NABCEP Solar Certified Courses
Offered through Continuing Education
North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) approved solar training courses from beginner to advanced levels.
Please call 314-984-7777 to register for classes by phone, or click the button above to register and pay online.
STLCC is a NABCEP Registered Provider of solar training courses from beginner to advanced levels. Simply curious to know more about solar energy? Register for one of the free solar information sessions. If you need more in-depth knowledge to begin or advance your career or business in the solar field, or need training for your current employees, register for this series of solar courses and be eligible to take the NABCEP Associate Program Exam. Don’t let this opportunity pass! Now is the time to start making a change in the world and yourself.
Simply curious to know more about solar energy?
A great place to start is by registering for Solar Basics.
Need training for your current employees? Looking to expand your business into solar?
If these scenarios sound like you, register for the series of solar courses listed here and be eligible to take the NABCEP Associate Program exam. When you complete these courses, you will also receive 34 advanced CEUs. Energy markets are changing. Remain ahead of the curve and be part of this important shift.
Solar Photovoltaics Information Session
Join us for an informational session on how to become a part of the solar field. The
application, design, installation and operation of photovoltaic systems will be introduced.
Explore the path for certification through the North American Board of Certified Energy
Professionals (NABCEP). Program is free but registration is required.
CONS:721 | 1 session | NO FEE
Solar Basics, Solar Site Survey, Components and System Build: Part I
Join the field of solar energy. In this course, you will learn about electrical basics,
photovoltaics, solar energy fundamentals, photovoltaic sizing, solar energy markets
and safety basics. Class will introduce basic photovoltaic equipment and you will
learn how to assess potential installation sites for their solar energy potential.
Gain hands-on experience with roof layout, shading analysis with Solar Pathfinder,
calculation of energy production for specific sites and calculation of load estimations.
In addition, learn about photovoltaic system components and how they interact with
each other. You will be introduced to solar modules, charge controllers and inverters,
batteries, and photovoltaic mounting and racking systems and will apply all this information
to participate in a hands-on photovoltaic system build project. Build a full string
inverter system and modules on a mock roof and a ballasted racking system with micro-inverters.
Students should have fundamental mathematical and mechanical skills. Texts included.
Enrollment by 8/22 is encouraged. No refunds after this date.
CONS:721 | 7 sessions | $293 AGE 60+ | $349 REG
Solar Basics, Solar Site Survey, Components and System Build: Part II
A continuation of the solar energy studies and hands-on experiences. Prerequisite:
Must have attended Solar Basics: Part I. Registration by 9/17 is encouraged. No refunds
after this date.
CONS:721 | 7 sessions | $96.50 AGE 60+ | $159 REG
Advanced PV Sizing Electrical Design
Learn how to equate temperature differences using temp coefficients for string sizing
as required by the National Electric Code. Includes exercises in proper wire sizing,
overcurrent protection sizing and system sizing for stand-alone and grid-tied systems
as well as basic troubleshooting techniques. This class and the previous classes are
required to sit for the NABCEP entry level exam. Registration by 10/15 is encouraged.
No refunds after this date.
CONS:721 | 5 sessions | $145.50 AGE 60+ | $199 REG
Advanced NEC for Photovoltaics and NABCEP for Associate Program Exam Prep
Learn the 2014/2017 requirements for photovoltaic systems. This is an advanced class
and an electrical background is needed. This continuation education class is worth
24 advanced hours and is meant to prepare students for the NABCEP installers test.
Text included. Registration by 11/5 is encouraged. No refunds after this date.
CONS:721 | 8 sessions | $173 AGE 60+ | $259 REG