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5 Day PV101: Solar Training - Solar Electric Design & Installation Course (Hanna, AB)

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PV101 is your gateway to a career in the solar industry. It all starts with the fundamentals, and a solid understanding of various components, system architectures, and applications for PV systems. Other topics include site analysis, system sizing, array configuration, and performance estimation; electrical design characteristics such as wiring, overcurrent protection, and grounding; a detailed look at module and inverter specifications and characteristics; mounting methods for various roof structures and groundmounts; and an introduction to safely and effectively commissioning grid-direct PV systems. This course focuses on grid-direct PV systems, the largest and fastest growing segment of the PV industry, but covers material critical to understanding all types of PV systems. This course includes hands-on installation of a working system on the final day.

Our program is CSA and NABCEP Certified and meets the prerequisite of in-class and hands-on experience training electricians need for writing the CSA Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems Certified (SPVC) Certification (NOC 7241).


Class Details

5 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

Hanna, AB

Continuing Studies Instructor 



Please read:  This course is located in Hanna, AB in partnership with the Hanna Learning Center and CWL Energy Management. Registration information may be shared between all partners involved



Registration Closes On
Friday, March 6, 2020 @ 8:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
3/9/2020 - 3/13/2020 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hanna, Hanna, AB  Map, Room: Hanna Learning Centre Continuing Studies Instructor  ClassRoom

Contact: 403.529.3874 | |
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm MST

Medicine Hat College
Continuing Studies and Corporate Training
299 College Drive SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 3Y6