Relay Education - Green Skills Academy

Solar Installation | Wind Energy Operations | GIS Mapping for Solar | Sustainable Agriculture

Solar Installation Course

The Solar Installation Training Course is a four-week program teaching participants about the fundamentals of rooftop solar energy systems. The course will introduce you to the basics of electricity and solar energy, provide a hands-on opportunity to install solar panels on a demo roof, and provide training certifications. 

Active Courses

No active courses. New course dates will be posted when confirmed.

Who this Course is for

The Green Skills Academy is committed to supplying these courses to underserved and underrepresented communities, specifically Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, Newcomers, Women and Gender Diverse. Priority will be given to individuals who are part of these groups. 

You must be: 

  • 18 years or older 
  • Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or have Refugee Status 

Why you should take part

You will increase your knowledge, skills and exposure of the solar industry to build a career in power generation and distribution. You will be ready to apply to jobs in the solar energy sector upon course completion. 

  • You will receive certifications in: 
    • Working at Heights 
    • Electrical Safety – Low Voltage 
    • Elevated Work Platform 
    • Ladder Handling 
    • First Aid & CPR 
  • You will receive protection and safety equipment, including work boots, hard hat, work gloves, high visibility vest and safety glasses
  • You will receive a Certificate of Completion in Solar Installation after finishing all course requirements

How it works

  • This course is free to take part in 
  • 4 week in-person course, please see active training courses for locations and dates 
  • The course is full-time. Taking place Monday to Friday approximately 9 am to 4 pm each day
  • Costs will be reimbursed for travel, accommodations and childcare if needed 

Active Courses

No active courses. New course dates will be posted when confirmed.