TECU 0001: Intro to Photovoltaics I
Intro to Photovoltaics I is a two-week (20 hour) course offered to individuals wanting to enter into the Solar Energy field. This course prepares students for the ETA Entry Level Solar Installer Certification Exam. Included in these requirements is hand-on lab training where each student must complete specific tasks related to Solar PV Installation.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Identify major components of a photovoltaic system
Identify types of PV systems
Identify panel types and characteristics
Determine proper installation sequence for array and BOS
Install basic array and BOS components
Determine proper array Orientation
Understand basic performance characteristics
Understand basic systems sizing methods
Troubleshoot basic systems problems and installation errors
Books, Meals, Travel, Materials, Software, Equipment: No Cost.
The tuition only covers administrative costs and nothing else is provided to the student.
$2,200 (CAEL agreed tuition with ten percent discount is $1,980)
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