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Course #300: Intro to PV Design and Installation

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The solar industry is growing rapidly, and at the same time there is a shortage of qualified solar workers. Today’s solar employers face a shortage of people with the skills and experience necessary to properly design and install the PV systems for residential and commercial projects.

Register today and learn how to install solar from qualified instructors with extensive experience installing residential and commercial PV systems. This two-day course covers the fundamentals of the design and installation of residential and commercial photovoltaic grid-tied systems. Students will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course.

What you’ll learn:

  • Photovoltaic and grid-tie systems
  • The basics of electricity for PV
  • How to size and design a PV system
  • PV modules, inverters and racking systems
  • How to handle permitting and state and federal rebates
  • System maintenance and troubleshooting 

Course Agenda

Who should attend:
Skills tradesmen/women that want to gain employment in the solar industry; contractors that want to add solar installation or convert their businesses to solar; sales people that want to seek employment in solar; and homeowners that want to learn how to install a PV system at their home.

San Jose - Clarion Hotel, 1355 North Fourth Street, San Jose
S. San Francisco - Hampton Inn San Francisco Airport North, 300 Gateway Blvd, South San Francisco
Pleasanton - Larkspur Landing Hotel, 5535 Johnson Drive, Pleasanton

What time: 9am to 5pm

How much:
 The fee is $295 per person and includes two full days of instruction and materials. A continental breakfast will be provided.

Registration: To register for a class, please click on the Pay Now button below and register using a credit card. You will be redirected to our PayPal online payment page for a safe, secure transaction. You will receive an email confirmation when the transaction is complete. If you prefer to pay by check please click here. Class size is limited, so we recommend that you register early to guarantee a seat.  

Course Dates/Location



Location Cost Status
Intro to PV Design and Installation May 7 & 8 S. San Francisco, CA $295 Full

Intro to PV Design and Installation

May 14 - 15 San Jose, CA $295 4 seats left
Intro to PV Design and Installation May 21 - 22 Pleasanton, CA $295 Open

Intro to PV Design and Installation

May 28 - 29 San Jose, CA $295 Open

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