Professional Certificates and Designations

At Keyano College, we are committed to the highest standard of professional programming, reflecting industry needs and educator best practices.

Access your potential

In collaboration with partner institutions and national industry organizations, we offer accredited professional certificates and designation programs that lead to nationally recognized professional designations:

 Advanced English for Professional Purposes
Keyano College's Advanced English courses can help you gain the knowledge, confidence and skills to succeed in the Canadian workplace. You'll learn how to improve your verbal and written skills, and write reports and emails as you advance your career.
 Asset Planning and Management
The program covers the basic aspects of Keyano College's Asset Planning and Management Certificate program can help you advance your career in the oil industry. If you're a skilled trades-person, the methods and tools taught in the program will help you make the most of resource productivity and craft utilization
 Bookkeeping
Keyano College's Professional Bookkeeping Certificate program provides you with a thorough understanding of bookkeeping techniques and practices. The key to business success starts with professional bookkeeping. The program covers how to apply practical bookkeeping skills manually and with a computer.
 Maintenance Management Professional
Keyano College's Maintenance Management Professional Certification program provides you with practical training and accreditation. After certification, you'll be able to provide cost-effective management of a business' physical assets. This program was developed and authorized by the  PEMAC Asset Management Association of Canada

You'll gain the knowledge and ability to improve uptime, production capacity, equipment reliability, safety, environmental compliance, economic life of assets, and return on investment. We'll teach you effective communication skills that you'll need to collaborate with your team and between departments.

 Management and Supervision 
Keyano College offers the Management and Supervision Certificate program in partnership with MacEwan University.   

Managers and supervisors play a pivotal role in any organization’s growth and success.  Develop and enhance your ability to engage your team, make decisions, problem solve, handle conflict and communicate with purpose.  Discover new and practical strategies you can adopt immediately to effectively supervise and manage others within an evolving workplace. Walk away with a greater capacity to contribute to your organization’s success, as well as your own. 

 Medical Office Assistant 

Keyano College, in partnership with the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), offers a Medical Office Assistant Certificate. This program introduces students to the in-demand field of Healthcare while ensuring success in this rapidly evolving profession. Program coursework develops the fundamental framework required while advancing customer service, time management and computer skills.


Successful completion of this certificate program empowers students to perform medical office administrative duties, including maintaining accurate patient records, while empathizing with dynamic patient needs.

 Office Career Training 
The Office Career Training  certificate program provides students with general business fundamentals and the proficiency required to use the associated computer applications. Students will benefit from a comprehensive understanding of the skills necessary to be competitive in the dynamic global environment. Upon successful completion of this program, students are expected to manage administrative activities in a timely and professional manner. 
 Occupational Health & Safety Certificate Online (UNB)
We offer a comprehensive Occupational Health & Safety Certificate Online (UNB) and diploma program to advance your career and lead your organization to better health and safety practices and procedures.

We also offer the Pathway to Coping program that helps alleviate stress, anxiety and feelings of frustration, overwhelming or hopelessness.

We have partnered with the University of New Brunswick to deliver these programs.

 Project Management
 Keyano College offers a Project Management Certificate program in partnership with MacEwan University.
 Project Management and Professional Communication
Keyano College offers the Project Management and Professional Communication Executive PD International program in collaboration with the MacEwan University School of Continuing Education. This program is a one-year international professional development certificate where students will develop project management and professional communication skills with a recognized Canadian post-secondary institution.

Every new project comes with its own set of challenges, but the skills you need to manage each of them are the same. Project managers are responsible for organizing and motivating the right team, delegating tasks, time and budget management, and strategic planning skills. Explore career opportunities such as Project Manager, Project Analyst, Program Manager, Portfolio Manager, Contractor, and Independent Consultant.

In addition to project management training, students will learn professional communication skills using a Canadian business context, including writing and speaking skills. Students also have the opportunity to work on a Capstone Project for a local organization and gain relevant experience in the Canadian industry. Students will work together in groups on a project from start to finish with the support of our instructors.

 Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) Processing Certificate
We offer the Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) Processing Certificate program. This accessible, online training program explores the oil sands' SAGD method of bitumen recovery. The curriculum has been written by industry experts on the subject.

Have any questions?

For more information about any of our programs, please contact us by email  or call 780-799-0535.