Solar Photovoltaic (Solar PV) Sales and Surveying (SPVSS)

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1 Day
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course will provide you with the required knowledge of Solar PV in order to successfully survey and sell installations to prospective customers. As well as giving the expertise of selling and surveying Solar PV systems, this course will also familiarise you with Solar PV Technologies, the Feed in Tariff (FiT), understanding the Micro-generation Certification Scheme (MCS) and will also cover building regulations and planning permission.
Who is This Course For?
This course is designed for those who are involved in the implementation of the written scheme, and who are responsible for maintaining site log books.

Key Learning Areas
  • Background and the need to have Solar PV systems
  • Basic Solar PV operation
  • MCS requirements
  • Feed in Tariffs
  • Understanding the basic steps to Solar PV installation
  • Roof orientation, roof pitch, roof covering and basic roof construction
  • Basic wiring installations (AC and DC)
  • Shading - how shading effects yield of the Solar PV system
  • SAP calculations
  • Calculating payback periods
  • Completing a survey and risk assessment form
  • Practical assessment of domestic dwelling