Solar PV Electrical Code Class - Edmonton

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NAIT Main Campus E-Wing Room E-217
11762 106 Street
Edmonton AB T5G 2R1
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Class Fee: 


Eric Smiley P.Eng., Reid Wylde Engineering Ltd.


Class Discounts Available

  • Are you a SESA Member? Sign in before registering to get 10% OFF!
  • Incentives are available to residents of Alberta to learn new skills and develop their technical capacity across a variety of subjects in energy efficiency. Attendees of selected SESA courses will receive up to 20% off, with the incentive being applied directly at the time of course registration.
  • You may be eligible for an additional incentive from Energy Efficiency Alberta, email [email protected] to find out.
  • Everyone who signs up can qualify for the Alberta Job Grant! Consider combining several of our classes in your application.

This class is designed for electricians, technicians, engineers, solar installers, sales people and those with a basic understanding of electrical theory and electrical terminology, who want to ensure that their solar installations are up to current Canadian Electrical Code standards. View the Course Outline

This 7-hour class was designed for Electrical Safety Codes Officers with the 2015 and 2018 Canadian Electrical Code updates for solar electricity, and will include inspector’s checklists, which address the most crucial inspection points of the four typical solar photovoltaic system types.

Participants will receive a certification of completion upon passing an one hour exam at the end of the workshop. A pass mark is 70%.

Resources outlined in the Class Description are suggested materials and are not mandatory.


Upon completion of this course, you will be able to competently:

Identify proper and improper installation methods and equipment in solar PV systems, including:

  • grounding and bonding;
  • disconnect means;
  • overcurrent protection;
  • conductors cables, wires and raceway;
  • labels;
  • solar modules and inverters;

Cite Relevant Canadian Electrical Code Rules;

Identify what and why deviations from the Canadian Electrical Code may be requested.


Cancellation Policy:

By registering for this class, you are agreeing to SESA's Cancellation Policy. Please read the Cancellation Policy before purchasing.

This curriculum was created in partnership with the Electrical Inspectors Association of Alberta.


Available Funding for Course Costs

We would like to encourage participants in our PV System Design and Modelling Class to apply for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant (CAJG), which will cover up to two-thirds of the cost of the class for certain participants.

Click Here for More Information and To Apply

Please direct your questions about the Job Grant program to a Workforce Consultant of Alberta Labour. They can be reached by email, at [email protected], or phone: 780-638-9424 within Edmonton, or toll-free 1-855-638-9424.