The Solar Living Institute provided an intensive Train the Trainer Solar PV session for 48 building instructors of the national Center for Employment Training (CET) vocational schools. Starting with its headquarters in San Jose, CET plans to add Solar Photovoltaic Design & Installation to its green building programs.

CET has 22 centers across the U.S. with one of the highest rates of job placement for thousands of workers, a majority of whom are youth and adults with significant employment barriers, including public assistance recipients, homeless, at-risk youth, dislocated workers, migrant & seasonal farm workers, and other unemployed persons.

SLI is pleased to be working with CET in their efforts to green their traditional trade classes, such as electrical and building maintenance. For more information on workforce training and development, please call 707-472-2456.


The Solar Living Institute is a 501 (c)(3) educational nonprofit organization offering instruction in solar training and sustainable practices.  Founded in 1998, we have been providing professional solar training and a wide array of sustainability courses for 20 years. Our courses are taught by experienced practitioners who bring years of real world knowledge to the classroom with a focus on helping students prepare for job opportunities, start businesses, and live more sustainably.

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