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Solar Energy International Now Holding Solar Energy Training Programs


Paonia, CO - For tradespeople looking toward expanding their skills in the fast-growing solar energy field, Solar Energy International (SEI) offers in-person training programs that can provide stand-alone knowledge or count towards different accreditations offered by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP).

For 30 years, Solar Energy International (SEI) has been dedicated to training the global solar energy workforce. SEI delivers hands-on experience, safety, and technical skills solar training to scale the global workforce at a pace to that significantly impacts climate change — whether that’s equipping utilities with the skills to operate large-scale solar farms, or helping people access clean, reliable energy for the first time. SEI offers online training as well as in-person workshops at its facilities in Paonia.

SEI’s Solar Professional Certificate Program (SPCP) is the industry’s most comprehensive training program. With custom program tracks, SPCP prepares professionals with foundational solar skills and technical theory in the solar industry segment of their choice. All SPCP tracks are a combination of hands-on, safety, and technical skills training.

SEI’s online and in-person training programs also count 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.

SEI 2022 In-Person Training Program Schedule

June 20 – June 24 - PV201L: Solar Training - Solar Electric Lab Week (Grid-Direct)

June 27 – July 1 - PV301L: Solar Training – Solar Electric Lab Week (Battery-Based)

August 8 – August 12 - PV201L: Solar Training - Solar Electric Lab Week (Grid-Direct)

August 15 – August 19 - PV301L: Solar Training – Solar Electric Lab Week (Battery-Based)

September 12 – September 16 - PV351L: Solar Training - PV Systems - Tools and Techniques for Operations and Maintenance Lab Week (Grid-Direct)

September 26 – September 30 – PV201L: Solar Training - Solar Electric Lab Week (Grid-Direct)

October 3 – October 7 - PV301L: Solar Training – Solar Electric Lab Week (Battery-Based)

October 10 – October 14 - PV201LW: Solar Training - Women's Solar Electric Lab Week (Grid-Direct)

For more information on any SEI training course and to enroll today, visit:

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