Mar 02, 2024  
PUBLISHED 2023-2024 Credit Catalog 
PUBLISHED 2023-2024 Credit Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Land Analyst

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Program Description

The new Land Analyst Certificate is an online ten course credit program that prepares the graduates to contribute to the management of the Oil and Gas Industry by providing hands-on skills in surface land administration. Land Analysts co-ordinate and act as a liaison between corporations, land owners, regulators, and government departments. Some of the potential roles for graduates are land and records administrator, surface land coordinator, project analyst, community relations representative, lease records analyst, renewable energy administrator, and surface land administrator in the energy, utilities, environmental and transportation sectors.

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After successfully completing this program, graduates will receive a SAIT certificate in Land Analyst.



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

  • 50% or better in English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2
  • 50% or better in Math 20-1 or Math 20-2
  • All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

Program Outline

Total Credits 30

Program Outcomes

  1. Communicate in a clear and concise manner with the energy and land environments.
  2. Generate and interrelate surface land documentation.
  3. Apply land, energy and agricultural terminology to daily surface land operations.
  4. Recognize and apply the specific surface land requirements on Government lands in Alberta.
  5. Manage projects relating to surface land operations.
  6. Investigate and apply current regulatory requirements.
  7. Analyze results of land research to maintain records within the land department.
  8. Analyze First Nations issues relating to surface rights.
  9. Apply current technological skills in the management of land documents.
  10. Explain the documentation supporting the life cycle of an energy development in Alberta.

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