Programme Brief

The Photovoltaic Systems (PV) Level 1 course is ideally suited for individuals and technicians wishing to learn about renewable energy, solar power generation and the design and installation of photovoltaic systems.  

This course provides learners with the ability to design and install their own photovoltaic systems either in residential or commercial buildings in accordance with the NEC code.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Understanding the various PV markets and their applications
  • Practicing PV safety
  • Understanding electricity fundamentals and load estimation as it applied to PV systems
  • Understanding the solar module and energy fundamentals
  • Understanding system components selection and sizing
  • Implementing PV wiring systems design and electrical sizing

The duration of this course is 24 contact hours.

Why study Photovoltaic Systems at SBCS?

  • Instructors are certified, highly skilled and experienced practitioners who bring their knowledge and work experience to the classroom
  • Course is career oriented. The curriculum was developed to meet the needs of the current marketplace
  • Course is over 80% practical, hands-on training. Emphasis is placed on practical training and the application of the knowledge taught
  • Modern, fully equipped labs. You learn using the same equipment you will encounter in the field
  • Convenient class schedules. Classes are offered on a part-time basis, which allows working individuals to balance their work and educational needs

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Champs Fleurs

Start DateEnd DateDaysTimeCost
17-Mar-1812-May-18Sat9:30am - 12:30pm$2,450
14-Jul-1801-Sep-18Sat9:30am - 12:30pm$2,450


San Fernando

Start DateEnd DateDaysTimeCost
19-May-1807-Jul-18Sat9:30am - 12:30pm$2,450

Please note: All information provided is subject to change without prior notice.

What's Next?


  • 2 months
  • Champs Fleurs, San Fernando

Entry Requirement: Knowledge of basic science would be an asset

  • Administration fee: $150 to be paid on registration.
  • Registration deadline: One week before the scheduled start date of the class.
  • Late Administration fee: $175 will be charged if registration is within one week of the scheduled start date of the course.
  • Payment Plan: A credit price, usually 10% more than the cash price, is available if necessary.  The down payment is 60% of the credit price plus the administration fee. The remainder is paid in installments before the end of the course.

For further details please email or call the numbers below:

  • Champs Fleurs – (868) 663-7227 extensions 1094/5/8
  • San Fernando – (868) 652-2388 / (868) 653-6331 / (868) 657-2681 extensions 1430/1/2