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Installation & Maintenance of Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Systems City & Guilds 2399-12 Level 3 Award

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    For more information or to enrol onto this course, please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email training@bedford.ac.uk

This qualification suitable if you want to gain a basic understanding of small scale environmental technologies to allow you to advise home owners. During the course you will learn, develop and demonstrate the knowledge required for employment and/or career progression in environmental technologies within the building services engineering sector. This qualification acts as continuing professional development for qualified electricians, plumbers and mechanical engineers who wish to broaden their skills. You will gain an in-depth knowledge of environmental technologies and the competence to install and maintain these in the home environment.

Entry requirements

To begin this course you will need to have obtained the N/SVQ 3 in Electrical Installation (Buildings and Structures) or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence. In addition, if not included in the above current certification you will need to have achieved the BS 7671: 2018 Requirements for Electrical Installations (18th Edition) Certification. Standalone vocationally related qualifications (technical certificates) are not acceptable as an alternative to the NVQ awards stated above.

Course content

You will study the following units:

  • Knowing the fundamental working principles, installation options and regulatory requirements for micro renewable energy and water conservation technologies
  • Knowing the requirements to install, commission and handover small scale solar photovoltaic systems
  • Installing, commissioning and handover of small scale solar photovoltaic systems
  • Knowing the requirements to inspect, service and maintain small scale solar photovoltaic systems
  • Inspecting, servicing and maintaining small scale solar photovoltaic systems.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed via an online exam, as well as a practical exam at the end of the second day (55 minutes), third day (90 minutes) and fourth day (40 minutes) of the course.

Further study and career options

On completion of each of these qualifications candidates may progress into employment or to one of the other following City & Guilds qualifications:

  • 2399-13 City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the Installation of Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Systems
  • 2399-14 City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the Installation and Maintenance of Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Systems
  • 2399-23 City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the Installation of Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems
  • 2399-24 City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the Installation and Maintenance of Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems
  • 2399-33 City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the Installation of Heat Pump Systems (Non-refrigerant circuits)
  • 2399-34 City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the Installation and Maintenance of Heat Pump Systems (Non-refrigerant circuits)
  • 2399-43 City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the Installation of Water Harvesting and Re-use Systems
  • 2399-44 City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the Installation and Maintenance of Water Harvesting and Re-use Systems.

Course Information & How to Apply

To book onto this course please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email training@bedford.ac.uk

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
4 days 11/05/2020 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 9.00 am - 5.00 pm £750 Cauldwell Street D1415S1

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