How to Get Solar Training in California

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The U.S. Department of Energy gave the $3.5 million of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to the California Solar Training Partnership for them to build a training and resource center to train individuals to be prepared for the many solar energy jobs in the state.

istock_000005027131small  san franciscoThe center is one of nine throughout the country that are part of the Installer Instructor Training Network. This center will allow California to establish itself as a leader in the solar energy industry with a highly qualified workforce. It will also build the work force and develop additional solar energy job opportunities.

This nationwide network has designed Solar training programs in California that fits  specific needs for solar and other alternative energy sources in compliance with state laws. It will develop professionals, trainers and installers for photovoltaic solar panels as well as solar water heaters, heating and cooling systems.

It endorses solar energy job training programs at the community college as well as high school levels within the state of California. It's main goal is to prepare the future workforce to be able to fill the solar energy job opportunities as well as other alternative energy jobs 

Not only can an individual get trained for one of the many careers that go along with solar energy installations, operations and maintenance, they can also become educators. As the demand from solar energy companies for well trained people rises so will the need for people to train them.

Solar energy is on the rise and its demand is not slowing, so a career in solar energy or in solar energy education is becoming steadier. Getting the training now will put you ahead of others who may want to enter the field. The sooner you get trained the sooner you will be qualified to obtain one of the solar energy jobs that are available in California.

Boots on the Roof, a leading Renewable energy training institute, is enrolling students into its Solar Energy and Wind Power Training classes. For more information on qualifications, Training Dates and Locations, click here.