Petroleum Land Administration

MacPhail School of Energy Program Fair: Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 5 pm

Winter 2017 start: applications are accepted June 1, 2016 to Jan. 9, 2017.
Fall 2017 start: applications open on Oct. 19, 2016.

  •  Four-month certificate of achievement
  •  Full-time accelerated program (M/W/F = 13 weeks T/Th = 19 weeks)
  •  Part-time structure and distance courses are available
  •  Fall and Winter starts

Program description

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. 

Your career

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 clerks and assistant administrators to managers, public land officers, analysts and land consultants.

Student success

Students with higher secondary or post-secondary marks usually experience greater success in SAIT programs.