Solar PV Courses

Solar PV Courses will provide you with the technical skills required to both install and commission Solar PV systems.

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Solar PV Courses

Looking to get into Solar? Not sure which solar PV installer course is right for you? Don't worry, here at Avand we have searched high and low to bring you the very best solar PV installation courses across the UK, to help you on the way to a bright, environmentally friendly future! Just fill out an enquiry form to find the ideal course for you.

The NICEIC Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Certificate in Installing & Testing Domestic Photovoltaic Systems is highly respected nationally and is fully accredited. It will provide you with the technical skills required to both install and commission solar PV systems.

This very well-regarded solar PV installer course will equip you with a thorough knowledge of the requisite Building Regulations including all relevant standards, guidelines and codes of practice.

In an area which is continually evolving and developing, it is important to keep up-to-date with the latest technology in the industry. Each of the solar PV installation courses we recommend are taught by industry experts and will keep you abreast of all the latest developments.

Who can take Solar PV Installation Courses?

NICEIC solar PC courses will require a good level of electrical competence.  If you do not have a Part P certificate already, it is recommended that you work towards this before enrolling on solar PV courses.

There is no specific entry requirement for solar PV installation courses; however, it is strongly recommended that you hold a relevant qualification prior to enrolment. The suggested minimum requirement is a City & Guilds 17th edition certificate.

What is covered in a Solar PV Installer Course?

The solar PV courses recommended by Avand will equip you with the highly desirable skills you need:

  • Thorough knowledge of photovoltaic systems
  • Comprehensive understanding of standards, regulations, guidelines and codes of practice
  • Expertise in solar PV installation, commissioning and testing
  • Exceptional customer care
  • Full understanding of photovoltaic safety
  • Knowledge of system components
  • Installation and commission of basic grid connected PV systems
  • Knowledge of basic roofing techniques
  • Knowledge to undertake fault diagnosis on modules and array
  • Knowledge and ability to connect systems to the grid via domestic distribution boards
  • Ability to carry out measurement of open circuit voltage and short circuit currents for modules, strings and arrays
  • Knowledge to perform operational testing for an inverter
  • Ability to position fix and install at height
  • Ability to position fix and install inverters, meters and customer display panels
  • Ability to label in accordance with G83/1 and G59/1


If you'd like to add solar PV installation to your existing skill set or you're looking to kick start your career as a full time solar installer, Avand's recommended solar PV installation courses can get you to where you want to go. We find the best courses which taught by industry experts in state-of-the art facilities with small class sizes and with impressive pass rates. Fill out an enquiry form to find high quality solar PV courses in your area.

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