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Ready to Teach Program

These short programs are designed to get immigrants back into the workplace and into jobs equal to their previous experience.

Ready to Teach (RTT)

SAIT 's Ready to Teach (RTT) program is offered to professionally and instructionally skilled newcomers, who can contribute to the development of the Canadian workforce by sharing their skills and knowledge in the post-secondary education system.

RTT is designed to help highly skilled newcomers with backgrounds in post-secondary instruction to enhance their language skills in order communicate effectively within the Canadian post-secondary system, and to gain the confidence necessary for presentation of self and technical concepts in front of a diverse group of learners.

The RTT program concentrates on professional language, cultural fit, practicum placement, workplace readiness training and coaching, labour-market analyses, and employment.
Completion of the program will assist the integration of participants into the Alberta post-secondary instructional labour force- an occupation equal to their formal training, abilities and past experience.

The program provides 60 hours of in-class work and an Instructional Skills Workshop.

Entrance Requirements:

  • Instructionally experienced, professionally skilled immigrants with a minimum Masters level graduates
  • Demonstrate a CLB level 7 in all skill areas
  • A willingness, desire and capacity to pursue an instructional career
  • Appropriate credentials/experience in the professional or technical field in which they will be teaching

Program Dates: Jan. 16 - March 19, 2016

Cost: $1,195

To apply, email your resume to pamela.heath@sait.ca. For more information call 403.284.8798.