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    PA Department of Labor High Priority Occupation!
    The Sustainable Energy Engineering program combines environmental science and electrical engineering, which means students will be bound for one of the nation’s fastest growing job segments. The program provides state-of-the-art education in the fields of solar energy, power generation and energy utilization useful for green jobs.
    Program Concentrations:
    • Electrical engineering design and installation for residential and commercial structures
    • Environmental monitoring
    • Solar photovoltaic (PV) design and installation
    Career Options:

    You can be a certified PV technician, wind turbine technician or hydroelectric technician, smart-grid technician, energy auditor, renewable energy technician, PV systems engineer, geothermal operations engineer, energy systems designer, energy field auditor, solar-wind installation engineer, smart grid engineer, hydroelectric power engineer, water systems designer, hydro operating supervisor, wind turbine designer, nuclear engineer, electrician, electrical engineer or electrical construction engineer.

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    Pennsylvania Skills Certificate
    Solar Photovoltaic Installation
    Open Dual Enrollment Credits
    Delaware County Community College
    Concurrent Dual Enrollment Credits
    Pennsylvania College of Technology
    SOAR Credits
    Harrisburg Area Community College
    Orleans Technical College
    1:1 Articulation Credits
    Brightwood Career Institute
    Pittsburgh Technical Institute
    St. Francis University
    Click here for more information on opportunities to earn college credit.
    Upperclassmen may be hired at local companies, such as R.J. Floring Industrial, Brandywine Hospital, BOY Machines, Inc., Chico Electric LLC and Kim Manufacturing. Co-ops allow students to work during their school day, earn real-world experience and build their resumes.
    The Department of Education provides a CIP Code to approved Programs of Study (POS).  Schools and postsecondary institutions use the CIP code to categorize the POS, outline the scope and sequence of educational offerings and develop a POS task list. Review the task list