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The Complete A-Z Solar PV Education Program


A-Z Solar Program

Knock out all your solar PV education in one go with our A-Z Solar Program!


Course Code: SOP101

This 12-Day program combines our Solar PV Hands-On Design and Installation Workshop with our Advanced Solar PV Design and Installation Certification Preparation at a discounted price. This program has everything you need to propel yourself from solar enthusiast to solar PV professional in no time! It is the quickest path to meet all your NABCEP Entry Level and Advanced Level education hours required to sit for the full PV Installation Professional Exam.


The Complete A-Z Solar Program includes:




COURSE <br/>
INFORMATION

Course Structure

Each day begins with breakfast being served at 7:30 a.m. followed by training that begins promptly at 8:00 a.m. The morning session is 4 hours with a lunch break from noon to 12:30 p.m. The afternoon session continues for 4 hours,ending at 5:00 p.m. Each day there are 8 hours of instruction, totaling 88 hours of professional training over the 12-day course.

This program is 2 weeks long. The first week starts on a Monday and is spent on the Solar PV Workshop. This course concludes on a Friday and at the end of the day students are eligible and have the option to sit for the NABCEP Entry Level Solar PV Exam.* The next morning on Saturday, students will take the Solar Sales Seminar. Sunday is an off day and the program will resume the following monday when students start the Advanced PV Preperation. This course concludes on the following Friday.

*Please note that there is an additional fee of $170 to sit for a NABCEP Entry Level Solar PV Exam.

Lead Instructors

Solar PV Hands-On Workshop: Jeremiah Jancik in Philadelphia, Kevin Kennedy in Los Angeles

Advanced Solar PV Design and Installation Course: Dan Fischl in Philadelphia, Sean White in Los Angeles

Solar Sales and Marketing: David Segrue

LEARNING <br />
OBJECTIVES

What You Will Learn

Students attending this course can expect to learn about the following topics in the Solar PV Hands-On Workshop:

  • Identify major scientific contributions to photovoltaic technology
  • Understand how the industry is changing and who the major players are
  • Demonstrate understanding of basic photovoltaic principles and applications
  • Explain basic electrical phenomena
  • Facilitation of a thorough site assessment
  • Understand principles of system and wire sizing
  • Introduction to utility interconnection process
  • Develop an in depth understanding of PV system design process
  • Uphold strict accordance to professional ethics in the solar PV trade
  • Design a residential roof mounted, grid tied PV system
  • Conduct a thorough site assessment
  • Size a PV system to a customer’s unique needs and desires
  • Be introduced to the fundamentals of battery based and bimodal distributed energy generation systems
  • Complete the following installations:
  • Residential roof mount
  • Ground mounted array
  • Pole mounted array with microinverters
  • Commercial ballasted system
  • Standing seem, non-penetrating roof mount
  • tenK solar system with reflection panels


Students attending this course can expect to learn about the following topics in the Advanced Solar PV Design and Installation Course:

  • Safety
  • Applied trigonometry and algebra with regards to PV system design
  • Irradiance calculations
  • Advanced system sizing
  • System reengineering
  • Inter-row shading design concepts
  • Line tapping techniques
  • Role playing scenarios and case studies
  • Detailed battery back-up system analyses
  • Specific NEC Codes with regards to PV system design

Learning Objectives

COURSE <br />
CURRICULUM

Curriculum for the Solar PV Hands-On Design and Installation Workshop

The full day-to-day curriculum along with more information for this course can be found by clicking on the link below:
Solar PV Hands-On Design and Installation Workshop

Curriculum for the Advanced Solar PV Design and Installation Certification Preparation

The full day-to-day curriculum along with more information for this course can be found by clicking on the link below:
Advanced Solar PV Design and Installation Certification Preparation

Curriculum for the Solar Sales and Marketing Course

The full day's curriculum along with more information for this course can be found by clicking on the link below:
Solar Sales and Marketing Course

WHO SHOULD <br />
TAKE THIS CLASS?

Do You Have What it Takes?

Absolutely! One of the number one questions we hear is "What sort of background do I need to take this course?". The answer in short is absolutely nothing. Our courses are designed for everyone and this program takes beginners in the solar industry from amateurs to professionals.

Whether you are a beginner, an enthusiast, a skilled tradesman, or a businessman, we have taken great care to make sure our courses are as accessible as possible to everyone. Some of the people we see come through our door include:
HVAC/R professionals, electricians, homebuilders/architects, contractors, engineers, product wholesalers/resellers, salespeople, students, enthusiasts, and more.

Prerequisites

Basics math skills; familiarity with equations, fractions and algebra. Basic Reading Comprehension. Basic computer skills. Ability to safely lift 50 lbs; be comfortable with heights above six feet.

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READY TO <br />
REGISTER?

Register Today!

The Complete A-Z Solar PV Education Program takes place multiple times a year in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Los Angeles, California. If you would like to see what dates are available, please check the "Upcoming Class Dates" at the top right of this page.

Payment Options

Course Price: $3300
Accepted Payments: Credit Card or Check
Payment Plans: Did you know that we offer payment plans for certain students?*

Course Course Length Old Price New Price Down Payment Monthly Payment
(3 Months)
Complete A-Z Solar Program 5 Days $3600 $3300 $500 $933

 

For Questions and Registration: Contact one of our admissions counselors today! Call toll free at 1-888-311-4786 or locally at (215)-464-6460. You can also contact us by clicking here and filling out this form.

REGULATIONS, REQUIREMENTS, <br />
& DISCLAIMERS

Regulations & Requirements by State

Please note that each state has different agencies, laws, and regulations that govern student eligibility to attend our courses. Students must make sure that they meet all requirements outlined by respective Departments of Education to be able to attend our courses and that they follow all guidelines and requirements. There currently are no restrictions to attending courses at our campus in Newark, New Jersey. For more information on the course location you are interested in, please review the information below:

States Student Qualifications
California Courses are open to the public, including all entry level job seekers.
Maryland Courses are for continuing education purposes only. Enrollment is restricted to electricians and contractors who are affiliated with United Electric Supply. The program is insufficient in length and content to qualify as entry level occupational training. Students must sign documents indicating that the enrollment restrictions have been met.
Massachuesetts Students must be associates with, register, and pay through our partner NorthEast Electrical Supply. No students may pay Infinite Solar for the course directly. Courses are currently restricted to professionals seeking continuing education or business to business training.
New Jersey Courses have been fully approved by the New Jersey Department of Education and are open to the public, including entry level job seekers.
Pennsylvania Courses are currently restricted to professionals seeking continuing education or business to business training.
Other States Contact us for more info.

Legal Disclaimer

While Infinite Solar is an approved provider of the NABCEP Entry Level Exam, it has no other official affiliation with the organization and the statements below reflects Infinite Solar's interpretation of NABCEP policies, and should not be perceived as a statement directly from NABCEP.


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