HeatSpring is a NABCEP Registered Provider and many of our courses qualify for Accredited Advanced PV Training hours required to sit for NABCEP Certification exams and are also approved for continuing education hours (CEU hours) to maintain your credential and recertify. HeatSpring is also a NABCEP PV Associate Provider.
If you have completed your course and are ready to fill out an application for your exam with NABCEP then the following may be helpful.
If you are planning to sit for the NABCEP PV Associate exam then you do not need to follow the instructions below. Instead navigate to your classroom for the Solar PV Boot Camp + NABCEP PV Associate Exam Prep course and fill out the application provided in the course. You will then submit the application and exam fee directly to HeatSpring within the course. Then HeatSpring will submit the application and fee on your behalf to NABCEP to verify you have completed the required course.
Step 1: Complete the Required Advanced Training Hours for the credential you wish to obtain and earning your certificate(s) of completion from HeatSpring.
Step 2: Fill out an application on the special myNABCEP certification application website at https://my.nabcep.org/ and pay the exam fee directly to NABCEP. When filling out the application the following information may be helpful:
When you are filing out your application you may see a question like this (example from the PVDS application):
Followed by a list of ways the institution or training course qualifies. For documenting hours from HeatSpring certificates of completion choose the option titled: "Training institutions approved by State Contractor Licensing Boards or Canadian Provincial equivalents".
For some certification exam applications NABCEP requires that the JTA hours and NEC hours be reported separately under multiple records even if a single course fulfills all requirements. You may see a requirement on your application that looks like this:
If so you can split the hours approved for a single course certificate of completion between JTA hours and NEC hours. To do this just submit two copies of the same certificate, one for the JTA hours the course qualifies for and one for the NEC hours.
If you need to review how many hours are approved for your course you can do so be either clicking the "verified certificate" link provided on your certificate of completion, or find your course using our NABCEP Credential Course Finder Tool.