Formal Qualifications

Our training is in the Renewable Energy (RE) Industry and meets international standards

Formal Training: Solar PV Service Technician


  • VenueSARETEC, Sacks Circle
  • ProvinceWestern Cape
  • SuburbBellville
  • CityCape Town

Formal Training: Solar PV Service Technician



Solar energy is a critical source of energy for all life forms on earth and solar energy technology can be used to harness this energy.

This course will give you a basic knowledge of solar photovoltaic (PV) cells, modules and systems components; electrical circuits; PV system design and installation; estimation and code requirements; solar electric products and applications; an understanding of energy conversion from sunlight to electricity and working with solar conversion equipment.

What one can expect in this course:

    •        Health and Safety
    •        PV Systems design
    •        PV installations and wiring
    •        Inverters
    •        Roof types and mounting
    •        Shading analysis




Suitable candidates must have:

    • Artisan qualification in any of the following electrical or mechanical trades

-NQF level 4 qualification Electro-Mechanics

-NQF level 4 qualification Electrical

-NQF level 4 qualification Mechatronics

    • Or a National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics or Electrical Engineering-subject to RPL
    • A high level of physical fitness and good health
    • Ability to work at height