Entry Level Solar PV Installer Program

Five-day intensive training teaches the basic technology and skills required for entry-level knowledge of the design and installation of solar photovoltaic systems.

Organization Name: 
Hocking College Energy Institute
Discipline: 
Solar
Degree : 
Certification
Location: 
Logan, OH
Website: 
http://www.hocking.edu/energyinstitute

The Hocking College Energy Institute opened in September 2009. Hocking College was awarded a .6 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration for the construction of an innovative learning facility near the Logan-Hocking Industrial Park in Hocking County.

The Energy Institute features green building design aspects and hands-on learning labs for students studying in the college's advanced energy, fuel cells, and vehicular hybrids training programs.

The Hocking College Energy Institute has achieved LEED Platinum certification through the US Green Building Council (USGBC). This is the highest level of certification allowed by USGBC and is a testament to Hocking's commitment to green collar education. Hocking College began offering advanced energy training in 2003.

We are the only two-year college in Ohio that offers associate degrees centered on advanced energies. The energy institute facility that acts as a learning lab for students studying in our Advanced Energy & Fuel Cells and Automotive Hybrids program.