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Learn the skills necessary to become a successful Solar Installer. Designed for individuals with building trades experience, this certificate provides Photovoltaic Installer preparation training for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Photovoltaic Installer Certification exam and the Photovoltaic Installer Advanced Certification exam.
What can I do with this certificate?
Career options: Obtain employment in the solar installation field.
Academic options: Continue your studies by completing the Building and Construction Technologies AAS degree.
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Program Requirements 2017-2018
Required Core Courses
A grade of C or better is required for graduation.
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
Professionalism in Service, Construction Math, Basic Rigging
|BCT 106||Soldering and Brazing for BCT||4|
|BCT 107*||Basic Safety, Hand and Power Tools, Blueprint Reading||3|
|BCT 135||National Electric Code Electrical Wiring Applications||4|
|BCT 172||Electrical I||4|
|SLR 101||Basic Photovoltaic Installation||3|
|SLR 130||Solar Hot Water Systems||4|
* BCT 100, 112, and 115 substitute for BCT 105. BCT 111, 113, and 114 substitute for BCT 107.