GIEE Certification

Become GIEE-Certified

The Global Institute of Electrical Engineering (GIEE) is the first organization to offer specialized programs and courses that combine renewable energy resources and electrical engineering topics to enable electrical engineers strongly to enter the world of renewable energy and electrical engineering.

Currently, GIEE offers two certified programs and seven certified courses approved by many professors and industry leaders in the United States and around the world.

GIEE certification programs require the meeting of specific educational and/or experience criteria, as well as the passing of a written and/or online examination. Please click on the Certification Program link below to review complete program details specific to each certification.

Benefits of Certification

- When an individual becomes certified in a designated field, his/her professional achievement is recognized in the eyes of colleagues, as well as prospective employers and clients.

- Certification establishes a standard of professional competence which is recognized throughout the industry.

- Certification fosters professional development through encouragement of long-term career goals.

- Certification promotes quality through continuing education to assure a high level of competence in constantly changing fields.

 

What Certified Professionals/Engineers Receive Upon Becoming GIEE Certified

Each GIEE Certified Professional/Engineer will receive:

o Photo identification badge with certification identification number.
o Certificate for each certification earned
o Certificate and transcript for each certified course.
o 50 Personal business cards has certification mark logo.
o Access to a digital version of the certification mark logo.

Note: See the GIEE Brand Protection and Logo Use Policies and Procedures for details about the proper use of the GIEE brand and logo.

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Certified Programs:

GIEE Certified Solar Electrical Engineer Program (CSEE)

The GIEE CSEE training program is a comprehensive training experience of over 115 hours to equip you to become a specialist in photovoltaic industry.

The program includes classroom learning, tutorials and hands-on training taught by experienced instructors and seasoned solar energy professionals (professors & Engineers) who are committed to starting a rewarding career in the high-growth solar energy industry.

More details about the program.

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GIEE Certified Photovoltaic Systems Professional Program (CPSP)

The GIEE CPSP training program is a comprehensive training experience over 12 weeks (70 hrs) to equip you to become a specialist in photovoltaic industry.

The program includes classroom learning (online-live/onsite), tutorials and hands-on training taught by experienced instructors and seasoned solar energy professionals (professors & Engineers) who are committed to starting a rewarding career in the high-growth solar energy industry.

More details about the program.

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Certified Courses:

Introduction to Solar Power Systems (EE200). (20hrs)

The EE200  intensive training course is designed to help individuals understand the fundamentals of solar energy systems from scratch. No experience required. It covers a wide range of topics, including: the fundamentals of solar energy, types of solar energy systems, electricity fundamentals, system sizing principles, and the design of photovoltaic systems. This course includes 20 hours of online-live training (or onsite), a course outline, examples, exercises, quizzes, assignments, final exam and a certificate of completion.

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Advanced Solar Power Systems I (EE201). (20hrs)

The EE201 intensive training course is designed to help individuals understand advanced topics of photovoltaic systems. It covers a wide range of topics, including: site analysis, system sizing, array configuration, and performance estimation; electrical design characteristics such as wiring, overcurrent protection and grounding; a detailed look at module, charge controller, battery and inverter specifications and characteristics; mounting methods for various roof structures and ground­mounts; troubleshooting and maintenance; using software & programs to design PV systems; and an introduction to safely and effectively commissioning PV systems.

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Photovoltaic Systems Lab (EE203). (20hrs)

The EE203 intensive training lab. is designed to put the classroom theory into practice with the ultimate hands-­on PV experience available. It offers trainees the opportunity to work closely with experienced PV professionals and engineers. You will gain valuable insight and experience while installing and commissioning multiple PV systems consisting of modules, inverters, batteries, charge controllers, BOS and racking components from a wide range of manufacturers that are all big players in the PV industry. This lab. includes 15 hours of hands-on training , a course outline, examples, exercises, quizzes, assignments, final exam and a certificate of completion.

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Introduction to Electrical Power Systems (EE310). (15hrs)

This is an introduction to Power Systems analysis and their components. It is designed to help individuals understand the fundamentals of electrical power systems from generation to distribution. It covers a wide range of topics, including: three phase system; per unit system; parameters related to Power systems; basics of power system; components of substations; protection systems; transformers; generation, transmission and distribution fundamentals.

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Electrical Power Systems Quality (EE314). (15hrs)

In today`s world of Smart Grid, deregulated electric power systems, and high use of novel power electronics, power quality is an important commodity. This course is aimed at familiarizing the concepts of voltage sags, harmonics, momentary disruptions, and waveform distortions. A theoretical and mathematical basis for various indices, standards, models, and analyses techniques will be presented. Additionally, sources of power quality problems and some remedies for improvement will be discussed. This course covers a wide range of topics, including: Sags; swells; under or overvoltage; harmonics; transients; flicker; electrical noise; interruptions wiring and grounding issues; Instruments and Analyzers; Power Characteristics; standards & codes.

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Grid Integration of Renewable Energy Systems (EE315).(15hrs)

This course combines various grid integration concepts of renewable energy resources, including power generation, transmission, and distribution. It enables individuals to study the distributed generation systems, to identify emerging issues with it and thus understand the requirements for the correct integration of renewable energies into the grid. It covers a wide range of topics, including: distributed generation technologies; photovoltaic systems; wind energy systems; the technical requirements for grid connection; impact studies; electric vehicles; energy storage; standards & codes; smart grid; micro-grids; net metering; interconnection agreements.

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OSHA Construction Safety Training. (10hrs)

Part of the U.S. Department of Labor, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforces standards for safe and healthy workplace conditions. This OSHA10 online training course teaches recognition, avoidance, abatement and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces. This course also provides information regarding workers’ rights, employer responsibilities and how to file a complaint. It was also designed to help workers stay up-to-date with their OSHA safety requirements.

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Fundamentals of Thermal Systems (ME200). (20hrs)

The ME200  intensive training course is designed to help individuals understand the fundamentals of solar thermal systems from scratch. It covers a wide range of topics, including: the fundamentals of solar energy, types of solar thermal systems, system sizing principles, and the design of hot water systems. This course includes 20 hours of online-live training (or onsite), a course outline, examples, exercises, quizzes, assignments, final exam and a certificate of completion.

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