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Fundamentals: Clean Energy Power Plants, Operations & Maintenance APRE 3100

Applied Research Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

**This course is temporarily being fully funded for Canadian citizens and permanent residents by Canadian Colleges for a Resilient Recovery (C2R2) and the Government of Canada. Please contact Gurprit_Rajpal@bcit.ca for more information and to register.** ​This course combines theoretical studies with hands-on project work. Integrated with BCIT's virtual platform and experiential learning tool, this online course provides students with hands-on knowledge and understanding of foundational concepts in smart grid/microgrid technologies employed in renewable energy applications and the operation and maintenance of the microgrids, especially in remote and isolated communities. This online course intends to give learners the digital skills, introductory content, and basic familiarity, understanding, and opportunity to engage in the design process of their microgrids and exposure to the operation and maintenance of clean energy microgrids. ​

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

2.5

Domestic fees

$663.06

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of APRE 3100 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 91613

Duration

Fri Feb 16 - Sat Mar 16 (5 weeks)

  • 5 weeks
  • CRN 91613
  • Domestic fees $663.06
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 16 - Mar 16 Sat 09:00 - 13:00 Online
Feb 16 - Mar 16 Fri 18:00 - 20:00 Online
Instructor

Minoo Shariat-Zadeh

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$663.06

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  5. This course is part of a training initiative to provide workers with new skills needed to support a clean economy. **It is temporarily being fully funded for Canadian citizens and permanent residents by Canadian Colleges for a Resilient Recovery (C2R2) and the Government of Canada. Please contact Guprit Rajpal at Gurprit_Rajpal@bcit.ca for more information and to register.** If you do not have a BCIT student ID number and would like to take this microcredential, please create one first before emailing the SMART department with your registration request. Create one by clicking here: secure.bcit.ca/sis/reg/ Students Wrap-around Support: If you are interested in this course but do not have access to a computer or internet access, funding may be available to assist. Please contact Guprit Rajpal at Gurprit_Rajpal@bcit.ca for more information.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • ​Explain basic concepts of electrical systems;
  • ​Explain basic theories such as Ohm's Law;
  • Describe the basics of electricity generation;
  • Understand and explain smart grid technologies;
  • Evaluate safety guidelines and standards;
  • Understand the ​fundamentals of system operation and maintenance;
  • Review and extract information from technical sheets and users manuals;
  • Apply the information provided by alarms, history reports, fault detection/diagnostics, or analytics; and
  • Evaluate actions and strategies to use control systems to ensure efficient operations​

Effective as of Winter 2024

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