18A:54-24.1 "Green job" defined, certification program.
1. a. As used in this section, "green job" means those aspects of employment that deal with renewable energy, energy conservation, energy efficiency, and energy sustainability.
b.A county vocational school district may enter into a partnership with one or more private entities to develop and establish a green jobs certification program. Under the program the county vocational school district shall identify needed skills, develop training programs, and train workers for green jobs in one or more industries including, but not limited to, energy efficient building, construction and retrofits, renewable electric power, energy efficient vehicles, biofuels, and manufacturing that produces sustainable products and uses sustainable processes and materials. The county vocational school district shall issue a green jobs certification to each person who successfully completes the training program.
c.A county vocational school district may review national standards established by various industries in developing a green jobs certification program.
d.A county vocational school district may consult with the Department of Community Affairs in developing a green jobs certification program.
L.2011, c.137, s.1.
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