Course Description

This online training course is brought to you by the BRE National Solar Centre, providers of independent and impartial solar professional services.

The course covers the basics of solar photovoltaic technology for buildings and will provide you with the background technical knowledge required to avoid the main pitfalls and secure a successful outcome for your solar installation.

Event programme
Module 1 – Solar Basics

Module 2 – Installing Solar PV on a Building

Module 3 – Design and Installation Factors

Module 4 – Operation and Maintenance

Intended audience
Estate and Facilities Managers, or anyone interested in installing solar PV on a non-domestic building.


Well structured course which both the beginner (like me) and more knowledgeable learner can benefit from. On occasions the narrative went too fast for note-taking (e.g. on codes of practice/guidance) - but overall a good pace. Section on components was especially good.