5-Day PV Design & Installation Course (Mar 14 - Mar 18)

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5-Day PV Design & Installation Course (Mar 14 - Mar 18)

Time: March 14, 2011 at 8:30am to March 18, 2011 at 3pm
Location: Ontario Solar Academy
Street: TBA
City/Town: Windsor
Website or Map: http://www.solaracademy.com/o…
Phone: 416-900-7191
Event Type: training, class
Organized By: Ontario Solar Academy
Latest Activity: Feb 10, 2011

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Event Description

Solar Academy's 5-Day Solar PV Design and Installation Course (Level One) covers fundamental knowledge and reviews the design, installation, and evaluation of residential and commercial solar photovoltaic (PV) systems.

Price:
$2,995 Canadian. Register 3 weeks in advance, save $350!
[Includes tuition, all course materials,plus lunch and refreshments for five full days. Accommodations not included.]

Contact Person
Jacob Travis, Ph.D., Director

Email
contact@solaracademy.com

Daily Schedule

Each day the training begins promptly at 8:30 am. The morning session is 3.5 hours.  There is a lunch break from Noon to 1:00 pm. The afternoon session is 4 hours, ending at 5:00 pm.  Each day there are 7.5 hours of instruction, totaling 37.5 hours of professional training over the five-day course. Thursdays we end late at 7:00 pm, and Fridays we end early at 3:00 pm.

Topics Covered

  • Grid-Tied PV System Design & Estimation
  • Rooftop Mounting Installation
  • Economic, Financial & Regulatory Considerations
  • Electrical Component Selection and Functions
  • Customer Site Evaluation

Sample Course Outline

Monday

  • Registration
  • Introduction / Course Overview
  • Section 1 – PV Markets & Applications
  • Break
  • Section 2 – Safety Basics & Fall Safety DVD
  • Lunch
  • Section 3 – Electrical Basics & PV Module Exercise
  • Section 4 – Solar Energy Fundamentals
  • FIT Program Overview & Domestic Content Discussion
  • Reception

Tuesday

  • Section 5 – PV Module Fundamentals
  • Shade Analysis Techniques
  • Break
  • Design Project – Introductions, Team Assignments, Part One
  • Lunch
  • Guest Speaker
  • Section 6 – System Components
  • Design Project – Part Two

Wednesday

  • Section 7 – PV System Sizing Principles
  • Break
  • Design Project, Part Three
  • Lunch
  • Guest Speaker
  • Hands On Installation Training – Mounting & Grounding
  • Section 8 – PV System Electrical Design

Thursday

  • Section 8 – PV System Electrical Design
  • Section 9 – PV System Mechanical Design
  • Break
  • Section 9 – PV System Mechanical Design
  • Lunch
  • Guest Speaker
  • Hands On Training – Wiring Inverter & Electrical Components

Friday

  • Section 10 – Performance Analysis, Maintenance & Troubleshooting
  • Design Project, Part Four
  • Break
  • Exam
  • Exam Review
  • Lunch
  • Guest Speaker

Visit our registration page to sign up for our next 5-day Solar PV Design & Installation Training Course.

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