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All  about  sait

From apprenticeships to baccalaureate degrees, polytechnic institutions offer a range of credentials in diverse program areas.

Focused on experience-oriented training that provides students with the skills they need to find high-quality jobs, polytechnics are also committed to working closely with industry and to promoting applied research and innovation.

As one of Canada's leading polytechnics, SAIT Polytechnic provides relevant, skill-oriented education to more than 71,000 registrants each year. About 1,000 business and industry partners help shape curriculum by serving on more than 65 advisory committees, and SAIT is known as a trailblazer in applied research and innovation. SAIT was the first publicly-funded institute of its kind in the country, and 100 years later, it is well on its way to becoming Canada's premier polytechnic

Programming areas

Business ,Communications, Construction, Culinary, Energy, English Language Foundations, Healthy and Public Safety, Information Technology, Manufacturing and Automation, Media and Broadcast, Tourism Trades, Transportation.


The SAIT strategic Plan 2006-2016 charts an ambitious course for the next decade under three directional priorities:

Leader in Learning, Entrepreneurial Outlook and World-Class Service Culture.

To see more go towww.sait.ca

Leader in learning?

In 2003, SAIT became a founding member of Polytechnics Canada and was re-branded as SAIT Polytechnic in 2004. SAIT now offers 77 Certificate, Diploma and Applied Degree Programs, over 30 Apprenticeship Trades, 2 Baccalaureate Degrees and 1,675 Continuing Education and Corporate Training Courses. Annual registrations total over 71,000 and programs are delivered through 8 academic schools: Business, Construction, Energy, Health and Public Safety, Hospitality and Tourism, Information and Communications Technologies, Manufacturing and Automation, and Transportation. English language foundations and academic upgrading are also offered.

Entrepreneurial outlook


SAIT starts accepting applicants for the 2020 season as of October 1st.

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Admission requirements and selection criteria

Each full-time program has specific academic requirements you must meet to qualify for admission. Some programs also require submission of additional selection criteria in the form of a Resumé, essay, portfolio, mechanical aptitude test, career investigation, interview, etc.

Check the Admission and Selection page for an overview of requirements. http://www.sait.ca/admissions 

Select an admission type from the drop-down box above for information specific to you or visit How to Apply for a step-by-step guide to the admission process. 

After you apply 

Student Services will provide written updates regarding the status of your application and you will be able to view any updates to your application status at mySAIT.ca.

​​Logging onto mySAIT.ca
​Username: Your nine-digit SAIT student ID number 
​Password (by default): Your six-digit date of birth in the format of ddmmyy

​Check out our Admission Information section or contact Student Services/Office of the Registrar. If you have questions about the selection process for a specific program, contact the academic school/department that offers the program.

​SAIT Polytechnic
​403.284.7248 or 1.877.284.7248