Professional Development Certificates in Nanotech & Clean Tech

In partnership with the California Institute of Nanotechnology and Clean Tech Institute, the International Association of Nanotechnology is offering a number of intensive training programs to business executives, professional managers and dislocated workers for the emerging and high growth industries.

The California Nanotechnology Workforce Training Program has been developed to assist:

  • Business executives and professionals: to re-engineer your company‚Äôs product development, manufacturing process and expand market positioning.
  • Scientists or engineers: to become an expert and a trainer in advanced nanotechnology technology.
  • Apprentice: qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for the Apprentice Program with paid on-the-job training.
  • Displaced workers with a background in technology: to get new skills for a career in a high growth industry.

These high tech professional development training workshops are taught by a world-class faculty consisting of professors from Stanford University, NASA, California Institute of Nanotechnology and other leading organizations and industry partners.

Currently Offered Training Programs:

1.Certified Nanotechnology & Clean Technology Professional (CNCP)

3. Certified Clean Tech Engineer

3. Nanotech Train the Trainer

Please see details below.


8-Week advanced training programs for engineers, scientists, technical and business managers to prepared for senior level of responsibilities in technology and business development in the emerging field of nanotechnology and applications in clean energy. Group project management and hands-on training in nanocomposite thin film and advanced battery for electric vehicle technology will be highlighted . Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Wednesday 7:00 PM- 9:00 PM (online collaboration).

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* Competitive advantages for your career

* Relevant and most up-to-date industry knowledge

* Hands-on skills in project management

* Learn from industry experts

* Networking opportunities with decision makers

Prerequisite: a 4 year degree (Bachelor of Art, Sciences or Engineering) or equivalent with at least 5 years of working experience.

Weekly schedule: Saturday 9:00 AM- 5:30 PM (in classroom), Wednesday: 7:00 PM- 9:00 PM (online group project collaboration)

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For more information, please visit our partner's web page on the Clean Tech Institute Training Program



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The Certified Clean Tech Technician (CCTE) is an intensive 13 week certificate program is designed to train a new generation of engineers highly skilled in the design and applications of renewable energy, process engineering and manufacturing of state of the art clean tech processes including: thin film photovoltaics, wind turbines, and nanomaterial batteries used in electric vehicles. The program includes a hands-on lab component covering the practice and design of silicon based photovoltaic systems. Students are expected to participate in field trips visiting solar manufacturing companies.

Prerequisite: a 4 year degree (Bachelor of Art, Sciences or Engineering) or equivalent with at least 5 years of working experience.

Download a brochure of the Certified Clean Tech Engineer

Program Schedule: 13 weeks

Topics include:

This class is designed wtih the working professional in mind. Courses are offered on Saturdays and evenings to be considerate of your time. You will be collaborating with classmates on group projects in Clean Tech and honing your own project management skills as well as work hands-on an electric vehicle conversion.

Photovolatic system design
Electric car and hybrid control systems
Latest development in battery technology
Computerized Controller Systems
Electric circuit systems
Wind Turbines
Power inverter systems
Electric propulsion systems
Energy management systems
High voltage vehicle safety
Conversion to electric vehicle
Course Schedule:

Wednesdays from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Click here to register for the CCTE Class

Please contact the Clean Tech Institute for more information at 800-567-8184



The Clean Tech Train theTrainer Program is a unique program offered to engineers, technical managers and professionals who wish to embark on a rewarding career of training others in the clean tech industry.

Train the Trainer

The training program is 12 weeks, in 2 parts:

Part 1: 8-weeks of intensive training in photovoltaic, thin film nanocomposte technology, wind energy, electric vehicle, advanced battery technology with hands-on workshops teaching techniques and how to become a trainer in the emerging clean tech industries.

Part 2: 4-week practice period enabling participants to give seminars and teach at the institute and other training organizations in the clean tech industries.

Next Training Date: June 18-August 13, 2011 on Saturdays only from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, followed by 4 week of training practice.

Location: at the Clean Tech Institute located in Fremont and at the NASA Ames Research Center.


For more information, please contact our partner, Clean Tech Institute Training Coordinator at 800-567-8184