Solar Photovoltaics

Registration now open for first course

Electrical Principles for Alternative Energy

 Class starts Jan 8, 2018 

To register, please call after January 2nd, 2018 to the Registration office at 801-957-5200 Opt. #1 



Is solar growing in UTAH?  ABSOLUTELY! 

Utah ranks as the #6 state with Demand for Solar Workforce Development

Solar Jobs in 2015 = 2679

Solar Jobs in 2016 = 4408

65% increase! 


Facts on the Utah Solar Industry*

There are currently more than 108 solar companies at work throughout Utah, employing 4,408 people.

Over the next five years, Utah is expected to install an additional 1,463 MW of solar electric capacity.

*Date source:  Solar Energy Industries Association® --

Click here to download the fact sheet.  


The Solar Foundation's National Solar Jobs Census 2016!  

Here are some of the Highlights from the report.



The Solar Photovoltaic Program offers the following Certificates of Achievement: 

Solar Photovoltaics Sales Certificate: The Solar Photovoltaic Sales Certificate is desgined to prepare students for entering or advancing their career in the solar photovoltaic industry. The courses prepare students to conduct site evaluations and properly size systems based on the unique needs of each prospective project. Course material meets the education requirement for and is based on the NABCEP PV Technical Sales certification content.  

Solar Photovoltaic Installation Certificate: This series of three courses represents 135* total hours of formal education that thoroughly covers the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Job Task Analysis. This certificate acknowledges an understanding of and experience in overall system installation and maintenencae. It is designed for the person responsible for installation such as contractor, foreman or supervisor. *This includes 45 hours of Advanced PV topics as required by NABCEP.



Contact Program Manager/Coordinator for upcoming courses.