2018 Illinois Solar Training Academy (Champaign, IL)

Organized/Hosted by: 
Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA)
Event Date(s): 
Saturday, January 27, 2018 to Sunday, March 25, 2018


Parkland college
1315 North Mattis Avenue
United States
$1800 with $100 discount prior to 11/17/17.

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.

Course Information

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)


1/27/18 – 1/28/18

2/24/18 – 2/25/18

3/24/18 – 3/25/18

Prerequisites: None

For More Information

Email Address: 

Training Information

Alex Jarvis, Solar Systems of Indiana, Inc.
Course Instructor Credentials: 
NABCEP PV Installer Certification
Training Provider Credentials: 
Registered provider of the NABCEP Entry-Level PV Exam
Course Hours Count Toward: 
NABCEP Continuing Education PV Installer Recertification