Solar installation technician training course will begin February 26 at RCC

Rappahannock Community College (RCC), in partnership with the Solar Hands-On Instructional Network of Excellence (SHINE), will offer SHINE Solar 101 on the Warsaw campus, beginning February 26.

Through a combination of classroom and in-the-field instruction, students who complete the fast-track SHINE Solar 101 course will learn basic construction skills and safety, basic photovoltaic circuitry concepts, how to install mounting hardware and ground-mount solar panel installation. Graduates of the Solar 101 course will receive OSHA-10 and SHINE certification, boosting graduates’ marketability to employers.

”We are thrilled to partner with SHINE to begin offering this course,” said RCC president Shannon Kennedy. “We hear a lot about job growth in clean energy, but without hands-on training….[to-view-more]