Intro to Solar PV Design and Installation

Quinsigamond Community College

PROGRAM INFO

Find your role in the Solar PV industry. This condensed, instructor-led course has been designed to fit the schedules of busy professionals and students alike. Individuals will learn the PV system concepts required by entry-level designers, installers, sales consultants, estimators and inspectors by studying the fundamental principles of the application, design, installation and operation of grid-tied and stand-alone PV Systems.

Topics covered include:

  • PV Markets and Applications
  • Safety Basics
  • Electricity Basics
  • Solar Energy Fundamentals
  • PV Module Fundamentals
  • System Components
  • PV System Sizing Principles
  • PV System Electrical Design
  • PV System Mechanical Design
  • Performance Analysis, Maintenance and Troubleshooting

Upon successful completion of this coursework, students are eligible to sit for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners’ (NABCEP) PV Entry Level Exam.

PROVIDER INFO

  • Institution Name: Quinsigamond Community College
  • Department: Training and Education Center
  • Address: 670 West Boylston Street, Worcester, MA 01606
  • Website: http://www.qcc.edu

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