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Solar Advanced System Design

Credits: 4
Course Number: 10-483-106

Course Description

10-483-106 SOLAR ADVANCED SYSTEM DESIGN ... this course provides the opportunity for the learner to further develop their knowledge, skills, process and understanding of solar electric and solar thermal systems design and applications while learning basic business and trade skills. Emphasis will be placed on safety, system design, monitoring, installation, maintenance & troubleshooting. (Prerequisites: 10-483-107, Solar Thermal Design & Site; 10-482-132, Photovoltaics-Design & Site; 10-482-133, Photovoltaics-Adv; Corequisite: 10-483-108, Solar Thermal Advanced)

Course Typically Offered

  • Spring

Most NWTC classes are offered in 8-week sessions. Learn more about how our class schedule can help you succeed.

How can I use this course to achieve my career goals?

This course is associated with the following programs:

What will I learn?

  1. Evaluate Various Types of Solar Energy Business Structures
  2. Investigate Employment Opportunities in the Solar Energy Industry
  3. Prepare Documents for your Job Search in the Solar Energy Industry
  4. Prepare Employee Record Keeping Documents including Time Sheets & Service Reports
  5. Develop Project Bill of Materials & Job Costing Documents
  6. Monitor & Evaluate Renewable Energy Systems
  7. Investigate current Industry Trends, Procedures & Policies
  8. Incorporate Safety Procedures into the Workplace & Jobsite
  9. Design PV Systems
  10. Design Solar Thermal Systems
  11. Install PV System(s)
  12. Install Solar Thermal System(s)
  13. Select System Components
  14. Apply Electrical & Plumbing Code to Project Design & Installation

Class Details

Class Number:
Green Bay Campus
Spring 2024
John Hippensteel
Date Range:
Estimated Cost:
$710.20 *

Meeting Times

Dates Day(s) / Time Location(s)
03/21/24 - 05/14/24 Tu, Th
12:30 PM - 6:10 PM
GreenBay Campus Room EE116

* Cost displayed is an estimate and may be discounted if attendees are residents of Northeast Wisconsin Back to cost