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City and Guilds Accredited Photovoltaic Sales and Surveyors Course

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Please contact us for further details on course dates, duration times and course fees, 0845 2600 966

City and Guilds Accredited Photovoltaic Sales and Surveyors Course (Worcester)


1 day
£150 plus VAT
£75 (plus VAT) for Certification / Manual
£225.00 plus VAT

Photovoltaic Sales and Surveyors course Overview

  • 1 day Photovoltaic Sales and Surveyor training course
  • Aimed at companies and individuals wishing to successfully survey and sell PV installations to prospective customers
  • Small training groups
  • City & Accredited Certificate issued at the end of the course
  • Full payment due on booking
This Sales and Surveyor training course is available at our Edinburgh location as a bespoke event please call to discuss your requirements.

Photovoltaic Sales and Surveyors course Overview

Course Summary

This Photovoltaic Sales and Surveyor training course will give companies and individuals the knowledge of PV in order that they can successfully survey and sell PV installations to prospective customers. As well as giving the expertise of selling and surveying PV systems, this course will also familiarise you with PV Technologies, the Feed in Tariff (FiT), understanding the Micro-generation Certification Scheme (MCS) and will also cover Building Regulations and Planning Permission.

Course Objectives

The objective of the Photovoltaic Sales and Surveyor training course is to give the delegates the understanding of how to survey and sell PV systems to customers, increase their knowledge of PV installations and conditions which could affect installations of PV systems, how to calculate the estimated system energy yields and estimated payback periods to be able to provide the customer with a quotation.


Who will benefit from the Photovoltaic Sales and Surveyor training course

This sales and surveyors course is aimed at those companies and individuals who are about to or have just been approved for MCS PV installer certification, counter staff, customer facing installers, contract negotiators and sales staff who are either direct or telesales.

The UK Government has announced that from April 1st 2012 all Solar PV installations will require an energy performance certificate. This must be carried out by a qualified Energy Assessor, this is a huge opportunity for DEA's and NDEA's to offer PV surveying as part of this EPC assessment. By offering a combined EPC and PV Survey, Domestic and Non-domestic Energy Assessor can gain a new valuable revenue stream.

What will be covered:

  • Background and the need to have PV systems
  • Basic Photovoltaic Operation
  • MCS requirements
  • Feed in Tariffs
  • Understanding the basic steps to installation of PV click here for details
  • Roof orientation, roof pitch, roof covering and basic roof construction
  • Basic wiring installations (ac and dc)
  • Shading - how shading effects yield of the PV system
  • SAP calculations
  • Calculating payback periods
  • Completing a survey and risk assessment form
  • Practical assessment of domestic dwelling

Please see the Theory Overview Tab for More information.

Photovoltaic Sales and Surveyors course Overview

  • Background and the need to have PV systems
  • Basic Photovoltaic Operation
  • MCS requirements
  • Feed in Tariffs
  • Understanding the basic steps to installation of PV click here for details
  • Roof orientation, roof pitch, roof covering and basic roof construction
  • Basic wiring installations (ac and dc)
  • Shading - how shading effects yield of the PV system
  • SAP calculations
  • Calculating payback periods
  • Completing a survey and risk assessment form
  • Practical assessment of domestic dwelling

Photovoltaic Sales and Surveyors course Overview

  • Practical assessment of domestic dwellings

City and Guilds Accredited Photovoltaic Sales and Surveyors course Frequently Asked Questions:

Key course facts:

Course times: 9am to 4.30pm 
Course duration: 1 day
Payment: Full payment required on booking 


Q - Do I need any qualifications to attend this Photovoltaic Sales and Surveyor training course?

A - No, you just need to be involved in the planning and installation of solar pv panels.

Q - What are the Photovoltaic Sales and Surveyor training course times?

A - 9.00am to about 4.30pm with an hour for lunch

Q - Can I pay a deposit to secure my place on the Photovoltaic Sales and Surveyor training course?

A - Full payment for this course is required on booking

Q- How do I get more information about the City and Guilds Accredited Photovoltaic Sales and Surveyors course?

A - Call us on 0845 2600 966

Q- How do I book a place on the City and Guilds Accredited Photovoltaic Sales and Surveyors course?

A - Book online for your chosen date or call us on 0845 2600 966.

Q- Where do people come from to take this City and Guilds Accredited Photovoltaic Sales and Surveyors course?

A - We train people from all over the UK for this City and Guilds Accredited Photovoltaic Sales and Surveyors course; York, Leeds, Newcastle, Barnsley, Hull, Sheffield, Manchester, Scunthorpe, Nottingham, Chesterfield, Stockport, Liverpool, Bolton, Oldham, Warrington, Huddersfield, Dewsbury, Halifax, Harrogate, Derby, Middlesbrough, Sunderland, Darlington, Rotherham, Doncaster, Nottingham, Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, Humberside, Grimsby, Cleveland, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Lincoln, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Northern England, Midlands, Birmingham, West Midlands.

For more general frequently asked questions please see our main FAQ page.

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