Key facts at a glance
Why take this BPEC Solar PV course?
If you intend to work in the solar pv industry this course is a must. It will count towards MCS accreditation in Solar PV technology. This BPEC course has different entry requirements to the City & Guilds 2399 qualification making it a viable option for domestic installers as well as fully qualified electricians.
We are the first and only electrical training company to carry out the working at height training at height on our specially designed buildings incorporating real roofs. As part of this course you will be using ginn wheels, pulleys and working on real scaffolding. As you will be training at height, it is essential you do already have a health and safety qualification before attending this 4 day course.
Is this solar PV Course for me?
You must have passed your 17th edition wiring regs and will be required to supply a copy of your certificate on the first day of the course.
You will be Part P registered or already have the ability to work to the standard required to join a competent person’s scheme or can provide evidence of Inspection and Testing.
Candidates who are not registered on a Part P scheme will be required to do so before they can later gain MCS accreditation.
If you do not already hold a health and safety qualification please check out our 5 day course.
4 Day BPEC Solar Panel Installation
With this Trade Skills 4U course you will receive an extra days training compared to the normal 3 day BPEC course in order to provide you with hands on, practical experience of installing solar PV equipment. We will deliver the theory and technical guidance as you work with the relevant equipment in your hands on our specially designed training roof.
This course is designed to give you the necessary skills for basic design, installation, commission and servicing of Solar PV systems. It will also deliver a certificate of competence to individuals who wish to apply to join the MCS Installer Scheme.
Photovoltaic Panels in context of Renewable Technologies
How a Photovoltaic System Works – Principles and Components
Design of a PV System
Installation of a PV System
Commissioning and Client Hand-Over
Maintenance and Fault Finding
Exams and Assesments
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:
Multi-choice question Paper 1: 1 hour 40 minutes
Design Calculation Paper 2: 1 hour
Practical Assessment Paper 3: 2 hours
Text books required:
A course manual will be supplied on the first day of this solar PV training course. Candidates can keep these manuals following completion of this course.
Please call one of our course advisors on 01293 529777 or book online today.