Scots photo voltaic PV and battery course delivers first graduates

THE Vitality Coaching Academy has accomplished the supply of its first flagship Photo voltaic PV and Battery coaching course.

Delivered by technical director Ian Edgeworth, the five-day course featured a hybrid mixture of classroom idea studying complemented with a novel hands-on coaching expertise on the facility in Dalkeith on the outskirts of Edinburgh.

Native electrical engineers have been the primary individuals on the course, engaged on a whole photo voltaic set up on an eco house constructed inside the academy complicated.

Some of the first graduates of The Energy Academy's Solar PV and Battery Course.
The course is delivered by technical director Ian Edgeworth.

“We’ve got designed and constructed a coaching facility not like any within the UK and it was nice to see the primary group move the photo voltaic PV and battery course with flying colors,” mentioned Ian.

“It is without doubt one of the most enjoyable programs that I’ve had the fortune to develop together with our workforce – for instance we now have a bespoke lighting system to simulate daylight and shade, giving attendees the prospect to check and monitor efficiency in varied seasonal circumstances.

“New programs and partnerships are within the pipeline as we transfer into the brand new yr.

“The imaginative and prescient for the academy has at all times been the promotion of carbon impartial applied sciences allied with programs based mostly on conventional gasoline and vitality being utilised in a extra sustainable, conscientious method.

“The portfolio of programs goals to encourage the subsequent technology of engineers to ship internet zero targets.”

The photo voltaic PV and battery course is licensed by qualification physique LCL Awards, whose managing director Mark Krull visited throughout its supply, and is Degree 3 qualification recognised by the Micro Era Certification Scheme (MCS).

Darryl Coll, proprietor of D. C. Electrical Providers Edinburgh, sat the course himself and can now be placing his males via the subsequent one in January.

He mentioned: “The way in which our commerce is shifting into renewable vitality, it made full sense to enlist on the course.

“It should give us a foundational information of photo voltaic PV and battery storage which is the beginning of the journey to being MCS licensed and I’m delighted to now be on that pathway.

“The supply of the course was wonderful and really participating, which was a nice shock to be sincere and I’d encourage different firm house owners within the commerce to do it as effectively.”