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NABCEP Continuing Education

Many of these on-demand online courses (codes starting with 'CE') are qualified for Continuing Education credits from NABCEP and other professional certification and state licensing authorities. These short duration courses are available for you to enroll in a course and start right away!

$499 CE Package Plan for NABCEP PV Installer Re-Certification
SEI is now offering a package plan of $499 to meet the 18-hour NABCEP CE requirement. Just pick the sessions you want to take from our growing library of CE offering to meet your six hours of NEC Code-based requirement, six hours of Job Task Analysis requirement, and six hours of nontechnical and other renewable energy-related topics requirements. Call SEI Student Services at (970) 963-8855 to register.

PV203 PREP: Solar Training - Battery-based PV System Fundamentals - On Demand

The goal of this course is to create a solid understanding of the fundamental concepts necessary to work with battery-based PV systems, including the purpose, applications, and design criteria required for different types of charge controllers, batteries, and battery-based inverters.  Students will learn to perform application-based load analysis, how to safely work with batteries, how to select the array tilt angle, and how grounding terminology, disconnects and overcurrent protection
Location: Online
18 contact training hours/ 6 weeks online access | $495
Online

ER100: Introducción a las energias renovables - en linea - online

Las fuentes de energía renovable están en todos nuestros alrededores: agua, viento, sol... y cada día más personas las utilizan como parte de su día a día. Las utilizamos para calentar nuestros hogares en épocas frías, para operar nuestros electrodomésticos, ducharnos con agua caliente, irrigar campos con agua para agricultura, etc. Hay amplio espacio para formarse y crecer como profesionales en carreras en torno a las energías renovables. Este curso es una introducción a los distintos
Location: Online
6 weeks | $0
Online

RE100: Introduction to Renewable Energy - FREE Online Course

Free Online Course! Introduction to Renewable Energy is an online course for those who wish to learn the basics of renewable energy - including where it is found, how we can harvest it for use in our homes and how it can help ease pressures on the environment. You will not become an expert through this course, but you will get to know renewable energy in its many forms - helping you to decide whether solar, wind or other technologies are right for you.  Over 20,000 people from all over the world
Location: Online
6 weeks | $0

FVOL101: Diseño e Instalación de Sistemas Fotovoltaicos (conexión directa a la red) - en linea

Este curso establece los conceptos fundamentales necesarios para el diseño e instalación segura de sistemas fotovoltaicos, con base en los requisitos del Código Eléctrico Nacional de EEUU. El enfoque del curso es en sistemas solares residenciales interconectados a la red eléctrica. Este curso en-línea es un curso de guía personal y no cuenta con instructores activos.
Location: Online
40 contact training hours/ 6 weeks online access | $195

CE501: 2011 National Electric Code Updates for the Solar Professional

This online solar training webinar provides a professional training opportunity targeted to a highly technical audience seeking 2011 National Electric Code updates and how they affect the solar professional and PV system installation and design.  NABCEP Continuing Education - PV Installer Recertification:  3 Code Based or 'Other' training hours; PV Technical Sales Recertification: 3 Non-Technical/Other training hours.  
Location: Online
3 hours | $149

CE502: Starting Your Solar Business

This online solar training webinar is a continuing education course that helps contractors, solar business professionals, and green job seekers understand the fast paced solar PV market and learn the key steps to succeeding in an increasingly competitive field. NABCEP Continuing Education - PV Installer or Solar Heating Installer Recertification: 3 Non-Technical/Other training hours.  Technical Sales Recertification: 3 JTA hours.
Location: Online
3 hours | $149

CE503: Solar Sales, Marketing and Public Relations

This online solar training program helps contractors, solar business professionals, and green job seekers understand the solar selling/marketing tools and techniques available in the rapidly developing PV market. SEI's experienced instructors will share insights on the practices and programs used by successful solar contractors to outlast the competition and stay profitable. NABCEP Continuing Education - PV Installer or Solar Heating Installer Recertification:  3 Non-Technical/Other training
Location: Online
3 hours | $149

CE504: Commercial Sales & Financing Considerations for the Solar Professional

Solar Energy International's Commercial Sales & Financing Considerations for the Solar Professional continuing education course helps contractors and solar business professionals understand the differences between residential and commercial  PV. This online solar training webinar covers the commercial solar opportunity, customers, challenges, profit margins, incentives, financing, project timelines, marketing, sales strategies, site survey, commercial rooftop PV, bidding and negotiating,
Location: Online
3 hours | $149

CE505: Code Compliant Roof Mounting & Waterproof Flashing

Roof penetrations are a tremendous liability for solar installers. This presentation will cover important roofing codes and methods to meet roofing best practices.  NABCEP Continuing Education - PV Installer Recertification :  2 Job Task Analysis (JTA) or 'Other' training hours; Technical Sales Recertification: 2 Non-Technical/Other training hours. 
Location: Online
2 hours | $99

CE506: Code-compliant Conductor Sizing for Grid-direct PV Systems

PV system conductors operate in extreme environments - fortunately the 2011 NEC brought much needed clarity to wire sizing for PV systems.  NABCEP Continuing Education - PV Installer Recertification:  3 Code Based or 'Other' training hours; Technical Sales Recertification: 3 Non-Technical/Other training hours.
Location: Online
3 hours | $149

CE507: Solar Hot Air Design and Installation Part 1

NABCEP Continuing Education – Solar Heating Installer Recertification:  2 Job Task Analysis (JTA) or 'other' training hours.  Solar Air Heat is a cost effective and appropriate technology for residential and commercial space heating, crop drying and pre-heating ventilation make-up air. Learn the fundamentals of designing, installing and maintaining a solar air heating system for your home or business. This 2 part series will introduce you to Solar Air Heating technologies. This workshop
Location: Online
2 hours | $99

CE508: Solar Hot Air Design and Installation Part 2

NABCEP Continuing Education – Solar Heating Installer Recertification:  2 Job Task Analysis (JTA) or 'Other' training hours. Solar Air Heat is a cost effective and appropriate technology for residential and commercial space heating, crop drying and pre-heating ventilation make-up air. Learn the fundamentals of designing, installing and maintaining a solar air heating system for your home or business. This 2 part series will introduce you to Solar Air Heating technologies. This workshop
Location: Online
2 hours | $99

CE509: Advanced Solar Thermal Trouble Shooting and Repair

NABCEP Continuing Education – Solar Heating Installer Recertification:  2 Job Task Analysis (JTA) training hours.  This online solar thermal training webinar provides a professional training opportunity targeted to an experienced technical audience seeking information on Solar Thermal Troubleshooting and Repair. This webinar is perfect for people who need continuing education credits for certifications, such as NABCEP.
Location: Online
2 hours | $99

CE510: Tips, Tools and Techniques of the Solar Industry

Join SEI for this two-hour webinar-based online solar training session. Online registration provides 60 days of access to the recording of this webinar.  Once you have viewed and completed the online webinar session, you can print a Record of Completion that reflects the NABCEP CE Hours.  NABCEP Continuing Education - PV Installer Recertification: 2 Job Task Analysis (JTA) or 'Other' Training Hours; Technical Sales Recertification: 2 Non-Technical/Other training hours.
Location: Online
2 hours | $99

CE511: PV System O&M Strategies and Techniques

Join SEI for this two-hour webinar-based online solar training session. Online registration provides 60 days of access to the recording of this webinar.  Once you have viewed and completed the online webinar session, you can print a Record of Completion that reflects the NABCEP CE Hours. NABCEP Continuing Education - PV Installer Recertification: 2 Job Task Analysis (JTA) or 'Other' Training Hours; Technical Sales Recertification: 2 Non-Technical/Other training hours.
Location: Online
2 hours | $99

CE512: AC Coupling

Although the concept of AC coupling has been maturing over the last ten years or so, there are still many questions that surround this unique model of grid tied battery backup and stand-alone systems. This webinar will explore the basics behind AC coupling by explaining what it is, how it is accomplished, the advantages of using this concept and when it makes sense to use such a topology. NABCEP Continuing Education - PV Installer Recertification: 0.75 Job Task Analysis (JTA) or 'Other' Training
Location: Online
45 Minutes | $49

CE513: Rooftop PV: What You Need to Know About Roof Systems

This webinar will provide the basics about how roofs function and will explain in detail considerations specific to roof systems when PV systems are installed.  Designers and installers will learn how to integrate PV arrays with roof systems. NABCEP Continuing Education - PV Installer or Technical Sales Recertification: 2 Job Task Analysis (JTA) or 'Other' Training Hours.
Location: Online
2 hours | $99

CE514: Rooftop PV: What You Need To Know About Building and Fire Codes

This webinar will discuss the new code requirements for PV installations in easy-to-understand ways so the codes become less intimidating.  You’re probably very familiar with the electric code requirements, but are you familiar with the building and fire codes? NABCEP Continuing Education - PV Installer or Technical Sales Recertification: 2 Job Task Analysis (JTA) or 'Other' Training Hours.
Location: Online
2 hours | $99

CE516: 2014 National Electrical Code® and PV Systems

The National Electrical Code® drives industry-wide best practices as well as product development cycles of PV component manufacturers, so whether you’re an installer, designer, manufacturer, engineer, or building official, it’s critical to stay on top of the game.  NABCEP Continuing Education - PV Installer Recertification:  3 Code Based or 'Other' training hours; Technical Sales Recertification: 2 Non-Technical/Other training hours.
Location: Online
3 hours | $149

Solmetric Certified Shade Analysis Course

This is an online, interactive course training the student in the best practices in regards to performing accurate Shade Analysis Measurements. Upon completion, students will receive a Solmetric Certificate along with the Shade Analysis Badge to be placed on business cards, resumes, and solar designs. The certificate also counts for 3 NABCEP CE credits. The purpose of this course is to increase the student’s understanding of the theory and concepts behind Shade Analysis, how to then use those concepts
Location: Online
$149

FV203 PREP: FV203 Prep: Fundamentos sobre sistemas FV basados en baterías- en linea

Descripción: El objetivo de este curso es crear una comprensión sólida de los conceptos fundamentales necesarios para trabajar con sistemas fotovoltaicos basados en baterías. El alumno aprenderá sobre el propósito, las aplicaciones y los criterios de diseño necesarios para los distintos equipos que componen un sistema FV basado en baterías, como reguladores de carga, baterías e inversores basados en baterías. Los estudiantes aprenderán a realizar un análisis de cargas y cómo trabajar
Location: Online
18 horas de crédito / acceso a 6 semanas | $150