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Renewable Energy Technician - Solar Thermal

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Program Overview

​LATTC offers a series of courses for individuals interested in working in the new, emerging renewable energy and energy efficiency industry. This degree program includes courses that enable individuals to: (1) have the requisite knowledge and skills to obtain employment in the energy/utility sector, (2) be prepared to obtain solar thermal installation and maintenance entry-level occupations, and (3) obtain skills and expertise to pursue other renewable energy and/or energy efficiency occupations.

By fulfilling the program requirements, students have the necessary knowledge and skills for a career in residential and commercial solar thermal and renewable energy-related occupations.


Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Upon completion of the Degree program, students will be able to:

  • Perform solar thermal installations and maintenance work utilizing hand and power tools.
  • Certify the proper and safe operation of solar thermal systems utilizing proper test equipment.
  • Calculate solar thermal system efficiency, performance, and installation costs.

Program Details

Award Title Award Type Required Course Units Total Major Units GE
Renewable Energy Technician: Solar Thermal AS 38 42 21
Renewable Energy Technician: Solar Thermal - Installation and Maintenance Technician C 30 30  

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