Students need a foundation in basic electricity in order to study Solar PV technologies and move into new careers in the exciting Solar industry. Pace University offers a 16 hour, two-day hands-on course to prepare students for Solar PV Design and Installation Basics.
Students will learn basic electrical theory and characteristics, electrical equations, including Ohm's Law, electrical, and photovoltaic circuts. They will be introduced to the national Electric Code, the propser use of hand tools, schematic drawings and more.
Date: February 21 & 28
Days: 2 Saturdays 9am-5:30pm
Location: One Pace Plaza, New York, NY 10038
Course Number: 90607
This class is designed to prepare students for the material covered in Solar PV Design and Installation Basics. Students will learn basic electrical theory and characteristics, electrical equations, including Ohm's Law, electrical and photovoltaic circuits. They will be introduced to the National Electric Code, the proper use of hand tools, schematic drawings and more.
Understand the electricity basics that affect Solar PV systems
Identify the mathematical and electrical laws that are involved
Perform the calculations that will assess how much electricity will be generated by an identified solar site
Understand the basics of the National Electric Code
Who Should Enroll
Persons interested in taking Solar PV Design and Installation Basics who do not possess the basic knowledge of electricity that is a requirement for enrolling in that course.
Two Days; Instructor-led. Class runs Saturdays from 9am-5:30pm.
For more information or to register, contact
Barbara Woodworth, Program Manager
Outline for Electricity Basics
Day 1 Electrical Theory
Atoms and Magnetism
Day 2 Electrical Practical
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
National Electric Code (NEC)
Electrician’s Tools and Hardware
Raceways and Fittings
Conductors and Cables
Electrical Test Equipment
Photovoltaic Installer’s Tools and Hardware