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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: 10/04/14 - 10/05/14
Location Hopland, CA  $325.00
If you are looking for Solar PV training to find employment in the ever-expanding PV market, then this workshop is the first step to familiarize yourself with the concepts of solar electricity. This entry-level workshop provides the foundation for the intermediate level of PV training and certification in our five-day PV 200 PV Design and Installation Inten...
 
PV 200 Solar Training Design and Installation Intensive
Dates: 10/06/14 - 10/10/14
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. {more}If you are a contractor or electrician in...
 
PV 190 Intro to Off Grid Systems
Dates: 10/21/14 - 10/22/14
Location Hopland, CA $395.00
Wanna' get Off-The-Grid? This course sets you on the path to energy independence. Learn what it takes to generate your own power; and how it can work for you.  Get the broad view of solar electric basics and energy efficiency. Then drill down to PV modules, mounting, and system sizing on a workable scale. Become empowered!  ...
 
PV 290 Off Grid Systems for Professionals
Dates: 10/23/14 - 10/24/14
Location Hopland, CA $395.00
This two-day advanced class in off-grid PV covers the complex world of hybrid power systems, which integrate multiple energy sources (PV, wind power, small hydro, and generators) to satisfy the electrical demand of off-grid sites. This workshop is intended for advanced owners/builders and others {more} with PV and electrical backgrounds who are interested in...
 
PV 100 Solar Training Intro to Photovoltaics
Dates: 11/15/14 - 11/16/14
Location Hopland, CA  $325.00
If you are looking for Solar PV training to find employment in the ever-expanding PV market, then this workshop is the first step to familiarize yourself with the concepts of solar electricity. This entry-level workshop provides the foundation for the intermediate level of PV training and certification in our five-day PV 200 PV Design and Installation Inten...
 
PV 200 Solar Training Design and Installation Intensive
Dates: 11/17/14 - 11/21/14
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. {more}If you are a contractor or electrician in...
 
NABCEP Entry Level Test
Dates: 11/22/14
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 knowled...
 
PV 300 Solar Training Advanced PV Systems
Dates: 12/01/14 - 12/05/14
Location Hopland, CA  $1195.00
Are you interested in becoming a Certified Solar PV Professional? Then this advanced course is for you! Accredited by the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC), PV300 covers the NABCEP Solar PV Installation Professional Certification's Job Task Analysis. It is designed for people who currently work in the PV industry or electrical trades. The cours...

ABOUT SLI

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.

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