PV 102: Installer Training ***NOTE CHANGE!

Solar Panel Design and Installation Course*** NOTE CHANGE

This course was designed and implemented by Gulf South Solar in 2009 for BRCC.  It was instructed by Jeff Shaw, GSS owner and GSS employees for the first year.  GSS supplied and setup the solar lab as well.  Please note below:

***2014 NOTE – this class is now been taken over at BRCC by someone not NABCEP certified and not an installer or electrician so we cannot speak to the effectiveness of this class now.  When we have new info we will share it***

Baton Rouge Community College (Julia Street Campus)
555 Julia Street
Baton Rouge, LA  70802

Sessions Begin Every Five Weeks (Four weeks then test)
Saturdays  7:30am – 5:30pm


***NOTE – Will Seaman has left and no new contact person has been named.***

***Will Seaman, Program Director of the Economic Development Division
Email: N/A
Phone: N/A
Course Description: Click here for BRCC link and online registration (3/31/12)

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icons-mini-file_acrobatCourse Description

Students taking this course will learn up-to-date information in regards to solar panel design and installation; and potential tax rebates offered at the state and federal level. The course is taught by industry professionals that bring actual field and business knowledge to the learning experience. The course utilizes the Solar Energy International text, Photovoltaics: Design and Installation Manual; information from the Florida Solar Energy Center; and follows the learning objectives for the NABCEP Entry Level Certificate Program. Class time is 45 hours which is broken up into two settings: classroom and hands-on lab. During lab time, students will do actual installation of various solar panel systems in a state of the art training facility. Students who successfully complete all course hours will be offered the NABCEP Entry Level Certificate of Knowledge Exam as a part of the course. Textbooks are included