Frikki O’Connel from the College of Cape Town was involved already in the first steps the maxx-solar academy did in South Africa. Already 2012 a memorandum of understanding was signed between both organisations. The maxx-solar academy and the College of Cape Town, Pinelands Campus, agreed to cooperate in the field of education in the solar power sector.
Up to know all maxx-solar academy courses in Cape Town were performed at the College of Cape Town, Pineland Campus. From now on the College of Cape Town, Pinelands Campus, acts as maxx-solar academy Cape Town and offers the Sunrise Courses with local lecturers. College teachers participated in a train the trainer programme of the maxx-solar academy and the college is building up a special solar power workshop, where the trainings will take place in the future. “Our team is ready to offer the maxx-solar sunrise courses and thanks to the solar power system we got donated from the maxx-solar energy PTY. (Ltd.) and the new workshop our college built we have excellent facilities to train future solar power experts.” said Frikki O’Connel from the College of Cape Town.
The first solar power beginners (sunrise) courses of the maxx-solar academy Cape Town are scheduled for 6 to 8 November 2013. Please register here to save your participation.