May 01, 2017 - May 05, 2017
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
UVICELL - St. Thomas
This 40-hour course will prepare you to sit for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Photovoltaic (PV) Entry Level certification. The class is open to individuals seeking a new career in the solar industry, contractors, home-owners or experienced individuals that need to prepare and sit the certification exam.
You 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:
Course fees include a course textbook, other resource materials and certification exam. Students are asked to bring a calculator, pen or pencil and note paper to class.