Solar Photovoltaic Troubleshooting and Maintenance
Gain the skills required to troubleshoot common issues with solar photovoltaic system function and performance.
This course is part of a training initiative to provide workers with new skills needed to support a clean economy. It is fully funded by Canadian Colleges for a Resilient Recovery (C2R2) (PDF 207KB).
Learn how to troubleshoot and repair solar systems to ensure they run efficiently and produce the desired electricity. You also gain essential skills in maintaining grid-connected solar systems while prioritizing safety at all times. In this 4-day course, you learn to:
- Describe the different solar photovoltaic systems commonly used in industry.
- Identify safety considerations when troubleshooting solar panels and sites.
- Select appropriate tools for common industry troubleshooting and maintenance tasks.
- Identify common faults and failures in grid tied solar power systems.
- Perform maintenance of solar photovoltaic systems.
|Locations and dates||Length||Delivery||Cost||Availability|
|Kingstec Campus - Mar 5 to Mar 8||25 hours / 4 days||In-person||$0||Seats available|
|Kingstec Campus - Mar 25 to Mar 28||25 hours / 4 days||In-person||$0||Seats available|
Our student supports and services will help you get the most out of your experiences while learning with us. We have support staff to guide you.
In addition to the program being fully funded, there are student support funds available including urgent aid and disability support funds.
- You must complete Introduction to Solar PV prior to beginning this course.
- Completion of Introduction to the NS OH&S Act and Introduction to WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems) are mandatory pre-requisites for enrolling in this course.
- You must possess a valid Certified Fall Arrest and Protection certification. This pre-requisite is included in Solar Photovoltaic System Installation and Fall Arrest.
- Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or have been granted refugee status in Canada ages 18+.