This program is eligible for Canada-Alberta Job Grant funding.
Petroleum Land Administration teaches the basics of petroleum land administration. Students learn to review and interpret land contracts and agreements, including leases, transfers, joint venture agreements and other land-related correspondence. Our unique lease record-keeping course is designed to give students practical, relevant expertise in a computer lab utilizing land system software.
Graduates of this program find employment as land administrators managing records concerning freehold, Crown, Board Order and aboriginal lands. Entry-level land administrators may hold positions such as Petroleum Land Administrators, Land Clerks, Operations File Clerk and Assistant Administrators to Managers, Public Land officers, Analysts and Land Consultants.
- Graduates of the Petroleum Land Administration program have a 82% employment rate.
Please contact the department for information.
Credentials and Accreditation
After successfully completing this program, graduates will receive a SAIT certificate in Petroleum Land Administration.
There are no formal accreditation arrangements at this time. Please contact the MacPhail School of Energy for more information.
Admission and Selection
- Applications are accepted until the program start date.
- Fall 2018 start: applications open Oct. 18, 2017.
- All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.
Direct Entry: Four Step Process
Step 1: Read the program information to see the qualities needed for student success.
Step 2: Ensure that you meet all of the admission requirements listed above.
Step 3: Apply to Petroleum Land Administration and submit your transcripts and/or anticipated final grades.
- Admission will be extended on a first-qualified, first-offered basis until the program is full.
Step 4: Find out how to monitor your application status after you apply.
Note: This program is eligible for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant.
For more information on the distance education offering of this Certificate contact 403.284.8537 or email@example.com.
|COURSE NAME||COURSE CODE||OFFERED|
|Petroleum Industry - Introduction||PETR-211||Classroom or Online|
|Land Practices - Introduction||LAND-210||Classroom or Online|
|Mineral Lease Documentation||LAND-212||Classroom or Online|
|Surface Land Practices||LAND-240||Classroom or Online|
|Contract Documentation||LAND-213||Classroom or Online|
|Lease Record Keeping||LAND-218||Classroom or Online|
Important Note: Students who wish to receive the certificate and have started the program after July 1, 2012, must officially apply to the program. You may apply at any time before or during the course of your studies but it is recommended you do so at the start. Students who do not meet the requirements, but would like to take the courses may do so, but no certificate will be granted upon completion Students have five (5) years from the start of their first course to complete all required courses and obtain the certificate.