Cornerstone’s Solar PV Associate Training is designed to the professional standards of excellence set forth by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP). This course is designed to introduce solar energy theory and prepare participants to pass the NABCEP PV Associate Exam.

  • As the solar industry continues to grow, a steadily growing supply of qualified solar installers, equipped with a solar certification, will be needed to support the build-out.
  • Quality solar training gives employers and customers a degree of certainty that practitioners have voluntarily met the high standards demanded by those who work in the industry.
  • This solar energy training course was designed using industry standard learning objectives.
  • Participants will gain solar installation skills that can immediately be applied in the field.
  • The solar energy industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the nation -it pays to become a solar installer.

Course Objectives

  • This solar technology training course will prepare students to successfully pass the NABCEP PV Associate Exam, as well as prepare students with the base knowledge and skills necessary to start their career in the solar industry.

Course Outline

  • Section 1: Markets and Applications
  • Section 2: Solar Safety
  • Section 3: Electrical Basics
  • Section 4: Solar Energy Fundamentals
  • Section 5: PV Module Fundamentals
  • Section 6: System Components
  • Section 7: PV System Sizing
  • Section 8: PV Electrical Design
  • Section 9: PV System and Mechanical Design
  • Section 10: Performance Analysis, Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • Section 11: NABCEP Associate PV Exam Information
  • Section 12: Inspiration and ConclusionsHybrED Program
  • 18 hours of self-paced online solar energy training
  • 70 Practice questions for the NABCEP PV Associate Exam
  • 24 hours of live classroom and hands-on solar installation training (for dedicated training sessions only)

Cornerstone’s Training Pass Guarantee: If you do not pass the NABCEP PV Associate Exam on your first try, you may retake the course at no additional cost.

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