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SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS

Assessment Information

 

This course has developed with the aim of providing electricians with the skills and knowledge required to install small scale photovoltaic (PV) systems to single phase supplies. The course has been structured to meet the requirements of the National Occupational Standards and is recognised as a demonstration of competence for the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS)

Pre-requisites

 

Trainees should hold a formal craft qualification e.g. N/SVQ 3 in Electrical Installation (Buildings and Structures) or equivalent earlier certification that includes Inspection & Testing or a recognised Part P competence certification that includes Inspection & Testing and a BS 7671: 2008 Requirements for Electrical Installations (17th Edition) qualification.
Trainees can also enrol for the course if they meet the requirements of the Electrotechnical Assessment Specification (EAS).
Also by providing 2 years experience with demonstrable evidence as well as being a member of a Competent Person Scheme (CPS)

Further Information

Assessments normally consist of a combination of practical and theory examinations.

This certification meets the requirements for MCS operators.

This course and assessment is not regulated by OFQUAL

Expiry Information

 

Certificates are normally valid for 5 years.

Useful Information

 

Such a course is a requirement of the Minimum Technical Competency document for PV installers and is recognised by the MCS operators as evidence of suitable training.

This 3 day course will enable candidates to select the most appropriate solar Photovoltaic system for a property to meet the client’s needs and to commission and handover the system. It will also provide an understanding of all the legal issues surrounding the installation of these systems and guidance on completion and submission of all the appropriate notification

Training Materials

 

 

The course and manual cover:

  • 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
  • Control and power requirements
  • System commissioning and handover to client
  • Course Duration   3 days

  • You will need to bring with you

  • Candidate name and address
  • Candidate National Insurance number
  • 2 passport sized photographs
  • A declaration of the category for the individual making the application
  • Copy of qualifications

Oxford Energy Academy Ltd

Avenue One

Station Lane

Witney 

Oxfordshire

OX28 4XZ

 

Tel: 01993 771155

e.mail: info@oxford-energy-academy.co.uk

 

Reception hours

A team member will be available to talk to you from

8.30am to 5.00pm Mon to Fri. 8.30am to 12.30pm Sat

 

You can also use our contact form.

 

 

Oxford Energy Academy Ltd

Avenue One

Station Lane

Witney 

Oxfordshire

OX28 4XZ

 

Tel: 01993 771155

e.mail: info@oxford-energy-academy.co.uk

 

Reception hours

A team member will be available to talk to you from

8.30am to 5.00pm Mon-Fri

8.30am to 12.30pm Sat.


You can also use our contact form.

 

 

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