ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY - BASIC PHOTOVOLTAIC DESIGN AND INSTALLATION ( Official )
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Program Type: Occupational Skills Certificate

Division: Engineering & Technology

Program Description:
This program provides a comprehensive introduction to solar photovoltaic (PV) energy systems, including system sizing, design and installation. Basic electrical theories and National Electrical Code related to photovoltaic will be studied. Hands-on experiments and laboratory assignments with state of the art test instruments will provide testing and troubleshooting techniques. Successful participants will also be qualified to sit for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) “PV Installer Entry Level Certificate of Knowledge” examination.

An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Effective 2009-2010


Required Units in the Major:    11

Required Courses
  ELTY 250 - INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS (4.0 units)
  &
  TECH 107A - TECHNICAL CALCULATIONS (3.0 units)
  &
  ELTY 251 - PHOTOVOLTAIC THEORY AND INSTALLATION TECHNIQUES (4.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives

None