Certification Prep

“Does this credential give me what I need to get into this field?” That’s by far the most common question we get from people interested in clean energy training. People are busy, money is tight, and no matter how bad they want to learn the information, students want a meaningful credential to show for the time they spend in the classroom.

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Jokes, Music and Memory Tricks Help Keep Students Engaged in NABCEP Course

Sean White brings original guitar music, his own jokes, quick responses to questions and tried-and-true memorization tricks to HeatSpring’s 40-hour NABCEP Advanced PV Certification Training and CEUs course.  

Funny Professors Role Models for White

He learned some of his teaching strategies from his favorite college professors, he says.

“In college, I made friends with great professors. They were […]

June 10th, 2020|Categories: Certification, NABCEP, Solar Business Growth, Solar Design & Installation||

Now Open: Live Online Proctoring for NABCEP Associate Exams

NABCEP has just announced that candidates may now schedule to take the NABCEP PV Associate credentialing exams through live online proctoring (LOP), and can begin testing as soon as May 1st, 2020.

The LOP testing method means that you can now earn your NABCEP PV Associate credentials on your own computer and without having to leave your home. LOP […]

April 27th, 2020|Categories: Certification, NABCEP, Solar Design & Installation||

Non-Obvious Skills Needed in the Solar Industry

This week I had the honor of participating in the first-ever SunCast Summit on Earth Day. The “Impact Your Career” session was a panel discussion between Shawn O’Brien (NABCEP), Brian Mehalic (Solar Energy International), Nico Johnson (SunCast), and me.

I learned something important from everyone on the panel. Most interesting to me was an update from […]

April 24th, 2020|Categories: Certification, Conferences and Events, Drones, Financing, Solar, Solar Finance||

Help Choose the Solar District Cup 2020 Industry Choice Winner

We are excited to invite all HeatSpring students, instructors, and members of our community to participate in the selection of the Industry Choice winner of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar District Cup 2020 Competition Event on Monday April 27th from 2-3pm ET. Please RSVP here to see the presentations and vote on your favorite team.

HeatSpring […]

NABCEP to Offer Online Certification Exams

Update 6/16/2020: Live Online Proctoring is now available for all NABCEP Board Certification and Associate credentialing exams.

Due to concerns about the COVID-19 emergency, NABCEP has decided to offer all Board Certification and Associate level exams through live online proctoring (LOP). Live online proctoring is an internet-based form of assessment, which allows you to take NABCEP exams […]