Photo Voltaic Entry Level Grid-Tie - Certificate

The Photo Voltaic (PV) Entry Level Grid Tie Certificate is designed for students who intend to enter the alternative energy workforce or for home owners desiring to install their own residential PV systems.

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

Total Credits Required for Certificate: 20

OEEM 101CPR for the Health Care Professional1
TCEN 111Basic Electrical Principles I, DC Circuits4
TCEN 112PV Power Generation Design Fundamentals3
TCEN 113OSHA 10 Hour Construction Hazard Identifications1
TCEN 121Basic Electrical Principles II, AC Circuits4
TCEN 222Photo Voltaic Grid Tie Installation4
TCEN 223Photo Voltaic National Electrical Code Principles2
TCEN 252NABCEP Entry-Level Exam Review1
Total Credits20

Photo Voltaic Entry Level Grid-Tie Certificate MAP

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
OEEM 101 CPR for the Health Care Professional 1
TCEN 111 Basic Electrical Principles I, DC Circuits 1 4
TCEN 112 PV Power Generation Design Fundamentals 1 3
TCEN 113 OSHA 10 Hour Construction Hazard Identifications 1
TCEN 121 Basic Electrical Principles II, AC Circuits 1 4
TCEN 222 Photo Voltaic Grid Tie Installation 1 4
TCEN 223 Photo Voltaic National Electrical Code Principles 1 2
TCEN 252 NABCEP Entry-Level Exam Review 1
 Total Credits20

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