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San Jose, Costa Rica (ENGLISH)

SEI offers its technical face-to-face solar energy trainings in San José, Costa Rica with help from the College of Engineers and Electricians, Mechanics and Industrialists of Costa Rica (CIEMI), and the Federated College of Engineers and Architects of Costa Rica (CFIA).  The PV101 is offered at the San Jose, Costa Rica location in English.  Click here for scheduled sessions. 

Information about the Classroom

Location Reference (address in Spanish):
Centro de Capacitación Colegio de Ingenieros Electricistas Mecánicos e Industriales Ing. Rodrigo Orozco Saborío, from here on regarded as CCCIEMI: Del centro Comercial plaza del sol , 300 mts este contiguo al Colegio de Ingenieros y Arquitectos, Residencial La Alameda 2do. edificio mano derecha “Centro de capacitación CIEMI” color azul con naranja, Curridabat.

The participants can use the CFIA (Federated College of Engineers and Architects) parking space or at the Center itself. (Download parking map)

Classroom: Arenal








Traveling to Costa Rica

The CIEMI Training Center is located in San José, Costa Rica. This country is located in a privileged place in the heart of Central America, with nearly 20 thousand square miles of extension and beaches on the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, crossing from shore to shore can be done in a single day. It stands out for its variety of aquatic ecosystems and its black and white sand beaches, ideal for practicing nature and sea-based activities. Take this unique opportunity to learn and relax.

The trip from the airport Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría (SJO) to the area close to the Center is approximately 1 hour ( las zonas cercan al colegio es de aproximadamente 1 hora (17 miles). You can take an official taxi from the airport, Orange in color, Uber, or public transport.

We recommend that you purchase travel insurance when booking your airline tickets.


Rental Cars: SEI has an account with Solid Auto, located in the San Jose Airport. The car pickup and dropoff is a few miles from the airport, but they offer a shuttle service. When booking, mention “Solar Energy International” to receive the pricing schedule.

Buses: The center is located in a very urban area, in a suburb of the Capital San José. Around the center, it is easy to get around on foot, or on public buses. If you travel without a car, you can get to the center in taxi or uber, and while there get around on the public transport.

Taxis / Uber: There are many taxis and ubers around the center.

Hotels that are close to the center have an approximate price of $70 per night.

For information regarding more hotels visit: Hotels in San José


The CIEMI Training Center where the SEI courses are offered is located in San José, Costa Rica. This country is known for its variety of aquatic ecosystems and its beaches of black and white sand, ideal for practicing activities focused on nature and the sea. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn and relax.

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