Solar Energy - School of Trades, Technology, Sustainability and Professional Studies
About the Program
If you are a mechanically minded, self-motivated and well-organized visual thinker, a career in the field of solar energy might just turn you on! SFCC's new Solar Energy certificate provides you with the skills required to design, plan, install and troubleshoot photovoltaic solar electric energy systems.
The certificate will also include a foundation in AC and DC electricity, grid tie applications, and an introduction to solar thermal systems. You will acquire the skills you need to begin working in the solar industry or apply your solar energy skills and knowledge to the green building sector, both of which are exploding in job growth.
- Solar industry sales and technical support
- Solar photovoltaic system installer
- Solar hot water system installer
- Solar software applications developer
- Solar system design engineer
- Solar construction project manager
- Solar transport/Hazmat driver
Read more about green jobs in the solar energy field
- Mother Jones: 2014 was the biggest year for solar power ever
- New Mexico Business Weekly: Solar, tech work markets brighten
- American Solar Energy Society - How to Land a Green-Collar Job
- Careers in Solar Energy
Other Web Links:
- U.S Department of Energy: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
- Find courses in the current catalog
- See the current class schedule
For more information, please contact the School of Trades, Technology, Sustainability, and Professional Studies, 505-428-1251, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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