BPEC Solar PV Course
This 5 day solar PV installation and maintenance course offers practical and theory in design installation and maintenance of Solar PV systems. Perfect for any electrician looking to diversify into the renewable sector.
Please read the entry requirements for this qualification below, this course is not for new entrants.
In order to be eligible for this course you must meet one of the following requirements:
N/SVQ Level 3 in Electrical Installation (Buildings and Structures) and BS 7671: 2018 Requirements for Electrical Installations (18th Edition) qualification.
equivalent earlier certification that includes Inspection & Testing and current BS 7671: 2018 Requirements for Electrical Installations (18th Edition) qualification.
Trainees can also enrol for the course if they meet the requirements of the Electrotechnical Assessment Specification (EAS) or have a minimum 2 years’ experience with demonstrable evidence as well as being a member of a Competent Person Scheme (CPS).
Stand-alone technical certificates/vocationally related qualifications (VRQ) (non-competency based) are NOT acceptable.
If you are unsure about your eligibility you can contact our sales team on 0800 856 4448 for more information.
Mix of theory and practical training in solar installation covering both installation and maintenance. Qualification expires after 5 years and must be refreshed.
This BPEC Solar PV course has been developed with the aim of providing electricians with the skills and knowledge required to install small scale photovoltaic (PV) systems. The course has been structured to meet the requirements of the National Occupational Standards and is recognised as a demonstration of competence for the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS).
Our 5 Day Bpec PV Course covers the following:
This 5 Day course is focussed on UK based grid connected systems. During the classroom based sessions you will cover the following:
On the last day of the course you will take your assessments. This will involve connecting up real solar panels to live inverters in our centre and ensuring they are all working correctly.
Key practical skills learnt and assessed will be:
Due to the equipment needed this course is delivered from our main training centres. The five days covers practical sessions, theory sessions with exams and assessments taking place on the last day.
You must bring the following things on day 1 of the course:
The assessments for the training course consists of a multi-choice question paper and a short written answer paper and a practical assessment job sheet.
The time allocated to each are as follows:
Please note that you must bring photographic ID such as a passport or driving license with you in order to sit the assessments on this course.
No books are required.
BPEC SOLAR PV COURSE
Our Leeds student Miles, who has completed our BPEC Solar PV course mentions what he enjoys about the course. He wants to broaden his electrical knowledge with renewable energy set to grow in popularity over the coming years.
Miles is looking to install solar panels for residential customers as a self-employed electrician. To view more testimonials and case studies please click here.
We understand that some of the courses can be difficult to pay all at once, therefore, on our longer courses you can Pay As You Train, which means you pay week by week interest-free.
Pay As You Train is only available on our longer courses. Typically we will agree on a payment plan with you, where you will pay a deposit, and then pay a set amount 21 days before each class start date.
£166.00 (£198.00 inc VAT)
£483.00 (£580.00 inc VAT)
£12.50 (£15.00 inc VAT)
£146.00 (£175.00 inc VAT)
£225.00 (£270.00 inc VAT)
This qualification needs to be renewed every five years.
OUR CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE
Phoenix House has raised the bar for electrical training centres in the UK. It’s situated east of Leeds, just off of the M1 / A1. This makes it easily accessible from Leeds, Sheffield, Hull, York, Harrogate and all over Yorkshire.
Our centre in Central London is based right next to the old bailey, Smithfield Market and St Barts Hospital. We currently only offer electrical courses for experienced electricians from Central London.