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Marine Learning SystemsElkins is pleased to offer 2 new courses: SOLAR - Introduction to Photovoltaic (PV) Systems Design & Installation (Solar Panel Installation Course) and FIBER OPTICS - Certified Fiber Optic Technician (CFOT). Refer to the “Courses” section above for the current US Course Schedule.

The SOLAR - Photovoltaic (PV) System Design & Installation Course is designed to provide students with the knowledge required to pass the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Entry Level Exam. Elkins in an approved provider of the NABCEP Entry Level Exam. NABCEP offers certifications and certificate programs and began by creating a certification program for solar electric installers—referred to as the NABCEP™ Solar PV Installer Certification. Elkins Solar Course will be taught both locally and onsite with our corporate clients.

The FIBER OPTIC - Certified Fiber Optic Technician (CFOT) Course has been added to the Elkins portfolio of courses and is approved by the Fiber Optic Association (FOA). Other upcoming courses to be added soon are Advanced Fiber Optic Technician (AFOT), Certified Fiber Optic Technician for FTTx (CFxT) and Certified Premises Cabling Technician (CPCT) along with other Specialist Certifications in Testing, Design, Splicing, Connectors. In today's high tech world, certification is considered proof of professional status and is often required for jobs. The FOA was chartered to approve schools offering training and provide certifications as a service to the fiber optic industry. The FOA programs are developed and maintained by experts in the fiber optic business, most of whom have over 20 years of experience as technicians, installers, manufacturers and teachers of fiber optics. Elkins Fiber Optic courses will be held locally along with onsite training for our corporate clients.

If you’re interested in setting up an onsite course for your company, please contact our office at 800-821-0906 or email

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FCC Licenses are used as hiring and promotion standards in many industries. The General Radiotelephone Operator License (GROL) with Radar Endorsement is a lifetime credential that is the most broadly accepted FCC Wireless License available.

Next available Elkins FCC GROL License Prep Class is Ocbober 12-15 , 2010.

98% Pass Rate! FCC Elements 1, 3 & 8 presented in a step-by-step, easy to follow format. Walk away with Proof-of-Passing Certificate. Tuition includes manuals, instruction, tutoring, testing, Proof of Passing plus FCC application and processing of license.

Call 800.944.1603 or email


PO Box 2677 - Santa Rosa, CA 95405, USA
800.821.0906 or 707.792.5678 --- Fax: 707.792.5677

Please visit our sister organization Elkins Marine Training International.
EMTI specializes in many areas of Commercial Maritime training
for personnel in the various maritime related industries.