About Us

Saltus has created a path to actually make the next step in your career and give you many advantages to rise to the top

Saltus is a professional college that focuses on the careers of “hands-on” nature. Saltus makes career enhancements, benchmarks and certifications achievable through faster and easier learning with a proven approach. The programs at Saltus range between the careers that require provincial exams-that lead to entering the job market with a competitive edge and careers of hands-on nature. Practical knowledge based on industry, followed by accredited provincial certifications is what you need to have an advantage.


Saltus prepares individuals for provincial exams and certification. our goal is to make sure that our students pass those exams. Saltus adds one step more by aligning a job interview for All our graduates. The hands-on careers programs that Saltus offers, range between the pre- Apprenticeship programs and the non-Apprenticeship programs.

The programs focus on careers needed the most in the market these days. The career of hands-on nature has opportunities to provide practical knowledge to either enter the job market or allow individuals to have their own business. Saltus programs are designed to fit the current market needs as well as the current employment trends. The target is to give everyone the chance to steer their careers to where the need is.

This means that no one is left behind and everyone has the chance to enter the jobs market at their earliest convenience. We look forward to helping Alberta with competitive job skills and knowledge.

Our Team

Among the best, Saltus Professional College is setting the vision to fit the matrix and develop the programs with high quality outputs. Instructors that Saltus invites to join the team are having the same vision. They have intensive industry experience joined with necessary tools necessary to deliver vocational adult education. The best are here this our team.

Karen Holmes

First Aid & Security Trainer​
Trained as an Emergency Medical Responder. Certified clinical Hypnotherapist specialising in pain management and sleep disorders. Has been teaching various courses such as Personal Development, First aid, Security, Advanced Security, Sales and Service, Acting classes for the Alberta TV and film industry, Outdoor recreation, Horse sense, Wilderness survival, Threat assessment, Dealing with difficult people, Observation techniques, Active Shooter Survival, Health and Safety, Diversity in the workplace, and Supervisory training for security.

Kurtis Frederick

Home Inspection Instructor

Kurtis Frederick has over 25 years of experience in construction industry, he comes to Saltus with a mega network in this industry.The quality of work he does, makes him the first point of contact to solve any construction issues. His clients consider him the subject matter expert that they contact for any advice.With his massive knowledge in the industry, he is the perfect expert to lead the home inspection program at Saltus Professional College.

Shelly MacKenzie

Power Engineering Instructor

Hello, My name is Shelly MacKenzie and I am a 3 rd class power engineer. My experience with power engineering comes from working at a power generation plant in Calgary. As of 2018 I am the Calgary chapter president for the Institute of Power Engineers. I am also a Safety Professional with over 25 year’s experience in the oil and gas industry in Western Canada. This experience includes field work in Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia in the upstream side of the industry. I have worked extensively with exploration service companies developing safety programs,auditing established safety programs and performing training services. Currently I teach both 5 th class and 4 th class power engineering programs and safety for a post-secondary school in Alberta.

Ashley Attridge

Business Development Officer

I have worked in customer service for the past 4 years. During those years I’ve developed professional conflict resolution, marketing skills, and money handling. I love meeting new people, volunteering, learning new things, and challenging myself. In my spare time I study fitness, beauty, and herbal medicine as those are some of the things I am very passionate about. I believe it is never too late to learn something new

Susan Currie


I have been in the customer service industry for 30plus years, I really love talking to people.I really enjoy working with the public, often with difficult clients, listening to their issues and coming up with solid and creative solutions I’m always up for a challenge in my work life as well as my home life.I value my family and friends and extended family, they enrich my life greatly.I genuinely care about people, and will always lend a helping hand.I love golfing and will go any chance I get.I have been retired for 6 years, however I am a busy energetic person.

Dr. Raed Hussein

Project Management Instructor
Dr. Raed Hussein graduated from the United States with PhD in Management. His main focus is Project Management and the related topics. He is involved in adult education for a bit over a decade now as a mentor/instructor. Dr. Raed is joining saltus as a Program Manager focusing on our Project Management Diploma program.

Mr. Hani

Project Management Instructor

Hani is a Professional Mechanical Engineer. He has 22 years of experience as Project Manager in different industry. He is a PMP since 2010.
Hani has solid experience in all aspects of Project Management as he moved between several rules over his years of experience.
He is passionate in what he is doing. He possesses lots of case studies coming from the projects he manages.

Rushi Patel

Power Engineering Instructor

He has a long experience of Oil and Gas, Utilities, Food, Chemical and Petrochemical, Power Generation in the field of Design, Installation, and Operation. He has been teaching various Skill-Trade courses such as Power Engineering, Gas Processing in Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia in class room, in lab and in the field since many years. He has achieved a great students’ success rate in provincial exams for their certification.