Solar Electric Technician

Solar Electric Technician

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

The Solar Electric Technician program prepares technicians to design, install, operate, and maintain solar and wind electricity generating systems for both
residential and light commercial applications.

Technicians perform site assessments and integrate new renewable electricity systems with current existing energy sources. Renewable electricity technicians
may be involved in the sale or marketing of solar PV and wind energy technologies.

The Solar Electric Technician program is offered at Wisconsin Rapids Campus.

Jobs

  • Condition Monitoring Technician
  • Controls Technician
  • Customer Service Representitative
  • Electrical Worker/Laborer
  • Measurement Technician
  • Photovoltaic System Installation, Maintenance, and Service Technician
  • Photovoltaic System Sales Representative
  • Service Technician
  • Solar PV Site Assessor
  • Wind Farm Service Technician
  • Wind System Installation, Maintenance, and Service Technician
  • Wind System Sales Representative

Courses

Catalog# Title Credits
Term: 1
10103106 Microsoft Office-Introduction 3.00
10480101 Intro to Renewable Energy Systems 4.00
10605108 Intro to Electronics 2.00
-or-
10605105 Electrical Circuits I 3.00
10623106 Intro to AutoCAD 2.00
10801198 Speech 3.00
-or-
10801196 Oral/Interpersonal Communication 3.00
10804107 College Mathematics 3.00
(17 Credits)
Term: 2
10462116 Metal Fabrication 3.00
-or-
10462114 Metals & Machining 3.00
10482105 Intermediate Electrical Theory & Applications 3.00
10482107 Construction Fundamentals 2.00
10482110 Photovoltaic System Design & Installation 1 3.00
10801195 Written Communication 3.00
-or-
10801136 English Composition 1 3.00
10809196 Intro to Sociology 3.00
(17 Credits)
Term: 3
10103124 Excel-Intermediate 1.00
10150101 Network Fundamentals 3.00
10482101 Solar Site Assessment & Evaluation 3.00
10482111 Photovoltaic System Design & Installation 2 3.00
10482115 Grid-Tied Renewable Electric Systems 2.00
10482120 Wind Energy System Design and Installation 3.00
Elective 2.00
(17 Credits)
Term: 4
10482116 Stand-Alone Renewable Electric Systems 2.00
10482150 Advanced Renewable Electric Systems 2.00
10605117 Programmable Logic Controllers - Beginning 3.00
10806112 Principles of Sustainability 3.00
10809122 Intro to American Government 3.00
10809144 Macroeconomics 3.00
-or-
10809143 Microeconomics 3.00
Elective 1.00
(17 Credits)
Total Credits: 68