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 short term 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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GETS Core Construction Pre-Apprenticeship

October 9th – December 15th | Monday – Friday | 8:30 am – 5:00 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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Solar PV Installation

December 4th – 15th | Monday – Friday | Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Solar Training is available for all qualified applicants interested in pursuing careers in the solar industry.

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Women Building the Bay Construction Pre-Apprenticeship

 Febuary 12th – April 13th, 2018 | Monday – Friday | Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm

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

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Interested in learning more?

Contact program staff 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