LCL Awards Level 3 Award In the Installation and Maintenance of Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Systems (LCL-SPV-3)

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Key Details

  • Starts: 25 June 2024 at 9:00am
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Code: 5156
  • Available Places: 2
  • Cost: £650
  • Location: ETT

Overview

LCL Awards Level 3 Award In the Installation and Maintenance of Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Systems (LCL-SPV-3)

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Itinerary

  • Day 1: 25th June 2024
  • Day 2: 26th June 2024
  • Day 3: 27th June 2024 [exam & practical]

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Course Overview

This course is for experienced electricians wishing to achieve a nationally recognised qualification in the installation and maintenance of small-scale grid tied photovoltaic systems. This qualification is based upon the National Occupational Standards as published by industry and is recognised by the Microgeneration Certification Scheme registration bodies as an acceptable qualification to join the scheme.

Who is this course for

This qualification is aimed at experienced and practicing electrical operatives. On application
for the qualification, ETT will carry out an Initial Assessment of the learner’s capability to
complete the qualification.

Learners holding the following will confirm their suitability to enrol on the qualification:

  • Level 3 Electrotechnical vocational qualification which includes the initial verification
    and certification of electrical installations, and a
  • BS 7671 Requirements for Electrical Installations (current edition) qualification.

Learners not holding the above qualifications, will be required to provide evidence of suitable alternative qualifications and/or provide confirmation of their related work experience, skills and knowledge of current electrical regulations.

Course information

You will receive both practical and theoretical training in the following areas:

  • 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

Structure

This course is designed to provide installers with the knowledge, skills and understanding to install, commission and maintain solar photovoltaic panels and systems. Within the course you will cover

  • The solar resource
  • System configurations
  • Solar system design
  • Solar modules
  • Solar module mounting structures & arrays
  • Electrical wiring of the solar system and associated components
  • Grid-connected solar systems
  • Charge controllers
  • Batteries
  • Practical PV wiring and maintenance sessions
  • Sizing solar systems
  • System testing & commissioning

Course materials

• BS 7671 Requirements for Electrical Installations
• IET Code of Practice for Grid Connected Solar Photovoltaic Systems
• IET Guidance Note 3 Inspection & Testing
• MCS Documents MGD 002, 003 & 005

Exams and Assessments

  • Online multiple choice exam [50 mins]
  • Short written response questions
  • Practical assessment

Please note your first attempt at the exam and assessment is included in the price of this course.  Any subsequent resits will incur a fee.

 

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