The Green Energy installer is a certification program for students who have an interest in working in the renewable energy industry. The program is flexible, student-focused and emphasizes hands-on, practical training, using equipment typically encountered in the renewable energy industry. ACE Trades and Technical Institute 3200 sq feet workshop is totally focused on industry practice for the practical training. The necessary theoretical work component is integrated into the program to complement and enhance the practical.
The clean energy sector’s GDP is forecast to grow by 58% by 2030. The surge in environmental awareness and sustainability has changed consumer patterns of energy use. With more people choosing green energy, electric and hybrid cars have increased demands in Canada’s clean energy sector. These trends have created attractive and flexible employment, competitive remuneration, comprehensive benefits, and opportunities for career advancement.
Positions within these sectors include, can lead to a career as a:
- Electrical Apprentice
- Solar Panel Installer
- Wind Turbine Installer
- Electrical Car charger Station Installer
Program duration length is 11 weeks which is a total of 330hours.
Admission Requirements -
- Domestic students that can provide a Canadian transcript showing completion of English 11 or 12 or equivalent) with a passing grade of ‘C’, will be exempt from having to write the English Entrance Assessment.
- Domestic students that can provide a Canadian transcript showing completion of Math 10, 11 or 12 (or equivalent) with a passing grade of ‘C’, will be exempt from having to write the Math Entrance Assessment.
International students can meet the Math Entrance Assessment requirement by providing an equivalent to Canadian High School Math 10, 11 or 12 with a passing grade of ‘C’. The credential must be evaluated and verified.
Applicants must successfully complete all on-campus test and final exams with a minimum of 50% overall average. Also they must complete all the trainings which includes confined spaces, ladder safety and WHIMS during the program.
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Install solar electric systems on buildings (residential and commercial)
- Using hand tools, both manual and powered, to install racking and modular components.
- At the job site, how to maintain safe and organized work site
- Will be able to install a domestic EV car charging point.
- Practicing workplace safety, following safety codes, and using personal protective equipment such as fall arrest equipment, aerial lift platforms and breathing apparatus.
Method(s) of Evaluation
- Weekly on campus tests will be conducted
- In the end , students will be given a final exam