The following resources are included in the cost of the course and are shipped to students upon completion of registration and payment of tuition fees. Photovoltaics: Design and Installation Manual, Solar Energy International, New Society Publishers, May 2007, ISBN 978-0-8657-1520-2 Photovoltaic Systems by Jim Dunlop, American Technical Publishers, ISBN 978-0-8269-1308-1 Solar Electric Training, published by ONTILITY
There is no prerequisite coursework. No solar industry experience is assumed. Knowledge requirements include basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, and percentages, use of formulas, algebra and word problems), use of the Internet, problem solving skills, and the use of a calculator.