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Inspecting Solar PV Systems (PV 604) ONLINE Inspecting Solar PV Systems (PV 604) INDEPENDENT STUDY is a Course

Inspecting Solar PV Systems (PV 604) INDEPENDENT STUDY

Time limit: 365 days

$195 Enroll

Full course description

Prerequisite(s): PV 101 or Licensed Electrician


This is an Online Independent Study Course:


  • Students can work through recorded presentations, and exercises at their own pace.
  • Once the coursework is complete you will receive a Letter of Completion for the training.
  • Students have one year to complete the course from the start date to receive credit.

Course Description:

This four-hour course reviews National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements, paying particular attention to Articles 690 and 705. It also covers equipment listing and labeling requirements, circuit calculations, wiring methods, grounding, overcurrent protection, system labeling requirements, and common Code violations.  


Electricians, electrical contractors, PV installers, and inspectors will learn about NEC requirements and best practices for photovoltaic (PV) systems. 

Required Materials:

  • Copy of the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC) 
  • Computer with Internet access and audio capability (speakers or headset) 
  • PV-604-Inspection Checklists

Course Instructor: Nick Matthes


Approved for Continuing Education By: