Foundational Course for Solar Installers
We packed this course with detailed information that will enable you to begin designing and installing solar systems.
Included: James Dunlop's Text Book "Photovoltaic Systems" (Third Edition)
"Photovoltaic Systems" is a comprehensive reference guide to the installation of residential and commercial PV systems. It covers the principles of PV electricity and how to incorporate it into stand-alone or utility-connected electrical systems.
Important Note on 18 Advanced NABCEP Credits
In order to claim their 18 advanced NABCEP credits, students MUST pass the NABCEP Entry Level Exam after completing this course.
NABCEP Entry Level Exam Available Anytime In Hundreds of Cities in the United States and Canada
After you complete the course, you can schedule your NABCEP Entry Level Exam by submitting a request and paying the $100 exam fee (which is not included in the course price). You can schedule your exam for 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.
94% Success Rate on the NABCEP Entry Level Exam
The NABCEP Entry Level Exam is a credential is recognized throughout the solar industry. In 2014, 94% of the students who took this course passed the Entry Level Exam.
Self-Paced Online Course
This course is self-paced and entirely online. The lecture videos and other materials are available any time, and the instructor responds to student questions through a discussion board. In order to participate, you will need an Internet connection and an up-to-date web browser.
Supported by Student Advocate – Tom McCormack
In addition to instructor support via the discussion board, students have access to Tom McCormack, HeatSpring's Student Advocate. He is available to answer general questions via email, discussion board, chat, or phone. (Spanish email support available upon request.)
The Solar PV Boot Camp online course provided by HeatSpring was excellent. It is a comprehensive course which blends reading resources with video lessons. It is obvious that a continuous improvement process is used through student feedback and test metrics to assure that students have a high success rate when taking the NABCEP test.”
- Joseph Fraioli, EarthCoupler Renewables
Outstanding medium for obtaining foundational knowledge in PV for anyone trying to solidify their skills. ”
- Asim Khan, Spectrum Power
A great introduction to the world of PV systems.”
- Jamal Khoury
I would highly recommend this course to anyone who would like to enter the field of photovoltaic installation.”
- David Goldthwaite, Raytheon
NABCEP & PV Business Training, Wind Sun Institute
Fred has been teaching NABCEP students since 2008. At Massasoit College Fred introduced the PV course, wrote the curriculum, and taught the first PV classes. As a Solar practitioner, Fred’s PV projects include high school, residential, commercial, and church projects. Systems include: roof-mount, ground-mount and pole-mounted PV systems - with and without equinox...[more]