NABCEP PV Design Specialist

Become an Expert at Configuring the Electrical Design of a Solar Project

Join one of the fastest growing occupations in the solar industry - the solar panel designer! Solar panel design is where all solar projects begin. It's important that solar panels are properly configured at the start of the project, given the size of the house, energy savings goal, and project budget. A PV Design Specialist will be responsible for leading the charge on solar panel design and adapting designs throughout the project stages, as needed.

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18 Hours of Online Solar PV Design Training
6 Hours of NEC Code Training
10 Hours of OSHA Construction Safety Training
Solar Practice Questions
NABCEP PV Design Specialist Practice Exam
Access to Course Materials for 6 Months
Course Fee $499
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NABCEP PV Design Specialist Training Details

Course Description: Everblue's NABCEP PV Design Specialist online training is a comprehensive introduction to solar panel sizing and design. This course walks a candidate through the solar project phases from start to finish. After completing this training, you'll be 100% ready to begin working in the solar industry as a PV Design Specialist.

Prerequisites: None! Start here to begin learning about solar panel design.

Audience: This course is ideal for architectural designers, electricians, journeymen, and anyone interested in pivoting their career in the direction of solar panel design.

Learning Objectives:

  • Reviewing Customer Expectations
  • Reviewing Project Criteria
  • Assessing Project Site
  • Configuring Mechanical Design
  • Configuring Electrical Design
  • Configuring System Monitoring, Control & Communications Design
  • Preparing Project Documentation
  • Securing Permits and Approvals
  • Adapting System Design


How to Become a NABCEP PV Design Specialist

To earn your NABCEP PV Design Specialist credential, candidates must:

  • Complete a minimum of 10 hours of OSHA Construction Safety training
  • Complete 18 hours of advanced PV design training as outlined in the NABCEP PV Design Specialist Job Task Analysis
  • Complete 6 hours of National Electric Code training
  • Complete designs for installations that equal at least 12 Project Credits
  • Pay application and exam fees to NABCEP