Solar Technician Certification

Environmental Protection and Sustainability are not just trendy terms used but a government mandate and a powerful movement. Every step towards a greener and more sustainable environment, whether in homes, businesses or lifestyles is extremely impactful to preserving our resources. Sustainable residential and commercial properties is the future of our planet.

We’ve all witnessed the consumer demand for new construction and changes in regulations paired with government incentives programs to assist our national to become greener and cleaner. As this “GREEN MOVEMENT” gains momentum, so does the demand for relevant technical skills and knowledge, paired with the hands-on expertise in RENEWABLE ENERGY.

The mission of Green Organic Natural and Efficient (G.O.N.E.) to both educate and train individuals in the GREEN/ ENERGY EFFICIENCY INDUSTRY. At the completion of the guided program students will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to install Photovoltaics (SOLAR) in both Commercial and Residential settings. All students will have the basic mechanical aptitude and knowledge to enroll in any electrical apprenticeship around the country, therefore, allowing for a long-term sustainable career in a rapidly changing field.

Tuition Includes:

  • Hardhat
  • Safety Glasses
  • Safety Gloves
  • Safety Boots
  • Safety Harness
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration Certificate (OSHA)
  • Tool Kits
  • Tablet with course material


  • Safety on Construction Sites and First Aid, 14 COURSE HOURS
  • History of Green Technology, 24 COURSE HOURS
  • Construction Mathematics, 12 COURSE HOURS
  • Intro to Photovoltaics (PV), 14 COURSE HOURS
  • Fundamentals of Electricity, 10 COURSE HOURS
  • Blue Print Reading, 10 COURSE HOURS
  • PV Wiring, 16 COURSE HOURS
  • Residential and Commercial PV Installation, 50 COURSE HOURS




Texas Southern University
3100 Cleburne Street,
Houston, Texas 77004

Course Fees

$999.00 Per Student

Course Hours


Please read the following refund policy as to regards for a refund for a course.

Refund Policy

Texas Southern University reserves the right to change or cancel courses at anytime if the predetermined minimum enrollment is not attained.  Notification of changes and cancellations will be made by email or telephone. In the event that a course for which you have registered is cancelled, you may transfer to another course or receive a full refund.  Furthermore, a Full Refund can only be awarded if a student withdraws five business days prior to the first class meeting date or, as previously stated,  if the class is cancelled.  There are no partial refunds.  Please allow up to 10-14 business days for the refund to process.

To make payment for the course, either come to our office or complete the following form.

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