2018 Minnesota Solar Training Academy
Designed to fit your busy schedule, MREA’s Solar Training Academy is a series of weekend classes providing students with 46 hours of solar technical training. Topics include photovoltaic (PV) fundamentals, PV site assessment practices, and design principles and considerations.
Upon academy completion, students qualify to sit for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) PV Associate Exam, an increasingly sought-after solar credential valued by the industry.
The MREA Solar Training Academy includes:
Basic Photovoltaics (PV 101)
PV Site Assessor Training (PV 201)
PV System Design (PV 202)
PV Labs and Design Scenarios (PV 204)
PV Exam Prep (PV 220)
Exam fee for the NABCEP PV Associate
Exam fee for the MREA PV Site Assessment Certificate*
*Additional practice work required outside of class to complete certificate program.
Textbook (Photovoltaic Systems, 3rd Edition, by James Dunlop)
1/6/18 – 1/7/18
2/10/18 – 2/11/18
3/3/18 – 3/4/18