Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Training Bootcamp

Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Training Bootcamp

Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Training Bootcamp

BU000 – 64 hours
Instructor: Sean White
Date: TBD
Day: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday (in person)
Time: 9am-5pm (may finish early somedays)


Are you interested in the rapidly growing field of solar technology? Join our free 8-day NABCEP Solar PV (Photovoltaic) Training Bootcamp! In just over a week, you'll gain foundational knowledge and hands-on experience in solar PV system installation. RVCC’s Solar PV installation entry-level training provides individuals with an understanding of solar energy systems, components, solar PV markets, electrical basics, and hands-on training to install rooftop solar arrays on residential and commercial buildings.

The course is designed to introduce solar energy and energy storage in both theory and application and to immerse students in the key concepts of solar PV design, installation and safety. Employers expect NABCEP Certification for installers, designers, inspectors, engineers, salespeople and O&M specialists. You can enter this course as an absolute beginner and leave with basic and advanced knowledge needed to stand out as a PV professional.

This course includes over 200 practice questions with 22 credit-hours that can be applied to the requirements to sit for the NABCEP PV Certification Exam, with all exam fees covered. Participants who complete this program will receive an OSHA 10 certification to prepare them for hands-on careers, as well as complementary training courses in conducting a rewarding job search, resume writing, and mastering the interview with local employer AeroTek. Additionally, at the end of the program, participants will also have the chance to network and interview for a job with an employer with active job openings in the field during a short graduation ceremony and networking night. Upon attending all of the program days, students will also receive a stipend for their time and effort of $500.00.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from industry experts about career paths in the solar installation industry. Register now for our free & funded bootcamp today!

Who should enroll?

  • Jobseekers with little or no prior experience in the industry, but have a strong interest in renewable energy and solar installation
  • Current professionals in construction or other fields eager to enter the field of solar technology
  • Students aged 18+ looking to gain hands-on solar installation skills and make a positive impact on the environment

What will participants learn & gain?

  • OSHA 10 Certification
  • Conducting a Rewarding Job Search
  • Resume Writing Workshop
  • Mastering the Interview
  • NABCEP’s Solar Photovoltaic Associate Training
Solar Photovaltaic Training


About Your Instructor

Sean White was the 2014 Interstate Renewable Energy Council Trainer of the Year. He is an ISPQ Certified Solar PV Master Trainer and has authored several books on solar. He contributed to the development of the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Job Task Analysis and has been a member of the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Technical Committee. Sean is a highly experienced PV educator with thousands of hours teaching entry level, intermediate, and advanced PV classes at solar training centers throughout the world. Many thousands of his students are employed at both startup and leading solar companies. Sean also designs commercial and residential PV systems.


A Message From Our Sponsors

Founded in 2018, Dimension Renewable Energy is guided by a vision of bringing the benefits of renewable energy to all. We develop Community Solar projects that expand the accessibility of solar to historically underserved and underrepresented communities in the clean energy transition. Backed by committed financing from Partners Group, a global institution with $131b assets under management, Dimension is a leading developer and operator of Community Solar projects.

Dimension is one of New Jersey’s leading Community Solar developers, investing over $30M in eight community solar projects slated to deliver benefits to more than 2,500 households in the Garden State in 2023. Our projects give everyone access to renewable energy without the need to install expensive solar panels at home. In addition to delivering energy savings to local and low-and-moderate income residents, our projects serve as catalysts for workforce development trainings, education, and non-profit programs across the state.

Pfister Energy is thrilled to welcome students from Raritan Valley Community College to experience a Day in the Life as a Solar Installer. Our partnership with RVCC is very important to us and it’s an exciting opportunity for us to be able to share the work we are doing in the solar energy industry.



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