Solar Training Courses and Workshops

Schools providing training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Solar Energy Technology




Total 176 training courses and degree programs available around the world.

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Solar Energy Technology Basics (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: GTC Economic Development and Corporate Training
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Greenville, Simpsonville, Taylors, United States
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This course is a study of the fundamental concepts of solar energy and systems, site assessment, electrical and thermal energy, energy storage, return on investment and licensing requirements. Additional topics include relevant codes, permitting orientation, solar irradiance, energy analysis, active and passive solar systems and their appropriate uses for residential and light commercial applications.

Solar Thermal Design and Installation

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Greenville Technical College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Greenville, Simpsonville, Taylors, United States
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This course is a study of solar thermal specific design, cost analysis, and installation requirements. Students will be required to perform two thermal installs as part of their lab work. Students should be prepared to purchase tools and equipment necessary to perform thermal installs. The ability to climb and lift equipment and solar components is required.

Solar Photovoltaic Design and Installation

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Greenville Technical College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Greenville, Simpsonville, Taylors, United States
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This course is a study of solar photovoltaic (PV) specific design, code compliance, sizing calculations, cost analysis, inverter applications, safety issues, and associated component selections. Students will be required to perform two solar PV installations as part of the class coverage. Students will be required to purchase and utilize their own tools and small components to assist them in the solar industry.

Solar Thermal Systems

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Greenville Technical College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Greenville, Simpsonville, Taylors, United States
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This course is a study of entry-level solar thermal concepts to include solar panel types and methods, as well as pump controls, sizing, connections, and installation. Students will be required to design and install two complete solar thermal systems during the lab portion of this class. Some strenuous activities will be required to complete this course. Students must have the ability to lift 50 pounds and work above ground level to install solar systems.

Solar Photovoltaic Systems

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Greenville Technical College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Greenville, Simpsonville, Taylors, United States
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This course studies the installation and connections of solar photovoltaic (PV) components in residential or light commercial field applications. Students will be required to perform code compliant installations in field-simulated conditions and will design and install two complete solar PV systems during the lab portion of this class. Some strenuous activities will be required to complete this course. Students must have the ability to lift 50 pounds and work above ground level to install solar systems.

Basic Solar Energy Technology

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Greenville Technical College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Greenville, Simpsonville, Taylors, United States
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This course is a study of the fundamental concepts of solar energy and systems, site assessment, electrical and thermal energy, energy storage, return on investment, and licensing requirements. Additional topics include relevant codes, permitting, orientation, solar irradiance, energy analysis, active and passive solar systems and their appropriate uses for residential and light commercial applications.

Solar Building Fundamentals

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Greenville Technical College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Greenville, Simpsonville, Taylors, United States

This course is an introduction to building materials, fundamental building techniques, and building systems specific to the solar industry.

Solar PV Technical Sales

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: IEC Chesapeake
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dulles, Laurel, United States
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Ecotech Training’s Online Solar Sales course introduces the fundamentals of solar photovoltaic technology and markets for new professionals. The course will continue into special sales methods for solar photovoltaic, communicating with customers, estimating systems, and communicating needs to the installer.

Solar PV Entry Level

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: IEC Chesapeake
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dulles, Laurel, United States

100 practice questions for the NABCEP Entry Level Exam in the Course Ecotech Training Guarantee: If you do not pass the exam on your first try, you may take the course at no additional cost NABCEP Entry Level Exam Fee and scheduling. 60 days of unlimited entry

Solar PV Advanced

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: IEC Chesapeake
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dulles, Laurel, United States
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Why Take This Course: Ecotech Training&,#146,s Online Advanced Solar PV training both provides the required advanced training hours and exam preparation for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification Exam. As the solar industry continues to mature, employers and customers are beginning to expect advanced training for installers. Participants in this course will have the opportunity to gain the advanced knowledge needed to stand out as a trained and qualified solar installer, business owner, project manager or system designer. This solar energy training course was designed to NABCEP&,#146,s Job Task Analysis Participants will gain solar installation skills that can immediately be applied in the field. The solar energy industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the nation-it pays to become a solar installer. What&,#146,s Included 40-hour online self-paced course 100 practice questions for the PV Installation Professional Certification Exam in the course 40 Advanced Credit Hours toward the PV Installation Professional Exam 60 days of unlimited access

Solar PV

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: IEC Chesapeake
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dulles, Laurel, United States
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Start your course immediately in our learning management system ! This Package Includes: 18-hour online Entry Level Solar PV self-paced course 40-hour online Advanced Solar PV installation self-paced course All 58 of the minimum required hours to sit for the NABCEP PV installation Professional exam, provided that a passing score is achieved on the NABCEP Entry Level Exam

Solar PV System Design

Course Format: On-site
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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The last renewable energy resource to be developed in Canada, solar PV systems are unfamiliar to many engineers involved in power generation. The course covers the basics of commercially available PV modules, sizing of PV strings, combiners, re-combiners, and cables, and, PV circuit protective elements and grounding based on Ontario Electrical Safety Code (OESC) requirements. Additionally, the course deals with solar site assessment, installation consideration, financial evaluation of design, DC and AC losses, utility scale inverters, PV system commissioning, and Ontario Power Authority and Hydro One technical requirements.

The course focuses on ground-mounted, grid-connected, medium and large utility scale solar farms connected to medium-voltage hydro circuits. Participants will also learn about overall solar farm configuration including DC and AC design and conceptual design of MV substation and AC collector circuits.

Objective
To provide participants with a sound understanding of the principles used to evaluate and design utility scale PV solar farms.

Who Should Attend
The course is designed for owners, electrical designers,... [Read More]

Solar PV Design and Installation

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Pace University Continuing & Professional Education
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
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This course provides an introduction to solar photovoltaic technologies and prepare students to perform site evaluations and install a fully-functional solar PV system. Participants must have a basic knowledge of electricity and must possess the ability to work with hand tools. This 40-hour, hands-on, teacher-led class covers the basics of designing and installing both a grid-tied system and an off-grid system with battery backup. The course includes lectures, videos and two Solar PV installations by all participants. Students will be prepared to take the NABCEP Entry Level Exam. All course materials and exam included in cost of tuition.

Based on the ten objectives contained in the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Entry Level Program, this 40-hour class covers the basics of designing and installing both a grid-tied system and an off-grid system with battery backup. The course includes lectures, videos and two Solar PV installations by all participants. The course will also cover system costs, NYSERDA, State and Federal incentives and rebates, net metering and all system components including thin-film sheets and crystal panels, inv... [Read More]

Inspecting Solar PV Systems

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Pace University Continuing & Professional Education
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
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This course is an instructor-led, three day class will review the codes and standards containing detailed requirements for the proper design and installation of PV systems. This class is a must for those responsible for code enforcement, including municipalities and Department of Buildings inspectors. PV installers who wish to pursue additional PV - specific and electrical training and work closely with the local permitting and inspecting authorities to perform code-compliant installations will also benefit from this class.

You Will Learn To
•Determine and understand how each part of a Solar PV systems interacts with the other parts

•Understand the electric code requirements and see how a system meets those requirements

•Read and evaluate plans and schematic drawings

•Fully install two different mounting and installation systems

Solar Thermal (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Los Angeles Trade Technical College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Los Angeles, United States
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A Certificate of Achievement in Solar Thermal Installation and Maintenance may be earned by successfully completing a minimum of 33 units from the required courses listed below with a “C?or better grade in each course. Upon successful completion of this program a student will have the basic knowledge and skills for employment in the solar thermal area of the energy industry at the entry level.

Program outcomes include, the use of hand and power tools to perform entry level laborer work within the solar thermal energy sector, demonstration of sustainable industry principles and practices, perform calculations &, measurements commiserate to entry level laborer work within the utility energy sector, and work independently &, interdependently to safely accomplish shared professional outcomes. Skills gained from the program prepare a student for employment with contractors, individual facilities management companies, and other private or public agencies doing energy efficient building or performing solar thermal energy upgrade retro-fitting on existing residential and commercial buildings.

Solar PV (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Los Angeles Trade Technical College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Los Angeles, United States
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A Certificate of Achievement in Solar PV Installation and Maintenance may be earned by successfully completing a minimum of 26 units from the required courses listed below with a “C?or better grade in each course. Upon successful completion of this program a student will have the basic knowledge and skills for employment in the solar PV area of the energy industry at the entry level.

Program outcomes include, the use of hand and power tools to perform entry level laborer work within the utility energy sector, demonstration of sustainable industry principles and practices, perform calculations &, measurements commiserate to entry level laborer work within the utility energy sector, and work independently &, interdependently to safely accomplish shared professional outcomes. Skills gained from the program prepare a student for employment with contractors, individual facilities management companies, and other private or public agencies doing energy efficient building or performing energy upgrade retro-fitting on existing residential and commercial buildings.

SOLAR ENERGY

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Los Angeles Trade Technical College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Los Angeles, United States
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This course is designed for individuals that have the basic electrical and mechanical skills of an energy technician or electrician and are looking to expand into the renewable energy fi eld. This is a hands on class to develop the fundamental principles and practices for installation and maintenance of solar, wind, and similar renewable energy systems. This course covers basic planning, installation, and maintenance of the necessary components for various renewable energy systems

CARPENTRY AND CONSTRUCTION FOR SOLAR INSTALLATION

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Los Angeles Trade Technical College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Los Angeles, United States
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This course covers the roof structure principles necessary for installation of solar panels. Construction techniques and principles of roof framing and construction will be emphasized. Roof covering and flashing will also be a focus of the course. The installation and mounting of different panel mounting systems will also be demonstrated and covered in class.

solar pv technology Workshop (Certificate) (Diploma)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: VJTI Mumbai University Mumbai INDIA
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Mumbai, India

1. Solar pv Technology &, Its applications
2. Basic understanding of Solar PV Technology
3 Rooftop Solar PV Design and installation
4.Grid connected Solar PV Power Plant(MW)Design and installation

Solar Water Heating (Certificate)

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: Texas Southern University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Houston, United States
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Heating water with the sun is a practice almost as old as humankind itself. This Solar Water Heating Specialist course is a guide to this clean and cost-effective technology. Beginning with a review of the history of solar water and space heating systems from prehistory to the present, this course presents an introduction to modern solar energy systems, energy conservation, and energy economics.

This course covers:
•Types of solar collectors, solar water, and space heating systems and solar pool heating systems, including their advantages and disadvantages
•System components, their installation, operation, and maintenance
•System sizing and siting
•Choosing the appropriate system

This course also focuses on the financial aspects of solar water or space heating systems, clearly showing that such systems generate significant savings in the long run.

Prerequisite(s): None

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