Green Energy Training Services (GETS) is a pre-apprenticeship job training program for adults who are interested in starting a career in Construction, Energy Efficiency, or Solar, or enter into an apprenticeship in the Building Trades. GETS is a 12 month program that begins with 9 weeks of training at our Berkeley facility. After completing training, participants benefit from ongoing case management and job placement assistance, as well as alumni events and resources.

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Women Building the Bay Construction Pre-Apprenticeship

February 6 – April 7, 2017

Monday – Friday | 9:00am – 3:15pm

The Women Building the Bay GETS class will emphasize pre-apprenticeship certification and entry into the building trades.

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Solar PV Installation

April 10 – 21, 2017

Monday – Friday | 9:00am – 4:00pm

Solar Training is available for all qualified applicants regardless of completion of the Core program.

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GETS Core Construction Pre-Apprenticeship

June 19 – August 26, 2017

Two evenings a week | 6:00 – 9:00 pm

And Saturdays | 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Core is the Primary Training class of the GETS program. This transformative course prepares you for a career in construction or energy efficiency.

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Interested in learning more?

Contact Tamara by email: gets@risingsunenergy.org

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“Rising Sun will meet you more than halfway, but you have to do your part. My cohort was very supportive and really kept me going. My classmates told me I could do it and I did.”
Tyi Johnson, GETS Graduate
“I would encourage GETS for anyone interested in the sustainability of themselves, their family, resources, and the planet.”
Chris Burger, GETS Graduate
“If I did not attend the GETS program, I would not have seen how bright my future could be, and that’s all thanks to the amazing training and skills I’ve learned from Rising Sun.”
Norman Bass, GETS Graduate