NABCEP offers entry level knowledge assessment, professional certification, and company accreditation programs to renewable energy professionals throughout North America and the world. Raising industry standards and promoting consumer confidence, NABCEP is known as the “gold standard” for PV Certifications.  The NABCEP Certification Handbook is a very helpful resource in understanding the Certification process and the NABCEP Certification Career Map is a great visual representation of what careers correlate with each certification.

SEI’s online and in-person training program counts towards the training requirements for taking the NABCEP Associate and Professional certification exams.  NABCEP offers two levels of credentials: 1.) PV Associate Credential, which can be taken after training and 2.) Professional Certifications, which requires both training and field experience. To learn more about NABCEP and the requirements and recommendations for sitting for their exams, visit



The NABCEP Associate Program is intended for many people, including those who are: students in solar training programs, workers at an early stage in their renewable energy career, experienced professionals who have just begun offering solar products or services, or those in renewable energy jobs for which there is no professional certification.  The NABCEP Associate Exam requires training or experience in order to sit for the exam.


Image result for nabcep certifiedNABCEP Board Certifications ensure you have the knowledge and skills to meet the demands of renewable energy projects and employers across the world. Developed by subject matter experts for industry professionals, NABCEP’s U.S.-based certifications are built on rigorous standards and ongoing research to meet the real-world needs of customers, businesses, utility companies, and governmental organizations. With a NABCEP Board Certification attached to your name, you can work in the renewable energy industry anywhere around the globe. Certifications include:


Image result for nabcep continuing education logoFor information from NABCEP regarding Recertification for any of their credentials or certifications, please click here. Many of SEI’s trainings will count towards CE hours for Recertification. SEI also offers training bundles for Recertification hours, including both an 18 hour and 30 hour CE (Continuing Education) training package. Explore our Recertification courses by clicking the link below.