There are two options available:
Computer-Based Testing (CBT) is facilitated at testing sites around the country. For the CBT, NABCEP has contracted with Castle World Wide to facilitate your exam. You can use their Test Site Locator or call 1-919-572-6880 to ensure there is a suitable location for you. The fee for the Computer-Based Exam is $150/person, which includes SEI’s administrative fee and is non-refundable. If you are taking the exam outside of the US, you will be asked to pay an additional $75 at time of scheduling the exam with Castle Worldwide testing. If computer-based testing is the option for you, follow these steps:
1. Verify that you have completed the necessary training by calling or emailing Student Services at: [email protected] or (970) 527-7657 option 1. You will then be provided with the form: NABCEP ELE – CANDIDATE ELIGIBILITY FORM.
2. Complete the form and email it as a pdf attachment to [email protected]
3. Call Solar Energy International at (970) 527-7657 option 1 to register and pay for your testing fees by phone.
4. Your information is then submitted to NABCEP, and Castle World Wide will contact you with a “no-reply email” to schedule time and location for testing.
Paper and Pencil Exams are conducted at our Paonia, CO classroom. For offerings of the NABCEP PV Associate Exam, please see Paper and Pencil Exam for PV for the most current scheduling and details for registering to take the exam at SEI’s Paonia, CO campus. The fee for the Paper and Pencil Exam is $180/person, which includes SEI’s administrative fee. The fees for all test registrations are non-refundable.
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