Solar Training

Solar Training

Accelerated Job Training,
Professional Development

Offered through Accelerated Job Training

@ Florissant Valley | Center for Workforce Innovation

STLCC offers North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) approved solar training courses from beginner to advanced levels.

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Solar panel installer is the fastest-growing job in eight U.S. states, including Missouri.* 

Average starting salaries in the St. Louis region is $35,000.

Participants in STLCC's Accelerated Solar PV Installation Tech training will gain fundamental knowledge to compete for solar entry-level installer positions.

Upon successful completion of this 8-week course, you will:

  • Learn to calculate power potential and design Solar PV Systems for homes
  • Install Solar PV systems (solar panels and inverters) on a mock roof
  • Understand how Solar PV systems operate
  • Be prepared to take the Solar PV Associate Exam through the National American Board of Certified Energy Professionals (NABCEP)

Registration has closed for this program. Classes start March 4 and April 29.

  • 8-week course, M/W/F evenings (5-9 p.m.)
  • Classes held at the Florissant Valley campus – Center For Workforce Innovation
  • 10 seats available per cohort


  • Free of charge to qualified students (see eligibility requirements, below)
  • Includes instruction, books and Solar PV Associate NABCEP exam

Eligibility Requirements:

  • High School diploma or High School Equivalency (GED or HiSET)
  • Minimum WorkKeys scores required
    • Workplace Documents – 5
    • Applied Mathematics – 5
    • Graphic Literacy – 4
  • Priority given to residents of the Promise Zone with driver's license
  • Those who do not meet these eligibility requirements are invited to consider STLCC's NABCEP Solar Certified courses, which are offered each semester through STLCC Continuing Education.

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* Reported Feb. 4, 2019 by Yahoo! Finance, based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and projections from the government-backed Projections Managing Partnership (PMP). 

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