Solar Panel installation technician (ELE/Q5901 )

Industry overview

Solar power in India is a fast developing industry. The country’s solar installed capacity reached 20 GW in February 2018. India expanded its solar-generation capacity 8 times from 2,650 MW on 26 May 2014 to over 20 GW as on 31 January 2018. The 20 GW capacities were initially targeted for 2022 but the government achieved the target four years ahead of schedule. Panels have definitely picked up in the recent years for power generation. Experienced individuals with knowledge of solar power harnessing and panel architecture help placing and installing solar panels in households and commercial business centers .

About the program

This programme provides the “Knowledge and Skills” to assess the site conditions where the solar panels would be installed and to understand the customer’s requirement and to arrange tools and materials required for solar installation. It also covers the mounting and installation of the solar panel at the customer premise, connecting the solar panels with the inverters and ensuring the functioning of solar power system. Modules on Individual’s level of communication with co-workers and other departments within the organization to achieve the desired work flow  are  also  covered in the programme. This programme is designed for NSQF level 4 .

Career Opportunities

This job role involves assessing the installation         site, understanding the installation pre-requisites, arranging for installation materials, mounting and installing the panels at customer’s premises; and            ensuring        effective functioning of solar energy system after installation. They may work as Designing and installation Engineer .

Who should attend it?
Minimum Educational Qualifications: 10th Standard passed
Maximum Educational Qualifications : ITI/Diploma (electrical, mechanical)
Preferable Experience Minimum 6 months preferred but not mandatory in equipment installation

Course Duration      Course      440 Hrs