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Careers in the Solar Energy Industry

Find a new job or expand the capabilities of your current business

Colorado Mountain College’s solar training programs are designed to prepare you for a career in the solar industry.  You’ll acquire hands-on skills in installation, operation, monitoring, repair and replacement of solar equipment.  Each program will prepare you to take one of three North American Board for Certified Energy Practitioners, Inc.’s  (NABCEP) certificate exams based on the area of study you have completed.

Colorado Mountain College solar energy students work on a installation.You will be ready for a career as:

  • Entry-level solar thermal technician
  • Entry-level photovoltaic technician
  • Renewable Energy Technology sales personnel
  • Entry-level renewable energy technology process technicians

Already working in related trades or own a plumbing, electrical, HVAC or construction business? A certificate can payoff with:

  • Career advancement
  • Better employability
  • Diverse skills for better income stability
  • Expanded services and market for your business