This qualification is aimed at those who work as Installers of Photovoltaic Panels, primarily in domestic properties.
The standards cover all aspects of the work required with Photovoltaic Panel Installation, although it stops short of
the actual commissioning of the installation so there is no requirement for a qualification in Electrical installation
to achieve the qualification. The grouping of optional units should allow all employed in the industry equal
opportunity to complete the qualification. The qualification is at Level 2, although there may be individual units at
other levels, and should be taken by those who are fully trained to deal with the installation process, so candidates
should require minimum supervision in undertaking the job.
Candidates for this qualification will primarily be working on customers’ premises carrying out the installation of
Candidates could have jobs entitled:
• PV Installer
• PV Technician
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