Solar Training

play-video-buttonWe offer IREC and NABCEP approved solar training courses from beginning to advanced levels. Whether you are just curious about solar, preparing for a career transition, desiring quality training for your employees, looking to start or expand a business, or advance within the solar industry, we have a course to meet your needs.


Current Courses
PV 100 Solar Training Intro to Photovoltaics
Dates: 11/07/15 - 11/08/15
Location Hopland, CA  $325.00
Want to know more about Solar PV?  This 2-day workshop will provide the basic concepts of solar whether your plan is to enter the ever growing solar industry, advance a career or simply learn what the solar buzz is all about. This entry-level workshop provides a solid foundation for the intermediate level of PV training and certification in our five-da...
PV 200 Solar Training Design and Installation Intensive
Dates: 11/09/15 - 11/13/15
Location Hopland, CA  $1095.00
5-Day Intensive Solar Training.  PV 200 is an intensive solar training course that offers 40 hours of critical knowledge and hands-on practice in the essentials of photovoltaic technology (PV). The course content has been honed through 15 years of experience and is taught by experienced industry professionals.  If you are a contractor or electricia...
NABCEP Entry Level Test
Dates: 11/14/15
Location Hopland, CA  $159.00
The Solar Living Institute is a registered provider for the NABCEP entry level exam. Students who have completed a PV 200 Design & Installation Intensive workshop or Design & Installation Online from the Solar Living Institute are eligible to register and sit for the test. The knowledge demonstrated by passing this test does not replace the knowledge, skil...
PV300 Solar Training PV for Professionals
Dates: 12/07/15 - 12/11/15
Location Hopland, CA  $1195.00
This course covers the fundamental knowledge requirements of a Solar Installer Professional. It is accredited through IREC, and designed to address the NABCEP job task analysis. The class trains solar students and professionals with the skills needed in real world applications and prepares students for certification through NABCEP's PV Installation Professio...


The Solar Living Institute is a 501 (c)(3) educational nonprofit organization offering instruction in solar training and sustainable practices.  Founded in 1998, we have been providing professional solar training and a wide array of sustainability courses for over 15 years. Our courses are taught by experienced practitioners who bring years of real world knowledge to the classroom with a focus on helping students prepare for job opportunities, start businesses, and live more sustainably.

ACCREDITED BY IREC - Registered Provider of NABCEP

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