NABCEP is a non profit organization that offers a voluntary certification program for renewable energy professionals. NABCEP stands for North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners and is primarily focused on educating and maintaining effective installation practices for solar electric and solar thermal installation specialists.
SHOULD YOU GET NABCEP CERTIFIED?
While NABCEP certification is directed towards educating installation professionals, many of the solar industries highest paid professionals choose to become certified. If your serious about a long term career in renewable energy, NABCEP certification is probably for you.
NABCEP provides a simple study guide for a brief overview of the test, but the secret to passing the exam is to study the additional resources listed on the website. The actual exam is nothing like the study guide and focuses largely on concepts, not specifics because the NEC code book and a calculator will be provided.
Click here for direct access to the NABCEP Resources page.