Solar Installation Training

Get trained and certified as a solar installation technician!

Free 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 B’more Green Solar Installation Trainee, you will learn how to construct and wire 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 Trainee, you will start your training in a classroom setting, which will be followed by a hands-on practicum. After successfully completing the classroom and hands-on component of the training program, you will have an opportunity to participate in a 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)
  • Willing to work on roofs and in confined spaces
  • Be drug free
  • Be a Baltimore City resident
  • No open and active charge on your criminal record

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 professional behaviors, 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.