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PV 401.01 Advanced Photovoltaic Installation

Course Description

This five-day installation course offers participants an advanced level of lecture and hands-on learning as they install a permanent utility-interactive, awning mounted PV system from the ground up. Participants will learn about sizing, component selection, system layout, NEC calculations and requirements, and real world installation techniques.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify system components and characteristics
  • Describe system types and relevant UL IEEE and NEC issues
  • Explain the use of each component
  • Demonstrate installation techniques for systems
  • Identify code issues
  • Install the PV array
  • Install the Balance of System (BOS)
  • Explain commissioning protocol
  • Explain system completion checkout
  • Demonstrate system inspection
  • Identify common mistakes

Course Instructor: 

Chris LaForge, Great Northern Solar

Required Course Materials:

  • Notepad
  • Pencil or pen
  • Calculator
  • Lunch
  • Personal Safety Glasses
  • Personal Hearing Protection
  • Work gloves
  • Close-toe boots or shoes
  • Long sleeve shirt and pants
  • Text: NEC 2011
  • Text: Photovoltaic Systems

Continuing Education Units:

  • 40.0 continuing education credits for NABCEP PV Installer Certification
  • 40.0 credit hours for WI Commercial Electrical Inspector Certification
  • 40.0 credit hours for WI Journeyman and Master Electricians
  • 40.0 credit hours for WI UDC - Electrical Inspector Certification

Prerequisites:

  • PV 301 Photovoltaic Design and Installation Lab or PV 701 Photovoltaic Technology Instructor Institute or comparable training from an ISPQ accredited training institute (please email Chris at christ@midwestrenew.org if you have comparable experience to discuss details)

Being an Individual Membership gets you $20 off of each course. Not a member, but want to be? Simply go to the membership page to become one.

November 1st, 2012 9:00 AM   through   November 5th, 2012 5:00 PM
7558 Deer Road
Renew the Earth Institute
Custer, WI 54423
United States

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Non-Member Price $ 820.00
Member Price $ 800.00

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