Education & Training
Academic Institution Partnerships
ASET has partnered with academic institutions in Alberta to provide members access to various courses, programs and certificates that augment their technical competence with management and soft skills that will enhance their careers.
These partnerships are designed to give members flexibility through a variety of delivery and course options.
PowerED™ by Athabasca University focuses on delivering high-quality online, on-demand professional development for working professionals. Our courses and certificates offer the flexibility and engaging design tailored to fit your schedule and your career development goals.
The PowerED™ and ASET partnership provides access to PowerED™ programming to ASET members with an immediate 20 per cent savings. ASET members can choose to take courses in topic areas such as leadership development, communication and conflict resolution, allyship and inclusion, goal-setting and digital wellness. A full list of included courses can be found at PowerED.ca!
To access your ASET membership discount, just simply visit PowerED.ca, select your course or certificate, and enter aset20 at checkout to immediate realize your savings. In addition, members can enter to win one of three free PowerED™ courses!
NAIT has partnered with ASET, business leaders and industry representatives to develop the Management for ASET Technology Professionals Certificate to meet the specific needs of technician and technologist professionals. Become a leader within your organization with strong and informed management skills and learn to:
- Effectively address management challenges and responsibilities in complex, interdependent organizations.
- Develop effective analytical and decision-making skills to lead individuals and cohesive teams.
- Describe financial functions, structures and reports.
- Interpret a manager's responsibility for professional, ethical, legislative, legal and regulatory requirements and standards.
- Develop a personal skills plan to help support individuals and teams to achieve organizational objectives.
- Demonstrate planning, monitoring and optimization of operational activities.
- Implement organizational and strategic plans within a team.
- Apply human resources fundamentals.
In addition, ASET members have access to NAIT's Project Management Certificate Program courses. You will be introduced to project management tools and techniques that will complement your personal development and help you bring continuous improvement practices to your projects and organization.
NAIT is an Authorized Training Partner with the Project Management Institute (PMI). This program aligns with the industry-recognized methodologies and practices described by the Project Management Institute (PMI), PRINCE2®, and Scrum.
Upon successful completion of the learning outcome assessments, you will earn NAIT micro-credentials and receive digital badges to share on social media and with your network.
To receive the ASET members-only discount, registrants must enroll through e-mail to Ashley Verbonac.
For more details, click on the program page links below .
SAIT has partnered with the Association of Science & Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET) and industry leaders to offer the Engineering Technology Management Certificate and Project Management Certificate of Completion, meeting the specific leadership development needs of engineering technology professionals.
These certificates are ideal for aspiring, new and current supervisors or managers and are designed to improve management and leadership skills through practical and applied learning experiences. Courses in these programs could also earn credit towards industry designations such as Project Management Professional (PMP), Blue Seal, Gold Seal and Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR).
In addition, SAIT is offering ASET members micro-credentials for select courses, demonstrating to employers you have both the real-world skills and knowledge to get the job done.
Program streams focus on sought-after competencies in the following areas:
|Leadership and Influence
|Trust and Empowerment
For more information, or to register using the special ASET member discount, visit the SAIT Continuing Education portal for ASET members.
Certificate of Completion
From the classroom to your home or office, the learning has come to you in short videos that can fit your schedule.
Provided below are e-learning sessions that can help you in your day-to-day work environment. These sessions allow for quick learning and can be applied to your ASET Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements.
Once purchased, you can view the video at your convenience for 30 days and a comprehensive workbook or powerpoint PDF is provided for future reference.
ASET is proud to partner with a variety of Educational Partners for professional development and technical courses. Click on the parnter website below to see current course offerings in your area.
ASET has entered into an agreement with CSA Group, a leading standards development organization, to give their members access to professional education, technical training and personnel certification programs at a reduced rate.
CSA Group's training courses help ASET members advance their knowledge of standards, codes and management systems – making the world a safer and more sustainable place for people to work and live.
For more information and to register, click the link below:
ASET and ECO Canada are dedicated to providing engineering technology and environmental workforce professionals with fundamental skill development resources to propel them towards success, and have partnered to provide Professional Development (PD) courses.
To further support ASET members with professional development, ECO Canada’s online skill development courses are now available at a discounted rate of 15% (please use this promo code upon checkout: ASET15).
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
EPIC Educational Program
EPIC aims to be the comprehensive source of upgrading solutions for engineers and other technical professionals by offering practical, innovative courses that enhance performance.
ASET members receive a 10% discount on EPIC’s courses. Please use the code ASET when registering for a course.