In-Person Training

Solar PV Design & Installation Training with Hands-On Experience

Get trained, certified, and join our Solar Installer Network.

In-Person Training

Solar PV Training Schedule


  • CANADA 


  • QUEBEC


  • USA

BURNABY, BC on January 23, 24, 25, 26, 27

NABCEP Associates Exam: Available add-on with 5-Day Training 

Stardust Solar's PV In-Person Training Program is a layered curriculum that covers theory, system design, and a full-day of hands-on installtion practice. Each training experience includes the following:

  • Printed Solar PV Design & Installation manual 
  • Unlimited access to our online training videos
  • Solar PV Installer certificate with wallet card
  • Access to our Certified Installer network
  • delicious meals catered each day of training 
5-day MasterClass Solar PV Design & Installation with Hands-On EXPerience 

Regular Price $1699.95
*Early-Bird Pricing* $1499.95 CAD + tax 

4-day masterclass Solar PV Design & Installation 

Regular Price $1399.95

*Early-Bird Pricing* $1199.95 CAD + tax 

Are you looking for additional information? 
Find out more about our course curriculum, the NABCEP exam or the solar installers network.

Additional information and phone bookings: training@stardustsolar.com | Phone: 1-888-620-6733

important covid-19 information

COVID-19 presents many challenges for businesses around the world and we want to do our part to protect our customers by taking every protective measure possible. All in-person training will follow our COVID-19 social distancing plan including; adequate spacing between seats, readily available hand sanitizer, and complementary masks to ensure our students can be comfortable while achieving their Solar PV Installer certificates. You can download our reopening plan PDF on this page or feel free to contact us via email or phone (1-888-620-6733) to discuss further. Upon registration you will be emailed a confirmation which includes a copy of our reopening plan.

the curriculum

Covered Topics & areas of focus

Electrical Basics

We will provide a quick overview of the electrical basics and Code references.

Solar Technology

We ensure you get a good understanding of how solar technology works.

Grid-Tie Systems

Grid-Tied system sizing, shading analysis, assessments and quoting.

Off Grid Systems

Off-Grid battery banks, load assessments, days of autonomy, and wiring. 

Safety Procedures

Identifying hazards and best practices when working on a solar job site. 

CSA Prerequisite Exam

Prerequisite exam to take the CSA NOC 7241 PV Personal Certification.

DAY 1: SOLAR PV INSTALLATION TRAINING

Time

Topic

Instructor Details

09:00 - 09:30

Welcome to Solar Installation Training

Stardust Solar Office 

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

09:30 - 11:00

Electrical Basics and Photovoltaics

Stardust Solar Office

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

11:30 - 13:00

Earth’s Solar Resource and Site Assessments 

Stardust Solar Office

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch – Enjoy Your Break!

Stardust Solar Office

Delicious Food

Taste our food temptations

13:00 - 14:00

Modules, Inverters and Racking Options

Stardust Solar Office

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

DAY 2: SYSTEM DESIGN & SAFETY

Time

Topic

Instructor Details

09:00 - 10:00

Wiring, Over-Current Protection, Grounding and Bonding 

Stardust Solar Office 

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

10:00 - 11:00

Balance of System (BoS)

Stardust Solar Office

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

11:00 - 13:00

System Design and Safety 

Stardust Solar Office

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch – Enjoy Your Break!

Stardust Solar Office

Delicious Food

Taste our food temptations

14:00 - 17:00

Grid-Tied Exam

Stardust Solar Office

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

DAY 3: HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE

Time

Topic

Instructor Details

09:00 - 12:30

Hands-On Experience (Roof Mount Installation) 

Stardust Solar Office 

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch – Enjoy Your Break!

Stardust Solar Office

Delicious Food

Taste our food temptations

13:30 - 17:00

Hands-On Experience (Roof Mount Installation) 

Stardust Solar Office

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

DAY 4: BATTERY MAINTENANCE & EQUALIZATION

Time

Topic

Instructor Details

09:00 - 10:00

Types of Batteries 

Stardust Solar Office 

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

10:00 - 11:00

Battery Banks 

Stardust Solar Office

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

11:00 - 13:00

Inspection and Initial Charge 

Stardust Solar Office

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch – Enjoy Your Break!

Stardust Solar Office

Delicious Food

Taste our food temptations

14:00 - 17:00

Battery Maintenance and Equalization 

Stardust Solar Office

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

DAY 5: OFF GRID COMPONENTS

Time

Topic

Instructor Details

09:00 - 10:00

Off Grid Components

Stardust Solar Office 

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

10:00 - 11:00

Load Assessment 

Stardust Solar Office

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

11:00 - 13:00

Off Grid System Sizing 

Stardust Solar Office

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch – Enjoy Your Break!

Stardust Solar Office

Delicious Food

Taste our food temptations

14:00 - 17:00

Off Grid Exam

Stardust Solar Office

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

DAY 6: EV CHARGER INSTALLATION

Time

Topic

Instructor Details

09:00 - 12:30

EV Charger Installation Training

Stardust Solar Office 

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch – Enjoy Your Break!

Stardust Solar Office

Delicious Food

Taste our food temptations

13:30 - 17:00

EV Charger Installation Training

Stardust Solar Office

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

DAY 7: SMALL BUSINESS COURSE

Time

Topic

Instructor Details

09:00 - 12:30

“Small Business Course

Stardust Solar Office 

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch – Enjoy Your Break!

Stardust Solar Office

Delicious Food

Taste our food temptations

13:30 - 17:00

“Small Business Course

Stardust Solar Office

Evan Kraemer

Environmental Scientist

no experience necessary

You do not need any prior knowledge or skills to attend our training and our teachers always ensure the experience is enjoyable. Our CSA and NABCEP approved prerequisite training offers real world, hands-on experience, and our solar design and installation training is crafted so anyone can attend. 

About CSA Prerequisite Training

The Construction Electrician (NOC 7241) Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems Certified (PVSC) Personnel Certification has been developed by CSA Group in conjunction with the National Electrical Trade Council (NETCO) and industry standards to provide assurance that an individual possesses the competencies deemed necessary to perform the job function of a Solar Photovoltaic Systems Certified Electrician.

who is this training for

  • Anyone looking to become a professional solar installer
  • electricians who wants to bolster their resume
  • a homeowner who wants to do it themselves
  • a renewable energy enthusiast looking for more knowledge

Terms and Conditions

By registering and paying for a Stardust Solar Training Course, you agree that all materials provided to you are the proprietary right of Stardust Solar Technologies Inc and shall not be duplicated, reproduced and/or redistributed for any purpose. As well you understand that; Stardust Solar will not be responsible for any of your work performed in the field after completion of our training programs.

Refund Policy

If for any reason you register and cannot attend, you will be able to rollover your registration to another class of equal value in the future. Refunds for training courses will only be issued up to 7 days prior to training date. All refunds will be subject to a 15% fee for prepaid expenses.

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"This is an excellent course. Very jam-packed with information but it was quite thorough and I learned so much! I really enjoyed Nancy as an instructor. Her experience, intelligence and great personality made this course a pleasure to be a part of. I would highly recommend Stardust for their training!

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