PV101 Solar PV Associate

This entry-level solar energy training course is designed to help individuals understand the fastest growing form of power generation in the world - solar power.

This is the best place to start to begin your journey into the solar workforce!

  ONLINE
  BEGINNER LEVEL
  40 HOURS

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WHY TAKE PV101

New to Solar? Start Here!

No prior experience is required. We'll teach you what you need to start working in the solar industry.

Start a New Career

Don't be fooled by the 101 numbering. This course offers a comprehensive introduction to solar energy principles! When you're done with this course, you'll be qualified to walk into a job interview and wow an employer with your knowledge.

Improve Your Knowledge

With this course, you’ll gain a foundational understanding of solar energy principles and important solar terms. You’ll also gain exposure to various solar career pathways, including solar design, installation, and sales.

Grow Your Business

If you're already working in the home performance industry, we can help you acquire the solar energy knowledge you need to add solar services to your business.
HOW IT WORKS

How to Get Started

Start here & prepare yourself for a career in renewable energy!
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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. Showcase Your Knowledge

Show your Everblue certificate of completion to prospective employers and highlight your newfound solar knowledge.
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3. Become a Solar Professional

Once you've mastered these solar energy fundamentals, decide whether you want to specialize in solar installation, design, or sales.
TOPICS

Get 6 Months Access

This class features 24 sections, with each section taking 30 minutes to 2 hours to complete. Students should complete modules in the order that they appear to get the most out of the program.
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What You'll Learn

  • Types of Solar PV Systems
  • Solar Industry Drivers
  • Advantages & Disadvantages of Solar PV
  • PV System Sizing
  • Basics of Electricity
  • Solar Energy Principles
  • PV System Components
  • Relevant Codes
  • Safety
  • PV System Maintenance
PRICING

Start Your Solar PV Associate Training Online

Gain instant access so you can start training today!

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PV101 Solar PV Associate

$599

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 Online Solar Energy Training
Includes Downloadable Printed Resources
Access to Course Materials for 6 Months
Everblue Certificate of Completion
FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is this class intended for?

This solar training course is intended for many people who are currently working in, or seeking employment in, the renewable energy industry. This may include students in renewable energy programs, workers at an early stage in their renewable energy career, experienced professionals who have just begun offering renewable energy products/services, or those in renewable energy jobs who lack a professional certification or degree.

Will I be able to get a job with this training?

When you're done with this course, you will have a strong understanding of solar energy principles. Given that the solar industry is growing at such a rapid pace, there aren't enough knowledgeable technicians working in the industry to satisfy the demand for work. Any solar employer would be thrilled to see that you've taken the initiative to get training.

Will I be able to start a business after taking this course?

It depends on what type of business you plan to start and how involved you want to be in that business. This PV101 course is just the start of what's possible with your solar knowledge. You WILL learn a lot, but we recommend that you view our full selection of solar courses if your goal is to be a business owner. As a business owner, it's best to understand every facet of your service, and we can help you do that with our solar courses!

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.