Why take the City & Guilds 2399-13 Solar PV Installation?


The City & Guilds 2399-13 course is the main qualification you need to achieve in order to become a qualified and MCS accredited Solar PV installer. Following this course you can also qualify in maintenance of Solar PV equipment. This City & Guilds qualification is very thorough and is very highly regarded throughout the world. Combining this with our exceptional facilities ensures a first class training experience. After training on our specially designed single storey training roof we aim to send you confident that you can undertake a real solar PV installation the very next day.

Course overview

Full Course Title: Level 3 Award in the Installation of Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Systems (2399-13)

Why take this City & Guilds 2399-13 Solar PV course?

This City & Guilds 2399 solar PV course will give you a solid grounding and hands on experience in fitting real solar PV equipment. We have worked hard to make our centre the best which is why we are currently the only training company in the UK to carry out this training on a single storey training roof. You will receive hands on training with PAF bags, ginn wheels, pulleys and real solar panels on 2 different types of tiles.

This market is booming and there is a huge demand for Solar PV installers. As an existing domestic electrical installer this qualification could take your career to a whole new level.

The City & Guilds 2399-13 qualification is recognised by the MCS accreditation board and will be an important step to gaining MCS accreditation in Solar PV installation. Check out our MCS FAQ’s for more information.

Entry Requirements / Is it for you?

This 2399 Solar PV course is intended for qualified electricians who want to install grid connected domestic photovoltaic systems that are either integrated into, or retro fitted onto, a domestic property. You will need the following:

  • NVQ ( or SVQ) 3 in Electrical Installation (Building Structures) or equivalent earlier certification (e.g. 2356)
  • If not covered by the above you must also have passed your 17th Edition Wiring Regulations.
  • Candidates must be over 18 years old.

Please contact us for advice as to whether or not you are suitable on 01293 529777. If you do not meet this criteria you may wish to consider our BPEC PV course may be more suitable for you.

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