In this 40-hour course, you will learn a basic trade knowledge of photovoltaic (PV) systems necessary to build a highly successful foundation for business. The course consists of four days of in-class participation including lecture, Q&A, and formulative work. Additionally, there is an eight hour hands-on session where you will actually install and operate a solar PV system. Following successful completion of this course, you will be eligible to sit for the NABCEP (North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners) Entry Level Exam - (http://www.nabcep.org/entry-level-program-2.)
The Fundamentals of Solar Business & Technical Sales course provides you with an overview for selling solar pv systems properly and is designed for anyone interested in entering the solar business. This course is registered for 8 NABCEP Continuing Education Contact Hours.
The PV Inspectors course is designed to provide you with a basic knowledge of how to inspect PV Systems to ensure proper connectivity and operation. You will be able to build a framework and develop the experience necessary to perform PV inspections quickly and thoroughly following successful completion of this course. This course is registered for 8 NABCEP Continuing Education Contact Hours.
This course covers Electrical Grounding & Bonding as it applies to photovoltaic systems. In this course, you will spend quality time reviewing current NEC codes and changes from previous regulations. You will review which installations require grounding and what type is best for each application. During the course, you will conduct sample calculations and review practical applications.
Whether you represent an educational system; community, city or county government; or municipality – learn how solar can bring profit and energy savings to your location. In this course, you will review the specifics of solar energy, how it can be beneficial on a municipal level and funding opportunities to ensure a profitable system. This three hour course features guest speakers from experienced finance institutions and government agencies.