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Petroleum Land Administration Certificate


Credential: Certificate
Available: Online

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

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.

Program Overview

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.

Student Success

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 Requirements

Admission and Selection

  • Applications are accepted until the program start date.

Admission Requirements

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 distance.education@sait.ca.

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

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.


For additional information, please contact:

MacPhail School of Energy



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