• What will you learn? This training and assessment is designed to provide experienced electricians with the necessary skills for the basic design, installation, commissioning and service of Solar PV. The course will cover the majority of small scale Photovoltaic systems currently installed within the British Isles. Course delivery will be 80% theory and 20% practical.

    The Course Programme

    Environmental background

    Different types of solar PV technology

    Design and specification of solar PV systems

    Working at heights

    Installation of solar PV systems Commissioning and testing systems

    Maintenance

    Government grants and funding bodies

    Benefits Successful candidates can diversify their business into the emerging renewable energy market. The early adopters of solar PV can win new business and exploit the opportunities that the UK’s most popular microgeneration technology presents.

    Pre-Requisites Candidates are required to hold an NVQ Level 3 Electro-technical (Building Services & Structures) Qualification or equivalent. It is also necessary to have achieved BS7671 2008 including 1st Amendment.

    How is the qualification assessed? Each knowledge unit features an external on-screen exam, with a further internal Centre marked assignment for the unit covering the knowledge

    to install, commission and handover solar photovoltaic systems. The performance units are assessed in the work environment.

    Duration 3 days training followed by 1-2 days of practical assessments either at PGL Training or in the workplace.

    Cost £550+VAT