Solar Installation Training

Get trained and certified as a solar installation technician!

Apply to join our free career training program. Information sessions are held every Tuesday at 1pm (arrive by 12:30pm) at the Baltimore Center for Green Careers. For more information, call (410) 929-6120.

Homeowners and businesses across the country are beginning to realize the benefits of going solar. Solar energy installation is an industry primed for expansion and job creation.

As a Solar Installation participant, you will learn how to construct rooftop and ground mounted solar systems. Once enrolled in our program, you will learn the principles of photovoltaics and obtain the skills necessary to properly install conduit and electrical wiring, install and weatherproof roof penetrations, construct racking equipment, and secure solar modules. 

As a participant, you will start your training in a classroom setting, which will be followed by hands-on learning. After successfully completing the classroom and hands-on components of the program, you will have an opportunity to participate in paid on-the-job training.

In order to apply to the training program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Attend a mandatory information session
  • Have a valid driver’s license (license required before graduation)
  • Comfortable working on roofs and at heights
  • Pass a drug screening
  • Be a Baltimore City resident

Individuals who have met all eligibility requirements above will go through an interview and screening process.

Program graduation and employment assistance are based on successfully meeting all program requirements, including but not limited to, demonstration of relevant construction skills, passing course exams, punctuality, and attendance.

Our graduates are placed into entry-level green careers with employers that offer a living wage ($12.00-$16.00 per hour) and opportunities for advancement.

For more information about the application process, please call (410) 929-6120.