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This course combines the NICEIC health & safety training and certification with hands on experience of fitting solar panels on our specially designed training roof.

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This course combines the health and safety training and certification with hands on experience of fitting solar panels on our specially designed training roof.

Once complete you will have knowledge of how to fit Solar Panels at height using specialist equipment , as well gaining a health and safety certificate which will allow you work on a building site. It will count towards MCS accreditation should you decide to pursue it.



Book this two day course and save money compared to booking these two courses on their own.

1 Day Health & Safety

1 Day Solar PV for Roofers

Who's it for?

Anyone intending on working at height with Solar Panels. In particular it would be suitable for trainees or new starters in the industry who may be working along side experienced and qualified installers.

You may already be a roofer or working at height in the industry but need to gain your Health & Safety certification.

What's included?

This is a two day course split out as follows:

Day 1

The first day is classroom based. You will receive instruction on Manual Handling, Working at Height and CoSHH. At the end of the day you will then take 3 assessments. Topics covered include:

Outline the main requirements of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992

Develop systems and procedures for carrying out and recording manual handling risk assessment

Make recommendations on how to eliminate and control manual handling risks

Why falls from height cause more deaths than any other workplace activity

The requirements of existing legislation and the changes and impact of the new regulations

Safe working procedures for the various types of access equipment

The required risk assessment based approach and planning for all work at height

Limitations on use of ladders and steps

Criteria for selection of access equipment

Requirements regarding training and competence of personnel using access equipment

Duties placed upon designers

Identify the requirements of the COSHH Regulations

Apply the requirements of COSHH to their own workplace

Carry out simple risk assessments and recognise when specialist support is needed


Day 2

Practical Implementation of Health and safety in Manual Handling and Working at Height

Basic theory and environmental background

Different types of solar PV technology

Installation of solar PV systems (Fitting the panels to the roof, not connecting the electrical components)

On this second day you will get harnessed up and get stuck in. You will implement the theory and get practical experience of working with real solar panels, fitting them to roofs and using the equipment associated with the Solar PV Industry (such as PAF bags)


You will take 3 assessments at the end of the first day for:


Working at Heights

Manual Handling




No books required.




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