12 April 2012
Mage Solar Academy (Georgia, US) announced that it is offering two newly developed classes that will teach participants proven practices as well as essential technical know-how to successfully establish and maintain a business in the quickly expanding solar industry.
On 20 April 2012, "Solar Business and Technical Sales 201" will present an 8-hour overview of the basic aspects of selling and marketing photovoltaic (PV) systems and services to customers. Attendees will understand how to engage effectively on technical and financial aspects at every point from planning to installing and maintaining systems. The course is registered for North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Continuing Education Contact Hours and counts toward 8 credit hours of continuing education. Additional sessions are planned for 24 August, 20 September and 29 November 2012.
The second part of the new Mage Solar Academy course series, "Solar Business and Technical Sales 202," will immediately follow on April 23 and expand in depth on the technical and business foundations presented in the entry-level module. This 40-hour class will run through 27 April and is a must for contractors, electricians, roofers and anyone interested in successfully selling solar PV systems. Students will obtain knowledge about customer and site qualification processes, cost and site analysis, sales and marketing practices. Already experienced solar professionals can learn innovative sales techniques and financial analysis tools. Other course dates are25-29 June, 27-31 August and 10-14 December 2012.
Registration for the courses has begun and will be open until the class is filled (class sizes are limited to ensure maximum learning outcomes). Interested students should download application materials today at Mage Solar Academy.