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Heartland Community College

Renewable Energy Skills

19 credit hours

Catalog Year 2022-2023

The Renewable Energy Skills Certificate prepares you for an entry-level position in the renewable energy field such as a technician or energy auditor. You will learn renewable energy concepts and well as basic skills in electrical systems, industrial and building controllers, and mechanical systems. With these skills, you can install, troubleshoot, and repair various renewable energy systems. Should you decide to pursue further education in this area, you can apply all of these courses toward the Industrial Technology Certificate or the Industrial Technology AAS degree.

Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
MAIN 101 Industrial and Building Electricity 3
MAIN 202 Fluid Power and Mechanical Systems 3
MAIN 222 Industrial and Building Controllers 3
REEC 120 Sustainability and Renewable Energy 3
REEC 140 Renewable Energy Concepts 3
REEC 240 Renewable Energy Concepts II 3

TECH 171 or TECH 172

OR

TECH 271 or TECH 272

10-Hour OSHA Construction or General Industry Safety

OR

30-Hour OSHA Construction or General Industry Safety

1-2
Total Credit Hours 19

Contact Us

Technology Department
WDC 1200
1500 W Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8860
Fax: 309-268-7963

Email the Technology Department

Adam Campbell

Interim Dean, Career and Technical Education
WDC 2202
Phone: 309-268-8895
Email: Adam.Campbell@heartland.edu

Renewable and Sustainable Energy at Heartland Community College Video

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