This course is the foundation of The Veteran Asset career program for U.S. military veterans. Upon completion of this training block, veteran students may progress to the next level(s), Training Block 2+ and/or Build a Business.
Entry Level PV Design & Installation 5-Day Solar Training Course
Facilitated by Ambassador Energy
In this solar training course, veteran students learn how solar photovoltaic (PV) systems operate, as well as, basic system design and safety practices. The course covers basic electrical terminology, PV system components, solar fundamentals, sun path, basic system design, string sizing, site evaluation, shade analysis, system sizing, overcurrent protection basics, grounding basics, electrical and mechanical design considerations and OSHA safety standards.
The training includes a hands-on project whereby veteran students install a complete solar PV system in the classroom.
This an Interstate Renewable Energy Council ISPQ accredited course, which will prepare the veteran students for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Entry Level Exam which will be administered on the last day of class. For students seeking the NABCEP PV Installer Certification, this is an entry level course that would count toward the 18 hours of non-advanced PV training.
This course is offered in the Ambassador Energy Training Center at 24630 Washington Avenue, Suite 102, Murrieta CA 92562.
Details of this course:
This five-day course includes 32 hours of live instruction, lesson reviews, multiple quizzes (over 200 practice questions). Completion of this course qualifies students to take the NABCEP Entry Level Exam. NABCEP Entry Level Exam administered on the last day of class at Ambassador Energy College Training Center. Tuition includes textbook and NABCEP Entry Level Exam Fee.
TVA Safety Net
If a veteran student does not pass the Entry Level Exam on the first try, he/she may audit the course a second time within one year, and re-test for just $200 (must bring original textbook)
Sponsor one veteran for $1295, an entire class for $12,000, or donate any miscellaneous amount toward this mission of training and placing U.S. military veterans.