CleanEdison's Solar PV Mastery Combo course aligns with the standards set forth by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP). This course will provide individuals with the knowledge, skills and certification needed to become fully certified solar energy professionals.
Why Take This Course:Employers and customers expect Solar Panel Installation Training for installers, and NABCEP certification is often required to qualify for installation incentives and rebates.This course provides all 58 hours (18 basic* and 40 advanced) of training required for NABCEP PV Installer Certification.You can enter this course as an absolute beginner, and you will leave with the advanced knowledge needed to stand out as an experienced and qualified photovoltaic installer, project manager, or system design engineer.This Solar Energy Training course is IREC ISPQ Accredited and was designed to NABCEP's Job Task AnalysisYou will gain solar installation skills that can immediately be applied to the fieldThe solar energy industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the nation
*18 basic credit hours can only be achieved by successfully passing the NABCEP Entry Level exam.
There are no prerequisites. Our Solar PV Mastery Combo Course is ideal for:
RoofersElectriciansContractorsArchitectsAnyone who aspires to become a certified solar PV installation professionalWhat You'll Learn:
CleanEdison's Solar PV Mastery Course begins with the 20-hour Entry Level Photovoltaic online course. Then, you will join experienced Solar industry professionals for the 5-day Advanced Solar Photovoltaic live class.
Online Course Objectives:
Calculate basic electricity valuesIdentify the elements of PV systemsRecognize important PV termsUnderstand the history of PVIdentify consumers of PV technologyRecognize advantages and disadvantages of PV systemsIdentify types of PV systemsUnderstand daily and annual solar variationsUnderstand the importance of PV locationLearn about techniques for shading analysisBe able to calculate electricity production from a PV systemLearn about additional resources and solar energy employment opportunities
Day 1 Course Outline:
Section A1: Verify Client NeedsSection A2: Review Site SurveySection A3: Confirm System SizingSection A4: Review Design of Energy Storage SystemsSection A5: Confirm String Sizing CalculationsSection A6: Review System Component SelectionSection A7: Review Wiring and Conduit Size Calculations
Day 2 Course Outline:
Section A8: Review Overcurrent ProtectionSection A9: Review Fastener SelectionSection A10: Review Plan SetsSection B1: Conduct Pre-Construction MeetingsSection B2: Secure Permits and ApprovalSection B3: Manage Project LaborSection B4: Adapt System Design
Day 3 Course Outline:
Section B5: Manage Project EquipmentSection B6: Implement a Site-Specific Safety PlanSection C1: Mitigate Electrical HazardsSection C2: Install Grounding SystemsSection C3: Install Conduit and RacewaysSection C4: Install Electrial ComponentsSection C5: Install Circuit Conductors
Day 4 Course Outline:
Section C6: Install UtilityInterconnectionSection C7: Install System InstrumentationSection C8: Install Battery ComponentsSection D1: Install Equipment FoundationSection D2: Install Mounting Syste,Section D3: Install PV ModulesSection E1: Testing the System
Day 5 Course Outline:
Section E2: Commission th SystemSection E3: Complete System DocumentationSection E4: Orient Customer to SystemSection F1: Conducting Maintenance and TroubleshootingSection F2: Perform Visual InspectionSection F3: Verify System OperationSection F4: Perform Corrective ActionsSection F5: Verify Effectiveness of Corrective ActionsWhat's Included:20-hour online Entry Level Solar Photovoltaic class to be completed anytime on your schedule5-day Advanced Solar Photovoltaic course, including 4 days in the classroom and 1 full day of hands-on training with real panels
- Both Options Include -
100 practice questions for the NABCEP PV Installer exam.National Electric Code Handbook 2011. $133 valuePhotovoltaics Design and Installation Manual. $60 valueNABCEP Entry Level Exam fee, if requested. $95 valueNABCEP Certification
CleanEdison's Solar PV Mastery course prepares participants to earn the nationally recognized NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification.