Solar PV Course

This regulated qualification Level 3 Award In the Installation and Maintenance of Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Systems is for those wishing to achieve a nationally recognised qualification in the installation and maintenance of small scale grid tied Photovoltaic systems. This qualification is based upon the National Occupational Standards as published by industry and is recognised by the Microgeneration Certification Scheme registration bodies & SEAI Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland as an acceptable qualification to join the scheme.

Level 3 Award In the Installation and Maintenance of Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Systems

  • Course overview

    LOGIC Certification - Level 3 Award In the Installation and Maintenance of Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Systems

    • Know the requirements to install, commission and handover small scale solar photovoltaic systems
    • Install, commission and handover small scale solar photovoltaic systems
    • Know the requirements to inspect, service and maintain small scale solar photovoltaic systems
    • Inspect, service and maintain small scale solar photovoltaic systems
  • Entry Requirements

    LOGIC Certification - Level 3 Award In the Installation and Maintenance of Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Systems.It is a requirement that any learner wishing to undertake this qualifcation should hold a Level 3 Electrotechnical NVQ qualification or similar.

  • Do I need this course?

    This regulated qualification is for those wishing to achieve a nationally recognised qualification in the installation & maintenance of small scale grid tied Photovoltaic systems. This qualification is based upon the national occupational standards as published by the industry & is recognised by the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) & the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) as an acceptable qualification for joining their Schemes.

  • Course content/Syllabus
    • Know the health and safety risks and safe systems of work associated with solar photovoltaic system installation work
    • Know the requirements of the relevant regulations/ standards relating to practical installation, testing and commissioning activities for solar photovoltaic system installation work
    • Know the fundamental differences between a.c and d.c circuits within solar photovoltaic systems
    • Know the purpose of solar photovoltaic system components
    • Know the types, silicon characteristics and typical conversion efficiencies of solar photovoltaic modules
    • Know the fundamental design principles used to determine solar photovoltaic system module array size and position requirements.
    • Know the preparatory work required for solar photovoltaic system installation work
    • Know the layouts and the requirements for installing solar photovoltaic module arrays
    • Know solar photovoltaic system d.c and a.c circuit installation layouts within the scope of the relevant Engineering Recommendation for grid tied systems
    • Know solar photovoltaic system protection techniques and components
    • Know the requirements to test and commission solar photovoltaic systems
    • Know the requirements to handover solar photovoltaic systems
    • Know how to plan and prepare for the installation of a solar photovoltaic system
    • Know how to install solar photovoltaic system components
    • Know how to inspect and test a new solar photovoltaic system installation
    • Know how to commission a new solar photovoltaic system installation
    • Know how to handover a new solar photovoltaic system installation
    • Know the requirements for the routine inspection, service and maintenance of solar photovoltaic system installations
    • Know how to diagnose faults in solar photovoltaic system installations
    • Know how to rectify faults in solar photovoltaic systems
    • Know how to undertake the routine service and maintenance of a solar photovoltaic system installation
    • Know how to undertake fault diagnosis work on solar photovoltaic system installations
    • Know how to undertake fault rectification work on solar photovoltaic system installations
  • Need extra time to revise?

    Please Note: Your exam will take place at the end of the course. However, if you feel you require additional study time, you may choose to come back at the end of the next course (Please inform your class tutor if you wish to delay your exam time until the end of the next available course) for more information refer to our website Terms & Conditions of Service

  • Reading Material/Test book Required?

    Reading material is provided during the course

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