How to become a solar installer?

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proton Staff answered 2 years ago

General Requirements to Qualify to Become a Certified Solar PV Installer
To be eligible to become a qualified solar installation and design professional you must:

  1. Be at least 18 years old
  2. Complete 18 hours of training with a NABCEP Entry Level Exam Provider
  3. Successfully pass the NABCEP Entry Level Exam
  4. Complete 40 hours of Advanced Training hours
  5. Receive an OSHA 10 hour card
  6. Be the lead installer on 3-5 solar photovoltaic installs
  7. Pass the NABCEP PV Installation Professional certification exam

These items represent the high-level checklist of what it takes to become a fully certified solar PV installation professional, but there are a lot of decisions you need to make along the way that will dictate whether your journey is successful or not.