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Petroleum Land Administration

Open for Fall 2021

Open for Summer 2021

Open for Winter 2021

Credential: Certificate Delivery: Part Time Online

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All classes in this program will be delivered online for the Winter 2021 term due to the COVID-19 pandemic and associated health and safety guidelines. Learn more

Overview

Explore the administration side of the petroleum industry. Learn to interpret land contracts and agreements, including leases, transfers, joint venture agreements and other land-related correspondence.

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.

Credentials

After successfully completing this program, graduates will receive a SAIT certificate in Petroleum Land Administration.

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Career opportunities

Graduates can pursue job opportunities as land administrators managing records concerning freehold, Crown, Board Order and Aboriginal lands. Potential positions include:

  • petroleum land administrator
  • land clerk
  • operations file clerk
  • assistant administrator

Related careers include:

  • public land officer
  • land consultant

Tuition and fees per year*

Year 1: $6,545

Year 1 (International): $9,458

Year 1: TBA  

Year 1 (International): $8,145 (+fees TBD) 

*Tuition, fees, books and supply costs are subject to change

Full costs
Tuition and financial aid

Canada-Alberta Job Grant  This program is eligible for  Canada-Alberta Job Grant funding.

Requirements

This is a direct entry program. Applicants who meet the admission requirements are offered spots based on first qualified, first acceptance if space is available.

Admission requirements

When can you apply?

  • Applications for winter 2021 open March 30, 2020, and are accepted until the program start.
  • Applications for summer and fall 2021 open Oct. 7, 2020, and are accepted until the program start.
Term Program start
Winter 2021 Jan. 11, 2021
Summer 2021 July 1, 2021
Fall 2021 Sept. 7, 2021

How to apply

Admission requirements

Admission and selection

  • Winter 2021 start: applications are open March 30, 2020, until the program start date but are subject to change.
  • Summer or fall 2021 start: applications are open Oct. 7, 2020, until the program start date but are subject to change.

Admission requirements

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.

Communication during selection

Email is the primary source of communication during the selection process. Ensure your personal email account is managed appropriately to receive our emails, files and communications. 

Courses

How to register for classes

You'll follow an open registration process to enrol in your classes. Learn how to register on our registration and schedules page.

Looking for course descriptions and requisites? Visit the course catalogue

Course Name Course Code Offered
Petroleum Industry - Introduction PETR-211 Online
Land Practices - Introduction LAND-210 Online
Mineral Lease Documentation LAND-212 Online
Surface Land Practices LAND-240 Online
Contract Documentation LAND-213 Online
Lease Record Keeping LAND-218 Online

Students have five (5) years from the start of their first course to complete all required courses and obtain the certificate.

Progression 

Students must attain a PGPA and/or a CGPA of 2.0 or better in each semester and pass the necessary prerequisite courses to progress through the program. To qualify for graduation, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete course requirements within the prescribed timelines.

Costs

2020/21 Domestic Tuition and Fees*

Year Tuition fees SAIT fees Saitsa fees Health & Dental Plan 2020/21 total
1 $5,323 $682 $288 $252 $6,545

2020/21 International Tuition and Fees*

Year Tuition fees SAIT fees Saitsa fees Health & Dental Plan 2020/21 total
1 $8,145 $682 $288 $344 $9,458

2021/22 Domestic Tuition and Fees*

Check back for updates on the 2021/22 domestic tuition and fees. 

Year Tuition fees SAIT fees Saitsa fees Health & Dental Plan 2021/22 total
1 TBA $- $- $- TBA

2021/22 International Tuition and Fees*

Year Tuition fees SAIT fees Saitsa fees Health & Dental Plan 2021/22 total
1 $8,145 $- $- $- TBA

*Fees and tuition are based on a two-semester full course load structure. There may be additional fees for practicums and terms held outside this time frame. 

SAIT Fees

Campus athletic and recreation Fee: $171.20
Universal transit pass (UPass): $310 - Check eligibility here.
Student support fee: $100
Student technology fee: $100

Health and Dental Fees

Domestic Students 

  • Health Plan: $122
  • Dental Plan: $130
  • For students with existing health and/or dental plans, please refer to the Saitsa website for information on opting out.

International Students 

  • Health and Dental Plan: $344
  • For more information on Health and Dental Benefits for International students please contact the International Centre.

Books and supplies*

* Tuition, fees, books and supply costs are subject to change.

Next steps for incoming students

Have you been accepted to this program? Here's what you'll need for your first day of classes.

Important dates and deadlines

Find important dates applicable to all students, including your transcript and tuition payment deadlines on our Important Dates page.

Important Dates

Fall 2020

Delivery 

All classes in this program will be delivered online for the Fall 2020 term due to the COVID-19 pandemic and associated health and safety guidelines.

How to register for classes

You'll follow a open registration process to enrol in your classes. Learn how to register on our registration and schedules page.

Computers and laptops

This is a bring your own device program with a standard hardware and software requirement. See the specific requirements on our computers and laptops page

Preparation courses

To support your success, SAIT offers some short courses before classes start, including PREP 100: The SAIT Experience and ETHI 110: SAIT Ethical Practices.

Required textbooks

The booklist will be available about two weeks before classes start.

Can’t find your program or course? The bookstore didn't receive a textbook list. Contact your program directly to determine if they’re still refining course details or if you're in luck, no textbook purchase required this term.

Have questions about this program?

Contact us at

MacPhail School of Energy
403.284.8451
macphail.students@sait.ca

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