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Renewable Energy

Workforce development skills training in sustainable energy solutions

Start your career in sustainable energy solutions.

This course introduces participants to conventional energy systems, conversion technologies and new sustainable, renewable energy options. The program encourages critical thinking about the interaction of energy, environment and society and the development of energy resources, energy demand, and it’s impact on climate change and our natural environment. Youth will gain not only theory but hands-on experience with testing and installing solar panels, analyzing old buildings and designing retrofitting plans to mitigate energy loss and improve efficiency.


Youth aged 15-30 facing barriers to education and employment with upward mobility. Must be eligible to work in Canada, current students are not eligible.


Residential, paid work experience and skills training in in theory and practice of new sustainable energy production and updating traditional modes.


Renewable Energy Skills training is available at our Perth Andover, New Brunswick Campus and our Durham, Ontario Campus.


Programs run for 6 weeks at a time on a rolling basis throughout the year.


Complete the application form and tell us why you think you are a good fit for the program!

Brilliant futures start here.


get paid to learn

Spend 6 weeks living, learning and working at one of our beautiful campuses developing skills for your future career and getting paid for your time.

build a support network

Everyone who interacts with Elephant Thoughts becomes part of an international family of incredible humans who will be there to support you along your journey.

invest in yourself

Gain incredible experiences, skills, certifications and connections that will help you achieve your career and life goals.

Let's get down to the nitty gritty


– Legally able to work in Canada

– Not currently enrolled in high school or post secondary education

– Between the ages of 15 and 30

The ideal candidate for this program is an individual with a passion to learn and grow but faces barriers (social, geographic, mental, physical, economic, etc.)  to achieving their goals. 

30 hours of training or working time per week for 6-8 weeks. 

Youth participants must complete WHIMIS for all programs and an online food handling course for culinary arts, prior to gaining access to the program. All costs will be covered by Elephant Thoughts.​

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