Solar Energy Certificate

Program Code: 1C33913

The Solar Energy Certificate provides students with a career path for attaining the communication skills, practical knowledge, and technical training necessary for pursuing a career in solar technologies certification. Students completing this certificate will develop an advanced understanding of the technologies involved in the solar energy industry. To earn this certificate, complete the required courses as listed with a minimum grade of “C”. At least 50% of all major course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required Courses Are Listed in Suggested Sequence
EST 100 C Renewable and Sustainable Energy3
EST 110 CTools and Safety2
EST 120 CDigital Controls and Inverters2
EST 130 CSolar Photovoltaics-install3
EST 135 CSolar Concentrators-Hot Water3
AC/R 105 C Electricity for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration I3
Total Units16