Qualify for NABCEP Certification

nabcep north american board of certfied energy practitionersNABCEP stands for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners and is the leading certification organization for solar energy professionals across North America.

Take your solar career to the next level with one or more of the nationally-recognized certifications from NABCEP!

With NABCEP Certification, you can:

  • Increase your marketability & stand out from competitors
  • Establish credibility & trust for your customers
  • Qualify for utility rebate & incentive programs
  • Strengthen your qualifications for promotions & salary increases
  • Help grow the solar industry by becoming an expert

Below are the most popular industry designations.

NABCEP Credential

Who Should Get It

PV Associate

Job-changers & Entry-Level Staff

PV Installation Professional

Solar Panel Installers

PV Design Specialist

Solar System Designers

PV Technical Sales

Solar Business Owners

Read the NABCEP Certification Handbook

We strongly recommend that candidates read the NABCEP Certification Handbook for detailed information about eligibility requirements and the application process. For a brief overview of each credential, keep scrolling!

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NABCEP PV Associate

NABCEP PV Associate Training Provider logoThe NABCEP PV Associate program (formerly called NABCEP PV Entry Level) is designed for those individuals wanting to get into the solar field.

Earn this certificate of knowledge to show that you've achieved basic understanding and application of key terms and concepts of solar photovoltaic system operations.

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NABCEP PV Installation Professional

IREC Accredited Training Provider logoThe NABCEP Solar PV Installer certification is meant for PV installers with skills and experience to distinguish themselves from competitors.

Earn this certification if you want to demonstrate credibility to potential clients and if you want a third-party stamp of approval by which they can judge your competency.

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NABCEP PV Design Specialist

NABCEP PV Design Specialist logoThe NABCEP PV Design Specialist certification is designed for solar technicians who value the "big picture" and place high priority on customer satisfaction.

Earn this certification if you want to take your skills to the next level, by focusing on effective results, customer loyalty, code compliance, and an overall positive solar experience.

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NABCEP PV Technical Sales

IREC Accredited Training Provider logoThe NABCEP PV Technical Sales certification is meant for high-achieving solar technicians or those who plan to start their own solar business.

Earn this certification if you are a decision-maker in your organization and want to focus on growing sales and consumer awareness.

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