Crane and Ironworker facility
SAIT received a $5.35 million operating grant over five years from Alberta Advanced Education to build a customized training facility that houses SAIT's world-class applied learning labs for Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operator - Boom Truck, Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operator - Mobile Crane and Ironworker apprenticeship programs.
This impressive new 2,812-square-metre facility houses the largest array of crane simulators in North America. It includes a fully functioning crane and maintenance shop and a laydown yard equipped with boom trucks and mobile cranes, and it houses classrooms, meeting and study spaces and instructor workspaces.
Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) apprenticeship
JourneyPerson Not open to international applicants 4 periods
Industrial mechanics read diagrams and service manuals to plan work procedures. They assemble and disassemble equipment using rigging equipment and ensure precise fitting of parts like bearings, gears, shafts, motors, couplings, and belts for proper functionality.
JourneyPerson Not open to international applicants 2 - 3 periods
Ironworkers build structural components, reinforce steel, post-tension tendons, install conveyors and robotic equipment and sometimes perform reconstructive work on existing structures.
Pre-employment Industrial Mechanic Millwright
Certificate Not open to international applicants 12 weeks
This 12-week program is designed to offer an alternative route to those looking to enter the Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) trade. Classes cover the same materials delivered in a first-year Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) apprenticeship.
Certificate Not open to international applicants 9 weeks
In nine weeks, this program offers an alternative path for those entering the Ironworker trade. It covers the first-year Ironworker apprenticeship curriculum while adding specialized content on safety and field operations for added value.