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PVO 701.03 Photovoltaic Technology Instructor Institute

Course Description

This online/hands-on hybrid course is designed for instructors who will be offering photovoltaic technical training at their organization.

Participants will advance through lecture, hands-on installation, and design work that covers the MREA course content for PV 101 (Basic Photovoltaics), PV 205 (Intermediate Photovoltaics), and PV 301 (PV Design and Installation Lab).

This is a 40-hour course consisting of eight hours of online lecture materials in advance of four days of hands-on activities working on lab systems.

Course Instructors:

  • Julie Brazeau, MREA
  • Clay Sterling, MREA


Participants must be affiliated with an active solar training program.

Required Materials:


  • A computer
  • A phone
  • Basic computer skills
  • Computer browser such as Firefox or Safari (not Internet Explorer) with pop-ups enabled for the course
  • Adobe reader
  • Calculator


  • Notepad
  • Pen or pencil
  • Calculator
  • Work clothes
  • Work boots
  • Safety glasses
  • Hearing protection
  • Text, Photovoltaic Systems
  • Text, National Electric Code 2011

Details on the schedule:

July 15-August 9, 2013: online portion (PV 101 and PV 205)

August 12-15, 2013: onsite lab activities (PV 205 and PV 301) - Lorain County Community College.

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.

July 15th, 2013 12:00 AM   through   August 21st, 2013 5:00 PM
1005 N Abbe Rd
Lorain County Community College
Elyria, OH 44035
United States

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Phone: 715-592-6595
Non-Member Price $ 1,200.00
Member Price $ 1,180.00

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