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Application Deadline for SPCP


SEI Announces Candidate Application Deadlines for 2013 / 2014 Solar Professionals Certificate Program

More Info about SEI’s Solar Professionals Certificate Program
or Call: 970-963-8855 x1

In order to complete the year-long training program by the end of 2013 or by the end of 2014, interested candidates will need to start the program this Fall or Spring 2014.

Application deadlines are September 11th or Oct. 30th for individuals with previous SEI training that can be applied to the graduation path.

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<p style=Applicants should apply as soon as possible in order for SEI Student Services advisors to be able to schedule a training advising session before the next round of prerequisite courses.

Call: 970-963-8855 x1

SPCP Student Highlight – Lee Chapman

LeeThanks to some long over due self-motivation and Solar Energy International, I now have a career in the solar industry!

Before making the decision to attend SEI, I had been working for a construction firm that was occasionally contracted by a local PV company to assist with installs.  I was hooked after the first job.  I knew I needed training but did not know where to begin.

After several months of researching online, I contacted SEI and spoke to Breccia Wilson, SEI Student Services Team Member. She explained the different programs offered and I decided on the Solar Professionals Certificate Program, but was unsure if I could afford it.

Breccia discussed payment options and helped me calculate a monthly payment schedule which made it possible for me to sign up and get started.

In August I attended a lab week in Paonia, Colorado which was a great experience. Not only did I learn a lot during the week but I got to interact with a lot of great instructors and classmates.

After lab week, and some fly fishing in Basalt, I returned to Decorah, Iowa and started working with Go Solar full-time as a crew leader/installer.

My employer, who was the first NABCEP Certified Installer in Iowa, is nearing retirement and is training me to take over the company.  I still have one more class at SEI to complete the certificate program yet I already have a career in the industry.

SEI will provide you with the tools and knowledge to succeed in the industry.  Thank you SEI!   -Lee Chapman