Career Skills Training
Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE)
To pay the Federal share of associated career skills training programs under which students concurrently receive classroom instruction and on-the-job training for the purposes of obtaining an industry-related certification to install energy efficient building technologies.
Applicant and/or Project Eligibility Requirements
Grants will be awarded to non-profit partnerships, which may include industry, workforce investment boards, community-based organizations, qualified service and conservation corps, educational institutions, small businesses, cooperatives, State and local veterans’ agencies, and veterans service organizations.
Skills and knowledge gaps prevent clean energy solutions from being deployed. By addressing these gaps with specialized training, applicants can accelerate deployment of energy efficiency building and retrofit programs.
Education and career training programs can help underserved communities and give people access to high-road jobs in the clean energy economy. Working with local and regional partner institutions and organizations can help ensure programs support underserved populations seeking employment.