This qualification allows the learner to acquire underpinning knowledge and related skills for the installation of small scale solar photovoltaic systems. This qualification has a knowledge and performance unit which between them cover the competencies for the installation of small-scale solar PV systems. It is specifically for electricians who wish to upgrade their skills.
Learners must be at least 19 years old and have an N/SVQ 3 in Electrical Installation (Buildings and Structures) or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence. In addition, if not included in the above, current certification of BS 7671 Requirements for Electrical Installations.
This course consists of the following four units:
- 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
Method of Assessment
The qualification is assessed by a mixture of an on-screen exam, and practical assessment.
Level 3 Award in the Installation of Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Systems