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 course provides the most comprehensive introduction to solar energy that you will find. We'll touch on the basics (how it works) and explore the specialty areas of PV installation, design, and sales.

  40 HOURS
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Upskill Quickly

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 wowing your friends, family, and colleagues 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.

"The class was very informative. The instructor was very knowledgeable and very helpful in understanding how the PV system works. I am very satisfied with this class."

- Terry Matthew Gatlin


How to Get Started

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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

Whether it's showing your Everblue certificate of completion or simply engaging in conversation with others, you'll very quickly demonstrate your technical knowledge to colleagues and supervisors.
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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.

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 Energy 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
  • Sales & Economics

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PV101 Solar PV Associate



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

"From start to finish, it was a great experience. The course was very informative and well delivered. The course was divided into modules so it was easy to follow. Overall it was a great experience and I'd recommend Everblue Training to anyone who is looking to get trained for their business."

- Kavin Shah


Quick Answers to Your Solar Course Questions

Who is this class intended for?

This solar training course is intended for many people who are currently working 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 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.