About.

5-Day Intensive Solar Training. PV 200 is an intensive solar training course that offers 40 hours of critical knowledge and hands-on practice in the essentials of photovoltaic technology (PV). The course content has been honed through 15 years of experience and is taught by experienced industry professionals. If you are a contractor or electrician interested in expanding your business, would like to start a solar business, or just want an in-depth look into how Solar PV works, then this course is for you!

This course is designed to meet the learning objectives in preparation for the NABCEP Photovoltaic Associate Exam. As such, the course offers an excellent foundation in solar technology and provides opportunity for hands-on training whether or not you choose to take the exam. 

Program.

Through presentation, students will learn solar fundamentals: basic electricity, celestial mechanics, energy efficiency, solar markets and applications, system design, system components, construction safety and solar tools. Through hands-on practice, students gain experience in mounting solar panels, racking with roof penetrations, wiring inverters, DC and AC disconnects and load center/service panels.


By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the benefits of energy efficiency
  • State the advantages and disadvantages of the PV market
  • Understand and define the fundamentals of electricity
  • List the components of a PV module array and the factors that determine PV module performance
  • Identify all components necessary for the balance of a system
  • Define various terminologies related to site evaluation
  • Design both Grid-Tied and Off-Grid PV systems
  • Learn how to install a PV system, maintain it, and troubleshoot potential problems
  • Know all safety measures necessary during installation

Highlights.

  • Solar Training
  • Renewable Energy

Living Conditions.

Sleeping

  • tent camping
  • private room

Omnivore Food

  • communal kitchen access

Internet

  • fast: streaming video

Contact

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