Solar PV Installer Boot Camp + NABCEP PV Associate Exam Prep
Electricians, contractors, or career-changers: learn how to design, install, and sell solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. You’ll have access to lecture videos, useful resources and practice quizzes to prepare to pass the NABCEP PV Associate Exam.
Your instructor, Sean White, is a certified NABCEP PV Installation Professional and globally-recognized solar educator and author and will serve as a great resource for you.
To earn 18 Advanced NABCEP credits, you will need to complete the course AND pass the NABCEP Photovoltaic (PV) Associate Exam. These credits can be applied toward the training requirements to sit for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional certification exam. When you finish this course, you will be eligible to sit for the NABCEP PV Associate Exam at any Castle Worldwide testing location in the United States or Canada.
Length: 6 modules
About the Instructor
Dr. Sean White
2014 IREC Trainer of the Year
Dr. Sean White was the 2014 Interstate Renewable Energy Council Trainer of the Year. He is an ISPQ Certified Solar PV Master Trainer and has authored several books on solar. He contributed to the development of the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Job Task Analysis and has been a member of the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Technical Committee.
Not Included – Exam Fee
It is important to note that the $150 NABCEP PV Associate Exam fee is a separate fee paid when scheduling your exam after you have completed the course. You must complete this course first, then provide your certificate of completion when scheduling your NABCEP exam.
To participate in this course, you’ll need to buy a copy of Sean White’s book: “Solar Photovoltaic Basics: A Study Guide for the NABCEP Entry Level Exam.” The book covers the basics of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems and focuses on preparation for the NABCEP PV Associate Exam (which was called the Entry Level Exam until July 2016). You can buy the book online on Amazon or a similar site for about $35.
Foundational Course for Solar Installers
This course is packed with detailed information that will enable you to begin designing and installing solar systems.
Earn 18 Advanced NABCEP Credits
It is important to note that students MUST pass the NABCEP PV Associate Exam after completing this course in order to claim 18 advanced NABCEP credits.
NABCEP PV Associate Exam Available Anytime In Hundreds of Cities in the United States and Canada
After you complete the course, you can schedule your NABCEP PV Associate Exam by submitting a request and paying the $150 exam fee (which is not included in the course price). You can schedule your exam whenever you feel adequately prepared and have a convenient time available. The exam can be taken at any Castle Worldwide testing location in the United States or Canada.
97% Success Rate on the NABCEP PV Associate Exam
The NABCEP PV Associate Exam is a credential is recognized throughout the solar industry. In 2015, 97% of the students who took this course passed the NABCEP PV Associate Exam.
Self-Paced Online Course
This online course is self-paced; therefore, you can begin instantly upon enrollment.
Access Information and Build Your Training Library
After enrolling, the course materials will remain in your account and be accessible 12 months (1 year) after enrollment. Access can be extended beyond 1 year with a monthly membership. You can return to your course anytime with online access from anywhere in the world.
Earn a Certificate of Completion
When you complete this course, you are eligible for a certificate of completion from HeatSpring. You can download your certificate as soon as you have completed all of the course requirements. Using our one-click LinkedIn integration, students can easily share their verified certificates on their LinkedIn profiles .
Earn Continuing Education Credits
Self Report with Certificate: 30 AIA LU/HSW Credits
“I would highly recommend this course to anyone who would like to enter the field of photovoltaic installation” – David Goldthwaite, Raytheon