By the end of 2015 this training course had been presented to more than 1000 electricians, engineers
and entrepreneurs since 2013.

Knowledge of the sector and technology is key to the sustainable growth of the industry and thereby have been creating a hub of local information on solar PV installations, products and contractors from which candidates attending should benefit.

Our training material only covers locally available products and explores the effect of local conditions on solar PV. This is a practical course for candidates that are ready to handle more information on PV.

Learn about and use the various parameters to design and calculate panels, fuse sizes and batteries.

This course covers installation principles and system design from a practical point of view.

See what to look out for when doing PV installations in order to reduce your risk as a contractor & increase your profit as an EPC.

The course consists of the following modules:

  • The sun as a resource
  • PV Technology
  • Cable calculations
  • Earthing and SPD’s
  • Inverters
  • Batteries
  • Combiner boxes
  • Mounting structures
  • Standards
  • Energy efficiency & demand assessment
  • Off-grid
  • Design of grid tie systems
  • Safety

Safety: Indemnity forms might need to be completed in some classes, there may be physical testing of systems in which case safety gloves & or goggles will prevent accidental contact & reduce risks associated with physical activity.

The admission fee of R1500.00 is payable before the commencement of the course and limited to 20 people per class.

Cost includes lunch, training materials, equipment to do the practical.

Next course


4 to 5 June

23 to 24 July

10 to 11 September

31 Oct to 1 November

The course starts at 08:30 to 17:00

Ellies Training Centre
Cnr. of Eloff ext. and Inglestone rd.
Village Deep

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For more information, inquiries or to register, please call us on +27(0) 10 110 0181 or email us at or complete the sign up form.