Course Agenda (Course Code 200)

Stand Alone Solar Power Systems: Installation And Maintenance

Course Code 200

Course Agenda

Note: This course is for design and installation.  Sessions relating to design e are marked with a (D), relating to installation are marked with an (I).

At the start of each day and sometimes immediately after lunch exercises are undertaken based on the previous work.

Day 1

8:00 – 8:15: Session One Part A: Introduction
8:15 – 8:30: Session One Part B: Scope of Course
8:30 – 9:00: Session One Part C: Safety Orientation
9:00 – 10:00: Session One Part D: PV Overview

10:00 – 10:20: Break

10:20 – 12:00: Session Two: Solar Resource

12:00 – 13:00: Lunch

13:00 – 14:00: Session Three: System Components PV Cells & PV Modules
14:00 – 15:00: Session Three part B: System Components: Batteries

15:00 – 15:20: Break

15:20 – 16:00: Session Four Part A: System Components : System Components – Controllers
16:00 – 17:00: Session Four Part B: System Components : Inverters

Day 2

8:00 – 10:00: Session Five Testing Batteries and exercises

10:00 – 10:20: Break

10:20 – 12:00: Session Six: System Wiring

12:00 – 13:00: Lunch

13:00 – 15:00: Session Seven: Workshops Testing and measuring solar module output – Solar Pathfinder

15:00 – 15:20: Break

15:20 – 16:30: Session Eight: System Installation Part 1

Day 3

08:00 – 10:00: Session Nine: System Installation Part 2

10:00 – 10:20: Break

10:20 – 12:00: Session Ten: Voltage Drop and Ventilation Exercises and Wiring Diagrams

12:00 – 13:00: Lunch

13:00 – 15:00: Session Eleven: System Maintenance, Fault Finding

15:00 – 15:20: Break

15:20 – 16:30: Session Twelve Presentation on System Installations

Day 4

08:00: On site system installation – Arrangements explained during the first few days.

Day 5

08:00 – 10:00: Session Thirteen: One on One discussion. ½ hour with each attendee. Others are doing exercises on cable sizing.

10:00: Mid – Morning Break

12:30-13:30: Lunch

13:30-16:30: Exam