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Course Description

This course examines aspects involved in the design, sizing and installation of solar PV systems. This course covers the topics including 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 and see real-world application of solar PV systems.

This course is intended for certified Journeyman 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
Lecture
Days
T, Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 21, 2021 to Sep 30, 2021
Type
Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Sep 25, 2021 to Oct 02, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
24.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Blended  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $700.00
Potential Discount(s)
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 12, 2021 to Sep 23, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 12, 2021 to Sep 23, 2021
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Sep 24, 2021 to Sep 28, 2021
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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