JobTrakPA Programs

Luzerne County Community College has partnered with several industries in the area to offer streamlined and technologically advanced training programs designed to help you prepare for a new job quickly. In addition, the JobTrakPA Programs offer:

  • Short-term, career-specific courses
  • Basic skills training
  • Workshops for all aspects of workplace competencies
  • Comprehensive support from a dedicated job developer
  • Industry-recognized certifications
  • Job placement assistance

Advanced Manufacturing

  • Electrical Construction Technology - View Program

  • Solar Photovoltaic Installer

Job Ready Skills
Our Solar Training system prepares Solar Technicians to confidentially assess and remedy the many challenges they will face on the job, Our training is developed with key industry partners. These leaders in industry are advisors on the curriculum and program delivery. They will be the pioneer employer for our participants.

Hands on Training
Photovoltiac Systems require specialized job skills. Technicians incorporate many traditional technical disciplines like electric motor control, wiring, rotating machines, piping, pumps with more specialized skills in solar technologies like installation, PV and system troubleshooting. Our training program teaches concepts along with hands-on training through application and troubleshooting.

High Market Demand
Industry demand for qualified Solar Installers is rising as more consumers and businesses apply solar energy in their communities. Solar electric energy demand has grown by an average 30% per annum over the past 20 years against a backdrop of rapidly declining costs and prices. This decline in cost has been driven by economies of manufacturing scale, manufacturing technology improvements, and the increasing efficiency of solar cells. In 2009, the photovoltaic solar industry generated $38.5 billion in revenues globally, which includes the sale of solar modules and associated equipment, and the installation of solar systems. Growth in the world PV market is expected from $46.3 billion to $96.8 billion in 2014.

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