CSI’s mission is to provide the highest level of excellence in training for Solar PV installers. Our workshops are comprehensive and teach leading-edge technology. We offer thorough training for both grid-tie and off-grid system design and installation. CSI is committed to provide training with an emphasis on safe work practices and code compliant installation.



CSI instructors are among the most experienced solar PV installers in Ontario. Having years of installation experience, CSI instructors provide participants with the insight and skill needed to safely and reliably install solar projects. Meet our team

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  • CSI Calendar

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    The 5-Day Solar PV Design & Installation Workshop will provide a thorough understanding of the unique aspects of Solar PV systems design and installation. It will cover the importance of system sizing, component selection as well as good design and installation practices.

    February 3rd - 8th, 2014 Yukon, SOLD OUT

    March 17th - 21st, 2014 Saskatchewan

    April 7th - 11th, 2014 Cranbrook, BC - College of the Rockies

    May 26th - 30th, 2014 Toronto, Ontario

    June 9th - 13th, 2014 Halifax, Nova Scotia

    Online registration now open. Only 12 seats available in each class.

    Read more and register online

  • CSI Difference

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    ALL instructors are well versed in solar PV theory and are experienced installers.

    Comprehensive curriculum is combined with extensive hands-on participation.

    Industry leading best practices approach to instruction.

    Low teacher-to-student ratio
    (max. 12 students)

    Corporate trainig available at your facility

    Instructor at Cambrian College (Sudbury).

    Facilitated workshop for Seneca College (King Campus).

    Facilitated workshop for Arctic Energy Alliance, NWT.

    Facilitated workshop for Energy, Mines, and Resources Yukon Government.

    Private training also available.

    Contact us for more information.

  • CSI Testimonials

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    “The Solar Institute has been a valued training partner for students interested in expanding their PVT education and knowledge." - Joan MacMillan, Continuing Education, Seneca College

    “Mario is a thoroughly knowledgeable and personable instructor and the Canadian Solar Institute is a positive, professional group of people who are a pleasure to work with. I am going to hire CSI again, as soon as I can. We already have 15 people on a waiting list! Stay tuned!” - Cathy Cottrell Senior Energy Advisor,Energy Solutions Centre, Energy, Mines and Resources Yukon Government

    "The Canadian Solar Institute was very professional and provided an excellent working environment during the Solar PV design and installation workshop. The material was presented in a professional and comprehensive manner." - Donald Andre Regional Energy Project Coordinator, Arctic Energy Alliance

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