Short-Course Professional Development Workshops
All short course workshops are either part of or offer a complementary education piece to the Renewable Energy Technology Diploma Series.
Click on the hyper-linked courses to jump to the course description:
- LEED Green Associate
- Hands-on PV Lab
- One-Day Solar Business Basics
- PV Technical Sales
- NABCEP Exam Review Class – PV
- NABCEP Exam Review Class – Solar Heating
LEED GREEN ASSOCIATE (2 day)
Course counts toward:
Professional Development Hours (PDH)- 0.8
American Institute of Architects LU’s(AIA)-8
This 2 day LEED GA Exam Prep course is brought to you jointly by the NC Solar Center and Everblue. The LEED Green Associate credential is intended for professionals who want to demonstrate green building expertise in non-technical fields of practice. The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) has created the LEED Green Associate credential, which denotes basic knowledge of green design, construction and operations, the fundamentals of green building practices, from construction site selection, to water efficiency, to energy conservation and material resources. The LEED Green Associate designation provides a general understanding of LEED concepts and sustainable building practices, and is the first course that anyone new to LEED should take.
- Learn proven strategies for taking and passing the GA Exam (over 90% pass rate!)
- Identify the key components of the LEED Rating Systems
- Understand the LEED Certification application process
- Familiarize you with successful LEED and green building strategies
- Obtain certificate of completion from a USGBC Accredited training provider
For questions on course content contact Trey Hudson at email@example.com
$595 – Early Bird Fee- (up to 2 weeks before class start date)
$645 – Regular Fee- (within 2 weeks of class start date)
Click HERE to REGISTER for any dates below:
January 13-14, 2015 Raleigh, NC
December 7-8, 2015 Raleigh
Hands-on PV lab
This day-long hands-on class is for those who have taken the 40-hour basics of design and installation of PV systems (REPV) workshop. The workshop begins with an overview of safety, system components, system design, and solar fundamentals. During the course of the workshop you will be filling out “balance-of-system” worksheets to ensure you understand sound PV system design practices. You will also be installing a live, grid-tied PV system, from mounting the modules, to wiring the inverter, and finally, to commissioning the system.
Fee: $249 starting 2016
One-Day Solar Business Basics
February 19, 2016 and August 10, 2016
This one day course, which is also a part of the Certificate in Renewable Energy Management, introduces participants to the heart of the solar industry’s success. During the first half of the course, our in-house DSIRE staff and NCSEA’s Director of Government Affairs discuss local, utility, state and federal policy and incentives that foster solar implementation. The second portion of the course illustrates how policy affects the financial viability of renewable energy projects.
NOTE: Opting to take this as a stand-alone will not count towards the 40 – hour CREM program.
PV Technical Sales
Online On-demand coming soon. Also see CREM Schedule.
Course Hours Counts Toward:
Professional Development Hours (PDH)- 24
American Institute of Architects LU’s(AIA)-24
Accountant CPA’s -24
This new 3-day PV Technical Sales course is a new program consistent with the NABCEP PV Technical Sales Job Task Analysis. Paired with the 40-hour REPV: Renewable Energy Generation with Photovoltaic Systems, this class is designed to fulfill the education requirements to sit for the NABCEP PV Technical Sales Certification Exam. Find out more here.
NABCEP Exam Review Class for PV Installation Professional Certification
Spring 2015 Raleigh, NC and Online
The NABCEP PV Certification Exam Review class will prepare participants to take the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification Examination. The class will follow the NABCEP PV Resource Guide to ensure that the topics that will be covered during the exam is covered. This full-day class is not intended to fulfill NABCEP Education Requirements as outlined in its application process.
Fee: $199.00 Onsite
$169.00 Online Register
NABCEP Exam Review Class for Solar Heating Installer Certification
Spring 2015 Online
The NABCEP Solar Heating Installer Certification Exam Review class will prepare participants to take the NABCEP SH Installer Certification Examination. The class will follow the NABCEP Solar Heating Resource Guide to ensure that the topics that will be covered during the exam is covered. This full-day class is not intended to fulfill NABCEP Education Requirements as outlined in its application process. Individuals do not need to have been accepted to sit for the exam to take this course.
Fee: $169.00 Online Register
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