Class Schedule: Day classes are held from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. There will be a morning and afternoon break with drinks and snacks provided.

Meals:CSI will provide an enjoyable and healthy lunch. Upon notification, CSI will attempt to accomodate students with special dietary requirments.

Accommodation: There are numerous options of accommodations within a short distance of the workshop venue which is located close to Pearson International Airport. The cost of accommodations are not included in workshop fees. We can assist you with bookings if required.

Transportation: CSI can assist with organizing transportation to and from the hotel.

Cancellation & Rescheduling


To cancel any registration contact your local affiliate immediately. Please note the following cancellation policy:


  • If cancellation is received more than 10 business days prior to the course start date, you will receive a full refund minus 10%.
  • If cancellation is received 10-3 business days prior to the course start date, you will receive a full refund minus 25%.
  • If cancellation is received 2-0 business days prior to the course start date, you will receive a credit towards a future course.
  • If cancellation is from an international student requiring visa support, there will be an additional 15% administrative that is non-refundable that applies to all cancellations noted.
  • If a workshop is cancelled due to a serious economic or political crisis the students will be given full credit towards a future workshop.



CSI reserves the right to change course schedules, modify course content, substitute instructors and cancel workshops when necessary. In the event that a workshop is cancelled or rescheduled we will notify you a minimum of 14 calendar days prior to the scheduled starting date. CSI encourages the purchase of refundable airline tickets and is not liable for any expenses incurred by the student/company due to the cancellation of a workshops. Workshops may be cancelled for reasons including, but not limited to low student enrollment, resource conflicts, or other factors that would prohibit quality delivery of training services.

Class Participation: We encourage full attendance to all modules. Failure to attend all days may effect passing the final certification exam.

Attendee Substitution: Attendee substitutions are acceptable as long as we have been notified at least two working days before the workshop starts.

Recording of Workshops: CSI does not permit the audio or visual recording or taping of any lectures or demonstrations.

  • 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.

    July 13th - 17th 2020, PEI 4 Day workshop with optional 5th Day

    July 27th - July 31st, 2020, Regina SK - Custom Workshop

    August 10th - 14th 2020, ONLINE

    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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