Solar PV Installer

Suitable for: Electricians & domestic installers looking to up skill to Solar Photovoltaic Installation Training

3 days
Course Fees:
£595 + VAT

SBS has partnered with PPL Training to provide an installer training course on Solar PV.

What qualifications must be held?

• 17th Edition Wiring Regulations OR 17th Edition and Part P

Assessment Method: Multi-choice question paper, written paper & practical assessment

Course Overview

  • How a Photovoltaic System Works – Principles and Components

  • Photovoltaic Panels in context of Renewable Technologies

  • Design and specification of solar PV systems

  • Installation of a PV System

  • Commissioning, testing & client hand-over

  • Maintenance of solar PV systems

Training Product Code



Course Benefits

• Recognised Solar PV qualification for MCS membership

• Includes H&S qualifications (Assessment only)

• Candidates must hold Part P (Full Scope) or already have the ability to work to the standard required to join a competent person’s scheme or can provide evidence of Inspection and Testing.

• Candidates must hold 17th Edition qualifications - you will be required to supply a copy of your certificate on the first day of the course

• Onsite training available at your company’s premises

Hints & Tips

• Scottish installers can take advantage of the Low Carbon Skills Fund to potentially receive funding for up to 50% of the course costs.

• The course covers all the underpinning knowledge and practical demonstration required to install Solar Photovoltaic systems.

• SBS can also offer Part P and 17th edition wiring regulations courses, which are required as a prerequisite for the installation of Solar Photovoltaic systems, please contact us for further details.

• For more information regarding the required mandatory prerequisite qualifications required to undertake this course, please contact the SBS helpline.