Solar Photovoltaic Technology Training

Instructor teaches students about solar photovoltaic technology

Solar Photovoltaic Technology Training

Course Code: EGY-SOLARPV

Our Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Technology program will introduce you to one of the fastest growing construction industries. This hands-on program is delivered in a short-term format with no prior experience necessary.

Solar PV technology is an increasingly growing industry that converts sunlight into electricity, which is commercially utilized for electricity generation. The course is broken down into topics including: photovoltaic systems, solar radiation, site surveys, permitting and inspection, system components and configurations, batteries, charge controllers and utility interconnection, inverters, system sizing, mechanical and electrical integration, maintenance, troubleshooting and economic analysis.

You’ll also learn about design and installation of PV systems, as well as other clean and renewable energy production systems and energy modeling software. Upon completion, you will be certified to work in the solar industry with hands-on applications.

Content for this program was developed based on the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) PV Installation Professional Job Task Analysis.

Financial assistance may be available. For more information, call us at 252-633-0857.

Available Classes

Course Register Dates Price
This course is designed for instructional areas related to the fundamentals of photovoltaic systems: 1) photovoltaic systems design criteria, 2) photovoltaic systems installation, 3) photovoltaic systems safety issues, 4) maintenance of photovoltaic systems, 5) construction skills, and 6) applied math skills. These workforce skill sets are applicable with the following employment areas: dealer/installer or other photovoltaic industry positions.
Meeting times and locations:

01/12/23 - 04/06/23
Thur 5:30p - 9:30p
Volt Center, Room 114
205 First St, New Bern NC 28560

01/14/23 - 04/06/23
Sat 8a - 12p
Volt Center, Room 114
205 First St, New Bern NC 28560

01/14/23 - 04/06/23
Sat 1p - 2p
ON
Volt Center
205 First St, New Bern NC 28560

Funding Opportunities 

This program is eligible for the Volt Toolbelt Trust, which covers up to 100% of registration costs. Visit our Volt Toolbelt Trust page to learn more.  

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Photovoltaic Systems, Third Edition, James P. Dunlop/NJATC, ISBN 978-1-935941-05-7

Check our campus bookstore for availability.

Contact Information

Volt Center
205 First Street
New Bern, NC 28562
252-633-0857

Workforce Development
Brock Administration Building
New Bern Campus
252-638-7248

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