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Which courses offer NABCEP credit hours for the PV Installation Professional Certification or recertification?

NABCEP requires documentation of 58 Advanced PV Training Hours in sit for the PV Installation Professional (PVIP) Certification exam. At least 40 of these hours must come from a NABCEP Accredited Provider (HeatSpring courses qualify). HeatSpring is a NABCEP Registered Provider and our Provider Number is: 0255.

We provide 4 main pathways for earning the 58-hours:

  1. PV Associate Pathway 
  2. Energy Storage Pathway
  3. Express Pathway
  4. Build your own Pathway
    • Courses: PVIP Course Finder
    • Choose any combination of courses which add up to at least 58 Advanced Hours

PVIP Recertification Continuing Education (CEU) Requirements

NABCEP has updated requirements for continuing education hours within specific subcategories in order to maintain your PVIP certification. Visit our NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification detail page to see the latest continuing education requirements, and corresponding courses to maintain your PVIP Certification.

NABCEP Credential 3 Step Tool

There are several NABCEP certifications and credentials in addition to PVIP Certification. You can use our new tool to read more about each of these credentials, as well as to find the hours requirements and courses for any NABCEP credential in 3 simple steps.


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