ELTR 2334 Solar-Photovoltaic Technology - Spring 2015

This course explores the design, installation and use of Solar-Photovoltaic power systems for consumer and commercial applications. Students will be given theory and hands-on lab experience, sizing, installing and maintaining solar-photovoltaic electrical generating systems. Basic hand tools must be supplied by the students. Please note that all course materials and content are provided in the IMS Common Cartridge (IMSCC) format. The content can be accessed by opening the IMSCC file using your organization's Learning Management System application (these include Blackboard, D2L, Canvas etc.). Additional information about accessing Common Cartridge files can be found on the IMS Global Web site: http://www.imsglobal.org/cc. Future plans for the Skills Commons Web site include a feature that will allow users to view and download course content that is provided in the IMSCC format. Please refer to the "Enabling Others to Reuse Your Materials” page for more information: http://support.taaccct.org/enabling-reuse/.
Primary Material Type:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Kankakee Community College
Project Name:
IGEN (Illinois Green Economy Network) Career Pathways
Funding Source:
Solar Photovoltaic Technology, Solar-Photovoltaic power systems, installation, troubl, maintenance, NABCEP PV Entry Level Learning Objectives, MREA PV Solar Site Assessment Certificate Learning Objectives, safety, seasonal solar geometry, site assessment, solar cell operating principles, solar-PV module, solar-PV BOS (balance-of-system)

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Each IGEN Consortium college has established an Industry Advisory Group as part of their Career and Technical Education program. Advisory Group members contribute to the design, development and delivery of CTE courses including those developed through this TAACCCT grant. The members also provide opportunities for work-based learning and job placements for program graduates.
Industry Sector:
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services -- Waste Management and Remediation Services -- Remediation and Other Waste Management Services (5629)
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations (45-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences (01)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
16 weeks, one traditional college semester
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
Quality Assurance Organization:
SkillsCommons Editorial Board
Quality Note:
This curriculum underwent an independent third-party review for content, completeness, and quality. Please see attached quality review rubric.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • Using an approved rubric to conduct the evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Custom Quality Rubric
Course Note:
Sustainable Resource Management Certificate: 030201 SUST V61A


Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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