Clean Energy and Sustainability

The college's Office of Workforce Development offers Clean Energy and Sustainability courses for those preparing for a new job, promotion or looking to update their skills.

How to Register

  • Register online by selecting "Add to Cart" on the desired course(s) and select "Cart" at the bottom of the page when you are ready to process your registration.
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  • Other registration options are available.

Course Offerings

PV-Associate Online

The PV-Associate Photovoltaics (Solar Power) course covers the fundamentals of photovoltaic (PV) systems design and installation.

The objective of the course is to prepare students for taking the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) PV Associate Exam.

The course curriculum complies with NABCEP’s Job Task Analysis for the Associate exam.

Major topics covered include:

This course meets the 40 hour education requirement to sit for NABCEP’s PV Associate Exam. This course can be used to complete the  Photovoltaic Systems Certificate.

Prerequisites: Minimum 10th grade-level reading and math skills; previous electrical training/experience helpful.

Textbook: Photovoltaic Systems by James Dunlop, will be available for purchase at the Viking’s Cove Bookstore.

PV-Associate Online
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Online, 9/1 - 12/31 ZSPT-017 500 2 seats left $800

Get in Touch

Workforce Development
Fitzgibbons Health Technologies Center, Room 334
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Summer 2023 Hours (May 22 - July 28): Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Friday, Closed
(excluding college holidays and vacations)