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Workforce Training & Continuing Education

Solar Photovoltaic Workshops

With our new dedicated classroom and outdoor training yard, we are expanding the hands-on lab activities and workshops to increase skills and qualifications for individuals already working in the solar industry.

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Workshops:                                                    

Solar Design

PV Battery Storage

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This program has been approved for STIT funding (50% discount for individuals) while funds are available
For Individual Job Seekers

The Utah Legislature provides Short-Term Intensive Training (STIT) funds for Utah State residents who enroll in specific non-credit, short-term training courses. These funds cover 50% of the course cost and are available until depleted. At that point, the course cost will return to the regular cost. STIT funding is for individual job seekers. For employers interested in funding support, please see information about Custom Fit.

For Employers

Using funds provided by the Utah State Legislature, Custom Fit provides short-term, non-credit training designed to grow, train, and retain an efficient and productive workforce. For-profit companies can use these funds to share the cost of incumbent worker training. Apply for Custom Fit funds to determine eligibility.

Courses - Fall 2021

Course
Title
Prerequisite
Course WTST 0674
Title COMMERCIAL GRID-TIE PV SYSTEM
Prerequisite
Description

Learn and eperience the basic process of designing, installing and commissioning a commercial grid-tied PV system. Complete 4 hours of online course work prior to the hands-on lab activity which will be held the last Saturday of each month through November. 

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FAQs

Certification offers the public a high degree of protection because practitioners have to voluntarily meet standards and qualifications and pass an exam.

Promotes consumer confidence and differentiates the certificate holder from competitors
Validates extra resources spent on training and gaining experience
Allows for installer mobility as the market moves from state to state

Yes, workshops have been approved through NABCEP to provide CEU credits for both PVIP and PVS certification holders. Check each course for the specific credits to earn.

Also approved through UTAH DOPL for re-licensing credits for both Electricians and Contractors.