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Solar Energy Training

This entry-level solar energy training course is designed to help you understand the fastest-growing form of power generation in the world—solar power. This is the best place to begin your journey into the solar workforce by equipping yourself with in-demand skills!

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$1,095.00 (USD)

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Overview

Objective

What you will learn

  • Understand the factors driving the growth and demand in the solar industry, such as government policies, environmental concerns, and the decreasing cost of solar panels
  • Discover the benefits and limitations of solar photovoltaics (PV)
  • Uncover the positive environmental impact, energy independence, and cost savings associated with solar PV systems, including the challenges and considerations that come with their installation and operation
  • Obtain knowledge of essential components of a solar PV system, including solar panels, inverters, charge controllers, and batteries
  • Learn how to size PV systems to ensure optimal performance and efficiency
  • Review electricity fundamentals and safety protocols to create a secure work environment and mitigate potential hazards on the job site
  • Acquire electrical concepts to better emphasize safety practices, including voltage, current, and power, and how they relate to solar PV systems

How you will benefit

  • Gain a deep understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of solar PV to enhance your decision-making capabilities on the job site and during customer negotiations, setting you apart as a knowledgeable professional in the industry
  • Master PV system sizing techniques to ensure your customers maximize the benefits of their solar energy systems while avoiding unnecessary expenses, establishing yourself as a trusted expert who delivers cost-effective solutions
  • Acquire a solid foundation in electricity basics to prioritize safety on the job site and perform work effectively, showcasing your commitment to maintaining a secure working environment and delivering high-quality results

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Washburn Institute of Technology

5724 SW Huntoon Street
Division of Continuing Education
Topeka, KS 66604 US
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