April 18, 2011 – The Refrigeration School (RSI) in Phoenix, Arizona is pleased to announce their new Solar Power and Technology online training course. This new and exciting program is for anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of solar installation and maintenance.
According to the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, the solar industry is expected to experience steady growth over the next several years. They predict that 350,000 new jobs will be created over the next four years and in the next year alone, 70,000 solar jobs are expected to be created. At its peak, the solar industry could employ as many people in the United States as major automakers.
The Solar Power and Technology course is RSI’s flagship offering in online training and prepares students for the NABCEP exam. The 120-hour program is designed to allow students to interact with instructors from an online classroom environment. Course material and tests will be available through multimedia outlets. Students will learn basic knowledge and principles of photovoltaic (PV) systems. Terminology, fundamentals, safety, installation equipment, solar theory and cell design and function are all included as part of the program.
For a limited time, students can enroll in the Online Solar Program at RSI for $695. Regular enrollment cost will be raised to $1145. Those interested in learning more about this exciting new program are encouraged to contact RSI at 1-888-943-4822 or by visiting refrigerationschool.com.
About The Refrigeration School:
The Refrigeration School, Inc was founded in Phoenix Arizona in 1965 and the campus consists of two buildings with 21,000 square feet of classroom, lab, and support service facilities. The Refrigeration School’s online Solar Power and Technology Course is recognized by North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP). Please refer to NABCEP for more information regarding qualifications for certification. The Solar Power and Technology Course is a continuing education course that does not fall under the purview of the standards of accreditation, therefore this course is not accredited as accreditation is not required.