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Nearly 50% of solar companies in Canada report not having enough manpower to meet rising demand.
Ontario Solar Academy is Canada's only solar training program accredited by the Institute for Sustainable Power Quality (ISPQ), the global standard.
You can save up to $350 off of normal registration for OSA's 5-Day Solar PV Training by registering at least 3 weeks early.
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Ontario Solar Academy is now Solar Academy International
– serving Canada, the USA, Caribbean, Latin America, and more!
Welcome to Canada’s Premier Solar Training School
Solar Academy is Canada’s leading solar training institute. Since the launch of the Green Energy Act, and Ontario’s Feed-In-Tariff Program, we’ve trained more students than any other school, with over 500 graduates from across Ontario, as well as other Canadian provinces, the USA, the Caribbean, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East.
Solar Academy is the most experienced, our faculty is the most credentialed, and our solar training facilities are a cut above the rest.
Solar Academy’s Training Facilities
Solar Academy -Canada is now based at our Toronto Training Centre @ Franken Solar, 400 Britannia Rd East, Suite 3 Mississauga, Ontario L4Z 1X9, Canada, an outstanding center learning solar design and installation, conveniently located 15 minutes from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.
Our 5-Day course concludes with a field trip on the final day to a uniquely advanced green building, certified Gold under LEED for New Construction. The building is a showcase of cutting edge sustainable building technology, including solar energy and energy metering. Two solar photovoltaic (PV) systems are in operation there: a 28 kW fixed system and a 58kW parking lot system with 6 separate dual-axis tracking arrays that follow the sun from east to west during the day, increasing output by up to 30 per cent over a fixed panel.
Solar Academy provides not only the highest quality training, but the lowest price.
Our Price Match Offer guarantees you get the best training at the best price!
Our courses meet the highest standards in safety, installation, and design, and we provide Ontario-focused instruction to help you successfully navigate the Canadian Electrical Code, microFIT program, and FIT program. Under the guidance of our expert instructors, you can learn how to safely and efficiently install solar PV technology, whether you are a professional contractor, homeowner, or business owner.
Ontario-Specific, NABCEP-Based Solar Education
Our Ontario-specific 5-day training program carefully explores the province’s feed-in-tariff (FIT) program, microFIT program, and Canadian Electrical Code (CEC) to ensure that you understand all of the regulatory and financial considerations that go into professional solar installation.
Our entry-level course is designed to accommodate both those with strong technical backgrounds and those completely new to the field. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never been on a roof or don’t know the first thing about electrical wiring. Using the learning objectives of the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP), our carefully crafted curriculum will help you quickly master solar photovoltaic (PV) design, installation, and safety.
Over the course of 5 days of intensive solar panel training, you will learn:
- site survey and shading analysis
- multiple solar system installations (full wiring, conduit panels, racking)
- working with micro-inverters and string inverters
- tile cutting, roof penetrations, and racking
- ground mounts
- solar tools workshop (pulling wires, bending conduit, combiner boxes)
- load center tie-in / project staging
Unrivaled Solar Training Experience
Not only do our students benefit from carefully designed ISPQ-accredited instruction, but they also gain from the thousands of hours of solar PV teaching experience that our solar instructors have accumulated over the years. Our NABCEP-certified lead trainers have extensive professional installation experience. Our instructors make it all accessible for the solar novice, while also engaging for more experienced students. Those who successfully pass our intensive 5-Day Solar PV Design & Installation training are eligible to sit for the NABCEP PV Entry Level Exam.
Learning by Doing
The best way to learn is to do! This is how our NABCEP-certified solar instructors mastered their skills, and this is how you will master yours. All of our solar training courses blend extensive theory with hands-on exercises to equip you with the tools and experience you need to launch an exciting career, start a new business, or grow an existing one within the solar industry.
Sign up for Solar Panel Training Today!
If you are (or plan to become) a solar panel designer, project manager, or installer, let our team help you secure the skills and training you need for professional success in today’s green economy. Register for solar training today!
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