Sustainable Energy Technology Certificate

About the Program

Renewable Energy Technology is the wave of the future, and Iowa Western's new certificate program will enable you to get on board with this expanding career field. This certificate program is designed to provide the basic skills and knowledge needed for entry-level jobs in the manufacturing, installation, and maintenance of wind turbines and solar energy systems, in just one semester.

Career Information

This program is designed to place students into the workforce upon completion of this four-month certificate. This certificate program prepares students for entry-level positions in the manufacturing, installation, and maintenance of renewable energy systems. Students who wish to earn an advanced degree and prepare for higher level jobs should continue on to complete the Sustainable Energy technology: Renewable Energy program and earn an Associate of Applied Science degree.

Salary Information

Salary: Regional
Average: $15/hour to $20/hour

* Salary information from the Iowa Western Program Chair.

* This is a Gainful Employment Program.
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Just the Facts

Program Start Term: Fall Only
Program Length: 1 Semester
Award: Certificate
Number of Majors: 19
Average Class Size: 20
Program Capacity: 30
Part-Time or Full-Time: Both
Program Courses Offered: Day
Program Locations: Council Bluffs Campus