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Solar Panel (Noncredit)

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Contact: Short Term VocationalTitle: DepartmentContact: stv@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Solar Panel (Noncredit)

Certificate of Completion
#38105

This short-term program is intended to provide students with the skills and knowledge to start a career in solar panel technology. Essential topics related to solar power and energy are covered including fundamental solar panel and electrical components. Students will gain an understanding of an overview of solar panel manufacturing, installation and maintenance, as preparation for entrance into apprenticeship programs and the construction industry.

Program Learning Outcomes

Required Courses

Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
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    • Energy Auditors

      Energy Auditors

      SOC Career Code: 13-1199.01

      Conduct energy audits of buildings, building systems, or process systems. May also conduct investment grade audits of buildings or systems.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $66.68

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $75,716.07
      Annual Job Openings
      24,474

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Solar Energy Systems Engineers

      Solar Energy Systems Engineers

      SOC Career Code: 17-2199.11

      Perform site-specific engineering analysis or evaluation of energy efficiency and solar projects involving residential, commercial, or industrial customers. Design solar domestic hot water and space heating systems for new and existing structures, applying knowledge of structural energy requirements, local climates, solar technology, and thermodynamics.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $84.37

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $111,200.26
      Annual Job Openings
      2,298

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Solar Sales Representatives and Assessors

      Solar Sales Representatives and Assessors

      SOC Career Code: 41-4011.07

      Contact new or existing customers to determine their solar equipment needs, suggest systems or equipment, or estimate costs.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $81.22

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $84,940.82
      Annual Job Openings
      5,202

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Solar Energy Installation Managers

      Solar Energy Installation Managers

      SOC Career Code: 47-1011.03

      Direct work crews installing residential or commercial solar photovoltaic or thermal systems.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $61.27

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $72,477.91
      Annual Job Openings
      9,470

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Solar Photovoltaic Installers

      Solar Photovoltaic Installers

      SOC Career Code: 47-2231.00

      Assemble, install, or maintain solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on roofs or other structures in compliance with site assessment and schematics. May include measuring, cutting, assembling, and bolting structural framing and solar modules. May perform minor electrical work such as current checks.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $32.16

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $46,162.23
      Annual Job Openings
      998

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians

      Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians

      SOC Career Code: 47-4099.02

      Install or repair solar energy systems designed to collect, store, and circulate solar-heated water for residential, commercial or industrial use.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $46.21

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $45,579.56
      Annual Job Openings
      597

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
Certificate Information

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  • Solar Panel (Noncredit)

    Certificate of Completion
    #38105

    This short-term program is intended to provide students with the skills and knowledge to start a career in solar panel technology. Essential topics related to solar power and energy are covered including fundamental solar panel and electrical components. Students will gain an understanding of an overview of solar panel manufacturing, installation and maintenance, as preparation for entrance into apprenticeship programs and the construction industry.

    Program Learning Outcomes

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    VOC SPT
    Solar Panel Technology
    VOC FSF
    Tool Use and Field Service Fundamentals

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Department Contact

Contact: Short Term VocationalTitle: DepartmentContact: stv@mtsac.edu

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Hours: 8:30 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.Location: Building 40-101Phone: (909) 274-4220