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Continuing Education

Solar Photovoltaic Courses

Course registration will be unavailable on Saturday, December 14 between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM MST for a scheduled system upgrade. We apologize for any inconvenience.


The location where your NAIT courses will be held.


The type of certification (degree, diploma, certificate) you will earn after completing your program.

  • Degree - NAIT offers a number of business degrees and applied science and technology degrees accredited by Alberta Advanced Education.
    Applied degree programs offer a stronger emphasis on practical applications of the concepts learned in the classroom
  • Diplomas & Certificates - These credit programs take 1 or 2 years and lead to government approved and industry-recognized credentials.
  • Journeyman Certificate - Hands-on and expert-led apprenticeship and industry training for skilled trades and technology professionals.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • Day - Courses taking place between Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Evening/Weekend - Courses taking place on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online - Sometimes called "Home Study" or "Computer-Based Learning"
  • Blended - A combination of online and in-class components.
  • Distance - Traditional correspondence format. These courses work best if you can't get to a campus or if your schedule can't accommodate fixed class times

Are you an electrician looking to enter the innovative and growing solar energy industry? NAIT's Solar Photovoltaic (PV) courses will give you a well-versed understanding of installing and troubleshooting Solar PV systems. From theory to hands-on practice, you will gain the confidence and competence needed to use, install, maintain and repair equipment for real-world applications on the job.

Solar PV courses are offered in our specialized facility at Souch Campus on evenings and weekends to allow you to take courses while working during the day.

Grow your career as an electrician by gaining skills and knowledge needed to work within Solar Photovoltaic standards and work sites. If you are comfortable with heights and have an interest in working with equipment and tools to install and repair interior and exterior prefabricated solar products, the following occupations available within the emerging solar industry could be for you:

  • Solar installer
  • Solar contractor
  • Solar technician