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This course can only be taken as an extension to the 2399-13. 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.

£475Inc VAT & Fees


This City & Guilds qualification can only be taken as an extension to the current City & Guilds 2399-13 Courses in installing solar PV equipment. This 3 day course will show you how to maintain and service solar PV equipment allowing you to provide a valuable added service to your customers.

This will also help generate a regular stream of income and give you the ability to provide a fully rounded service to all for all of your installations.

Full Course Title: Level 3 Award in the Installation and Maintenance of Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Systems (2399-14) 



Why take this 2399-14 Solar PV course?

This City & Guilds 2399 -14 unit will extend your existing knowledge of Solar PV installation. Currently demand for solar PV installation is high, however as the current crop of installations age there will be increased demand for servicing and maintenance.

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 / Who’s it for?

You must have just completed the 2399-13 course in order to take this 2399-14 course.

2399-14 Course Content:

We will give you the theory whilst teaching you on real life solar PV equipment. This course covers:

The requirements for the routine inspection, service and maintenance of solar photovoltaic system installations

How to diagnose faults in solar photovoltaic system installations

How to rectify faults in solar photovoltaic systems

Exams & Qualifications

Course certification is awarded upon successful completion of both the written and practical assessments, this certificate can then be used as evidence of your training and ability to install and commission PV systems and will be vital to gaining MCS accreditation.

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.



“Compliments to terry- knows his stuff” Ian Miller 2399 16/19/13

“Cracking teaching, very knowledgeable” Simon Potter 2399 17/09/13

“ I came to you for your reputation! I’d like a Tradeskills4U mug think of it as free advertising” 2399 27/09/13

“Excellent course well delivered would defiantly book course again” Darrell Heald 2399 27/09/13


Text books required:

None. All course materials will be supplied.


What experience do I need ?

N/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.

What is the difference between the bpec and city and guilds solar course ?

The 2399 is aimed at larger scale arrays for electricians working in commercial and domestic sectors.


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