Solar Seminars Awarded Accreditation for PV 101

Solar Seminars receives accreditation for solar installer and photovoltaics course PV101 by Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC).

Online PR News – 09-July-2011 – – Bakersfield, CA : Solar Seminars, Inc. has just received accreditation for PV 101, an entry-level course of solar photovoltaic installation. This accreditation is offered by the industry leader, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC), after a rigorous, six month review that assessed not only the program’s curriculum, but also the administration, facilities, hardware, faculty, and safety practices used by Solar Seminars.
IREC explains that, “This framework ensures legitimacy of what’s being taught and by whom. Well-trained energy efficiency and renewable energy practitioners mean better, safer installations, lower costs and increased consumer confidence.”

Solar Seminars is one of only five programs to receive full Training Program Accreditation for an entry level solar PV course in the first half of 2010.
Solar Seminars offers PV 101 both in a Traditional, five-day classroom format as well as an innovative Blended format – a combination of online learning and hands on installation practice. The company has a permanent classroom in Bakersfield, CA, as well as mobile trailers that can take the class and installation lab anywhere in the country. Both the Traditional and Blended PV 101 courses are fully accredited.
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