The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) has a Solar Training Academy with chapters in Detroit. Their courses prepare new workers for jobs in solar industry, delivered locally by a local solar installation company. After the 2-week course, you'll be in a strong position to begin a career in solar installation, earning a starting salary north of $45,000 per year.

Skills you'll develop

  • Working with Electricity
  • Understanding Photovoltaics (PV)
  • PV Site Assessment
  • PV Installation
  • PV System Design

Course Location & Schedule

Next intake: April 5 – April 29, 2023

10am to 6pm, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday across the two weeks


$1,899 - learn about funding eligibility at Michigan's Future of Frontline