Solar PV Technical Sales - GCC

Catalog description: This course will teach the basic technical knowledge set required for selling photovoltaic systems. Completion of this course will enable students to sit for the NABCEP Technical Sales certificate exam. Topics will include understanding customer motivation, how to properly evaluate a potential installation site, conducting performance analysis, understanding the multitude of incentives, and how to calculate financial returns and non financial benefits. A significant portion of the class will be spent understanding the time value of money, the financial return of PV systems, and the different financing methods. One or two field trips to perform site evaluation will be required. The course will consist of one 3 hour class session each week, for fifteen weeks.
Primary Material Type:
Greenfield Community College
Project Name:
Transformation Agenda
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Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Industry Sector:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (54)
Construction and Extraction Occupations (47-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Natural Resources and Conservation (03)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Interactivity Type:
Presentation only - requires user to navigate through content.
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  • Other
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • None

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