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PV 405.01 Advancements in PV (Online)

Course Description

This online course is designed to bring participants up-to-date on the newest equipment and techniques used in PV installation. This includes the latest gear (modules, inverters, charge controllers, mounting structures, disconnection means, etc.) and the newest, most efficient, and safest methods for installing PV systems that meet NEC code.

Course Objectives

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

  • Identify the major changes in the types of equipment used in PV installation and describe why these changes occurred
  • Describe how equipment development affect system design
  • Identify new products, their innovations, and their use
  • Define PV system design revisions presented by the new equipment
  • Discuss design challenges and identify solutions

Recognized CECs for Licensed Professionals

  • 7.0 hours for NABCEP PV Installation Professional certification
  • 7.0 hours for NABCEP PV Technical Sales certification
  • 7.5 credit hours for WI Commercial Electrical Inspector Certification
  • 7.5 credit hours for WI Journeyman and Master Electrician Certification
  • 7.5 credit hours for WI UDC - Electrical Inspector Certification

Course Instructor 

Chris LaForge, Great Northern Solar


February 17 - March 16, 2014
Live, mandatory webinars (4 total) on Tuesdays from 5:00-7:00 pm CT 

MREA Online Course Policy: Mandatory Webinar Attendance

This course includes weekly scheduled, live webinars in which the instructor presents the course materials. Webinar attendance is recorded and tracked throughout the duration of the course.

Course materials are available on the MREA online course website within the scheduled course start and end dates. Participants will not receive a Letter of Completion or applicable continuing education credits/hours unless all webinars are fully attended, and all assignments and quizzes are completed by the course end date to the instructor’s satisfaction. The MREA cannot give partial credit for this course.  

Required Course Materials

  • Computer
  • Phone or VOIP
  • Basic computer skills
  • Web browser such as Google Chrome, Firefox, or Safari (not Internet Explorer) with pop-ups enabled
  • Adobe Reader
  • Calculator


  • PV 101 and PV 202/205
  • or PV 701 
  • or equivalent
  • or NABCEP PV Entry Level or Installer Certification

Being an MREA member means getting a $20 discount on courses and free admission to The Energy Fair. Not a member? Visit our membership page to become one.

February 17th, 2014 12:00 AM   through   March 16th, 2014 5:00 PM
United States

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Phone: 715-592-6595
Non-Member Price $ 250.00
Member Price $ 230.00

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