Solar Technician

This course will introduce you to photovoltaic (PV) design, installation, and maintenance of PV systems.

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Program Dean

PVCC Academic Division

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Non-credit Training Program

Required Courses

  • 14626: Solar Technician Associate Boot Camp

Program Information

The classroom theory and hands-on training will cover the following learning objectives: 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 and performance analysis, maintenance, and troubleshooting. At the end of the course, students will be eligible to sit for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Photovoltaic Associate (PVA) Exam. The PVA credential is intended for people who are currently working in, or seeking employment in, the renewable energy industry.