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CE Offers Solar Installer Training: Solar Electric Systems

CE Offers Solar Installer Training – Solar Electric Systems

September 20, 2010 – Collin College Continuing Education is hosting a second weeklong solar installer training section for the fall semester, Monday-Friday, Oct. 4-8.

Class times are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Courtyard Center, 4800 Preston Park Blvd. in Plano.

The course will entail basic knowledge of solar photovoltaic (PV) cells, modules and system components; electrical circuits; and PV system design estimation and code requirements.

The courses follow the Institute for Sustainable Power Quality (ISPQ) standards and North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Photovoltaic Entry Job Task Analysis including recommended safety procedures, system design, electrical code and industry standard practices.

After completion, students will be eligible to take the NABCEP PV Entry Level Exam.

The course costs $1,495.  The exam costs an additional $100.

For more information, call 972.985.3750 or visit

Collin College serves more than 51,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.