Renewable Energy Technology at Red Rocks Community College

Renewable energy sources are the cutting edge of America’s quest for a diversified and secure energy future. Environmentally friendly, sustainable living and regenerating, renewable energy sources have always been the right choice, but with rising fuel costs, renewable energy sources are no longer a choice but a requirement. Careers in renewable energy, Installation and auditing (Training/Education) will be increasing dramatically nationally as well as locally. There has been an increasing demand for skilled workers in the local area for solar installers, home and commercial energy auditors, solar thermal and solar electrical systems and many other areas. Learn the skills you need for these green collar jobs at Red Rocks Community College!
IREC Accredited Training Provider

Renewable Energy Degrees and Certificates

degreesClick here for more info. 

  • Renewable Energy Technology
  • Solar Thermal Specialty
  • Solar Photovoltaic Specialty
  • Solar Photovoltaic Business Owner Specialty
  • Solar Thermal Business Owner Specialty
     

CertificatesClick here for more info.

  • PV Entry Level
  • Advanced Photovoltaic Installation
  • Solar Photovoltaic Designer
  • Solar Thermal Entry Level
  • Solar Thermal Installer
  • Solar Thermal Designer
  • Post EIC Degree Solar Photovoltaic
  • Post HVA Degree Solar Thermal
  • Energy Auditing
  • Fundamentals of Renewable Energy

Career Paths/Options in Renewable Energy

Energy Auditor
Solar Photovoltaic Designer
Solar Thermal Installer
Solar Thermal Designer
Solar Photovoltaic/Thermal Business Owner

Guaranteed Transfer

Red Rocks Community College is proud to have transfer agreements with some of the best colleges and universities in the state of Colorado. Your AA or AS Degree will transfer to all Colorado public 4-year colleges and universities if you complete your AA or AS degree with a C or better - and the remaining 60 credit hours in a school or arts and sciences at the four-year public institution of your choice. Take a look at our transfer guide.

Tuition Savings

Starting at RRCC makes cents! At about half the cost of a four year university  you will complete all of your general education requirements for the bachelor’s and can take electives geared toward a specific major. By the time you finish your four-year degree you will save a significant amount of money versus attending the first at RRCC and transferring. See current tuition rates and savings here.

Quality Faculty and Small Class Size

At RRCC, we have qualified and accessible faculty with real-world experience, whose primary responsibility is teaching. Our faculty care about our students' success, and with an average class sizes of less than 20 students, you will never be lost in a crowd at RRCC!

Scheduling Options

We offer many scheduling options to fit your busy life so you can complete courses on a more flexible time frame.

Why Choose RRCC?

Deciding where to start your college education is a big decision. Whether you are earning a degree, brushing up on career skills, or seeking life-long learning, you will enjoy an environment of inspiration and support. It is our goal to create an experience that will enrich your life educationally, professionally, and personally to help you succeed!


Dan's Story


"Sleeper House" gets a wake-up call from RRCC energy audit students

In the RRCC's Energy Audit course( ENY 102), students are given the real-world technical training required to improve the energy efficiency of the infamous "Sleeper House" in Genesse, Colorado.