Photovoltaics Level l

Start Date: 
Mon, 01/06/2014 - Tue, 01/14/2014
Maximum Registration: 


NECA & IBEW Local 90 JATC is offering a Photovoltaic weekday course.


Class begins Monday January 6, 2013 *******CLASS IS FULL***********

Space is limited please respond to the JATC at 203-265-3820 for details.

This 40 hour course with not only cover the theory but it includes complete hands-on system installations. The PV training will include theory, NEC requirements, OSHA’s requirements, and hands-on training with the most up to date components. The hands-on training modules will include four typical installations. These systems cover roof, ballasted roof, ground, and pole mount installations.

 Upon successful completion of the course the NABCEP (North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners) Entry Level Exam will be administered. This is the minimum level of training required CEFIA for approved contractors.


Hands-on Labs Include:


  • System #1: This system is a permanent grid tie installation with battery back-up for specific loads demonstrating the use of single string inverters. 

  • System #2: This system is designed for classroom use to explore the relationship between crystalline solar panels and micro-inverters. 

  • System #3: Pole mounted grid tied installation. 

  • System # 4: Mock residential roof mounting installation.