Solar PV – Micro Solar Photovoltaic Systems Implementation

Start Date

09/10/2024 9:00 am


4-days per course plus exam 9.00am-5.00pm


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QQI Level 6


€599 per course
Solar training

These courses will qualify you to register with SEAI as an approved contractor for Solar PV grants. These courses also meet the Dept of Agriculture requirement for contractors to register on TAMS Solar PV installers register.

On successful completion of both awards learners meet the qualifications requirements for SEAI’s register for PV installers.

Part 1
Micro Solar Photovoltaic Systems Implementation – October 9th, 10th, 11th Online 9.00am-5.00pm
The purpose of this award is to equip you with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to implement micro scale solar photo-voltaic (p-v) projects, up to 11 kilowatt, according to the applicable standards, legislation, guidelines, and manufacturer’s specifications, whilst working autonomously.

Part 2
Micro-Generator Electrical Installation – October 16th, 17th & 18th  Online 9.00am-5.00pm
Practical Day: October 21st or 22nd
EXAM DATE: October 23rd

Upcoming Dates:
• QQI Level 6 Micro Solar Photovoltaic: November 18th, 19th & 20th (9.15am-5.00pm Online)
• QQI Level 6 Electrical Installation: November 25th, 26th & 27th (9.15am-5.00pm Online)
• Practical Day (Cork): December 2nd or 3rd
• EXAM Date: December 4th

This Rural Enterprise Skillnet programme is co-funded by the Government of Ireland, the European Union, and network companies.

Learning Outcomes

These QQI level 6 courses will qualify you to register with SEAI as an approved contractor for Solar PV grants.

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to perform electrical installation, connection, testing and commissioning of microgenerators with type-approved network interfaces in accordance with applicable standards, legislation, manufacturer’s instructions and guidelines, whilst working autonomously.

Becoming a SEAI Registered Installers for Solar PV

Contractors must successfully complete both the QQI Level 6 Micro Solar Photovoltaic Systems Implementation (6N0306) and QQI Level 6 Electrical Installation and Commissioning of Micro Generators Award (6N0307) courses.

Contractors are required to complete the contractor registration form, sign code of practice, submit proof of tax clearance cert and provide proof of insurance.

All documentation must be submitted directly to SEAI.

Who is this course for?

Micro Solar Photovoltaic Systems Implementation

The course will cater for a variety of adult learners with a minimum Level 5 Certificate/ Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate standard of education. You should have previously have completed a relevant Level 5 award.

Micro-Generator Electrical Installation

Learners who successfully achieve this award will be expected to perform “controlled works”, such as connecting generators to the national electricity network. To perform controlled works, they must be registered electrical contractors with RECI (Register of Electrical Contractors of Ireland).


The course will involve theory and practical work

Trainer Profile

Chevron Training

Accredited Renewable Energy Training Provider

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Our training programs are open to all private or commercial semi-state companies based in the Republic of Ireland.

Solar PV – Micro Solar Photovoltaic Systems Implementation

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