Advance your career with SAITMicro

Accelerate your career and stand out with SAITMicro — short, specialized, stackable courses designed to build the skills you need to succeed, and quickly.

Aligned to current industry standards, SAIT’s micro-credentials develop practical, real-world skills and include competency-based testing. Earning a SAIT micro-credential demonstrates to employers you have the required competencies — both skills and knowledge — to get the job done.

Proudly share your newly acquired skills across your social networks with the SAITMicro badge awarded when you achieve high academic standing.

You can stack your micro-credentials and apply them towards a related certificate of achievement. That’s right, you can build the skills you need when you need them, while also working towards a higher credential, if and when you choose.

SAITMicro helps you to get ahead of the curve — and stay ahead.

Why a Micro-credential?

In today’s world, continuous learning is essential to stay relevant and competitive. You need to continuously upskill and reskill, and micro-credentials are one way you can level up your career with the skills you need when you need them. Increasingly valued and sought after by individuals, employers, and industry, micro-credentials:

  • Focus on specialized, competency-based learning and assessment that verifies and aligns with current industry performance standards and requirements
  • Provide a flexible and affordable learning alternative
  • Enable you to earn and market your credentials as you go

Start upskilling with SAITMicro and get the recognition you deserve with a shareable digital badge.

Frequently Asked Questions

A digital badge is a visual, verifiable, and shareable asset you can use to share your learning achievement or credential. More than just a visual recognition, digital badges add credibility by linking to metadata that provides context and verification for your credential, detailing your achievement, what you did to earn it, and details on where you earned it.

In short, digital badges are a trusted and easily verifiable way to showcase your skills and stand out.

You can earn a SAITMicro digital badge by achieving a high academic standing in one of the micro-credential courses offered by SAIT.

When you successfully complete a SAITMicro course with high academic standing, you will receive an email from Credly with steps to claim your digital badge and set up your account. From there, you can then easily share your badge across the Internet – post it on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter, embed it on your website and in your email signature, link to it on your resume, and add it to your business card.

SAIT has partnered with Credly, an industry-leading platform for digital credentials. This secure platform allows you to share the badges you earn with your network for ultimate recognition of your achievement.

Yes, you can apply eligible micro-credential courses towards earning a certificate.

 

CADD 111 Badge
CADD 111 - CADD Fundamentals

Establish knowledge in AutoCAD fundamental concepts and techniques through sketching and drafting, reading blueprints, computer-aided design and drafting.

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DIGI 007 Badge
DIGI 007 – Evolution of Project Management

Develop your skills to determine the best approach to provide value in a customer-focused and agile project management evnvironment.

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CPRG 100 Badge
CPRG 100 – Introduction to Python Programming

Master one of the most popular programming languages by developing skills working in an integrated development environment that focus on variables, operators, loops and decision making.

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CPRG 104 Badge
CPRG 104 – Programming with Python

Further your programming knowledge by focusing on object-oriented concepts such as database access, networking, multi-threading and GUI design.

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WELD 001 Badge
WELD 001 – Beginner Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG Welding)

Expand your knowledge on the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) process through lab work focused on different metals including steel and aluminum.

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WELD 002 Badge
WELD 002 – Welding/GMAW Operators (Beginners MIG)

Develop an understanding of welding operations and applications of semi-automatic processes by working with various metal transfers, gases and welding positions.

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WELD 003 Badge
WELD 003 – Oxyacetylene

Establish a basic understanding on the importance of safety precautions for oxyacetylene welding through lab work focused on puddle recognition, control and hand skills in oxyacetylene fusion welding, brazing and cutting.

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