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Programa Educativo en Energía Solar

$1,487.00

Solar Energy International (SEI) in collaboration with the Colegio de Ingenieros y Agrimensores de Puerto Rico (CIAPR) provides a service of distance learning through the Programa Educativo en Energía Solar with a Certified PV Professional certificate.

The renewable energy courses in this program have contact hours approved by the Department of Continuing Education of CIAPR. Courses are delivered in the Spanish and English languages (depending on course). Obtain a comprehensive education in the design & installation of solar energy systems through SEI’s Online Learning Platform. Members of CIAPR can earn between 109 to 121.5 continuing education credits depending on the combination of courses.

Required Courses and Training Progression: 

To complete the Programa Educativo and receive a Certified PV Professional certificate of completion from CIAPR, the trainee is required to take a total of Five (5) online courses within 18 months of the first course taken.  Please consider that the courses FVOL101 and FVOL203 are not available all year long. Make sure to check on the available dates when enrolling to the program.

  • Required courses include:  FVOL101, FVOL203, CE522. (NOTE: FVOL101 must be completed first)
  • Elective courses include (choose only two):  CE505, CE510, CE513, CE517, CE518, CE523

How to Register to each course individually:

You can register for one course at a time over the next 18 months (total price will vary). Please pay attention to available dates. Please see the section at bottom of page to register individually or contact our offices at +1 970.527.7657 option 8 [email protected]

How to Register to the Whole Program: 

Receive a discount purchasing the entire educational package at once on this page.

  1. Please select your dates bellow for FVOL101 and FVOL203 from the options in the drop down menus below. (NOTE: FVOL101 is the first course you must complete). CE522 is automatically selected for you.
  2. Next, select two (2) of the six (6) course webinar options from the checklist.  
  3. Click “Add to Cart” and begin payment process

*Full course descriptions are available in the section below.

 

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Course Descriptions: Certified PV Professional Program

** If you would like to register for each course one at a time please click on the hyperlinks below, or call +1 970-527-7657 option 8. 

FVOL101: DISEÑO E INSTALACIÓN SOLAR ELÉCTRICA (SISTEMAS INTERACTIVOS)– EN LÍNEA 

Este es un curso fundamental para cualquier persona que quiera iniciar una carrera en energía fotovoltaica (FV) y/o comprender los pormenores de la generación de electricidad con base en el efecto fotoeléctrico. La plataforma del curso FV101 le permitirá continuar desarrollándose en áreas como: diseño, inspección, instalación, mantenimiento, ventas técnicas y soporte técnico; todo basado en los más rigurosos códigos eléctricos y en prácticas recomendadas por profesionales con décadas de trayectoria en la industria. Valor individual del curso: $595

FVOL203: FUNDAMENTOS DE SISTEMAS FOTOVOLTAICOS BASADOS EN BATERÍAS – EN LÍNEA

Este curso le proporcionará al estudiante una comprensión de los conceptos fundamentales necesarios para trabajar de forma segura en sistemas FV basados en baterías; estos incluyen los sistemas FV aislados (o autónomos) y los sistemas FV conectados a la red con respaldo de baterías. Valor individual del curso: $445

CE522: 2017 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE™ AND PV SYSTEMS

NABCEP CE Hours: 6 Code/Other/(JTA-Tech Sales).  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. Valor individual del curso: $299

CE505: CODE COMPLIANT ROOF MOUNTING & WATERPROOF FLASHING

NABCEP CE Hours: 2 JTA/Other.  Roof penetrations are a tremendous liability for solar installers. This presentation will cover important roofing codes and methods to meet roofing best practices. Valor individual del curso: $99

CE510 TIPS, TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES OF THE SOLAR INDUSTRY

NABCEP CE Hours: 2 JTA/Other.  Veteran SEI instructor Ken Gardner shares lessons learned from on-the-job experience and best practices compiled from a variety of industry leaders over the years. Valor individual del curso: $99

NABCEP CE Hours: 2 JTA/Other.  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. Valor individual del curso: $99

CE517: PERFORMANCE MODELING OF PV SYSTEMS

NABCEP CE Hours: 3.5 JTA/Other.  Estimating the production of PV systems is critical for their success.  Modeling is required for any sort of financial calculations, as well as for back-testing system performance. Valor individual del curso: $149

CE518: BASICS OF PV SITE ANALYSIS

NABCEP CE Hours: 1 JTA/Other. Visiting a site and gathering key electrical and structural information is an important step in designing a code-compliant PV system. In this Continuing Education class, students will learn the basic information required to gather from a proposed site. Valor individual del curso: $49

CE523: SOLAR INSTALLATION SAFETY TRAINING

NABCEP CE Hours: 12 NABCEP continuing education hours (PVIP, Technical Sales, PVA; 6 hrs. for Solar Thermal) or 12 advanced training hours towards certification requirements.  As the PV industry continues to grow at a rapid pace, it is so important to us here at SEI to ensure that solar workers have the tools and skills to work safely on the job site, so we can all return home soundly to our families at night, proud of the work we do. Valor individual del curso: $149

When registering for your last course in the program, please notify us at [email protected], so that we can enter you in the program and issue your final certificate of completion from CIAPR for credit.