Course Details


Start Date: 22 Oct 18
End Date: 26 Oct 18
Fee: R 12000.00 incl. VAT per person


Vivian Bluemel
+27 021 825 9713
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Province: Western Cape
Suburb: Bellville
City: Cape Town

Solar: Course 5 (2018) - Super Solar School


The Super Solar School is a one week training which includes the following 3 courses:

  • Solar Power Sunrise Intermediate Course,
  • Solar Power Technician Course,
  • Solar Power Designer back-up Course,

Course objective (Applicability): 

Super Solar School participants are able to design, plan and quote for the installation of state-of the-art PV roof-top back-up systems and to install and operate them.

Entry Requirements: None

Main topics: 

Intermediate topics: Electro technical basics (series, parallel connection, current, voltage and their influence on yields, I-V-characteristic curve), PV system concepts   (stand-alone, grid-tied, back-up), PV plant components (incl. batteries) and data sheets, site survey and customer consultation, design of a small grid-tied PV plant,  economical efficiency, legislative issues and quality assurance (e.g. RAL GZ 966).

Designer topics: Planning and design of grid-tied PV systems, calculation of roof-top PV systems with and without simulation programs (6 week software license included), extension of grid-tied systems to back-up systems, fault finding and quality assurance.

Technician topics: Site preparation, tools and equipment, basics of grid-tied PV system installation, commissioning and maintenance, joint installation of a training PV system and post installation (routine inspection, data capturing, trouble shooting).