This programme is designed to provide participants with the skill and knowledge to determine the best product to meet their needs and the needs of their customers.


The programme will provide an extensive insight into solar photovoltaic systems and will prepare candidates for end of programme examinations.

The award is intended for qualified electricians who will be required to install grid connected domestic photovoltaic systems that are either integrated into, or retro onto, a domestic dwelling.It is concerned with domestic systems installation within prescribed specifications and therefore does not cover design or glazed or curtain wall systems. To offer specific skills and knowledge to electricians to ensure they are conversant with regulations and Code of Practice related to PV systems. The department of Trade and Industry (DTI) supports the recognition of qualified personnel within this initiative and sees PV systems as an essential part of Government policy.


  • Module 1        Photovoltaic Systems.
  • Module 2        Standards and regulations/ Guidelines and codes of Practice.
  • Module 3        Safety
  • Module 4        PV system components.
  • Module 5        Approvals
  • Module 6        Installations
  • Module 7        Commissioning and testing
  • Module 8        Customer care


TRAINEE PROFILE:           Qualified Electricians

DURATION:                          5 days

LOCATION:                          METAC Training                  

CERTIFICATION:                 City & Guilds Certificate in Installing & Testing of Domestic Systems 

Please Note:

Application Forms with all details including payment must be completed before training/assessment commences. Three recent photographs (passport style and size in colour) must be submitted with each application.

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