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Solar Photovoltaic Qualification Course

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Who is it for?

Technicians and individuals intending to learn how to install, maintain and repair Solar Photovoltaic equipment.

Design engineers.


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Live Virtual Classroom OR Online Distance Learning from Your Home

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Courses run on a regular basis, Live Virtual ClassroomLIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE


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Course Content

Composition of the light
Photovoltaic effect
Photovoltaic cells
Daily/ annual energy
Positioning of the modules
Photovoltaic Energy
Photovoltaic Illumination
Planning and designing a photovoltaic installation
The electric load
Costs and evaluation of the economical solutions
Maintenance and reliability
Practical solutions
Typologies and modality of installation
Integration of the photovoltaic modules in the building structure
Payback time
Economical perspectives

GMC Certificate

Certificate of Participation provided.

On successful completion of this course, participants are eligible to sit the Qualification provided with the REI:
Photovoltaic (PV) Arrays

OR the Exam for the:

Galileo Master Certificate (GMC)

The internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate (GMC) has been achieved by participants worldwide for over 40 years, from organisations such as Coca Cola, Mitsubishi, United Nations UNDP, Siemens, Cambridge University, Oxfam GB, Tesco, the Royal Air Force, Ferrero, Honeywell and many more.

Current Part-Funded Price:

Distance Learning Course

£540 as a standalone course


£324 as part of an Energy Expert Certificate pathway

The Solar Photovoltaic course price includes exam for Galileo Master Certificate; live training; course materials; Certificate of Participation and is inclusive of VAT.

Limited part-funding available, enquire by completing the form below

*Spaces are limited, we therefore recommend reserving your space as soon as possible.

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After being on numerous PV courses with a number of companies, I found this course to be the most professional, in every way - tutor, exams, information given & explained.

-Geoffrey Otto, recent participant of the Solar Photovoltaic course

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The course gave me detailed knowledge and competency to design, install and operate Photovoltaic systems. I intend to apply these skills in various sustainability projects in the health sector in Malaysia.

-Tuan Haji Tauran Zaidi Ahmad Zaidi - Ministry of Health, Malaysia

Solar installations and the Solar Photovoltaic Qualification

The course was filled with very useful information for my career. I am currently working on developing PV and energy storage projects and this course will help me a lot in my current role and future career aspirations.

-National Grid - Soolmaz Moshiri, Solar Photovoltaic Participant

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