• Renewable Energy Technology

    Certificate

    Associate of Applied Science Technology

    Program codes: AAS.RNEWNRGYTECH, CC.RNEWNRGYTECH

    The Renewable Energy Technology (RET) program provides technical training for employment in the field of manufacturing, installation and maintenance of renewable energy systems and products. Graduates will be prepared to integrate, install and make repairs related to equipment and controls. This program takes a broad-based approach to training renewable energy technicians, with emphasis on mechanical and electro-mechanical systems, fluid power, instrumentation and controls as well as systems troubleshooting. RET graduates will be prepared to work in the capacity of a technician with specialized skills in energy system measurement, energy efficiency, system design and electronic controls.

    PROGRAM OUTCOMES

    Renewable Energy Technology AAS Degree

    Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

    PROGRAM OUTCOMES

    Renewable Energy Technology Certificate Degree

    Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

    CAREERS

    Career opportunities include residential/commercial energy systems integrator, energy audit and efficiency technician, energy systems installer, photo-voltaic (PV) manufacturing and industrial maintenance technician, wind turbine technician, limited renewable technician; PV, geothermal and solar thermal technicians. Additional opportunities exist in the utilities and building trades.

    For information contact the Manufacturing Department at 503-594-3318

    RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNology CERTIFICATE

    FIRST TERM Credits

    MFG-109 Computer Literacy for Technicians 3

    MFG-130 Basic Electricity I 3

    MTH-050 Technical Mathematics I 3

    RET-200 Renewable Energy Systems 4

    RET-240 Alternative Fuel Systems 4

    SECOND TERM Credits

    EET-139 Principles of Troubleshooting 2

    MFG-107 Industrial Safety & First Aid 3

    MFG-131 Basic Electricity II 3

    MTH-080 Technical Mathematics II 3

    RET-209 Renewable Energy I: Energy Efficiency 3

    THIRD TERM Credits

    MET-170 Manufacturing Processes 3

    MFG-103 Machining for the Fabrication & Maintenance Trades 3

    RET-211 Renewable Energy II: System Fundamentals 3

    RET-280 Renewable Energy Technology/CWE 2

    WR-101 Communication Skills: Occupational Writing 3

    __ __ Human Relations requirement (see page 82 of

    Credits required for certificate 48

    RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: 1ST YEAR

    Complete certificate program.

    RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: 2ND YEAR

    FOURTH TERM Credits

    EET-215 Electromechanical Systems I 2

    EET-239 Principles of Troubleshooting II 2

    GEO-100 Introduction to Physical Geography

    or GEO-110 Cultural & Human Geography

    or GEO-130 Introduction to Environmental Geography

    or GIS-201 Introduction to Geographic Information System 3-5

    MFG-104 Print Reading 2

    RET-213 Renewable Energy III: Installation & Maintenance 3

    __ __ Renewable Energy Technology program elective 3

    FIFTH TERM Credits

    MFG-123 Instrumentation and Controls 3

    MFG-140 Principles of Fluid Power 3

    MFG-209 Programming & Automation for Manufacturing 3

    RET-215 Renewable Energy IV: Systems Design 3

    __ __ Renewable Energy Technology program elective 3

    SIXTH TERM Credits

    MFG-133 Programmable Logic Controllers 3

    MFG-221 Materials Science 3

    RET-217 Renewable Energy Capstone 3

    RET-280 Renewable Energy Technology/CWE 2

    WLD-150 Welding Processes 4

    __ __ Renewable Energy Technology program elective 3

    Credits required for degree 96-97

    RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM ELECTIVES

    Any course with a CDT, EET, ERM, GIS, MET, MFG, RET, SM or WLD prefix.

    Information from the 2016-2017 catalog.

  • Contact our Manufacturing Technology Department

    Oregon City - 19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, Oregon 97045

    Call us: 503-594-3318