Solar PV Panel System Design with
Hands-on Installation Workshop

PV203 System Design and Installation

4 Days (M-T) – $1275.00 – PV System Design with Hands-on Lab

Upcoming PV203 Class Dates

solar panel installation workers on a liftPrerequisite: Completion of Solairgen’s PV201 Online course or proof of having completed an accredited 40 hour introductory PV course prior to the PV203 class registration deadline.

This nationally certified skills training course will teach you to design and install PV systems at the professional level. After this workshop, you should be prepared to get in the solar installation industry as a highly skilled professional solar PV system installer. Hours 8:30am – 6:30pm

Online Segment: 6 hour Technical Sales:
Complete the Technical Sales portion prior to first day of class. The link will be sent to you via email upon registration for PV203.

Sign Up for PV203 Here


Learn all aspects of design and installation of solar panel PV systems in this nationally accredited, hands-on lab.


To ensure competence and confidence, the class will install and commission a complete grid-interactive PV system as a team. You will learn how to correctly apply NEC code requirements when configuring and installing interactive and battery based PV systems. The course is comprised of 70% class time and 30% lab time.

Call: 706-867-0678 local 800-262-7560 toll free for more info.


Upcoming Workshop Dates and Calendar


Solar  PV Training Workshop Sept. 2019
Nov. 2019
Jan 2020
PV203 PV System Design and Installation 23rd – 26th
4th – 7th 13th – 16th
Registration Deadlines Sept. 12th
Oct 18th
Dec. 27th


PV 203 Weekend Workshops Sept. 2019
Class Dates (Two weekends) 7th & 8th  and  14th & 15th
Registration Deadline August 9th


See what PV203 covers by weekday:

Online Segment: 6 hour Technical Sales:
Complete Technical Sales portion prior to first day of class. The link will be sent to you via email upon registration for PV203.


  • Evaluate PV cell technology and module characteristics
  • Building a PV array and calculating PV system performance
  • LAB: Voc and Isc measurements
  • Residential PV array mounting considerations
  • PV array structural load calculations
  • LAB: Installing residential racking
  • Commercial racking systems and inter-row shading calculations
  • LAB: Install commercial racking


  • Reviewing safety and OSHA
  • LAB: Micro-inverter installation
  • AC Electrical Systems
  • Utility interactive inverters and systems
  • Determine PV system configuration
  • Identify interactive inverter types and monitoring
  • LAB: Wiring from the PV array to the inverter interconnection
  • NEC articles and tables for PV systems: Part 1
    • Conductor and grounding requirements
    • Conductor protection
    • Equipment requirements
    • AC capacity limitations
  • LAB: NEC compliant instalations


  • Residential PV system configuration
    • Configuration examples
    • Configuration exercise
  • LAB: Residential inverter configuration
  • Energy storage systems
    • Self-consumption PV system design
    • Off-grid and bimodal PV system design
  • LAB: Battery storage systems
  • PV inspection, maintenance and troubleshooting
    • Module failure characteristics
    • Conductor failure causes
    • Inverter failure characteristics


  • Commercial and utility PV design
    • Configuration example
    • Configuration exercise
  • LAB: Inspecting and testing components of PV systems
  • LAB: Installation and commission complete interactive PV system


Sign Up for PV203 Here