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Construction Management with Solar Power

Course Description

The Associate of Applied Science Construction Management with Solar Power program trains students in the fundamentals of construction management, Solar Photovoltaic, Solar Thermal, electricity and weatherization techniques. Students in this field learn to develop skills in engineering support and construction. Classes cover topics that include residential and commercial solar power generation. Students learn structural engineering, electricity to include Photovoltaic and plumbing. Students learn the importance of applying building and safety codes. Students learn to use various hand and power tools, drills, saws, ladders, and safety gear in the fields mentioned above. This program prepares individuals to test after graduation for the entry level test in NABCEP – Entry level Photovoltaic (Solar Electric) and Solar Thermal (Solar Hot Water). Upon completion students will receive an Associate of Applied Science Construction Management With Solar Power degree.

Upon successful graduation from this program, graduates should be able to;

  • Qualify for positions as apprentice electricians, solar thermal technician, plumbing assistant, and the construction trades;
  • Qualify for positions within the manufacturing industries, local and federal government agencies, computer consulting firms, or education centers;
  • Have the ability to utilize project management skills;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of employment relationships;
  • Qualify for construction management positions;
  • Develop well-rounded managerial and business skills.

Additional Information

Quick Facts: Construction Management with Solar Power

Total Quarter Credit hours 98 Clock Hours 1360
Estimated completion time: 13 months (20 months night)
This program offered during the day and evening hours at the Branch Campus.
  • NABCEP – Entry level Photovoltaics (Solar Electric) & Solar Thermal (Solar Hot Water)
  • ALA (Electrical Lighting Efficiency)
  • BPI – Building Analyst (Weatherization)
  • 17-2199.11 Solar Energy Systems Engineers
  • 41-4011.07 Solar Sales Representatives and Assessors
  • 47-1011.03 Solar Energy Installation Managers
  • 47-4099.02 Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians
  • 47-4099.01 Solar Photovoltaic Installers
  • 47-4099.00 Construction and Related Workers, All Other
  • 49-9098.00 Helpers Installation, Maintenance and Repair Workers