Jobs in clean energy and solutions for climate change are some of the fastest growing and best paying jobs in the nation. Through its affiliated company, Northgate Development, Renewable Energy Partners is offering skills training and career opportunities in these fields that will help make our communities greener, healthier and more resilient. Classes at the Regional Apprenticeship Training Center in North Minneapolis are free and easily accessible by public transit. Most courses include opportunities for paid on-the-job learning as well as industry-certified skills that are recognized by employers. Fill out the contact form below, and we will get back to you within two business days.
Solar PV Installation Cohort #1
Solar PV Installation Cohort #3
The Solar training will be administered by Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA). The NABCEP PV Certification Test will be administered at the end of the 56 hour Solar PV training.
A credential program intended for people who currently working in the industry or seeking employment in the renewable energy industry. No experience or prerequisites required.
Upon completion of the course, you’ll have in-depth knowledge of furnaces, air conditioners and boilers. You will also be prepared to take the State of Minnesota Special Engineers Boiler Operator License.
Subjects covered in this program will be the following:
The Introduction to the Construction and Building Trades (ICBT) is designed to give students the skills they need to be excellent candidates for entry level construction positions. We will introduce students to several different trades while emphasizing critical manual skills and incorporating employability training for long-term success and job retention. The curriculum is based on industry and employer feedback and is consistent with the Carpenters International Training Fund curriculum.
Students will learn about the career paths available within each trade, as well as educational options for advancing within the trade. In the classroom, students learn the relevant vocabulary, math skills, and plan reading skills that they are likely to encounter within each trade. In the shop, those skills are reinforced with practical, hands-on applications that mimic the basic tasks they’ll be expected to perform on the job site.
ICBT includes an introduction to: