NABCEP PV Commissioning & Maintenance Specialist

PV Commissioning & Maintenance Specialists are expected to understand and follow a quality-oriented process for achieving, verifying, and documenting the performance of PV systems.

As the solar industry grows, so too will a need for professionals who understand how to troubleshoot systems and ensure that they are operating as designed. Get certified today!

  78 HOURS
NABCEP PV Commissioning Specialist

Earn a Solar PV Commissioning Certification

This certification program provides a pathway for experts at operating, commissioning, and maintaining PV systems.

Upskill Quickly

With this program, you'll be able to specialize in solar PV system operations and maintenance. These skills are critical to any solar project, so you'll be in high demand when you're done with the training!

Improve Your Knowledge

Gain a thorough understanding of solar photovoltaic system troubleshooting and diagnostic testing. You will become intimately familiar with the solar PV system, understanding all of its components inside and out.

Qualify for a NABCEP Certification

This NABCEP-approved program satisfies the education / training requirement to sit for the NABCEP PV Commissioning & Maintenance Specialist exam.

"Good online course, laid out well."

- Timothy Miller


How to Get Started

Start here & satisfy the NABCEP PV Commissioning Specialist eligibility requirements.
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1. Take Our Course

Our self-paced online program consists of several short video presentations. Simply follow along on your computer.
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2. Document Work Experience

In addition to training, NABCEP also requires that you show proof of work experience to qualify for the commissioning and maintenance exam.
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3. Schedule Exam Appointment

You’ll choose a date/time to take your computer-based test with Scantron.

Get 6 Months Access

The core goal of this program is to teach you how to understand and follow a quality-oriented process for achieving, verifying, and documenting the performance of PV systems.
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What You'll Learn

  • PV System Components
  • Visual and Mechanical Inspection
  • Mechanical & Electrical Testing
  • System Operations & Performance
  • System Monitoring
  • Project Documentation
  • Labeling
  • Relevant Codes
  • Safety
  • Commissioning & Troubleshooting

Start Your NABCEP PV Commissioning Training Online

Gain instant access so you can start training today!

NABCEP PV Commissioning



Program Highlights
Start Now & Access Self-Guided Content
Log In & Participate Any Time 24/7
Watch from a PC, Mac, or Mobile Device
40 Hours of Solar PV System Training
30 Hours of OSHA Construction Safety Training
8 Hours of 2017 NEC Code Training
Includes Downloadable Printed Resources
Access to Course Materials for 6 Months
Everblue Certificate of Completion

"I really enjoyed the course and being able to work at my own pace over a 6 month period."

- Tim Dreher


Quick Answers to Your NABCEP Questions

Who is this class intended for?

This course is ideal for electricians, journeymen, contractors, utility personnel, and anyone who wants to earn the NABCEP PV Commissioning Specialist Certification.

What are the eligibility requirements to sit for the NABCEP PV Commissioning Specialist exam?

To earn your NABCEP PV Commissioning Specialist credential, candidates must:

  • Complete a minimum of 30 hours of OSHA Construction Safety training
  • Complete 18 hours of advanced PV design training as outlined in the NABCEP PV Commissioning Specialist Job Task Analysis
  • Complete 6 hours of National Electric Code training
  • Complete designs for installations that equal at least 12 Project Credits
  • Pay application and exam fees to NABCEP

Is this course available to international candidates?

Yes! Because the training is online (self-paced), it is accessible from anywhere with a secure Internet connection.