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2019-2020 Course Catalog 
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Solar Assessor Certificate

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Total Credits: 16

Major Number: 5817
CIP Code: 15.0505

Program Description

The solar Assessor Certificate is designed to prepare students who want to enter the solar job market beyond the entry level.  Graduates will be capable of preparing solar system proposals for solar contractors and developers.  Proposals may include customer goals, utility bill analysis, system location options, system designs, electrical routing, structural notes and photos, financial analysis, grid connection details, schedules, and contracts.

Program Prerequisites


Special Instructions


Program Requirements

Career/Occupational Requirements

Total Credits: 16

Career/Occupational Elective Requirements


MnTC/General Education Requirements


MnTC Elective Requirements


Additional Elective Requirements


Additional Requirements


Program Information

General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

See Century College Policy

Program Note


Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships

See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program students will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of and how to use safety equipment and procedures
  • Perform site specific analysis to determine solar design and system feasibility
  • Develop financial and financing presentations for customers
  • Communicate the benefits of solar projects
  • Work as a solar installer

Program Contact Information

Scott Randall 651.747.4042 Room 2302 East

Sample Plan

Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.


This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu

Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.

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