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Solar Photovoltaic Systems

Whether you’re a tradesman or tradeswoman already in the industry, or just looking to join the every growing solar industry, SLCC has a program that will get you started.

Installing Solar Panels

Learn how to assemble, install and maintain Photovoltaic panels and systems with online and hands-on training!

PV Installation Certification**

This certification acknowledges PV installers with skills and experience in the overall system installation and is targeted to the personal responsible for that installation such as the contractor, foreman or supervisor. More interested in focusing on solar sales, performance analysis or site assessing?

More interested in focusing on solar sales, performance analysis or site assessing? 

PV Technical Sales Certification**

This certification acknowledges understanding of site analysis, system design, ethical presentation, accurate analyses and projections of electrical and financial performance for PV Systems.

Students earning this non-credit certificate will have completed the requisite training hours to qualify for taking the following NABCEP recognition or certification exams.

Exam PV Installation Professional

This certification demonstrates a high Level of skills and experience in the solar installation field that can distinguish you from your competition.

Entry Level Exam

This recognition demonstrates to potential employers achievement of a basic knowledge of the fundamental principles of application, design, installation and operation of PV systems.

NABCEP PV Entry Level Exam LogoSalt Lake Community College is an authorized provider of the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Exam and the Entry Level Exam.

** These certifications have additional requirements including submission of an application. Please check for complete information.

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Solar Training Yard photo taken June 2014

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Our Solar Program certificate courses instruct students in basic electrical theory, learning the major components of a PV system and all the way up to the design and installation of large array PV systems.

Where can this training and certification lead?

Check out this Solar Career Map to get a better understanding of the diverse jobs that are growing across the industry.

Curriculum is presented by experienced, NABCEP certified instructors who also bring extensive knowledge and skills from their years in the industry.

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Much of the Green Academy training is based upon work supported by the U. S Department of Energy under Award Number DE-OE0000457 and DE-OE0000458.