Solar Panel

Certificate of Completion

This short-term program is intended to provide students with the skills and knowledge to start a career in solar panel technology. Essential topics related to solar power and energy are covered including fundamental solar panel and electrical components. Students will gain an understanding of an overview of solar panel manufacturing, installation and maintenance, as preparation for entrance into apprenticeship programs and the construction industry.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be prepared to enter into Solar Panel manufacturing/installation jobs.
  • Students will be employed or seeking employment in the field or a related field.  
  • Students will demonstrate job readiness skills.

Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Solar Panel Technology
Tool Use and Field Service Fundamentals

Recommended Elective

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Fundamentals of Sustainability

Vocational Studies

Continuing Education classes, also known as “Noncredit,” are financially supported by the state of California and are offered tuition-free. Noncredit classes are designed to provide students with a high-quality learning experience with the opportunity to gain new skills and embark on new career pathways. Noncredit programs at Mt. SAC include Adult Basic Education (ABE), Education for Older Adults (EOA), English as a Second Language (ESL), Short-Term Vocational (STV), Vocational Re-Entry (VRE), and IMPACT/Adults with Disabilities (AWD). Below are certificate opportunities in the STV and VRE programs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall TermUnits
VOC SPT Solar Panel Technology 0
VOC FSF Tool Use and Field Service Fundamentals 0
 Total Units0
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