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Installation & Maintenance of small scale Photovoltaic (PV) systems

Price: £594.00 (Inc. VAT & Certification Fees)

Course details

This course is a Level 3 Certificate and is made up of two combined qualifications; Installation of small scale PV systems (6 QCF points) & maintenance of small scale PV systems (4 QCF points). Candidates wishing to complete this course can choose which route to take and complete either or both combined qualifications. If you are considering installing Solar PV Systems in the future, then this course is ideal. The course covers the installation, maintenance and servicing that should be carried out on Solar PV systems. It also covers how to install, inspect and test solar PV using hands on practical skills. Candidates will have the opportunity to use the latest testing equipment necessary to carry out these procedures. This course has been specifically designed to offer the candidate a comprehensive understanding of Solar PV and to demonstrate competence in this area.

There is still a huge demand for PV installers across the UK and worldwide. This course has been specifically designed to cover installation, maintenance and testing methods used when installing Solar PV Systems and has been developed to comply with the DTI and the MCS agencies.

The areas covered in this course include:
  • Regulations & Codes of practice relating to Solar PV
  • Practical Safety measures
  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Basic electrical theory
  • Solar PV components
  • Fixing methods
  • PV mounting
  • Invertor awareness
  • AC systems / DC systems
  • Working out roof coverage
  • Maintenance
  • Visual inspection
  • Inspection & testing
  • Servicing
  • Commissioning PV systems
It is intended that on the completion of this qualification candidates will be competent to install and maintain Solar Photovoltaic systems.

Equipment Requirements:

IET 17th Edition Wiring Regulations 2008 (2015) BS7671
Course notes will be supplied

Entry Requirements:

Please email or call 08450 344 322 for further information regarding the entry requirements for this qualification.

Location > Nottingham

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