Interested in Photovoltaics? | Calling All High School and College Students to Moorpark College

This spring 2018, Moorpark College will offer both the lecture and laboratory Applied Solar Technology classes at the Moorpark Campus. Last semester in the fall of 2017, this college course was offered on the Westlake High School campus to both high school and Moorpark College students. The fall high school campus class was part of the VC Innovates grant from the California Career Pathways Trust and was administered by the Ventura County Board of Education

One of the highlights of the course from the fall of 2017 was a series of presentations by each of the students as they profiled working professionals in the field of Photovoltaics. One of the students profiled Johan Alfsen, Director of Training of Quick Mount PV, an industry leaders in code-compliant, watertight solar roof mounting systems.

This spring, as many as five students from the Westlake High School cohort are planning to take the hands-on laboratory at the Moorpark College Campus.

Registration is open, and classes begin Wed., Feb. 7 (Lecture) and Sat., Feb. 10 (Laboratory). Evening and weekend classes are available to accommodate working adults.

For more information, call Dr. Peter Parrish at (323) 839-6108, email pparrish@vcccd.edu or contact the Moorpark College Sciences and Student Engagement Division at (805) 553-4133 ormcscistuengmt@vcccd.edu.

For more information, call Dr. Peter Parrish at (323) 839-6108, email pparrish@vcccd.edu or contact the Moorpark College Sciences and Student Engagement Division at (805) 553-4133 ormcscistuengmt@vcccd.edu.

 


MOORPARK COLLEGE, one of three colleges in the Ventura County Community College District, was founded in 1967. It is set on 150 beautiful acres, nestled in the foothills on the southeastern flank of Ventura County, about 40 miles from UCLA, and approximately 75 miles from UC Santa Barbara. It is also a short drive from CSU Northridge, CSU Channel Islands, and California Lutheran University. Moorpark College was recognized in the Huffington Post in March of 2015 as the fourth-best community college in the nation. It has an excellent reputation for university transfer preparation, and its signature career/technical programs include nursing, radiation technology, biotechnology, and exotic animal training, which incorporates the world-renowned America’s Teaching Zoo. The college also offers a dynamic range of classes and programs in the visual and performing arts, and its pristine athletic fields and mild climate provide an excellent home for student athletes.


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