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Prospective students may enroll anytime. Late enrollments will be accepted only one week into the course for online courses, and the first day of class for in-person and hands-on labs courses.
Enrollment is on a first-come basis and class sizes are limited. To reserve a space you can register online or call in to register at option 1 and make payment in full.
If you are sending a check, call first to check on availability and to let us know that you are sending payment. For detailed info about Paonia click here. Many of our workshops are held in other parts of the country and the world.
Local logistics and lodging for each workshop venue are usually available on the location page for each workshop. More information will be sent upon confirmation of registration. If a workshop is full we will place you on the waiting list. There is no charge to be on the waiting list.
If space becomes available, we contact the first person on the list. You then have 24 hours to register before we move on to the next person.
Students not accepted to the school are entitled to all moneys paid. In the case of students withdrawing after commencement of classes, the school will retain a cancellation charge plus a percentage of tuition and fees, which is based on the percentage of contact hours attended if training is offered as distance education: The refund is based on the official date of termination or formal documented withdrawal.
If you are unable to complete your course due to illness or natural disaster, please contact the administration office. Rarely, SEI must cancel a workshop due to low enrollment, instructor illness or other unforeseen circumstances.
We will notify you if a workshop for which you have registered has been cancelled. You may then enroll in another workshop based on availability or receive a full refund of tuition. Notification of cancellation will normally occur one month prior to the beginning of the workshop; in rare cases, however, it may be less.
SEI is not responsible for losses incurred on housing, travel or other arrangements. SEI is an open enrollment training organization. However, students still must meet the prerequisites for any course s for which they would like to register.
Additionally, if a student wishes to be considered for admission into the SEI Solar Professionals Certificate Program, a separate application for admission is required.
Please see application for details, https: The school does not discriminate based on race, sex, religion, ethnic origin, or disability. Additionally, students completing this enrollment form attest to the fact that he or she is physically capable of performing all requirements of the training and agree to comply with all safety regulations and directions given by instructional staff.
SEI does not guarantee transferability of our credits to another institution unless there is an articulated agreement with another institution.
Students are expected to arrive on time for class with proper materials. Students who are unable to continue classes for medical reasons or severe personal problems will be required to take a leave of absence until they are able to return to class.
The retake option is available anytime within one year of original course start date. The student may be dropped from the program if acceptable progress is not satisfactory after multiple attempts to pass a course. The Executive Director has final authority and shall notify the student of the final decision.
SEI has a limited number of partial tuition scholarships available for international and low-income participants. Click here for additional info.
Solar Energy International SEI offers employment assistance to graduates, consisting of job lead referrals and job skills development. While providing resources to help you in your job search, we make no guarantee, expressed or implied, of future employment. Current law prohibits any school from guaranteeing job placement as an inducement to enroll students.
All students are expected to act maturely and are required to respect other students and faculty members.
Possession of weapons, illegal drugs, and alcohol of any kind are not allowed at any time on school property. Any violation of school policies may result in permanent dismissal from school.
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