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Gain the skills to create net-zero energy buildings that are efficient, healthy, long-lasting and climate-friendly.

Camosun's Advanced Skills for Clean Energy and Efficient Buildings provide the skills for the high-performance building sector by providing short, relevant micro-credentials in clean energy, efficient building design and high-performance building construction.

These micro-credentials prepare you to implement CleanBC’s forward-thinking housing initiatives including net-zero energy home construction.

Opportunities

As a graduate, these micro-credentials will provide the skills and knowledge to enable you to create residential buildings that meet building standards of the future. These micro-credentials will allow you to implement CleanBC and the BC Energy Step Code's 2032 goals – in 2021.

Micro-credentials

Clean Energy: includes four micro-credentials developed with the help of Solar Photovoltaic specialists and may be taken individually or grouped towards a specialization.

  • Photo Voltaic Design Specialization:
    • Micro-credential in Introduction to Clean Energy (18 hours over three weeks)
    • Micro-credential in Photovoltaics (30 hours over six weeks)
    • Micro-credential in Designing Photovoltaic Systems (24 hours over four weeks)
  • Photo Voltaic Installer Specialization:
    • Micro-credential in Introduction to Clean Energy (18 hours over three weeks)
    • Micro-credential in Photovoltaics (30 hours over six weeks)
    • Micro-credential in Voltaic Array Installation (24 hours over four weeks)

Efficient Buildings: includes six micro-credentials developed with experts familiar with national building codes, the provincial BC Energy Step Code and Passive House building standards, and may be taken individually or grouped towards a specialization.

  • Passive House Designer Specialization:
    • Micro-credential in Passive House Design and Construction (30 hours over six weeks)
    • Micro-credential in Understanding and Working with Passive House Planning Package (24 hours over four weeks)
    • Micro-credential in Passive House Design / Consultancy – examination preparation (12 hours over two weeks)
  • Passive House Tradesperson Specialization:
    • Micro-credential in Introduction to Passive House High Performance Buildings (nine hours over two weeks)
    • Micro-credential in Passive House Tradesperson - theory / practicum (12 + eight hours over four weeks)
    • Micro-credential in Passive House Tradesperson - examination preparation (four hours over one week)

Specializations can be completed concurrently.

Participants who complete the micro-credentials in any three of these four specializations will receive a Clean Energy and Efficient Buildings certificate from Camosun College.

Delivery

These Clean Energy and Efficient Buildings micro-credentials are offered primarily by distance on weekday evenings, allowing you to continue to work while upgrading your skills. Hands-on experience opportunities will be available with specific micro-credentials.

Get started

To add your name to the growing interest list or to get more information contact:

Ross Lyle
 lyle@camosun.ca 
 250–370–4511

Last updated: February 8, 2021 8:26 am

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