Grow skill sets the solar industry is looking for!
GRID Alternatives trains and leads teams of job trainees and community volunteers installing solar electrical systems on homes belonging to low-income families. The Solar Installation Basics Training (IBT) 200 program is a certificate course designed to help trainees develop the skills solar industry employers are looking for. Participants gain vital hands-on experience installing solar in their communities, and access to potential employment opportunities.
GRID Alternatives’ hands-on approach to photovoltaic installation training offers participants opportunity to gain skill sets which may lead to a successful transition to the solar industry. Through GRID’s “classroom on the roof” model, trainees gain hands-on real-world experience, empowering participants to take initiative to enhance their quality of life.
Earn Certificates & Showcase Your Skills
Solar Installation Basics Training (IBT) 200 Program certified job candidates have the following benefits:
- Occupational Safety Health Administration - (OSHA) 10 hour certification
- American Red Cross CPR / First Aid Certificate
- Central Valley GRID Alternatives – Industry recognized Solar Installation Basics training certificates
- Showcase your skills to employers looking for entry level installers
GRID’s Solar Installation Basic Training (IBT) 200 is a 5-week program consisting of formalized classroom settings coupled with hands-on training labs and a practical application of occupational skill sets in real-world scenarios.
- Program length- 5-week dedication
- Classes / Labs – Monday - Friday 8am – 5pm
- 11 on site solar installations – 5:15am – 3pm
- Total experience hours - 200
- Individual Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) provided - Hard hat, Safety glasses and Gloves