Created to develop the next generation of solar professionals, the AETi Advanced Solar Course prepares graduates to confidently work in a variety of roles within the solar industry. Participants most often are electricians, however, are not limited to. AETi also offers this course to engineers, roofers, framers, management teams & administrators, sales personnel, procurement specialists, project managers, financiers, and many more.

Participants will develop competency in design as well as an understanding of current tech and economic considerations. They will also develop an understanding of the Canadian Electrical Code, solar & job site safety, WHIMIS, and commissioning.

Registration For The Advanced Solar Course

AETi focuses on providing information in easy-to-understand online formats, delivering the course curriculum with a combination of self-guided web-based content and VILT (Virtual Instructor-Led Training) interactive sessions.

Registration Fee

$1,695 (funding opportunities available in all provinces)

  • Online Solar Course Content
  • 8 live VILT sessions
  • All AETi Testing Fees & Course Materials
  • Certificate of completion for each component
  • NEP (Northern Electric Products_ Manufacturer Certification Course


Instruction Format100 % Online
Instruction Delivery
  • 24 Hours self-guided online content, as assigned by the instructor
  • 24 Hours interactive VILT sessions
  • 48 hours total instruction to complete certification
ExtrasOne-on-one tutoring outside of class time is available by appointment (when necessary) on Mondays & Wednesdays.
Time to Certification4 Weeks
  • Each Tuesday & Thursday evening, three hours each.
  • Accommodates both MST & ADT time zones.
  • Start dates beginning every 4 weeks with pre-registration required.

VILTs to be taken at participants’ convenience. You may take up to one year to complete all components.

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