Advanced Energy Technician

Quick Facts

  • Program: Electronics Technology
  • Pathway: STEM
  • Campus: South

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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Job Titles & Career Info

Our Program

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
  • Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Personal & social responsibility
  • Teamwork
  • 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



Level 1

How Much Time & Money to Finish?

2023–2024 Academic Year

Degree or Certificate Program Title Semester Credit Hours Total Tuition & Fees
AAS Electronics Technology: Advanced Energy Technician 60 $4,140
CRT1 Renewable Energy Technology 29 $2,001


  • Tuition is based on in-state, in-county rates.
  • Totals do not include textbooks and other materials.

Continuing Education Programs

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.

Next steps

Start on Your Pathway!


South Campus

Mechanical & Industrial Technology Department

Call 817-515-4768

South Campus

Sophy George
Department Chair


South Campus

Jean Yanes
Career Advisor


Updated October 30, 2023