Introduction to Photovoltaic System Design & Construction (NABCEP PV Associate)

Organized/Hosted by: 
Appalachian State University Energy Center
Event Date(s): 
Monday, May 13, 2019 to Friday, May 17, 2019


Appalachian State University
North Carolina
United States
1,150.00 (early rate)

Interested to get into the solar field but don't know where to start? This 40-hour workshop will introduce participants to the fundamentals of solar energy, types of solar energy systems, system sizing principles, and the electrical and mechanical design of photovoltaic arrays. This workshop includes site visits to installed systems on the campus of Appalachian State.

The course will focus on the key competencies addressed in the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Associate PV exam and includes the exam. Participants will have up to 6 months to take the test at a Castle Worldwide testing company at the testing location of your choice. Upon passing, you will receive the NABCEP Photovoltaic Associate Certification. The NABCEP Photovoltaic Associate Program is designed for individuals wanting to get into the solar field, and is a way to demonstrate achievement of a basic knowledge of the fundamental principles of the application, design, installation and operation of grid-tied and stand-alone PV Systems. Click here for more information on the NABCEP Associate Program.

Continuing Education Credits: 24 hrs NCBEEC, 40 PDH, 40 LU|HSW

This workshop includes site visits to installed systems on campus.
*Rate after April 22, 2019 is $1,250

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Training Information

J.R. Whitley, Max Isaacs