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Green Building and Clean Energy Pre-Apprenticeship
Training Partnerships:

Imperial Valley College
Building Green Retrofitted Energy Efficient Neighborhoods (B–GREEN)


Type of organization: Accredited California Community College.

Type of training: Classes for unemployed, underemployed or disadvantaged workers with little or no construction experience. The training focus is on energy efficient construction and deconstruction, as well as energy efficiency assessments and leads to employment in these occupations: Building and Performance Retrofitting, Resource Conservation or Energy Efficiency, Energy Auditing or Home Energy Rating and Energy Regulation.

Area served: Imperial County.

Location of training: Imperial Valley College.

Estimated trainees: 25

Instruction details: The curriculum concurrently provides Basic Skills training and Workforce Skills and includes these topics:

  • Environmental Literacy;
  • Introduction to Green Building;
  • Energy Fundamentals;
  • Retrofits and Energy Efficiency;
  • Water Efficient Building and Retrofits;
  • Solar Hot Water Installation and Design Principles;
  • Solar Electricity installations.

Result of classes: Graduates receive a Green Technology Certificate.

More about the organization: Imperial Valley College, an accredited two-year institution in Imperial, California, is partnered with the Imperial County Workforce Development Board.

Find more information here: TBA
www.imperial.edu

Program Manager Contact:
Gonzalo Huerta
(760) 355-6419

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