Solar Electric Basics
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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
- code enforcement
- city planning
- 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
Central New Mexico Community Collegehttps://www.cnm.edu/
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.