The PV GreenCard training accommodates candidates with or without solar PV knowledge/experience
Solar photovoltaic installer (pv greencard)
The course provides our candidates with all they need to know about solar PV systems. This 5 days course covers all the key topics to prepare the candidate to operate as a PV installer. As a PV installer you will be in a position to liaise with clients, conducts site visits, design & test PV systems for functionality. During the course, there is a big emphasis on practicals. Our course was developed and aligns with the curriculum of the SAPVIA 5-day Solar PV Installer course. We will therefore fully prepare you for the PV GreenCard solar PV Assessment.
Duration: 5 Days
Time: 9am- 5pm
solar pv PROJECT fINANce course
The course provides our candidates with all they need to know about how to successfully finance solar PV power projects.
Course sessions include the following topics :
Knowledge about Power Purchase Agreements.
Key bankability considerations and other key aspects commercial banks & development financial institutions (DFIs) consider in providing funding for solar PV projects.
Sources of finance (senior debt, mezzanine debt and BEE funding).
Fund raising and due diligence process
Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Programme, small scale embedded generation (SSEG) projects and how to develop your own Independent Power Producer (IPP) projects.
Renewable energy financial modelling skills for PV projects and the determination of payback periods and Return on Investment (ROI and IRRs).
How to calculate energy cost savings resulting from Solar PV installations, to better inform your clients about their investment decision in solar PV.
The energy landscape in South Africa in detail including the opportunities that are currently in the market.
On completion of this course you will understand the following:
How to draft a compelling bankable feasibility study or business plan for solar PV projects.
How to raise funding from various commercial banks and DFIs.
The due diligence process followed by Banks.
Power Purchase Agreements (key terms and conditions).
IPPs, Embedded Generation & utility scale PV plants.
Solar PV project opportunities in the market.
Financial modelling for solar PV projects.
The course is offered by a seasoned investment banker who is a chartered accountant by profession, is a Head of Project Finance at one of the leading financial institutions in South Africa and has been involved in the financing of large scale utility IPP projects and embedded generation projects for the past 14 years.
Duration: 1-2 Days
Time: 9am- 3pm
part 1 of pv greencard
THE BASICS OF SOLAR PV
The course focuses on the basics of Solar PV Systems. Non-electricians are welcome to join us. This course is a foundation for the Solar PV Installer/ Technician courses. During the 2 days we cover all key topics including the types of PV systems, solar irradiation, solar cells, solar modules, shading, basics of installation/mounting.
Duration: 2 Days
Time: 9am- 5pm
part 2 of pv greencard
Solar Photovoltaic System Mounter
This course qualifies a candidate to operate as a solar pv mounter, who mounts pre-designed PV Systems. At the end of the course the participants will be able to perform the tasks expected of a Solar PV Mounter who mounts pre-designed PV systems according to instructions from either a PV Installer or PV Designer.
Duration: 2 Days
Time: 9am - 5pm
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL'S
JUST ENERGY TRANSITION