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|Solar Photovoltaics: System Installation Certificate
||Engineering and Applied Technology
Total Units: 12
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
The Solar Photovoltaics: System Installation certificate of achievement is comprised of industry-driven courses focused on the development of skills and knowledge used in the installation of solar photovoltaic systems.
- Describe the basic technology, tools, materials, and equipment commonly used in residential solar photovoltaics systems;
- Apply necessary safety precautions to minimize workplace hazards and protect customer’s property;
- Identify proper site location and installation of residential photovoltaic panels, electrical distribution, inverters, electrical connection, conversion, and distribution components;
- Assemble a simple racking and module system;
- Determine the suitability for advanced topics application to project-specific uses.
The requirements for the Solar Photovoltaics: System Installation Certificate program are:
Complete 12 units from
- Solar Photovoltaics: System Installation Requirements
|Solar Photovoltaics: System Installation Requirements - complete 12.00 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|
|RENRG 104||Grid Tie Residential Solar PV Installation||3.00|
|RENRG 106||Photovoltaic Battery Storage System Specialty||2.00|
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.
Course Prerequisites and Advisories:
Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories;
that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course.
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