This solar training course will give you what you need to start working in the solar industry. Available in both live and online classroom settings, the Solar PV Associate class covers the fundamentals of solar energy and photovoltaics, electricity, system sizing principles and PV array electrical & mechanical design. Prepare yourself for a career in renewable energy! No prior experience is required.
Course Description: This course is designed to help individuals understand the fastest growing form of power generation in the world - solar power. Key concepts include the basics of electricity, solar design, and installation. Students will also have an opportunity to set up a small solar circuit in a lab setting to reinforce the concepts taught in the classroom. As a Solar PV Associate, you will qualify to take the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) PV Entry Level Exam.
Prerequisites: None. This entry-level training course for solar photovoltaics (PV) is the foundation for our advanced solar training courses.
Format: This 5-day course (40 hours) is available in live classroom settings nationwide, blended learning webinars, and on-demand webinars. No matter your schedule, Everblue has a solar training package for you!
Audience: This course is ideal for builders, electricians, roofers, inspectors, contractors, DIYers, architects, real estate agents, and anyone interested in qualifying for the NABCEP PV Entry Level Exam.
Course Materials: Online Resources for Pre-Course Study, Everblue's Solar PV Associate Handbook, Take Home Solar Kit, Access to 120 Simulated Practice Exam Questions, Certificate of Completion
Price: $1595 for live classroom interaction, $595 for a blended learning webinar, or $595 for an on-demand webinar. For information involving corporate training, group rates, or returning student discounts, please call 800-460-2575.
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Qualifies students for the NABCEP PV Entry Level Exam