“I have faith I could take these skills into the real world.” – Tyler Jones 11.5.2014
$100 Early Bird Rebate – Up to 30 days before start
This workshop takes you through the process of PV project implementation.
The Advanced PV Project Experience is a professional-level workshop that assumes participants have been exposed to the foundations of solar PV systems. If you have no prior experience, we recommend our Advanced PV Power Package, which gives you a 15% discount for bundling the 5 Day Workshop with our Foundations Online: Solar PV Design & Installation course.
The Advanced PV Power Package gives you the best of all worlds by providing extensive online course materials, ongoing instructor support through our Online LIVE webinars, and the chance to build your practical experience with five days of hands-on work at our unique training center and solar lab.
• Site Evaluation Using the Solmetric Suneye and the Solar Pathfinder
• System Design: Choice of Technologies, Calculations & Software Tools, Performance Analysis, Drawing Sets
• Costing, Mechanical Integration, Electrical Integration, Utility Interconnection
• Labeling, Inspection and Commissioning
• Lessons from the Field & Best Practices
• New Approaches and Technologies
Detailed Instruction Topics
Who is this class for?
No matter what your experience or background may be, you can use what you learn in the Advance PV Power Package to launch your career in the solar PV industry.
Students will get a chance to assemble, energize and commission a complete grid-tied 3kW PV system in our regional field lab. Our hands-on training is conducted in small groups to ensure concepts are grasped.
Labs and hands-on instruction include:
The 5 Day Workshop takes place Saturday through Wednesday. Participants are welcome to split attendance between scheduled sessions as long as the days are still taken in series.
Saturday 9am-6pm: One Day Advanced Lab
ImagineSolar lab workbook, classroom binder, all lab fees.
All workshop participants receive a link to download a
PDF Version of the NEC 2014: National Electrical Code
by the National Fire Protection Association
About our Instructors:
ImagineSolar has trained thousands of individuals who have gone on to be an integral part of the solar industry. Our course teaches best practices using the most current technologies and methods for the solar industry. Our course instruction is continuously updated with the latest developments as the solar industry evolves. Many of ImagineSolar’s consultants, instructors, and lecturers have obtained one or more NABCEP certifications. To view their credentials please click here.
About our Training Center and Solar Lab:
ImagineSolar operates a world-class Regional Solar Field Lab inside the The Austin Electric JATC. Training takes place indoors, outdoors, ground-level and on the top of the 4000 sqft training facility. Photovoltaic module technologies include crystalline silicon, amorphous silicon, and copper indium gallium diselenide ranging in size from 60W to 235W. Inverters include grid-tied, off-grid, bi-modal hybrid, microinverter and bi-polar.
• Regular Price $1695.00 | $1595.00 (including $100 early discount)
• 40 Advanced Hours: 5 day Advanced Solar PV Project Experience
at the ImagineSolar Training Center & Solar Lab (PV330)
• Combined with your choice of 60 Hour Online Course:
Foundations Online: Solar PV System Design & Installation (PV201e)
-or- Advanced Online Solar PV System Design & NABCEP Exam Prep (PV320e)
ImagineSolar’s Advanced PV Power Packages provide a combination of blended onsite, online, and Online LIVE support from ImagineSolar staff. These components combine to give you strong foundational knowledge, hands-on training, and coaching to succeed in the solar industry. Our blended learning approach is the best of all worlds, combining the flexibility of online training with the comraderie and support of having a campus and student community.
The Advanced PV Power Packages can earn you eligibility for taking the NABCEP Entry Level Exam as well as providing 40 hours advanced training credits. Earning a Passing Score Achievement on the Entry Level Exam in combination with completing the Advanced 5 Day Workshop will satisfy the training requirements for NABCEP PV Installation Professional certification application. Those who plan to take the NABCEP PV Installation Professional certification exam should consider the System Design & Installation Professional Certificate.
(Actual Value of three courses = $2390)
Buy the Solar PV Design & Installation Professional Bundle for $2030
- Live Instructors
- Start immediately
- Online LIVE sessions
- 6 months access to Online Foundations course
- 9 months access to Advanced Online NABCEP Exam Prep course
- 5 Days of Advanced Hands-on Training at our Solar Lab
- 160 total credit hours
Register 30 days before your desired Advanced Workshop date, and save an additional $100 = $1930
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