LOGIC CERTIFICATION Photovoltaic Solar course (for installers)
This is a nationally recognised qualification in the installation and maintenance of small scale solar photovoltaic systems.
The qualification is developed from the National Occupational Standards and is recognised by the Micro-generation Certification Scheme (MCS) registration bodies as an acceptable qualification to join one of their respective schemes.
Course objectives/key benefits
To provide the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to install, commission and maintain photovoltaic solar electrical panels and systems.
Who is the course aimed at?
Qualified or experienced electrical operatives wishing to install photovoltaic systems and who hold a minimum of a 17th Edition qualification.
However, it is recommended that anyone looking to undertake this course also holds a Domestic Periodic Inspection and Testing qualification.
PLEASE NOTE: A course is available for anyone not involved in installing solar hot water systems but who require a background knowledge. Please click here for details of the course
Anyone who has no electrical experience or qualifications, or for those wishing to update their existing knowledge, are highly recommended to undertake the Basic Electrics and the 17th Edition electrical courses prior to this one.
Trainees should hold a formal craft qualification e.g. N/SVQ 3 in Electrical Installation (Buildings and Structures) or equivalent earlier certification that includes Inspection & Testing or a recognised Part P competence certification that includes Inspection & Testing and a BS 7671: 2008 Requirements for Electrical Installations (17th Edition) qualification.
Anyone who has no electrical experience or qualifications, or for those wishing to update their existing knowledge, will need to undertake the Basic Electrics, Part P, and 17th Edition electrical courses prior to this one.
- The solar resource
- System configurations
- Solar system design
- Solar modules
- Solar module mounting structures & arrays
- Electrical wiring of the solar system and associated components *
- Solar modules
- Grid-connected solar systems
- Charge controllers
- Practical PV wiring and maintenance sessions
- Sizing solar systems
- System testing & commissioning
Practical workshop and theory
Assessments consist of a combination of practical and theory examinations.
Candidates who successfully complete the assessment will receive a LOGIC CERTIFICATION Photovoltaic Solar certificate.
Candidates will be provided with a LOGIC CERTIFICATION Photovoltaic manual
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