Sustainable Energy Career Training Online
Sustainable Energy online courses through UNM Continuing Education can unlock your future in the growing industry of Biofuel, Wind, and Solar Energy. These careers have been identified as “Bright Outlook” careers by O*Net, meaning that they are expected to grow rapidly in the next several years. This rapid growth is likely due to the increased awareness of our impact on our planet. As these opportunities expand in the coming years, our online programs are a great way to gain the skills you need, at your own pace, to join this high growth area anywhere in New Mexico.
The offerings include Biofuel Production Operations, Senior Certified Sustainability Professional, Natural Gas Plant Operations, Solar Power Professional, and Wind Energy Professional. These certificate programs are intended for those who have a background in engineering or business management, and can orient you to the specific trades. From learning how to inspect equipment to handling green purchasing, these certificates can provide you with a thorough understanding of the fundamental technical background needed for these fields.
Biofuel Production Operations
The Biofuel Production Operations Online Training Program will give you the education you need to begin an exciting career in biofuel production. As a biofuel production operator, your job will be to ensure the quality and purity of the biofuel your plant produces. This involves inspecting and repairing equipment, operating computer systems, and handling lab equipment. This online program will ensure you have the skills you need to handle these tasks.
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Natural Gas Plant Operations
The Natural Gas Plant Operations Online Training Program provides you with the knowledge and skills you’ll need to begin an exciting career in natural gas plant operations. Natural gas has two things going for it. First, it provides clean energy. Second, it’s plentiful in the United States. For decades to come, natural gas will be produced and consumed in the United States, creating ongoing demand for natural gas plant operators.
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Senior Certified Sustainability Professional
The Senior Certified Sustainability Professional Online Training Program will prepare you for an exciting career as a leader in the green-collar economy. As a certified sustainability professional, you’ll be responsible for setting the course and coordinating an enterprise’s sustainability strategy. Millions of new jobs in this rapidly growing sector will be available to people who set themselves apart from the crowd by earning the professional credentials and skills they need to lead sustainable business practices.
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Solar Power Professional
In this online program, you’ll learn the fundamentals of photovoltaic “PV” solar powered energy systems, gaining the knowledge you’ll need for an entry level position with a dealer, installer, or other photovoltaic industry company.
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Wind Energy Professional
Wind energy companies are growing exponentially to meet America’s demand for clean, renewable, domestic energy. This entry-level Wind Energy Professional Online Training Program prepares you for a career in the wind energy industry. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.
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