solar electric installer on roof with panels
solar electric installer on roof with panels

Solar Electric Basics

Central New Mexico Community College
Online - Scheduled Course
October 4, 2021 - October 19, 2021
7 Hours per Week
3 Estimated Weeks

Learners from this course say they have been hired by:

Open Affordable Solar websiteOpen Osceola Solar websiteOpen New Mexico Solar Group websiteOpen Sol Luna Solar website


Start your career in the Solar Electric Industry

Solar Electric Basics is an introduction to the core fundamentals related to solar energy. This course is intended for people who are just launching new careers in the solar industry, as well as people wanting to explore the core fundamentals of solar energy, photovoltaic principles.

Jobs in the Solar Industry are Growing

There are many work opportunities where solar energy fundamental knowledge would be beneficial to the position. Photovoltaic knowledge is useful in:

  • construction trades
  • electrical trades
  • engineering
  • code enforcement
  • firefighting
  • city planning
  • manufacturing
  • energy production and distribution
  • energy efficiency
  • real estate

    This is an online course. You will learn the fundamentals of photovoltaic (PV) systems and installation best practices.

Additional Attendance Information

Self-paced, online, but does meet face to face, one evening per week, Tuesdays from 7-8pm

Jobs & Careers
Solar Photovoltaic Installers
Solar Energy Installation Managers
Solar Energy Systems Engineers
Solar Sales Representatives & Assessors

College Details

Central New Mexico Community College

Located alongside the picturesque Sandia Mountains, Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) is the largest higher education institution in New Mexico in terms of undergraduate enrollment, serving more than 22,000 learners. Representatives from businesses and industries help CNM develop programs to ensure that CNM students acquire the skills needed for success in the workplace. CNM offers associate degrees and certificates in more than 100 fields of study, and accelerated, non-credit skills training that quickly connects learners to high-demand careers in the region’s economy. Many of the courses offered on this platform are managed via CNM Ingenuity, a non-profit division of CNM, focused on intensive training, entrepreneurship, and economic development. CNM Ingenuity partners with the College to explore and deliver new modes of education in in-demand career fields.

REFUND POLICY: For courses with a rolling start date or on-demand, Ingenuity will provide a refund so long as your cancellation is received at least 2-business days from the time of your registration and you have not activated any of the course assets (e.g. access codes).


Refunds are processed according to the form of payment received (check or credit card).

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