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Course Description

This course examines aspects involved in the design, sizing and installation of solar PV systems. This course covers permits/restrictions, logistical site considerations, system sizing, factors affecting solar PV output and aspects involved with the CEC relating to the installation. You will see equipment up-close, functioning, dismantle and inspect a roof-top system. You will see real-world applications of solar PV systems.

This course is intended for certified Journeyperson electricians however, individuals currently working in the electrical field with a working knowledge of electrical systems and the Canadian electrical code are welcome. This course is not intended for general interest, homeowners, or individuals without electrical knowledge looking to install solar photovoltaics.

Photovoltaic systems must be installed by qualified workers. Visit the following link for more information:

https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/sources/pdfs/occupation_page_supporting/photovoltaic_info_sheet.pdf

 

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Section Title
Solar PV: Installation for Electricians
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
M, W
Time
6:00PM to 8:50PM
Dates
Jan 17, 2022 to Jan 26, 2022
Type
Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 3:50PM
Dates
Jan 22, 2022 to Jan 29, 2022
Type
Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 3:50PM
Dates
Jan 22, 2022 to Jan 29, 2022
Type
Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 3:50PM
Dates
Jan 22, 2022 to Jan 29, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
24.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Blended  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $700.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)
Drop Request Deadline
Sep 20, 2021 to Jan 18, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Sep 20, 2021 to Jan 18, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jan 19, 2022 to Jan 25, 2022
Required Software
Internet
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:  

If you have additional questions, contact Advising at conedadvising@sait.ca

Prerequisites:
It is strongly recommended that students have at least one of the following occupations: Certified Electrician, Registered Apprentice working under supervision, Power System Electrician, Power Line Technician or their apprentices, Electrical Engineer, or Electrical Engineering Technologist.

Schedule:
This course will be delivered in a blended format: Virtually using Zoom & Brightspace/D2L. Zoom sessions are on Monday & Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., and on-campus Saturday’s from 9:00 a.m. - 3:50 p.m.

Section Title
Solar PV: Installation for Electricians
Type
Lecture
Days
T, Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Mar 08, 2022 to Mar 17, 2022
Type
Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Mar 12, 2022 to Mar 19, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
24.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Blended  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $700.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)
Drop Request Deadline
Aug 06, 2021 to Mar 09, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Aug 06, 2021 to Mar 09, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Mar 10, 2022 to Mar 15, 2022
Required Software
Internet
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:  

If you have additional questions, contact Advising at conedadvising@sait.ca

Prerequisites:
It is strongly recommended that students have at least one of the following occupations: Certified Electrician, Registered Apprentice working under supervision, Power System Electrician, Power Line Technician or their apprentices, Electrical Engineer, or Electrical Engineering Technologist.

Schedule:
This course will be delivered in a blended format: Virtually using Zoom & Brightspace/D2L. Zoom sessions are on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., and on-campus Saturday’s from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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