Updated for the latest NABCEP PV Certification Exams
This course is developed and taught by Sean White and includes includes lectures from solar legend Bill Brooks.
This course qualifies for 40 hours of advanced training required for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification Exam as well as hours for all other NABCEP PV Certification Exams and CEU hours for recertification. HeatSpring is an Accredited NABCEP Provider.
Dive deep into advanced solar PV installation and design principles and practices addressed in the NABCEP PV Installer Job Task Analysis.
The main instructor for this course, Sean White, is one of HeatSpring's most popular and highest rated instructors. Sean is available to answer questions on the discussion board while you work through the course materials during your one-year session. He is extremely responsive and answers questions in great detail. Sean Answers every question on a daily basis 99% of the time.
He is an IREC Master Trainer, was named 2014 Clean Energy Trainer of the Year, has taught thousands of professionals on solar technology, contributed to the development of the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Job Task Analysis, has been a member of the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Technical Committee, and has published multiple books on solar PV design and installation.
In order to complete this course, you'll need to purchase a copy of Sean White's "Solar PV Engineering and Installation" (2019). You'll get access to detailed information and test-taking strategies specifically focused on the exam. There are required readings from the book in each week of the course. It is also recommended to get PV and the NEC by Sean White and Bill Brooks.
This course includes many references to the National Electrical Code (NEC). It may be helpful for you to get a copy of the 2017 NEC. It's important to note that NABCEP is on the 2017 NEC for all certification exam. It is expected that NABCEP will adopt the 2020 NEC in 2021, so if you plan on taking NABCEP exams in 2021, plan accordingly. This course has information for both the 2017 and 2020 NEC, which Bill Brooks was intimately involved with writing.
- Solar PV and the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC)
- Advanced best practices for solar PV design, installation, commissioning, and sales
- Prepare for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification Exam
- NABCEP Approved Advanced Training Hours for every NABCEP PV Certification
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Complete the 40 Hours of Material As Fast As You Want
Some students take the whole 40 hours in one week. That is an intensive amount of work, and most students have full time jobs which is why we split the modules out over 6 sections, intended to be taken one per week but its entirely up to you. You can print your certificate of completion as soon as you finish.
NABCEP Advanced Credits Toward the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification Exam
You need 58 hours of advanced training to sit for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional certification exam. If you passed the NABCEP PV Associate Exam after completing our Solar PV Boot Camp + NABCEP PV Associate Exam Prep course, that got you the first 18 hours. This course covers the additional 40 hours you need.
Instructor Sean White Was the 2014 "IREC Clean Energy Trainer of the Year"
Sean White was the 2014 Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) Clean Energy Trainer of the Year. He is an IREC ISPQ Certified Independent Master Trainer and a NABCEP Certified PV Installer. He has taught hundreds of solar courses to students all over the world. He is the best instructor in the world at helping you pass the NABCEP PV Certification exams.
Includes National Electrical Code (NEC) Content For NABCEP PV Certification Exams
This course tracks NABCEP's adoption of the code and NEC 2017 is now in use on all NABCEP PV Certification Exams. Sean also includes optional materials covering the 2014 NEC in this course since some jurisdictions will still be using the 2014 code for some time.
Includes 3 Practice Exams to Help You Study
This course includes two 70-question practice exams that emulate the actual exam as closely as possible. Plus a bonus 30-question practice exam is also included. Explanations are given for all practice exam questions.
Self Paced Online Course
This online course is self-paced. 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. Rewatch videos and review assignments as many times as you want. View updates the instructor makes to the course as the industry advances. 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. Students can easily share their verified certificates on their LinkedIn profiles using our LinkedIn integration.
Earn Continuing Education Credits
Self Report with Certificate: NABCEP Advanced Credit Hours, NABCEP NEC, NABCEP JTA, NABCEP RE Elective, NABCEP Building or Fire Code, NABCEP PV Associate Renewal.
Approved NABCEP CEU Hours by Credential and Category
Sean has the unique ability to understand a student's gap in educational understanding and to fill in that gap in an extremely efficient manner. He is able to naturally work through technical information in an engaging path that builds toward proficiency rather than confuses the student. Sean accomplishes this while being extremely personable and accommodating to the student therefore building academic confidence that transforms into real world results.”
- Anthony Shaw, Progeneration Energy Corporation
Very informative, great instructor. I learned a lot and it will definitely help my business and myself out in the field.”
- David Rawlings, Woodland Solar
I highly recommend this course for anyone taking the NABCEP Installation Professional Exam. The instructor did a great job of simplifying complicated material, and was full of test taking tips.”
- Brian Grems, Stellar Solar
This course will change my life. I have been in the industry for only a year and this course has much to offer from beginners to experienced installers. With over 1MW of installs in which I have either witnessed as a supervisor or as a Foreman I would say I achieved more knowledge about the details of why we install the way we do from this course. Good luck everyone!”
- Michael Beverly Field Superintendent, Sunsmart Technologies
Sean White's course exceeded my expectation not only for the potential for online learning but also for bringing new and valuable depth and breadth to course material that is also timely and relevant.”
- Leslie Andersen, Pacific Sky Solar
Sean White is one of the top Solar Pioneers of our lifetime. The fact I could comprehend this material in such an efficient manner blows my mind. Thank you Sean for your professional guidance. I am truly honored! ”
- Neal McEldowney, Limitless Energy, LLC
Leaning code requirements and solar calculations can be a very boring process; Sean's course found a way to deliver that information in an interesting and informative way, making the learning process much more interesting and manageable. ”
- Lucas Redrup, Solar Provider Group
Absolutely the best course available for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional exam prep!”
- Brook Babcock, SolarCity
Mr. White killed it on this course! His delivery and organization of the topics kept me engaged and I left the class feeling well prepared for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional exam!”
- Michael Walker, Precision Renewables
I would highly recommend any person inclined to so much as mention the topic of solar, take this course prior to doing so.”
- Stephen Rogers, Energy Venture Management
I would recommend this course to anyone looking to improve their overall technical PV knowledge base.”
- Nate Roumanis, Sunrise Solar Consulting
Just checked the exam results online and I passed, I am very happy as it was a very fast paced exam, I really appreciate your help and again this was a great course.”
- Antonio Zuniga-Cuentas, Canadian Solar
I just learned that I passed the NABCEP PV Installation Professional. Thank you for this course and for all the time you put to teach and answer students questions. Thank you again you are the best!!”
- Mustapha Chawqui, Borrego Solar
Sean's book was instrumental to me passing the NABCEP exam. It really hit the nail on the head.”
- Robert Wylie Hyde, Kaplan Clean Tech PV Instructor, NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional
After installing solar for two years I knew absolutely zero of how they work other than put this here and that there. Now I am educating the electricians and confident I could repair out of the box type problems.”
- Chris Connelly Lead installer, Direct Energy Solar
I comfortably passed the NABCEP exam and I couldn't have done it without Sean's book!”
- Tim Oyler, NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional
Sean White is the best of the best. I highly recommend taking this course.”
- Adam Smetters Asset and Project Manager, Melink Corporation
I passed my NABCEP PV Installation Professional Exam thanks to your course. I couldn't have done this without it.”
- Connor Nakao