Solar PV Installation

Learn all the important steps necessary for a successful and secure solar PV installation.

Next Solar PV Installation course date:

May 11, 2017
- Johannesburg -
R5750 (ex. VAT)

27 July 2017 Johannesburg 2 Day(s) R 5750 (ex. Vat)
14 September 2017 Johannesburg 2 Day(s) R 5750 (ex. Vat)
9 November 2017 Johannesburg 2 Day(s) R 5750 (ex. Vat)



The course will cover all the steps involved in an installation including the pitfalls to consider before and during the installation.

Terra Firma Solutions’ experts have developed this course based on their extensive experience in the field.

For anyone who is interested in becoming a Solar PV Installer, this comprehensive and professional course will take you through all the necessary steps, from receiving the engineering design, to the final commissioning stage.

This course is not product orientated like many other courses. It will give you the fundamental knowledge of the different technologies available enabling you to make the best decisions yourself.


What to expect from the course

This is a comprehensive professional course for anyone who is interested in becoming a Solar PV Installer. Our facilitator will take you through the necessary steps from receiving the engineering design to the final commissioning stage.

After attending the course, you will understand how to maintain a safe working environment during the installation process of a Solar PV plant.

The facilitator will share and explain the typical tools and systems required for an installation and will show you how the various components of a Solar PV plant are installed.

The course will cover the typical tests that need to be conducted when commissioning a Solar PV plant and which documents need to be included when handing over a functioning plant.

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Benefits of attending the course


  • Learn the step by step process of a Solar PV Installation.
  • Learn from experienced professionals in the industry.
  • Understand typical pitfalls of an installation and how they can be avoided.
  • Gain Solar PV installation skills that can be applied immediately in the field.
  • Understand how to maintain a safe working environment during the installation process of a Solar PV plant.
  • Gain an understanding of the typical tests to perform when commissioning a Solar PV plant.
  • Understand which tasks and documents need to be completed before handing over a functioning site.

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Who should attend?

  • Individuals interested in starting a career in Solar PV Installation
  • Solar PV Project Managers who need to have a comprehensive understanding of the installation phase
  • Staff members involved in the Solar PV installation phase
  • Company owners and managers in the Solar PV industry who need to understand the installation process
  • Individuals who want to learn more about Solar PV

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We are available to talk you through any course material
or answer any questions you may have.

Bianca Lindemann

Phone: 021 300 1620
Mobile: 082 424 5540
Robyn Barron

Phone: 011 568 0768

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Did you know?

Terra Firma Academy courses are developed by the experts at Terra Firma Solutions.
Terra Firma Solutions

Terra Firma Solutions is a leading energy engineering solution provider who deliver a start-to-end solution, beginning with strategy development, leading to project implementation, support and maintenance.


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Suite 1B, Ground Office Floor Level
Madison Place, Alphen Office Park
7806 Constantia

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Tel: 021 300 1620 (Robyn Barron)

Fax: 021 300 1621

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9-00 am to 5pm

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20 Woodlands Drive
Johannesburg 2191

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Phone: 011 568 0768
Fax: 011 568 0767

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