The Skills Certificate in Solar Design, Estimation, Finance, and Sales prepares students
for technical operations and customer-facing jobs, and provides introductory training
for workers looking to transition within the trades or from related fields. The program
focuses on residential photovoltaics (PV) applications, but offers pre par - atory
material relevant to thermal and commercial applications. The certificate stacks into
the longer Certificates of Achievement and Associate degree programs in the ESTM department.
The program includes preparatory material relevant to credentials from the North American
Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP).