Sustainable Energy Certificate

Program Code: 1C35041

The Sustainable Energy Certificate provides students with a career path for attaining the communication skills, practical knowledge, and technical training necessary for pursuing a career in sustainable technologies certification. Students completing this certificate will develop an advanced understanding of the technologies involved in the sustainable 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
AC/R 105 C Electricity for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration I3
EST 130 CSolar Photovoltaics-install3
or EST 135 C Solar Concentrators-Hot Water
EST 140 CWind Turbine Drive Trains3
or EST 145 C Wind Turbine Power Generation
EST 150 CAdvanced Geo-thermal Concepts3
AC/R 100 C Principles of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer3
Total Units22