A job as a Solar Lab Technician falls under the broader career category of Electrical Engineering Technicians. Since the energy crises of the 1970s, there has been an increasing demand for solar energy technicians.These technicians install, maintain, operate, and test equipments and energy systems that use solar energy.Each solar energy project, from conception to installation, requires the services of many technicians with various skills like craft workers, such as plumbers, carpenters, roofers, and sheet metal workers, who install or repair solar energy systems, assistants to architects or engineers assisting them in the design of solar energy designs.
In this program, students are trained on Professional Skill, Professional knowledge and Employability skill related to job role. They will get the idea of trade tools and its standardizations. They will be able to identify different types of conductors, cables and their skinning and joint making. They will understand natural planetary movements and sunlight’s path. They will learn how to measure intensity of solar radiation, analyze shadow effect on incident solar radiation, plot curve of radiation measured and draw a solar map with respect to time for a location. They will acquire knowledge of characteristics of Photovoltaic cells and modules, Batteries, Charge Controllers and construct small Solar DC appliances. They will be able to arrange and test solar batteries and their correct disposal.