Advanced Energy Technician
Love technology and want to learn how it is used to improve energy and use of our natural resources? Our Advanced Energy Technician program is for you!
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Why choose Advanced Energy Technician?
- Learn about solar & wind based renewable energy
- Prepare to work in the field of renewable energy
- Increase your understanding of mechanical & electrical systems
- Receive hands-on training
Prepare for what you will do at work
- Collect various types of data about energy systems
- Solar photovoltaic installers:
- Assemble, set up & maintain systems that convert sunlight into energy
- Plan and/or install solar photovoltaic systems based on system requirements
- Wind turbine service technicians:
- Install, maintain & repair systems that convert wind into energy
- Maintain, inspect & troubleshoot wind systems
Marketable skills you will learn
- Critical thinking
- Personal & social responsibility
- Computer literacy
Before you enroll, think about:
For our program
- You must earn college-ready scores on the TSI math section and be ready to start on the Algebraic Math Pathway.
- You must satisfy all pre-requisite electronic courses before you can take the advanced energy courses.
Once on the job
- Once you earn your A.A.S. degree in Advanced Energy Technician, you will be prepared to start your career in the field of renewable energy.
- You will be working with outside and may have to travel to different locations.
- You will have to learn to use a variety of electrical tools and measuring systems.
Need a boost to get ready for college?
Talk to your advisor about Developmental Studies if your TSI scores say you need some help in math or reading and writing.
Degrees & Certificates
Occupational Skills Award
How Much Time & Money to Finish?
|Degree or Certificate||Program Title||Hours||Total Tuition & Fees|
|AAS||Electronics Technology - Advanced Energy Technician||60||$3,840|
|CRT1||Oil and Gas Production Technology||29||$1,856|
|CRT1||Renewable Energy Technology||29||$1,856|
|OSA||Fundamentals of Oil and Gas Production||12||$768|
- Tuition is based on in-state, in-county rates.
- Totals do not include textbooks and other materials.
Time commitments and fees vary depending on the course.
Earn More Choices & More Money
Transfer to a college or university to continue your studies. Earning a bachelor’s degree opens the door to promotion opportunities.
Start on Your Pathway!
Mechanical & Industrial Technology Department
Career & Technical Education (CTE) Advisor
Updated September 07, 2021