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Sustainable Energy Technician Certificate of Applied Science

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The Sustainable Energy Technology Certificate of Applied Science program prepares students for operation and maintenance jobs in the rapidly expanding sustainable energy industry. Program graduates have general skills in industrial safety, electrical troubleshooting, circuit analysis, hydraulic and pneumatic system operation and mechanical system repair. These skills are built on a strong educational foundation in math, writing, communications and computing. The program is designed to prepare students for employment in high skill, high demand jobs in wind, solar, geothermal, electronic, and power generation as entry level technicians.


  • Demonstrate communication, problem solving and technical skills with individual and team learning exercises.
  • Develop a sense of pride in the students work and the desire to progress and excel in the Wind Energy Technology profession.
  • Students demonstrate the use of equipment and techniques typically used in the Wind Energy Technician field.
  • Obtain the skills that will promote occupational growth and life-long learning.


  • Hands-on skills tests
  • Student evaluations and student portfolios
  • Noel-Levitz Student Satisfactory Survey
  • Graduate Placement Survey
  • Survey of senior Alumni
  • Capstone Course Advisory Board

1st Semester

Total: 18

2nd Semester

Total: 15

Minimum Credits for Certificate of Applied Science in Energy Technology: 33

* Offered only in the Fall
** Offered only in the Spring

This program is designed for entry in the fall semester, students that enter in the spring semester will not be able to finish the certificate in one year.

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