NABCEP ADVANCED PV INSTALLATION PROFESSIONAL EXAM PREP
Tue-Thurs, 6 - 9 pm, 7/9-7/25 (In person)
Online: Mon, 7/15, 7/22 & Sat, 7/13 (each date is 3.3 hours of study)
40 hours, $995
Online access to NEC 2014 code book and exam prep.
Learn about our path to NABCEP Solar PV cetification here.
NEC Credits: 2
Technical or Nontech CEUs: 6
Building or Fire Code: 2
PV Installation Professional Exam: 40
PV Design Specialist Exam: 10
PV Installation Specialist Exam: 24
PV Commissioning & Maintenance Specialist Exam: 24
PVDS Recertification CEUs: 10
PVIS Recertification CEUS: 18
PVCMS RECERTIFICATION CEUs: 24
PVA Renewal CEUs: 12
Format In-Person Length 40 hours Technology PV
Accredited hours may be applied toward initial exam or recertification.
This course prepares individuals to sit for the NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional Exam to earn the PVIP credential. PVIPs fill a wide range of job positions within the industry, taking responsibility for installations of varying size and complexity. Due to the range of responsibilities and skills that may fall into a Certified PVIP’s job duties, this class is broad in scope and covers a variety of conditions- in New York and around the country, as specified on the NABCEP PV Professional JTA.
This high level professional track program for those who intend to take the NABCEP PV Professional Exam. The class covers electrical code, verification and maintenance of residential and commercial Solar PV systems. Training follows the skills outlined in the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Job Task Analysis. Topics include NEC code requirements, configuring and installing utility-interactive, bimodal and off grid PV systems, safety and system maintenance. This advanced certification training class provides 40 of the 58 hours required needed to sit for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Exam. Click here for NABCEP exam details. Access to our online solar pv learning module is included in fee.
Textbooks and Downloads
- NABCEP PV Professional JTA
- Solar PV Engineering and Installation: Preparation for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification Sean White, Required
- Photovoltaic Systems, Jim Dunlop, Essential Resource for the PV Installation Pro Exam
- National Electrical Code 2017, NFPA 70 (NEC) Essential book if you are sitting for the PV Installer Exam
Note: You may use any NEC Code book for the exam. NABCEP recommends that you purchase the latest version.
- NABCEP PV Installation Professional Resource GuideCertification Handbook, 2018 (free download)