Energy Institute

The SLCC Energy Institute is Utah’s premier provider of education and training for the highly skilled workforce on which our clean energy community depends. Programs are designed to accommodate both working professionals and traditional students. Coursework is completed through a combination of online learning, classroom instruction and hands-on activities. State-of-the-art equipment provides real-world experiences to better prepare students for entry or advancement in the energy workforce. Courses are taught by energy professionals who are industry leaders in their respective disciplines.

Working with industry representatives, curriculum is continually reviewed to assess the need for new courses and to ensure the programming is up-to-date with industry technology, trends and applicable codes. Both credit and noncredit options are available. 

Energy Management

Energy Management is the efficient and effective use of energy to minimize costs and reduce future energy demand. These certificates and degree program focus on the fundamentals of energy and the energy systems in residential and commercial buildings. Energy efficiency measures and leadership through sustainable practices are explored. 

LineWorker Training

Whether you’re just getting started or are already employed in the Power Line Industry, the Lineworker Training Programs will help you learn the skills you need to pursue a fulfilling career as a Power Line Worker. SLCC’s Pre-Apprentice Lineworker Training provides students with real-world skills and experience, preparing you to be a top-performer on the job and at industry skills competitions. The Apprentice Programs keep professional skills current and prepare students for industry advancement and testing.

Solar Photovoltaics

The solar industry has grown dramatically in recent years, and continues to grow in Utah. The future is bright for careers in solar, including site analysis, design, sales and installation; SLCC training will help you launch your career in these exciting fields. The content prepares you with the necessary skills and knowledge to work in the solar industry, as well as the educational hours to apply for NABCEP Certifications. Solar Certificate courses are offered twice per year and completion dates align with the application deadlines for NABCEP exams. SLCC is an authorized testing location for both the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Exam and the PV Associate Exam. Our workshops are approved for NABCEP continuing education units.


Certificate & Degree Programs

AAS Achievement Completion Proficiency
 Aerospace Composites X
 Injection Molding X
 Rail Technician X
 Energy Management AAS Degree X
 Building Automation X
 Commercial Energy Auditing X
 Energy Accounting X
 Energy-Efficient Lighting X
 Energy Modeling  X
 HVAC Energy Optimization X
 Lineworker Pre-Apprenticeship X
 Lineworker Apprenticeship X
 Metering Apprenticeship X
 Substation Apprenticeship X
 Solar Photovoltaic — Installation X
 Solar Photovoltaic — Sales X
 Solar Photovoltaic — Workshops X