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Course Description

Delivered online asynchronously and with the support of an industry-experienced instructor, our 40-hour Design of Carbon Transportation Infrastructure course will build your understanding of carbon pipeline transportation conceptualization and the considerations for techno-economic objectives, constraints and processes. You'll also cover mechanical, electrical and instrumentation design and life cycle assessment. This course has been designed to upskill engineering and design personnel to apply engineering design principles and standards to designing carbon gathering and transmission pipelines.

ENVS-017 is part of 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:

  • describe the components, objectives and constraints associated with liquid and gaseous CO2 pipeline transportation
  • demonstrate the ability to simulate and validate CO2 pipeline design
  • demonstrate an understanding of how to develop and document gaseous CO2 pipeline design work packages based on material, energy flow rates, compression, pressure, temperature, purity, reliability, safety and cost specifications
  • demonstrate an understanding of how to develop and document liquid CO2 pipeline design work packages based on material, energy flow rates, hydraulics, pressure, temperature, purity, reliability, safety and cost specifications
  • demonstrate an understanding of how to document related electrical and instrumentation design requirements
  • demonstrate an understanding of how to conduct a life cycle assessment (LCA) for the carbon capture process and use outputs of LCA to inform and improve CO2 pipeline transportation.

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.

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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.

If you are working in engineering and design, this course will benefit you as you expand your knowledge and expertise needed to apply engineering design principles and standards to the design of CO2 gathering and transmission pipelines.

This course will also be valuable for anyone seeking to better understand the design of the carbon capture transportation infrastructure 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-017 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
Design of Carbon Transportation Infrastructure
Type
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Dates
Jul 22, 2024 to Sep 15, 2024
Contact Hours
32.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $599.00
Potential Discount(s)
Required Software
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Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees
Section Notes

Before Course Start:

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