Fanshawe College

Renewable Energies Technician (Co-op) - RET3S

Diploma

No doubt, renewable energy is no longer a trendy buzzword. In fact, it’s now at the heart of our power grid, lighting our homes and making sure the economy keeps moving forward. If you’re excited about the career potential available in this growing sector, and are looking to gain the skills necessary to begin, the Renewable Energies Technician program will open the door to limitless potential. You’ll begin by building foundational knowledge in the electrical, electronic and mechanical disciplines and how they function in the Renewable Energies sector. As well, you’ll study the design and installation techniques required to work with various Renewable Energy solutions such as Solar Energy, Wind Turbines, Biomass Energy and Geothermal Energy Systems. You’ll also examine the best industry practices of health, safety and environmental conservation along with complete safety training for working at heights and confined spaces. Plus, you’ll be introduced to the general concepts associated with global climate change and the practicalities associated with sustainable energy including conservation techniques. When you graduate, you’ll have an in-depth working knowledge of current practice in the installation, commissioning and routine maintenance and repair of Photovoltaic and Wind Turbine generating systems enabling them to function effectively in the utility scale Wind Turbine and Solar Photovoltaic industries.Learn more about the programs and services of Fanshawe’s campus in St. Thomas.

Campus:
St. Thomas
Location:
London
Province:
Ontario
Program Duration:
60 weeks
PGWP Eligibility:
Yes
English Requirement:
Fall 2023:
Open
Spring 2023:
-
Spring 2024:
-
Winter 2024:
-
March 2023:
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March 2024:
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February 2023:
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