Apr 17, 2024  
PUBLISHED 2021-2022 Credit Catalog 
PUBLISHED 2021-2022 Credit Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Petroleum Land Administration

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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

Your Career

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.

Student Success

Please contact the department for information.


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.

Job Grant

Note: This program is eligible for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant


The progression requirement for students taking credit courses is a Term GPA and Total Institutional GPA of 2.0, with the exception of English Language Foundations and Academic Upgrading programs.

Admission Requirements

All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

Program Outline

Total Credits: 15

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