Solar Photovoltaic System Design, Installation and Maint

Be part of the future in the fast growing  "green technology" job market.

Exciting Career Fields: Solar Architecture, Photo Cell Manufacturing, Solar Panel Installation
Solar Electrician

This program offers a sequence of courses that provide content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the energy field.


The classroom content provides limited Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System Design, Installation and Maintenance program.


  • Demonstrate the importance of health, safety and environmental management systems for various organizations.

  • Learn the federal regulartory performance and compliance required of "Green" companies.

  • Identify systems and their components.

  • Conduct a site assessment.

  • Read and interpret basic blueprints.

  • Layout and coordinate a job.

  • Adapt a PV design.

  • Install solor collectors, PV systems and electrical wiring.

Potential Earnings

Graduates earn an

average of $15.00 to

$40.00 per hour.

Fees and Tuition
Photovoltaic Solar

OCP: A / Course: EEV0203


Title: Solar Photovoltaic Design Installation


300 Maintenance Helper.

Length: 150 hours


OCP: B / Course: EEV0204

Title: Solar Photovoltaic Design Installation 

and Maintenance Technician.

Length: 450 hours

Estimated Program Costs:


Total Tuition & Fee Detail


$1,752.00 - Solar Photovoltaic Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 600 hours)

$425 - Lab Fees (per semester)

$50 - Registration Fees

$2,652.00 Tuition & Fees Total for program

Textbook Estimated Cost:

$200.00 (Full Textbook listing in front office)

Industry Certifications

Jason Barrow
Photovoltaic Solar Instructor

Advisory Council Members

  • Mickey Price - Peaden Mechanical

  • Jackie Kirley - AFPS

  • Wesley Northington - Marathon Electrical

  • Jared LaFon - Marathon Electrical

  • Darrell Taylor - Gulf Coast Electrical

  • Hunter Jones - JCCR Electrical  

Director:  Kelly Hayes

Assistant Director: Jon Williams

Assistant Director: Scott Huerkamp

Phone: 850-833-3500

Fax: 850-833-3466

1976 Lewis Turner Boulevard

Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32547

Main Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 7am - 5pm

Friday: 7am - 2pm