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This course combines practical and theory lessons allowing learners to apply their skills and knowledge before assessment. Modules cover photovoltaic systems their workings principles components design installation commissioning client hand-over and maintenance including fault finding. Assessment includes multiple-choice papers a short-written answer paper and a practical evaluation.

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    Entry Requirements

    Applicants should have experience installing electrical installations within domestic and/or non-domestic premises and have already achieved an N/SVQ Level 3 in Electrical Installation (Buildings and Structures) and a 2018 Requirements for Electrical Installations (18th Edition) qualification if not included in the above qualification. Stand-alone technical certificates will not be considered.

    Assessment Method

    The assessments for this course will consist of multiple-choice question papers short written answer paper and a practical assignment.

    Aims of the course

    This regulated qualification is for individuals seeking a nationally recognised certification in installing and maintaining small-scale grid-tied photovoltaic systems. It aligns with industry standards and is accepted by the Microgeneration Certification Scheme registration bodies.

    Progression Opportunities

    There are extensive opportunities in the expanding Photovoltaic industry for system planners installers and maintenance teams. Our courses combine hands-on training and theory to help you increase your skill set and meet the increasing demand for energy-saving sustainable heating and plumbing solutions and renewable technologies. On successful completion of this course you will be able to work in the Green Skills and Renewables sector in a safe and competent manner.

    Facilities

    The practical theory and assessment for this course is delivered in purpose-built training workshops at the Green Skills and Renewable Centre in Lewisham Way Campus. Facilities are designed to equip learners with the practical skills and knowledge needed to effectively implement these sustainable technologies.

    Career Options

    Demand for engineers to install and maintain green technology is growing and our courses can help you on your way to enter the sector and build a career in this thriving industry.

Course Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Mode Part Time
Duration 1 week
Start Date 11/06/2025
End Date 13/06/2025
Course Code 3MTBD9F0

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16-18 £445
19-24 £ 445
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