Solar Photovoltaic System Design, Installation and Maintenance – Entry Level

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the energy career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the energy career cluster. This program provides students with the technical knowledge and skills needed to adapt a solar photovoltaic design; conduct a site assessment; read blueprints; and install, maintain, and troubleshoot a solar photovoltaic system. Students will learn basic electricity concepts in DC and AC electrical circuits, voltage, and electric codes, as well as practice hands-on basic residential wiring. Solar installation site assessments and design skills will be developed through hand sketches, use of IT Technology and Computer Aided Drafting software.

Next Start Date: August 10, 2020


After you have paid the application fee through PAYPAL on the PAYMENTS section you can then complete the application on the Careers Program page.

Solar Photovoltaic Design Teaches:

  • Solar Photovoltaic Design, Installation, and Maintenance Helper (150 hours)
  • Solar Photovoltaic Design, Installation, and Maintenance Technician (450 hours)

Career PotentialClick here

Industry Certifications or Accreditation

  • OSHA Safety Certification
  • Upon completion of the program, students will be encouraged to take the North American Board of Certified Energy Practioners (NABCEP) and the Photovoltaic (PV) Entry Level certification exam.
  • Testing Requirements:

    Accepted Tests Reading Math Language
    TABE* 9 9 9

    [ *Recommended ]

    Program Length:

    600 Hours


    Monday -Friday: 10:00am – 2:45pm


    $4,070 for entire program*(Based on Florida Resident tuition rates. For estimation purposes only, prices subject to change.)

    Click here for a detailed cost sheet

    ONET Government occupation information

    • Federal CIP Code: 615050502
    • Program Number: X600400
    Placement Rate:
    New program, no placement or completion rates established at this time

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