Learn the fundamentals of electricity and solar power.

Start your career in renewable energy!
Solar Basic Course

What you’ll learn

  • The basics of electricity Simply explained, you will understand exactly what potential-difference, current, power, and energy are.
  • The basics of solar energy Understand all the factors that affect energy yield and how to calculate the yield of a specific solar system.
  • The basics of solar systems Understand all solar system components and their features and functions. Understand different system configurations and their application.
  • Be prepared for all our other courses This course will ensure you have all the knowledge required as a pre-requisite for our other courses.

Who is this course for?

  • This course is for people who want to learn the fundamental of PV systems.
  • Home and business owners interested in investing in solar power systems.
  • Professionals who want to participate in our professional courses.
  • Entrepreneurs who are interested in becoming PV business owners.
  • Those who are new to the PV industry.

Do I need to take this course?

Not sure if the basic course is right for you? Test your knowledge of basic electrical concepts and solar power for free here. If you achieve less than 70% on the test, we recommend you take our Basic Solar Course. If you achieve more than 70% on the test, you are ready to take our more advanced courses.

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Learn from the best.

Professionals with more than 50 years combined experience in the solar industry!

Meet the trainers

Christine Leffler

Christine Leffler

Academy manager

Axel Scholle

Axel Scholle

Head of training

Johann Fritz

Content developer and trainer

Course Summary

Duration: Ten hours of high quality recorded video lessons. Two hours face to face Question and Answer session on Teams.

Format: Online recorded videos, Quizzes, Final assessment test. Online face to face training.

Language: English

Number of modules: 12

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Course curriculum and learning goals

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