This program is designed to prepare the student for entry level residential and utility scale photovoltaic installations. Solar Technician certificate will introduce students to basic electrical theory, electrical safety, solar radiation, welding, blue-print reading, site surveys, system design and installation, commissioning and troubleshooting.Students will learn NABCEP's learning objectives. The NABCEP exam will be available for students successfully completing the course. The test will have an additional cost to each student participating.
Community need for training solar installation technicians.
This certificate is designed to provide comprehensive occupational training in the skills and methods used in the solar installation industry. Students will be taught the manipulative skills and the technical knowledge in blueprint reading, electricity and plumbing required to qualify for employment in the solar industry. Examples of employment positions student may pursue include, but are not limited to general solar installation, solar site manager/supervisor, maintenance and repair.
(Y1 or S1)
|BCT 116||Basic House Wiring Theory||3||S1|
|BCT 220||Photovoltaic Systems||4||S1|
|WEL 103||Basic Tig Welding||3||S1|
|BCT 110||Blueprint Reading||3||S2|
|BCT 113||Basic Plumbing||3||S2|
|NBE 098||Preparatory Mathematics||0||S2|
Diann Thursby · 09/10/20
Received regional recommendation at 08-24-2020 IEDRC Deans Meeting.