Operations and Maintenance

Thermal Production Operations

Designed for Junior-to-Intermediate Operators

SAIT Thermal Production Operations courses are designed for junior-to-intermediate operators and will benefit any operator requiring foundational knowledge in thermal process/SAGD operations. This training will be a valuable addition to operators seeking to upgrade their skills to further their professional development and career progression, and to prepare for subsequent on-the-job training within an operating environment. This modular training is also an excellent professional development opportunity for individuals working in various roles, facilities and industry sectors who require an understanding of selective aspects of thermal process/SAGD operations.

Courses Available

We offer four levels of training which provide a comprehensive understanding of thermal production operations:

We also offer complementary training to support operators:



Our thermal production operations training will be a valuable addition to your employees’ development and career progression. A great option for those seeking certification, SAIT offers a Thermal Production Operations Certificate of Achievement for completion of all four levels (a total of 128 modules) within five years.

Online, Hands-on and for Customized Group Training

Our training is available in a convenient, self-paced online format and each course is supported by a dedicated SAIT instructional expert to assist with the learning and self-assessments. Ask us how we can develop a program for your organization incorporating these courses for face-to-face and/or blended delivery to groups at your preferred location. Contact us to find out how we can also customize training for your organization using our SAIT online learning and competency management solution, SAIT TDC (Training and Development Centre) or to request free access to an online demo.

Interested in flexible group options?

Contact us to learn how you and your organization can benefit from group training.

403.210.5757, 1.866.884.7117 or email corporate.training@sait.ca.