This solar training course will give you what you need to start working in the solar industry. Available online, the Entry Level Solar PV Training 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 to reinforce the course concepts. This course will qualify you 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 40-hour course is available as an on-demand webinar.
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: Digital Course Outline, Solar PV Kit, 120 Practice Questions, Certificate of Completion. There will be a $100 shipping fee for students requesting hard-copy materials outside the continental U.S.
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