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Advanced Solar PV Training
Why take this course:
CleanEdison's Advanced Solar PV training prepares participants for the NABCEP PV Installer Certification exam. As the solar industry continues to mature, employers and customers are beginning to expect NABCEP Certification for installers.
Participants in this course will have the opportunity to gain the advanced knowledge needed to stand out as an experienced and qualified photovoltaic installer, business owner, project manager or system design engineer.
This course is ideal for roofers, electricians, contractors and builders with experience in solar PV installation who want to qualify for the NABCEP PV Installer Exam.
What you'll learn:
CleanEdison's 40-hour intensive 5-day Advanced Solar PV training course covers a wide range of topics, including current industry standards for photovoltaic system design and installation best practices.
The Advanced Solar Panel Installation training teaches individuals how to integrate solar PV modules, design installations and components, and how to properly tie a system to the grid.
This course is taught by highly qualified professional NABCEP Certified Installers and ISPQ Certified Solar Instructors and will prepare participants for their NABCEP Solar Certification.
ONLINE COURSE PREVIEW:
- Live Option: 5-day, 40-hour course includes 4 days in the classroom with components and a full day of hands-on training in the field with live panels
- OR -
- Online Option: 40-hour online self-paced course
- Both options include: -
- 100 practice questions for the NABCEP PV Installer exam.
- National Electrical Code Handbook 2011. $133 value
- Photovoltaics Design and Installation Manual. $60 value
- NABCEP Entry Level Exam fee, if requested. $95 value
- CleanEdison Course Policy
You must have at least one of the following:
- One or more years of solar industry or electrical experience
- A passing score on the NABCEP Entry Level Exam
- Completion of CleanEdison Entry Level Solar PV
If you do not meet the prerequisites for Advanced Solar PV, please register for the Solar PV Mastery course instead.
What certification does this course prepare me for?
This course provides 40 credit hours of advanced solar training towards fulfilling the education requirement to prepare for the PV Installer exam, administered by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP).
What is the PV Installer Exam like?
PV Installer exam lasts 4 hours and consists of approximately 60 equally weighted multiple-choice questions, with 4 choices per question.
In a scaled scored between 0 and 90 the required score of passing the exam is 70, note that the results are not curved. After they will be completed, they will be mailed to the candidates within 6 weeks after taken the exam.
How do I register for the exam?
The application for the exam must be submitted electronically or postmarked at least 71 days prior to the exam date. Two weeks prior to the exam, candidates receive the Admission Slip, which contains the scheduled date, time and location of the examination. To find out more, download the Candidate Information Handbook for All Installer Exams.
- Application fee of $125
- Exam fee of $300
Live Course + Books + NABCEP Entry Level Exam Fee: $2395
Early Bird Discount: Only $1895 when you book 30+ days in advance!
Online Anytime Course: $995
Student financing and payment plans now available! Call 888-513-3476 for more information.