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Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System Planning, Design and Installation (Classroom and Asynchronous learning)

Topic:Others, Sustainability and Green Skills

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    20 May 2024 to 04 Jun 2024
  • Registration Period:

    28 Mar 2024 to 22 Apr 2024
  • Time:

    08:00 AM to 08:00 AM,
    20 May to 31 May 2024: E-learning 3 June and 4 June 2024: Practical at SP
  • Mode of Training:

  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:


The course aims to train the existing workforce of PV contractors and M&E companies on PV system planning, design and installation so as to upskill them in their work.

Course Objective

This course equips participants with essential knowledge and skills in PV system planning, design and installation. Participants can apply what they have learnt through this course in PV system design including site survey for PV project, use of customers’ information, selection and procurement of right components for PV system, PV electrical circuit design, installation of PV system, testing &commissioning, and system integration with utility grid in compliance with local regulations. Moreover, Participants can also apply their knowledge and skills to maintain and operate the PV system in order to optimize the performance of PV system and reduce the system operation expenditure.

Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 

1. Design solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems and their integration to the power grid based on recommended technical specifications and project requirements
2. Administer energy assessments and site analysis procedures to recommend suitability of sites and optimisation methods for usable space

Topics to be covered

1. Overview of solar Photovoltaic(PV) System
2. Solar Photovoltaic(PV) Project Planning, Analyses and Development
3. Design and Installation of A Solar Photovoltaic(PV) System
4. Practical: Site Survey And Analysis of Site Conditions for Solar PV Installation
5. Practical: Installation of Solar PV System
6. Practical: Testing And Commissioning of Solar PV System
7. Practical assessment and written test

Minimum Requirements

ITE Nitec certification and/or with 1 year basic electrical experience

Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

• Certificate of Completion (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

Project supervisor or Manager/site assistant engineer or engineer/system design engineer/O&M assistant engineer or engineer/asset manager

Course Fees

The course fees payable above are inclusive of prevailing GST rate.

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $855.00 $25.65 $120.65
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $665.00 $25.65 $310.65
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $665.00 $25.65 $310.65
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $855.00 $25.65 $120.65
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $85.50 $1,035.50

As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants is calculated based on prevailing GST rate after baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
2 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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