Course Description

Hydrogen is rapidly emerging as a game-changer in the global pursuit of clean and sustainable energy solutions. Do you want to learn about hydrogen and understand how to safely and effectively integrate hydrogen into industrial processes?

Designed for mid-career professionals working in process-related occupations across diverse industries, this comprehensive 24-hour online hydrogen awareness course provides foundational technical knowledge on the production and uses of hydrogen as well as the economic and safety challenges posed by hydrogen.

Enjoy an engaging, self-directed online learning experience with access to comprehensive modules, assessments and expert guidance that ensure in-depth understanding and skill development. Our industry-experienced instructors will guide you throughout the course and will be available by email to answer your questions. Whether you’re new to hydrogen or already working to transition into a different role focusing on hydrogen-fueled power for industrial processing, you’ll leave this course equipped with a solid starting point to engage in informed hydrogen conversations in your professional sphere.

Note: Registration for this course closes two days before the course start date.

This course is ideal if you:

  • work in any of the following or related occupations: chemical engineer or technician, engineer, manufacturing or production manager, project manager, safety or environmental specialist and are interested in exploring hydrogen as an innovative solution for a low-carbon economy
  • want to stay informed and participate in the dynamic Canadian energy landscape.

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you’ll be able to: 

  • identify foundational principles, applications and challenges associated with hydrogen as an industrial feedstock and energy carrier
  • identify the ways to integrate hydrogen into existing processes or develop new processes that utilize hydrogen safely and effectively
  • describe the safe handling, storage, transportation and utilization of hydrogen to ensure the well-being of personnel and the integrity of facilities.

You’ll demonstrate your knowledge acquisition through online discussion boards and assignments. 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.

Topics of Instruction

  • Introduction to Hydrogen
  • Integration of Hydrogen in Industrial Processes
  • Safety Management for Hydrogen

Earn a SAIT micro-credential
This course qualifies for the SAITMicro badge. Students who successfully complete this course with a final grade of B or higher will earn a micro-credential and receive a shareable digital badge.
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To request a course outline, contact ConEdAdvising@sait.ca.

Funding Opportunities

Learn more about how to pay for or reduce your education/training costs with available awards, bursaries, loan options and grants, including the Canada Alberta Job Grant.

There are no specific admission requirements (academic and/or work experience). Any industry-related experience you already have will be beneficial. 

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Delivery formats: For your convenience, this course is delivered online asynchronously. Learn more about our delivery formats.

Course completion: Upon completion of this non-credit course, you’ll be able to self-print a proof of completion document from your Continuing Education student account. There is also the opportunity to earn a SAITMicro digital badge if you have met the earning criteria.

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Hydrogen Awareness and Understanding for Process-Related Occupations
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Jul 01, 2024 to Jul 21, 2024
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Tuition Fee non-credit $150.00
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Required Software/Technology/Textbooks/Supplies:

Included and access provided:

  • Student version of Microsoft 365 and Brightspace (D2L) online learning platform
  • All course curriculum

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