Advanced Photo Voltaic Installation - Certificate

The Advanced Photo Voltaic (PV) Installation Certificate is designed for students who intend to enter the alternative energy workforce, establish a commercial business in the photo voltaic field, and/or prepare for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Photo Voltaic and Solar Thermal Installation Certification.

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A grade of C- or better is required in all TCEN courses.

Total Credits Required for Certificate: 36

E T 104Soldering Techniques1
E T 125Introduction to Renewable Energy3
OEEM 101CPR for the Health Care Professional1
OEEM 106Advanced First Aid2
OETS 104Basic Mathematics for Technicians4
TCEN 111Basic Electrical Principles I, DC Circuits4
TCEN 112PV Power Generation Design Fundamentals3
TCEN 113OSHA 10 Hour Construction Hazard Identifications1
TCEN 221Roofing Materials and Methods3
TCEN 222Photo Voltaic Grid Tie Installation 12
TCEN 223Photo Voltaic National Electrical Code Principles2
TCEN 250Photo Voltaic System Integrator Fundamentals3
TCEN 251Advanced Photo Voltaic On/Off Grid Installation3
TCEN 252NABCEP Entry-Level Exam Review1
TCEN 253Renewable Energy System Troubleshooting and Maintenance3
Total Credits36

Beginning Fall 2017 TCEN 222 is 4 credits.