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Course Description

This course covers the fundamental characteristics and properties of CO2 and the implications for underground sequestration. You'll also cover regulations, tools, techniques and long-term storage strategy. Our experienced and qualified instructor will be a valuable resource to you as you work through this 40-hour online course. This course has been designed to expand your knowledge and expertise with opportunities to characterize and evaluate subsurface geology including geoscientists, engineers and technologists.

ENVS-014 is part of our Carbon 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:

  • detail the fundamental characteristics and properties of CO2 and implications for safe and secure underground sequestration
  • describe current and emerging regulations that impact CO2 underground sequestration
  • demonstrate an understanding of tools and techniques utilized to assess capacity, injectivity and containment of CO2 underground and how to use them
  • demonstrate an understanding of the components of a long-term CO2 storage strategy that includes zone selection and design, drilling plan and wellbore design and injection and well testing.

You’ll demonstrate your skills 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


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

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.

If you are working as a geoscientist, engineer and/or technologist with experience characterizing and evaluating subsurface geology, this course will be beneficial to you as you expand your knowledge and expertise for a career in Canada’s emerging CCS industry.

This course will also be valuable for anyone seeking to better understand Carbon Sequestration/Underground Storage and its 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).

ENVS 011 Introduction to Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is a mandatory prerequisite for this course.

For a limited time, tuition (including the tech fee) is fully funded by Canadian Colleges for Resilient Recovery (C2R2) for ENVS-014 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.

We recommend registering as soon as possible (7–14 days in advance of the course start date).

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Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Carbon Sequestration / Underground Storage
Type
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Dates
May 06, 2024 to Jul 14, 2024
Contact Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $699.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 06, 2023 to May 23, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 06, 2023 to May 23, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
May 24, 2024 to Jun 23, 2024
Required Software
Note minimum technical requirements below to use the Brightspace (D2L) online platform.
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees
Section Notes

Before Course Start:

Follow the instructions to log in to Brightspace(D2L) on the course start date.

If you have any questions, contact ConEdAdvising@sait.ca

Section Title
Carbon Sequestration / Underground Storage
Type
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Dates
Jul 02, 2024 to Sep 09, 2024
Contact Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $699.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 06, 2023 to Jul 19, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 06, 2023 to Jul 19, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 20, 2024 to Aug 19, 2024
Required Software
Note minimum technical requirements below to use the Brightspace (D2L) online platform.
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees
Section Notes

Before Course Start:

Follow the instructions to log in to Brightspace(D2L) on the course start date.

If you have any questions, contact ConEdAdvising@sait.ca

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