Ontario Solar Academy
Name of Event
5-Day PV Design & Installation Training Classes
Jacob Travis, Ph.D., Director
Monday, January 31, 2011 8:30 AM - Friday, February 04, 2011 3:00 PM (Eastern Time)
$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.]
A division of Solar Academy International (SAI), Ontario Solar Academy offers training courses based on NABCEP learning objectives to quickly advance expertise in Solar PV (Photovoltaic) design and installation.
Ontario Solar Academy’s NABCEP-certified instructors are experienced, solar professionals with extensive backgrounds in career-focused education. The 5-Day PV Design & Installation Training includes hands-on workshops that prepare participants for the NABCEP PV Entry Level Exam.
Ontario 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.
The solar training, based on the NABCEP learning objectives, includes site evaluation tools and techniques, solar electric component operation and connection, system design and sizing, and standard requirements and practices. This special Ontario Solar Academy course guides students from system fundamentals to advanced mechanical and electrical concepts in accordance with Electrical Code requirements in Ontario. Passing a final exam qualifies students for Solar Academy's "Solar Professional Certificate: Level One."
Lead Instructor Info
The lead instructor is PV Industry expert Sean White. Sean is a highly experienced PV educator, having taught at several training centers on the West and East Coasts of the USA. Hundreds of his students are employed at both startup and leading solar companies. Sean also designs commercial and residential PV systems in San Francisco Bay Area.
Sean has many years of practical work experience at Fidelity Roof and Local Power in California. He is NABCEP Certified in PV System Design & Installation 2009 and a licensed c-46 solar contractor in California. He finds great satisfaction in sharing his knowledge of PV with his students. Sean's approach appeals to both beginners and solar experts looking to expand their knowledge. Student evaluations demonstrate that Sean's knowledge, passion and pedagogy are outstanding..