What is the NABCEP Exam?

RSI is a Great Training Option for Everyone

Learn more about how we can prepare you to advance your career.

As the prime guarantor of success in the renewable energy field, the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners offers a number of certification programs to empower future professionals with the authority that they need to excel in their career. NABCEP’s professionally established standards of safety and job quality are incorporated into every part of their certification exam to ensure that consumers and employers alike can have confidence in NABCEP program graduates.

How to Apply for the NABCEP Exam

When applying for the NABCEP exam, visit nabcep.org for a concise step-by-step guide of each part of the process. They will instruct you to first read the “Candidate Information Handbook for Paper and Pencil Exams” and the “How to Successfully Complete a NABCEP PV Installer Application” sheet. Both of these documents are available on the site. Then, after reading the definitions of each entry program and selecting the most appropriate one, you are ready to complete the application form, which is available online for an expedited application process. Make sure that you have all relevant documentation such as vocational certification, references, and other documents that NABCEP will list. Then, submit the application.

Why Take the NABCEP Exam?

The purpose of the NABCEP exam is to ensure that all participants of the certification program have a thorough understanding of the learning objectives presented in the PV or photovoltaic certification program. These objectives, established by a panel of PV experts, include such points as safety basics, electrician training and solar energy basics, and all other nuances of PV installation. The exam is administered by the course provider at a previously disclosed location and then sent back to the test provider for grading.


For More Information:

Get Started on the Path to a New Career

Fill out our form to learn how we can help you change your life.

You are giving your express written consent for The Refrigeration School to contact you regarding our educational programs and services using email, telephone or text including our use of automated technology for calls or texts to any wireless number you provide. This consent is not required to purchase goods or services and you may always call us directly at (888) 671-5803.

+ Read More



                Let us Help You Get Started – or – Request More Information With No Obligation

This blog has been labeled as archived as it may no longer contain the most up-to-date data. For a list of all current blog posts, please visit our blog homepage at https://www.rsi.edu/blog/