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Renewable Energy Certificate Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this certificate:

  • Wind Turbine Technician/Installer
  • Solar Hot Water Technician/Installer
  • Photovoltaic Technician/Installer
  • Anaerobic Digester Technician/Installer
  • Biofuel Refinery Operator/Technician

Wisconsin Technical College Renewable Energy Certificate Programs

The Madison Area Technical College Renewable Energy Certificate is designed to provide students with the theoretical knowledge necessary for a career in energy management and renewable energy technology. Students acquire hands-on skills in troubleshooting, maintenance, installation, operation and repair and replacement of related equipment. The certificate requires a minimum of 12 credits of coursework. Students may choose from online and face-to-face courses in several areas of emphasis including: transportation, photovoltaics, solar thermal, wind, and biomass. Certificate credits may be combined with additional coursework to enhance traditional diploma, degree, transfer and associate degree programs at Madison Area Technical College. The credits may also be combined with additional training, job experience, and/or professional examinations to qualify for certification by national renewable energy institutions. Incumbent trade workers and technical professionals are also encouraged to investigate how a Renewable Energy Certificate may relate to their current work or business practices. Certificate courses are developed and taught by renewable energy experts who are members of the Consortium for Education in Renewable Energy Technology (CERET, Through this collaborative relationship, Madison Area Technical College offers students the chance to enroll in cutting-edge courses taught from locations across the United States. 

Renewable Energy Certificate Pathway Certificate Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Certificate
Madison College Renewable Energy Certificate at Madison College