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Green Career Institute (GCI) AND UL University to Offer Solar Training Sessions Beginning in November


(San Francisco, CA) Green Career Institute (GCI), a Green education and training company offering the broadest Green curriculum available in a qualified academic setting, together with Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a world leader in safety testing and certification, standards development, and training, through UL University are pleased to present three courses in solar training beginning in November.

Green Career Institute and UL University are pleased to offer these courses designed for anyone looking to become a solar photovoltaic installer or technician. This solar training curriculum will provide graduates with a unique and marketable credential that confirms the experience and knowledge needed to install solar PV systems. The courses will be held in San Jose, California and are expected to fill up quickly. Register by visiting the links below:

Course 1: Solar PV Installer - Level 1 Certification (PV 1)
Course 2: Solar PV Designer - Level 2 Certification (PV 2)
Course 3: Solar PV Sales and Estimator - Level 3 Certification (PV 3)

Green jobs are expected to grow from 750,000 in 2006 to 4.2 million by 2038 according to a 2008 study by the US Conference of Mayors. “GCI and UL University are working together to meet a market need for relevant and up-to-date Solar PV training for an emerging workforce. Together, GCI and UL University will work towards setting the standard for quality grid-tied installs,” said John Sanchez, GCI’s Chief Executive Officer. “

According to a statement by the US Department of Energy in 2007: “The promise of a clean, never-ending (renewable) power and fuel supply in the United States depends on our ability to harness energy from sources such as the wind, sunlight, organic matter, the earth’s internal heat, and rivers. However, making this promise requires workers dedicated to leading this country toward a sustainable energy future"

GCI’s curriculum is designed by PhDs and industry professionals to prepare graduates for professions that help to improve the daily lives of people all over the world. GCI has already graduated over 800 students through its Solar PV training programs; with many graduates actively working and bidding on large installs.

About Green Career Institute (GCI)

Green Career Institute is passionate about creating a greener, more sustainable future for our world – one student at a time. The educators at GCI are professionals in the Green Industry, and are committed to the cause of helping to sustain our planet. GCI is an industry leader in sustainable energy education, and the only school of its kind that provides exemplary Green Education and training in a qualified academic setting.

Green Career Institute is dedicated to equipping a new generation of “green collar” professionals with the skills needed to launch their careers in the rapidly expanding Green and Sustainable Energy Industries. GCI is devoted to providing the most comprehensive and cutting-edge Green Education services through developing revolutionary and innovative courses of study that are continuously at the leading edge of Green Education. For more information visit

About UL University

The continued growth of UL University has created a training resource with worldwide presence. As an ISO 9001 registered function of UL, UL University offers a broad range of subject matter with flexible content delivery that meets the needs of virtually any organization. UL University has become an educator of choice for many companies seeking training for their staff.

UL University training programs can be a significant contributor to the growth and profitability of a company. UL University programs deliver the right knowledge to solve real business needs. Our current knowledge is delivered by experts and can be customized to fit the specific topics a company needs to address.

Established over 100 years ago, UL remains committed to helping you meet global market needs critical to your business, empowering you to react faster to changing market conditions.

For more information about UL University visit



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