Alternative Energy Courses

Summer 2018


NABCEP Entry Level PV Exam

Review for the NABCEP Entry Level exam and demonstrate your knowledge of the fundamental principles of the application, design, installation and operation of Solar PV and Solar Heating systems. Class includes a proctored NABCEP Entry Level exam following review session. Note: Candidates must have completed an approved NABCEP 40-hour course such as TRD-023, Solar PV Installer, to qualify for the exam.

Fee: $155

TRD-113-B | 08/04/18-08/04/18 | C. Giannoumis | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


NABCEP Entry Level PV Exam

Review for the NABCEP Entry Level exam and demonstrate your knowledge of the fundamental principles of the application, design, installation and operation of Solar PV and Solar Heating systems. Class includes a proctored NABCEP Entry Level exam following review session. Note: Candidates must have completed an approved NABCEP 40-hour course such as TRD-023, Solar PV Installer, to qualify for the exam.

Fee: $125

TRD-113-T | 08/04/18-08/04/18 | C. Giannoumis | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


NABCEP Entry Level PV Exam

Review for the NABCEP Entry Level exam and demonstrate your knowledge of the fundamental principles of the application, design, installation and operation of Solar PV and Solar Heating systems. Class includes a proctored NABCEP Entry Level exam following review session. Note: Candidates must have completed an approved NABCEP 40-hour course such as TRD-023, Solar PV Installer, to qualify for the exam.

Fee: $75 Materials Fee: $125 Registration Fee: $8

TRD-113-C | 08/13/18-08/13/18 | C. Giannoumis | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Fall 2018


Certified Solar System Inspector

For quality assurance or codes personnel, the solar inspector training covers the must know topics for evaluating system electrical, storage, and mechanical components. Based on the NABCEP Job Task Analysis, training covers the tasks to assess the safety and operations of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems as well as document code violations or installation deviations. Participants can optionally sit for the NABCEP Solar System Inspector certification. (Textbook included)

Fee: $50 Materials Fee: $650 Registration Fee: $8

CNT-002-C | 10/01/18-11/14/18 | C. Giannoumis | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Solar Photovoltaic Installation

Gain the skills necessary to enter the field of solar photovoltaic (PV) installation. Learn the principles behind PV system design and operation, how to perform site evaluations, and specify system components. Be ready to install, startup, and test simple residential PV systems as well as troubleshoot and repair common PV system faults and errors. Hands-on activities are included. Prerequisites: CNT-110, Fundamentals of Electricity (Textbook required)

Fee: $357 Senior Adult Fee: $182 Materials Fee: $25 Registration Fee: $8

CNT-016-B | 08/27/18-12/10/18 | G. Betz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Introduction to HVAC/R

Troubleshoot and repair today's HVAC equipment and refrigeration-based processing equipment. Participants will be introduced to concepts of energy, refrigeration, temperature, humidity, and conduction of heat and will be trained in refrigerant handling. There will be overviews of HVAC-related equipment and systems. (Textbook required)

Fee: $417 Senior Adult Fee: $169 Materials Fee: $50 Registration Fee: $8

CNT-107-B | 08/30/18-12/13/18 | I. Staff | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register