The 21st Century Energy Center offers a variety of training classes. Please see our list below or contact us if you’re interested in a different kind of training.​


Serving the Bakersfield area, Kern Community College District offers OSHA compliance training in areas including Cal/OSHA Standards, Train-the-Trainer and Federal Construction Standards.

OSHA Training Website



Core Construction Skills

The NCCER Core Construction curriculum is a prerequisite to all other Level 1 craft curriculum. The training program prepares individuals for entry-level positions with utilities and utility contractors. CORE participants are introduced to many levels of training for future employment in the energy sector. Its modules cover topics such as Basic Safety, Communication Skills and Introduction to Construction Drawings.​

Core Construction Skills Training Website



Industrial Maintenance Technician

As the construction and ongoing maintenance of industry increases, so do the employment possibilities and the need for educated and well-trained technicians. Topics covered in this curriculum include Introduction to Motor Controls, PLC's, Maintenance and Repair.

Industrial Maintenance Technician Website



Warehouse and Logistics Training

Warehousing & Distribution Center Operations, Transportation Operations, Forklift Certification, Logistics Planning & Management Services, Facility and Mobile Equipment Maintenance, Transportation Systems/Infrastructure, Health & Safety, Sales & Service and IT.

Warehouse and Logistics Training Website



Solar Installation

NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research) has developed a curriculum for entry-level solar PV installation technicians – in support of the North American Board of Energy Practitioners’ (NABCEP’s) educational standards for technicians.

Solar Installation Training Website



Job Readiness

Pre employment training and job preparation skills.

Job Readiness Training Website



SoCal Gas Bootcamp

Take your talent to the top with the nation’s largest natural gas distributor – SoCal Gas

SoCal Gas is looking for mechanically inclined and tool oriented individuals who have an aptitude for diagnostic and repair work. With Starting pay: $33.58 - $40.16 hourly, we are offering a pass-through apprenticeship that will train you to become a safe and efficient Gas Appliance Technician; skills that will prepare you for a career with SoCal Gas!

SoCal Gas Bootcamp Website