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    Photovoltaic Energy Professional

    $1,795.00

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    To request more information, you can contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

    Online courses are accessible 24/7/365 and self-paced, allowing you to progress at your own pace on your own schedule. They can be taken from anywhere in the world from the comfort of your own home. Classroom courses have a set schedule of the days and times the courses will be held, and you must attend during those specific times.

    Find out if online learning is right for you by contacting our team of registration advisers. Our team is available to answer any of your questions about taking an online course before you commit to enrolling. We will walk you through what to expect to ensure you are making the right decision. You can contact a registration adviser today via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

    No, you are not required to have a diploma or higher education degree to enroll in an online course. However, some occupations may require minimum educational thresholds for employment or certification. For more information on your desired career requirements, please contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

    To take an online course, you will need to have access to an internet connection and an internet ready device such as a laptop, PC, or tablet. For course specific requirements, please visit the course page or contact a registration adviser today.

    Our courses are developed with multiple formats including text, audio, video, and interactivity. Our courses also include multiple resources and tools which can include flashcards, games, activities, and more.

    No, you can take the online courses from anywhere in the world.

    We participate in several financial assistance options including third party funding, both military and non-military. To request more information on the financial assistance options available and check your eligibility, contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

    Duration is the amount of time you will receive access to your course. Durations vary by course and range between 1 month and 12 months. If you complete your course before your duration ends you will continue to have access to your course until the duration period ends.

    Many of our career training programs include certification vouchers. This means that at the successful completion of your course, at no additional charge, you will receive an exam voucher for the corresponding industry certification. This voucher will allow you to register and sit for the appropriate certification exam to obtain your industry credential.

    Our online courses are open enrollment, so you can start immediately. If you are using any third-party funding to cover your course tuition, your start date may be a future date determined by your funding program.

    Once enrolled, you will be assigned a client adviser who will provide you with customer and technical support. Your client adviser will supply you with your course access information, any needed materials, and be available to answer any questions you have during your training experience. They will regularly check-in with you to monitor your progress and assist you with staying on track. You will also be assigned to a course mentor who will provide curriculum support throughout your training. Your mentor is available to answer any questions you have on your course curriculum, will monitor your progress and understanding of the curriculum, and may give assignments or quizzes.

    If you experience any trouble accessing your course including technical issues or lost login credentials, please contact your client adviser at helpdesk@worldeducation.net.

    We strive to provide a fully online experience for students however some of our training courses include physical materials or equipment. Courses that have materials shipped directly to students will be shipped within 7 business days of registration. Some training courses have material for different sections and these courses may require multiple shipments as you completed stages of your course.

    Our goal for students is to successfully complete their training course and achieve their career goals. We understand that extenuating circumstances can interfere with your ability to complete your course in the duration given. Because of this we have free or low-cost extensions available for our courses upon request. To discuss or request an extension please contact your client adviser at helpdesk@worldeducation.net.

    Upon successful completion of your course and fulfillment of any outstanding financial obligations, you will receive your certificate of completion. Certificates are provided to you within 30 days of completion. Your certificate will validate the training course you completed with a stamp of completion.

    Students that successfully complete our career training programs are assigned a career development adviser who will coordinate placement at a local externship or hands on opportunity. These opportunities are optional and may vary based on availability and occupation. Your career development adviser will also provide job search services such as: resume building, mock interviews, job opportunity resources, and more. Our professional enrichment courses do not come with a career adviser or career services.

    Website Short Description

    The Photovoltaic System Professional is a comprehensive course and guide to installation of residential and commercial photovoltaic (PV) systems. This course covers the principles of PV electricity and how to effectively incorporate it into stand-alone or utility-connected electrical systems. We give detailed illustrations to clarify the concepts behind PV system operation.

    Duration

    12 months

    Language

    English

    Instructor Description

    Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this, mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!

    Required Materials

    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

    Internet Connection
    • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
    Hardware Requirements
    • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
    • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

    Software Requirements
    • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher

    Mac computers MUST have Microsoft Window Operating Systems over Bootcamp (Bootcamp is a free download from Apple's website)

    • Google Chrome is the best browser for this course
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
    • Kindle Reader App may be needed for some reading assignments (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded onto your computer.)
    • Adobe PDF Reader
    • Adobe Flash Player
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader, Apple Quicktime, Windows Media Player, &/or Real Player
    • PowerPoint Viewer (Use this if you don't have PowerPoint)

    Syllabus

    Photovoltaic System Professional Module 1 Overview of Photovoltaic Systems • Photovoltaics • PV Applications • PV Industry • Solar Energy Technologies • Solar Radiation • The Sun • Sun-Earth Relationships • Array Orientation • Solar Radiation Data Sets • Estimating Array Performance Photovoltaic System Professional Module 2 Planning, System Components, Configurations • Site Surveys • Preplanning • Preliminary Assessment • Preparing Proposals • Installation Planning • Electrical Energy Sources • PV System Configurations • Photovoltaic Cells • Current-Voltage (I-V) Curves • Device Response • Modules and Arrays Photovoltaic System Professional Module 3 Batteries and Charge Controllers • Battery Principles • Battery Types • Battery Systems • Charge Controller Features • Charge Controller Types • Charge Controller Setpoints • Charge Controller Applications Photovoltaic System Professional Module 4 Inverters, Systems Sizing, Mechanical Integration • AC Power • Power Conditioning Units • Inverter Features and Specifications • Sizing Methodologies • Sizing Calculations • Mechanical Considerations • Array Mounting Systems • Mechanical Integration Photovoltaic System Professional Module 5 Electrical Integration & Utility Interconnection • National Electrical Code • Voltage and Current Requirements • Conductors and Wiring Methods • Overcurrent Protection • Disconnects • Grounding • Battery Systems • Distributed Generation • Utility Interconnection Policies Photovoltaic System Professional Module 6 Inspection & Maintenance • Building Codes and Regulations • Permitting • Inspection • Commissioning • Maintenance • Monitoring • Troubleshooting • Economic Analysis • Incentives • Cost Analysis

    Requirements

    Prerequisites

    There are no specific prerequisites for this course. Students should have basic keyboarding and computer skills, and be comfortable navigating the internet.

    Technical Requirements

    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements: Internet Connection • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless) Hardware Requirements • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended Software Requirements • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher Mac computers MUST have Microsoft Window Operating Systems over Bootcamp (Bootcamp is a free download from Apple's website) • Google Chrome is the best browser for this course • Cookies MUST be enabled • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled) • Kindle Reader App may be needed for some reading assignments (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded onto your computer.) • Adobe PDF Reader • Adobe Flash Player • Adobe Acrobat Reader, Apple Quicktime, Windows Media Player, &/or Real Player • PowerPoint Viewer (Use this if you don't have PowerPoint)

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