Course Description

Gain a basic understanding of consumer available smart home technologies, including their benefits, applications, components, installation, and use considerations.

Earn a SAIT micro-credential

This course qualifies for the SAITMicro badge. Students who successfully complete this course with a final grade of B- (70%) or higher will earn a micro-credential and receive a shareable digital badge. Learn more.

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the evolution of consumer smart home technologies
  • Relate smart technologies to high performance building
  • Describe basic smart home system components
  • Outline considerations for builders and trades to utilize smart home technologies
  • Describe necessary homeowner considerations when utilizing smart home technologies

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Introduction to Smart Home Technologies
Internet Paced
Nov 29, 2021 to Dec 12, 2021
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $195.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)
Drop Request Deadline
Aug 06, 2021 to Dec 02, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Aug 06, 2021 to Dec 02, 2021
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Dec 03, 2021 to Dec 08, 2021
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes

CNST 015 is the mandatory requirement for this course.
If you have completed this requirement at a school other than SAIT, email your proof of completion documents to conedadvising@sait.ca at least one week prior to the course start.

Participants will complete four hours of online, independent study supplemented with four hours of live virtual learning sessions with the instructor and other students.

The virtual sessions will be delivered using Zoom & Brightspace/D2L and are very interactive.
Zoom sessions will be determined by the instructor once the course starts.

We encourage you to use your webcam and microphone to contribute to a more collaborative learning experience.

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