Certificate Detail: SOLARINSTALLCERT - Solar Installation Certificate

This 45-hour hybrid course meets 5 times via live-webinar or in-person, with the rest of the content online over a 10-week period. Students who complete this course will be able to model safe practices while working with Photovoltaic (PV) systems; integrate or adapt mechanical and electrical designs for residential and commercial systems; complete the installation of a model system and perform a system checkout, inspection, and troubleshoot any problems that may arise; analyze existing systems and determine appropriate battery- bank size, identify potential problems, and determine appropriate solutions; and create a presentation to include site survey data, components, pricing, system design one-line diagrams. Upon successful completion of this one-course program a student can earn the Solar Installation Certificate. Students must complete the Solar Sales Certificate first. ?Upon successful completion of the Solar Installation Certificate Program, students may qualify for entry-level positions, including Solar Technician, Solar Systems Installer, Solar Sales Representative, or Solar Maintenance Technician.


Course Title Mandatory Year Span
Electrical Principles for Alternative Energy Mandatory 2
Basic Solar Photovoltaic Systems Mandatory 2
Advanced Solar Photovoltaic Systems Mandatory 2

Electives Required: 0