SOURCE: Arizona Solar Society

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June 19, 2009 12:54 ET

Arizona Solar Society Rolls Out New State-Wide NABCEP-Approved Provider Schedule of Solar Installation Training Classes and NABCEP Test Administration in 12 Arizona Cities

Arizona Now Provides a Quick Option for Students to Attend a Solar Installation Class and Take the Test for the NABCEP PV Entry Level Certificate of Knowledge on the Last Day of Class

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - June 19, 2009) - The Arizona Solar Society (, one of the largest solar associations in Arizona, and Applied Professional Training (APT), a American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP)©-approved provider and a nationally accredited premier technical training firm, announced a new schedule for Arizona Solar Installation Training Classes offered statewide. APT administers the NABCEP entry level certification test on the last day of class. Students that pass the test should receive their NABCEP certificate in two-three weeks.

The first APT Entry Level Solar Installation Training Class will be held on July 20-24, 2009, at the Ft. McDowell Radisson Inn and Casino in Scottsdale, Arizona. Students will attend class from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday (40 hours). Additional classes are scheduled statewide for Glendale, Phoenix, Mesa, Tucson, Chandler, Gilbert, Tempe, Peoria, Surprise, Yuma, and Flagstaff. Private classes of 15 or more students can be arranged for corporate customers by calling (602) 326-0940.

The class tuition is $1,295, plus tax, which includes the cost of NABCEP entry level test administration. Students can sign up and pay for the solar installation training classes at

The solar training class will cover:

--  Solar PV Markets and Applications
--  Solar Installation Safety Basics
--  Solar Electricity Basics
--  Solar Energy Fundamentals
--  Solar PV Module Fundamentals
--  Solar PV System Components
--  Solar PV System Sizing
--  Solar PV System Electrical Design
--  Solar PV System Mechanical Design
--  Solar Performance Analysis and Troubleshooting

Students from California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and the rest of the United States are encouraged to attend the solar installation training classes, but travel, accommodations and food are not included in the tuition price. Please mention the Arizona Solar Society when making reservations to receive the group discount.

The Arizona Solar Society is the largest solar association in Arizona with almost 600 members. The group produces numerous solar training, seminars, business conferences and community outreach program that promotes the benefits of solar water heater and solar power systems.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Robert Hoskins
    (602) 326-0940