Certificate in Green Technologies and Sustainability Program

The Certificate in Green Technologies and Sustainability Program is targeted to offer workforce skills training in a variety of fields with options to test for national industry certifications. The program’s main focus is the preparation of job ready skills to assist displaced or unemployed workers in obtaining immediate employment opportunities.

Green Technologies and Sustainability Program Course Information and Training Sessions Videos are available online. Please visit us at Bergen.edu/continuinged


(Formerly Green Pathways to Employment Program)

Green Technologies and Sustainability Program Course

Details and Hands-on Training Sessions Videos are available online please visit us at Bergen.edu/continuinged

Bergen Community College proudly presents The Certificate in Green Technologies and Sustainability Program at 220 hours in length these courses focus on developing work skills and training strategies for the emerging industries of Sustainability, Renewable Energy, and Energy Efficiency sector jobs. This program is approved by the NJ Veterans Administration and is available to Veterans with Education Benefits. Courses are for adults and vocational students, age 18 and over and include a broad knowledge base of alternative energy, energy reduction strategies, resource management, waste management and sustainability.

No prerequisites are required. Some Courses qualify for Professional Continuing Education Units, CEUs, and some offer hands-on sills labs. Students can sign up for the entire certificate program or individual course(s); the full program tuition cost is $3,600 books and a materials fee is an additional $400, totaling $4,000. Certification exam testing fees are not included. The all-inclusive course number is CD 520-001. For more information, contact Roseanne Crisafi at (201) 447-7863.

Certificate in Green Technologies Course Schedule:

  • CD 058 Ten-hr. OSHA Construction Industry Safety Certification
  • CD 508 Introduction to Sustainability
  • CD 122 Introduction to Biofuels
  • CD 509 Blueprint Reading Basics*
  • CD 510 Introduction to Building Science & Sustainable High Performance Building Design
  • CD 116 Energy & Sustainability for the Built Environment
  • CD 512 Water Resource Management
  • CD 513 Customer Service & Sales in Energy Sector Careers
  • CD 515 Windows & Doors
  • CD 518 Green Advantage® Test Prep
  • CD 523 Photovoltaic System Design and Installation
  • CD 578 Waste Management & Reduction
  • CD 581 Environmental Testing
  • CD 582 Construction Estimating Basics*
  • CD 494 LEED Green Associate Exam Prep

National Certification Exam:

Green Advantage® Exam

Instructors: Michael Kornegay, GM Commercial Sector Pella Windows & Doors; Craig Doolittle, TRC Solutions; Klas Haglid, Haglid Engineering Inc.; Jeff Lewis, Construction Management Professional, John O’Reilly, State Certified OSHA Construction Safety Instructor, Terrence Moran, Sustainability & Energy Professional; Kris Pamidi, Certified Solar PV Professional; Ken Schiller, State Certified Inspector.