GREEN Solar Academy

Onsite solar installation courses - SuperSolarSchool

Together with our partner GREEN Solar Academy we offer solar installation courses in the following cities: Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Pretoria. The course "SuperSolarSchool" provides you with everything you need to know about solar PV. In the 5 days of training all important topics are covered and all sessions focus on practical application. 

What you will learn in the 5 days of training

  • Electrotechnical basics and functionality of PV systems
  • How to install PV systems correctly according to international standards
  • How to plan, manage and sell a project
  • How to size the system including the battery pack according to the client’s requirements

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Perfect learning conditions

GREEN Solar Academy successfully implements a range of interactive exercises and actively involves course participants to allow them to get the most out of the course. All SuperSolarSchool course contents are straightforward and interesting to follow. Lecturers with practical experience give you an insight into the industry and facilitate your successful start in solar photovoltaics. 

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Ace your SAPVIA PV GreenCard assessment

The SuperSolarSchool was created hand in hand with the DGS (German Solar Energy Society) and follows the curriculum of the SAPVIA 5-day Solar PV Installer course. The course is the ideal preparation and recommended course before doing the SAPVIA PV GreenCard PV assessment.

Training schedule details

  • What you will learn in the 5 days course?

    Day 1 and 2:

    • 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 system components (incl. batteries), reading of data sheets
    • Basics of grid-tied PV system installation

    Day 3: 

    • Site preparation, tools and equipment,
    • Practical installation of a grid-tied PV system incl. commissioning
    • Post installation (routine inspection, data capturing, trouble shooting, operation and maintenance).

    Day 4 and 5:

    • Project management (timeline, laws and regulation, procedures)
    • Site survey and on-site inspection
    • Planning and design of grid-tied PV systems (with and without battery storage), calculation of roof-top PV systems with and without simulation programs (4 week software license PV Sol Premium included), extension of grid-tied systems to back-up systems, fault finding and quality assurance
    • Sales, marketing and customer consultation
  • For whom is the training suitable?
    • Solar Newcomers
    • Installers in need of PV GreenCard qualification
    • Employees of solar companies (sales, management and technical staff)
    • Electricians and electrical engineers
    • Entrepreneurs and business founders
    • Professionals looking for continuous training with minimum time expenditure
  • Who are the trainers?

    The course will be taught by experienced solar PV professionals from various backgrounds. Click here for further details on GREEN Solar Academy's trainers: 

  • Where will the course take place?

    These are the possible locations for the SuperSolarSchool:

    GREEN Solar Academy Cape Town @Life Choices:
    314 Imam Haron Rd
    Lansdowne, Cape Town 7780
    South Africa

    GREEN Solar Academy Johannesburg:
    Parktonian Hotel Parkade
    120 De Korte St
    Braamfontein, Johannesburg Gauteng 2000
    South Africa

    GREEN Solar Academy Pretoria:
    Eland Techno Park 
    33 Eland Street 
    Koedoespoort, Pretoria Gauteng 0186 
    South Africa

    GREEN Solar Academy Port Elizabeth @Genergy:
    3 Alabaster Street
    South End, Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape 6001
    South Africa

    For detailed directions, refer to the course details on the GREEN website:

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