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Photovoltaic Systems - Installation and Maintenance (assessment only)

This photovoltaic (PV) course is for experienced PV installers who have achieved competency in a non-NOS mapped course require QCF accreditation in order to continue installing and servicing PV systems and do not require any training. It is assessment only.

What do I learn?
This course is assessment only and covers the installation commissioning, handover, inspection and maintenance of PV systems to the new QCF framework qualification.

A training manual which accompanies the course will be sent out to you 3-4 weeks prior to attendance and you will be expected to self study in preparation for the assessments.

This course is assessed in the classroom and in the workshop by a skilled tutor. The assessment consists of an online multiple-choice exam, paper-based exam and practical assessment in the workshop.
What do I gain?
This PV course and certificate are recognised by all the current Microgeneration Certification Schemes as meeting the requirement for appropriate training in the solar thermal technology.

Successful completion of the training and assessment provides training evidence for suitably qualified individuals to include with their application for registration on a Microgeneration Certification Scheme that allows self-certification, and notification to building control departments of work completed.
What do I need?
You need to hold a 17th Edition Wiring Regulations Certificate and NVQ3 in Electrical Installation (Buildings and Structures), or an equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence.

The Level 3 Award in Understanding the Fundamental Principles of Environmental Technologies is also a prerequisite for this course.
What do I gain?
This course leads to a Level 3 award within the Qualifications and Credit Framework. The training has been mapped to National Occupational Standards, which means you are receiving the most beneficial and industry-relevant training possible. Upon completion of this course you can then progress to a Level 3 award in other environmental technologies.
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