The Construction Technology Specialty in Solar Power Program trains students in the fundamentals of Solar Photovoltaic, Solar Thermal, basic electricity and basic weatherization techniques. Students in this field learn to develop basic skills in engineering support and construction. Classes cover topics that include residential and commercial solar power generation. Students learn basic structural engineering, basic electricity to include Photovoltaic and plumbing. Students learn the importance of applying building and safety codes. Students learn to use various hand 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).
Students completing the Construction Technology Specialty in Solar Power Program will be eligible to enroll in the Associate of Applied Science Construction Management with Solar Power Program.
Upon successful completion, graduates of the Associate of Applied Science Construction Technology Specialty in Solar Power Program will be able to:
Out-of-School assignments will be required in some classes.