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Change Your Life In 6 Months & Be In Demand With the Solar Photovoltaic Systems Technician Program!

Do you have an interest in working with your hands?

Do you have an interest in electrical engineering and design?

Are you interested in solar energy and how it can help our planet?

Imagine waking up in the morning knowing that when you go to work for the day, you are making a difference for our planet. You arrive on the job site to continue working on the installation of solar panels on the new green energy building being built in the city. You love your job as it has many different career paths you can choose from. As a Solar Photovoltaic Technician, you could eventually become the lead installer, design your own solar power systems, enter the sales field or even go into project management. The career options are endless in this field. You love the field because you know you are in demand and green energy positions are continually growing.

You go about your day working alongside other technicians. Your co-workers feel like a family to you. Everyone is committed to helping grow sustainable energy sources and reduce the carbon footprint people create. This is what helps keep you motivated even on the hard days and you wouldn’t trade your career for the world.

Does this sound like the type of a career you have dreamed of?

If so, then start a career a Solar Photovoltaic Technician.

Choose Canadian College of Health, Science & Technology To Advance Your Career Potential

You’ll gain hands-on practical experience throughout the Solar Photovoltaic Technician program. Your instructors are experts in their field who actively work in their profession. They bring in real life examples of how to apply the theory you are learning in each class.

Throughout the Solar Photovoltaic Technician program, you will learn how:

  • Safety Basics
  • Electrical Basics
  • PV Module Fundamentals
  • PV System Sizing Principles
  • PV System Electrical Design
  • And more

In addition to your Solar Photovoltaic Technician diploma, you will also have an opportunity to earn your NABCEP Associate Certification. This certification is earned through the NABCEP. This means when you apply to different job postings, potential employers know they will be meeting with a professional!

Benefit From A College Where You Come First

Your goal of going to school is to prepare for a career that you love and can enjoy for years to come. The hardest part of graduating is finding your first position in your new career. The Canadian College of Health, Science and Technology is there for you to get you going in the right direction. The college has a dedicated Career Services department which offers:

  • Job search workshops
  • Resume writing workshops
  • Interview skills workshops
  • And more

The college acts as a hub connecting you to a variety of employment resources in Windsor to help move you from student to professional.

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  • A Solar Photovoltaic Systems Technician is in charge of assembling, installing and maintaining solar photovoltaic systems on roofs or other structures.

  • The Canadian College Solar PV Technician program provides training towards the NABCEP PV Entry Level Exam. The exam is based on a set of Learning Objectives developed by a committee of PV subject matter experts. View Labour Market information here.

  • The technical advances harnessing the sun to provide an alternative energy source has produced a 35% growth in the solar PV market in the last five years.

  • According to the Canadian Solar Industry Association, there is not enough skilled Solar PV Technicians to meet the demand of the industry