PV201B Solar PV Installer Live Training


This add-on product accompanies our online PV201 Solar Installer Training program. Gain all the knowledge and theory in the online course, and put it to practice during this 2-day, in-person session.

  14 HOURS
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Physically Install Solar Panels

Add this live training component to our regular online PV201 Solar Installer course to gain hands-on solar panel installation experience.

Get Hands-On Experience

Especially if you're a visual or kinetic learner, it may help to build your confidence to have physical, hands-on experience installing solar panels in a safe learning environment.

Get One-on-One Mentorship

Our instructors are all experienced solar panel installers and solar business owners. They'll supervise your solar installation training and answer any questions you may have about the industry.

Network With Others

Whether you're relatively new to solar or already have some experience, it helps to connect with like-minded professionals. A fellow course participant can become an employee or employer!

"I'm an old hands-on type of wrench turner that needs to see / feel how a system or unit works to completely understand. This course gave me the confidence to move forward in this new career."

- John Brockton


How to Get Started

It's the fast-paced apprenticeship that you've been looking for!
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1. Take PV201

The PV201 Solar PV Installer training, or documented solar PV work experience, is a prerequisite for this course.
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2. Add This Live Training

To help reinforce course concepts, join us in a live, in-person setting to get hands-on solar panel installation experience.
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3. Advance Your Career

Between the online fundamentals training and the live hands-on experience, you'll be ready to get your hands dirty on the jobsite and show off your skills.

Course Topics

Expand your understanding of solar energy principles with these hands-on solar installation skills.
solar panel installation

What You'll Learn

  • Selecting Rafters for Foot Supports
  • Installing the Roof Junction Box
  • Installing Flashing
  • Attaching Railing to L Feet
  • Attaching Bonding Strips
  • Checking Rail and Set Marks
  • Placing the Module
  • Installing Clamps
  • Bending Conduit - 90 Degree, Kick, Offset
  • AC Side Connections on Grid Connected Inverter

"My course through Everblue was an overall excellent learning experience for me. Now I feel more than adequately prepared to work with Solar Photovoltaics."

- Connor McFadden


Quick Answers to Your Solar Installer Questions

Are there any prerequisites?

We recommend that students start with our PV201 Solar Installation course because that’s where you’ll learn about the solar installation process, including why processes happen and in what order. It’s in your best interest to learn these fundamentals before you start putting your hands on wires, circuits, and panels.

Who is this class intended for?

This course is ideal for builders, roofers, electricians, construction workers, contractors, foremen, site managers, project managers, system engineers, and anyone interested in acquiring solar installation skills (especially if you are more of a hands-on learner and/or new to the solar industry).

Please note - this course is only available for corporate groups. This means that we will schedule the training on a date of your choosing, at your location, with your team. Must have a minimum of 5 students in the group.

Is this training available internationally?

No, we offer this live training add-on in select locations across the United States.

Will I gain a certification after I complete this class?

You will receive a certificate of completion from Everblue, which shouldn't be confused for the internationally-recognized NABCEP Certification. Our certificate highlights that you've participated in an accredited solar installation training course, whereas NABCEP Certification is an industry-supported credential. Our solar courses meet the NABCEP education requirements, so if you're interested in earning a solar certification, please see our NABCEP PV Installation Professional package.