Green Jobs Training Programs

This database lists green jobs training programs operated by colleges, universities, forprofit workforce development companies and community-based organizations. The list includes training programs operating in Michigan as well as other states nationwide.

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Aarcher Institute of Environmental Training

Program: 
Fundamentals of Environmental Sampling
Job Skills Taught: 
Knowledge base of options for choosing among a variety of sampling techniques.
Students will understand the variables associated with differeing sampling techniques and how to choose among them.
Hands-on experience with a number of sampling techniques and demonstrations of others.
New Program: 
No
Program Cost: 
$999
Contact Name: 
Elizabeth Gerleit
Contact Title: 
Training Coordinator
Phone Number: 
1-410-897-0037
Address: 
Maryland 21401
E-Mail: 
egerleit@aarcherinstitute.com

Aarcher Institute of Environmental Training

Program: 
Stormwater Management Class
Job Skills Taught: 
Regulations
Stormwater Permits
Prevention Plans
New Program: 
No
Contact Name: 
Jay Coller
Contact Title: 
Instructor
Phone Number: 
1-410-897-0037
Address: 
910 Commerce Road
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
E-Mail: 
training@aarcherinstitute.com

AbleDisabled Advocacy

Program: 
GreenWORKS for San Diego
Job Skills Taught: 
Green Builder and Retrofitter
Solar System Installer
Wind Turbine Technician
Contact Name: 
Elaine Cooluris
Contact Title: 
Executive Director
Phone Number: 
1-619-231-5990
Address: 
4283 El Cajon Boulevard
110
San Diego, California 92105

Ace

Program: 
REEP: Roxbury Environmental Empowerment Program
Job Skills Taught: 
Organization
Leadership
Program Cost: 
$0
Internship Required: 
Yes, 3 years
Financial Assistance Accepted: 
Stipend
Phone Number: 
1-617-442-3343
Address: 
2181 Washington Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02119
E-Mail: 
info@ace-ej.org

Action Energy

Program: 
Independent Electrical Contractors Association (IEC) Apprenticeship School
Job Skills Taught: 
Customer service skills
The Program Admission Requirements: 
Registration
Program Cost: 
$1600
Internship Required: 
No
Externship Required: 
No
Contact Name: 
Jeff Watts
Phone Number: 
1-406-245-9551
Address: 
1701 Montana Avenue
Billings, Montana
E-Mail: 
jeffw@actionelectricinc.com

Advanced Vehicle Research Center

Program: 
On-site training
Contact Name: 
Richard Dell
Phone Number: 
1-919-602-4784
Address: 
P.O. Box 97636
Raleigh, North Carolina 27624
E-Mail: 
richard@avrc.com

Adven, LLC

Program: 
Solar Installer Training – Solar Electric Systems
Job Skills Taught: 
Implementing the task analysis in the field with site analysis
Mechanical and electrical design based on specific site conditions
Site specific safety issues and construction issues using tools and testing equipment
Practice construction skills and specific site code and inspection issues
Credit Hours: 
48
Contact Name: 
Janet Hughes
Phone Number: 
1-512-845-3568
Address: 
7707 Gault Street
Austin, Texas 78757

AEE Solar

Program: 
Solar Training
Job Skills Taught: 
These trainings are open to all solar dealers and installers (i.e., you do not need to be an AEE Solar dealer).
solar training in solar power technology, solar application engineering, solar energy system installation and solar power equipment usage
Credit Hours: 
6
Contact Name: 
Jeff Spies
Phone Number: 
1-480-650-9345

Airstreams Renewables, Inc.

Program: 
Wind Turbine Technician
Job Skills Taught: 
The program provides students with training in all of the necessary skill sets to operate, troubleshoot, service, and maintain wind turbines
New Program: 
No
Program Cost: 
$5350
Credential Earned: 
ARI certificate
Contact Name: 
Lisa Gilbert
Phone Number: 
1-661-822-3963
Address: 
785 Tucker Road/PMB 318
Tehachapi, CA 93561

Akiken Technical College

Program: 
Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning
Job Skills Taught: 
Automotive Electricity
Tools, Equipment and Reference Manuals
Enviromental Management for Automotive Industry
Credit Hours: 
16
Internship Required: 
0
Credential Earned: 
Certificate
Externship Required: 
0
Contact Name: 
Dawn W. Butts
Contact Title: 
Registrar, Admissions & Records
Phone Number: 
1-803-593-9231 x 1247
Address: 
P.O. Drawer 696
Aiken, South Carolina 29802
E-Mail: 
dladministrator@atc.edu

Alabama Center for Renewable Energy Sector Training

Program: 
General Green Job Training
Job Skills Taught: 
Technical and occupational skills necessary in energy efficiency and renewable energy (EERE) industries
Contact Name: 
Dennis Hopper
Phone Number: 
1-334-293-4716
Address: 
401 Adams Avenue
Montgomery, Alabama 36103
E-Mail: 
Dennis.hopper@adeca.alabama.gov

Alaska State Energy Sector Partnership

Program: 
General Green Job Training
Job Skills Taught: 
Energy-efficiency skills
Contact Name: 
Corine Geldhof
Phone Number: 
1-907-456-5937
Address: 
1111 West 8th Avenue
Juneau, Alaska 99811
E-Mail: 
corine.geldhof@alaska.gov

Aletheia House

Program: 
Green job training module in Youthbuid program
Job Skills Taught: 
Skills required to increase the energy efficiency of commercial and residential buildings
Contact Name: 
Chris Retan
Phone Number: 
-
Address: 
P.O. Box 1514
Birmingham, Alabama 35201

Allied Schools Inc.

Program: 
Solar and Green Career Training
Credit Hours: 
45
New Program: 
No
Program Cost: 
$1880
Credential Earned: 
Distance Education and Training Council
Phone Number: 
1-800-732-7410
Address: 
22952 Alcalde Drive
Orange, CA 92653

Alpena Community College

Program: 
Electrician -Apprentice
Job Skills Taught: 
Industrial Safety
Residential Wiring and Blueprint Reading
Credit Hours: 
36
Number of Graduates in the Past Year: 
7
Wait Time to Enter Program: 
0
The Program Admission Requirements: 
Application
New Program: 
No
Program Cost: 
$3456
Additional Costs: 
$0
Completion Rate: 
1%
Employment Rate: 
1%
License Fee For Employment: 
No
Average Starting Wage: 
$16640
Internship Required: 
0
Credential Earned: 
Certificate
Externship Required: 
0
Kinds of Jobs Graduates Can Expect: 
Construction And Building Inspectors 
Electricians 
Financial Assistance Accepted: 
Individual Training Accounts
Pell Grants
All state and federal programs
Contact Name: 
Mike Kollien
Phone Number: 
1-989-358-7339
Address: 
665 Johnson Street
Alpena, Michigan 49707

Alpena Community College

Program: 
Utility Technician
Prior Skills Required: 
Must be able to climb 40 foot power poles
Must be able to supply the following equipment for his/her use: Hard Hat, safety glasses, lineman belt, safety strap and climbers, rain wear, work shoes/boots, various hand tools required by trade.
Job Skills Taught: 
Install and repair business and residential electrical transmission systems
Install and repair business and residential telephone transmission systems
Install and repair business and residential telegraph transmission systems
Credit Hours: 
37
Number of Graduates in the Past Year: 
29
Wait Time to Enter Program: 
0
The Program Admission Requirements: 
Application
New Program: 
No
Program Cost: 
$3552
Additional Costs: 
$800
Completion Rate: 
1%
Employment Rate: 
0.765%
License Fee For Employment: 
No
Average Starting Wage: 
$19015
Internship Required: 
0
Credential Earned: 
Certificate
Externship Required: 
0
Kinds of Jobs Graduates Can Expect: 
Telephone And Cable Television Line Installers
Electricians 
Electrical Power-Line Installers And Repairers 
Financial Assistance Accepted: 
Individual Training Accounts
Pell Grants
All state and federal programs
Contact Name: 
Mike Kollien
Phone Number: 
1-989-358-7339
Address: 
665 Johnson Street
Alpena, Michigan 49707

Alpena Community College

Program: 
Utility Technician
Job Skills Taught: 
Installation and repair of business and residential electrical, telephone and CATV transmission systems.
construction techniques
Credit Hours: 
60
Number of Graduates in the Past Year: 
0
Wait Time to Enter Program: 
0
The Program Admission Requirements: 
Application
New Program: 
No
Program Cost: 
$9000
Additional Costs: 
$1000
License Fee For Employment: 
No
Internship Required: 
0
Credential Earned: 
Associate's Degree
Externship Required: 
0
Kinds of Jobs Graduates Can Expect: 
Telephone And Cable Television Line Installers
Electricians
Electrical Power-Line Installers And Repairers
Financial Assistance Accepted: 
Individual Training Accounts
Pell Grants
Contact Name: 
Mike Kollien
Phone Number: 
1-989-358-7339
Address: 
665 Johnson Street
Alpena, Michigan 49707

Alpena Community College

Program: 
Pre-Engineering
Credit Hours: 
60
Number of Graduates in the Past Year: 
4
Wait Time to Enter Program: 
0
The Program Admission Requirements: 
Application
New Program: 
No
Program Cost: 
$5760
Additional Costs: 
$0
Completion Rate: 
1%
Employment Rate: 
1%
License Fee For Employment: 
No
Internship Required: 
0
Credential Earned: 
Associate's Degree
Externship Required: 
0
Financial Assistance Accepted: 
Individual Training Accounts
Pell Grants
All state and federal programs.
Contact Name: 
Mike Kollien
Phone Number: 
1-989-358-7339
Address: 
665 Johnson Street
Alpena, Michigan 49707

Alpena Community College

Program: 
CAD and Design Engineering Technology
Job Skills Taught: 
Knowledge of manufacturing processes
Credit Hours: 
65
Number of Graduates in the Past Year: 
4
Wait Time to Enter Program: 
0
The Program Admission Requirements: 
Application
New Program: 
No
Program Cost: 
$5760
Additional Costs: 
$0
Completion Rate: 
1%
Employment Rate: 
0.333%
License Fee For Employment: 
No
Internship Required: 
0
Credential Earned: 
Associate's Degree
Externship Required: 
0
Financial Assistance Accepted: 
Individual Training Accounts
Pell Grants
All state and federal programs.
Contact Name: 
Mike Kollien
Phone Number: 
1-989-358-7339
Address: 
665 Johnson Street
Alpena, Michigan 49707

Alpena Community College

Program: 
Concrete Technology
Credit Hours: 
64
Number of Graduates in the Past Year: 
33
Wait Time to Enter Program: 
0
The Program Admission Requirements: 
Application
New Program: 
No
Program Cost: 
$5760
Additional Costs: 
$0
Completion Rate: 
1%
Employment Rate: 
0.941%
License Fee For Employment: 
No
Average Starting Wage: 
$31345
Internship Required: 
0
Credential Earned: 
Associate's Degree
Externship Required: 
0
Kinds of Jobs Graduates Can Expect: 
Construction And Building Inspectors 
Financial Assistance Accepted: 
Individual Training Accounts
Pell Grants
All state and federal programs.
Contact Name: 
Mike Kollien
Phone Number: 
1-989-358-7339
Address: 
665 Johnson Street
Alpena, Michigan 49707

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