SOURCE: Arizona Solar Power Society

Solar Training Instructor's Manual and Solar Textbooks for Universities, Colleges and Trade Schools

September 21, 2009 09:06 ET

Looking for Professional Solar Training Textbooks and Solar Instructor Training Manuals/Lesson Plans for Trade Schools, Community Colleges, Continuing Education, Workforce Investment Act Programs and Military Education Assistance Programs?

Arizona's Largest Solar Association Is Now Seeking Resellers for the Solar Industry's Most Complete Turnkey Solar Training Program That Includes a Solar Instructor Training Manual, Recommended Solar Instructor Lesson Plans, and Classroom Solar Presentation Materials

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - September 21, 2009) - The Arizona Solar Power Society announced that it is now seeking resellers for a comprehensive turnkey solar training program that can be utilized by universities, community colleges, trade schools, adult continuing education, Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and Veteran Affairs Education Assistance Programs to educate students that want to learn how to plan, design, engineer, size and install solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems.

"These solar training materials are the best in the business and are highly recommended by the students that have taken our own solar training classes," said Robert Hoskins, the Arizona Solar Power Society's Executive Director. "Every instructor that has reviewed these solar training materials has agreed quickly that they are the best solar training lesson plans on the market. They also like our reseller agreement because it pays their school a commission for each textbook they distribute to their students."

Solar Instructors, Teachers and Educators -- Solar Instructor's Training Manual

For solar instructors/teachers, the turnkey solar training package provides a Solar Instructor's Training Manual, which includes: Solar Lesson Plans, Solar Resource Guide, Multimedia CD-Rom with Solar Classroom PowerPoint Presentations for each chapter, Pretest/Posttest exams, Solar Multimedia Clips, Illustrated Solar Glossary, Solar Flash Cards, Solar Quick Quizzes®, and an Automated Solar Test Builder that generates solar exams from a database of more than 450 solar textbook questions, which can be exported in HTML format in order for schools to develop online solar training courses that can be used for distance learning applications in remote parts of the country. (See bottom link for Table of Contents and pictures of all training materials)

Solar Students -- Professional, College Level Solar Training Textbooks

For students, the 468-page solar training textbook is very easy to read and makes it very simple for students to understand how solar power is generated as well as how to maximize solar power production through proper system design. The solar training textbook contains 15 comprehensive chapters that cover:

1.   Introduction to Photovoltaic Systems
2.   Solar Radiation
3.   Solar Site Surveys and Pre-planning
4.   Solar System Components and Configurations
5.   Solar Cells, Modules and Arrays
6.   Solar Battery Charging Systems
7.   Solar Charge Controllers
8.   Solar AC/DC Inverters
9.   Solar System Sizing Requirements
10.  Solar Mechanical integration
11.  Solar Electrical Integration
12.  Solar Utility Interconnection
13.  Solar Permitting and Inspection
14.  Solar Commissioning, Maintenance and Troubleshooting
15.  Solar Incentives and Return on Investment Cost Analysis

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Robert Hoskins