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|Solar Photovoltaics: Basics Certificate
||Engineering and Applied Technology
Total Units: 8
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
The Solar Photovoltaics: Basics certificate of achievement is comprised of industry-driven courses focused on the development of introductory skills and knowledge used in the installation, design and sales of solar photovoltaic systems.
- Have a general understanding of the various roles and responsibilities of people working in the solar photovoltaic and related industries.
- Identify and propose remedy for unsafe workspace conditions.
- Describe in general, the components, tools, and installation methods used for installation of grid tie residential solar photovoltaic systems.
The requirements for the Solar Photovoltaics: Basics Certificate program are:
Complete 8 units from
- Solar Photovoltaics: Basics Requirements
|Solar Photovoltaics: Basics Requirements - complete 8.00 units|
|RENRG 101||Renewable Energy Industry Careers||2.00|
|RENRG 102||Electrical Trade Tools, Parts, Components & OSHA 10||2.00|
|RENRG 103||Basics of Grid Tie Residential Systems||3.00|
|Complete any combination totaling at least 1.00 units from the following:|
|BAD 53||Introduction to Solving Business Problems With Spreadsheets||1.50|
|CS 61.11A||Microsoft Excel, Part 1||1.50|
|LIR 10||Introduction to Information Literacy||1.00|
The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
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