In this 15-hour Introduction to Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) course, you’ll gain an overview of the carbon capture and storage chain of technologies and their application, with a focus on the industry in Canada. Delivered asynchronously online, our experienced instructor will engage you throughout the course. You’ll learn about CCS’s role in advancing Canada’s sustainable energy system and explore emerging uses for CO2 capture, the benefits, the challenges and the socio-economic impacts of developing Canada’s CCS sector. This course has been designed for anyone interested in learning more about CCS.
ENVS-011 is a mandatory prerequisite for all remaining courses in our Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) micro-credential series. The series is intended for upskilling energy services workers, engineers, geoscience professionals, operators, technologists or trades professionals.
Note: Registration for this course closes two days before the course start date.
Upon successful completion of this course, you’ll be able to:
- explain the carbon capture and storage (CCS) chain of technologies and their applications
- describe the benefits and challenges associated with CCS
- discuss the role CCS can play in Canada to achieve net zero and decarbonization goals
- demonstrate a knowledge of the socio-economic impacts that accompany the development of Canada’s CCS sector.
You’ll demonstrate your skill and knowledge acquisition through quizzes, written assignments and exams. This online course is structured and guided. All coursework must be completed as per the course schedule and no later than the course end date.
To request a course outline, contact ConEdAdvising@sait.ca.
Earn a SAIT micro-credential
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A qualified talent pool is required to increase the scalability and affordability of CCS as a pathway to net zero. Workers who know how to design, construct, operate and maintain CCS infrastructure are needed.
This intro course will be beneficial to you if you’re currently working in energy services or as an engineer, geoscience professional, operator, technologist or trades professional and are looking to expand your existing skills and knowledge for a career in Canada’s emerging CCS industry.
This course will also be valuable for anyone seeking to better understand CCS and its environmental, social and economic implications for Canada to meet net-zero goals.
You must be a minimum of 18 years of age at the time you start this course. There are no other admission requirements (academic and/or work experience).
There are no prerequisites for this course.
For a limited time, tuition (including the tech fee) is fully funded by Canadian Colleges for Resilient Recovery (C2R2) for ENVS-011 and all other courses in our Carbon Capture and Storage (CSS) micro-credentials series. Choose a course section in the series that has a start and end date that is before March 31, 2024.
All course materials are included and accessible in the Brightspace (D2L) learning platform on the course start date.
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Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Certificate of Completion : Required Courses