- This course program is designed for those who intend to pursue a career in renewable
Solar PV System design and installation such as:
- This course program unites participants from a wide range of personal backgrounds
- Participants of this solar energy training will be able to:
Understand different types of
renewable energy sources.
Properly design and size solar
photovoltaic power systems.
Demonstrate safe working
Identify and describe basic
functions of different components of PV systems.
Understand features of solar PV
system configurations and applications: DC systems, stand-alone, Hybrid systems/grid
Understand AC and DC electricity
and explain their differences
Explain the relationship
between: power, voltage, current, electric charge and energy.
Perform professional energy
Give energy efficiency and
energy management advice to clients.
Describe the differences among
various PV cell technologies.
Identify meters used with PV
systems and key points of meter use and safety.
More Learning Outcomes
Use energy meters and clamp on
Define and list characteristics
of series and parallel circuits, and review the application of these connections to
ensure system compatibility.
Define factors that impact the
amount of peak sun hours reaching the array.
Identify tilt angle and
orientation that provides maximum energy production.
Identify data required to size
and design solar PV systems.
Identify common PV mounting
options; list advantages and disadvantages of different mounting options.
Identify the different types of
inverter technologies and list their advantages and disadvantages.
Describe some installation tips
and techniques for the different types of solar PV systems.
Determine the correct wiring
configuration of PV modules for a given application.
- The course content is categorized into four broad areas:
Inverter/battery design and
Solar photovoltaic system design
Solar water technology.
Renewable energy marketing,
management and entrepreneurship training.
- N/B: The training duration is three months and it is divided
into two sections for effective delivery: Classroom Learning and Experience Program.
The classroom takes one month
period during which students are exposed to various theoretical learnings and
background in Solar Photovoltaic System Design and installations.
The Experience program covers a
period of two months where students have practical exposure required to work
independently and develop their career after graduation.