Solar PV Panel System Installation
Hands-on Workshop

PV203 System Design and Installation

5 Days (M-F) – $1275.00 – Hands-on Workshop and Lab

Upcoming PV203 Class Dates

solar panel installation workers on a liftPrerequisite: Completion of Solairgen’s PV201 Online course, or an equivalent accredited solar PV installation course prior to the PV203 class registration deadline.

This nationally certified skills training lab 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.

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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.

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


Upcoming Workshop Dates and Calendar


Solar  PV Training Workshop September 2018 October 2018
December 2018
PV203 PV System Design and Installation 10th  – 14th
29th – Nov 2nd
3rd – 7th
Registration Deadlines Sept 1st
Oct 19th
Nov 23rd



See what PV203 covers by weekday:


  • Evaluate PV cell technology and module characteristics
  • Building a PV array and calculating PV system performance
  • PV system sizing methodology and formulas
  • Evaluate PV array mounting considerations
  • PV array structural load calculations
  • Reviewing safety and OSHA
  • LAB: Install residential racking system


  • AC Electrical Systems
  • Utility interactive inverters and systems
  • Determine PV system configuration
  • Identify interactive inverter types and monitoring
  • LAB: Wiring from the PV array
  • NEC articles and tables for PV systems: Part 1
    • Conductor and grounding requirements
    • Conductor protection


  • NEC Requirements Part 2
    • Equipment requirements
    • AC capacity limitations
  • Residential PV system configuration
    • Configuration examples
    • Configuration exercise
  • LAB: Residential inverter installation
  • Energy storage systems
    • Self-consumption PV system design
    • Off-grid and bimodal PV system design


  • Commercial and utility PV design
    • Configuration example
    • Configuration exercise
  • LAB: 
    • Commercial racking systems
    • PV connector crimping tools
  • PV inspection, maintenance and troubleshooting
    • Module failure characteristics
    • Conductor failure causes
    • Inverter failure characteristics
  • LAB: Testing equipment and conductors with IV curve tracer, IR camera and conductor insulation resistance



  • Cost Analysis for PV components and systems
  • Identifying the PV customer
  • Incentives and metering
  • Pricing and quoting PV systems
  • Financial arrangements and options
  • Environmental offsets measured to PV performance
  • LAB: Install and commission interactive PV system

Sign Up for PV203 Here