Online Training 


HeatSpring offers online courses for professionals in green building, solar, design, installation and more.

On-demand trainings

  • 40-Hour Advanced Solar PV Installer Training with Sean White: Enroll Anytime!

    This course qualifies for 40 hours of advanced training required for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification Exam. Topics covered include the National Electrical Code (NEC), design, installation, commissioning, and sales to prepare for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification Exam. Register here.

  • Solar PV Installer Boot Camp + NABCEP PV Associate Exam Prep with Sean White: Enroll Anytime!

    Electricians, contractors, or career-changers: learn how to design, install, and sell solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. You'll have access to an expert instructor, lecture videos, useful resources and practice quizzes to prepare to pass the NABCEP Photovoltaic (PV) Associate Exam. Register here.


Solar Energy International (SEI) was founded in 1991 as a non-profit educational organization based in Paonia, CO. Through the years, trends and technologies come and go but SEI’s mission remains the same today as it was when we began: to empower people around the world through the education of sustainable practices. SEI offers Online, Classroom, Hands-on Labs, On-Demand/Continuing Education, Cursos en Espanol, Women’s Courses.

OSEIA members and their employees are eligible for a $100 discount on registration fees.  Email (outreach[at] for the code, enter code before checking out, no refunds will be given. 

On-demand Training

*Limited Time* FREE Online Ground-Mounted Solar Installation Safety Training: You can register now using the link below to submit your student contact information, and then we will contact you 2 – 3 days after receiving your registration. You will have 30 days from your registration to complete the training, or your free spot will be forfeited to another student. This course will only be offered FREE until the end of August. Register here.

RE100: FREE Introduction to Renewable Energy Online course: RE100 is a free course that covers the basics of renewable energy, and is a great introduction for those new to the field, those who are looking to make a career change, or those who just want to learn more about energy from the sun, wind, and water, energy efficiency, and the basics of electricity. Register here.

ER100: Introduccion a las Energias Renovables - EN LÍNEA: ¡CURSO GRATUITO! Las fuentes de energía renovable están en todo nuestro alrededor: agua, viento, sol… cada día más personas las utilizan como parte de su vida diaria. Las utilizamos para calentar nuestros hogares en épocas frías, para operar nuestros electrodomésticos, ducharnos con agua caliente, irrigar campos con agua para agricultura, etc.  Register here.

SHOL101: Solar Thermal Training- Solar How Water Design and Installation Register here.

Online Courses beginning July 2019

  • PVOL101: Solar Training - Solar Electric Design and Installation (Grid-Direct) Register here.

  • PVOL202: Solar Training - Advanced PV System Design and the NEC (Grid-Direct) Register here.

  • FVOL203: Fundamentos de Sistemas Fotovoltaicos Basados en Baterias - EN LÍNEA. Register here.

  • PVOL203: Solar Training - PV System Fundamentals (Battery-based) Register here.

  • FVOL202: Diseno Fotovoltaico Avanzado y el NEC (Sistemas Interactivos) – EN LÍNEA. Register here.

  • PVOL303: Solar Training - Advanced PV Multimode and Microgrid Design (Battery-based) Register here.

    Exclusive course offering - August 21, 2019

  • O&M: Utilizing Data Acquisition Systems (DAS) for Remote Troubleshooting: This course is available in-person in Denver or you can participate in the training online live via Zoom. August 21, 2019, 8:00am - 4:00pm PST. Register here.

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