Yes, graduates of our Online Design & Installation course are qualified to take the optional NABCEP Photovoltaic Associate Exam.  The Solar Living Institute offers the paper and pencil version 3 times a year.  Computer-based testing is available year-round at your convenience from Castle Worldwide Testing Centers.  Once you have completed the course and have received your Certificate Of Completion, you can then register for the Paper and Pencil test in Hopland ($189), or register through SLI to take the test at a Castle Worldwide Testing Center ($150).  Fill out the paperwork email it in. 


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 20 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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