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Installation Basics Training (IBT) Program

6 week Installation Basics Training (IBT)/NABCEP Prep

Installation Basics Training is a paid training program designed to help you develop the skills solar industry employers are looking for. Participants receive a weekly stipend payment ($18.29/ hour) & $40 transportation stipend. You’ll learn from interactive classroom instruction, hands-on lab activities, and gain real-world experience working on solar installation projects.

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. We will support you from recruitment to placement, providing resume-building, soft skills training, and job search assistance to help you gain employment

Training also includes preparation for the NABCEP Associate exam* so participants can earn their NABCEP Photovoltaic Associate credential . Weekly transportation funds provided. No prior experience necessary! (Must be 18 years of age by the start of the program & eligible Denver resident). 3 cohorts in 2024!

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New 4 week IBT 120 Program

4 week Installation Basics Training Program: 3 weeks of PV installation fundamentals, including hands-on learning through labs and mock installations,  plus 1 week of focused on-site installation experience. Weekly pay ($18.29/hour) & transportation stipend. Includes CPR/First Aid, OSHA 10 & Electrical Apprenticeship registration. Does NOT include NABCEP preparation. Open to all Denver Metro residents. 2 cohorts in 2024!


2024 Dates: 

IBT 120 (4-weeks) 
Mar 11- April 5
April 22 - May 17
IBT w/ NABCEP (6-weeks): July - Aug* 
& Final TBD

Training runs Mon - Fri 8am - 4:30 PM at the GRID CO Warehouse

Questions? Email