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The In-Training program is a requirement for all newly registered members of the Alberta Institute of Agrologists (AIA). New In-Training members are granted one of two professional designations: Agrologist In-Training (AIT) OR Agrology Technologist In-Training (ATT). The In-Training program must be completed before the full designation of Professional Agrologist (PAg) OR Registered Technologist in Agrology (RTAg) can be granted. In-Training members are registered professionals who must practice under the direct supervision of a qualified registered professional.

The In-Training program is intended to prepare the AIA member for competent, independent and ethical practice.

The In-Training program includes the following key requirements:
  • Completion of the four mandatory in-training courses
  • Attendance (at least once during the in-training period) at an annual AIA AGM and Conference
  • Completion of required years of agrology-related work experience
  • Submit a proposed Practice Area
  • Submit three Professional references, at least one being a Professional Agrologist or Registered Technologist in Agrology
  • Submit an updated resume
  • Maintain their annual CCP requirements during the In-training period
Upon completion of the In-Training program, the AIA member must apply online to the institute to transition to full designation. It is up to the In-Training member to ensure that all In-Training program requirements are complete and that all documentation has been submitted to the institute for the Competence Committee to review their file.

Should you have any questions about the In-Training program, please contact the AIA office .