Beginning January 3, 2018 the NABCEP Photovoltaic Installation Professional Certification Exam now can be taken as a computer based test similar to the PV Associate exam. More information is still developing from NABCEP about this change and we will continue to keep this page updated as we learn more.
Note that the NABCEP PV Associate Exam can be taken at any CastleWorldwide testing center, over 170 locations worldwide: Learn more about NABCEP PV Exams.
In order to sit for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification Exam Candidates must complete the required prerequisites and submit an application prior to taking the exam.
*Please note: The NABCEP 2018 PV Installation Professional Exam is based on the 2017 NEC.
Accepted Candidates for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional, PV Design, PV Installer and PV Commissioning & Maintenance Certification Exams may choose a time and location to take their Exam by computer through our Computer-Based Testing (CBT) network, Castle Worldwide, Inc. All Candidates must submit scheduling requests to Castle Worldwide at least four (4) business days prior to the date the Candidate wishes to take or reschedule their exam
Dates for CBT Certification Exams:
January 1-15, 2018 (currently extended through February 8th),
April 1-15, 2018
July 1-16, 2018
October 1-16, 2018
Dates and deadlines for Paper-&-Pencil Certification Exams:
February 2, 2018: Application deadline for all NABCEP Certification Exams
March 9, 2018: Exam Scheduling deadline for all accepted candidates
April 21, 2018: Exam date for all NABCEP Certification Exams
August 3, 2018: Application deadline for all NABCEP Certification Exams
September 7, 2018: Exam Scheduling deadline for all accepted candidates
October 20, 2018: Exam date for all NABCEP Certification Exams