Become a Solar Installer in 5 Weeks

at East Los Angeles College -

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$175 6 seats left
Start Date:

Sun, Jul 26, 9:00am - Aug 23, 1:00pm Pacific Time (5 sessions)

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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Quayum Abdul

What you'll learn in this green training:

Solar panels installations are becoming more and more popular since 2010. Thousands of home and commercial owners are looking for independent solar installers, and solar companies are hiring solar installers due to their rapid growth of work load. 

By 2020, all new construction must have solar as an alternate power supply. This course will offer basic education to work in the solar industry. For the motivated participants, free hands-on, roof-top solar training through a volunteer organization will be offered after the completion of this course.   

Great for students, engineers, home and business owners, contractors, electricians, Info-tech personnel, and those who want to change carrier to renewable energy. 

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  • Please make sure to provide a valid email address at the time of registration. 
  • Instructions to access your class will be emailed to you a few days before the class begins.


Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy
There are no refunds or transfers after a class begins. Requests to withdraw from a class or transfer to another Community Services class must be done 3 OR MORE DAYS prior to the first class meeting. There is a $5 service charge per class for each refund or transfer requested. If you enrolled in a class less than 3 days prior to the first class meeting, NO refunds will be given. There are no refunds or credits for absences and late registrations are not pro-rated. Missed class meetings may not be made up in another class.
Start Dates (1)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
9:00am - 1:00pm Pacific Time Quayum Abdul 5 $175
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sun, Aug 02 9:00am - 1:00pm Pacific Time Quayum Abdul
Sun, Aug 09 9:00am - 1:00pm Pacific Time Quayum Abdul
Sun, Aug 16 9:00am - 1:00pm Pacific Time Quayum Abdul
Sun, Aug 23 9:00am - 1:00pm Pacific Time Quayum Abdul

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Question from Anonymous
Hello. I realize this program doesn't qualify for an actual NABCEP certification, but does this training allow you to sit for the PV Associate credential exam? Thanks.
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi, there! As per the instructor, “The way I do teach my class and after hands-on installation and free classes from Grid Alternatives, it will be possible to go for any kind of PV related exam. In fact, the student should focus on further online lesson prior to the test. A lot of my students got a solar job and, as well as, independent contractor opportunities."
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Question from anonymous
Where’s the course take place?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! The exact location will be sent to the students a few days before the class/course start. Make sure to check your spam folder so you don't miss it. Thanks!
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Question from Anonymous
What is the name of the certificate we receive once completed?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hello there! The certificate is a certificate of completion, basically proving that the student took the course. This course is an introduction to solar installation. Opportunities to get hands-on training are also provided to students in the class. To obtain industry certification, students usually need to have years of experience in the job and pass industry examinations.
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Question from Anonymous
Do you have to be a current student at East LA college?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! No. Any student interested in this class (or any classes they offer here on our website) can certainly book the class. Hope this helps!
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Question from anonymous
Hi, is class still not available yet?
Answer from Georgia C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! We do not have the new schedule yet but if you like, you may save this class on your wishlist so you'll be automatically notified when we add new dates.
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Question from anonymous
Are you accepting sjdb voucher?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi, there! At this time, CourseHorse only accepts payment through major credit cards and PayPal. I also checked if East Los Angeles College would accept an SJDB voucher, however, they don't accept it at this as well. So sorry about that.
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Question from Anonymous
Does it teach from solar panel to power hook up, DC to AC?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! Yes, this class teach DC to AC. Because Solar panels produce Direct Current and Our house need Alternate Current.
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Reviews of Classes at East Los Angeles College (161)

(161 Reviews)
Become a Solar Installer in 5 Weeks
Reviewed by ricardo c. on 11/19/2019
Great class . But is up to you to learn
Become a Solar Installer in 5 Weeks
Reviewed by Dennis P. on 8/20/2019
Class was great full of information that allows you to get started in the solar industry!
Become a Solar Installer in 5 Weeks
Reviewed by Anonymous on 5/20/2019
Mostly we watched youtube videos of solar panel installation. Not well taught.
Become a Solar Installer in 5 Weeks
Reviewed by Joshua C. on 11/18/2019
Become a Solar Installer in 5 Weeks
Reviewed by Gabriel C. on 11/18/2019
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