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GRID Solar Energy Course

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Learn how to install a solar energy system in the home and develop the fundamental skills to kickstart a career as a  GRID solar power engineer, with the GRID Solar Energy Course course. This comprehensive training course provides step-by-step guidance on solar power generation, from knowing which solar panels to choose for your system to basic electrical knowledge.

Throughout the course, you will learn how to work with a range of design software and tools used for the integration of solar energy to the GRID. Our experienced tutor will take you through the entire process, including pricing, payback period, technical and financial reports.

By the end of the course, you will have an in-depth understanding of photovoltaic systems and how they can be used to power the home sustainably.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Familiarise with each component of the GRID solar energy power system
  • Understand how solar energy is generated and how a generator can power a house
  • Get step-by-step guidance on the design stage and installation procedure
  • Take steps to become a qualified solar engineer with a recognised qualification
  • Build your own solar-powered energy system for the home
  • Get to grips with using specialist system design software and tools
  • Learn about pricing, payback period, technical and financial reports
  • Develop the fundamental skills required to work in the solar-powered energy sector
  • Gain basic electrical knowledge including understanding power and units
  • Know how to choose the best solar energy generator for your power system

Who is This Course for?

This course is ideal for engineering students who are looking to gain an in-depth understanding of photovoltaic energy and take their first steps towards a career in this sector. There are no specific learning requirements for the course, which can be studied from any device with a secure Wi-Fi connection.


Our GRID Solar Energy Course is fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the course with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.

Assessment and Certification 

Upon completion of the course, you will be required to sit for an online multiple-choice quiz based assessment, which will determine whether you have passed the course (60% pass mark). The test will be marked immediately and results will be published instantly.

After completing the course, you can order a certificate of achievement to display your achievement for as little as £3.99 for the PDF version and £7.99 for a paper version or £10 for both. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Career Path

On successful completion, learners will be able to demonstrate excellent knowledge of the solar panel installation, maintenance and repair process, with the fundamental skills to fast track their career. Professions in this field include:

  • Solar Power Engineer
  • Renewable Energy Specialist
  • Solar PV Engineering Manager
  • Solar Energy Project Coordinator

Course Curriculum

See what will you learn 00:02:00
What is Solar Energy 00:02:00
Power & Units 00:03:00
The Components of the System (Detailed Explanation)
Solar Penels 00:04:00
Inverter 00:03:00
Peak sun hours and Shading effect 00:04:00
Mounting Structure 00:03:00
Circuit Breaker 00:02:00
Design Stage & Installation Procedure
Site Survey 00:03:00
Design Steps Part 1 00:05:00
Design Steps part 2 00:08:00
Installation Procedure 00:03:00
Design Softwares
SketchUp Tools part 1 00:07:00
SketchUp Tools part 2 00:06:00
Skelion Plugin For PV panels Integration 00:09:00
Design A system 00:07:00
Introduction to PVSYST 00:08:00
Design a system with PVSYST 00:04:00
Pricing, Payback Period, Technical and Financial Reports
Pricing 00:06:00
Payback Period 00:02:00
Technical & finanical reports 00:04:00
Additional Resources
Resources File: GRID Solar Energy Course 00:00:00

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