Combined Solar PV & EESS

This is our most popular solar course option, including the LCL Level 3 Solar PV and LCL Level 3 EESS (battery storage) courses. Booking the combined course gives you both qualifications but saves £66 compared to individual course prices.
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Duration
5 Days
Cost ( EX. VAT)
£895  
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Course Date Exam Date Venue Availability Booking
Combined LCL Solar Photovoltaic Systems & Energy Storage Systems (EESS). Mon 20th - Fri 24th May 2024 May 24, 2024 Stoke on Trent FULLY BOOKED
Combined LCL Solar Photovoltaic Systems & Energy Storage Systems (EESS). Mon 5th - Fri 9th Aug 2024 Aug 9, 2024 Stoke on Trent PLACES AVAILABLE Book Now
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Combined LCL Solar Photovoltaic Systems & Energy Storage Systems (EESS). Mon 18th - Fri 22nd Nov 2024 Nov 22, 2024 Stoke on Trent PLACES AVAILABLE Book Now

Course Description

By attending this 5-day course, successful candidates will achieve separate certifications in the following industry-recognised qualifications:

LCL Awards Level 3 Award In the Installation and Maintenance of Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Systems

LCL Awards Level 3 Award in the Design, Installation and Commissioning of Electrical Energy Storage Systems

PLEASE NOTE: Unlike some Awarding Organisation certificates, LCL Awards certificates do not have an expiry date.

Overview

About this course

A comprehensive 5-day course including:

Solar Photovoltaic Installations

  • Know the requirements to install, commission and handover small scale solar photovoltaic systems
  • Install, commission and handover small scale solar photovoltaic systems
  • Know the requirements to inspect, service and maintain small scale solar photovoltaic systems
  • Inspect, service and maintain small scale solar photovoltaic systems

Electrical Energy Storage Systems

  • The learner will know the key requirements for installation of electrical energy storage systems
  • The learner will know and identify equipment, arrangements and operating modes of electrical energy storage systems
  • The learner will understand the preparation of design and installation of electrical energy storage systems
  • The learner will be able to prepare for the installation of electrical energy storage systems
  • The learner will be able to install electrical energy storage systems
  • The learner will understand requirements for initial verification and handover of electrical energy storage systems
  • The learner will be able to conduct initial verification and handover of electrical energy storage systems

Who is it suitable for?

This course is suited to electricians, domestic installers and engineers wishing to install, commission and handover small scale solar photovoltaic systems and Electrical Energy Storage Systems.

What’s included?

  • FREE hire of IET Code of Practices, BS7671 18th Edition, On-site Guide and Guidance Notes 3
  • All LCL Awards fees – no hidden costs!
  • Refreshments
  • A unique and friendly learning environment!

Course entry requirements

Candidates must have a current 18th Edition Wiring Regulations certificate and be able to satisfy the criteria of Option A or Option B below:

Option A

Level 3 Award in Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations  
(typically 2391-10, 2391-50, 2391-52, 2394-01)
Option B
  • A Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment
  • A Level 3 Certificate in Installing, Testing and Ensuring Compliance of Electrical Installations in Dwellings
  • Experienced Worker Qualification
  • An ECS Electricians Gold Card
  • Be a Qualified Supervisor for competent person scheme 


Assessment

LCL Awards Level 3 Solar PV - Assessment is carried out via a practical observed assignment and an on-line examination consisting of multiple choice style questions. The assessments are open book and use of the applicable standards and regulations is permitted.

LCL Awards Level 3 Electrical Energy Storage Systems - Multiple Choice On-Line Assessment and Practical Assessment

Resources

IET Code of Practice Grid-connected Solar Photovoltaic Systems (2nd Edition)

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IET Code of Practice Electrical Energy Storage Systems (2nd Edition)

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Reviews


A very informative course. Taught at a good speed with very comprehensive answers from course tutors. Professional and informative course by Electricians & Engineers for Electricians
- Martin 2023


Tutors

Simon Hodgkiss Electrical Tutor and Assessor

Simon trained as an electrician with NORWEB and has accumulated a wide range of experience working predominantly in the industrial sector.

Simon has worked as an engineer in several production environments learning skills in both electrical and mechanical disciplines.

Simon delivers a range of our courses such as 18th Edition, Electrical Duty Holder, Authorised Person and Electrical Maintenance.