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Seven Oaks School Division
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Apr 01, 2023
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Sustainable Energy


​​Duration​Intake Date​s​Work Practicum​​Potential Credentials
​1 year
(10 months of study)
​Two months during each semester

​First Aid certification

Confined space training

Scissor lift training

Harness training and fall protection

WHMIS training


Sustainable Energy.pngSustainable Energy​ introduces you to a variety of careers in this developing industry.

As with all Seven Oaks CVE programs, we provide technical training through in-class theory and work experience so you can learn by doing and through on-the-job training.



Some possible career opportunities are:

  • Sustainability coordinator
  • Solar, wind, biomass and geothermal technician
  • Waste management coordinator
  • Sustainable transportation industry
  • Sustainable food production industry
  • Bee apiarist
  • Sustainable energy systems designer


  • Completion of core courses (done in semester one of Grade 11)
  • Interest in working in the Sustainable Energy Industry
  • Participation in an interview
  • Completion of a CVE application
  • Presentation of a certified transcript of marks​
  • Age cap of 25 years of age​

Individuals who have completed Grade 12 are an adult learner or reside outside the division are encouraged to submit an application.

This course takes place for one full-time semester in Grade 11 and one full-time semester in Grade 12 under the guidance of your teacher and experienced workers in the industry.

  • Sustainable energies including solar, wind, geothermal and biomass
  • Perform a solar/wind system inspection
  • Perform basic maintenance and service
  • Understand and use theory applied to operating systems
  • Solar and geothermal heating systems
  • Sustainable food production
  • Alternative construction methods
  • Tool safety and maintenance
  • Working with bees
  • Communicate and work with peers, employers, and customers
  • Work independently or as part of a team
  • Solve problems
  • Demonstrate employability skills

Upon completion of this program you will earn a minimum of 8 high school credits.

** A registration fee may apply. **​