Training Programs

Greenville Technical College
Training at Greenville Technical College in this high-growth industry ranges from an 18-month Solar Technician Certificate program to stand-alone professional development courses that can be completed in less than 100 hours. Students who complete at least 80 hours of training are eligible to take the North American Board of Energy Professionals (NABCEP) Solar Entry Level Exam.

South Carolina Fire Academy's "Photovoltaic 101"
Photovoltaic (PV) 101 is a new, interactive online course. During 10 short lessons, students will learn about potential hazards while working around a PV system.

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Columbia, SC 29201