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Renewable Energy Technologies Series

The renew­able ener­gy sec­tor employed 11 mil­lion peo­ple in 2018, with an esti­mat­ed growth of near­ly one mil­lion new jobs added every year.

Enhance your resume and mar­ketabil­i­ty in the clean tech­nol­o­gy job mar­ket with this pro­gram, as you learn about renew­able ener­gy, smart cities, and the clean tech­nolo­gies that are shap­ing the future.

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Brewed in Alberta

Exploring Alberta’s Craft Beer Industry

Join the University of Alberta, Sherbrooke Liquor, and certified beer judge, beer educator and CBC Radio beer columnist, Jason Foster, for a four-week education (and tasting) of beers brewed in Alberta.

Register now for this online course that combines virtual learning with real world beer tasting—safe from your own home!

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U of A Credential

Earn a Certificate in Social Media

Develop an in-depth under­stand­ing of how to use var­i­ous social media plat­forms for com­mu­ni­ca­tion and mar­ket­ing: active­ly engage your stake­hold­ers, mea­sure suc­cess using ana­lyt­ics, use social media to pro­mote online sales, and learn best prac­tices for cre­at­ing social inter­ac­tions.

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Our class offerings include daytime, weekend, evening, and condensed courses. You can also learn online or in a blended format that combines online and in-class components.

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The U of A’s Faculty of Extension is widely regarded among business and government leaders for its ability to provide professional education that responds to the evolving industry needs.

The broad scope of the infor­ma­tion pro­vid­ed helps you under­stand most aspects of local gov­ern­ment operations.

Nation­al Advanced Cer­tifi­cate in Local Author­i­ty Admin­is­tra­tion Lev­el I student

This was my first ful­ly online pro­gram, and I loved it. Nev­er thought one can learn so much using this method. Now I am hooked!

Infor­ma­tion Access and Pro­tec­tion of Pri­va­cy Certificate student

I real­ly enjoyed the flex­i­bil­i­ty to work and study at the same time. The evening class­es helped a lot.

Con­struc­tion Man­age­ment and Admin­is­tra­tion Certificate student

I real­ly liked how eClass is easy to nav­i­gate and to use.

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Extension news & events

Nov
3-25
 Brewed in Alberta

Exploring Alberta’s Craft Beer Industry

Online sessions $75

Nov
16-22
 Canadian Wine: Online!

A five-week education (and tasting) of Canadian wines

Online sessions $100

U of A program aims to address shortage of professionals in renewables

A new program in Renewable Energy Technologies launching Nov. 1

In the News Yellowhead Tribal College and U of A co-deliver a Certificate program

The two post-secondary institutions are celebrating a memorandum of relational understanding to co-deliver the Indigenous Community Industry Relations Certificate.

In the News U of A courses help students skill up for careers in renewable energy

Three programs aim to address shortage of skilled professionals in a fast-growing field.