Notice: PV201 or equivalency is a requirement for all Solairgen advanced courses.
PV Installation Professional (PVIP): This is the highest level of certification in the solar PV industry. This certification shows that you have the ability to properly specify, adapt, implement, configure, install, inspect, and maintain any type of photovoltaic system, including grid-connected and stand-alone systems that meet the performance and reliability needs of customers in the United States and Canada.
- Requirement for Advanced PV training: Complete 58 solar PV training hours; 40 of which must be advanced level.
Solairgen Recommended Courses:
Option 1 = 62 hours: PV202, PV221-70A & B, PV222, PV223, and PV224 – Online
PV202 Solar PV Technical Design – 20 hours
Includes 6 hours NEC and 2 hours fire safety
PV221-70A PV Systems and the NEC – 6 hours
PV Circuit Conductor Requirements
PV221-70B PV Systems and the NEC – 6 hours
PV Equipment and Service Requirements
Includes 2 hours fire safety
PV222 Interactive PV Configuration – 12 hours
Includes 6 hours NEC and 2 hours building & fire code
PV223 Maintenance & Troubleshooting – 6 hours
PV224 Energy Storage PV System Configuration – 12 hours
Includes 3 hours NEC and 2 hours building & fire code
Option 2 = 65 hours: PV203 and PV204 – In-class with hands-on labs
PV203 PV System Design and Installation – 40 hours
Includes 8 hours NEC and 6 hours building & fire code
PV204 PV Systems with Energy Storage – 24 hours
Design and Installation
Includes 6 hours NEC and 2 hours building and fire code
Solairgen is an IREC Accredited Training Provider, a NABCEP registered provider for the Associate Credential exam and a NABCEP registered provider of continuing education.