TESTIMONIALS From Our Workshops




Donald Andre
Regional Energy Project Coordinator, Arctic Energy Alliance
  • "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."

Ken C.
(Nova Scotia)
  • "Given my limited exposure to training in photovoltaics, what you have presented impressed me greatly. Your presentation style, depth of knowledge and the fact that you are an industry leader who has taken your time from your own business to impart knowledge says a lot about you. I thank you for the opportunity to learn from an expert."

Dave Z.
(BC)
  • "A very informative and comprehensive course with a knowledgable interactive instructor"

Allan J.
(King City)
  • "One of the few courses I have taken where I have not fallen asleep. Mario makes it interesting and informative and you won't be dissapointed."

Vince T.
(Toronto)
  • "The 5 day course is one that I would recommend to anyone looking to get into the industry, start a related project involving solar, or just interested in this exciting and exponentially growing field! Thanks for a great learning experience."

Kevin C.
(Toronto)
  • "Great overview of both design and installation. Lots of info and gives me the confidence to do this myself... Highly recommend if you are thinking of getting into Solar PV."

Linda T.
(Northwest Territories)
  • "Great training, saftey conscious, builds skills and knowledge..... Good from start to finish, step by step solar pv installation"

Bill T.
(Barrie)
  • "One of my motives in taking this course was meeting like minded folks who I might be able to work with in the future, that goal was accomplished.....Mario really seemed to care about our understanding of the course. He wanted us to succeed."

Richard K.
  • "I thought the workshop was great...Lots of info in a short period of time."

Tyler B.
  • "I am walking away with a much greater understanding of solar. Eddy and Mario had examples and multiple ways to explain any questions asked. They encouraged the class to be involved and ask questions. Looking forward to another solar course with CSI. Thank you for the experience!""

Scott S.
(Espanola)
  • "Very informative. All course material is relative to topic and directly relevant to the hands on work."

Richard B.
  • "All material was delivered in a professional but relaxed manner which helps in understanding the material. The hands-on was very helpful in understanding the components needed."

Tomasz Z.
  • "I would recommend this to anybody working the field."

Dave B.
  • "The material part of the program was very informative to me, as I know very little about solar coming in to the class. Now that I have knowledge of it, I would be interested in working in the field - installing and quoting systems."

Ken S.
  • "The amount of enthusiasm that Mario displayed and was able to deliver to an array of different learners was fabulous."

  • CSI Calendar


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    5 Day workshops


    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.

    October 23rd - 27th 2017, COTR Cranbrook, BC (Sold Out)

    November 6th - 10th, 2017, Toronto, ON (Sold Out)

    November 27th - December 1st, 2017, Winnipeg, Manitoba (Only 2 Seats left)

    December 11th - 15th 2017, Calgary, AB

    January 8th - 12th 2018, Truro, Nova scotia

    January 22nd - 26th 2018, Toronto, Ontario

    Read more and register online


    Other workshops


    NEW - 2-Day Solar PV Installations and Section 64 of the CEC

    NEW - Small Wind Turbine Workshop - April 4th-6th 2018

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  • 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

    "We hosted this course at College of the Rockies, and were very impressed with the quality of theory training and practical hands on sessions. We hire instructors from across Canada, and Mario’s enthusiasm for the material and his knowledge of solar systems was impressive. The participants raved about the course and now have the skills to install their own solar system. We’ve become a partner with the Canadian Solar Institute and will be hosting them continuously at the Gold Creek Campus of the College of the Rockies in Cranbrook B.C. We’re looking forward to it!."-Tracey Whiting Manager, Continuing Education and Contract Training
    College of the Rockies, Gold Creek Campus


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