Local residents will have the opportunity to become certified solar panel installers after completing a three-day course offered by the University of Arkansas Fort Smith’s Center for Business and Professional Development.


Classes will be held on Saturdays beginning Oct. 21 and running through Nov. 4. The course is intended for anyone who is considering entering the solar panel business or who already works in the business and will cover topics such as solar resources and principles, proper installation, performance characteristics, troubleshooting methods and best safety practices. A solar panel installation is also planned as part of the class.


Participants will received hands-on training from John Martini, assistant professor of electronics technology at UAFS and an Electronics Technicians Association Certification Administrator.


The fee is $750 per person. To register, contact Dave Robertson at 479-788-7799 or dave.robertson@uafs.edu.


About the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith is the premiere regional institution of Western Arkansas, connecting education with careers and serving as a driver of economic development and quality of place in the greater Fort Smith region. Small class sizes, dedicated faculty and staff, affordable tuition rates, and a diverse on-campus culture allow UAFS students to fully explore their areas of interest in ways that prepare them for post-graduate success academically, professionally, and personally. To find out what makes UAFS just right for you, visit our website.


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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
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