INTRODUCTORY PHOTOVOLTAIC DESIGN
& INSTALLATION (NABCEP ENTRY LEVEL)
Mon, Tues, Wed, 6 - 9:30 pm, 5/19 - 6/3/14
Labs: Sat, 9 am - 5:00 pm, 5/24, 5/31
40 hours, $775
Prerequisite: PVI 090, or permission of instructor. For information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you intend to take the NABCEP Entry Level Exam, please note that there is a separate fee of $100. Register Now to avoid paying a separate registration $20 registration fee.
The NABCEP Entry Level Program is an introduction to the process of becoming a NABCEP Certified PV Installer. This class is designed for individuals who want to demonstrate a basic knowledge of the fundamental principles of design, installation and operation of Solar PV systems. This lecture/lab course offers hands-on training at our Brooklyn Navy Yard training site. The optional NABCEP Entry Level Exam(EL) may be taken upon successful completion of the course for an additional fee of $120. A passing score on EL will count for up to 18 of the total 58 hours of training required for eligibility to take the Certified Installer Exam. For details, about the NABCEP Entry Level Program visit NABCEP online.
New York City College of Technology Continuing Studies Center is an approved NABCEP Entry Level Solar PV provider.
About the NABCEP Entry Level Program
For more details please visit NABCEP here
The NABCEP PV Entry Level Exam is based on a set of Learning Objectives developed by a Committee of PV subject matter experts. The knowledge identified in this analysis does not replace electrical trades, technician, technologist or engineering training. NABCEP will periodically review the learning objectives and make any changes according to changes in the National Electrical Code or any technology changes. NABCEP will notify the Provider of any modifications to the learning objectives.
The PV Entry Level Learning Objectives include ten (10) skill sets:
- PV Markets and Applications
- Safety Basics
- Electricity Basics
- Solar Energy Fundamentals
- PV Module Fundamentals
- System Components
- PV System Sizing Principles
- PV System Electrical Design
- PV System Mechanical Design
- Performance Analysis, Maintenance and Troubleshooting