern dentur-
  William Pitcher, Denturist
                                            that a copy of your provincial registration    ist to enrol.
  Technology, 2nd Year Student
                                            is required.                                   Note: Fee includes probe.
                                                                                           Fee: $405     Hours: 24
                                            COURSES
OVERVIEW                                                                                   Dates:
                                            Facebow and the Partially or                   Nov 1 & 2, 2008
As a currently practicing denturist look-   Fully Edentulous Patient [IDE60]               GettinG starteD:
ing to enhance your skills with further                                                    On-site Clinical Attire - You are
education you’ll find what you’re look-     ON-SITE                                        required to wear scrubs, clinic
ing for in our series of post-graduate      Acquire the knowledge and skills required      shoes and safety glasses or
courses. All offered courses are accred-    for using a facebow transfer while provid-     prescription glasses.
ited by the Commission on Dental Ac-        ing prosthodontic treatment for the par-       LearninG tooLs:
creditation of Canada. Continuing your      tially or fully edentulous patient.            On-site Clinical Experience
education will ensure your skills are
                                            Prerequisite: Must be a licensed denturist     aDDitionaL inFo:
always up-to-date and you’ll stay com-
                                            or a registered intern denturist.              Learning Format – You must complete
petitive in the job market.
                                                                                           a homestudy manual prior to the course
                                            Fee: $305      Hours: 16                       to participate in clinical exercises. Hours
                                            Dates:                                         include: 8 homestudy hours and 16 on-
                                            Jan 31, 2009                                   site hours. As well, you are required to
                                                                                           act as a patient for fellow students.




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                  Patient Clinical Records                       Treatment Planning for Removable            Surveying for Partial Denture
                  [IDE301]                                       Prosthodontics [IDE302]                     Design [IDE303]
                  CORRESPONDENCE                                 CORRESPONDENCE                              CORRESPONDENCE
                  Gain the skill to effectively record and       Restore the appearance and function of      As a denturist you are the first person
                  maintain dental records in a clinical set-     missing teeth for patients with the use     in line responsible for ensuring patient
                  ting. Instruction will include guidelines      of removable prosthodontics, by learn-      prosthodontics are as perfect as possible.
                  for recording services rendered, forensic      ing how to develop an effective treat-      Learn how to increase your success in
                  odontology, nomenclature, Black’s classi-      ment plan, define diagnosis and provide     this team process by taking this introduc-
                  fication of cavity preparations, restorative   valuable support during removable den-      tion into the elements of dental survey-
                  and periodontal charting. Throughout the       ture therapy.                               ing. You’ll come away with the knowledge
                  course you will find there is considerable     Prerequisite: You must be a licensed        and skills necessary to perform surveying
                  emphasis placed on accuracy of legal           denturist or eligible for licensure based   procedures prior to partial denture design
                  documentation.                                 on a letter of recommendation from          in order to help the clinician determine
                  Prerequisite: You must be a licensed den-      a provincial regulatory body. As well,      the treatments necessary to improve the
                  turist or a registered intern denturist or     you must have completed IDE301 or an        patient’s oral health.
                  eligible for licensure based on a letter of    equivalent course.                          Prerequisite: You must be a licensed den-
                  recommendation from a provincial regu-         Fee: $355    Hours: 25                      turist or eligible for licensure based on a
                  latory body.                                                                               letter of recommendation from a provin-
                                                                 Dates:                                      cial regulatory body. As well, you must
                  Fee: $380     Hours: 34                        Continuous Intake,                          have completed IDE301 or equivalent
                  Dates:                                         6 months homestudy
                                                                                                             and IDE302.
                  Continuous Intake,                             GettinG starteD:
                  6 months homestudy                                                                         Fee: $400     Hours: 40
                                                                 A homestudy manual is supplied.
                  GettinG starteD:                                                                           Dates:
                                                                 LearninG tooLs:
                  Materials - A home-study                                                                   Continuous Intake,
                                                                 Correspondence
                  manual and a PSR probe                                                                     6 months homestudy
                  are included in the course fee.                aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                                             GettinG starteD:
                                                                 Learning Format - Completion of a
                  LearninG tooLs:                                                                            Materials – A homestudy
                                                                 homestudy manual and a written
                  Correspondence                                                                             manual supplied.
                                                                 assignment are mandatory.
                  aDDitionaL inFo:                                                                           LearninG tooLs:
                  Learning Format – You must                                                                 Correspondence
                  complete a homestudy manual.                                                               aDDitionaL inFo:
                  Exams – There will be one                                                                  You will complete a homestudy
                  open-book exam.                                                                            manual and submit an assignment.




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                                                                                                                                          Health + Safety
Evidence Based Approached                      Complete Denture Review                       Dental Asepsis [HC200]
for Removable Partial Denture                  [DHS500]
Design [IDE304]                                                                              CORRESPONDENCE
                                               ON-SITE CLINICAL ExPERIENCE                   Learn the aspects of preventing disease
CORRESPONDENCE + ON CAMPUS                     Give patient’s a reason to smile. Keep        in the oral health profession by examin-
Explore the treatment protocols for the        your denture knowledge and skills up-         ing transmission of infectious disease,
partially edentulous patient. You will learn   to-date with this total review of the         inhibition of transmission, sterilization,
about tissue responses to tooth loss, the      complete set-up process. You’ll cover         disinfection, personal protection and
impact of prosthodontic intervention on        it all, including choice of teeth, shades     transportation guidelines for dental
oral health, classification based mechani-     and more. This is appropriate training for    specimens. No matter what area of the
cal RPD designs and the importance of          you if you’re already a practicing dental     dental profession you work in you’ll find
having a consistent treatment protocol in      technologist or denturist who wants to        this course informative and helpful.
place. Treatment choices for the patient       enhance your expertise in this area.          Prerequisite: See program entrance re-
and the importance of communication            Prerequisite: You must be a licensed den-     quirements.
within the dental health care team will        turist or a registered intern denturist or
be outlined. As well, using patient case                                                     Fee: $330    Hours: 34
                                               eligible for licensure based on a letter of
scenarios you will review the various evi-     recommendation from a provincial regu-        Dates:
dence-based prosthodontic designs.             latory body.                                  Continuous Intake,
                                                                                             6 months homestudy
Prerequisite: You must be a licensed           Fee: $550     Hours: 16
denturist or a registered intern denturist                                                   GettinG starteD:
or eligible for licensure based on a let-      Dates:                                        A course manual will be supplied.
ter of recommendation from a provincial        Oct 24 & 25, 2008
                                                                                             LearninG tooLs:
regulatory body. As well, you must have        LearninG tooLs:                               Correspondence
completed IDE301 or equivalent, IDE            On-site Clinical Experience
                                                                                             aDDitionaL inFo:
302 and IDE303.                                aDDitionaL inFo:                              Learning Format - You will
Note: You must register 6 weeks prior to       Learning Format - Short lecture               complete a homestudy manual.
commencement date.                             sessions followed by clinical
                                                                                             Exams - One exam will be
                                               exercises. There will not be any
Fee: $1,600 Hours: 92                                                                        written either at NAIT or another
                                               pre-study material – everything
                                                                                             approved educational centre.
Dates:                                         is covered on-site.
August 14 to 17, 2008
GettinG starteD:
Materials – A supply list will
be provided following registration
as well as a homestudy manual.
LearninG tooLs:
On-site Clinical Experience
aDDitionaL inFo:
Learning Format - You will complete
a homestudy manual as well as
on-site clinical exercises. Hours
include: 60 homestudy (theory)
hours and 32 on-site practical hours.




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                  eMergenCy ManageMent diPloMa
                  CONTACT
                  For program information | p 780.378.5000 | e EMtraining@nait.ca | w www.nait.ca/em


                                                                 Course work focuses on four key areas:        There are common themes and prac-
                                                                 mitigation, planning, response and re-        tices in emergency management that
                                                                 covery.                                       apply to any organization, regardless of
                                                                 The ideal candidate for this program is       size, capacity, location or culture. Learn
                                                                 a mature student with several years of        about the practical application of these
                                                                 work experience. A work background in         practices and the broad spectrum of pro-
                                                                 one or more of the following areas would      cesses that are encompassed by emer-
                                                                 be an asset: emergency services (e.g.,        gency management.
                                                                 police, fire, EMS), security, military, in-   Fee: $550    Hours: 51
                                                                 dustry, health care, government, or work-     Dates:
                                                                 place health & safety.                        Sept 1 to Dec 19, 2008
                                                                 The Emergency Management program              GettinG starteD:
                                                                 includes 30 courses, plus two practi-         Required textbook - The Canadian
                                                                 cums. Students with extensive previous        Fire Officer’s Guide to Emergency
                                                                 experience may be eligible for advanced       Management.
                                                                 credit. The courses are delivered online      LearninG tooLs:
                                                                 via WebCT.                                    WebCT
                    “I have worked in the emergency              A NAIT Continuing Education Diploma           aDDitionaL inFo:
                     management field for more                   in Emergency Management will be               This is the lead course in the
                                                                 awarded upon successful completion of         program and must be taken first.
                     than 25 years. I decided to
                                                                 the program.
                     return to school to formalize
                                                                                                               People and Groups in Disasters:
                     the on the job training and                 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                          A Sociological Perspective
                     skills I had acquired. NAIT was             The field of Emergency Management is          [EMG101]
                     the logical choice due to their             currently one of the fastest-growing ca-
                                                                                                               ONLINE
                     flexible learning schedule and              reers in North America. Graduates can
                                                                 expect to find employment in the pub-         People will behave unpredictably in an
                     diversity of courses. Working
                                                                 lic sector and in many industry sectors,      emergency or disaster. It takes time and
                     full-time and taking several                                                              experience to know what kinds of indi-
                                                                 such as Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Energy
                     courses is possible with NAIT.”             Generation and Transmission, Forestry,        vidual or group behaviours can happen
                                                                 Transportation and Agriculture.               under different circumstances.
                     Katherine Forgaard-Pullen,
                     current EM student, employed at                                                           The course delves into the extensive
                     Transportation Safety Board of
                                                                 ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                         body of research and literature that ex-
                     Canada, Ontario Region                      There are no formal prerequisites to be-      ists on this topic and identifies those
                                                                 gin the program; however, some Emer-          elements that should guide emergency
                                                                 gency Management courses must be              planning, response and recovery. You will
                                                                 taken prior to others as you work your        study and discuss predictable behaviours
                  OVERVIEW                                       way through the program. See course de-       that are commonly shown by individuals
                                                                 scriptions for further details.               or groups during an emergency event.
                  Emergencies and disasters can happen
                  anywhere, anytime. Are you up for the                                                        Prerequisite: EMG100
                  challenge of dealing head-on with an           COURSES                                       Fee: $550    Hours: 85
                  emergency?
                                                                 Overview of Emergency                         Dates:
                  The Emergency Management Diploma               Management [EMG100]                           Sept 1 to Dec 19, 2008
                  program provides you with a fundamen-
                                                                 ONLINE                                        GettinG starteD:
                  tal understanding of Emergency Man-                                                          Required textbook - The
                  agement across a broad spectrum of             Emergency Management is a dynamic             Canadian Fire Officer’s Guide
                  working environments. You will gradu-          field involving many concepts, best prac-     to Emergency Management.
                  ate with the practical skills to effectively   tices and management approaches. You          LearninG tooLs:
                  supervise or manage Emergency Man-             will gain insight into the full scope of      WebCT
                  agement functions.                             emergency management and develop a
                                                                 strong conceptual framework. This over-
                                                                 view will set you up for success in your
                                                                 future courses.




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                                                                                                                                         Health + Safety
Organizational Behaviour I                    Fee: $550    Hours: 68                      Fee: $550     Hours: 51
[EMG102]                                      Dates:                                      Dates:
                                              Sept 1 to Dec 19, 2008                      Sept 1 to Dec 19, 2008
ONLINE
                                              GettinG starteD:                            LearninG tooLs:
Understanding organizational behaviour
                                              Required textbooks - Grammar                WebCT
is a key tool in an emergency manager’s       Good? and Power Tools for
toolbox! If you don’t understand people       Technical Communication.
and organizations, your effectiveness as                                                  Environmental Issues for
a manager will be limited.                    LearninG tooLs:                             Emergency Planning and
                                              WebCT                                       Response [EMG106]
Learn about the basic concepts of organi-
zational behaviour, the significance of or-                                               ONLINE
ganizational structures and the behaviours
                                              Emergency Planning [EMG104]
                                                                                          There are many environmental issues to
of people within those structures. Empha-     ONLINE                                      consider as part of your emergency plan-
sis is placed on the respective influences                                                ning and response duties. You will learn
                                              Do you know what a good emergency
that managers and employees can have                                                      about:
                                              plan should look like?
on the organization, and how work is car-
ried out within the organization.             You will learn the complete process          • effective emergency planning
                                              of emergency planning, as differenti-          to mitigate or avoid negative
Course work examines specific methods                                                        environmental effects when
                                              ated from the more global practice of
for managing groups to achieve produc-                                                       an emergency arises, e.g.,
                                              emergency management. Planning for
tivity and satisfactory outcomes.                                                            ensuring effective means of
                                              emergencies is defined and outlined            containment for spills or releases
Prerequisite: EMG100                          step-by-step and students are provided
                                                                                           • effective emergency response,
Fee, Dates + Hours:                           with a framework for the development of        in order to mitigate environmental
Please see www.nait.ca/em                     an emergency plan that can be custom-          impacts which may result from
for current information.                      ized to a variety of organizations.            an emergency
GettinG starteD:                              Prerequisite: EMG100 and EMG101             Students will study and discuss a wide
Required textbook - Canadian                  Fee: $550    Hours: 68                      range of issues, practices and approaches
Organizational Behaviour,                                                                 related to environmental protection in a
6th Edition.                                  Dates:
                                                                                          disaster situation, and to effectively miti-
                                              Sept 1 to Dec 19, 2008
LearninG tooLs:                                                                           gate the effects of the incident or carry
WebCT                                         LearninG tooLs:                             out remediation measures.
                                              WebCT
                                                                                          Prerequisite: EMG104
Communication/Presentation                                                                Fee, Dates + Hours:
Skills [EMG103]                               Emergency Planning and Response
                                                                                          Please see www.nait.ca/em
                                              for Dangerous Goods Incidents               for current information.
ONLINE                                        [EMG105]
Clear communication is vital for emer-                                                    LearninG tooLs:
                                              ONLINE                                      WebCT
gency managers. If you or your organi-
zation can’t communicate effectively,         Knowing how to recognize and handle
emergency management objectives or            dangerous goods is a critical part of
responses may be compromised.                 emergency management. Learn about
                                              the history and purpose of Dangerous
Learn about the key issues, techniques,
                                              Goods legislation and study best prac-
tools and processes related to the ef-
                                              tices regarding the production, storage
fective communication of information
                                              and transportation of hazardous or dan-
across a wide range of audiences.
                                              gerous goods.
The focus of the course is on community-
                                              This is an area requiring thorough knowl-
based presentations or interactions, with
                                              edge and planning, to avoid incidents and
the overall goal of making a clear and
                                              ensure worker and public safety. You will
positive impact at all times.
                                              learn planning methods, drawing from a
Prerequisite: EMG100                          set of practical tools.
                                              Prerequisite: EMG104




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                  Physical Security Planning                    Organizational Behaviour:                     Environmental Impact
                  [EMG107]                                      A Disaster Focus [EMG200]                     Assessment [EMG202]
                  ONLINE                                        ONLINE                                        ONLINE
                  In an unpredictable world, emergency          Emergency managers work with a wide           What is an environmental impact assess-
                  planners need to know about security          variety of people and groups, often over      ment (EIA)? How does it relate to emer-
                  planning! Learn the basics of physical        the course of a single disaster event.        gency management?
                  security planning for plants and sites        Understanding organizational behav-           Learn why EIAs are an important busi-
                  deemed to be vulnerable.                      iour concepts is critical to successful       ness issue and how they are carried out.
                  Learn about the many linkages between         management!                                   Examine the purposes of an EIA, discover
                  emergency planning and site security          This course provides an overview of orga-     who gets involved in EIAs, what kinds of
                  for industrial operations, as well as other   nizational behaviour (OB) with emphasis       processes are followed to complete an
                  sites, such as railway or trucking centres,   on team composition and dynamics, re-         EIA, and how to deal with any outcomes.
                  warehousing or storage locations, air-        lationships and affiliation, organizational   Building on this framework, learn how to
                  ports and large buildings or complexes.       culture and boundaries, communications,       utilize an EIA to make operational deci-
                  You will study the principles and prac-       decision-making, and the impact of stress     sions and set priorities.
                  tices that help to assure the enhance-        on organizations. These topics build on       Prerequisite: EMG104
                  ment of plant/site security and how to        traditional OB theory with emphasis on
                                                                practical application of OB techniques        Fee, Dates + Hours:
                  link these practices to emergency plan-                                                     Please see www.nait.ca/em
                  ning methods.                                 during emergencies.
                                                                                                              for current information.
                  Prerequisite: EMG104                          Prerequisite: EMG101 and EMG102
                                                                                                              LearninG tooLs:
                  Fee, Dates + Hours:                           Fee, Dates + Hours:                           WebCT
                  Please see www.nait.ca/em                     Please see www.nait.ca/em
                  for current information.                      for current information.
                                                                                                              Emergency Related Issues for
                  LearninG tooLs:                               LearninG tooLs:                               First Responders [EMG203]
                  WebCT                                         WebCT
                                                                                                              ONLINE
                  Hazard Recognition [EMG108]                   Emergency Exercises:                          First responders are those “on the front
                                                                Development, Conduct &                        lines” in emergency situations. Depend-
                  ONLINE                                        Evaluation [EMG201]                           ing on the emergency, first responders
                  The recognition and control of hazards is                                                   may include fire, police, security, Emer-
                                                                ONLINE                                        gency Medical Services, Emergency So-
                  vital to the prevention and mitigation of
                  emergencies and disasters.                    Emergency managers rely on the simula-        cial Services, dangerous goods teams,
                                                                tion of emergencies as a crucial means of     and many others.
                  You will gain a thorough understanding of     improving emergency plans and training
                  Canadian Workplace Safety legislation.                                                      Every emergency situation is differ-
                                                                emergency personnel.                          ent. Students will explore many issues
                  Emphasis is placed on workplace hazard
                  assessment, identification and control.       You will study in detail the processes used   and themes relating to first responders,
                  You will also learn about workplace haz-      to design, conduct and evaluate exercises     within the overall scope of emergency
                  ard inspections and audits, incident in-      (or simulations) that test the capacity of    preparedness, response and recovery.
                  vestigations and other practices related      emergency plans to meet their expected        Prerequisite: EMG100
                  to ensuring safe workplaces.                  objectives. Key documents for exercise
                                                                planning are defined and students will        Fee, Dates + Hours:
                  Prerequisite: EMG100                          work with a model for exercise design.        Please see www.nait.ca/em
                                                                                                              for current information.
                  Fee, Dates + Hours:                           Prerequisite: EMG104
                  Please see www.nait.ca/em                                                                   LearninG tooLs:
                  for current information.                      Fee: $550     Hours: 85                       WebCT
                  LearninG tooLs:                               Dates:
                  WebCT                                         Sept 1 to Dec 19, 2008
                                                                LearninG tooLs:
                                                                WebCT




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                                                                                                                                       Health + Safety
Critical Incident Stress                     Basic Practicum (Field                        Fee: $550    Hours: 51
Management [EMG204]                          Placement) [EMG206]                           Dates:
                                                                                           Sept 1 to Dec 23, 2008
ONLINE                                       ON-SITE
                                                                                           GettinG starteD:
An emergency event brings with it a          Get a taste of the real world and test your
                                                                                           Required textbooks - Order from DRI
unique set of stresses. Emergency profes-    emergency management knowledge by             Canada: 1-888-728-3742.
sionals need to know what different kinds    working under the guidance of experi-
                                                                                            • BCLE 2000 Accelerated
of stress and stress-related issues can      enced professionals in the field!                Course v 2.0, Books 1 and 2
arise during an emergency response and       Gain basic hands-on emergency planning         • BCLE 2000 Cosmos Case Study
be able to implement appropriate critical    experience through a well-defined practi-      • BCLE 2000 Tools & Resources
incident stress management strategies.       cum. You will be linked with an organiza-
                                                                                           LearninG tooLs:
Course work will deal with stress-related    tion (e.g., municipality, corporation) and
                                                                                           WebCT
issues for emergency responders and          expected to conduct a review of the
planners, including support systems and      organization’s emergency program and
procedures for managing stress.              provide recommendations to improve or         Managing the Emergency
                                             strengthen the program.                       [EMG300]
Prerequisite: EMG203
Fee, Dates + Hours:                          Prerequisite: Completion of 14 Emer-          ONLINE
Please see www.nait.ca/em                    gency Management courses.                     Students will do in-depth reviews of the
for current information.                     Fee: $550     Hours: 68                       issues, processes, tools and standard
GettinG starteD:                             Dates:                                        systems (e.g., ICS, ESM, and BCERMS)
Required textbook: Critical                  Please see www.nait.ca/em                     developed to manage responses and re-
Stress Operations Manual.                    for current information.                      sources during an emergency, as well as
LearninG tooLs:                                                                            managing the consequences arising from
                                             LearninG tooLs:
WebCT                                                                                      the emergency event.
                                             On-site
                                                                                           Emergency Operation Centres and Com-
Resource Management in                                                                     mand Posts are covered, and different
                                             Business Continuity & Disaster
Disaster Situations [EMG205]                                                               command or management systems are
                                             Recovery (DRI Canada)
                                                                                           reviewed and compared for their applica-
ONLINE                                       [EMG207]
                                                                                           bility to different types of emergencies.
Learn how the effective management of        ONLINE                                        Prerequisite: EMG200
resources during a disaster can help to      After a disaster, any affected organiza-
mitigate problems or issues arising from                                                   Fee, Dates + Hours:
                                             tion will need help returning to normal       Please see www.nait.ca/em
the disaster.                                business operations. The framework            for current information.
You will study existing management           for learning in this course is built on ten
                                                                                           LearninG tooLs:
theories and build on them within the        standardized professional practices for
                                                                                           WebCT
context of disaster situations. When a       business continuity.
community experiences a disaster or an       You will learn about the fundamental
emergency, there is often a wide range       needs, principles, processes, and re-
of resources that come forward to help.      sources that assist organizations to
Each resource needs to be directed or        effectively resume their operations fol-
guided to the most effective area of work,   lowing emergency situations.
response or assistance.
                                             This course is provided by DRI Canada.
Learn about managing the issues, chal-       Following completion, students are eli-
lenges and varied processes or require-      gible to write the qualifying examination
ments that will be part of the disaster      for DRI’s ABCP Certification designation.
response and your management efforts.
                                             Prerequisite: Completion of 8 Emergency
Prerequisite: EMG104                         Management courses.
Fee, Dates + Hours:
Please see www.nait.ca/em
for current information.
LearninG tooLs:
WebCT




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                  Recovery and Business                         Risk Management: Structure and                Volunteer Management in
                  Resumption [EMG301]                           Process [EMG303]                              Disaster Situations [EMG305]
                  ONLINE                                        ONLINE                                        ONLINE
                  Most businesses or organizations will         How does risk management theory relate        When disasters happen, people will typi-
                  have trouble coping with a disaster and       to emergency management?                      cally step forward to assist in any way
                  its after-effects. Discover which types of    Study the principles, structure and           they can. As an emergency manager, you
                  activities and strategies will best facili-   processes of risk management. Learn           need to know how make effective use of
                  tate a quick return to normal business        how to apply general risk management          these volunteer resources.
                  operations. Learn how to plan ahead for       theory, best practices and resources to       Learn about the issues and challenges
                  emergency recovery, how to implement          the different phases of emergency man-        in effectively managing and guiding vol-
                  a recovery plan and how to measure the        agement. Emphasis is on the application       unteers to the most appropriate tasks.
                  success of the recovery operation and         of risk management strategies in miti-        Study the systems and processes which
                  the plan.                                     gating and preparing for disasters and        will help you meet these challenges.
                  Different approaches are discussed that       major emergencies.                            Because groups of volunteers tend to be
                  are relevant to different types of busi-      Prerequisite: EMG104, EMG108.                 transient, ill-defined and with variable
                  nesses or organizations.                                                                    skill sets, students will learn how to adapt
                                                                Fee, Dates + Hours:
                  Prerequisite: EMG207                          Please see www.nait.ca/em                     more traditional organizational manage-
                  Fee, Dates + Hours:                           for current information.                      ment methods to the unique challenges
                  Please see www.nait.ca/em                                                                   related to disaster response volunteers.
                                                                LearninG tooLs:
                  for current information.                                                                    Emphasis will be placed on practical
                                                                WebCT
                                                                                                              management methods and supervisory
                  LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                                              practices that are geared to managing
                  WebCT                                         Emergency Social Services                     groups of volunteers in an organized and
                                                                (ESS) [EMG304]                                productive manner.
                  Building and Maintaining Positive
                  Community Relations [EMG302]                  ONLINE                                        Prerequisite: EMG104
                                                                When disaster strikes, people need help.      Fee, Dates + Hours:
                  ONLINE                                        An emergency manager needs to under-          Please see www.nait.ca/em
                  Learn how to build excellent community        stand all aspects of an emergency from        for current information.
                  relations that will improve your ability      a human perspective, and how to man-          LearninG tooLs:
                  to plan for and respond to emergencies,       age emergency social services (ESS) ef-       WebCT
                  with the support of the community.            ficiently.
                  Students will study proven theories and       You will learn the structure and compo-       Mitigation: The First Line of
                  tools that are helpful in building posi-      nents of ESS, including key agencies and      Defense [EMG306]
                  tive community relations. You will learn      common issues that arise during emer-
                  about cooperative and collaborative ap-       gencies. You will also study a range of ac-   ONLINE
                  proaches to effectively plan for, respond     tivities and processes that are commonly      Being prepared before an emergency
                  to and recover from emergencies and           used to mitigate human suffering and          happens is one of the most vital roles of
                  disasters.                                    minimize the effects of the emergency         the emergency management team! Miti-
                  Prerequisite: EMG103, EMG104, EMG200.         on those impacted.                            gation is essential.

                  Fee, Dates + Hours:                           Emphasis is also placed on establishing       Learn about the most effective actions
                  Please see www.nait.ca/em                     effective processes for Registration and      that any organization can taken to mini-
                  for current information.                      Inquiry (R&I), as well as best practices in   mize the likelihood of an emergency and
                                                                key service areas, such as clothing, food     mitigate negative impacts if an emer-
                  LearninG tooLs:
                                                                and shelter.                                  gency does occur.
                  WebCT
                                                                Prerequisite: EMG104, EMG200.                 Topics covered include the conceptual
                                                                Fee, Dates + Hours:                           framework of mitigation, inherent is-
                                                                Please see www.nait.ca/em                     sues, key players, and mitigation-related
                                                                for current information.                      activities.
                                                                LearninG tooLs:                               Prerequisite: EMG104
                                                                WebCT
                                                                                                              Fee: $550     Hours: 68
                                                                                                              Dates:
                                                                                                              Sept 1 to Dec 19, 2008
                                                                                                              LearninG tooLs:
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Introduction to Land Use                      Incident Command System                        You will follow a step-by-step guide
Planning: An Emergency                        [EMG401]                                       through the issues, concepts, and mecha-
Planners Tool [EMG307]                                                                       nisms that come into play in building and
                                              ONLINE                                         sustaining a community that is resilient
ONLINE                                        The Incident Command System (ICS)              and prepared for a disaster.
Land use planning is an important tool        is one of the cornerstones of effective        Prerequisite: EMG200 and EMG302.
for emergency planners. You will be in-       emergency management. A standard-
troduced to land use planning principles,     ized management tool for meeting the           Fee, Dates + Hours:
                                                                                             Please see www.nait.ca/em
objectives, legislation, and processes.       demands of small or large emergency or
                                                                                             for current information.
Students will focus on how to imple-          non-emergency situations, this system
                                              may be used for planned events, natural        LearninG tooLs:
ment land use planning strategies which                                                      WebCT
will support emergency management             disasters, and acts of terrorism.
measures, such as flood prevention,           You will study and discuss ICS organiza-
earthquake impact reduction, landslide        tional structure, roles and responsibilities   Emergency Management
prevention and other mitigating actions       and scenario-based planning.                   Perspective Series [EMG403A]
at the local government level.                Course work provides training and re-          ONLINE
Prerequisite: EMG306                          sources for personnel who are likely to        The health care sector is involved in most
Fee, Dates + Hours:                           assume a supervisory position within an        disaster responses and it is critical that
Please see www.nait.ca/em                     ICS, and is the equivalent of ICS I-200        health facilities have a clear and concise
for current information.                      training. Canadian Interagency Forest Fire     disaster plan that is known and under-
                                              Centre (CIFFC) certification (I-200 level)     stood by the health care professionals
LearninG tooLs:
                                              will be awarded on successful completion       that will respond.
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                                              of the course.
                                                                                             Learn the issues related to emergency
                                              Prerequisite: EMG104                           management in the health care sector, in-
The Management of Crisis
[EMG400]                                      Fee, Dates + Hours:                            cluding the management of mass casualty
                                              Please see www.nait.ca/em                      incidents and public health emergencies
ONLINE                                        for current information.                       such as influenza, SARS or pandemics.
Disasters require timely and effective        LearninG tooLs:                                You will study the Canadian Emergency
crisis management to protect lives and        WebCT                                          Health Management framework, Emer-
property, reduce damage and loss, and                                                        gency Health legislation and facility emer-
minimize or prevent environmental                                                            gency management, as well as important
                                              Building an Emergency Resilient
damage.                                                                                      roles, responsibilities and operational
                                              Community [EMG402]
Explore the management of a crisis from                                                      trends in disaster health management.
the point of view of the emergency op-        ONLINE
                                                                                             Prerequisite: EMG100
erations environment. You will study the      Every community would like to avoid po-
use of various management systems or          tentially negative consequences arising        Fee, Dates + Hours:
                                                                                             Please see www.nait.ca/em
models during a crisis, and the outcomes      from an emergency or disaster.
                                                                                             for current information.
achieved by each system or model.             Students will learn how to work effec-
                                                                                             LearninG tooLs:
The course provides a framework that          tively with surrounding communities and        WebCT
is applicable to any type of crisis, and to   the organizations within those commu-
any type of operation or industry, at any     nities, with the overall aim of enhancing
organizational level.                         each community’s ability to withstand
Prerequisite: EMG200, EMG205,                 the impact of an emergency or disaster.
EMG300.                                       You will study resilience and capacity-
                                              building from diverse perspectives,
Fee, Dates + Hours:                           including social, operational, resource
Please see www.nait.ca/em                     availability, and operational capability.
for current information.
LearninG tooLs:
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                  Emergency Management                         Crisis Management: A Boardroom               Physical Security [EMG405]
                  Perspective Series [EMG403B]                 Perspective [EMG404]
                                                                                                            ONLINE
                  ONLINE                                       ONLINE                                       The physical security of facilities and key
                  The petroleum industry presents unique       Crisis management involves many peo-         equipment is an important aspect of any
                  hazards to emergency management pro-         ple, who may be viewing the situation        organization’s emergency management
                  fessionals and emergency responders,         from a number of different angles.           program.
                  particularly as related to the production,   Emergency managers need to under-            Best practices towards assuring the
                  storage and transportation of oil, gas and   stand how a corporation or organization      physical security of assets are discussed.
                  related products.                            may be thinking, from a “boardroom”          You will learn the components of a model
                  Students will learn the issues, concerns,    perspective. Similarly, emergency man-       physical security plan for a facility, how to
                  legislative requirements, emergency          agers need to be able to communicate         correctly identify critical assets and what
                  management practices and operational         clearly with corporate leaders about vital   is available to mitigate the risks. Students
                  trends for effective emergency manage-       emergency planning or response issues.       will use the planning process to assess
                  ment in the petroleum industry.              Focusing on corporate-based crisis, you      priorities and to develop and implement
                  Prerequisite: EMG100                         will study and discuss issues, key roles,    an Integrated Physical Security Plan.
                                                               systems, and procedures.                     Prerequisite: EMG104
                  Fee, Dates + Hours:
                  Please see www.nait.ca/em                    Prerequisite: EMG400                         Fee, Dates + Hours:
                  for current information.                     Fee, Dates + Hours:                          Please see www.nait.ca/em
                  LearninG tooLs:                              Please see www.nait.ca/em                    for current information.
                  WebCT                                        for current information.                     LearninG tooLs:
                                                               LearninG tooLs:                              WebCT
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                                                                                                                                        Health + Safety
eMergenCy MediCal resPonder
CONTACT
For program information | p 780.378.5000 | e emr@nait.ca


                                               CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                         aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                            Learning Format – You’ll complete
                                               EMR service is a growing and expanding       the course by online study, plus
                                               career ready for new, qualified workers.     two mandatory lab weekends
                                               Graduates of the program are prepared        at NAIT Main Campus.
                                               for careers with first responder services,   Certification – NAIT Certificate
                                               in a variety of pre-hospital environments
                                               and on industrial sites in rural and urban   Emergency Medical Responder
                                               settings throughout Canada, as well as       [EMRT92]
                                               internationally.
                                                                                            CORRESPONDENCE + ON CAMPUS
                                               ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                        Develop skill and build up your own
                                               You must hold standard First Aid and         natural instinct necessary to respond
                                               Level C CPR.                                 to an emergency situation. The theory
                                                                                            component of the program is completed
                                               COURSES                                      by Correspondence and the mandatory
                                                                                            practical component is practiced in the
OVERVIEW                                       Emergency Medical Responder                  classroom at NAIT Main Campus. Suc-
As an Emergency Medical Responder,             [EMRT90-WA]                                  cessful completion of the course will al-
yours will be an important role, respon-                                                    low you to be eligible for the Provincial
                                               ONLINE                                       Registration Exam with the Alberta Col-
sible for initial scene survey, patient sta-
bilization, trauma and medical patient         Prepare yourself with the theory and         lege of Paramedics.
care, pharmacology, automated external         basic training behind how to react and
                                                                                            Prerequisite: You must hold standard
defibrillator (AED) administration and         what to do in an intense and time sensi-
                                                                                            First Aid and Level C CPR.
oxygen therapy. You’ll work collabora-         tive emergency situation. Cover topics in
                                               theory and practice such as what to do       Fee: $925    Hours: 160
tively with doctors, paramedics, social
services and search and rescue.                when you arrive at the scene and how to      Dates:
                                               first attend to a patient. The theory com-   Oct 10, 2008 to Jan 25, 2009 and
The EMR role is an entry point position        ponent of the course is completed online,    Two Lab Weekends
in emergency medical services training,        while the mandatory practical compo-         (Jan 9 to 11 and Jan 23 to 25)
leading into Emergency Medical Techni-         nent is completed in the classroom at        Feb 6 to June 28, 2009 and
cian and Paramedic training. As an EMR,        NAIT Main Campus.                            Two Lab Weekends
you’ll be a crucial part of the foundation                                                  (June 12 to 14 and June 26 to 28)
upon which Canadian emergency medi-            Prerequisite: You must hold standard
                                               First Aid and Level C CPR                    GettinG starteD:
cal systems are built. In rural and remote
                                                                                            Textbook - Brady, Emergency Medical
communities you may be the sole provider       Fee: $925    Hours: 160                      Responder: A Skills Approach, 2nd
of emergency services as part of a volun-      Dates:                                       Edition. To order, please contact the
teer organization. In bigger centres EMR’s     To be determined                             NAIT Bookstore.
are required in industry, the workplace, the
                                               GettinG starteD:                             aDDitionaL inFo:
police service and fire departments.                                                        Learning Format – You’ll complete
                                               Textbook - Brady, Emergency Medical
NAIT’s EMR program combines theory             Responder: A Skills Approach, 2nd            the course by homestudy plus two
with hands-on practical skills to prepare      Edition. To order, please contact the        mandatory lab weekends at NAIT
you for employment in this challenging         NAIT Bookstore.                              Main Campus.
field. Successful candidates are eligible                                                   Certification- NAIT Certificate.
for the provincial Registration Exam with
the Alberta College of Paramedics.




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                  food safety
                  CONTACT
                  Alana Jordison | p 780.378.5056 | e ecampus@nait.ca | w www.ecampusalberta.ca


                                                               COURSE                                        GettinG starteD:
                                                                                                             You must have a computer
                                                                                                             with Windows 98, ME or XP with
                                                               Food Safety [FNM90]                           Internet Explorer 5.0 or greater.
                                                               ONLINE                                        aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                               Beyond rubber gloves and hairnets.            Learning Format – Each topic
                                                               Learn about microorganisms, safe food-        area will consist of a learning outcome
                                                                                                             statement, object, comprehensive
                                                               handling practices to prevent foodborne
                                                                                                             text, references, application exercises
                                                               illnesses, maintaining a safe and sanitary    and self evaluation. If you experience
                                                               work environment and ensuring quality         difficultly along the way you will have
                                                               in foodservice operations. You’ll examine     the opportunity to contact an instructor
                                                               the application of programs for regulat-      by phone or email for assistance.
                                                               ing quality and strategies to ensure a safe   Completion - Upon completion of course
                                                               work environment. Upon successful com-        materials you should contact Alana
                                                               pletion of the course, you will have the      Jordison at 780.378.5056 to make
                                                               opportunity to write the Government of        arrangements to write the Government
                                                               Alberta Certificate Examination in Sani-      of Alberta Certificate Exam in
                  OVERVIEW                                     tation and Hygiene as required in Section     Sanitation and Safety.
                  Combine the skills you bring to the table    31 of the Alberta Public Health Act Food      Certification - Students who
                  with certification in product and work-      and Food Establishments Regulations.          have completed the course
                  place safety. Whether you work in a                                                        materials are eligible to write the
                                                               Note: You must pay the NAIT course fee
                                                                                                             Government of Alberta Certificate
                  commercial kitchen, production plant or      ($160) plus a $25 eCampus technical sup-      Exam in Sanitation and Safety.
                  restaurant, you will benefit from learning   port fee and a $35 eCampus tuition fee.       You will write the government
                  guidelines and procedures for keeping                                                      exam at an eCampus partner
                                                               nait Fee: $160         Hours: 12
                  your work area clean, sanitized and safe                                                   college with an exam supervisor.
                  for others. Food safety courses will also    Dates:                                        The pass mark for this exam is 70%.
                  prepare you for government regulated         Sept 9 to Oct 3, 2008
                  certification and will often satisfy em-     Oct 6 to 31, 2008
                                                               Nov 3 to 28, 2008
                  ployer requirements.
                                                               Nov 17 to Dec 12, 2008
                                                               Jan 5 to 30, 2009
                  CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                         Feb 2 to 27, 2009
                  Completing food safety courses will com-     Mar 2 to 27, 2009
                  pliment any training that involves food      Mar 30 to Apr 24, 2009
                                                               May 4 to 29, 2009
                  preparation or production.
                                                               Jun 1 to 26, 2009




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MagnetiC resonanCe iMaging (Mri) 2nd disCiPline
CONTACT
For program information | p 780.378.5000 | e mri2nd@nait.ca | w www.nait.ca/mri2


                                              aCCreDitation                              Magnetic Resonance Imaging
                                              The 2nd Discipline MRI program is fully    Physics II [MRI201]
                                              accredited by the Canadian Medical As-
                                                                                         ONLINE
                                              sociation (CMA).
                                                                                         Building on the material covered in MRI
                                              CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                       Physics 101, you will continue to learn the
                                                                                         processes involved in MRI, including MR
                                              As an MRI graduate you can enjoy a va-     angiography, imaging of flow, compen-
                                              riety of job opportunities in areas such   sation techniques and quality assurance
                                              as hospitals, private clinics, and any-    scan parameters and artifacts.
                                              where there are mobile scanners and
                                              research magnets.                          Prerequisite: MRI101
                                                                                         Fee: $875     Hours: 36
                                              ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                      Dates:
                                              A diploma in Medical Radiology, Ultra-     Cohort-based with intakes each
                                              sound, Nuclear Medicine or Radiation       January, May and September.
                                              Therapy. A current license from one of     GettinG starteD:
OVERVIEW                                      these disciplines also required.           Textbooks -MRI the Basics 2nd
Fresh skills and a bright future! As a Cer-                                              Edition, Ray Hashemi, William
tified MRI Technologist you’ll find the       REGISTRATION                               Bradely & Christopher Lisanti;
                                                                                         MRI in Practice 3rd Edition,
program focus on practical experience         Contact the program assistant at           Catherine Westbrook, Carolyn
and training complements your previous        780.378.5062. A copy of your current       Kaut Roth & John Talbot. To order,
study in medical radiology, nuclear medi-     registration as well as a completed copy   please contact the NAIT Bookstore.
cine, radiation therapy or ultrasound.        of the MRI Applicant Screening Form is     LearninG tooLs:
Exactly what you need to keep your skill      required. Once these have been reviewed    WebCT
up-to-date and remain competitive in the      by the Program Coordinator you will be
job market.                                   admitted into the program.
                                                                                         Magnetic Resonance Imaging
By training through NAIT you also have
                                              COURSES                                    Cross Sectional Anatomy
exclusive access to the NAIT DI Viewer,
                                                                                         [MRI102]
a system for viewing images online. This
award-winning tool was developed at           Magnetic Resonance Imaging                 ONLINE
NAIT for the use of the MRI program.          Physics I [MRI101]
                                                                                         Learn to identify anatomical structures
Unlike any other MRI training found           ONLINE                                     in a variety of different planes on MRI
across Canada, NAIT can offer you the         Take the first step to understanding how   images. Concentrating on the nervous
program exclusively online, allowing you      an MRI image is constructed. You’ll en-    system, chest, abdomen and pelvis, you
to work your continuing education goals       joy this detailed examination of MRI       will utilize the NAIT DI viewer to review
into your schedule. You can take the pro-     methodologies, including the fundamen-     hundreds of labelled MRI images in dif-
gram from anywhere in Canada, com-            tals of MR physics, discussion of pulse    ferent imaging planes shown with differ-
pleting your study with a sixteen week        sequences, image contrast, relaxation      ent image weightings.
clinical practicum.                           mechanisms and parameter trade-offs.       Prerequisite: MRI101 and MRI201

PROGRAM MODEL/                                Fee: $875    Hours: 64                     Fee: $475     Hours: 50
COMPLETION REqUIREMENTS                       Dates:                                     Dates:
                                              Cohort-based, with intakes each            Cohort-based, with intakes each
There are three intakes into this program     January, May and September.                January, May and September.
per year: May, September and January.
                                              GettinG starteD:                           LearninG tooLs:
From the date of commencement, you            Textbooks -MRI the Basics 2nd              WebCT
are allowed three years to complete the       Edition, Ray Hashemi, William
seven MRI 2nd Discipline courses, in-         Bradely & Christopher Lisanti;
cluding practicum.                            MRI in Practice 3rd Edition,
                                              Catherine Westbrook, Carolyn
CertiFiCation                                 Kaut Roth & John Talbot. To order,
Upon successful completion of the pro-        please contact the NAIT Bookstore.
gram you will receive a NAIT certificate.     LearninG tooLs:
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                  Magnetic Resonance Imaging                  Fee: $605     Hours: 40                        Magnetic Resonance Imaging
                  Cross-sectional Anatomy II                  Dates:                                         Practicum [MRI300]
                  [MRI202]                                    Cohort-based with intakes each
                                                              January, May and September.
                                                                                                             ON-SITE
                  ONLINE                                                                                     Put all your hard work and learning to use
                                                              GettinG starteD:
                  Build on earlier cross-sectional anatomy    Textbook - Magnetic Resonance                  during your clinical practicum. You’ll spend
                  studies, dealing primarily with the mus-    Procedures: Health Effects and                 your sixteen week practicum at a hospital
                  culoskeletal system, and covering the up-   Safety by Frank Shellock. To order,            or clinic that has been approved by NAIT
                  per and lower limbs concentrating on the    please contact the NAIT Bookstore.             for training in MRI. It may be necessary for
                  major joints of the body. Working with                                                     you to rotate between clinical sites to get
                                                              LearninG tooLs:
                  the NAIT DI viewer you will be able to      WebCT                                          a well-rounded MRI experience.
                  study from hundreds of labelled MRI im-                                                    Prerequisite: MRI101, MRI201, MRI102,
                  ages in different imaging planes and with                                                  MRI202, MRI100, MRI200.
                  different image weighting.                  Magnetic Resonance Imaging
                                                              Techniques & Application                       Fee: $1,790 Hours: 612
                  Prerequisite: MRI101, MRI201, MRI102.       [MRI200]                                       Dates:
                  Fee: $475    Hours: 36                                                                     Cohort-based, with intakes each
                                                              ONLINE
                  Dates:                                                                                     January, May and September.
                                                              Apply the theory you acquired in earlier
                  Cohort-based with intakes each                                                             GettinG starteD:
                  January, May and September.                 coursework. Through discussion of vari-
                                                                                                             All previous learning material
                                                              ous pathologies and how each is seen on
                  LearninG tooLs:                                                                            will be utilized during the
                                                              the MRI, you will develop an understand-       clinical practicum.
                  Online - WebCT
                                                              ing of how and why MRI techniques are
                                                              applied in the field. Several images show-     LearninG tooLs:
                  Magnetic Resonance Imaging                  ing basic positioning and coil use will pre-   On-site Clinical Experience
                  Patient Care & Safety [MRI100]              pare you for the clinical environment.
                  ONLINE                                      Prerequisite: MRI101, MRI201, MRI102,
                                                              MRI202, MRI100.
                  Safety is crucial in the MRI environment.
                  Here you will learn everything necessary    Fee: $605     Hours: 46
                  to become an effective and safe profes-     Dates:
                  sional MRI Technologist. You will acquire   Cohort-based with intakes each
                  knowledge and skill in patient and public   January, May and September.
                  screening as well as assessing and as-
                                                              GettinG starteD:
                  sisting patients with MRI exams. Further    Textbook - MRI in Practice 3rd
                  topics covered include basic MRI history,   Edition, Catherine Westbrook,
                  clinical history-taking, contrast agents    Carolyn Kaut Roth and John Talbot,
                  and sedative administration, infection      Blackwell Science Ltd. 2005. To order,
                  control, physical and psychological prep-   please contact the NAIT Bookstore.
                  aration for a MRI exam, as well as safety   LearninG tooLs:
                  regulations and biological hazards asso-    WebCT
                  ciated with MRI.
                  Prerequisite: MRI101, MRI201, MRI102,
                  MRI202.




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MediCal laBoratory assistant
CONTACT
For program information | p 780.378.5000 | e healthdistance@nait.ca


                                               CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                          Prerequisite: You must have successfully
                                                                                             completed ML100 or equivalent.
                                               The courses are best suited to Medical
                                                                                             Fee: $260    Hours: 15
                                               Laboratory Assistants already working in
                                               the field, such as hospitals, medical clin-   Dates:
                                               ics, and medical research laboratories,       Continuous Intake – Must
                                               looking to update skills or gain a com-       complete the course within
                                                                                             6 months of registration date.
                                               petitive advantage in the workplace.
                                                                                             LearninG tooLs:
                                               ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                         Correspondence
                                               Must currently be employed as a Medical       aDDitionaL inFo:
                                               Lab Assistant.                                Exams – You will have one final
                                                                                             multiple choice examination
                                                                                             worth 100% of your final mark.
                                               COURSES                                       Refer to the Exams section in the
                                                                                             program overview for specific details
                                               Medical Laboratory Assistant
                                               [ML100]
OVERVIEW                                                                                     Electrocardiography [ML202]
                                               CORRESPONDENCE
As a medical laboratory assistant already                                                    CORRESPONDENCE
working in the field you know how impor-       Take an intensive review of the funda-
                                               mentals making up your career in medi-        Learn how to test if a heart is healthy
tant your role is to the health care team,                                                   by evaluating the electrical activity and
offering support, communication to pa-         cal laboratory assisting. Covered in a
                                               three-module series, the topics of medi-      identifying problems in function. You’ll
tients and delivering accurate reports and                                                   review how to be effective at these tests
results to other heath care professionals.     cal terminology, anatomy and physi-
                                               ology, workplace safety and clerical/         and understand the results better by re-
You also know how vital it is to ensure                                                      viewing seven units. Such units include
your skills are current and your knowl-        professional practices and calculations
                                               will be examined.                             digital and analog instrumentation, re-
edge of the fundaments accurate.                                                             cording techniques for a 12 lead ECG,
Fitting education into your schedule can       Prerequisite: You must be employed in a       artifact recognition, remedies, discussion
be tough, but we make it easer by offering     Medical Laboratory setting to enrol.          of a technically accurate tracing and an
distance learning options. Go at your own      Fee: $610     Hours: 200                      introduction to arrhythmias.
pace, but feel confident that the courses      Dates:                                        Prerequisite: ML100 or equivalent.
are approved by the ACMLT (Alberta Col-        Continuous Intake – You must
lege of Medical Laboratory Technologists).                                                   Fee: $260    Hours: 20
                                               complete the course within 6
The courses offered cover the theoretical      months of registration date.                  Dates:
information only, consisting of specific ob-                                                 Continuous Intake – Must
                                               LearninG tooLs:
jectives, comprehensive notes, exercises,                                                    complete the course within
                                               Correspondence
and references. Throughout the courses,                                                      6 months of registration date.
if you’re ever feeling as though you could     aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                             LearninG tooLs:
                                               Exams – There will be one
use extra help or support, we also have                                                      Correspondence
                                               open-book examination and
phone-in tutors available who want to          one closed-book final examination             aDDitionaL inFo:
help you succeed.                              each worth 50% of your final mark.            Exams – You will have one final
                                               Refer to the Exams section in the             multiple choice examination
ExAMS                                          program overview for specific details.        worth 100% of your final mark.
                                                                                             Refer to the Exams section in the
The final course exam must be written
                                                                                             program overview for specific details.
in a health care facility or an educational    Specimen Collection & Handling
centre – school, college, technical insti-     [ML201]
tute, or university. Inside each course
manual there is a Supervisor Consent           CORRESPONDENCE
form for the exam. You must find a super-      Collect what and put it where? Make sure
visor (invigilator) in your area to arrange    you know the latest on venipuncture and
a suitable location to write examination.      capillary puncture techniques, factors af-
Invigilator may be a supervisor, clinical      fecting specimen quality, safety consider-
instructor, or a professional educator         ations and procedures for the collection
such as a teacher, lecturer, instructor,       and handling of urine, stools, semen, and
professor, librarian or administrative per-    other specimens.
sonnel of an educational institution.




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                  Microbiology [ML203]                         Urinalysis [ML205]                             Dates:
                                                                                                              Continuous Intake – Must
                  CORRESPONDENCE                               CORRESPONDENCE                                 complete the course within
                  Microbiology is the study of microorgan-     Did you know urinalysis is one of the old-     6 months of registration date.
                  isms and an important part of a medical      est laboratory tests still used today? It’s    LearninG tooLs:
                  laboratory assistant job because it helps    been used for years to determine health        Correspondence
                  determine and understand illness in a pa-    and can reveal diseases that have gone         aDDitionaL inFo:
                  tient. Within the course you’ll receive an   unnoticed. You can use this course to          Exams – You will write one final
                  introduction to the study of microorgan-     develop a better understanding of the          multiple choice examination worth
                  isms, with emphasis on specimen collec-      theory and techniques for chemical test-       100% of final mark. Refer to the
                  tion and handling, media requirements        ing, microscopic examination and evalua-       program overview for specific details.
                  and handling, planting routine specimens,    tion of physical properties of urine. In the
                  incubation of cultures, staining smears,     course units you’ll cover correct use and      Transfusion Medicine
                  and maintenance of stain solutions.          care of the microscope, quality control of     Homestudy & Competency
                  Prerequisite: You must have completed        procedures, correlation and clinical sig-      Based Assessment [ML210]
                  ML100 or an equivalent.                      nificance of results and occult blood and
                                                               pregnancy screening tests.                     CORRESPONDENCE + TELEPHONE
                  Fee: $235    Hours: 30                                                                      Rightly so, transfusion is a heavily involved
                                                               Prerequisite: You must have completed
                  Dates:                                       ML100 or equivalent.                           process. This first part of understand-
                  Continuous Intake – Must                                                                    ing medical transfusion is covering the
                  complete the course within                   Fee: $235     Hours: 20                        theory concerned in supporting clerical,
                  6 months of registration date.               Dates:                                         data entry, inventory, blood product pro-
                  LearninG tooLs:                              Continuous Intake – Must                       cessing and your dispensing functions.
                  Correspondence                               complete the course within                     Other topics examined include records
                                                               6 months of registration date.                 and inventory management (electronic
                  aDDitionaL inFo:
                  Learning Format – You will write             LearninG tooLs:                                and manual), immunohematology ba-
                  one final multiple choice examination        Correspondence                                 sics, transfusion therapy principles, blood
                  worth 100% of your final mark. Refer         aDDitionaL inFo:                               product processing, management and
                  to the Exams section in the program          Exams – You will write one final               transportation, as well as specimen pro-
                  overview for specific details.               multiple choice examination worth              cessing and transportation.
                                                               100% of your final mark. Refer to              Prerequisite: You must have ML100 or
                  Histotechnique [ML204]                       the Exams section in the program
                                                                                                              equivalent.
                                                               overview for specific details.
                  CORRESPONDENCE                                                                              Note: Prior to starting the course, you will
                                                                                                              be required to obtain your employer’s, or
                  Those samples from biopsies, larger          Hematology [ML207]
                  specimens removed at surgery, or tissues                                                    a potential employer’s (sponsor’s) writ-
                  from autopsy need to be prepared for ex-     CORRESPONDENCE                                 ten consent to oversee your competency
                  amination. Explore the process involved      Red blood cells, platelets and white blood     development and practice. This occurs
                  in histotechnique, as well as maintenance    cells can tell a lot about the health of a     in parallel with completion of the theory
                  or instruments and equipment, staining       patient, possibly revealing issues such as     package. Costs associated with compe-
                  slides and maintaining stain solutions.      anemia, haemophilia and blood-clotting.        tency development and practice are the
                                                               The first step to diagnosis is the testing.    responsibility of either the registrant or
                  Prerequisite: You must have completed                                                       the employer/sponsor.
                  ML100 or an equivalent.                      To help you in the testing stage, study
                                                               Haematology and deepen your knowl-             Fee: $525     Hours: 40
                  Fee: $235    Hours: 20                       edge of preparing blood films and dif-
                                                                                                              Dates:
                  Dates:                                       ferent staining techniques, maintaining        Continuous Intake – Must
                  Continuous Intake – Must                     routine stains, setting up microhemat-         complete the course within
                  complete the course within                   ocrit and sedimentation rate tests and         6 months of registration date.
                  6 months of registration date.               testing for infectious mononucleosis.
                                                                                                              LearninG tooLs:
                  LearninG tooLs:                              Prerequisite: You must have previously         Correspondence and Telephone.
                  Correspondence                               completed ML100 or equivalent.                 aDDitionaL inFo:
                  aDDitionaL inFo:                             Fee: $235     Hours: 20                        Learning Format - Competency-based
                  Learning Format – You will write                                                            assessment will include a case study
                  one final multiple choice examination                                                       assignment, one-hour telephone-based
                  worth 100% of your final mark. Refer                                                        oral examination and a one-hour
                  to the Exams section in the program                                                         written examination.
                  overview for specific details.




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                                               ExAMS                                         LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                             Online - WebCT
                                               The final course exam must be written
                                                                                             aDDitionaL inFo:
                                               in a health care facility or an educational   Exams – The exam consists of 200
                                               centre – school, college, technical insti-    questions from a broad spectrum
                                               tute, or university. Inside each course       of learning areas. You will take
                                               manual there is a Supervisor Consent          the exam online via WebCT.
                                               form for the exam. You must find a super-
                                               visor (invigilator) in your area to arrange   Specimen Collection & Handling
                                               a suitable location to write examination.     [ML601]
                                               Invigilator may be a supervisor, clinical
                                               instructor, or a professional educator        CORRESPONDENCE
                                               such as a teacher, lecturer, instructor,      Emphasis is on the theory related to col-
                                               professor, librarian or administrative per-   lection of blood specimens by venipunc-
                                               sonnel of an educational institution.         ture and by capillary puncture. All of the
                                                                                             related theory on anticoagulants, prob-
                                               CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                          lems associated with collecting blood,
OVERVIEW                                       This program is designed to support your      etc. are covered. A unit on the collection
The Medical Laboratory Technology se-          continued development in any MLT re-          of urine specimens and a few other mis-
ries of courses offer you theoretical infor-   lated career.                                 cellaneous specimens is also included.
mation to support your efforts to refresh,                                                   The appropriate distribution of collected
maintain and enrich your knowledge             ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                         specimens as well as a guide to the mini-
base. Each course consists of specific ob-                                                   mum volumes required is covered as well.
                                               Please refer to the specific course de-
jectives, comprehensive notes, exercises,                                                    This course is appropriate for anyone
                                               scription for prerequisite information.
and references.                                                                              working in a health care field who wishes
                                               You will find these courses most benefi-
                                                                                             to acquire an additional skill.
Should you encounter any difficulties          cial if you already have MLT training.
with the material a tutor is available by                                                    Prerequisite: Must be a health care pro-
email or telephone.                            COURSES                                       fessional to enrol.

Certification - To obtain a Medical Labo-                                                    Fee: $260    Hours: 15
                                               MLT Self-Assessment/WebCT
ratory Technology diploma you must                                                           Dates:
                                               [MLT800]                                      Continuous Intake – Must
attend the full-time program. Medical
Laboratory Technology graduates may            ONLINE                                        complete the course within
also enrol in Preceptor Training, HC100                                                      6 months of registration date.
                                               If you’ve recently completed a full-time
and HC101 to obtain 4.0 CSMLS credits          course of MLT/MLS studies, you may            GettinG starteD:
Credit - Anatomy and Physiology                want to assess your overall skill level by    A course pack will be provided.
HSC103, Medical Terminology HSC 104,                                                         The package contains approximately
                                               taking NAIT’s self-assessment exam.
Immunology MLT104 and Quality Man-                                                           150 pages of detailed notes, specific
                                               By taking the exam you’ll evaluate your       objectives and homestudy questions
agement MLT838 may be used toward              medical laboratory science skills and
credit in the full-time Medical Laboratory                                                   and answers.
                                               general competencies.
Technology program.                                                                          LearninG tooLs:
                                               Prerequisite: Any MLT/MLS course.             Correspondence
                                               Fee: $85      Hours: 5                        aDDitionaL inFo:
                                               Dates:                                        Exams – One final examination
                                               Continuous Intake                             worth 100% of final mark. Refer
                                                                                             to the Exams section in the program
                                                                                             overview for specific details.
                                                                                             Credit – CSMLS PEP hours:
                                                                                             15 or 1.0 credits.




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                  Electrocardiography [ML602]                  Urinalysis [ML205]                             Medical Terminology Basic
                                                                                                              [ML612]
                  CORRESPONDENCE                               CORRESPONDENCE
                  Learn how to test if a heart is healthy      Did you know urinalysis is one of the old-     CORRESPONDENCE
                  by evaluating the electrical activity and    est laboratory tests still used today? It’s    Decode medical terminology by under-
                  identifying problems in function. You’ll     been used for years to determine health        standing the architecture of the language.
                  review how to be effective at these tests    and can reveal diseases that have gone         You’ll find medical terminology easier to
                  and understand the results better by re-     unnoticed. You can use this course to          use by studying the component parts and
                  viewing seven units. Such units include      develop a better understanding of the          the meanings of the prefixes, roots and
                  digital and analog instrumentation, re-      theory and techniques for chemical test-       suffixes. Using The Language of Medi-
                  cording techniques for a 12 lead ECG,        ing, microscopic examination and evalua-       cine by D.E. Chabner, you’ll dissect the
                  artifact recognition, remedies, discussion   tion of physical properties of urine. In the   language and learn how to relate medical
                  of a technically accurate tracing and an     course units you’ll cover correct use and      terms to the structure and function of the
                  introduction to arrhythmias. This training   care of the microscope, quality control of     human body.
                  is appropriate for MLTs, RNs, LPNs and       procedures, correlation and clinical sig-      Fee: $235    Hours: 20
                  Allied Health Professionals.                 nificance of results and occult blood and
                                                               pregnancy screening tests.                     Dates:
                  Prerequisite: Must be a health care pro-                                                    Continuous Intake – You have
                  fessional to enrol.                          Prerequisite: You must be a healthcare         6 months from date of registration
                  Fee: $260    Hours: 20                       professional to enrol.                         to complete the course.

                  Dates:                                       Fee: $235     Hours: 20                        GettinG starteD:
                  Continuous Intake – You have                                                                Textbook - The Language of Medicine,
                                                               Dates:
                  6 months from date of registration                                                          by D.E. Chabner. To order, please
                                                               Continuous Intake – You have
                  to complete the course.                                                                     contact the NAIT Bookstore.
                                                               6 months from date of registration
                  GettinG Started:                             to complete the course.                        LearninG tooLs:
                  A course pack will be provided.                                                             Correspondence
                                                               LearninG tooLs:
                  The package contains specific                Correspondence                                 aDDitionaL inFo:
                  objectives, comprehensive notes,                                                            Exam – One final examination
                  exercises and references.                    aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                                              worth 100% of final mark. Refer
                                                               Exams – You will write one final
                  LearninG tooLs:                                                                             to the Exams section in the program
                                                               multiple choice examination worth
                  Correspondence                                                                              overview for specific details.
                                                               100% of your final mark. Refer to
                                                               the Exams section in the program               Credit – Completing ML612,
                  aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                               overview for specific details.                 ML613 and ML614 is equivalent
                  Exam – You will have one final
                                                                                                              to completing HSC104.
                  examination worth 100% of final              Credit – CSMLS PEP hours:
                  mark. Refer to the Exams section             30 or 2.0 credits.
                  in the program overview for
                  specific details.
                  Credit – CSMLS Credit: 2.5.




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Medical Terminology Body                      Medical Terminology Body                   Rural Transfusion Homestudy &
Systems I [ML613]                             Systems II [ML614]                         Competency Based Assessment
                                                                                         – Combined [ML722]
CORRESPONDENCE                                CORRESPONDENCE
Continue to expand on your under-             Asthenia, esis, pulmo – Every body sys-    CORRESPONDENCE
standing and use of specific medical          tem is described by using a unique set     Be able to provide efficient rural transfu-
terminology by narrowing your focus           of terminology. Continue to build your     sion services. Your studies will include
on a particular part of the body. After       understanding and use of medical lan-      CSMLS MLT* level theory and practice.
completion of ML612, Medical Terminol-        guage by further study specifically into   The modules covered include basic im-
ogy Basic, progress further by specifically   the cardiovascular, respiratory, blood,    munohematology, blood group systems,
studying digestive, urinary, reproductive     immune, musculoskeletal, skin, sensory     applied techniques, competency practice
and nervous systems. Both courses use         and endocrine systems. You will continue   and evaluation activities.
the same textbook.                            to use The Language of Medicine by D.E.    *Not all competencies of the MLT profile
Prerequisite: Completion of ML612.            Chabner as the basis of your study.        are covered; only those pertaining to ru-
Fee: $235     Hours: 25                       Prerequisite: Completion of ML612 and      ral services.
                                              ML613.                                     Prerequisite: Before enrolling you must al-
Dates:
Continuous Intake – You must                  Fee: $235    Hours: 25                     ready hold your CSMLS initial certification
complete course within 6                      Dates:                                     level (Medical Laboratory Technologist).
months of registration date.                  Continuous Intake – You have               Note: Prior to starting the course, you will
GettinG starteD:                              6 months from date of registration         be required to obtain your employer’s, or
Textbook - The Language of Medicine,          to complete the course.                    a potential employer’s (sponsor’s) writ-
by D.E. Chabner. To order, please             GettinG starteD:                           ten consent to oversee your competency
contact the NAIT Bookstore.                   Textbook - The Language of Medicine,       development and practice. This occurs
LearninG tooLs:                               by D.E. Chabner. To order, please          in parallel with completion of the theory
Correspondence                                contact the NAIT Bookstore.                package. Costs associated with compe-
aDDitionaL inFo:                              LearninG tooLs:                            tency development and practice are the
Exam – There will be one final                Correspondence                             responsibility of either the registrant or
examination worth 100% of final               aDDitionaL inFo:                           the employer/sponsor.
mark. Refer to the Exams section              Exam – There will be one final             Fee: $525     Hours: 57
in the program overview for                   examination worth 100% of final
specific details.                             mark. Refer to the program                 Dates:
                                              overview for specific details.             Continuous Intake – You have
Credit – Completing ML612,                                                               6 months from date of registration
ML613 and ML614 is equivalent                 Credit – Completing ML612,                 to complete the course.
to completing HSC104.                         ML613 and ML614 is equivalent
                                              to completing HSC104.                      LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                         Correspondence, Telephone
                                                                                         aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                         Learning Format – Competency
                                                                                         based assessment includes a
                                                                                         case study assignment, one-hour
                                                                                         telephone-based oral examination
                                                                                         and a one-hour written examination.
                                                                                         Credit – CSMLS PEP hours
                                                                                         57 or 3.8 credits.




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                  General Laboratory Practices                 GettinG starteD:                            LearninG tooLs:
                  [ML830]                                      Textbook -Principles of Anatomy             Correspondence
                                                               & Physiology. To order, please
                                                                                                           aDDitionaL inFo:
                  CORRESPONDENCE                               contact the NAIT Bookstore.
                                                                                                           Exams - There will be one final
                  Acquire the general knowledge and basic      LearninG tooLs:                             examination worth 100% of
                  skills necessary to function in a medical    WebCT or Correspondence                     your final mark. Refer to the
                  laboratory. Course content is designed                                                   exam information in the program
                                                               aDDitionaL inFo:
                  specifically for MLTs, MLAs, and CLXTs                                                   overview for specific details.
                                                               Exams- You’ll be required to complete
                  and includes glass/plastic, microscopes,     four exams via correspondence,              Credit - Equivalent to, and credit
                  thermal equipment, thermal equipment,        worth 25% each. Refer to the exam           towards, MLT104 Immunology, a
                  centrifuges, water purity, balances re-      information in the program overview         required course for the Medical
                  agents, calculation and safety.              for specific details.                       Lab Technology & Cytotechnology
                                                                                                           Programs. CSMLS PEP hours:
                  Fee: $295    Hours: 60                       Credit – This core course is
                                                                                                           52 or 3.5 credits.
                                                               available for credit in each of:
                  Dates:                                       Paramedic (EMT-P), Denturist,
                  Continuous Intake – You must                 Medical Laboratory Technology,              Clinical Chemistry I [ML833]
                  complete course within 6                     Cytotechnology, Medical Laboratory
                  months of registration date.                 Assisting, Combined Lab and X-Ray           CORRESPONDENCE
                  GettinG starteD:                             Technology, Diagnostic Medical              Concern yourself with the analysis of
                  Textbook - Laboratory Safety                 Sonography, Magnetic Resonance,             bodily fluids by focusing on the structure,
                  CSMLS guidelines. To order,                  and the Respiratory Therapy
                                                                                                           function and metabolism. In a course de-
                  please contact the NAIT Bookstore.           full time programs at NAIT.
                                                                                                           signed specifically for MLTs and CLXTs,
                  LearninG tooLs:                                                                          you’ll discuss the significance of abnor-
                  Correspondence                               Immunology [MLT104]                         mal levels of chemical constituents and
                  aDDitionaL inFo:                             CORRESPONDENCE                              their relation to disease, as well as meth-
                  Exam – One final examination                                                             odologies used to detect and quantify
                                                               Discover how the human body defends         the components. Major topics covered
                  worth 100% of final mark. Refer
                                                               itself, how it responds and what can go     include carbohydrates, introduction to
                  to the Exams section in the program
                  overview for specific details.               wrong in relation to immunology. You’ll     hepatic function, renal function, electro-
                                                               move through 10 basic units of study to     lytes and enzymes.
                  Credit – CSMLS PEP hours:
                                                               complete the course, including innate im-
                  60 or 4.0 credits.                                                                       Prerequisite: You must be familiar with
                                                               munity, the immune response, antibody
                                                               structure and function, antibody produc-    medical terminology.
                  Anatomy & Physiology [HSC103]                tion, antigens, reactions, cell mediated    Fee: $235     Hours: 50
                                                               immunity, hypersensitivity and other im-
                  ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE                                                                 Dates:
                                                               munity disorders.                           Continuous Intake – You have
                  At the base of all health care professions
                                                               Prerequisite: You must already have         6 months from date of registration
                  is a solid understanding of the structure                                                to complete the course.
                  and function of human anatomy and            MLT training.
                  physiology. You’ll study the basic chemi-    Fee: $220     Hours: 24                     GettinG starteD:
                  cal principles of homeostasis and review                                                 Textbook - Any recent clinical
                                                               Dates:                                      chemistry textbook can be used.
                  body organs and systems. Knowledge of        Continuous Intake – You have
                  medical terminology will be expanded         6 months from date of registration          LearninG tooLs:
                  and concepts of pathology introduced.        to complete the course.                     Correspondence
                  Prerequisite: Biology 30 is recom-           GettinG starteD:                            aDDitionaL inFo:
                  mended.                                      Textbook - Any recent immunology            Exam – There is one final examination
                                                               textbook may be used as an                  worth 100% of your final mark. Refer
                  Fee: $565    Hours: 85                       additional reference for this course.       to the Exams section in the Program
                  Dates:                                                                                   Overview for specific details.
                  Continuous Intake – You have                                                             Credit – CSMLS PEP hours:
                  6 months from date of registration                                                       50 or 3.3 credits.
                  to complete the course.




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Clinical Chemistry II [ML834]                 Unit 3: Manual Laboratory Techniques        GettinG starteD:
                                              – The erythrocyte sedimentation rate        Textbooks - Hematology: Clinical
CORRESPONDENCE                                (ESR), the cyanmethemoglobin prin-          Principles and Applications, 3rd ed;
Increase your knowledge of ability to         ciple and the manual microhematocrit        The Morphology of Human Blood
                                              method.                                     Cells, 7th ed. To order, please
use the lessons of clinical chemistry. In
                                                                                          contact the NAIT Bookstore.
this second level course you’ll continue      Unit 4: Blood Cell Production and Blood
studying the various chemical constitu-                                                   LearninG tooLs:
                                              Cell Functions – The stages of maturation
ents of body fluids based on structure,                                                   Correspondence
                                              of the normal blood cells and the ma-
function and metabolism. The specific         jor functions of the mature leukocytes,     aDDitionaL inFo:
focus of the course is on lipids, proteins,   erythrocytes and platelets.                 Exam – There is one final examination
electrolytes and acid-base balance, toxi-                                                 worth 100% of your final mark.
cology and endocrinology.                     Prerequisite: You must be familiar with     Refer to the Exams section in the
                                              medical terminology.                        Program Overview for specific details.
Prerequisite: You must be familiar with
                                              Fee: $235    Hours: 30                      Credit – CSMLS PEP hours:
medical terminology.
                                                                                          30 or 2.0 credits.
Fee: $235     Hours: 50                       Dates:
                                              Continuous Intake – You have
Dates:                                        6 months from registration date             Clinical Hematology – Leukocyte
Continuous Intake – You must                  to complete the course.                     Disorders [ML843]
complete course within 6
months of registration date.                  GettinG starteD:                            CORRESPONDENCE
                                              Textbooks - Hematology: Clinical
GettinG starteD:                              Principles and Applications, 3rd ed;        Expand your knowledge of leukocyte
Textbook - Burtis, C.A., Ashwood,             The Morphology of Human Blood               pathology by completing this course
E.R., Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical          Cells, 7th ed. To order, please             comprised of six units of study. Course
Chemistry, 5th ed., W.B. Saunders,            contact the NAIT Bookstore.                 units are:
Philadelphia, 2001. This is an
optional textbook. To order, please           LearninG tooLs:                             • Unit 1 - Blood Cell development
contact the NAIT Bookstore.                   Correspondence                              • Unit 2 – Bone Marrow Evaluation
LearninG tooLs:                               aDDitionaL inFo:                            • Unit 3 – Chronic Malignant
Correspondence                                Exam - Credit: CSMLS PEP                      Blood Disorders
                                              hours: 30 or 2.0 credits.                   • Unit 4 - Acute Leukemias
aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                          • Unit 5 – Myelodysplastic
Exam – There is one final
                                              Clinical Hematology - Erythorcyte             Syndromes
examination worth 100% of
final mark. Refer to the Exams                Disorders [ML841]                           • Unit 6 – Systematic Evaluation
section in the Program Overview                                                             of Leukocyte Abnormalities
for specific details.                         CORRESPONDENCE
                                                                                          Prerequisite: You must be familiar with
Credit – CSMLS PEP hours:                     Study erythrocyte disease in three ef-      medical terminology.
50 or 3.3 credits.                            fectively organized units. Course units
                                              include:                                    Fee: $235    Hours: 30

                                              • Unit 1 - Reticulocyte Counting:           Dates:
Clinical Hematology – Normal                                                              Continuous Intake – You must
                                                Methods and Maturation
[ML839]                                                                                   complete course within 6 months
                                              • Unit 2 - Erythrocytes:
                                                                                          of registration date.
CORRESPONDENCE                                  Production and Destruction
The first step to diagnosing blood issues     • Unit 3 - Pathophysiology and              GettinG starteD:
                                                Laboratory Findings in Anemia             Textbooks - Hematology: Clinical
is testing. Specially designed for MLTs
                                                                                          Principles and Applications, 3rd Ed;
and CLXTs, this course is a compilation       Prerequisite: You must be familiar with     The Morphology of Human Blood
of four separate units, each focusing on a    medical terminology.                        Cells, 7th Ed. To order, please
different technique or aspect of haema-                                                   contact the NAIT Bookstore.
                                              Fee: $235    Hours: 30
tology testing.
                                              Dates:                                      LearninG tooLs:
Unit 1: Blood Smear Evaluation – The          Continuous Intake – You have                Correspondence
examination and evaluation of mature          6 months from date of registration          aDDitionaL inFo:
blood cells on correctly prepared and         to complete the course.                     Exam – There is one final examination
stained peripheral blood smears.                                                          worth 100% of your final mark.
Unit 2: Counting and Analyzing Blood                                                      Refer to the Exams section in the
Cells – The counting of blood cells using                                                 Program Overview for specific details.
manual and automated techniques.                                                          Credit – CSMLS PEP hours:
                                                                                          30 or 2.0 credits.




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                  Clinical Hematology – Hemostasis             quality Management
                  [ML845]                                      (Homestudy) [ML838]
                  CORRESPONDENCE                               CORRESPONDENCE
                  As a MLT or CLXT you will gain valuable      Gain insight through an analysis of qual-
                  knowledge by studying the theory of          ity assurance and quality control pro-
                  hemostasis. Over six course units you’ll     cesses as they relate to patient care.
                  cover topics such as the basics concepts     Prerequisite: You must be familiar with
                  of coagulation, thrombosis therapy, in-      medical terminology.
                  herited and acquired bleeding disorders,
                  fibrinolysis, platelet function and impor-   Fee: $235    Hours: 20
                  tance and coagulation tests.                 Dates:
                  Prerequisite: You must be familiar with      Continuous Intake – You have
                                                               6 months from date of registration
                  medical terminology.
                                                               to complete the course.
                  Fee: $235    Hours: 30
                                                               LearninG tooLs:
                  Dates:                                       Correspondence
                  Continuous Intake – You have
                                                               aDDitionaL inFo:
                  6 months from date of registration
                                                               Exam – There is one final examination
                  to complete the course.
                                                               worth 100% of your final mark. Refer
                  GettinG starteD:                             to the Exams section in the Program
                  Textbook - Hematology: Clinical              Overview for specific details.
                  Principles and Applications,                 Credit – CSMLS PEP hours:
                  3rd ed. To order, please                     30 or 1.3 credits.
                  contact the NAIT Bookstore.
                  LearninG tooLs:
                  Correspondence
                  aDDitionaL inFo:
                  Exam – There is one final examination
                  worth 100% of your final mark. Refer
                  to the Exams section in the Program
                  Overview for specific details.
                  Credit – CSMLS PEP hours:
                  30 or 2.0 credits.




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                                             an apprenticeship, and is necessary as         usa resiDents
                                             part of the clinical aspect of the program.    In the state of Kentucky - Contact the So-
                                             In total, 500 hours under direct supervi-      ciety of Dispensing Opticians of Kentucky
                                             sion are required.                             (SDOK): P:859.273.6469 E:webmaster@
                                             Look to the future and see that you can        gosdok.com
                                             take your career to a higher level, offering   In the state of Nebraska - Contact the Ne-
                                             greater value to employees and clients.        braska Society of Dispensing Opticians
                                             More importantly, enhancing your skills        (NSDO): Christine Tirro, P:402.330.4131
                                             will ensure your career continues to be        W: www.nsd.org
                                             challenging and fulfilling.
                                                                                            In the state of Pennsylvania - Contact the
                                             PROGRAM MODEL/                                 Pennsylvania Certified Opticians Associ-
                                                                                            ation (PCOA): P:862.228.4262 W: www.
                                             COMPLETION REqUIREMENTS                        paoptician.org
                                             CertiFiCation                                  In the state of Texas - Contact the Reg-
                                             Upon successful completion you will            istered Opticians Association of Texas
                                             receive a Certificate in Optical Sciences      (ROATx): David Forrest, Education Chair-
                                             Contact Lenses.                                man P:713.477.4900, W: www.roatx.or
  “Deciding to pursue the contact
   lens dispensing course at                 aCCreDitation                                  COURSES
   NAIT not only gave me a much              Upon graduation you will apply to write
                                             National Association Canada Optician           Advanced Practice Practicum
   more holistic understanding                                                              Level 1 [ODP529]
                                             Regulators (NACOR) licensing exam.
   of vision but also vastly
   increased my opportunities                CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                           ONLINE + AT WORKSITE
   in this field. The course                                                                This is the first level of the practicum
                                             A license to dispense contact lenses will
                                                                                            portion of the contact lenses program.
   prepared me well to help my               increase your career opportunities in op-
                                                                                            The practicum requires 125 hours to be
   patients in a professional and            tical retail, or with ophthalmologists or
                                                                                            documented and a practicum manual
   competent manner. I found                 optometrists.
                                                                                            must be completed under the direct su-
   the willingness of the support                                                           pervision of a qualified preceptor. The
                                             ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                          preceptor can be an optician registered
   staff and instructors to help me
                                             You must be a registered optician, able        to dispense contact lenses, or an op-
   refreshing and beneficial to my
                                             to dispense eyeglasses; proof of licen-        tometrist or ophthalmologist.
   progress as a student.”                   sure required. In addition, you must be        Prerequisite: See program entrance re-
                                             employed in the industry under the su-         quirements.
   Charity Leroux, Graduate 2007,
                                             pervision of practicing contact lens prac-
   Northern Vision Centre                                                                   Fee: $200
                                             titioner, optometrist or ophthalmologist.
                                                                                            Dates:
                                             REGISTRATION                                   Continuous Intake
ADDITIONAL CONTACT                                                                          GettinG starteD:
                                             CanaDian resiDents oF aLberta
                                                                                            Internet access is necessary
outsiDe aLberta witHin CanaDa                Registrations go directly to the program       to complete the course.
P: 800.847.3155                              office, not the NAIT Registrar’s Office
                                                                                            LearninG tooLs:
E: canada@opticians.ca                       Applications packages available to print       Paper-based practicum manual,
                                             at www.nait.ca/optical                         Blackboard CE6 e-learning
OVERVIEW                                                                                    system and on-site training.
                                             CanaDian resiDents
The Contact Lens Program is a two-year       outsiDe aLberta                                aDDitionaL inFo:
independent study program. This is an                                                       Learning Format – The practicum
                                             Contact Opticians Association of Canada        takes place at your work site.
advanced practice and, as such, the
                                             for information and application packages
potential student must be a registered
                                             at canada@opticians.ca
optician. In addition to the two years of
theory, a further four levels of practicum
are required. The practicum consists of
on-the-job training, similar in nature to




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                  Advanced Practice Practicum                 Advanced Practice Practicum                    LearninG tooLs:
                  Level 2 [ODP530]                            Level 4 [ODP532]                               Blackboard CE6 e-learning system
                                                                                                             aDDitionaL inFo:
                  ONLINE + AT WORKSITE                        ONLINE + AT WORKSITE                           Learning Format - The entire course
                  This second level of the practicum por-     The fourth and final level of the practicum    is completed through distance delivery
                  tion of the program requires 125 hours to   portion of program requires 125 hours to       and materials are accessed online. If
                  be documented under direct supervision      be documented under the direct supervi-        you are a resident of Alberta, there are
                  of a practicing optician, optometrist or    sion of a practicing optician, optometrist     weekend seminars, both held at NAIT.
                  ophthalmologist.                            or ophthalmologist. You will also be re-       Exams – There will be scheduled
                                                              quired to complete a paper-based practi-       midterm/final exams.
                  Prerequisite: ODP529
                                                              cum manual.
                  Fee: $200
                                                              Prerequisite: ODP529, ODP530, ODP531           Advanced Practice year Two –
                  Dates:                                      & ODP550.                                      Contact Lenses [ODP552]
                  Continuous Intake
                                                              Fee: $200                                      ONLINE
                  GettinG starteD:
                  Internet access                             Dates:                                         The second year theory portion of the
                                                              Continuous Intake                              program is accessible only to Registered
                  LearninG tooLs:
                  Paper-based practicum manual and            GettinG starteD:                               Opticians who are already registered to
                  Blackboard CE6 e-learning system.           Internet access                                dispense eyeglasses.

                  aDDitionaL inFo:                            LearninG tooLs:                                Prerequisite: Successful completion of
                  Learning Format – You will complete         Paper-based practicum manual,                  first year theory and practicum courses
                  a practicum manual at the work site.        Blackboard CE6 e-learning system               ODP550 and ODP529. Also see program.
                  As well, you will be simultaneously         and on-site work experience.
                                                                                                             Fee: $2,500 Hours: 350
                  working through the theory                  aDDitionaL inFo:
                  portion of the program.                     Learning Format - All practicum                Dates:
                                                              experience is performed on-site.               Sept 15, 2008
                  Advanced Practice Practicum                                                                GettinG starteD:
                  Level 3 [ODP531]                                                                           You must have internet access
                                                              Advanced Practice year One                     to complete the course.
                  ONLINE + AT WORKSITE                        [ODP550]
                                                                                                             Textbooks -Contact Lens Practice
                  The third level of the practicum por-       ONLINE                                         by Efron; Manual of Contact Lens
                  tion of the program requires 125 hours      This is the first-year theory portion of the   Prescribing & Fitting by Hom/Bruce.
                  to be documented under direct super-                                                       To order, please contact the
                                                              program, providing the knowledge and
                  vision of a practicing optician, optom-                                                    NAIT Bookstore.
                                                              skills to dispense contact lenses. Accep-
                  etrist or ophthalmologist. You will also    tance is limited to opticians who are al-      LearninG tooLs:
                  be required to complete a paper-based       ready registered to dispense eyeglasses.       Blackboard CE6 e-learning system
                  practicum manual.                                                                          aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                              Prerequisite: See program entrance re-
                  Prerequisite: ODP550, ODP529, ODP                                                          Learning Format – There is a lab
                                                              quirements.
                  530.                                                                                       seminar component to the course.
                                                              Fee: $2,500 Hours: 350                         Exam – There will be scheduled
                  Fee: $200
                                                              Dates:                                         midterm and final exams.
                  Dates:                                      Sept 15, 2008
                  Continuous Intake
                                                              GettinG starteD:
                  GettinG starteD:                            You must have internet access
                  Internet access                             to complete the course.
                  LearninG tooLs:                             Textbooks - Fundamentals for
                  Paper-based practicum manual,               Ophthalmic Technical Personnel by
                  Blackboard CE6 e-learning                   Cassin; Slit Lamp Examination and
                  system and on-site experience.              Photography 3rd Edition, Martonyi,
                                                              Bahn, Meyer. To order, please contact
                  aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                              the NAIT Bookstore.
                  Learning Format – All practicum
                  experience is performed on-site.




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oPtiCal sCienCes - advanCed PraCtiCe sight testing
CONTACT
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                                             PROGRAM MODEL/                                COURSE
                                             COMPLETION REqUIREMENTS
                                                                                           Advanced Practice year Two –
                                             aCCreDitation                                 Sight Testing [ODP551]
                                             Successful completion of the program will     ONLINE + ON CAMPUS
                                             earn you a Refracting Optician Certificate.
                                                                                           Training is designed for registered opti-
                                             CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                          cians looking to gain the skills for Ad-
                                                                                           vanced Practice Refraction.
                                             Program is designed for previously
                                                                                           Pre re q u i s i te : O D P 5 5 0, O D P 5 2 9,
                                             trained and registered opticians looking
                                                                                           ODP530.
                                             to enhance their career opportunities.
                                                                                           Fee: $2,500 Hours: 350
                                             ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                         Dates:
                                             You must have completed ODP550,               Sept 15, 2008
                                             Advanced Practice Year One. Advanced          GettinG starteD:
                                             credit is given to Licensed Contact Lens      You must have internet access
ADDITIONAL CONTACT                           Practitioners.                                to complete the course.
outsiDe aLberta witHin CanaDa                                                              Textbooks - Primary Care Optometry
                                             REGISTRATION                                  by Grosvenor; Fundamentals for
P: 800.847.3155
                                                                                           Ophthalmic Technical Personnel by
E: canada@opticians.ca                       resiDents oF aLberta                          Cassin; Textbooks from Advance
                                             Registrations go directly to the program      Practice Year One. To order, please
OVERVIEW                                     office, not the NAIT Registrar’s Office.      contact the NAIT Bookstore.
Looking for a way to expand your skills      Applications packages are available on-       LearninG tooLs:
and take on more challenges in the work-     line at www.nait.ca/optical.                  Blackboard CE6 e-learning system
place? Advanced Practice Sight Testing                                                     aDDitionaL inFo:
will build on your previous education to     CanaDian resiDents
                                             outsiDe aLberta                               NAIT Certificate - Upon successful
provide you with enhanced knowledge to                                                     completion you’ll receive a
gain the skills for refracting.              Contact the Opticians Association of          Refracting Optician Certificate.
                                             Canada for information and application
To enrol in the program you must already     packages at canada@opticians.ca.
be a registered optician working in the
field. The part-time study option will al-
low you to continue pursuing your career
while still furthering your education in
this new and interesting area. Advanced
Practice Sight Testing can be completed
in two years or less.




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                  CONTACT
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                                                                  This two year, independent study pro-        usa resiDents
                                                                  gram is designed specifically with your      In the state of Kentucky - Society Of Dis-
                                                                  previous optical training in mind, and       pensing Opticians Of Kentucky (SDOK)
                                                                  with awareness that your goal is to ad-      – p: 859.273.6469 W: www.gosdok.com
                                                                  vance your career by becoming a licensed
                                                                  optician. During your time in the program    In the state of Nebraska - Contact the
                                                                  you’ll engage in valuable practical train-   Nebraska Society of Dispensing Opti-
                                                                  ing at work under the direct supervision     cians (NSDO):Christine Tirro, P:402-
                                                                  of a qualified preceptor. The practicum      330-4131 E:ctirro@msm.com.
                                                                  portion consists of 2,000 hours over four    In the state of Pennsylvania - Contact
                                                                  levels of guided training.                   the Pennsylvania Certified Opticians As-
                                                                  After successful completion you’ll be        sociation (PCOA) - P: 862.228.4262 W:
                                                                  recognized as a registered optician in       www.paoptician.org.
                                                                  dispensing eyeglasses and may continue       In the state of Texas - Contact the Reg-
                                                                  your studies to earn a post-Certificate in   istered Opticians Association of Texas
                                                                  Optical Sciences Contact Lenses.             (ROATx) : David Forrest , Education
                                                                                                               Chairman - P: 713.477.4900 W: www.
                                                                  PROGRAM MODEL/                               roatx.org.
                    “The Optical Sciences                         COMPLETION REqUIREMENTS
                     Eyeglasses Diploma Program                                                                COURSES
                     has introduced me into a close               CertiFiCation
                     knit industry of professionals.              You’ll receive a Optical Sciences Eye-       Eyeglasses year One [ODP1]
                                                                  glasses Diploma.                             ONLINE, WORKSITE + ON CAMPUS
                     This program has allowed
                     me to continue enhancing                     aCCreDitation                                It’s all about the eye; the conditions,
                     my educational profile while                 After successful completion of the pro-      anatomy and physiology. This first year
                                                                  gram you may apply to write National         of the Eyeglasses Diploma program en-
                     allowing me the opportunity
                                                                  Association Canada Optician Regulators       compasses all of the theory you’ll need
                     for further advancement in the                                                            to know to become a registered optician.
                                                                  (NACOR) exam.
                     optical field. It has provided                                                            Emphasis will be on use of instruments
                     the foundation for a truly                   CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                         and tools, adjustments of frames, lens
                     versatile career with lasting                                                             products, optics, analysis and interpreta-
                                                                  You’ll advance your optical career by of-
                                                                                                               tion of the prescriptions.
                     relationships that will be                   fering the ability to dispense lenses.
                     carried into the future.”                                                                 Prerequisite: You are required to have a
                                                                  ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                        Canadian High School Diploma or the
                     Crystal Walton, grad 2005/06                                                              assessed equivalent and must be regis-
                     Thompson Optics, Edmonton                    Canadian High School Diploma or as-          tered in practicum courses ODP525 and
                                                                  sessed equivalent plus employment            ODP526.
                                                                  within the optical industry, with a quali-
                                                                  fied preceptor to supervise practicum.       Fee: $2,300 Hours: 350
                  ADDITIONAL CONTACT                                                                           Dates:
                                                                  REGISTRATION                                 Sept 15, 2008
                  outsiDe aLberta witHin CanaDa                                                                Jan 5, 2009
                  P: 800.847.3155                                 CanaDian resiDents in aLberta
                                                                                                               GettinG starteD:
                  E: canada@opticians.ca                          Registrations go directly to the program     Internet Access - You are required
                                                                  office at NAIT Main Campus. Application      to have internet access.
                  OVERVIEW                                        packages are available online at www.        Materials – A Sharp EL 5331W
                                                                  nait.ca/optical.                             Calculator is recommended.
                  You already work in the optical industry,
                  therefore you know how important the            outsiDe aLberta                              Textbooks - System for Ophthalmic
                  role of the registered optician is in helping                                                Dispensing, by Brooks/Borish;
                                                                  Contact the Opticians Association of
                  patients to see properly. The ability to dis-                                                Dictionary of Eye Terminology
                                                                  Canada for information and application       by Cassin; Optical Formulas
                  pense eyeglasses is a specialized skill, one    packages.                                    Tutorial by Stoner. To order, please
                  recognized by employers as a great asset.                                                    contact the NAIT Bookstore.
                                                                                                               LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                                               Blackboard CE6 e-learning system




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aDDitionaL inFo:                             Eyeglasses Practicum Level 1                  Eyeglasses Practicum Level 3
Learning Format – In this part-time          [ODP525]                                      [ODP527]
distance delivery course all learning
materials will be accessed online.           ONLINE + AT WORKSITE                          ONLINE + AT WORKSITE
There will be clinical workshops and
                                             Put your knowledge of eyeglass theory to      As you advance through the practicum
scheduled midterm and final exams.
The evening lectures are held biweekly       use. Your first level of the practicum por-   levels you’ll gain further practice at dis-
in Edmonton and Calgary. The two full-       tion of program requires 500 hours to be      pensing eyeglasses. The third level of the
day technical workshops will be in St.       documented under the direct supervision       practicum portion of program requires an
Albert and Calgary. Then the midterm         of a qualified preceptor. The preceptor       additional 500 hours to be documented
and final exams will be held on specific     can be a registered optician, optometrist     under the direct supervision of a qualified
dates in Edmonton and Calgary.               or ophthalmologist. There is also an ac-      preceptor. The preceptor can be a regis-
                                             companying practical manual to be com-        tered optician, optometrist or ophthal-
Eyeglasses year Two [ODP2]                   pleted during this time.                      mologist. A practicum manual is to be
                                             Prerequisite: You must have a Canadian        completed during this time period.
ONLINE
                                             High School Diploma or assessed equiv-        Prerequisite: You must have completed
After completing Eyeglasses Year One         alent. As well, you must be enrolled in       ODP1, ODP525 and ODP526. As well,
you can enrol in Eyeglasses Year Two. In     ODP1.                                         you must be enrolled in ODP2.
this course you’ll expand your knowledge
of the theories and concepts to a more ad-   Fee: $200                                     Fee: $200
vanced level. You’ll learn about fostering   Dates:                                        Dates:
communication, conflict resolution and       Continuous Intake                             Continuous Intake
lens finishing. Emphasis will be placed on   GettinG starteD:                              GettinG starteD:
the use of instruments and tools, optics,    Internet access – You are required            Internet access – You are required
available lens products, and analysis and    to have the internet to access                to have the internet to access
interpretation of prescriptions.             the practicum materials.                      the practicum materials.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of       LearninG tooLs:                               LearninG tooLs:
first year theory and practicum courses      Paper-based Practicum Manual,                 Paper based Practicum Manual,
ODP1 and ODP525.                             Blackboard CE6 e-learning system.             Blackboard CE6-e-learning.

Fee: $2,300 Hours: 350
                                             Eyeglasses Practicum Level 2                  Eyeglasses Practicum Level 4
Dates:                                       [ODP526]                                      [ODP528]
Sept 15, 2008
Jan 5, 2009                                  ONLINE + AT WORKSITE                          ONLINE + AT WORKSITE
GettinG starteD:                             The second level of the practicum portion     Complete the fourth level of the practi-
Internet access – You are required           of program requires 500 hours to be doc-      cum to ensure you’ve perfected your
to have internet access.                     umented under the direct supervision of a     dispensing skills. During the final level
Textbooks – You will continue to use         qualified preceptor. The preceptor can be     of the practicum portion of program
the same textbooks as used in Year           a registered optician, optometrist or oph-    an additional 500 hours is to be docu-
One; System for Ophthalmic                   thalmologist. During this time, a practicum   mented under the direct supervision of
Dispensing, by Brooks/Borish;                manual must also be completed.                a qualified preceptor. The preceptor can
Dictionary of Eye Terminology
                                             Prerequisite: You must have completed         be a registered optician, optometrist or
by Cassin; Optical Formulas
Tutorial by Stoner. To order, please         ODP525 and be enrolled in ODP1.               ophthalmologist.
contact the NAIT Bookstore.                                                                Prerequisite: You must have completed
                                             Fee: $200
LearninG tooLs:                                                                            ODP1, ODP525, ODP526 and ODP527.
                                             Dates:                                        You must also be enrolled in ODP2.
Blackboard CE6 e-learning system
                                             Continuous Intake
aDDitionaL inFo:                                                                           Fee: $200
                                             GettinG starteD:
Learning Format – In this part-time                                                        Dates:
                                             Internet access – You are required
distance delivery course all learning                                                      Continuous Intake
                                             to have the internet to access
materials will be accessed online.
                                             the practicum materials.                      GettinG starteD:
There will be clinical workshops and
scheduled midterm and final exams.           LearninG tooLs:                               Internet access – You are required
The evening lectures are held biweekly       Paper-based Practicum Manual,                 to have the internet to access
in Edmonton and Calgary. The two full-       Blackboard CE6 e-learning system.             the practicum materials.
day technical workshops will be in St.                                                     LearninG tooLs:
Albert and Calgary. Then the midterm                                                       Paper-based Practicum Manual,
and final exams will be held on specific                                                   Blackboard CE6 e-learning system.
dates in Edmonton and Calgary.




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                  CONTACT
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                                                                  COURSE
                                                                  Ophthalmic Assistant [ODP75]
                                                                  CORRESPONDENCE
                                                                  A six-month correspondence introduc-
                                                                  tory level course which is ideal for assis-
                                                                  tants already working in the office of an
                                                                  ophthalmologist, or for those looking to
                                                                  become employed in the optical industry.
                                                                  Fee: $750      Hours: 60
                                                                  Dates:
                                                                  Dec 1, 2008
                                                                  Mar 1, 2009
                                                                  Jun 1, 2009
                                                                  Sept 1, 2009
                  OVERVIEW                                        GettinG starteD:
                                                                  Textbook -The Ophthalmic Assistant
                  A way to define yourself as a competi-          8th Edition, H.A. Stein et al, C.V. Mosby
                  tively skilled employee; this is an introduc-   Co.; Dictionary of Eye Terminology,
                  tory, non-credit course for those who want      5th Edition. Note: Book order form
                  a basic understanding of skills required to     available online at www.nait.ca/optical.
                  work as an ophthalmic assistant.                LearninG tooLs:
                  After enrolment into the program you will       Correspondence
                  receive a printed course package made of        aDDitionaL inFo:
                  up of eight modules (referred to as LOGs        Learning Format - You will receive a
                  - Learning Outcome Guides). At the end          printed course package of eight LOGs
                  of each LOG there is a post assessment          (Learning Outcome Guides). At the
                  you will submit to a NAIT instructor by         end of each LOG you will submit a
                  email or by Canada Post.                        post assessment to your instructor via
                                                                  email or Canada Post. You will follow a
                  CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                            schedule of post test due dates which
                                                                  will make up 20% of the final grade
                  You can find employment in private oph-         Exams - There will be a midterm
                  thalmologist offices, optometrist offices,      exam worth 30% and a final exam
                  clinics and hospitals.                          worth 50%. If you live further than
                                                                  175 kms away from the NAIT Metro
                  REGISTRATION                                    Campus location you may write
                                                                  exams in alternate location.
                  You must apply directly to the program of-
                  fice, not the NAIT Registrar’s Office. If you
                  are living in Canada, you can use the appli-
                  cation forms available online at www.nait.
                  ca/optical under Application Forms. If you
                  do not reside in Canada please contact the
                  program for assistance.




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Personal fitness trainer diPloMa
CONTACT
For program information | p 780.378.5000 | e pft@nait.ca | w www.nait.ca/pft


                                              aCCreDitation                                   Note: NAIT is in the process of conversion
                                              Upon successful completion you are              from textbook format to online WebCT
                                              eligible to certify as a Certified Personal     training. As of September 2008, a number
                                              Trainer (CPT) through the Canadian Soci-        of the 100-Level courses may be available
                                              ety for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) Health       online. You are advised to check course
                                              and Fitness Program. NAIT’s Personal Fit-       descriptions online at www.nait.ca/pft to
                                              ness Trainer diploma is the only personal       determine the current status of a course.
                                              training certification in Canada with for-
                                              mal training in the subject areas. Also,        COURSES
                                              AFLCA members can use the courses
                                              toward continuing education credits.            Human Anatomy [PFT120]
                                                                                              ONLINE
                                              CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                            Take a vivid exploration of the human
                                              As a certified personal trainer you will        body. Learn the anatomical terminology
                                              typically be employed, or your services         associated with tissues and structures,
                                              contracted, by private fitness centres, fit-    muscles and bones, cardiovascular and
OVERVIEW                                      ness studios and public recreation facili-      nervous systems. Gain the knowledge
                                              ties. Also, a variety of self-employment        to identify and explain the interrelation-
Stretch your passion for fitness and          opportunities, such as mobile training,         ships between each system to your fu-
healthy living into a fine-tuned career.      are possible for you.                           ture clients.
Through NAIT’s Personal Fitness Trainer
                                                                                              Fee: $335     Hours: 70
distance learning program you’ll earn         ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS
your diploma at your own pace, with a                                                         Dates:
combination of textbook courses and           Grade 12 English or ESL proficiency is          There are three intakes per year -
practical training. The curriculum is the     recommended.                                    January, May and September.
same as that taught in the NAIT class-        For all courses, a moderate degree of           Please refer to www.nait.ca
room program, and you always have a           proficiency with personal computers is          for exact start dates.
tutor available to you for those times you    highly recommended. You will need to be         GettinG starteD:
need a little extra help. Even better – the   able to communicate by email with tutors        Textbooks may be required, at
program meets the official criteria estab-    and scan assignments for grading.               an additional cost. Please refer to
lished by the National Strength and Con-                                                      www.nait.ca for the most current
ditioning Association.                        REGISTRATION                                    textbook information.

On your mark, get set, go! You’ll graduate                                                    LearninG tooLs:
                                              After registering in a course you will re-
                                                                                              WebCT
with all the knowledge and skills needed      ceive a course package that will guide you
to jump immediately into the field of per-    through the course material and assign-         aDDitionaL inFo:
sonal training.                               ments. The information for purchasing re-       Learning Format – Evaluation
                                                                                              is based on assignments,
                                              quired texts will be included. You’ll receive
PROGRAM MODEL/                                instructions for contacting your assigned
                                                                                              quizzes and exams.
COMPLETION REqUIREMENTS                       tutor and submitting assignments.               Credit – You must receive a
                                                                                              minimum grade of C- (60%)
                                              If you require more than 6 months from          to receive credit.
CertiFiCation
                                              the date of registration to complete any
You’ll receive a NAIT Personal Fitness        course you may receive a 3-month ex-
Trainer Diploma.                              tension for an additional $80 adminis-
                                              tration fee.




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                  Professional Practice [PFT121]                  GettinG starteD:                          aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                  Textbooks may be required, at             Learning Format – Evaluation
                  ONLINE                                          an additional cost. Please refer to       is based on assignments,
                  Put your passion into practice. Learn           www.nait.ca for the most current          quizzes and exams.
                                                                  textbook information.                     Credit – You must receive a
                  effective visual and verbal communica-
                  tion skills to improve performance and          LearninG tooLs:                           minimum grade of C- (60%)
                  build relationships. You will also develop      Correspondence*                           to receive credit.
                  management and wellness strategies              aDDitionaL inFo:                          *Note: NAIT is in the process of
                  relating to personal training and manag-        Learning Format – Evaluation              converting this course to online
                  ing a business.                                 is based on assignments,                  WebCT delivery. You will be advised
                                                                  quizzes and exams.                        of these dates and changes in delivery
                  Fee: $335     Hours: 60                                                                   of the course once online conversion
                                                                  Credit – You must receive a               is in place, or you can check online
                  Dates:                                          minimum grade of C- (60%)
                  There are three intakes per year -                                                        at www.nait.ca for updates.
                                                                  to receive credit.
                  January, May and September.
                  Please refer to www.nait.ca                     *Note: NAIT is in the process of
                                                                  converting this course to online          Health Education and Promotion
                  for exact start dates.
                                                                  WebCT delivery. You will be advised       [PFT124]
                  GettinG starteD:                                of these dates and changes in delivery
                  Computer Program Requirement –                                                            ONLINE
                                                                  of the course once online conversion
                  You will need PowerPoint, video                 is in place, or you can check online      As a personal trainer you’ll be an advo-
                  capability and a DVD or CD in                   at www.nait.ca for updates.               cate for living a healthy lifestyle. Though
                  order to submit the assignments.                                                          this course, learn the basic concepts of
                  Textbooks may be required, at                                                             health and wellness and how to apply
                  an additional cost. Please refer to
                                                                  Human Physiology and Exercise
                                                                  [PFT123]                                  these lessons in a practical environment
                  www.nait.ca for the most current                                                          with clients. A variety of topics, including
                  textbook information.                           CORRESPONDENCE*                           current health issues, individual health
                  LearninG tooLs:                                 Focusing on the body systems with the     behaviour and behaviour change will be
                  WebCT                                           greatest involvement in movement,         discussed in-depth.
                  aDDitionaL inFo:                                you’ll explore the body’s physiological   Fee: $275     Hours: 32
                  Learning Format – Evaluation                    response to exercise. By applying com-
                  is based on assignments,                                                                  Dates:
                                                                  mon training principles, you will also
                  quizzes and exams.                                                                        There are three intakes per year -
                                                                  learn to identify training adaptations    January, May and September.
                  Be prepared to mail in several                  common to exercise demand.                Please refer to www.nait.ca
                  of your assignments.                                                                      for exact start dates.
                                                                  Prerequisite: PFT120
                  Credit – You must receive a                                                               GettinG starteD:
                  minimum grade of C- (60%)                       Fee: $400     Hours: 80
                                                                                                            Textbooks may be required, at
                  to receive credit.                              Dates:                                    an additional cost. Please refer to
                                                                  Continuous Intake* – You have             www.nait.ca for the most current
                                                                  6 months from your registration           textbook information.
                  Applied Movement Mechanics                      date to complete the course.
                  [PFT122]                                                                                  LearninG tooLs:
                                                                  GettinG starteD:                          WebCT
                  CORRESPONDENCE*                                 Computer Requirements -
                                                                  When taking this course through           aDDitionaL inFo:
                  Explore the basic movement principles re-                                                 Learning Format – Evaluation
                  lated to posture, movement and exercise         Correspondence you will require
                                                                  Microsoft PowerPoint. However, once       is based on assignments,
                  prescription. You’ll learn to review postural                                             quizzes and exams.
                                                                  the course is converted to online
                  alignment, prescribe proper technique and       PowerPoint will no longer be required.    Credit – You must receive a
                  adapt exercises using progressive meth-                                                   minimum grade of C- (60%)
                  ods to suit individual client needs.            Textbooks may be required, at
                                                                  an additional cost. Please refer to       to receive credit.
                  Prerequisite: PFT120                            www.nait.ca for the most current
                                                                  textbook information.
                  Fee: $400     Hours: 60
                                                                  LearninG tooLs:
                  Dates:
                                                                  Correspondence*
                  Continuous Intake* – You have
                  6 months from your registration
                  date to complete the course.




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                                                                                                                                      Health + Safety
Nutrition and Weight                           Fee: $445     Hours: 70                    Credit – You must receive a
Management [PFT220]                                                                       minimum grade of C- (60%)
                                               Dates:
                                                                                          to receive credit.
                                               Continuous Intake* – You have
CORRESPONDENCE*                                6 months from your registration            *Note: NAIT is in the process of
Find out how fuelling the body impacts         date to complete the course.               converting this course to online
performance and results. Learn and apply                                                  WebCT delivery. You will be advised
                                               GettinG starteD:                           of these dates and changes in delivery
the basic concepts of nutrition and dis-       Textbooks may be required, at
cover the important relationship between                                                  of the course once online conversion
                                               an additional cost. Please refer to        is in place, or you can check online
dietary intake, physical activity and weight   www.nait.ca for the most current           at www.nait.ca for updates.
management. You will gain knowledge            textbook information.
and skills to analyze and evaluate dietary     LearninG tooLs:                            Fitness Appraisal and Lifestyle
intake and nutritional information.            Correspondence                             Counselling [PFT224]
Prerequisite: Completion of PFT120 and         aDDitionaL inFo:                           CORRESPONDENCE*
PFT123.                                        Learning Format – Evaluation
                                               is based on assignments,                   A key component in your career develop-
Fee: $400     Hours: 50
                                               quizzes and exams.                         ment and future success will be counsel-
Dates:                                                                                    ling clients, helping to form behaviour
                                               Credit – You must receive a
Continuous Intake* – You have                                                             changes and encourage healthy habits.
                                               minimum grade of C- (60%)
6 months from your registration                                                           Learn how to conduct fitness and life-
                                               to receive credit.
date to complete the course.                                                              style appraisals, as well as how to take
                                               *Note: NAIT is in the process of
GettinG starteD:                               converting this course to online           the consultation results and apply the
Textbooks may be required, at                  WebCT delivery. You will be advised        behavioural change models learned in
an additional cost. Please refer to            of these dates and changes in delivery     previous courses. Put it all together to
www.nait.ca for the most current               of the course once online conversion       formulate lifestyle changes that encour-
textbook information.                          is in place, or you can check online       age health and fitness. Note: This course
LearninG tooLs:                                at www.nait.ca for updates.                is equivalent to the CSEP-CPT Module 1
Correspondence                                                                            workshop. If you are wishing to pursue
aDDitionaL inFo:                               Endurance Training and                     your CSEP-CPT you should contact the
Learning Format – Evaluation                   Assessment Techniques                      program coordinator.
is based on assignments,                       [PFT223]                                   Prerequisite: Completion of PFT120,
quizzes and exams.
                                               CORRESPONDENCE*                            PFT121, PFT122, PFT123, PFT124, PFT222
Credit – You must receive a                                                               and PFT223.
minimum grade of C- (60%)                      Explore the basic aspects of both aero-
to receive credit.                             bic and anaerobic endurance training.      Fee: $445     Hours: 50
                                               Topics include physiological responses     Dates:
*Note: NAIT is in the process of
converting this course to online               of endurance exercise, assessment of       Continuous Intake* – You have
WebCT delivery. You will be advised            endurance capacities, development and      6 months from your registration
of these dates and changes in delivery         monitoring of endurance training pro-      date to complete the course.
of the course once online conversion           grams for improved health, performance     GettinG starteD:
is in place, or you can check online           and body composition.                      Textbooks may be required, at
at www.nait.ca for updates.                                                               an additional cost. Please refer to
                                               Prerequisite: Completion of PFT120,
                                               PFT123 and PFT222.                         www.nait.ca for the most current
Strength and Resistance                                                                   textbook information.
                                               Fee: $400     Hours: 64
Training [PFT222]                                                                         LearninG tooLs:
                                               Dates:                                     Correspondence
CORRESPONDENCE*                                Continuous Intake* – You have
                                               6 months from your registration            aDDitionaL inFo:
Through theory and practical application
                                               date to complete the course.               Learning Format – Evaluation
you’ll focus on exercise demonstration                                                    is based on assignments,
and the science of resistance training.        GettinG starteD:                           quizzes and exams.
Course topics include history, value of        Textbooks may be required, at
                                                                                          Credit – You must receive a
strength training, trends in the industry,     an additional cost. Please refer to
                                                                                          minimum grade of C- (60%)
equipment, physiological adaptations,          www.nait.ca for the most current
                                                                                          to receive credit.
program design, exercise demonstration,        textbook information.
                                                                                          *Note: NAIT is in the process of
cueing and spotting techniques. Using          LearninG tooLs:                            converting this course to online
your new knowledge you will also learn to      Correspondence                             WebCT delivery. You will be advised
develop customized, effective resistance       aDDitionaL inFo:                           of these dates and changes in delivery
training programs for clients.                 Learning Format – Evaluation               of the course once online conversion
Prerequisite: PFT120, PFT122, PFT123           is based on assignments,                   is in place, or you can check online
                                               quizzes and exams.                         at www.nait.ca for updates.


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                   Field Lab I [PFT225]                            Prerequisite: Completion of PFT120,            aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                   PFT122, PFT123, PFT222 and PFT223.             Learning Format – Evaluation
                   CORRESPONDENCE*                                                                                is based on assignments,
                                                                   Fee: $400     Hours: 60                        quizzes and exams.
                   Time to exercise your personal train-
                   ing skills in a realistic setting. Your first   Dates:                                         Credit – You must receive a
                                                                   Continuous Intake* – You have                  minimum grade of C- (60%)
                   field lab will help you become proficient
                                                                   6 months from your registration                to receive credit.
                   at analyzing facility layouts, utilizing        date to complete the course.
                   client-centered information gathering                                                          *Note: NAIT is in the process of
                   techniques, physical activity and lifestyle     GettinG starteD:                               converting this course to online
                   assessments and designing individual-           Textbooks may be required, at                  WebCT delivery. You will be advised
                                                                   an additional cost. Please refer to            of these dates and changes in delivery
                   ized weight management programs.
                                                                   www.nait.ca for the most current               of the course once online conversion
                   Prerequisite: Completion of PFT120,             textbook information.                          is in place, or you can check online
                   PFT121, PFT122, PFT123, PFT124, PFT220,         LearninG tooLs:                                at www.nait.ca for updates.
                   PFT222 and PFT223.                              Correspondence
                   Fee: $400     Hours: 60                         aDDitionaL inFo:                               Functional Training and
                   Dates:                                          Learning Format – Evaluation                   Assessment Techniques
                   Continuous Intake* – You have                   is based on assignments,                       [PFT322]
                   6 months from your registration                 quizzes and exams.
                                                                                                                  CORRESPONDENCE*
                   date to complete the course.                    Credit – You must receive a
                                                                   minimum grade of C- (60%)                      Functional training is an integrated train-
                   GettinG starteD:
                                                                   to receive credit.                             ing approach used to improve muscular
                   Textbooks may be required, at
                   an additional cost. Please refer to             *Note: NAIT is in the process of               control, balance, core stabilization, agil-
                   www.nait.ca for the most current                converting this course to online               ity, acceleration and deceleration. You
                   textbook information.                           WebCT delivery. You will be advised            will create custom designed training pro-
                                                                   of these dates and changes in delivery         grams that develop functional strength
                   LearninG tooLs:
                                                                   of the course once online conversion           and neuromuscular efficiency.
                   Correspondence
                                                                   is in place, or you can check online
                   aDDitionaL inFo:                                at www.nait.ca for updates.                    Prerequisite: Completion of PFT120,
                   Learning Format – Evaluation                                                                   PFT121, PFT122, PFT222 and PFT223.
                   is based on assignments,                                                                       Fee: $400     Hours: 50
                   quizzes and exams.                              Leadership Development
                                                                   [PFT321]                                       Dates:
                   Credit – You must receive a                                                                    Continuous Intake* – You have
                   minimum grade of C- (60%)                       CORRESPONDENCE*                                6 months from your registration
                   to receive credit.                                                                             date to complete the course.
                                                                   As a personal trainer, clients will lean on
                   *Note: NAIT is in the process of                you for leadership and direction. Develop      GettinG starteD:
                   converting this course to online                your leadership ability by forming a basic     Textbooks may be required, at
                   WebCT delivery. You will be advised                                                            an additional cost. Please refer to
                                                                   understanding of leadership and group
                   of these dates and changes in delivery                                                         www.nait.ca for the most current
                   of the course once online conversion            dynamics theory. From there, you will
                                                                   identify and develop your own personal         textbook information.
                   is in place, or you can check online
                   at www.nait.ca for updates.                     philosophy on leadership, heightening          LearninG tooLs:
                                                                   your awareness of the moral and ethical        Correspondence
                                                                   responsibilities of your role, and strength-
                   Injury Management [PFT320]                      ening your own leadership style.
                                                                                                                  aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                                                  Learning Format – Evaluation
                   CORRESPONDENCE*                                 Prerequisite: PFT121                           is based on assignments,
                   When putting the body through any                                                              quizzes and exams.
                                                                   Fee: $335     Hours: 40
                   type of physical activity, it is important                                                     Credit – You must receive a
                   to manage the risk of injury. Using your        Dates:                                         minimum grade of C- (60%)
                                                                   Continuous Intake* – You have                  to receive credit.
                   knowledge of human anatomy you’ll
                                                                   6 months from your registration
                   learn to identify the common musculosk-         date to complete the course.                   *Note: NAIT is in the process of
                   eletal injuries encountered in the indus-                                                      converting this course to online
                   try. This includes recognizing potential        GettinG starteD:                               WebCT delivery. You will be advised
                   injuries, current injuries and making the       Textbooks may be required, at                  of these dates and changes in delivery
                                                                   an additional cost. Please refer to            of the course once online conversion
                   necessary program modifications as a re-
                                                                   www.nait.ca for the most current               is in place, or you can check online
                   sult of injury. You will gain strategies for    textbook information.                          at www.nait.ca for updates.
                   injury prevention, exercise progression
                   and return to action after injury.              LearninG tooLs:
                                                                   Correspondence



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Program Design – Special                     GettinG starteD:                                Sports Performance and
Considerations [PFT324]                      Textbooks may be required, at                   Assessment Techniques
                                             an additional cost. Please refer to             [PFT423]
CORRESPONDENCE*                              www.nait.ca for the most current
                                             textbook information.                           CORRESPONDENCE*
Learn to design successful activity pro-
grams for clients with chronic conditions    LearninG tooLs:                                 Discover how you can develop and plan
that require additional screening, assess-   Correspondence                                  personal programs focused on enhancing
ment and program modification. Condi-        aDDitionaL inFo:                                performance while also minimizing the
tions include cardiovascular, pulmonary,     Learning Format – Evaluation                    risk of overtraining or injury. You’ll learn
metabolic and orthopaedic diseases.          is based on assignments,                        physical assessment techniques used to
                                             quizzes and exams.                              measure performance, and you’ll review
Prerequisite: Completion of PFT120,
PFT122, PFT222, PFT223, PFT224 and           Credit – You must receive a                     ergonomic aids that impact performance
PFT225.                                      minimum grade of C- (60%)                       by influencing physiological capacity or
                                             to receive credit.                              reducing psychological constraints.
Fee: $400     Hours: 50
                                             *Note: NAIT is in the process of                Prerequisite: Completion of PFT120,
Dates:                                       converting this course to online                PFT122, PFT222, PFT223, PFT224 and-
Continuous Intake* – You have                WebCT delivery. You will be advised             PFT225.
6 months from your registration              of these dates and changes in delivery
date to complete the course.                 of the course once online conversion            Fee: $400     Hours: 50
                                             is in place, or you can check online            Dates:
GettinG starteD:
                                             at www.nait.ca for updates.                     Continuous Intake* – You have
Textbooks may be required, at
an additional cost. Please refer to                                                          6 months from your registration
www.nait.ca for the most current             Applied Business Concepts                       date to complete the course.
textbook information.                        [PFT420]                                        GettinG starteD:
LearninG tooLs:                                                                              Textbooks may be required, at
                                             CORRESPONDENCE*                                 an additional cost. Please refer to
Correspondence
                                             Thinking about starting your own per-           www.nait.ca for the most current
aDDitionaL inFo:                                                                             textbook information.
                                             sonal training business? First learn the
Learning Format – Evaluation
is based on assignments,                     foundational business issues involved.          LearninG tooLs:
quizzes and exams.                           Topics covered in this course include busi-     Correspondence
                                             ness practices and structures, operational
Credit – You must receive a                                                                  aDDitionaL inFo:
minimum grade of C- (60%)                    issues for the personal fitness trainer
                                                                                             Learning Format – Evaluation
to receive credit.                           including liability issues, business plan de-   is based on assignments,
                                             velopment and financial management.             quizzes and exams.
*Note: NAIT is in the process of
converting this course to online             Prerequisite: PFT326                            Credit – You must receive a
WebCT delivery. You will be advised          Fee: $335     Hours: 40                         minimum grade of C- (60%)
of these dates and changes in delivery                                                       to receive credit.
of the course once online conversion         Dates:
                                                                                             *Note: NAIT is in the process of
is in place, or you can check online         Continuous Intake* – You have
                                                                                             converting this course to online
at www.nait.ca for updates.                  6 months from your registration
                                                                                             WebCT delivery. You will be advised
                                             date to complete the course.
                                                                                             of these dates and changes in delivery
Marketing and Promotions                     LearninG tooLs:                                 of the course once online conversion
[PFT326]                                     Correspondence                                  is in place, or you can check online
                                                                                             at www.nait.ca for updates.
                                             aDDitionaL inFo:
CORRESPONDENCE*                              Learning Format – Evaluation
Learn marketing strategies for a personal    is based on assignments,
fitness training business and review         quizzes and exams.
trends and operations related to the         Credit – You must receive a
fitness and health industry. You’ll also     minimum grade of C- (60%)
explore the promotional role of the per-     to receive credit.
sonal fitness trainer in other employment    *Note: NAIT is in the process of
settings, such as public fitness centres.    converting this course to online
Fee: $275     Hours: 40                      WebCT delivery. You will be advised
                                             of these dates and changes in delivery
Dates:                                       of the course once online conversion
Continuous Intake* – You have                is in place, or you can check online
6 months from your registration              at www.nait.ca for updates.
date to complete the course.




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                   Program Design – Customizing                   Field Placement I [PFT425]                     Advanced Assessment and
                   Programs [PFT424]                                                                             Counselling Skills [PFT428]
                                                                  ON-SITE
                   CORRESPONDENCE*                                Hands-on training for you and a willing        CORRESPONDENCE*
                   Continue where you left off in PFT324.         client! Gain 135 hours practicing personal     This is the final step in obtaining your
                   You’ll further explore subject areas where     fitness training skills with real clientele.   NAIT Personal Fitness Trainer diploma! To
                   program prescription and assessment re-        Situated at a fitness location, you will       prepare for obtaining your CSEP-CPT sta-
                   quire advanced thought and customiza-          practice the skills acquired throughout the    tus you’ll review the core competencies of
                   tion. Course topics include pregnancy,         program: training for long and short term      equipment selection, exercise prescription
                   low back syndrome, neuromuscular con-          clientele, physical assessments for health,    and modification, program design and
                   cerns, physical disabilities, youth activity   fitness, function and performance as well      planning. CSEP-CPT is the Canadian stan-
                   and performance, female athletes and           as business and marketing practices.           dard in the field of personal training.
                   menopause. You’ll also cover an intro-         Prerequisite: You are required to have         Note: This course is equivalent to the
                   duction into ergonomics and your role in       completed all previous courses in the          CSEP-CPT Module 2 workshop. If you are
                   occupational health and safety.                PFT program.                                   wishing to pursue your CSEP-CPT please
                   Prerequisite: PFT120, PFT122, PFT222,          Fee: $445     Hours: 75                        contact the program coordinator.
                   PFT223, PFT224, PFT225, PFT324.                                                               Prerequisite: You must have success-
                                                                  Dates:
                   Fee: $400     Hours: 60                        Continuous Intake – You have                   fully completed all previous courses in
                   Dates:                                         6 months from your registration                the PFT program.
                   Continuous Intake*                             date to complete the course.                   Fee: $335     Hours: 40
                   GettinG starteD:                               GettinG starteD:                               Dates:
                   Textbooks may be required, at                  LearninG tooLs:                                Continuous Intake* – You have
                   an additional cost. Please refer to            Correspondence,                                6 months from your registration
                   www.nait.ca for the most current               On-site Experience.                            date to complete the course.
                   textbook information.
                                                                  aDDitionaL inFo:                               GettinG starteD:
                   LearninG tooLs:                                Completion – Your grade is based               Textbooks may be required, at
                   Correspondence                                 on supervisor evaluation and                   an additional cost. Please refer to
                   aDDitionaL inFo:                               submitting the required                        www.nait.ca for the most current
                   Learning Format – Evaluation                   training paperwork.                            textbook information.
                   is based on assignments,                       Credit – You must receive a                    LearninG tooLs:
                   quizzes and exams.                             minimum grade of C- (60%)                      Correspondence
                   Credit – You must receive a                    to receive credit.                             aDDitionaL inFo:
                   minimum grade of C- (60%)                                                                     Learning Format – Evaluation
                   to receive credit.                                                                            is based on assignments,
                   *Note: NAIT is in the process of                                                              quizzes and exams.
                   converting this course to online                                                              Credit and Certification – You
                   WebCT delivery. You will be advised                                                           must receive a minimum grade
                   of these dates and changes in delivery                                                        of C- (60%) to receive credit
                   of the course once online conversion                                                          and be eligible for CSEP-CPT.
                   is in place, or you can check online
                   at www.nait.ca for updates.                                                                   *Note: NAIT is in the process of
                                                                                                                 converting this course to online
                                                                                                                 WebCT delivery. You will be advised
                                                                                                                 of these dates and changes in delivery
                                                                                                                 of the course once online conversion
                                                                                                                 is in place, or you can check online
                                                                                                                 at www.nait.ca for updates.




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PreCePtor training
CONTACT
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                                              COURSES                                        Dates:
                                                                                             Sept 20, 2008 or
                                                                                             Jan 17, 2009
                                              Preceptor Training [HC100]
                                                                                             LearninG tooLs:
                                              ONLINE                                         In-class Workshop
                                              Receive basic training in the four key areas   aDDitionaL inFo:
                                              making up learning behaviour. This train-      Learning Format – The
                                              ing is essential as you prepare to provide     workshop will take place
                                              student guidance or mentor new employ-         at NAIT Main Campus.
                                              ees. The four-module, independent study,
                                              web-based learning package includes:           Enhanced Preceptor Training
                                               • Module 1: Characteristics and               [HC102]
                                                 Roles of the Clinical Preceptor
                                               • Module 2: Learning Styles
                                                                                             ONLINE
                                               • Module 3: Communication                     Discover advanced mentoring tools, use-
                                                 and Conflict Management                     ful even if you’re a seasoned professional.
                                               • Module 4: The Use of Questioning            Take preceptoring to the next level and
OVERVIEW                                         and Problem Solving Strategies              become skilful in providing constructive
Remember the trainer and mentor who                                                          feedback, effective conflict resolution
                                              Fee: $350     Hours: 50
assisted you in becoming proficient and                                                      and clear communication.
comfortable, ready for your first experi-     Dates:
                                              Continuous Intake – You have                   Prerequisite: HC100 and HC101.
ence on the job? That person likely had
                                              6 months from your registration                Fee: $350     Hours: 30
a major impact on your confidence and
                                              date to complete the course.
added to your excitement while you                                                           Dates:
prepared to enter the field. Now it’s         LearninG tooLs:                                Continuous Intake – You have
your chance to do the same for an eager       WebCT                                          6 months from your registration
student. Your role as a preceptor is vi-      aDDitionaL inFo:                               date to complete the course.
tal to student growth and ensuring that       Exams - Entire course and                      LearninG tooLs:
your field is provided with well-trained      two exams are completed                        WebCT
new graduates.                                online at your own pace.
Ready yourself to aide students by com-                                                      Enhanced Preceptor Training
pleting specific preceptor courses de-        Preceptor Training (Practical)                 [HC103]
signed to equip you to teach, examine         [HC101]
technique, supervise and mentor.
                                                                                             ON CAMPUS
                                              ON CAMPUS
                                                                                             Participate in a dynamic, interactive
Study online on your own schedule and         This second phase of preceptor training        workshop designed to provide you with
participate in group workshops to com-        is an 8-hour interactive workshop where        the opportunity to practice your skills
plete the courses needed to become a          the foundational information studied           with peers in a positive, supportive en-
preceptor for students entering your field.   in the online modules is reviewed and          vironment. Topics, techniques and sce-
                                              given a practical context. This workshop       narios are tailored during the workshop
ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                         will provide you with the interaction and      to best suit the field you and the other
Must already be a clinical professional       learning dynamic most useful to your           participants work in and the experience
employed in the field to enrol.               role in a clinical environment. Breakout       you are striving to gain.
                                              scenarios will be used during the work-
                                                                                             Prerequisite: HC100, HC101, and HC102.
                                              shop to demonstrate discipline-specific
                                              practical application of the theory.           Fee: $290     Hours: 8
                                              The learning manual and the workshop           Dates:
                                              function together to provide a basic edu-      Nov 1, 2008 or
                                              cation in your role as the preceptor.          Mar 14, 2009

                                              Prerequisite: HC100                            LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                             In-class Workshop
                                              Fee: $290     Hours: 8
                                                                                             aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                             Learning Format – The
                                                                                             workshop will take place
                                                                                             at NAIT Main Campus.




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                   resPiratory theraPy
                   CONTACT
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                                                                COURSES                                     Patient Evaluation [SHL182]
                                                                                                            CORRESPONDENCE
                                                                Respiratory Therapy Provincial
                                                                Didactic Refresher [SH179]                  Improve your patient evaluation skills
                                                                                                            by reviewing the pertinent anatomy,
                                                                CORRESPONDENCE                              physiology, pathophysiology, diagnos-
                                                                You’re already employed in respiratory      tics and patient assessment techniques.
                                                                therapy, but taking a deep breath and       You’ll receive the greatest benefit from
                                                                revisiting the theory and practice ba-      this course if you are currently a practic-
                                                                sics again will keep you in top shape on    ing respiratory therapist or other allied
                                                                the job.                                    health professional.
                                                                Modules covered in the course include:      Prerequisite: You must have a respiratory
                                                                                                            therapy or other related health diploma
                                                                • Distribution and Administration
                                                                  of Medical and Anesthetic Gases           to register.
                                                                • Patient Evaluation                        Fee: $370     Hours: 60
                                                                • Aerosol and Humidity Therapy              Dates:
                   OVERVIEW                                     • Airway Management and                     Continuous Intake
                                                                  Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
                   Breathe new life into your career by up-                                                 LearninG tooLs:
                   dating your respiratory therapy skills.      • Mechanically Augmented                    Correspondence
                                                                  Ventilation
                   The courses in the distance learning
                   Respiratory Therapy program will allow       • Blood Gas Analysis
                                                                  and Procurement
                   you to refresh or maintain your knowl-
                   edge. The theory and practical lessons       • Diagnostics
                   are ideal for current respiratory thera-     • Transports
                   pists and an effective way to ensure you     Prerequisite: You must have a respiratory
                   are successful on the job.                   therapist diploma or degree, approved by
                   Some courses offered in this area are        the CARTA, to register.
                   also suitable for other Allied Health pro-   Fee: $465    Hours: 17
                   fessionals.
                                                                Dates:
                                                                Continuous Intake
                   CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
                                                                LearninG tooLs:
                   The courses are designed to maintain or      Correspondence
                   enhance your current career in respira-
                   tory therapy.

                   ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS
                   You must be a Respiratory Therapist
                   with Diploma or Degree - approved by
                   CARTA.




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                                                                                                                                          Health + Safety
safety training
CONTACT
Alana Jordison | p 780.378.5056 | e alanaj@nait.ca


                                                  COURSES                                       Construction Safety Training
                                                                                                (CSTS) [SAF702]
                                                  Petrolum Safety Training (PST)                ON CAMPUS
                                                  [SAF701]
                                                                                                Receive your CSTS equivalency and
                                                  ON CAMPUS                                     WHIMS certification easily by complet-
                                                  Petroleum industry workers, this course       ing the modules on your own time while
                                                  on basic industry safety is designed for      online using a computer at the NAIT
                                                  you. In nine lessons you’ll cover the stan-   campus. In the series of modules you’ll
                                                  dard information necessary to meet the        cover topics such as workplace hazards,
                                                  requirements of IRP Vol. 16, such as regu-    the law at work, excavating and trench-
                                                  lations, gas hazards and control mea-         ing, emergency response, ladders and
                                                  sures and safety communications. Along        scaffolding and environmental factors.
                                                  with WHMIS certification, you also have       Fee: $120    Hours: 6 - 8
                                                  four optional lessons specific to the in-
                                                                                                Dates:
                                                  dustry you work in. The optional lessons
                                                                                                Continuous Intake
                                                  are: Exploration Hazards and Control, Rig
OVERVIEW                                          Hazards and Control, Oilfield Trucking        LearninG tooLs:
                                                  Hazards and Control and Production and        CD-ROM
Your health and safety on the job is vital.
Stay strong, be smart and continue enjoy-         Plant Hazards and Control. One or more        aDDitionaL inFo:
ing a successful career by knowing how            of the optional lessons must be com-          Learning Format – You’ll complete
to recognize and deal with safety issues.         pleted for certification.                     the lessons on-site on a NAIT
                                                                                                computer. Once a lesson is started
If this is your first time at certification or    Fee: $120     Hours: 6                        it must be completed in full before
you’re looking to refresh your knowledge,                                                       logging off computer.
                                                  Dates:
you’ll find our general courses will en-
                                                  Continuous Intake                             Completion - Course must be
hance your performance and profession-
                                                  LearninG tooLs:                               completed on-site at a NAIT campus
alism on construction and drilling sites.
                                                  CD-ROM                                        computer. Contact Alana Jordison at
                                                                                                780.378.5056 to make arrangements.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                              aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                  Learning Format – You’ll complete             Certification - ENFORM certification is
As a construction labourer or rig worker                                                        granted upon successful completion.
                                                  the lessons on-site on a NAIT
currently in the field, you will find this pro-   computer. Once a lesson is started,
gram optimal in supporting your career.           it must be completed in full before
                                                  logging off computer.
REGISTRATION                                      Completion - Course must be
Register in-person, online or by tele-            completed on-site at a NAIT campus
phone, though telephone registration is           computer. Contact Alana Jordison at
preferred. Please contact Alana Jordison          780.378.5056 to make arrangements.
at 780.378.5056.                                  Certification - ENFORM certification is
                                                  granted upon successful completion.




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                   TDG – Transportation of                       WHMIS – Workplace Hazardous
                   Dangerous Goods – New Clear                   Materials Information System
                   Language [SRE150]                             [SRE160]
                   ONLINE                                        ONLINE
                   If your job, in any way, requires you to      Your safety on the job is important. If you
                   come into contact with dangerous goods        come into contact with, or in close prox-
                   you need TDG training. This training is       imity to, any materials defined as hazard-
                   appropriate if you are a shipper, receiver,   ous your employer is required by law to
                   driver, loader, cargo handler, lift truck     provide WHIMS (Workplace Hazardous
                   operator, dock worker or warehouse op-        Materials Information System) training.
                   erator. In the DANATEC-certified online       In the DANATEC-certified online WH-
                   TDG course you’ll learn about:                MIS course you will learn:
                   • TDG regulations                             • what WHMIS is, about working
                   • government enforcement of TDG                 with chemical products and
                                                                   how both if affect your job
                   • classification of hazardous
                     products and substances                     • how to identify controlled
                                                                   products in your work area and
                   • containment, labelling and
                                                                   how to read the WHMIS labels
                     shipping documents
                                                                 • about Material Safety Data Sheets
                   • emergency procedures
                                                                 • how to use, store, and handle
                   Fee: $85      Hours: 4                          controlled products more safely
                   Dates:                                        • how to find health and
                   Continuous Intake                               safety information about
                                                                   hazardous products
                   GettinG starteD:
                   You are required to have internet             Fee: $70      Hours: 3
                   access and an email address
                                                                 Dates:
                   to complete the course.
                                                                 Continuous Intake
                   LearninG tooLs:
                                                                 GettinG starteD:
                   Online
                                                                 You are required to have internet
                   aDDitionaL inFo:                              access and an email address
                   Certification - DANATEC                       to complete the course.
                   certification is granted
                                                                 LearninG tooLs:
                   upon successful completion.
                                                                 Online
                                                                 aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                 Certification - DANATEC
                                                                 certification is granted
                                                                 upon successful completion.




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                                                                                                                                              Health + Safety
vasCular sonograPhy
CONTACT
For program information | p 780.378.5000 | e healthdistance@nait.ca


                                                 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                          Prerequisite: DMS50
                                                                                               Fee: $370     Hours: 35
                                                 Use this program to refresh your skills as
                                                 an already practicing sonographer and         Dates:
                                                 prepare you for the national board exams.     Continuous Intake
                                                                                               LearninG tooLs:
                                                 ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS                         WebCT
                                                 You must be a practicing sonographer to       aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                 enrol in the program.                         Learning Format - Online
                                                                                               quizzes and activities (60%),
                                                 COURSES                                       final exam (40%).
                                                                                               Completion – You will receive
                                                 Vascular Physics [DMS50]                      35 CME (Continuing Medical
                                                                                               Education) credits for successful
                                                 ONLINE                                        completion of this course.
                                                 Before getting into the specifics of evalu-
                                                 ating arteries and veins in the body, learn   Cerebrovascular Ultrasound &
OVERVIEW                                         the foundational material required for all    Indirect Testing [DMS52]
You’re already enjoying a challenging            other courses in the Vascular Sonogra-
                                                 phy program. In this prerequisite course      ONLINE
career as part of a patient care team in
general sonography and now you want to           you’ll cover the topics of hemodynamics,      In cerebrovascular ultrasound you will as-
refresh your skills in vascular ultrasound       Doppler fundamentals, ultrasound basics       sess diseased blood vessels and altered
and prepare for the national board exam.         and plethysmography.                          flow supplying the brain resulting in stroke
In the Vascular Sonography series of             Prerequisite: You must be a practicing        and atherosclerosis. Prepare yourself for
courses you’ll focus on the five essential       sonographer.                                  the national board exam with this com-
subject areas in a manageable format                                                           plete cerebrovascular course, including
                                                 Fee: $370     Hours: 30                       direct and indirect testing. Topics covered
allowing you to gain complete compre-
hension of each topic. The subject areas         Dates:                                        include cerebrovascular anatomy, cere-
include pertinent anatomy, physiology,           Continuous Intake                             brovascular pathology, cerebrovascular
pathophysiology, examination protocols           LearninG tooLs:                               testing procedures and protocols.
and procedures.                                  WebCT                                         Prerequisite: DMS50
Features of studying vascular sonography         aDDitionaL inFo:                              Fee: $370     Hours: 35
by WebCT include online labs and exer-           Learning Format - Online
                                                 quizzes and activities (60%),                 Dates:
cises, interactive computer graphics, high                                                     Continuous Intake
                                                 final exam (40%).
quality ultrasound images and a mock
computer-based exam that simulates the           Completion – You will receive                 LearninG tooLs:
                                                 35 CME (Continuing Medical                    WebCT
examination method used by certifying
bodies. However, even though learning            Education) credits for successful             aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                 completion of this course.                    Learning Format - Online
is primarily online, you’ll still enjoy inter-
action with an instructor and assistance                                                       quizzes and activities (60%),
in pacing the courses effectively. Each          Venous Ultrasound & Indirect                  final exam (40%).
course within the program includes online        Testing [DMS51]                               Completion - You will receive
quizzes, activities and a final exam.                                                          35 CME (Continuing Medical
                                                 ONLINE                                        Education) credits for successful
All course content is in line with the                                                         completion of this course.
                                                 Venous sonography and indirect testing
National Competency Profile, outlined
                                                 is an integral part of the vascular spe-
by CARDUP and approved by CSDMS.
                                                 cialty and covered extensively on the
Completion of the vascular series covers
                                                 board exam. This course will cover topics
all of the competencies required for certi-
                                                 such as venous anatomy, venous pathol-
fying exams and the corresponding Reg-
                                                 ogy, venous testing procedures and pro-
istered Vascular Sonographer credential.
                                                 tocols and venous plethysmography.




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                   Peripheral Arterial Ultrasound &               Fee: $370    Hours: 35                       Vascular Physics and Technology
                   Indirect Testing [DMS53]                       Dates:                                       Program [DMS800]
                                                                  Continuous Intake
                   ONLINE                                                                                      ONLINE
                                                                  LearninG tooLs:
                   Building on the hemodynamics covered                                                        If you aspire to take your career to a new
                                                                  WebCT
                   in the prerequisite course, you’ll go                                                       level and receive credentials in vascular
                   deeper into the study of the lower ex-         aDDitionaL inFo:                             sonography the path to your success
                   tremity assessment. Topics in peripheral       Learning Format - Online                     should start with enrolment and comple-
                   arterial ultrasound and indirect testing       quizzes and activities (60%),                tion of the entire series of courses in the
                                                                  final exam (40%).
                   includes peripheral arterial anatomy, ar-                                                   Vascular Sonography program at NAIT.
                   terial pathologies, arterial scanning pro-     Completion - You will receive                All courses, as a series, cover the essen-
                   cedures and protocols, graft scanning          35 CME (Continuing Medical                   tial topics along with activities, practice
                                                                  Education) credits for successful
                   procedures and protocols and arterial                                                       exams, and images required to study for
                                                                  completion of this course.
                   indirect testing techniques.                                                                the ARDMS examination. Ideally, you will
                   Prerequisite: DMS50                                                                         have the opportunity to practice your
                                                                  Ankle Brachial Index (ABI)                   vascular sonography skills your work-
                   Fee: $370     Hours: 35                        Certification Course [DMS55]                 place, completing your eligibility to write
                   Dates:                                                                                      the credentialing exam.
                                                                  ON CAMPUS
                   Continuous Intake                                                                           The course series includes:
                                                                  Through lectures and lab work, learn more
                   LearninG tooLs:                                about the simple and useful ABI test to      • Vascular Physics DMS50
                   WebCT
                                                                  assess lower extremity arterial perfusion.   • Venous Ultrasound &
                   aDDitionaL inFo:                               Throughout the course, you will cover top-     Indirect Testing DMS51
                   Learning Format - Online                       ics such as background on venous and ar-     • Cerebrovascular Ultrasound
                   quizzes and activities (60%),                  terial disease, applications and equipment     & Indirect Testing DMS52
                   final exam (40%).
                                                                  for ABI, technique and protocols for ABI     • Peripheral Arterial Ultrasound
                   Completion - You will receive                  and instructor-led lab for ABI.                & Indirect Testing DMS53
                   35 CME (Continuing Medical                                                                  • Abdominal Arterial & Small
                   Education) credits for successful              Prerequisite: You must currently be per-
                                                                                                                 Parts Doppler DMS54
                   completion of this course.                     forming ABI’s in the workplace.
                                                                                                               Please Note: The Clinical Verification
                                                                  Fee: $320    Hours: 8
                                                                                                               Form, required for eligibility to the AR-
                   Abdominal Arterial & Small Parts               Dates:                                       DMS Vascular examination(s), must be
                   Doppler [DMS54]                                Sept 27, 2008                                completed by your clinical supervisor;
                                                                  Nov 29, 2008                                 NAIT can only verify the didactic portion
                   ONLINE                                         Jan 31, 2009
                                                                                                               of vascular training.
                   A rich addition to general, abdominal          Mar 28, 2009
                   scanning is the addition of abdominal          May 30, 2009                                 Prerequisite: You must be a practicing
                   Doppler. Skills and knowledge gained in        June 27, 2009                                sonographer to enrol in this course.
                   this area will enable assessment of com-       aDDitionaL inFo:                             Fee: $1,470
                   plex patient conditions such as trans-         Learning Format – You will
                                                                  complete 8 hours of onsite                   Dates:
                   plants and arterial repair, as well as organ
                                                                  study at the NAIT Main Campus.               Continuous Intake
                   failure. Topics include liver Doppler, aorta
                   and IVC scanning, renal Doppler and            Completion - You will receive                LearninG tooLs:
                   erectile dysfunction testing.                  35 CME (Continuing Medical                   WebCT
                                                                  Education) credits for successful            aDDitionaL inFo:
                   Prerequisite: DMS50                            completion of this course.                   Completion – Each course in this
                                                                                                               series will have online quizzes and
                                                                                                               activities as well as a final exam.
                                                                                                               Please refer to the specific course
                                                                                                               information for more details.




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IT + ELECTRONICS
COMPUTER SOFTWARE SUPPORT CERTIFICATE
 IT + Electronics

                    CoMPuter softWare suPPort CertifiCate                                                                                      NEW
                    CONTACT
                    For program information | p 780.378.5000 | e distancelearning@nait.ca


                                                                  CERTIFICATION                                • mail merge
                                                                                                               • creating web pages
                                                                  Upon successful completion of all eight
                                                                  courses and complete payment of all          Fee: $395    Hours: 64
                                                                  programme fees, you will receive a NAIT      Dates:
                                                                  Certificate in Computer Software Sup-        Continuous Intake – You have
                                                                  port. You will also have the pre-requisite   6 months from registration
                                                                  knowledge to write the Microsoft Certi-      date to complete the course.
                                                                  fied Application Specialist certification    GettinG starteD:
                                                                  examination.                                 Software - MS Office Word
                                                                                                               2007 (included w/MS
                                                                  CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                         Office Professional 2007)
                                                                                                               Textbook - New Perspectives on
                                                                  Completion of the Computer Support
                                                                                                               Word 2007, Introductory Edition,
                                                                  Software certificate will help you develop   Zimmerman. To order, contact
                                                                  your career as a user support specialist.    the NAIT Bookstore.
                                                                  User support personnel are employed by
                                                                  specialty service companies, but it’s also   LearninG tooLs:
                    OVERVIEW                                      becoming increasingly more popular for
                                                                                                               WebCT

                    As the business world shifts to rely          organizations to employ their own inter-
                    more heavily on technology to create          nal user support staff.                      Spreadsheets [CSS102]
                    efficient internal and external solutions,                                                 ONLINE
                    the demand for skilled technical workers      ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS
                    increases. In the Computer Software Sup-                                                   Discover how you can put Microsoft Ex-
                                                                  Though it is not assumed that you’ll have    cel 2007 to work for you. Using a prob-
                    port Certificate program you will study a     any previous computer experience be-
                    number of popular software programs                                                        lem-solving approach you will learn how
                                                                  fore entering the program, experience        to create and format a workbook and
                    currently used by business and industry,      with keyboarding and Web browsing is
                    and you’ll have the opportunity to de-                                                     work with formulas, functions, charts
                                                                  recommended.                                 and graphics. The following topics are
                    velop skills for effective use and support
                    of these mainstream productivity tools.       You are required to have access to the       covered in the course:
                                                                  following:                                   • designing a workbook
                    The program establishes a benchmark for
                                                                  • personal computer capable of               • working with formulas,
                    end-user support in computer produc-
                                                                    running Microsoft Office 2007                functions, charts, graphics,
                    tivity software. It is comprised of eight
                                                                  • internet connection (high                    tables and pivot tables
                    required courses, seven focused on soft-
                                                                    speed preferred)                           • managing multiple worksheets
                    ware skills, and one course on support for
                    help desk professionals. Not only will you                                                 • conditional formatting and filtering
                                                                  COURSES                                      • application development
                    receive employment-ready training, but
                    you’ll also be able to study on a part-time   Word Processing [CSS101]                     Fee: $410    Hours: 64
                    basis allowing you to maintain your cur-
                                                                                                               Dates:
                    rent career status.                           ONLINE                                       Continuous Intake – You have
                    Each course (except for CSS108) requires      Using a problem-solving approach you         6 months from registration
                    a specific computer application from the      will learn how to create, edit and for-      date to complete the course.
                    Microsoft Office 2007 suite. Software         mat documents and multiple-page re-          GettinG starteD:
                    can be purchased online at a student          ports. You will gain a comprehensive         Software - MS Office Excel
                    discount from the NAIT Tech Store after       understanding of Microsoft Word 2007,        2007 (included w/MS Office
                    you have received your NAIT student ID        including the new and advanced features      Professional 2007).
                    (www.nait.ca/techstore).                      of the software. The following topics are    Textbook - New Perspectives on
                                                                  covered in the course:                       Excel 2007, Introductory Edition,
                                                                  • editing and formatting a document          Parsons. To order, contact
                                                                                                               the NAIT Bookstore.
                                                                  • desktop publishing
                                                                  • working with templates                     LearninG tooLs:
                                                                    and outlines                               WebCT




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                                                                                                                                       IT + Electronics
Presentations [CSS103]                        Fee: $425    Hours: 64                      Databases [CSS106]
ONLINE                                        Dates:                                      ONLINE
                                              Continuous Intake – You have
You can learn to plan, create and give ef-    6 months from registration                  Being able to create and manipulate da-
fective presentations by developing your      date to complete the course.                tabases of information can prove to be an
Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 skills. Using a     GettinG starteD:                            invaluable skill on the job. Learn how to
problem-solving approach you’ll discover      Software - MS Internet                      use Microsoft Access 2007 and you’ll be
the fundamental tools as well as some         Explorer 7.0 (free download                 efficient at building databases, defining
advanced functions of the software. Top-      from www.microsoft.com).                    table structures, maintaining data, query-
ics covered in the course include:            Textbook - New Perspectives on              ing databases, creating and using forms
• creating a presentation                     The Internet, Introductory Edition,         and reports and using the advanced tools.
• applying and modifying                      Evans. To order, contact the                Specific course topics include:
  text and graphic objects                    NAIT Bookstore.                             • defining table relationships
• presenting a slide show                     LearninG tooLs:                             • maintaining and querying
  with special effects                        WebCT                                         a database
• collaborating with workgroups                                                           • creating forms and reports
Fee: $395     Hours: 64                       Graphics [CSS105]                           • sharing, integrating,
                                                                                            and analyzing data
Dates:                                        ONLINE
Continuous Intake – You have                                                              Fee: $425    Hours: 64
6 months from registration                    Enrich your communications with the
                                                                                          Dates:
date to complete the course.                  use of graphics created in Microsoft Vi-
                                                                                          Continuous Intake – You have
                                              sio 2007. You’ll learn how to create and    6 months from registration
GettinG starteD:                              edit diagrams, and then how to add, for-
Software - MS Office PowerPoint                                                           date to complete the course.
                                              mat and connect shapes to those same
2007 (included w/MS Office                                                                GettinG starteD:
Professional 2007).                           graphics. Specific course topics include:
                                                                                          Software - MS Office Access
Textbook - New Perspectives                   •   getting started in the program          2007 (included w/MS Office
on PowerPoint 2007, Introductory              •   adding shapes to diagrams               Professional 2007).
Edition, Zimmerman. To order,                 •   formatting shapes and diagrams          Textbook - New Perspectives on
contact the NAIT Bookstore.                   •   connecting shapes                       Access 2007, Introductory Edition,
LearninG tooLs:                                                                           Adamski. To order, contact
                                              Fee: $425    Hours: 64                      the NAIT Bookstore.
WebCT
                                              Dates:                                      LearninG tooLs:
                                              Continuous Intake – You have                WebCT
The Internet [CSS104]                         6 months from registration
                                              date to complete the course.
ONLINE
                                              GettinG starteD:
Internet use is a fundamental tool in many
                                              Software - MS Office Visio 2007
businesses today. Ensure you have the         (not included w/MS Office
skills to function in this working environ-   Professional 2007 – additional
ment with the problem-solving approach        student discount purchase).
used in this course. You’ll learn browser
                                              Textbook - Microsoft Visio 2007
basics and how to communicate using the       Step by Step, Microsoft Press, Lemke.
internet. Topics covered include:             To order, contact the NAIT Bookstore.
•   browser basics                            LearninG tooLs:
•   basic communication                       WebCT
•   searching the web
•   information resources on the web
•   downloading and storing data




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                    Project Management [CSS107]                User Support [CSS108]
                    ONLINE                                     ONLINE
                    Gain a comprehensive understanding of      Build the skills necessary to work in the
                    Microsoft Project 2007. Using a prob-      computer user support industry. Through
                    lem-solving approach you will learn how    theory and hands-on learning you’ll dis-
                    to build a project plan, and then sched-   cover methods and tools that are valu-
                    ule tasks, assign resources and manage     able when troubleshooting computer
                    dependencies. Topics covered in the        problems. You’ll review common support
                    course include:                            problems encountered and learn how to
                    • building a project plan                  manage yourself on the job. Specific top-
                    • scheduling tasks and                     ics covered include:
                      assign resources                         • customer service skills
                    • monitoring progress and costs              for user support agents
                    • formatting Gantt charts                  • troubleshooting
                      and other views                            computer problems
                                                               • product evaluation strategies
                    Fee: $425    Hours: 64
                                                                 and support standards
                    Dates:
                                                               Prerequisite: It is recommended that you
                    Continuous Intake – You have
                    6 months from registration                 complete at least four courses within this
                    date to complete the course.               program prior to taking CSS108.

                    GettinG starteD:                           Fee: $425     Hours: 64
                    Software - MS Office Project 2007          Dates:
                    (not included w/MS Office                  Continuous Intake – You have
                    Professional 2007 – additional             6 months from registration
                    student discount purchase).                date to complete the course.
                    Textbook - New Perspectives on             GettinG starteD:
                    Project 2007, Introductory Edition,        Textbook - Guide to Computer User
                    Bunin. To order, contact the               Support for Help Desk and Support
                    NAIT Bookstore.                            Specialists, Third Edition, Beisse. To
                    LearninG tooLs:                            order, contact the NAIT Bookstore.
                    WebCT                                      LearninG tooLs:
                                                               WebCT




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MECHANICAL + INDUSTRIAL
HyDRONIC DESIGNER & INSTALLER CERTIFICATION
POWER ENGINEERING CML
WAREHOUSE TRAINING CERTIFICATE
 Mechanical + Industrial

                           hydroniC designer & installer CertifiCation
                           CONTACT
                           David Hughes | p 780.453.5400 | e pipetrades@nait.ca


                                                                    OVERVIEW                                      The classroom delivery method is de-
                                                                                                                  signed to be flexible for the working per-
                                                                    Ready to take your hydronics training         son, with daytime, evening and weekend
                                                                    from anywhere at any time? The Pipe           classes available.
                                                                    Trades group at NAIT has developed the
                                                                                                                  For the hydronics installer stream, the
                                                                    Hydronics program for students through-
                                                                                                                  practical, hands-on portions of the pro-
                                                                    out North America, with maximum ac-
                                                                                                                  gram will be delivered on-site at NAIT
                                                                    cessibility top-of-mind. There are two
                                                                                                                  or through an approved institution else-
                                                                    program streams:
                                                                                                                  where in North America.
                                                                     • Hydronic Designer
                                                                     • Hydronic Installer                         CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
                                                                    Successful completion of your chosen          Hydronics is a growth industry through-
                                                                    stream will effectively prepare you for       out North America! Employers in a wide
                                                                    certification by the Canadian Hydron-         range of industries and work locations
                                                                    ics Council (CHC). Students can target        seek out employees with a relevant certi-
                                                                    certification as a hydronic designer or       fication, whether as a hydronic designer,
                                                                    hydronic installer, or both.                  hydronic installer or both.
                            “I completed the Hydronic               Students can work towards certification       Your CHC certification will not only add
                                                                    with the confidence of knowing that em-       to your theoretical and practical knowl-
                             Designer program over the              ployers in their region will recognize this   edge, it will help you succeed in your cur-
                             internet last year. Although I         valuable and practical training.              rent employment and advance further
                             do have a significant plumbing         NAIT’s hydronics instruction facility is      along your career path.
                             background, very little of my          second to none in North America. Our          Hydronic designers design heating and
                             previous experience involved           first class hydronic heating lab is rap-      cooling systems, and typically work for
                             hydronic heating. After                idly becoming recognized around North         large mechanical contractors or whole-
                                                                    America, based on the wide range of           salers.
                             completing this program, I
                                                                    equipment used in the lab, as well as the
                             gained a tremendous amount of                                                        Hydronic installers do installation work
                                                                    range of practical learning experiences
                             knowledge about the hydronics                                                        according to the design and are typically
                                                                    that students can access in this facility.
                                                                                                                  employed by mechanical contractors.
                             industry. The future in this           Hydronics is generally defined as relating    Plumbers and pipefitters commonly
                             field is very positive as more         to or being a system of heating or cool-      work towards their hydronic installer
                             people and organizations               ing that involves the transfer of heat by     certification to enhance their skills and
                             start to look for new ways of          circulating a fluid (as water or vapour) in   career options. Jurisdictions across
                                                                    a closed system of pipes. The NAIT Hy-        North America have differing require-
                             heating that are safer for the
                                                                    dronics program also addresses hydron-        ments about who can install hydronic
                             environment and cost effective.        ics systems involving solar, fuel cell and    systems. For example, in Alberta, you
                             I am currently employed full-          geothermal heating sources.                   must be a journeyman or apprentice
                             time as a hydronic designer and                                                      plumber, steamfitter or pipefitter in or-
                             couldn’t be happier.”                  DELIVERy METHOD                               der to install hydronic systems.
                                                                    Students can choose their method of
                             Darren Skene, 2007 graduate,
                                                                    study:                                        REGISTRATION
                             Triangle Supply Ltd., Red Deer, AB
                                                                     • online via our web-based                   Online, by telephone or in person.
                                                                       program, using WebCT
                                                                                                                  You must first register in your chosen
                                                                     • correspondence                             program stream (PIP300 Hydronic De-
                                                                     • classroom study                            signer or PIP350 Hydronic Installer).
                                                                                                                  Each program stream includes three ex-
                                                                                                                  ams. Hydronic Designer exams are PIP324,
                                                                                                                  PIP325 and PIP326. Hydronic Installer ex-
                                                                                                                  ams are PIP356, PIP357 and PIP358.




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FEES                                      COMMON REqUIRED                                After completion, you will be able to:

• $320 program stream registration        COURSES                                        • identify applicable codes and
                                                                                           regulations for heating boilers
  (PIP300 or PIP350)
                                          Boiler and Piping Installation                 • identify and describe the
• $45 per course (8-hour module)
                                          [PIP302]                                         advantages and disadvantages
• $110 per exam                                                                            of low and high mass boilers,
                                          ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE                         condensing boilers, hot water
PROGRAM OUTLINE                           An overview of generally accepted
                                                                                           tanks, hybrid boilers and
                                                                                           indirect water heaters
CoMMon requireD Courses                   methods for locating boilers and associ-
                                          ated trim. You will also study identifying     Fee: $45     Hours: 8
PIP302   Boiler and Piping Installation
                                          factors for piping installations. You will     Dates:
PIP303   Boilers
                                          develop a good understanding of the            Continuous Intake
PIP306   Control Wiring
                                          correct methods of assembling systems          LearninG tooLs:
PIP307   Controls                         in order to properly design and install hy-    WebCT or Correspondence.
PIP308   Estimation                       dronic systems.
PIP309   Alternative Heat Sources
                                          After completion, you will be able to:         Control Wiring [PIP306]
PIP312   Heat Transfer Units
                                           • identify factors determining
PIP313   Materials                                                                       ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE
                                             boiler location
PIP314   Pumps                                                                           Learn how to successfully wire hydronic
                                           • locate trim on a typical
PIP315   Residential Mechanical              hot water boiler installation               systems! You will discover how to read
         Ventilation 1                                                                   wiring schematics, understand good
                                           • identify piping installation factors
PIP317   Scenarios                                                                       wiring practices, and learn about the
                                          Fee: $45      Hours: 8
PIP318   System Accessories                                                              components that must be wired. You will
PIP320   System Documentation             Dates:                                         develop basic wiring skills and learn how
PIP321   System Start-up and              Continuous Intake                              to combine your knowledge with infor-
         Troubleshooting                  LearninG tooLs:                                mation provided by manufacturers.
PIP323   Tube Installation                WebCT or Correspondence.                       After completion, you will be able to:

ADDiTiONAL REquiRED COuRSES -                                                            • identify considerations for control
HYDroniC DesiGner
                                          Boilers [PIP303]                                 wiring related components
PIP301   Blueprint Reading                ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE                       • distinguish high and low voltage
                                                                                           wiring on control wiring schematics
PIP304   Building Construction            The hydronic installer must be fully aware       and recognize signal pathways
PIP310   Heat                             of the different and varied types of boilers   • recognize good practices for wiring
PIP311   Heat Loss                        available.                                       hydronic heating system controls
PIP316   Residential Mechanical           Technological advances are reflected in        Fee: $45     Hours: 8
         Ventilation 2                    today’s boilers, with improved models
PIP319   System Design Factors                                                           Dates:
                                          continually added to the marketplace.          Continuous Intake
                                          New designs are capable of outstanding
ADDiTiONAL REquiRED COuRSES -             efficiency and dependable operation.           LearninG tooLs:
HYDroniC instaLLer                                                                       WebCT or Correspondence.
PIP351   Basic Electricity                The installer must be cognizant of the
PIP352   Boilers and Accessories          different types, their operation, and their
         (Practical)                      compatibility with the intended applica-
PIP353   Control Wiring (Practical)       tion. This knowledge will help the in-
PIP355   System Design                    staller offer practical advice to customers
         Considerations                   so they can make informed decisions.




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                           Controls [PIP307]                             • list and describe computer-               Fee: $45     Hours: 8
                                                                           assisted analyses of hydronic
                           ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE                                                                  Dates:
                                                                           heating estimates
                                                                                                                     Continuous Intake
                           Installers and service personnel must         • describe the process for preparing
                                                                           a hydronic heating estimate               LearninG tooLs:
                           have a firm understanding of the controls
                                                                         • prepare a hydronic heating                WebCT or Correspondence.
                           required for the safe installation of a hot
                           water boiler. Some controls are mandated        estimate for materials
                           by safety codes, while others are in place    Fee: $45     Hours: 8                       Heat Transfer Units [PIP312]
                           to meet the needs of the customer.
                                                                         Dates:                                      ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE
                           After completion, you will be able to:        Continuous Intake                           The final links in a heating system are
                           • identify types and purpose                  LearninG tooLs:                             the heat transfer units. These pieces of
                             of basic controls                           WebCT or Correspondence.                    equipment achieve the final goal of any
                           • identify and describe typical                                                           heating system, as they transfer the heat
                             boiler safety devices                                                                   to its final destination.
                                                                         Alternative Heat Sources
                           • identify and describe the purpose           [PIP309]                                    This heat transfer involves a number of
                             of typical boiler operating devices
                                                                                                                     different methods, such as the use of con-
                           • identify and describe the purpose           ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE
                                                                                                                     vection by baseboard units or the use of
                             of typical microprocessors                  Individuals working towards their cer-      radiant heat energy by in-floor heating.
                           • identify and describe installation          tification may not be aware of alterna-
                             practices for typical                                                                   An installer must understand how each
                                                                         tive heat sources in today’s market. This
                             microprocessor components                                                               heat transfer unit performs its job. After
                                                                         module describes the more common al-
                           Fee: $45      Hours: 8                                                                    completion, you will be able to:
                                                                         ternative heat sources employed today.
                                                                         After completion, you will be able to:      • identify and describe radiators
                           Dates:
                                                                                                                       and towel warmers
                           Continuous Intake                             • describe the operation of
                                                                           geothermal heat pumps                     • identify and describe
                           LearninG tooLs:                                                                             wall and baseboard units
                           WebCT or Correspondence.                      • describe and explain different
                                                                           installation and design techniques        • identify and describe
                                                                                                                       forced flow units
                                                                         • state the efficiency of components
                           Estimation [PIP308]                             and installation practices of             • identify and describe
                                                                           geothermal heat pump systems                radiant type systems
                           ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE
                                                                         • describe the operation of                 Fee: $45     Hours: 8
                           It is important to accurately determine         the solar energy collection
                           the materials and labour required to in-                                                  Dates:
                                                                         • state the efficiency of components        Continuous Intake
                           stall an efficient hydronic heating system      and installation practices of solar
                           that meets all code and manufacturer’s          energy collection systems                 LearninG tooLs:
                           requirements. After completion, you will                                                  WebCT or Correspondence.
                                                                         • describe the components and the
                           be able to:                                     operation of fuel cell technology.
                           • describe basic estimating                   • describe how these technologies
                             processes, including terminology              tie into a hydronic heating system
                           • describe elements of cost
                             estimates including material,
                             labour, overhead, etc.
                           • describe the purpose
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Materials [PIP313]                              Fee: $45      Hours: 8                        Fee: $45      Hours: 8

ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE                        Dates:                                        Dates:
                                                Continuous Intake                             Continuous Intake
Learn about the many types of materi-
                                                LearninG tooLs:                               LearninG tooLs:
als and piping components commonly
                                                WebCT or Correspondence.                      WebCT, correspondence or classroom.
found in hydronic installations. The vari-
ety of joining methods demands that the
installer have a thorough background in         Residential Mechanical                        System Accessories [PIP318]
all types of installations and a firm un-       Ventilation 1 [PIP315]
                                                                                              ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE
derstanding of all tools and joining pro-
                                                ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE                      Numerous devices vital to a trouble-
cesses. You will learn to:
                                                Learn how to install, startup and balance     free installation are incorporated into a
 • identify and compare various
                                                a residential HRV system in accordance        hydronic heating system. Whether it is
   metallic and non-metallic piping
   materials and joining methods                with provincial trade requirements. Stu-      removing air or controlling the expansion
                                                dents will learn how to install the HRV in    or contraction of water, these areas must
 • identify and compare standard
   valve types, as well as zone valves          conjunction with hydronic heating sys-        be addressed.
   and three- and four-way valves               tems and a fully ducted exhaust system.       You will study numerous components es-
 • identify and compare manifold                After completion, you will be able to:        sential to the operation of a system. After
   types and installation                       • describe the different designs              completion, you will be able to identify
                                                  of ventilation distribution systems         and state the purpose of heat exchang-
Fee: $45      Hours: 8
                                                  used for hydronic heating                   ers, cross connection devices, automatic
Dates:                                          • describe the proper locations               make-up water devices, air elimination
Continuous Intake                                 for intake and exhaust hoods, and           devices, expansion devices, and temper-
LearninG tooLs:                                   for indoor intakes and outlets              ature and pressure indicators.
WebCT or Correspondence.                        • describe the proper procedures
                                                  for startup, balancing and                  Fee: $45      Hours: 8
                                                  maintenance of an HRV system                Dates:
Pumps [PIP314]                                                                                Continuous Intake
                                                Fee: $45      Hours: 8
ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE                                                                      LearninG tooLs:
                                                Dates:
The hydronic installer must be able to          Continuous Intake                             WebCT or Correspondence.
select, install, and service circulators in a
                                                LearninG tooLs:
hydronic heating system. The circulator         WebCT or Correspondence.                      System Documentation [PIP320]
is the heart of the system and must be
correctly installed. You will learn to:                                                       ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE
                                                Scenarios [PIP317]                            Learn about the many methods and ad-
 • describe the operation
   of a centrifugal pump                        ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE                      vantages of properly documenting hy-
 • identify and compare pump types                                                            dronic heating jobs. You will also study
                                                Learn about the variable characteristics
   and construction characteristics                                                           the code-related requirements for re-
                                                of different piping arrangements and the
 • define applicable                                                                          cording and documentation. The focus is
                                                importance of referring to information
   pump terminology                                                                           on maintaining as-built records and doc-
                                                provided by manufacturers.
 • select and size pumps for                                                                  umentation, following code requirements
   hydronic heating applications                Deciding which piping arrangement is          and development of various check sheets
 • identify the correct location                most suitable in a given scenario can be      that can be used to document work re-
   for pump installation                        difficult if you don’t understand the basic   lated to hydronic heating system.
 • identify pump controls and                   characteristics. After completion, you will
                                                                                              Fee: $45      Hours: 8
   associated electrical circuits               be able to recognize the various piping ar-
                                                rangements and describe the most suitable     Dates:
 • define common pump problems
                                                arrangement for different applications.       Continuous Intake
   and corrective actions
                                                                                              LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                              WebCT or Correspondence.




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                           System Start-up and                           After completion, you will be able to:     • determine elevations
                           Troubleshooting [PIP321]                      • calculate tube requirements                used on drawings
                                                                           for a typical installation               • identify and select information
                           ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE                                                                   from blueprint drawings
                                                                         • state the radiant installation
                           Designers and installers must have an           procedures for manifolds                 Fee: $45     Hours: 8
                           understanding of the correct procedures         and circuit layout
                                                                                                                    Dates:
                           to fill, flush and treat water in hydronic    • state the installation procedures        Continuous Intake
                           heating systems, as well as commission-         for radiant slabs on grade, and
                           ing boilers and systems.                        for joist systems and sub-floor          LearninG tooLs:
                                                                         • state testing and circuit                WebCT, correspondence or classroom.
                           You will study:
                                                                           identification procedures
                           • the correct procedures
                             for commissioning a                         Fee: $45     Hours: 8                      Building Construction [PIP304]
                             hydronic heating system                     Dates:                                     ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE
                           • the procedures to initially fill            Continuous Intake
                                                                                                                    Individuals seeking certification as hy-
                             and vent a hydronic system
                                                                         LearninG tooLs:                            dronic designers may not necessarily
                             and considerations for adding
                                                                         WebCT or Correspondence.                   have been exposed to the various con-
                             treatment conditioners and glycol
                           • the steps required to safely                                                           struction methods used in light commer-
                             commission a boiler                         ADDITIONAL REqUIRED                        cial and residential buildings.
                           • the steps required to                       COURSES - HyDRONIC                         You will study basic construction infor-
                             commission the controls                                                                mation that can be used for design and
                             and piping distribution systems             DESIGNER                                   installation of hydronic installations in
                           Fee: $45      Hours: 8                                                                   these kinds of buildings. After comple-
                                                                         Blueprint Reading [PIP301]
                                                                                                                    tion, you will be able to:
                           Dates:
                           Continuous Intake
                                                                         ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE                   • identify basic construction
                                                                         Learn the basic skills required for in-      techniques for residential
                           LearninG tooLs:                                                                            buildings, light commercial
                           WebCT or Correspondence.                      terpreting information provided by
                                                                         drawings, as well as the correct use of      buildings and ICF construction
                                                                         blueprint drawings. These skills are es-   • identify basic construction
                           Tube Installation [PIP323]                    sential in the industry as drawings are      methods relevant to heating
                                                                                                                      applications for agricultural
                           ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE                      used extensively in all aspects of con-
                                                                                                                      buildings, snow melt and
                                                                         struction. You will learn to:                frost protection
                           Installers must understand the basic
                           installation material and methods for         • recognize the use of different
                                                                                                                    Fee: $45     Hours: 8
                                                                           types of lines in blueprints
                           various radiant systems. Without a full
                                                                         • describe different types                 Dates:
                           understanding and training, there is a risk                                              Continuous Intake
                                                                           of drawings and draw
                           of not meeting the customer’s expecta-
                                                                           simple objects                           LearninG tooLs:
                           tions and requirements.
                                                                         • manipulate isometric drawings            WebCT or Correspondence.
                           You will study the basic installation           and draw isometric shapes
                           methods and materials, with additional        • identify symbols and abbreviations
                           emphasis on familiarizing yourself with       • scale various types
                           each manufacturer’s installation proce-         of blueprint drawings
                           dure and materials.




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Heat [PIP310]                               Residential Mechanical                      System Design Factors
                                            Ventilation 2 [PIP316]                      [PIP319]
ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE
The hydronic designer must understand       ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE                    ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE
the principles of heat to properly design   The hydronic designer should be able to     When designing and installing systems
heating systems.                            design a residential HRV system in ac-      for customers, it’s essential to have suf-
After completion, you will be able to:      cordance with provincial trade require-     ficient knowledge about the available
                                            ments. It is assumed that the student       systems in order to meet the customer’s
• examine and describe heat                 will be installing the HRV in conjunction   requirements. You will learn about basic
• describe measurement of pressure          with hydronic heating systems and a fully   considerations when planning a system,
• discuss characteristics                   ducted exhaust system.                      in order to economically meet the cus-
  of heat transfer                                                                      tomer’s needs. After completion, you will
                                            After completion, you will be able to:
• measure and interpret                                                                 be able to:
  heat quantities                           • describe the different designs of
                                              ventilation distribution systems          • identify basic types of systems
• describe and calculate
  thermal expansion                           used for hydronic heating                 • describe considerations for future
                                            • explain why an HRV should                   expansion and family size
• define heat terminology
                                              be a particular size and                  • describe and apply
Fee: $45     Hours: 8                         choose an appropriate                       the fundamentals of
Dates:                                        unit for a given application                snow melt systems
Continuous Intake                           • describe mandatory and                    • describe and apply the
                                              optional controls available for             fundamentals of air conditioning
LearninG tooLs:                               the operation of an HRV system
WebCT or Correspondence.                                                                Fee: $45     Hours: 8
                                            • develop a system plan for the
                                              proper ventilation of a home              Dates:
Heat Loss [PIP311]                                                                      Continuous Intake
                                            • describe ductwork sizing
                                              procedures for collection                 LearninG tooLs:
ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE                      and distribution systems                  WebCT or Correspondence.
The hydronic designer must be able to
                                            Prerequisite: Students should have previ-
understand the process of heat loss es-
                                            ously completed PIP315.
timations to properly design Hydronic
systems.                                    Fee: $45     Hours: 8
After completion, you will be able to:      Dates:
                                            Continuous Intake
• recognize and interpret comfort
  and the effects of body heat loss         LearninG tooLs:
• describe heat transfer in a building      WebCT or Correspondence.
• analyze and describe building plans
• compile and assess heat loss
  factors and calculations
• perform heat loss estimations
Fee: $45     Hours: 8
Dates:
Continuous Intake
LearninG tooLs:
WebCT or Correspondence.




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                           ADDITIONAL REqUIRED                        Boilers and Accessories                        System Design Considerations
                           COURSES - HyDRONIC                         (Practical) [PIP352]                           [PIP355]
                           INSTALLER                                  ON CAMPUS                                      ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE
                                                                      This is your opportunity to demonstrate        A hydronics installer must rely on the
                           Basic Electricity [PIP351]                 the practical skills you have acquired to-     heat loss estimations and the system de-
                           ONLINE OR CORRESPONDENCE                   wards certification as a hydronic installer.   sign originated by a designer. An aware-
                                                                      Students are expected to:                      ness of the correct elements is needed to
                           To install control systems and trouble-
                                                                       • identify boiler types, associated           better understand the design and ensure
                           shoot controls, the hydronic installer
                                                                         trim and accessories                        the design is suitable for the application.
                           must have an understanding of basic
                                                                       • identify boiler trim and                    You will learn to:
                           electricity and the operation of related
                                                                         accessories as per manufacturers’           • identify information used
                           components. After completion, you will
                                                                         recommendations and                           to determine heat loss
                           be able to:                                   good piping practice                        • identify general equipment
                           • define applicable                         • interpret a schematic drawing                 application characteristics
                             electrical terminology                      and install components correctly            • summarize the fundamentals
                           • apply Ohm’s Law and define                  according to instructions and                 of snow melt systems
                             electrical rating systems                   good piping practices
                                                                                                                     • summarize the fundamentals
                           • identify Series, Parallel, and           aDDitionaL inFo:                                 of air conditioning
                             Combination Circuitry                    Phone 780.378.5000 or
                           • demonstrate the correct                                                                 Fee: $45      Hours: 8
                                                                      email training@nait.ca.
                             use of electrical meters                                                                Dates:
                           • identify wiring components                                                              Continuous Intake
                             and ratings, applicable wiring
                                                                      Control Wiring (Practical)
                             connectors and applicable                [PIP353]                                       LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                                                     WebCT or Correspondence.
                             electrical devices                       ON CAMPUS
                           Fee: $45     Hours: 8                      This is your opportunity to demonstrate
                           Dates:                                     the practical skills you have acquired
                           Continuous Intake                          for installing controls. Students are ex-
                           LearninG tooLs:                            pected to:
                           WebCT or Correspondence.                    • identify control strategies
                                                                         used on Hydronic systems
                                                                       • apply suitable control strategies
                                                                         for sample applications
                                                                       • apply “good practice” techniques
                                                                         when wiring controls
                                                                      aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                      Phone 780.378.5000 or
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                           COURSES                                      Power Engineering Fourth Class               Power Engineering Third Class
                                                                        (CML) [PE402]                                Part A (CML) [PE303]
                           Power Engineering Fifth Class                ONLINE                                       ONLINE
                           (CML) [PE501]
                                                                        Do you have some experience working          Do you have your Fourth Class Provincial
                           ONLINE                                       with low or high pressure plants? Or,        Certificate of Competency? You may be
                           Do you have some experience working          are you interested in working in indus-      ready to take the Provincial exam for
                           with boilers, pumps, or heating and ven-     trial settings?                              your Power Engineer Third Class Part A
                           tilation equipment? Or, do you want to       This course will fully prepare you for the   certificate.
                           get started in this kind of work?            Provincial exam and build your practical     This course will fully prepare you for the
                           This course will fully prepare you for the   knowledge of power engineering topics        Provincial exam and build your practical
                           Provincial exam and build your practical     related to industrial plants and heavy in-   knowledge of important boiler-related
                           knowledge of important power engineer-       dustry, including heating plants, pulp and   topics.
                           ing and boiler-related topics. Fifth class   paper operations, and oil industry opera-    Topics follow Part A of the Reference
                           power engineers commonly work in             tions, such as refineries.                   Syllabus for a Third Class Certificate of
                           small commercial plants, such as malls       This course is also suitable for foremen,    Competency examination and include:
                           and large buildings. Topics include:         heating plant caretakers, oil and gas pro-   • applied mathematics and science
                           •   basic mathematics                        cess operators, and those with special oil   • boiler calculations
                           •   basic mechanics                          well certification. Topics include:
                                                                                                                     • fuels and combustion
                           •   basic thermodynamics                     •   boilers                                  • piping
                           •   basic electricity                        •   turbines                                 • electrotechnology
                           •   basic plumbing                           •   internal combustion engines              • chemical calculations
                           •   high and low pressure boilers            •   refrigeration                            • control instrumentation
                           •   basic heating systems and controls       •   heating                                  • types and arrangements
                           •   refrigeration                            •   ventilation                                of industrial plants
                           •   air compressors                          •   electricity                              • industrial legislation and codes
                           •   auxiliary equipment and controls         •   elementary mechanics                     • fire prevention and plant safety
                           •   materials and welding                    •   thermodynamics                           Prerequisite: Fourth Class Provincial
                           •   building safety                          Prerequisite: Recommended 50% or             Certificate of Competency. Recom-
                           •   WHMIS                                    better in Grade 10 English, Mathematics      mended 50% or better average in the
                           Prerequisite: Recommended 50% or             and Science.                                 following: English 10 or 13, Math 10 or
                           better in Grade 10 English, Mathematics      Fee: $835    Hours: 140                      13, Science 10.
                           and Science.                                                                              Fee: $695    Hours: 84
                                                                        Dates:
                           Fee: $595    Hours: 96                       Continuous Intake                            Dates:
                           Dates:                                       GettinG starteD:                             Continuous Intake
                           Continuous Intake                            Materials may be purchased through the       GettinG starteD:
                           GettinG starteD:                             NAIT Bookstore.                              Materials may be purchased through the
                           Materials may be purchased through the        • Power Engineering Training                NAIT Bookstore.
                           NAIT Bookstore.                                 Systems Fourth Class courseware            • Power Engineering Training
                            • Power Engineering Training                 • Alberta Safety Codes                         Systems Third Class courseware
                              Systems Fifth Class courseware               Act and Regulations                        • Alberta Safety Codes
                            • Alberta Safety Codes                       • ASME Academic extract                        Act and Regulations
                              Act and Regulations                        • CSA B-51                                   • ASME Academic Extract
                            • Access to the following code               • CSA B-52                                   • CSA B-51
                              books is beneficial: ASME                  • non-programmable calculator                • non-programmable calculator
                              codes, CSA-B51 code book,                                                               • geometry set, including compass,
                                                                         • geometry set, including compass,
                              CSA-B52 code book                                                                         protractor, triangles and rulers
                                                                           protractor, triangles and rulers
                            • non-programmable calculator
                                                                        LearninG tooLs:                              LearninG tooLs:
                            • geometry set, including compass,
                                                                        TLM                                          TLM
                              protractor, triangles and rulers
                                                                        aDDitionaL inFo:                             aDDitionaL inFo:
                           LearninG tooLs:
                                                                        Approved by the Alberta Boilers              Approved by the Alberta Boilers
                           TLM
                                                                        Safety Association.                          Safety Association.
                           aDDitionaL inFo:
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                           Boilers Safety Association.


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                                                                                                                                         Mechanical + Industrial
Power Engineering Third Class                Power Engineering Second Class                LearninG tooLs:
Part B (CML) [PE304]                         Part A, Paper 1 (CML) [PE201]                 TLM
                                                                                           aDDitionaL inFo:
ONLINE                                       ONLINE                                        Approved by the Alberta
Continue to increase your knowledge of       If you have your Power Engineering Third      Boilers Safety Association.
boilers and boiler-related topics! If you    Class Certificate of Competency, now
have completed PE303 Part A or passed        you can prepare for your Second Class         Power Engineering Second Class
the Alberta Boilers Safety Association       Certificate! Second Class power engi-         Part A, Paper 2 (CML) [PE202]
Third Class Part A Examination, then you     neers typically work as shift supervisors
may be ready to take the Part B exam.        or act as a plant’s chief power engineer.     ONLINE
Topics follow Part B of the Reference        There are two different course formats        Continue on the path towards your Sec-
Syllabus for a Third Class Certificate of    available for Part A, Paper 1.                ond Class Certificate! There are two dif-
Competency examination and include:                                                        ferent course formats available for Part
                                             One format follows the “old” 2nd Class
•   boilers                                                                                A, Paper 2.
                                             syllabus (available until Dec. 31, 2009),
•   boiler control systems                   including core topics such as applied me-     One format follows the “old” 2nd Class
•   heating and air conditioning             chanics, Codes and water treatment.           syllabus (available until Dec. 31, 2009),
•   welding                                                                                including thermodynamics, fuels and
                                             The other format follows the “new” 2nd
                                                                                           combustion.
•   prime movers                             Class syllabus, including core topics such
•   power plant auxiliary equipment          as Codes, industrial administration and       The other format follows the “new” 2nd
                                             applied mechanics.                            Class syllabus, including core topics such
Prerequisite: Recommended: Success-
                                                                                           as thermodynamics, metallurgy and test-
ful completion of a valid Third Class Part   Topics follow the relevant syllabus. Please
                                                                                           ing of materials.
A Power Engineering course or Alberta        contact the Power Engineering CML of-
Boilers Safety Association Third Class       fice if you are not sure which format ap-     Topics follow the relevant syllabus. Please
Part A Examination.                          plies to you.                                 contact the Power Engineering CML of-
                                                                                           fice if you are not sure which format ap-
Fee: $695    Hours: 84                       Prerequisite: Third Class Certificate of
                                                                                           plies to you.
                                             Competency. Grade 11 Science and Math
Dates:
                                             (minimum, strongly recommended).              Prerequisite: Third Class Certificate of
Continuous Intake
                                                                                           Competency. Grade 11 Science and Math
GettinG starteD:                             Fee: $395     Hours: 90
                                                                                           (minimum, strongly recommended).
Materials may be purchased through           Dates:
the NAIT Bookstore.                          Continuous Intake                             Fee: $395     Hours: 90
 • Power Engineering Training                                                              Dates:
                                             GettinG starteD:
   Systems Third Class courseware                                                          Continuous Intake
                                             Materials may be purchased through
 • CSA B-52                                  the NAIT Bookstore.                           GettinG starteD:
 • non-programmable calculator                • Power Engineering Training                 Materials may be purchased through
 • geometry set, including compass,             Systems Second Class courseware            the NAIT Bookstore.
   protractor, triangles and rulers           • Alberta Safety Codes                        • Power Engineering Training
LearninG tooLs:                                 Act and Regulations                           Systems Second Class courseware
TLM                                           • ASME Academic Extract                       • Alberta Safety Codes
                                              • CSA B-51 and CSA B-52                         Act and Regulations
aDDitionaL inFo:
                                              • non-programmable calculator                 • ASME Academic Extract
Approved by the Alberta
Boilers Safety Association.                   • geometry set, including                     • CSA B-51 and CSA B-52
                                                compass, protractor,                        • non-programmable calculator
                                                triangles and rulers                        • geometry set, including compass,
                                             Recommended:                                     protractor, triangles and rulers
                                              • Reed’s Mathematics for                     Recommended Materials:
                                                Engineers - Volume 1                        • Reed’s Heat and Heat Engines
                                              • Reed’s Applied Mechanics                      for Engineers – Volume 3
                                                for Engineers – Volume 2                    • Please refer to the list of SOPEEC-
                                              • Please refer to the list of SOPEEC-           recommended reference texts
                                                recommended reference texts                   at www.sopeec.org
                                                at www.sopeec.org                          LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                           TLM
                                                                                           aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                                                           Approved by the Alberta
                                                                                           Boilers Safety Association.


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                           Power Engineering Second Class                Power Engineering Second Class             Power Engineering Second Class
                           Part A, Paper 3 (CML) [PE203]                 Part B, Paper 1 (CML) [PE204]              Part B, Paper 2 (CML) [PE205]
                           ONLINE                                        ONLINE                                     ONLINE
                           Continue further on the path towards          Continue your progress towards your        Part B, Paper 2 keeps you on target to-
                           your Second Class Certificate! There are      Second Class Certificate!                  wards your Second Class Certificate!
                           two different course formats available for    This course follows the old Second Class   This course follows the old 2nd Class syl-
                           Part A, Paper 3.                              syllabus. Core topics include:             labus. Core topics include:
                           One format follows the “old” 2nd Class        •   thermodynamic cycles                   • air compressors
                           syllabus (available until Dec. 31, 2009),     •   turbines                               • refrigeration and air conditioning
                           including core topics such as boilers, pip-
                                                                         •   internal combustion engines            • gas processing plants
                           ing, control instrumentation and pumps.                                                    and industrial plants
                                                                         •   fire prevention and plant safety
                           The other format follows the “new” 2nd                                                   • mechanical drawing
                                                                         Prerequisite: Third Class Certificate of
                           Class syllabus, including core topics such                                               • industrial legislation
                                                                         Competency. Grade 11 Science and Math
                           as boilers, pumps and water treatment.
                                                                         (minimum, strongly recommended).           Prerequisite: Third Class Certificate of
                           Topics follow the relevant syllabus. Please                                              Competency. Grade 11 Science and Math
                                                                         Fee: $395     Hours: 90
                           contact the Power Engineering CML of-                                                    (minimum, strongly recommended).
                           fice if you are not sure which format ap-     Dates:
                                                                         Continuous Intake                          Fee: $395    Hours: 90
                           plies to you.
                                                                         GettinG starteD:                           Dates:
                           Prerequisite: Third Class Certificate of
                                                                         Materials may be purchased through         Continuous Intake
                           Competency. Grade 11 Science and Math
                           (minimum, strongly recommended).              the NAIT Bookstore.                        GettinG starteD:
                                                                          • Power Engineering Training              Materials may be purchased through
                           Fee: $395     Hours: 90                          Systems Second Class courseware         the NAIT Bookstore.
                           Dates:                                         • Alberta Safety Codes                     • Power Engineering Training
                           Continuous Intake                                Act and Regulations                        Systems Second Class courseware
                           GettinG starteD:                               • ASME Academic Extract                    • Alberta Safety Codes
                           Materials may be purchased through             • CSA B-51 and CSA B-52                      Act and Regulations
                           the NAIT Bookstore.                            • non-programmable calculator              • ASME Academic Extract
                            • Power Engineering Training                  • geometry set, including compass,         • CSA B-51 and CSA B-52
                              Systems Second Class courseware               protractor, triangles and rulers         • non-programmable calculator
                            • Alberta Safety Codes                       Recommended Materials:                      • geometry set, including compass,
                              Act and Regulations                                                                      protractor, triangles and rulers
                                                                          • Please refer to the list of SOPEEC-
                            • ASME Academic Extract                         recommended reference texts             Recommended Materials:
                            • CSA B-51 and CSA B-52                         at www.sopeec.org                        • Please refer to the list of SOPEEC-
                            • non-programmable calculator                LearninG tooLs:                               recommended reference texts
                            • geometry set, including compass,           TLM                                           at www.sopeec.org
                              protractor, triangles and rulers                                                      LearninG tooLs:
                                                                         aDDitionaL inFo:
                           Recommended Materials:                        Approved by the Alberta Boilers            TLM
                            • Steam - Its Generation and Use             Safety Association.                        aDDitionaL inFo:
                            • Please refer to the list of SOPEEC-                                                   Approved by the Alberta Boilers
                              recommended reference texts                                                           Safety Association.
                              at www.sopeec.org
                           LearninG tooLs:
                           TLM
                           aDDitionaL inFo:
                           Approved by the Alberta Boilers
                           Safety Association.




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                                                                                                                                          Mechanical + Industrial
Power Engineering Second Class               Power Engineering – Fourth                     Power Engineering – Building
Part B, Paper 3 (CML) [PE206]                Class Upgrade to New Fourth                    Operator A Upgrade to New
                                             Class (CML) [PE502]                            Fourth Class (CML) [PE503]
ONLINE
Finish Part B, Paper 3 and you will be       ONLINE                                         ONLINE
even closer to getting your Second Class     It’s time. Time to get your New Fourth         So, you want to get your New Fourth
Certificate!                                 Class Certificate of Competency! If you        Class Certificate! If you already have a
This course follows the old 2nd Class syl-   already hold an “old” Fourth Class Cer-        Building Operator A Certificate of Com-
labus. Core topics include:                  tificate but want to upgrade to the new        petency, then this is the course for you.
                                             one, don’t delay! (If you also intend to get   This course prepares you for the Provincial
•   electricity and electronics              your Third Class Certificate, you will need
•   AC and DC machines                                                                      Upgrade Examination. Topics include:
                                             the New Fourth Class certification.)
•   metallurgy and welding                                                                  •   safety
                                             This course prepares you for the Provincial    •   WHMIS
•   lubrication
                                             Upgrade Examination. Topics include:
                                                                                            •   materials and welding
Prerequisite: Third Class Certificate of      •   safety
Competency. Grade 11 Science and Math                                                       •   boilers
                                              •   materials and welding                     •   powerhouse maintenance
(minimum, strongly recommended).
                                              •   heating boilers                           •   steam turbines
Fee: $395     Hours: 90                       •   warm air heating                          •   gas turbines
Dates:                                        •   heating systems                           •   air compression
Continuous Intake                             •   building lighting and water systems       •   steam-related processes
GettinG starteD:                              •   refrigeration and psychometrics           •   environment
Materials may be purchased through            •   air conditioning
the NAIT Bookstore.                                                                         Prerequisite: Recommended 50% or
                                              •   environment
 • Power Engineering Training                                                               better in Grade 10 English, Mathematics
   Systems Second Class courseware           Prerequisite: Recommended 50% or               and Science.
 • Alberta Safety Codes                      better in Grade 10 English, Mathematics
                                                                                            Fee: $395     Hours: 48
   Act and Regulations                       and Science.
                                                                                            Dates:
 • ASME Academic Extract                     Fee: $395     Hours: 48                        Continuous Intake
 • CSA B-51 and CSA B-52                     Dates:                                         GettinG starteD:
 • non-programmable calculator               Continuous Intake                              Building Operator A Upgrade to
 • geometry set, including compass,          GettinG starteD:                               New Fourth Class courseware.
   protractor, triangles and rulers          Fourth Class Upgrade to New                    Materials may be purchased
Recommended Materials:                       Fourth Class courseware. Materials             through the NAIT Bookstore.
 • Please refer to the list of SOPEEC-       may be purchased through                       LearninG tooLs:
   recommended reference texts               the NAIT Bookstore.                            TLM
   at www.sopeec.org                         LearninG tooLs:                                aDDitionaL inFo:
LearninG tooLs:                              TLM                                            Approved by the Alberta Boilers
TLM                                          aDDitionaL inFo:                               Safety Association.
aDDitionaL inFo:                             Approved by the Alberta Boilers
Approved by the Alberta Boilers              Safety Association.
Safety Association.




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                           Power Engineering – Building                  Power Engineering – Fireman’s                 Power Engineering – Special
                           Operator B Upgrade to Fifth                   Certificate Upgrade to Fifth                  Oilwell Operator (CML) [PE506]
                           Class (CML) [PE504]                           Class (CML) [PE505]
                                                                                                                       ONLINE
                           ONLINE                                        ONLINE                                        Ready to challenge the exam for your
                           Aiming for your Fifth Class Certificate?      Aiming for your Fifth Class Certificate?      Special Oilwell Operator Certificate?
                           If you already have a Building Operator       If you already have an Alberta Fireman’s      This course will fully prepare you for the
                           B Certificate of Competency, then this is     Certificate of Competency, then this is       provincial examination!
                           the course for you.                           the course for you.                           The course follows the provincial sylla-
                           This course prepares you for the Provincial   This course prepares you for the Provincial   bus. Core topics include:
                           Upgrade Examination. Topics include:          Upgrade Examination. Topics include:          •   firetube boilers
                           •   basic mathematics                         •   basic mathematics                         •   boiler fittings
                           •   basic mechanics                           •   basic mechanics                           •   combustion
                           •   basic thermodynamics                      •   basic thermodynamics                      •   operation and maintenance
                           •   WHMIS                                     •   WHMIS                                     •   fire prevention and plant safety
                           •   materials and welding                     •   materials and welding                     Fee: $395
                           •   high pressure heating boilers             •   high pressure heating boilers
                                                                                                                       Dates:
                           •   refrigeration                             •   refrigeration
                                                                                                                       Continuous Intake
                           •   air compressors                           •   air compressors
                                                                                                                       GettinG starteD:
                           Prerequisite: Recommended 50% or              Prerequisite: Recommended 50% or              Power Engineering Training Systems
                           better in Grade 10 English, Mathematics       better in Grade 10 English, Mathematics       Special Oilwell Operator courseware.
                           and Science.                                  and Science.                                  Materials may be purchased through
                                                                                                                       the NAIT Bookstore.
                           Fee: $395     Hours: 48                       Fee: $395     Hours: 48
                                                                                                                       LearninG tooLs:
                           Dates:                                        Dates:
                                                                                                                       TLM
                           Continuous Intake                             Continuous Intake
                                                                                                                       aDDitionaL inFo:
                           GettinG starteD:                              GettinG starteD:
                                                                                                                       Approved by the Alberta Boilers
                           Building Operator B Upgrade to                Fireman’s Certificate Upgrade to
                                                                                                                       Safety Association.
                           Fifth Class courseware. Materials             Fifth Class courseware. Materials
                           may be purchased through                      may be purchased through
                           the NAIT Bookstore.                           the NAIT Bookstore.
                           LearninG tooLs:                               LearninG tooLs:
                           TLM                                           TLM
                           aDDitionaL inFo:                              aDDitionaL inFo:
                           Approved by the Alberta Boilers               Approved by the Alberta Boilers
                           Safety Association.                           Safety Association.




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                                                                                                                                           Mechanical + Industrial
Warehouse training CertifiCate
CONTACT
Alana Jordison | p 780.378.5056 | e alanaj@nait.ca


                                              You’ll receive comprehensive training in       REGISTRATION
                                              organizing inventory, material handling
                                              procedures, transportation and traffic,        Telephone registration only – payment
                                              communication skills, inventory control        required by credit card. Contact Alana
                                              and safety. You will learn to design and       Jordison at 780.378.5056.
                                              implement storage systems, catalogue           First-time students in this program must
                                              and identify materials and will study ware-    also enroll in Warehousing Registration
                                              house business operations and manage-          WT90.
                                              ment, purchasing procedures and more.
                                              Full tutorial support is available by email,   COURSES
                                              fax or phone.
                                                                                             Warehousing Registration
                                              Already working in the field? We can
                                                                                             [WT90]
                                              evaluate your past experience and
                                              award you credit through a Prior Learn-        Mandatory one-time, non-refundable
                                              ing Assessment.                                registration fee for first-time students in
                                              A Continuing Education Certificate             the program, regardless of the level you
                                              will be issued by NAIT upon success-           are placed.

  “Over a five year period, I have            ful completion of each program level.          Fee: $75
                                              You will be required to pass with 70%
   advanced to Level Three in the
                                              or better in each course to be eligible to     Prior Learning Assessment
   program and have also been                 receive a certificate.                         Evaluation Level I [WT51]
   promoted to Supervisor of the
   provincial Warehouse Section.              CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                           CORRESPONDENCE
   In part, this promotion was                Most warehousing jobs are located in           If you have prior experience, this evalu-
   due to the Warehouse Training              urban centres where manufacturers,             ation process – including exam – will de-
                                              wholesalers and large retailers have their     termine credit and/or placement in the
   courses I have taken.”
                                              warehouses. In Alberta, the expected           Level I program.
   Marie Halladay, Warehouse                  employment outlook for warehousing             Contact Alana Jordison at 780.378.5056
   Supervisor, ASRD Forest Protection         professionals is growing.                      for further information.
   Division, Edmonton, Alberta                With the appropriate training and work ex-     Prerequisite: 12 to 18 months relevant
                                              perience, it is possible to advance through    warehousing experience.
                                              the three levels of this occupation and
                                                                                             Fee: $375     Hours: 30
OVERVIEW                                      move into supervisory positions, or into
                                              related fields such as purchasing, inven-      Dates:
In every industry, a vital and dynamic role                                                  Continuous Intake. You will have six (6)
                                              tory control or materials management.
is played by the person who organizes                                                        months to complete the process from
inventory and designs and implements                                                         the time of receiving materials.
storage systems.
                                              ENTRANCE REqUIREMENTS
                                               • English 10 or 13                            LearninG tooLs:
If you’re looking for an interesting career                                                  Self-directed home study – no
                                               • Math 10 (old curriculum)                    tutor support. Registered students
in logistics and materials management,
                                                 or Pure/Applied Math 10                     are allowed to borrow study materials
NAIT’s Warehouse Training may be per-            or Math 13, 14, or 16
fect for you. A self-directed home study                                                     from NAIT’s McNally Library.
system will allow you the flexibility to      All students entering the Warehouse            aDDitionaL inFo:
study on your own terms, while providing      Training program must complete a Prior         Supervised, closed-book final exam.
you with valuable knowledge of the many       Learning Assessment Evaluation ap-             To schedule exam, call Alana
aspects of warehousing and helping you        plication. Contact Alana Jordison at           Jordison at 780.378.5056
progress through all three levels.            780.378.5056 for more information.             or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.




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                           Prior Learning Assessment                   LearninG tooLs:                                • verbal and written communications
                           Evaluation Level II [WT52]                  Self-directed home study – no                  • electronic communications
                                                                       tutor support. Registered students             • listening skills and
                           CORRESPONDENCE                              are allowed to borrow study materials            basic customer relations
                                                                       from NAIT’s McNally Library.
                           If you have prior experience, this evalu-                                                  • basic mathematic operations
                           ation process – including exam – will de-   aDDitionaL inFo:                                 related to warehousing procedures
                           termine credit and/or placement in the      Supervised, closed-book final exam.
                                                                       To schedule exam, call Alana                   Fee: $375     Hours: 30
                           Level II program.
                                                                       Jordison at 780.378.5056                       Dates:
                           Contact Alana Jordison at 780.378.5056      or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.                      Continuous Intake
                           for further information.
                                                                                                                      LearninG tooLs:
                           Prerequisite: 24 to 30 months relevant      Introduction to Warehousing                    Self-directed home study,
                           warehousing experience. Prior comple-       Operations [WT100]                             with tutor support.
                           tion of Warehouse Training Level I rec-
                                                                       CORRESPONDENCE                                 aDDitionaL inFo:
                           ommended.                                                                                  Supervised, closed-book final exam.
                           Fee: $375    Hours: 30                      Get the basics down pat, and watch your        To schedule exam, call Alana
                                                                       career take off! Introduces important          Jordison at 780.378.5056
                           Dates:                                      concepts and the value of quality work         or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.
                           Continuous Intake. You will have six (6)
                                                                       in the warehousing industry. Addresses
                           months to complete the process from
                           the time of receiving materials.            warehouse operations and functions that        Computer Use in Warehousing
                                                                       are critical to successful and efficient op-   [WT102]
                           LearninG tooLs:                             erations. Emphasis on such issues as:
                           Self-directed home study – no                                                              CORRESPONDENCE
                           tutor support. Registered students           • accuracy in all warehouse
                           are allowed to borrow study materials          operations                                  Can you imagine a warehouse without
                           from NAIT’s McNally Library.                 • correct methods                             computers? Learn about warehouse-
                                                                          of material handling                        related software, including inventory
                           aDDitionaL inFo:
                           Supervised, closed-book final exam.          • economic impact of correct                  control and scheduling. Course work
                           To schedule exam, call Alana                   and incorrect warehousing                   will also address electronic forms, word
                           Jordison at 780.378.5056                    Fee: $375     Hours: 20                        processing, computer hardware and
                           or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.                                                                  computer terminology.
                                                                       Dates:
                                                                       Continuous Intake                              Fee: $375     Hours: 30
                           Prior Learning Assessment                   LearninG tooLs:                                Dates:
                           Evaluation Level III [WT53]                 Self-directed home study,                      Continuous Intake
                           CORRESPONDENCE                              with tutor support.                            LearninG tooLs:
                           If you have prior experience, this evalu-   aDDitionaL inFo:                               Self-directed home study,
                                                                       Supervised, closed-book final exam.            with tutor support.
                           ation process – including exam – will de-
                                                                       To schedule exam, call Alana                   aDDitionaL inFo:
                           termine credit and/or placement in the
                                                                       Jordison at 780.378.5056                       Supervised, closed-book final exam.
                           Level III program.                          or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.                      To schedule exam, call Alana
                           Contact Alana Jordison at 780.378.5056                                                     Jordison at 780.378.5056
                           for further information.                    Communication and                              or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.
                           Prerequisite: 36 to 42 months relevant      Comprehension Skills [WT101]
                           warehousing experience. Prior comple-
                                                                       CORRESPONDENCE
                                                                                                                      Warehouse Safety Skills
                           tion of Warehouse Training Levels I and                                                    [WT103]
                           II is recommended.                          Be an effective communicator! Acquire
                                                                       the basic skills required to perform qual-     CORRESPONDENCE
                           Fee: $375    Hours: 30
                                                                       ity work and advance your career in the        Knowing about proper safety procedures
                           Dates:                                      warehousing industry. Learn to effectively     is an essential part of effective warehouse
                           Continuous Intake. You will have six (6)    communicate with others and improve            operations and management. Employers
                           months to complete the process from         your skill set. Course content covers:         want to know that warehouse staff are
                           the time of receiving materials.
                                                                                                                      safety-minded and open to learning new
                                                                                                                      safety skills. Course topics include:




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 •   WHMIS                                        materials handling equipment. Packaging      Learn how to set and achieve different
 •   Occupational Health and Safety               materials, such as strapping and shrink      types of customer service objectives,
 •   TDG                                          wrap, are also addressed.                    how to deal with difficult customers and
 •   IATA shipping/receiving regulations          Fee: $375    Hours: 30                       how to measure service levels in a ware-
                                                                                               house operation. If excellence in cus-
 •   EPEA environmental regulations               Dates:                                       tomer service makes you tick, this course
 •   personal protective equipment                Continuous Intake                            is for you.
 •   fire safety                                  LearninG tooLs:
 •   warehouse security and safety                                                             Fee: $375     Hours: 30
                                                  Self-directed home study,
 •   manual lifting techniques                    with tutor support.                          Dates:
                                                                                               Continuous Intake
Fee: $375      Hours: 30                          aDDitionaL inFo:
                                                  Supervised, closed-book final exam.          LearninG tooLs:
Dates:                                                                                         Self-directed home study,
                                                  To schedule exam, call Alana
Continuous Intake                                                                              with tutor support.
                                                  Jordison at 780.378.5056
LearninG tooLs:                                   or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.                    aDDitionaL inFo:
Self-directed home study,                                                                      Supervised, closed-book final exam.
with tutor support.                                                                            To schedule exam, call Alana
                                                  Warehouse Storage Systems
aDDitionaL inFo:                                  [WT121]                                      Jordison at 780.378.5056
Supervised, closed-book final exam.                                                            or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.
To schedule exam, call Alana                      CORRESPONDENCE
Jordison at 780.378.5056
or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.
                                                  Are you an organizer? Every warehouse        Material Handling Procedures II
                                                  operation needs effective storage plan-      WT210
                                                  ning and storage systems. Learn about
Material Handling Procedures I                    the necessary considerations for storage     CORRESPONDENCE
WT110                                             planning, stock placement and maximum        Starts with a review of the basic practices
                                                  efficiency. Examples of key topics include   taught in WT110 and expands on the
CORRESPONDENCE
                                                  pallet racking, shelving, bins and carou-    importance of proper material handling
Learn about basic operations, docu-               sels, automated systems, security stor-      procedures and practices.
mentation and proper techniques and               age systems and hazardous materials          Incorrect practices cost time and money,
procedures for receiving, stocking, stor-         storage systems.                             while correct practices improve efficien-
ing, picking (order generation), issuing,
                                                  Fee: $375    Hours: 20                       cies and ensure warehouse operations
packing, shipping, stock maintenance
                                                  Dates:                                       do not create an economic drag on the
and returns.
                                                  Continuous Intake                            organization. Learning will be based on
Fee: $375      Hours: 30                                                                       theory, successful warehousing mod-
                                                  LearninG tooLs:                              els and practical examples, rather than
Dates:                                            Self-directed home study,
Continuous Intake                                                                              hands-on techniques.
                                                  with tutor support.
LearninG tooLs:                                                                                Other key topics include delivery sched-
                                                  aDDitionaL inFo:
Self-directed home study,                         Supervised, closed-book final exam.          uling, staging, expediting, tracing and
with tutor support.                               To schedule exam, call Alana                 obsolescence.
aDDitionaL inFo:                                  Jordison at 780.378.5056                     Prerequisite: WT110
Supervised, closed-book final exam.               or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.
To schedule exam, call Alana                                                                   Fee: $375     Hours: 30
Jordison at 780.378.5056 or                                                                    Dates:
e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.
                                                  quality Customer Service
                                                  [WT201]                                      Continuous Intake
                                                                                               LearninG tooLs:
Material Handling Equipment                       CORRESPONDENCE                               Self-directed home study,
[WT120]                                           What is quality customer service in the      with tutor support.
                                                  warehousing industry? Find out how to        aDDitionaL inFo:
CORRESPONDENCE
                                                  improve your customer service skills by      Supervised, closed-book final exam.
Learn the proper use, selection and opera-        learning about different types of cus-       To schedule exam, call Alana
tion of basic material handling equipment,        tomers, different customer service ap-       Jordison at 780.378.5056
such as trucks, dollies, carts, pallets, pallet   proaches and how to retain customers by      or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.
jacks, forklifts and conveyors. Other ex-         focusing on quality service.
amples include mechanical order pickers,
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                           Transportation and Traffic                      Students will be given an overview of        Warehouse Business Operations
                           [WT211]                                         products that are found in most ware-        [WT230]
                                                                           houses, with an emphasis on warehouses
                           CORRESPONDENCE                                  that support maintenance, repairs and        CORRESPONDENCE
                           Without transportation, warehoused              operations (MRO). The intent of the          A good warehouse operation is finan-
                           stock literally goes nowhere. The more          course is to demonstrate and describe        cially in order. The more you understand
                           you know about the links between trans-         some of the products and tools that          about the financial side of all operations,
                           portation and warehousing, the further          warehouse workers will encounter and         the more you will be an asset to your
                           you will go in your warehousing career.         use within the warehouse environment.        employer. Learn everything you need to
                           Learn about the main modes of transpor-         Fee: $375    Hours: 20                       know about financial measurements re-
                           tation, such as truck, courier, rail, freight                                                lated to warehousing, such as:
                           forwarder, pipeline, marine, air and inter-     Dates:
                                                                           Continuous Intake                            •   determining operating costs
                           modal and air.                                                                               •   understanding opportunity costs
                                                                           LearninG tooLs:
                           Major emphasis is placed on how to de-                                                       •   tracking inventory costs
                                                                           Self-directed home study,
                           cide which mode/s to use under which            with tutor support.                          •   dealing with shrinkage
                           circumstances. Practical study of rate                                                           and obsolescence
                           calculations and freight charges is based       aDDitionaL inFo:
                           on real world examples.                         Supervised, closed-book final exam.          Students will also learn about:
                                                                           To schedule exam, call Alana                 • proper measurement of
                           Fee: $375     Hours: 30                         Jordison at 780.378.5056                       warehousing functions
                           Dates:                                          or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.                      and operations
                           Continuous Intake                                                                            • return on investment
                           LearninG tooLs:                                 Material Identification Systems              • depreciation
                           Self-directed home study,                       [WT222]                                      • cost/value analysis
                           with tutor support.                                                                          • ensuring and tracing audit trails
                                                                           CORRESPONDENCE
                           aDDitionaL inFo:                                                                             Fee: $375     Hours: 30
                                                                           To work effectively in a modern ware-
                           Supervised, closed-book final exam.
                           To schedule exam, call Alana                    house it pays to understand basic iden-      Dates:
                           Jordison at 780.378.5056                        tification and cataloguing systems. Learn    Continuous Intake
                           or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.                       about the practices and procedures that
                                                                                                                        LearninG tooLs:
                                                                           will make cataloguing systems and other
                                                                                                                        Self-directed home study,
                                                                           tools work for you and your employer.        with tutor support.
                           Industry Specific Products/
                           Procedures I – Product Knowledge                Students will learn from an in-depth, how-   aDDitionaL inFo:
                           and Applications [WT221]                        to guide that teaches the effective use of   Supervised, closed-book final exam.
                                                                           index catalogues, bar-code technology,       To schedule exam, call Alana
                           CORRESPONDENCE                                  scanners and other electronic identifica-    Jordison at 780.378.5056
                           Flexibility, where you need it most. The        tion technologies. Effective tracking of     or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.
                           content of this course may be tailored to       capital equipment is also addressed.
                           meet your needs — either industry or site       Fee: $375    Hours: 30                       Warehouse Supervisory Skills
                           specific. An employer/supervisor/man-                                                        [WT300]
                           ager may choose the most appropriate            Dates:
                                                                           Continuous Intake                            CORRESPONDENCE
                           curriculum to meet the needs of a spe-
                           cific company.                                  LearninG tooLs:                              Today’s warehouse supervisors are safety
                                                                           Self-directed home study,                    leaders. They also require a wide range
                           The core content for this course can be         with tutor support.
                           used if industry specific content is not                                                     of skills relating to supervision, human
                           available.                                      aDDitionaL inFo:                             resources and employee relations. Good
                                                                           Supervised, closed-book final exam.          communications skills are essential in or-
                                                                           To schedule exam, call Alana                 der to supervise a team of employees.
                                                                           Jordison at 780.378.5056
                                                                           or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.                    Students will focus on important work-
                                                                                                                        place health and safety topics, such as
                                                                                                                        WHMIS, TDG, effective safety meetings,
                                                                                                                        incident prevention and incident investi-
                                                                                                                        gation. Important procedures and forms
                                                                                                                        relating to workers’ compensation and
                                                                                                                        workplace health and safety regulations
                                                                                                                        will be addressed.




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Students will also focus on important hu-    Inventory Control Procedures                • the purpose of continuous
man resources (HR) topics, such as:          [WT311]                                       improvement programs
• current labour laws and                                                                • the concept, purpose
  employment standards
                                             CORRESPONDENCE                                and benefits of quality
                                             No warehouse is organized unless the          circles/teams
• hiring and employment practices
• collective agreements                      inventory is organized. Learn about the     Fee: $375    Hours: 30
                                             many types of inventory control systems,
• keeping employment time records                                                        Dates:
                                             including the use of modern-day tech-       Continuous Intake
• general HR issues - reviewing
                                             nologies as part of the system. Other key
  resumes, interviews, employee                                                          LearninG tooLs:
  performance evaluation,                    topics include:
                                                                                         Self-directed home study,
  improvement programs                       • common inventory control                  with tutor support.
  and progressive discipline                   techniques, procedures
                                               and considerations                        aDDitionaL inFo:
Fee: $375    Hours: 30                                                                   Supervised, closed-book final exam.
                                             • costs of overstocking
Dates:                                         and understocking                         To schedule exam, call Alana
Continuous Intake                                                                        Jordison at 780.378.5056
                                             • planning and implementing                 or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.
LearninG tooLs:                                an effective physical
Self-directed home study,                      inventory system
with tutor support.
                                             Important terminology and definitions
                                                                                         Warehouse Design and Planning
aDDitionaL inFo:                             will be explained, including inventory
                                                                                         [WT320]
Supervised, closed-book final exam.          control systems commonly-known as JIT,      CORRESPONDENCE
To schedule exam, call Alana                 EOQ and MRP.
Jordison at 780.378.5056                                                                 Step up to the plate and hit a home run
or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.                    Fee: $375    Hours: 30                      – inside the warehouse! Using your ex-
                                             Dates:                                      perience and knowledge from all of your
                                             Continuous Intake                           courses, you are now ready to put your
Warehouse Purchasing
                                                                                         skills to the test. Design and plan your
Procedures [WT310]                           LearninG tooLs:
                                                                                         own warehouse operation! Students
                                             Self-directed home study,
CORRESPONDENCE                               with tutor support.                         must integrate the following elements:
Warehouse purchasing practices are                                                       •   site selection considerations
                                             aDDitionaL inFo:
potentially complex. Whether simple or       Supervised, closed-book final exam.         •   facility planning
complex, each purchase must be carried       To schedule exam, call Alana                •   equipment and fixtures planning
out carefully. Learn about the best pur-     Jordison at 780.378.5056                    •   human resources planning
chasing practices and basic issues and       or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.                   •   special considerations
trends in purchasing.                                                                        or requirements
Key topic areas include legalities, con-     quality Management [WT312]                  Fee: $375    Hours: 30
tracts, tenders, requests, proposals, pur-
chasing small value items and services,
                                             CORRESPONDENCE                              Dates:
                                             Total quality management is applicable      Continuous Intake
scrap disposition, and strategic alliances
and partnering.                              to warehouse operations in many ways.       LearninG tooLs:
                                             Learn about ISO 9000, relevant CSA/         Self-directed home study,
Fee: $375    Hours: 30                                                                   with tutor support.
                                             CGSB standards and total quality man-
Dates:                                       agement concepts and principles.            aDDitionaL inFo:
Continuous Intake                                                                        Supervised, closed-book final exam.
                                             Key study topics include:
LearninG tooLs:                                                                          To schedule exam, call Alana
                                             • the impact of poor, good and              Jordison at 780.378.5056
Self-directed home study,
                                               excellent quality management              or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.
with tutor support.
                                               on a warehousing operation
aDDitionaL inFo:                             • how to measure quality in
Supervised, closed-book final exam.            warehouse operations
To schedule exam, call Alana
Jordison at 780.378.5056
or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.




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                           Industry Specific Products/                Warehouse Business
                           Procedures II – Maintenance,               Management [WT330]
                           Repairs and Operations [WT321]
                                                                      CORRESPONDENCE
                           CORRESPONDENCE                             A well-managed warehouse reflects a
                           Flexibility, where you need it most. The   well-managed business or organization.
                           content of this course may be tailored     Learn essential business management
                           to meet your company’s needs — either      techniques applied specifically to ware-
                           industry or site specific. An employer/    house operations. Gain a practical under-
                           supervisor/manager may choose the          standing of:
                           most appropriate curriculum to meet the    • common warehouse
                           needs of a specific company.                 operational objectives
                           The core content for this course can be    • strategic and operational planning,
                           used if industry specific content is not     including implementation
                           available.                                 • goal-setting
                           Students will be given a solid overview    • management styles
                           of warehouse support in a Maintenance,     • decision-making techniques
                           Repairs and Operations (MRO) environ-      • ethical considerations
                           ment. The course also demonstrates           in warehousing
                           and describes some of the products and     Fee: $375    Hours: 30
                           equipment that warehouse workers will
                                                                      Dates:
                           encounter and use within the warehouse     Continuous Intake
                           environment.
                                                                      LearninG tooLs:
                           Fee: $375    Hours: 20                     Self-directed home study,
                           Dates:                                     with tutor support.
                           Continuous Intake                          aDDitionaL inFo:
                           LearninG tooLs:                            Supervised, closed-book final exam.
                           Self-directed home study,                  To schedule exam, call Alana
                           with tutor support.                        Jordison at 780.378.5056
                                                                      or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.
                           aDDitionaL inFo:
                           Supervised, closed-book final exam.
                           To schedule exam, call Alana
                           Jordison at 780.378.5056
                           or e-mail alanaj@nait.ca.




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CAMPUS SPORT                                  Application forms are available from          CHai’s
                                              any Alberta Career Development Centre
& WELLNESS                                    (1.800.222.6485) or at the Financial Aid
                                                                                            Location: X Wing across from
                                                                                            the NAIT Bookstore.
Our Main Campus Activities Centre is          Office. You may also apply for full-time
home to a variety of facilities and ame-      funding online at www.alis.alberta.ca. If     Hours: Mon to Fri, 7:30 am - 2:30 pm
nities to meet every student’s fitness,       you do not qualify for government fund-       A teahouse with international flair! Offer-
health, sporting and recreational needs.      ing, talk to your personal banking insti-     ing a dozen loose tea blend, chai lattes,
Facilities include:                           tute about a student line of credit.          soups and delectable baked goods.
•   50 meter swimming pool                                                                  eMbers
•   fitness centre
                                              FOOD SERVICES
                                                                                            Location: Petro Canada & Spartan
•   exercise studio                           bistro!                                       Centre - Y118
•   racquetball and squash courts             Location: Engineering Technologies            Hours: Mon to Fri, 6:45 am - 2:30 pm
•   gymnasium                                 Annex - L201
•   indoor/outdoor track                                                                    This fantastic new site offers creative
                                              Hours: Mon to Fri, 6:45 am - 2:30 pm          twists on grill items - like our two potato
•   field
                                              Closed May to August, inclusive               fries. We will also offer freshly brewed
•   saunas and locker rooms
                                              The Bistro! boasts a broad menu includ-       Starbucks coffee and a selection of deli-
For details contact 780.471.7713 or visit     ing Mr. Sub, the Corner Grill, hot and cold   cious grab and go items.
us at Student Services (E-134) during         beverages, fresh-baked muffins, pastries
the day; or, drop by the Sports Equip-                                                      nait CaterinG
                                              and doughnuts and grab and go items.
ment Centre (E-026) in the evenings.                                                        Available all year! NAIT Catering Ser-
Visit www.nait.ca/recreation.                 bYtes                                         vices is here to serve you! We provide
                                              Location: HP Centre - W103                    catering that you will be proud to serve,
FINANCIAL AID                                 Hours: Mon to Thurs, 6:45 am - 7:00 pm        offering a wide variety of services from
                                              Fri, 6:45 am - 4:00 pm                        coffee meetings to evening banquets
Financial assistance is available in the
                                              Sat, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm                        and black-tie receptions. Our new Ca-
form of student loans, grants and bursa-
                                                                                            tering Brochure presents our delicious
ries for students in designated programs.     Closed Sat from the end of May until
                                                                                            and affordable menu items. We will be
If further information is required, contact   September. Reduced hours for May to
                                                                                            happy to design original menus to meet
the Financial Aid Office at 780.491.1344      August, inclusive.
                                                                                            your function needs.
or visit www.nait.ca/financialaid.
                                              Features included Tim Hortons, Pita Pit
                                              kiosk as well as the e.terra international
                                              station and grab and go deli station.




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                                           starbuCKs                                      WCB legislation has a deadline for inci-        Laminating, faxing, and Cerlox binding
                                           Location: Main Campus -                        dent reporting. Late reporting may result       services are also available. Stationary
                                           Common Market                                  in fines. All incidents must be reported        supplies and VALU Cards are sold at the
                                                                                          immediately to your instructor/supervisor       Project Factory, which can assist students
                                           Hours: Mon to Thurs, 6:45 am - 7:15 pm         and to NAIT Health and Safety. Health and       when using their Preo Print credits. We
                                           Fri, 6:45 am - 4:00 pm                         Safety staff will work with your instructor/    also offer equipment loans on items you
                                           Sat, 7:30 am - 1:00 pm                         supervisor and security to provide:             might need to prepare your class assign-
                                           Get your daily pick me up at the conve-         • assessment and treatment                     ments, including digital cameras, graph-
                                           nient Starbucks kiosk. Whether it’s a           • transportation to a                          ing calculators, or 8mm camcorders.
                                           latte, Tazo tea or fresh baking you’re af-        hospital, if required                        The Project Factory is also a wireless ac-
                                           ter, this is the place to be!                   • referrals to doctors, dentists               cess point. If you have a big project to
                                           tHe CoMMon MarKet                                 or other agencies                            do, but don’t know where to start, just
                                                                                                                                          stop by U210 and we’ll do our best to
                                           Location: Main Campus - O124                   saFetY serviCes
                                                                                                                                          help you out.
                                           Hours: Mon to Thurs, 6:45 am - 7:00 pm         The department also supports the coor-
                                           Fri, 6:45 am - 7:00 pm                         dination of services aimed at minimizing        naitsa CoMPuter CoMMons
                                           Reduced hours from mid-May to August,          staff and student injuries and accidents.       Location: Main Campus - W203
                                           inclusive.                                     These programs include: injury and in-          Phone: 780.378.5068
                                                                                          cident investigation/reporting, chemi-          Website: www.nait.ca/tci/computers
                                           The Common Market offers Mr. Sub,
                                                                                          cal safety, fire prevention, occupational
                                           Pizza Hut and, in-house brands, bagels,                                                        The NAITSA Computer Commons is a
                                                                                          hygiene (indoor air quality, noise moni-
                                           variety of coffee choices, salad bar and                                                       self-serve lab equipped with 111 computer
                                                                                          toring), ergonomic assessments, and
                                           grab and go meals.                                                                             workstations (Office and Autodesk in-
                                                                                          workplace inspections. Students and
                                                                                                                                          cluded) and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days
                                           tHe FresH exPress                              staff are encouraged to report all safety
                                                                                                                                          a week. NAIT students can drop in at any-
                                           Location: Main Campus - U122                   hazards and incidents to 780.491.3956.
                                                                                                                                          time to work on their assignments or print
                                           Hours: Mon to Fri, 7:00 am - 3:00 pm           stuDent HeaLtH beneFit PLan                     using our colour or B&W laser printers us-
                                           Reduced hours for May and June, closed         Students can receive information about          ing their VALU Card or Preo print credits.
                                           July and August, inclusive.                    the student health benefit plan by con-         The NAITSA Computer Commons is also
                                           The Fresh Express showcases a grill area,      tacting the Student Benefit Office at           a wireless access point. You can request
                                           coffee and fresh baking, as well as a va-      780.471.7730 or visit E125.                     that library resources be delivered to the
                                           riety of soups, sandwiches, confections                                                        Commons for personal pick-up 24/7.
                                           and cold take away items.                      LEARNING RESOURCES
                                                                                                                                          nait Libraries
                                           tHe nest stuDent LounGe                        ProjeCt FaCtorY                                 McNally Library: 780.471.8844
                                           Location: Activities Centre - S110             Location: Main Campus - U210                    Toll Free: 877.222.1722
                                           Hours: Mon to Fri,                             Phone: 780.471.8705                             Website: www.nait.ca/tci/library
                                           7:00 am - 9:00 pm                              Fax: 780.471.7402                               NAIT Libraries offer quality information
                                                                                          Website: www.nait.ca/tci/projectfactory         resources for the courses you are reg-
                                           HEALTH & SAFETy SERVICES                       The Project Factory offers a number of          istered in. Our friendly staff is happy to
                                                                                          resources that students can utilize to          assist you with your research and help
                                           MAiN CAMPuS HEALTH & SAFETY                                                                    you find the best resources to complete
                                                                                          make their experience at NAIT more suc-
                                           Location: South Lobby - O119                   cessful. It is equipped with 40 computer        assignments and make your projects out-
                                           Phone: EMERGENCY ONLY - 2400                   workstations loaded with a wide variety         standing. Come in, phone, email us via
                                           Regular phone: 780.471.8733                    of software (Office, Autodesk and Adobe         Ask A Question or IM us (you can find
                                           Hours: Mon to Fri, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm           included), and our friendly knowledge-          details on our website).
                                           Summer Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm                able staff is available to provide assistance   We’ve also got computers for you to
                                           Health and Safety provides services to         when you need to print colour documents         use and areas where you can study, do
                                           all students and staff, including first-aid,   or make transparencies. Our large format        group work with your classmates, or just
                                           immunization, treatment for illness and        inkjets are excellent for printing banners,     take a break. The library is also a wire-
                                           injury, health counseling, and general         and we also have photocopiers, scanners         less access point.
                                           medical information. Fees are charged for      and DVD burners for student use.
                                           some services (such as immunization).




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MyNAIT PORTAL                                 • Phone number and time                      SERVICES FOR STUDENTS
                                                when you can be reached
The MyNAIT Portal gives current stu-          • Description of the problem,
                                                                                           WITH DISABILITIES (SSD)
dents access to:                                including any error messages               Location: Main Campus - W111-PB
•   announcements/upcoming events             • Permission to reset your                   Phone: 780.378.6133
•   personal information updates                password if necessary                      Fax: 780.471.7093
•   grades                                    By providing as much information as pos-     TTY: 780.474.5883
•   e-mail account (Ookmail)                  sible we will be able to quickly trouble-    E-mail: ssd@nait.ca
                                              shoot and respond to your inquiry. For       Website: www.nait.ca/ssd
•   online student storage
•   financial information                     issues sent via email or the assistance      A SSD Advisor will work with you to de-
                                              form (available at www.nait.ca/help), we     velop an individualized service plan includ-
•   tuition tax receipts
                                              will respond within one business day. An     ing such things as classroom/examination
•   (T2202A income tax forms)
                                              incident will be created and a number will   support, specialized tutoring, assistive
•   online registration                       be provided to you for tracking purposes.    technology, assistance accessing disabil-
•   job opportunities                                                                      ity-related funding and community refer-
•   class schedules by                        PARKING (AFTER 5:00 PM)                      rals. Please contact us early as services
•   term or by week                                                                        may take four to six months to arrange.
                                              Location: Main Campus - 0112
•   e-learning tools                          Phone: 780.471-7539
For more information, please refer to the     Website: www.nait.ca/security/parking        STORES
Student Quick Reference Guide — www.          On Main Campus, parking is available at      nait booKstore
nait.ca/help or visit www.nait.ca/mynait.     a rate of $5 per entry day, evening and      Location: Main Campus - South
                                              weekend or $23 including GST/month for
NAIT TECHNICAL SUPPORT                        evening/weekend parking.
                                                                                           Learning Centre

Phone: 780.491.3182                                                                        Phone: 780.471.7717
                                              Monthly permits can be purchased at          Website: www.nait.ca/bookstore
Toll Free: 866.491.3182                       the Cashier’s Office during daytime
Email: techsupport@nait.ca                    hours. During evening hours you may          Hours: Mid-August through April
Weekdays: 7:30am - 10:00 pm                   purchase the monthly permits at the          Mon, 7:30 am - 7:00 pm &
Closed daily: 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm               attendant’s booth in the A/B Parkade         Tues to Fri, 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Weekends: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm                  lot. The monthly permits are valid in the    Hours: May through mid-August
Our analysts will assist you with techni-     following zones only: A/B, C, D, E, F, G,    Mon to Fri, 8:00am - 4:00pm
cal questions regarding:                      H, J, L, O, Q, S, T, U and Z. You may also
                                                                                           Book Buyback: Twice a year (April and
• MyNAIT (logins,                             park in Lot X (underground lot, below HP
                                                                                           December), the bookstore buys back
                                              Centre) for $5 per entry; however this lot
• navigation, etc.)                                                                        used textbooks, paying 50% of the retail
                                              has restricted hours. Please check with
• Ookmail (student e-mail)                                                                 price for the books on the buy-back list.
                                              the Parking Office for permit information
• Student Storage                             and current hours of operation. Note: HP     Home Delivery: Required textbooks are
• Online and Distance Learning                Centre (One way Parking).                    available through our delivery service.
  (LOGs, WebCT, TLM)                                                                       Most deliveries are by courier. Payment
• Network Access (Wireless                    Please note: Monthly permits are not
                                                                                           can be made by credit card or by provid-
                                              valid in handicapped areas (without
• or NAIT anyWARE)                                                                         ing a purchase order. For details or to
                                              displaying a provincial disabled parking
• Student printing                                                                         purchase your supplies please contact
                                              tag), 24 hour reserved stalls, or hourly
                                                                                           the mail order desk or visit our website.
NAIT Technical Support provides current,      stalls. It is advised to purchase monthly
past and future students with a single pri-   permits prior to your first class and        Phone: 780.491.3104
mary point of contact for technology re-      thereby avoid lengthy line-ups. Vehicles     Fax: 780.471.1966
lated issues. Please provide the following    not displaying a permit or vehicles im-      Email: mailorders@nait.ca
information when requesting service:          properly parked, will be given a ticket      Website: www.nait.ca/onlinestore
• Student ID Number                           and/or towed at the owner’s expense.
• Full name (even if asking                   Note: fees are subject to change.
  a quick question)
• E-Mail address (if available)




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                                           nait teCH store                              STUDENT RECRUITMENT                    TUTORIAL SERVICES
                                           Location: HP Centre - W101
                                                                                        Location: Main Campus - O117,          NAIT maintains three tutorial centres
                                           Phone: 780.471.8390
                                                                                        (next to Registrar’s Office)           where students receive assistance in a
                                           Email: techstore@nait.ca
                                                                                        Phone: 780.471.8874                    variety of academic areas. The centres
                                           Website: www.nait.ca/techstore
                                                                                        Fax: 780.471.8448                      provide tutoring on a drop-in basis at no
                                           Great Price - The Tech Store has special                                            charge. You must present your Student
                                                                                        Hours: Mon to Fri, 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
                                           arrangements with top software sup-                                                 ID Card. If you require more intensive
                                                                                        Email: askanadvisor@nait.ca
                                           pliers to allow us to sell software at a                                            tutoring, you may choose to hire a peer
                                                                                        Web: www.nait.ca/ProspectiveStudents
                                           fraction of the retail price. In addition,                                          tutor through Counselling Services,
                                           we work hard to ensure our prices on         You can chat with us: IM address:      W111PB, HP Centre.
                                           hardware and other Tech Store items are      askanadvisor@nait.ca
                                                                                                                               Location and regular hours of operation
                                           always competitive.
                                                                                        internationaL stuDents                 for the Tutorial Centres from September
                                           Great Selection - We have all the com-       Phone: 780.471.8874                    through June are:
                                           puter components and computer acces-         (for registration help)
                                           sories you could want for serious work                                              Main CaMPus
                                           - and serious fun. If we don’t have it, we   Phone: 780.378.6130                    Location: Main Campus - A133
                                           can get it - just for you.                   (International Centre)                 Phone: 780.491.3126
                                           Great Service - We have technically-         Website: www.nait.ca/international     Hours: Mon to Fri, 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
                                           trained staff, not commissioned sales-       internationaL Centre                   ssD tutor Centre (For
                                           people. Our certified technicians can                                               stuDents witH DisabiLities)
                                                                                        Location: Main Campus - W301
                                           service or repair your existing compo-                                              Location: Main Campus, A172B
                                                                                        Phone: 780.378.6130
                                           nents and complete warranty work on                                                 Phone: 780.491.3046
                                           many of the products we carry.               internationaL stuDent                  Hours: Mon to Fri, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
                                                                                        reCruitMent
                                           STUDENT COUNSELLING                          Phone: 780.471.7666
                                           CENTRE                                       Email: international@nait.ca
                                           Location: Main Campus - O117                 Website: www.nait.ca/international
                                           (next to Registrar’s Office)
                                           Phone: 780.378.6135
                                           Email: counselling@nait.ca
                                           Websites: www.nait.ca/counselling or
                                           www.nait.ca/studyskills
                                           Services available included individual ac-
                                           ademic and career counselling, seminars,
                                           peer tutoring (currently registered NAIT
                                           Students). Perspective and returning stu-
                                           dents should contact the Recruitment
                                           Office at 780.471.8874.




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         Abdominal Arterial & Small                                        Basic Practicum (Field Placement) [EMG206] ........ 75
         Parts Doppler [DMS54] ....................................108     Becoming a Master Customer
         Academic Upgrading.......................................... 9    Service Representative..................................... 34
         AC and DC Machine Theory [ELT140W] ................. 17           Blueprint Reading [PIP301] .............................. 118
         Accounting [ACCT106] ...................................... 24    Boiler and Piping Installation [PIP302] ................ 115
         Accounting [ACCT120] ...................................... 24    Boilers and Accessories (Practical) [PIP352] ...... 120
         Administrative Procedures [CSR303] .................. 36          Boilers [PIP303] ............................................ 115
         Advanced Assessment and                                           Breast Sonography .......................................... 52
         Counselling Skills [PFT428] .............................. 102    Breast Sonography [DMS10] .............................. 52
         Advanced Practice Practicum Level 1 [ODP529] .... 91              Building and Maintaining Positive
         Advanced Practice Practicum Level 2 [ODP530] .... 92              Community Relations [EMG302] .......................... 76
         Advanced Practice Practicum Level 3 [ODP531] .... 92              Building an Emergency Resilient
         Advanced Practice Practicum Level 4 [ODP532] .... 92              Community [EMG402]........................................ 77
         Advanced Practice year One [ODP550] ................ 92           Building Construction + Design ........................... 15
         Advanced Practice year Two –                                      Building Construction [PIP304] ......................... 118
         Contact Lenses [ODP552] .................................. 92     Business Administration Courses ....................... 24
         Advanced Practice year Two –                                      Business + Administrative ................................. 23
         Sight Testing [ODP551] ..................................... 93   Business Communications [COMM121] ................. 25
         Alternating Current Fundamentals [ELT120W]....... 16              Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery
         Alternative Heat Sources [PIP309] .................... 116        (DRI Canada) [EMG207] ..................................... 75
         Anatomy & Physiology [HSC103] ................... 53, 88          Business Foundations [MGMT101]....................... 30
         Ankle Brachial Index (ABI) Certification                          Business Law [BLAW161] .................................. 25
         Course [DMS55] ............................................ 108   Business Law [BLAW162] .................................. 28
         Application and Removal of Dental Dam                             Business Mathematics with Excel [MATH117] ........ 26
         and Taking Preliminary Impressions                                Business Math with Excel [MATH118] ................... 28
         for Diagnostic Casts [IDA56] .............................. 58
                                                                           Business Strategy [MGMT456] ........................... 30
         Application and Removal of
         Matrices and Wedges [IDA61]............................. 61                                       c
         Application of Dental Cavity
                                                                           Cerebrovascular Ultrasound &
         Varnishes & Liners [IDA60] ................................ 61
                                                                           Indirect Testing [DMS52] ................................. 107
         Application of Desensitizing Agents [IDA65] .......... 62
                                                                           Client Care in the Dental Lab [IDL95].................... 68
         Application of Pit and Fissure Sealants [IDA62] ..... 61
                                                                           Clinical Chairside Procedures [IDA122] ................ 64
         Application of Topical Anaesthetic [IDA64] ............ 62
                                                                           Clinical Chemistry II [ML834] .............................. 89
         Applied Business Concepts [PFT420] ................. 101
                                                                           Clinical Chemistry I [ML833] ............................... 88
         Applied Dental Radiology [IDx51] ......................... 59
                                                                           Clinical Hematology - Erythorcyte
         Applied Movement Mechanics [PFT122] ................ 98           Disorders [ML841] ........................................... 89
         Assistant Testing Technician Part A [ETT210] ....... 19           Clinical Hematology – Hemostasis [ML845] ........... 90
         Assistant Testing Technician Part B [ETT220] ....... 20           Clinical Hematology – Leukocyte
         Assistant Testing Technician Part C [ETT230]........ 20           Disorders [ML843] ........................................... 89
                                                                           Clinical Hematology – Normal [ML839].................. 89
                                       B
                                                                           College Preparation Courses ............................. 10
         Bachelor of Administration -                                      Communication and Comprehension
         Enterprise Management .................................... 27     Skills [WT101] ............................................... 128
         Bachelor of Technology -                                          Communication/Presentation Skills [EMG103] ....... 73
         Technology Management ................................... 32
                                                                           Communication Skills [CSR201] .......................... 35
         Basic Electricity [PIP351] ................................ 120




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                                                                                                                                           Index
Communications with Expository                                         Effective Communications – Web [ASE239] ........... 13
Writing [COMM122] .......................................... 29        Electrical Construction Updating [ELE11] ............. 21
Communication & Team Work Workshop [CSR204] .... 36                    Electrical Courses............................................ 16
Complete Denture Review [DHS500] .................... 71               Electrical Fundamentals [ELT110W]..................... 16
Complete Denture Set-up Review [DHS500] .......... 68                  Electrical Testing Technician Courses .................. 19
Completions and Workovers [PNT33] ................... 42               Electrical Trades Courses ................................. 21
Computers [ASM28] ......................................... 41         Electrocardiography [ML202] ............................. 83
Computer Software Support Certificate............. 110                 Electrocardiography [ML602] ............................. 86
Computer Use in Warehousing [WT102] ............. 128                  Emergencies and Pharmacology
Conflict Resolution [CSR202] ............................. 35          in Dentistry [IDA104] ........................................ 64
Construction Safety Training (CSTS) [SAF702] .... 105                  Emergency Exercises: Development,
Contents ......................................................... 7   Conduct & Evaluation [EMG201] .......................... 74
Continuing Competency & Advanced Credit ........... 53                 Emergency Management Diploma ........................ 72
Controls [PIP307] .......................................... 116       Emergency Management Perspective
Control Wiring [PIP306]................................... 115         Series [EMG403A] ............................................ 77
Control Wiring (Practical) [PIP353] ................... 120            Emergency Management Perspective
                                                                       Series [EMG403B] ............................................ 78
Corporate Governance [MGMT309] ..................... 30
                                                                       Emergency Medical Responder ........................... 79
Crisis Management: A Boardroom
Perspective [EMG404] ...................................... 78         Emergency Medical Responder [EMRT90-WA] ....... 79
Critical Incident Stress Management [EMG204] ..... 75                  Emergency Medical Responder [EMRT92] ............. 79
Critical Reading and Writing [BTE321] ........... 30, 32               Emergency Planning and Response for
                                                                       Dangerous Goods Incidents [EMG105] ................. 73
                                 d                                     Emergency Planning [EMG104] ........................... 73
Databases [CSS106] ...................................... 111          Emergency Related Issues for First
                                                                       Responders [EMG203] ...................................... 74
Dental Asepsis [HC200].......................... 66, 67, 71
                                                                       Emergency Social Services (ESS) [EMG304] ......... 76
Dental Assisting Clinical
Refresher/Tutorial [IDA31] ................................ 57         Endodontic Procedures [IDA227] ........................ 65
Dental Assisting Independent                                           Endurance Training and Assessment
Study Program - Level I..................................... 56        Techniques [PFT223] ........................................ 99
Dental Assisting Independent                                           Enhanced Preceptor Training [HC102] ............... 103
Study Program - Level II .................................... 58       Enhanced Preceptor Training
Dental Assisting Practical Evaluation [IDA30] ........ 57              (Practical) [HC103] ........................................ 103
Dental Assisting Term I, Level I [IDA10] ................ 56           Entrepreneurial Studies [MGMT102].................... 29
Dental Assisting Term II, Level I [IDA20] ............... 57           Environmental Impact Assessment [EMG202] ....... 74
Dental Communications [IDA130] ........................ 65             Environmental Issues for Emergency
                                                                       Planning and Response [EMG106] ....................... 73
Dental Professional General Courses .................. 63
                                                                       Environmental Management [PNT49] ................... 42
Dental Reception Procedures [IDA200] ................ 64
                                                                       Environment + Land Management ....................... 37
Dental Records [IDA124] ................................... 64
                                                                       Estimation [PIP308] ........................................ 116
Dental Science [IDA101] .............................. 63, 67
                                                                       Evidence Based Approached for
Dental Technology Courses ................................ 67
                                                                       Removable Partial Denture Design [IDE304] .......... 71
Denturist Courses ........................................... 69
                                                                       Eyeglasses Practicum Level 1 [ODP525] .............. 95
Diagnostic Testing for Pulp Vitality [IDA66] ........... 60
                                                                       Eyeglasses Practicum Level 2 [ODP526] .............. 95
Drilling & Well Planning [PNT23] .......................... 41




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         Eyeglasses Practicum Level 3 [ODP527] .............. 95                 Infection Control & Safety [HSC105] .................... 54
         Eyeglasses Practicum Level 4 [ODP528] .............. 95                 Injury Management [PFT320]............................ 100
         Eyeglasses year One [ODP1] .............................. 94            Intra-Oral Expanded Skills [IDA53] ...................... 59
         Eyeglasses year Two [ODP2] .............................. 95            Introduction to Business Strategy [MGMT156] ...... 26
                                                                                 Introduction to Land Use Planning: An
                                          f                                      Emergency Planners Tool [EMG307] .................... 77
         Facebow and the Partially or Fully                                      Introduction to Marketing [MARK167] .................. 27
         Edentulous Patient [IDE60] ................................ 69          Introduction to Process Control [WWW210] .......... 48
         Field Lab I [PFT225] ........................................ 100       Introduction to Warehousing
         Field Placement I [PFT425] .............................. 102           Operations [WT100] ....................................... 128
         Fire Detection and Alarm Systems [ELE82] ........... 22                 Introduction to Work Experience [WWW207A] ....... 47
         Fitness Appraisal and Lifestyle                                         Introductory Accounting [ACCT108] .................... 28
         Counselling [PFT224] ........................................ 99        Introductory Managerial Accounting [ACCT121]..... 31
         Fluid Mechanics [PNT15] ................................... 41          Inventory Control Procedures [WT311] .............. 131
         Food Safety .................................................... 80     IT + Electronics ............................................. 109
         Food Safety [FNM90] ........................................ 80
         Formation Evaluation [PNT22] ............................ 41                                            K
         Functional Training and Assessment                                      Knowledge Management within the
         Techniques [PFT322] ...................................... 100          Organization [CSR302]...................................... 36
         Fundamentals of Dental Radiology [IDx100] .......... 64
                                                                                                                 l
                                          g                                      Leadership Development [PFT321] .................... 100
         General Laboratory Practices [ML830] ................ 88
                                                                                                                m
         Graphics [CSS105]......................................... 111
                                                                                 Macroeconomics [ECON187] .............................. 25
                                          H                                      Magnetic Resonance Imaging
         Hazard Recognition [EMG108] ............................ 74             Cross-sectional Anatomy II [MRI202] ................... 82
         Health Education and Promotion [PFT124] ............ 98                 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Cross
         Health + Safety ................................................ 51     Sectional Anatomy [MRI102] .............................. 81
         Heat Loss [PIP311]......................................... 119         Magnetic Resonance Imaging
                                                                                 (MRI) 2nd Discipline .......................................... 81
         Heat [PIP310] ................................................ 119
                                                                                 Magnetic Resonance Imaging
         Heat Transfer Units [PIP312] ........................... 116
                                                                                 Patient Care & Safety [MRI100] .......................... 82
         Hematology [ML207] ......................................... 84
                                                                                 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Physics I [MRI101] ..... 81
         Histotechnique [ML204] .................................... 84
                                                                                 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Physics II [MRI201] .... 81
         Human Anatomy [PFT120] ................................. 97
                                                                                 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Practicum [MRI300] .... 82
         Human Physiology and Exercise [PFT123] ............. 98
                                                                                 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Techniques
         Hydraulics and Blueprint Reading [WWW112] ........ 47                   & Application [MRI200] ...................................... 82
         Hydronic Designer & Installer Certification ......... 114               Managerial Accounting [BTE340] ........................ 33
                                                                                 Managing the Emergency [EMG300] .................... 75
                                           i
                                                                                 Managing the Growing Enterprise [MGMT351] ....... 31
         Immunology [MLT104] ................................. 55, 88
                                                                                 Marketing and Promotions [PFT326].................. 101
         Incident Command System [EMG401] ................... 77
                                                                                 Marketing [MARK166] ....................................... 26
         Index ........................................................... 141
                                                                                 Master Certification by Correspondence [ELE31]... 21
         Industry Specific Products/Procedures II –
                                                                                 Material Handling Equipment [WT120] ................ 129
         Maintenance, Repairs and Operations [WT321] ..... 132
                                                                                 Material Handling Procedures I WT110............... 129
         Industry Specific Products/Procedures I –
         Product Knowledge and Applications [WT221] ..... 130                    Material Handling Procedures II WT210 .............. 129



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Material Identification Systems [WT222] ............ 130             Oral Surgery Procedures [IDA229] ..................... 65
Materials [PIP313] ......................................... 117     Organizational Behaviour:
Mathematics 113 [CPM113] ............................... 10          A Disaster Focus [EMG200] ............................... 74
Mathematics 123 [CPM123] ............................... 10          Organizational Behaviour I [EMG102] ................... 73
Mathematics 133 [CPM133] ............................... 10          Organizational Behaviour [ORGB191] ................... 26
Mathematics Courses ....................................... 11       Organizational Behaviour [ORGB192] ................... 28
Mechanical + Industrial ................................... 113      Orthodontic Procedures [IDA228] ....................... 66
Medical Laboratory Assistant............................. 83         Overview of Emergency Management [EMG100] .... 72
Medical Laboratory Assistant [ML100] ................. 83
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Medical Laboratory Technology........................... 85
                                                                     Papermaking [PPT4] ......................................... 44
Medical Terminology Basic [ML612] ............... 54, 86
                                                                     Patient Clinical Records [IDE301] ........................ 70
Medical Terminology Body Systems I [ML613] ... 54, 87
                                                                     Patient Evaluation [SHL182]............................. 104
Medical Terminology Body Systems II [ML614]... 55, 87
                                                                     People and Groups in Disasters:
Medical Terminology [HSC104] ........................... 53
                                                                     A Sociological Perspective [EMG101] ................... 72
Microbiology [ML203]........................................ 84
                                                                     Periodontic Procedures [IDA226]........................ 66
Microeconomics [ECON186] ............................... 25
                                                                     Peripheral Arterial Ultrasound &
Microeconomics [ECON188] ............................... 29          Indirect Testing [DMS53] ................................. 108
Mitigation: The First Line of Defense [EMG306]...... 76              Personal Fitness Trainer Diploma ....................... 97
MLT Self-Assessment/WebCT [MLT800] ............... 85                Petroleum Engineering Technology Courses.......... 40
                                n                                    Petroleum Geology [PNT12] ............................... 41
                                                                     Petrolum Safety Training (PST) [SAF701] ........... 105
Natural Gas Production Operations [PNT31] ......... 42
                                                                     Physical Security [EMG405] ............................... 78
Nutrition and Weight Management [PFT220] ......... 99
                                                                     Physical Security Planning [EMG107] ................... 74
Nutrition in Dentistry [IDA103] ........................... 65
                                                                     Power Engineering – Building Operator A
                               o                                     Upgrade to New Fourth Class (CML) [PE503] ...... 125
                                                                     Power Engineering – Building Operator B
Oil & Gas Production Operator ........................... 38
                                                                     Upgrade to Fifth Class (CML) [PE504] ................ 126
Oil & Gas Production Operator
                                                                     Power Engineering CML .................................. 121
Level I [OGPO100] ............................................ 38
                                                                     Power Engineering Fifth Class (CML) [PE501] ..... 122
Oil & Gas Production Operator
Level II [OGPO200]............................................ 39    Power Engineering – Fireman’s Certificate
                                                                     Upgrade to Fifth Class (CML) [PE505] ................ 126
Oil & Gas Production Operator
Level III [OGPO300] ........................................... 39   Power Engineering Fourth Class (CML) [PE402] .. 122
Oil & Gas Production Operator                                        Power Engineering – Fourth Class Upgrade
Level IV [OGPO400] .......................................... 39     to New Fourth Class (CML) [PE502] ................... 125
Ophthalmic Assistant [ODP75] ............................ 96         Power Engineering Second Class
                                                                     Part A, Paper 1 (CML) [PE201] ......................... 123
Optical Sciences - Advanced
Practice Contact Lenses Certificate .................... 91          Power Engineering Second Class
                                                                     Part A, Paper 2 (CML) [PE202] ......................... 123
Optical Sciences - Advanced
Practice Sight Testing....................................... 93     Power Engineering Second Class
                                                                     Part A, Paper 3 (CML) [PE203] ......................... 124
Optical Sciences - Eyeglasses Diploma................. 94
                                                                     Power Engineering Second Class
Optical Sciences - Ophthalmic Assistant .............. 96
                                                                     Part B, Paper 1 (CML) [PE204] ......................... 124
Oral Assessment with Periodontal
                                                                     Power Engineering Second Class
Screening and Recording [IDA71]........................ 60
                                                                     Part B, Paper 2 (CML) [PE205] ......................... 124
Oral Assessment with Periodontal
                                                                     Power Engineering Second Class
Screening and Recording [IDE61]........................ 69
                                                                     Part B, Paper 3 (CML) [PE206] ......................... 125
Oral Health Education [IDA105] ........................... 63



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         Power Engineering – Special Oilwell                                Radiographic Interpretation for
         Operator (CML) [PE506] .................................. 126      Dental Technologists [IDL96] .............................. 68
         Power Engineering Third Class                                      Recovery and Business Resumption [EMG301] ...... 76
         Part A (CML) [PE303]...................................... 122     Removal of Surgical Sutures [IDA63] ................... 62
         Power Engineering Third Class                                      Reservoir Engineering [PNT34] .......................... 42
         Part B (CML) [PE304]...................................... 123     Residential Mechanical Ventilation 1 [PIP315] ...... 117
         Preceptor Training ......................................... 103   Residential Mechanical Ventilation 2 [PIP316] ...... 119
         Preceptor Training [HC100] ........................ 66, 103        Resource Management in Disaster
         Preceptor Training – Practical [HC101] ......... 66, 103           Situations [EMG205] ......................................... 75
         Preliminary Impressions for                                        Respiratory Therapy ...................................... 104
         Dental Technologists [IDL97] .............................. 68     Respiratory Therapy Provincial
         Presentations [CSS103].................................. 111       Didactic Refresher [SH179] ............................. 104
         Preventive Patient Care Procedures                                 Risk Management: Structure
         (Intra-Oral Rubber Cup Polishing and                               and Process [EMG303]...................................... 76
         Fluoride Application) [IDA52] .............................. 59    Role of the Customer Service
         Prior Learning Assessment                                          Representative [CSR101] .................................. 34
         Evaluation Level III [WT53] ............................... 128    Rural Transfusion Homestudy & Competency
         Prior Learning Assessment                                          Based Assessment – Combined [ML722] .............. 87
         Evaluation Level II [WT52] ................................ 128
         Prior Learning Assessment                                                                          s
         Evaluation Level I [WT51] ................................. 127    Safety Studies [PNT37] ..................................... 42
         Process Management Systems [PPT2] ................. 44             Safety Training .............................................. 105
         Professionalism [CSR103] ................................. 34      Scenarios [PIP317] ........................................ 117
         Professionalism & the Customer                                     Science and Electricity [WWW110] ...................... 46
         Service Role [CSR104] ...................................... 35
                                                                            Specimen Collection & Handling [ML201] .............. 83
         Professional Practice [PFT121] .......................... 98
                                                                            Specimen Collection & Handling [ML601] .............. 85
         Program Design – Customizing
                                                                            Sports Performance and Assessment
         Programs [PFT424] ........................................ 102
                                                                            Techniques [PFT423] ...................................... 101
         Program Design – Special
                                                                            Spreadsheets [CSS102] .................................. 110
         Considerations [PFT324] ................................. 101
                                                                            Statistical Analysis [BTE301] ............................. 33
         Project Management [BTE342] ........................... 33
                                                                            Strength and Resistance Training [PFT222] .......... 99
         Project Management [CSS107] ......................... 112
                                                                            Student Information - Distance Learning ............ 133
         Prosthodontic Procedures [IDA222] .................... 65
                                                                            Support Systems [WWW203] ............................. 48
         Provisional Restorations and Gingival
         Retraction Cord Placement [IDA58] ..................... 60         Surveying for Partial Denture Design [IDE303] ...... 70
         Pulp & Paper Technician Certificate ..................... 43       Switchgear Inspection and
                                                                            Maintenance [ELT160W] .................................... 18
         Pumps [PIP314] ............................................. 117
                                                                            System Accessories [PIP318] .......................... 117
                                        Q                                   System Analysis [ELT150W] ............................... 17
         quality Control System [BTE313] ........................ 32        System Design Considerations [PIP355] ............. 120
         quality Customer Service [WT201] .................... 129          System Design Factors [PIP319] ...................... 119
         quality Management (Homestudy) [ML838] ........... 90              System Documentation [PIP320] ....................... 117
         quality Management [ML838] ............................. 55        System Start-up and Troubleshooting [PIP321] ... 118
         quality Management [WT312] ........................... 131




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TDG – Transportation of Dangerous Goods – New                       Vascular Sonography...................................... 107
Clear Language [SRE150] ................................ 106        Venous Ultrasound & Indirect Testing [DMS51] .....107
Team Work [CSR203] ........................................ 35      Volunteer Management in
Technical Communications II [ASE23] ................... 40          Disaster Situations [EMG305] ............................ 76
Technical Math [ASM30] .................................... 11
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Technical Math/Calculus (TLM) [M40] ................... 11
Technical Skills [CSR301] .................................. 36     Warehouse Business Management [WT330] ........ 132
Technical Writing Courses ................................. 13      Warehouse Business Operations [WT230] .......... 130
Technology & the Organization                                       Warehouse Design and Planning [WT320] ........... 131
Workshop [CSR304] ......................................... 36      Warehouse Purchasing Procedures [WT310] ...... 131
The Family-Owned and Operated                                       Warehouse Safety Skills [WT103]...................... 128
Business [MGMT352] ........................................ 31      Warehouse Storage Systems [WT121] ............... 129
The Industry [PPT1] .......................................... 43   Warehouse Supervisory Skills [WT300] .............. 130
The Internet [CSS104] .................................... 111      Warehouse Training Certificate ........................ 127
The Kraft Process [PPT3] .................................. 44      Warehousing Registration [WT90] ..................... 127
The Management of Crisis [EMG400] ................... 77            Wastewater Collection Systems [WWW103] .......... 46
Thermodynamics [PNT35] .................................. 42        Wastewater Collection Systems [WWW213] .......... 49
Three Phase Fundamentals [ELT130W] ................ 17              Wastewater Treatment I [WWW104] .................... 46
Tooth Whitening [IDA82] .................................... 61     Wastewater Treatment II [WWW204] ................... 48
Trainee Testing Technician [ETT100] .................... 19         Wastewater Treatment Lab Analysis I [WWW120] .. 49
Transfusion Medicine Homestudy                                      Wastewater Treatment Lab Analysis II [WWW220] . 49
& Competency Based Assessment [ML210]........... 84                 Water Distribution I [WWW101] .......................... 46
Transportation and Traffic [WT211] .................. 130           Water Distribution II [WWW201].......................... 47
Treatment Planning for Removable                                    Water Treatment I [WWW102] ............................ 46
Prosthodontics [IDE302] ................................... 70
                                                                    Water Treatment II [WWW202] ........................... 48
Tube Installation [PIP323] ................................ 118
                                                                    Water Treatment Lab Analysis I [WWW115] .......... 49
                               U                                    Water Treatment Lab Analysis II [WWW215] .......... 49
                                                                    Water & Wastewater Technician Certificate .......... 45
Urinalysis [ML205] ..................................... 84, 86
                                                                    WHMIS – Workplace Hazardous Materials
User Support [CSS108] .................................. 112
                                                                    Information System [SRE160] .......................... 106
                               v                                    Word Processing [CSS101].............................. 110
Vascular Physics and Technology                                     Work Experience On Site [WWW207B].................. 47
Program [DMS800] ........................................ 108       Workplace Behaviours [CSR102] ......................... 34
Vascular Physics [DMS50] ............................... 107




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