*The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) is the gold standard for photovoltaic and solar thermal installation certification. Designed to raise industry standards and promote consumer confidence, NABCEP offers certification and certificate programs to renewable energy professionals throughout North America. Information at www.nabcep.org.
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Solar Energy: Entry Level Photovoltaic Systems (NABCEP-Registered)
Constantinos Papademas, PE
New Jersey ranks second (after California) in solar installations, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association. Learn the fundamentals of solar energy and prepare for an entry level position in the photovoltaic industry. This 40-hour course covers the basic technology and the skills required for the design and installation of a photovoltaic energy system. It is held in partnership with Warshauer Electric Supply. 5 SESSIONS
It is approved for 40 electrical contractor CEUs; 40 AIA architect CEUs; 40 USGBC LEED-AP general CEUs; and 40 NAHB Green CEUs.
Upon successful completion of coursework offered by a registered NABCEP PV Entry Level Exam Provider, a student is eligible to sit for the PV Entry Level Exam.
From NABCEP: The NABCEP PV Entry Level Program is designed for those individuals wanting to get into the solar field; achievement of the NABCEP PV Entry Level Exam is a way for candidates to demonstrate that they have achieved a basic knowledge of the fundamental principles of the application, design, installation and operation of grid-tied and stand-alone PV Systems. As the market grows for photovoltaics, students achieving this industry-sponsored Entry Level Exam may find that their employment opportunities are enhanced by starting the job with an understanding of the basic terms and operational aspects of a PV system.
Dates and Times: Sat, Mar 8-Apr 5, 8:30 am – 5 pm.
NOTE: There are no dining facilities open on Saturdays. Bring coffee, water, snacks, lunch, drinks.
Course Fee: $999 (including text). See below for NABCEP testing fee and information.
NABCEP Testing: Fee $130. To take the NABCEP Entry Level Exam at Brookdale, call William DeVoe at the Brookdale Community College Testing Center 48 hours in advance at (732) 224-1973 to schedule an appointment. The center is located in the lower level of the CAR building. It is open Monday through Saturday. For hours, visit their website.
or call 732-224-2315 Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm