Installation Basics Training 200

Installation Basics Training 200 (IBT 200) is a free, 200 hour, five-week training program designed to help you develop the skills solar industry employers are looking for.

Participants learn from interactive classroom instruction, hands-on lab activities, and real-world solar installation projects. No prior experience necessary! 

Our curriculum is vetted by industry employers and incorporates the latest solar technologies, so you can be confident you’re getting relevant, comprehensive training. You’ll graduate with advanced solar knowledge, hands-on installation experience, and valuable employer connections that will help you launch your solar career and be ready to work on day one. Plus, IBT 200 will support you from recruitment to placement, providing resume-building, soft skills training, and job search assistance to help you get the job and keep the job.

IBT 200 is currently offered in the North Valley and Central Valley regions of California and Colorado. Learn more about local programming in those areas at the following links:

If you aren't in one of those regions and would like to learn if IBT 200 is coming to other GRID Alternatives regions, fill out the interest form to inquire about it today! 


Interested in IBT 200?

Fill out a brief form to learn more about IBT 200 training, recruitment, and partnership opportunities. 

84% of solar employers reported difficulty filling open installation positions. IBT 200 closes this training gap and supports future solar installers from recruitment to placement.