Photovoltaic Systems Installation & Repair Technician

Certificate Program
PS11

Program Description
Due to the growing demand for clean sources of energy, the sun has become a hot commodity. solar photovoltaics, also known as solar PV, is the field of technology and research related to the application of solar cells for energy by converting sunlight directly into electricity. For those who wish to become professionally trained in the design and installation of PV systems, this technical certificate of credit program provides that training. Graduates will have the opportunity to enter the workforce as technicians specializing in electrical applications of installation, inspection, and repair of solar panels in the electrical construction industry. (Program Length: 1 Semester Minimum)

Students applying for this program must be accepted into the air conditioning degree, diploma or electrical systems technology diploma and add this certificate as a second major. Students can apply to graduate from certificates when classes required are completed.

Employment Opportunities
Photovoltaic installation and repair technician

CURRICULUM

SAMPLE STUDENT SCHEDULE
(16 CREDIT HOURS)

1st SEMESTER
11 Hours

IDFC 1007 Industrial Safety Procedures

IDFC 1011 Direct Current I

ELTR 1020 Electrical Systems Basics I

ELTR 1060 Electric Print, Schematics, & Symbols

2nd SEMESTER
5 Hours

ELTR 1525 Photovoltaic Systems



16 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION

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