Solar Panel Installer
At BHI ,our program is designed to teach you the basic principles of solar power,as you acquire skills by performing hands on activities.No prior knowledge of alternative energy trades is required as BHI curriculum will introduce you to professional tools and materials and provide step by step instructions to use them in skill practice. Before working on the skill set activities,you will learn: The history of the solar power Industry.The career opportunities that exist in the alternative energy industry. The components of a solar power systems. The difference between a grid-tie and stand alone solar power system. The principles of using photovoltaics to generate solar power. Basic residential wiring skills and electrical safety. After you have learned about solar power systems and basic residential wiring,you will work with industry grade materials to install a set of solar panels on the roof.You will use screwdriver,measuring tape,multimeter,wire stripper and wrenches.You will work with a solar mounting system,electric wire,storage batteries,a power inverter,and a solar charge controller to tie into a residential electrical service panel.
Read the Associate Handbook for further credentialing information.
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Course Format Options: Online, In-Person, Hybrid
Length: 240 Hours
Qualifies for PV Associate Exam: Yes