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Situated on one of the most beautiful islands in the world, the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College is an accredited college that offers three bachelor of applied science degrees, a wide variety of associate degrees and certificates, as well as distance learning degrees through its UH Center on campus. UHMC is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools & College.

With small class sizes, a low student to faculty ratio, math labs and career counseling, UHMC students enjoy personalized, individual attention and the support they need to be successful in school and their future careers.

University of Hawaiʻi Maui College's Extended Learning  & Workforce Development Office (ELWD) is located in the Laulima building on the Kahului campus, with ample free parking.


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(808) 984-3231

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Sponsored By The Native Hawaiian Education Association

Intro to Renewable Energy

Learn the basics of renewable energy, fundamentals of electricity, and gain insights into the green energy industry in Hawaiʻi.

PV Associate Certificate

Join the Photovoltaic Associate Program designed for renewable energy career pathways, including the opportunity to take the NABCEP PV Associate Exam at no cost to earn an in-demand industry credential. Students gain basic knowledge of the fundamental principles of the application, design, installation and operation of grid-tied and stand-alone PV Systems.

Solar Safety Training

Complete two on-demand continuing education courses focusing on the tools and skills to work safely on solar PV systems of various sizes. Courses include CE523: Residential/Commercial Roof-Mounted PV Installation Safety and CE525: Large-Scale Ground-Mounted PV Installation Safety.

February 2 – May 18, Tuesdays, 9:00 – 11:00 AM

Via Zoom + On-demand Solar Energy International Courses
FREE Tuition! ($3,000+ value)
Complete all the courses to earn a Renewable Energy Certificate of Professional Development (126 hours)

Digital Design Certificate

Learn the fundamentals of digital design using software including Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Participants will gain digital design competencies using the basic tools and features of digital image editing, photo retouching, and color correction of images. Practice design thinking and creative media skills through an applied project.
Course value: $2500
Feb 8 – May 19; Mon & Wed; 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Online via Zoom 19x, 80 hours
Instructor: Monika Jost, M.Ed

Introduction to HVAC Fundamentals: Technician Certificate

Earn a Certificate of Professional Development as an HVAC Technician introducing the fundamentals of heating, refrigeration, air conditioning and controls. Includes hybrid learning in online modules and hands on lab training, career prep workshops, 70-hour internship and EPA 608 exam prep and online certification exam.

TRAD6100 / Instructor: Team of Instructors
Tuition cost: $2500
February – April 2021
Math Review: February 4, 11, 18, & 25
Hands-on Lab: March 3, 4, 10, 11, 24, 25, 31; April 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29
EPA 608 A tests included: March 12, 13, 26, 27; April 2, 3
Internship: 70 hours with a local employer
Location: UH Maui College
Total hours: 120 hours

Sponsored by the Ka Holu Workforce Initiative, with founding sponsors Central Pacific Bank, Startup Capital Ventures, Emmet R. Quady Foundation, Kamehameha Schools, Ka’anapali Ocean Resort Foundation, United Association of Plumbers and Fitters, and the HEI Charitable Foundation.

The Native Hawaiian Career and Technical Education Program (NHCTEP) provides funding to the benefit of Native Hawaiians and authorized by and consistent with the purposes of section 116 of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Act).

offered by the Native Hawaiian Education Association for Fall 2020.

Note: Enrollment is on a first come, first served basis.

contact or call (808) 984-3778

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