Algonquin College

Energy Management

Graduate Certificate

Energize your career in only 8 months.
The one-year Energy Management Ontario College Graduate Certificate prepares you for an exciting career in energy, innovation, entrepreneurship and the development of efficient new energy technologies.
Learn about energy solutions such as efficiency, conservation and sustainability. Participate in laboratory work, contribute to a real-world project and learn from case-studies in the energy management industry. Explore how to implement, manage, administer and work on energy management practices throughout the program. By analyzing data sets, evaluating the impact of energy efficiency and conservation programs and performing cost-benefit analyses, you obtain highly-regarded skills for the industry.
During your final semester, participate in an energy management project with peers and industry partners. Through in-class discussions and collaboration, you plan and create an energy strategy for a commercial building.
Students also have the option to gain real-world experience through a paid co-operative education (co-op) work term (see Additional Information for more details). Please note that places in the co-op work term are subject to availability and academic eligibility. Please note admission to the co-op program does not guarantee a co-op placement.
Graduates may find employment in: public, private and non-profit sectors, including:

federal, provincial, territorial and municipal levels of government
corporate agencies
energy service providers
commercial and industrial organizations related to the energy sector
Graduates may find opportunities as a(n):

conservation professional
energy consultant
energy manager
energy evaluator
This program is well-suited for individuals who:

Possess strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
Have an aptitude for technology, electrical and/or mechanical systems.
Are resourceful, self-motivated and enjoy challenges.
Are committed to sustainability.
Have strong communication and people skills.
Possess leadership ability.

Program Duration:
1 Year
Work Integrated Learning:
PGWP Eligibility:
English Requirement:
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