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Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Energy Systems Technology

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Energy Systems Technology program is designed to prepare individuals who are interested in embarking on a career within building energy management or for individuals who currently work in this field and are interested in expanding their skills-based knowledge.

The program content takes a systems approach, encompassing several areas related to the industry including energy management and conservation concepts, building codes, standard rating systems, blueprint reading, and efficiency. Workplace safety standards are emphasized throughout the program in conjunction with lab and field-based hands-on learning experiences which augment many of the classes.

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Program Prerequisites

  • A score of 70 or higher on the Elementary Algebra portion of the District Placement exam.
  • A score of 45 or higher on the Reading portion of the District Placement exam.
  • A score of 40 or higher on the Sentence Skills portion of the District Placement exam.

Required Courses

Required Courses 20
Course # Course Title Credits
AEN102 Fundamentals of Facility Energy Management  4
AEN103 Hand Tools and Basic Maintenance for Building Energy Technicians 4

Introduction to Energy Management              
(Note: The projected course availability for AEN142 is Fall 2018.)

AEN190* Device Interface and Selection
(Note: The projected course availability for AEN190 is Spring 2018.)
CNS182 Construction Estimating and Print Reading
Mathematical Concepts and Applications (3)
Intermediate Algebra (3)
(Note: MAT122 is recommended for students considering to pursue additional studies.)




  • The total amount of credits required for this certificate is 20.
  • Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses required within the program
  • * Indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites
  • Minimum GPA: 2.00

Students interested in the Energy Systems Technology certificate can take ACCUPLACER exams to determine their level of knowledge in math, reading and writing. Learn more about ACCUPLACER exams.