Solar Photovoltaic Systems Introduction & Installation PC370

  • 23 Aug 2010
  • 8:00 AM
  • 27 Aug 2010
  • 5:00 PM
  • Comprehensive Community Solutions, 917 S Main St, Rockford, IL 61101


Be prepared for the growing demand for clean, renewable energy. With growing awareness of the negative effects of fossil fuel, rising energy prices, and an economic recession, people are prepared to make the shift to solar electric and will be looking for trained installers.

This course provides students with a working knowledge of Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems. It is designed for individuals wanting to gain an in-depth knowledge of PV systems, design techniques, equipment functionality as well as installation components and methods.  This course has a hands on installation component in a lab environment to apply visual as well as skills learned. 

This is for new or intermediate solar individuals wanting to gain foundational working knowledge with regard to producing high quality PV systems.
This course is designed to provide the knowledge needed to pass entry level certification exams that can be proctored during the course. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the design of high quality solar systems and the components used for high efficiency
  • Electricity basics, solar energy fundamentals and photovoltaic module types and fundamentals
  • Designing proper size photovoltaic systems
  • System component integration and understanding
  • Apply solar calculations to determine whether a solar project is viable at a specific location
  • Analyze performance outcomes and troubleshoot problems
  • Assure proper installation and incorporate proper safety procedures
  • Discuss the growing markets and applications in efficient photovoltaic systems
  • Apply the benefits of solar technology to improve our economic future

Career Benefits

Note: NABCEP Entry Level exam is not required prior to taking the NABCEP PV Installer exam.

 PC370 40 4$1295/$1495

Offered in partnership with Applied Professional Training and Comprehensive Community Solutions.

Lunch and beverages will be provided daily.

ISEA Member $1295 (Business level member)
Non-member  $1495

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