Solar Energy Certificate

Program Goals Statement

This certificate is designed to help individuals understand the fastest growing form of power generation in the world - solar power. Students will learn about design requirements, installation guidelines, materials, and resources of green energy systems. Key concepts include the basics of electrical circuits, sustainable practices, and conservation measures. Students will also be trained in energy assessment, auditing and efficiency. Upon completion of this certificate, graduates will be prepared to work in entry-level positions in energy-related fields.

Program Information

Graduates will qualify to take the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) PV Entry Level exam

Enter or enhance your educational experience by going "green" in real estate, construction, management, architecture, or engineering

After Bristol

Be prepared to play an essential part in the planning, organizing, and managing of renewable energy projects nationwide.

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Academic Area

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Degree Offered

Certificate of Recognition in Solar Energy

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Program Contact

Mary Rapien
Program Coordinator

Adrienne Foster Scharf
Dean of STEM


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