Here at Trade Skills 4U we have a huge range of renewable energy courses including Solar PV, Renewable Energy Awareness, MCS Accreditation, Solar PV Sales and a range of plumbing based renewable courses such as solar thermal, and unvented hot water. Find your course below or simply use the search function in the top right of the screen. We are very proud of our renewable energy training centre which is the most advanced of its kind in the UK and houses a full scale training house for Solar PV Installation training. Don't forget our full range of electrician courses too!
This 22 day solar PV training course is structured to allow you, as a new entrant into the electrical industry to be become a Solar Panel installer and enter what is becoming an exciting new industry. It is our most popular renewable energy training course.
This solar PV course will provide you with both hands on practical training & theory of the City & Guilds qualification. You will be taught on our full scale single storey roof. You will able to use this course in your application for MCS accreditation in solar PV technology.
This course can only be taken as an extension to the 2399-11. It aims to give you the knowledge of correctly maintaining and servicing solar PV equipment, allowing you to provide a valuable added maintenance contract service to your customers. You will also be taught on our full scale single storey roof and get some ‘real world’ experience.
The world of solar PV is growing fast and as well as the domestic market we are seeing demand grow for ‘small’ scale installations. Any installation of a PV system over 16A per phase will be subject to different engineering recommendations and procedures than a domestic scale installation.
This health & safety course is classroom based and provides you with all the essential health and safety knowledge required for fitting solar panels. This includes working at height, manual handling, some COSHH elements and NICEIC certification.
This 1 day course is for anyone who wants to gain the knowledge and understanding of renewable energies. If you have just joined a company that works in this sector and want to learn a basic understanding of renewable energy technologies and principles then this course is ideal. It is particularly useful for marketing, sales and admin staff.
This course is intended for those who need to create their own QMS manual for MCS accreditation. Any company or contractor that intends to install Feed-in-Tariff related equipment will need to create an MCS QMS manual to become MCS Accredited. This one day course will help you on your way to building your MCS QMS manual.
This course is designed specifically for anyone looking to sell solar panel installations. It aims to give a brief overview of renewable energy whilst focusing on the details of solar PV installation to allow a sales person to skilfully sell this technology using their sales ability and the technical knowledge learned on the course.
There are no formal prerequisites to take this course, however knowledge of building and/or plumbing may be useful. This course is ideal for architects, project managers, sales people, building control or anyone that wants in depth knowledge of how solar thermal works and is installed without the need to actually install it themselves.
Unvented hot water training and certification is a requirement for any plumber who wants to work on unvented hot water systems. Part G3 of the Building Regulations defines unvented hot water systems as a “controlled service”. As such, it is a legal requirement that all unvented hot water installations are notified to the local Building Control department.
Most plumbers will be aware that at some point in the near future water will be classified as a controlled service. As such it will be essential that anyone working with a water system has the appropriate training and knowledge of water regulations.
This energy efficiency training course is primarily aimed at plumbers but could be useful for others including gas engineers and renewable energy installers. You will need to be City & Guilds Level 2 (6129) qualified in order to take this course.
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