Solar Energy Technician Diploma Program

It’s an exciting time to be choosing an education in energy systems. Developing alternative energy sources and energy efficiency solutions is imperative, which puts the skills learned in these programs in high demand. If you’re interested in breaking ground on new energy sources or you simply want to help urban communities make better use of existing energy sources and control their energy costs, this is the ideal program for you.

About The Program

What You Will Learn In The Classroom

Within the course curriculum, students will learn basic fundamentals, classroom theory, laboratory projects and field work. This learning model gives our students the opportunity to put their knowledge into action in a safe and co-operative learning environment.

 

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What You Will Learn In The Labs

This curriculum is designed to provide classroom and lab “hands-on” training in the Solar Photovoltaic and Solar Thermal fields. Students in the program will develop a wide range of knowledge and skills that cover everything from system design and installation to maintenance.

 

What You Will Learn Outside of the Regular Classroom Setting

TPI-MAS helps students recognize the choices they have in life and how to control how they think to change the way they live their lives. Students will understand how the human mind works and how their beliefs and attitudes influence the present and shape the future. The program encourages students to have a positive outlook and strive for goals despite any challenges and obstacles.

The Enriched Academy program will teach you how to manage your money and build a solid financial future.

Courses

Introduction To Solar Photovoltaic

Students will be introduced to the understanding of direct solar energy which generates electricity directly into either storage…

Building Layout And Blueprint Reading

In this module the student will learn the basics of building layout and blueprint reading in order to organize a project so that…

Solar Thermal

This subject will enable the student to understand the theory of indirect solar energy conversion to thermal application such…

Basic Mathematics

This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of mathematics and its application to solar technology.

Career Outlines

Graduates of the Solar Energy Technician Program can also be referred to as:

  • Solar Energy Maintenance Technician
  • Solar Energy Installer
  • Solar Assembler
  • Solar PV Designer
  • Solar PV Sales Professional
  • Solar Consultant

Admissions Process

Our Mission at North American Trade Schools is to “service with excellence the needs of our community and the needs of our graduates by matching skills“.

We can’t do this without you.

We have designed a four-step admissions process that ensures we admit the right students with the potential to become great graduates that serve their communities with excellence.

Connect with Us

The first step is to connect with our admissions team, we are here for you! We know you have questions the good news is we have answers. All you have to do to get started is  fill out a form, call, text, email or even yell if you are close enough and we will commence your academic journey!

Confidential Interview

Now let’s get a little serious.  When we meet, we will review your academic and career goals, talk about your options and determine your eligibility.
The key for NATS is that you possess the right Attitude and Aptitude to be successful as a student and more importantly an employed Graduate of NATS. The interview and evaluations will help us determine your eligibility. Sounds exciting, doesn’t it?

Financial Assessment

Whether you have been fortunate enough to put money aside or you just can’t seem to imagine how you would pay for College, not to worry, we have a Team here to help.  I know free would be preferred, but you know what they say, the best things in life are never free!  During this appointment, we will determine your eligibility with one of our many different financial aid options.
Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify.

Enrollment Ready!

Last but certainly not least, after all the meetings and deliberation, we did it!
You are excited, comfortable with your chosen field and it is now time to put pen to paper and enroll.
Your admissions representative will take you step by step through all the forms to ensure you are prepared for the journey ahead.
We look forward to welcoming you to the NATS family soon!