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GRID Solar Energy Course

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Are you an engineering student or solar energy worker who is new to their field? The GRID Solar Energy Course is designed to provide a complete introduction to solar energy systems, including instructor-led guidance on how to create your own PV system.  

In this beginners course, you will start by exploring the critical components of a solar energy system, the fundamentals of solar panel production and solar energy consumption. You will also learn the basic principles of power and units, how to calculate energy yield, install solar panels and much more. This course is particularly beneficial for aspiring solar photovoltaic installers who wish to gain the skills and credentials to work in this sector. 

Your Learning Goals:

  • Design your own PV system from scratch
  • Gain a solid understanding of how solar panels and wind turbines generate renewable electricity
  • Kickstart your career as a solar photovoltaic installer
  • Get step-by-step guidance on installation, costs and payback
  • Understand how to calculate energy yield and how much energy a system generates
  • Develop your knowledge of solar radiation and photovoltaic panels
  • Explore a wide range of solar panel system software
  • Boost your professional development with this short qualification

Who is this Course for?

GRID Solar Energy Course is suitable for anyone who wants to gain extensive knowledge, potential experience and professional skills in the related field.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

CPD Certificate from Course Gate

At the successful completion of the course, you can obtain your CPD certificate from us. You can order the PDF certificate for £4.99 and the hard copy for £9.99. Also, you can order both PDF and hardcopy certificates for £12.99.

Career path

This course opens a new door for you to enter the relevant job market and also gives you the opportunity to acquire extensive knowledge along with required skills to become successful. You will be able to add our qualification to your CV/resume which will help you to stand out in the competitive job industry.

Course Curriculum

See What You Will learn 00:02:00
What is Solar Energy 00:02:00
Power & Units 00:03:00
The Components of the System (Detailed Explanation)
Solar Panels 00:04:00
Inverter 00:03:00
Peak Sun Hours and Shading Effect 00:04:00
Mounting Structure 00:03:00
Circuit Breaker 00:02:00
Design Stage & Installation Procedure
Site Survey 00:03:00
Design Steps Part 1 00:05:00
Design Steps part 2 00:08:00
Installation Procedure 00:03:00
Design Softwares
SketchUp Tools part 1 00:07:00
SketchUp Tools part 2 00:06:00
Skelion Plugin For PV Panels Integration 00:09:00
Design A system 00:07:00
Introduction to PVSYST 00:08:00
Design a System with PVSYST 00:04:00
Pricing, Payback Period, Technical and Financial Reports
Pricing 00:06:00
Payback Period 00:02:00
Technical & Finanical Reports 00:04:00
Additional Resources
Additional Resources: GRID Solar Energy Course 00:00:00

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