SolarInstall – PV Installation Training

“…Scientists dream about doing great things. Engineers do them”

Learn Solar System Designing and PV Installation from experts at a unique offsite training facility at a truly solarized village in the land of the forests.
Practical sessions with residential accommodation will refreshingly unwind you by camping in tents, enjoying the tribal village crafts, folk dance and scenic beauty around.
The total duration of the training will be 7 days. The breakup of 7 days training program is as follows:

  • 4 Days theory sessions at Mumbai.
  • 3 Days residential practical training.
  • Hands-On Installation of 4kWp PV plant.
  • Training in Marketing & Entrepreneurship skill.

Who Should Attend this Course?

  • Photovoltaic design and project engineers.
  • Entrepreneurs exploring the field and value chain of solar energy.
  • Professionals from stakeholder industries such as banking, accounting, architecture, etc.
  • Administrators and decision makers in the private & public sectors, and the Government.
  • Engineering faculties and students.

What’s included in the course fee?

  • Course Kit
  • Travel & Accommodation
  • Course Material
  • Lunch, Tea & Snacks

Advantages of Taking This Course

  • National Certification from NSDC
  • Solar Power Plant Visits
  • Opportunity to work with kWatt to gain onsite experience
  • Get your candidate profile featured on

Certifications Awarded

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)


Location – Bhandup West, Mumbai

Course Schedule

SOLAR INSTALL : DAY 1 (09:30AM – 06:30PM)
  • Electricity Basics.
  • Introduction to Conventional & Non-conventional sources of Energy.
  • Basics of Solar energy.
  • Tools Introduction & type of tools like safety tools, marking tools, measuring tools, testing tools, & working tools.
  • Basic knowledge of Irradiance sensor, Temperature sensors, Clamp on-meter, Earth Tester, Insulation Resistance Tester.
  • Demonstration of PV components, Module, Inverter, Battery, Structure, BoS.
  • Understanding site selection, suitability & planning.

SOLAR INSTALL : DAY 2 (09:30AM – 06:30PM)
  • Study of Solar photovoltaic cell, Modules, Type, Application
  • Handling, Storing, Packing/unpacking of modules, Inverters, Other components and tools
  • Solar Photovoltaic system Designing On-Grid System
  • Photovoltaic system Designing Off-Grid System
  • System Installation on Google SketchUp Software
  • Study of Solar Photovoltaic system, Module, Battery, Inverter, BoS
  • Types of solar photovoltaic system - Grid-connected solar PV system and Off-Grid/Standalone connected solar PV system
  • Series and Parallel connections of battery and Modules
  • Reading and observations of output from the PV module (under various conditions)
SOLAR INSTALL : DAY 3 (09:30AM – 06:30PM)
  • Understanding the parameters of site survey - Site survey form filling & Analysing the shading objects
  • Execution Strategy and Steps - 1 MWp Solar PV Plant visit and activity
  • Understanding the civil foundation design
  • Structure erection & types of structures
  • System design on PVSyst
  • Civil Foundations implementation
  • Module mounting structure and erection of the same
  • Series and Parallel connections of battery and Modules
  •  Proper alignment and tightening of MMS
SOLAR INSTALL : DAY 4 (09:30AM – 06:30PM)
  • Reading of Single Line Diagram (SLD)
  • Performance analysis and troubleshooting, monitoring of generation per string incoming & outgoing power at junction box & Inverter level
  • Cable Protection, Cable routing, Cable Laying
  • Plant Protection System
  • Module Mounting
  • Inverter Installation
  • Installation of balance equipment and end termination of Power cable
  • Module Earthing
  • Module Interconnections
  • String testing, DC combiner box, Cable routing
  • Installation of Battery (For 1 kW Off-Grid PV System)
SOLAR INSTALL : DAY 5 (09:30AM – 06:30PM)
  • Plant commissioning procedure
  • Power Evacuation
  • Understanding plant interconnections
  • Understanding the concept of grid synchronization, grid fundamental AC/DC
  • The Purpose of Inspection & testing
  • Inspection, Testing & commissioning of PV plant
  • String testing – Pre checks
  • Inverter Testing
  • Dismantling of System
SOLAR INSTALL : DAY 6 (09:30AM – 06:30PM)
  • Batch-1 & Batch-2 Interchanging
  • Proper Alignment and tightening
  • Fixing of Structure and its connection
  • Module Mounting
  • Inverter Installation and Connection
  • Installation of Balance equipment and End termination of Power cable
SOLAR INSTALL : DAY 7 (09:30AM – 06:30PM)
  • Vote of Thanks
  • Installation of Junction Box
  • String testing - Cable tray, Types of cables, Cable Laying
  • Inspection, Testing & Commissioning of PV plant
  • Grid Synchronisation
  • Short circuit test – work method & Inverter testing – work method
kWatt | Center for Professional Solar Training (KCPST) is a vertical under kWatt Solutions, a company graduated from SINE IIT Bombay. 

KCPST is Asia’s first North American Board For Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP), associate provider, a certificate that is recognized across 97 countries.

Under this vertical, we have trained over 10,000+ professionals and students and have partnered with several Indian Government skill development Initiatives such as PMKVY, DAY-NULM and SURYAMITRA. KCPST, also became the first extension center for Tata Community Initiative Trust (TCIT), TATA STRIVE in Solar PV domain in India. 

With a team of professionals and trainers from IIT having a combined experience of over 60 years, we seek to be a world class solar PV training centre by creating programs and events that have a global impact and educate people in order for them to have a successful career in the solar energy domain. 
A certificate of completion, accredited by Skill India, National Skill Development Corporation(NSDC) and the Government of India would be provided by the institute at the end of the term. This certificate is recognized by leading green energy companies.

The students can opt for a certificate by North American Board For Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) by making an additional payment of $125 at the institute.
The institute offers placement assistance to all its students. You may contact the placement department of the institute upon enrolment for further details.
The payment details will be shared with you via via Whatsapp and E-mail upon your enrollment into the course. Your seat shall be confirmed upon you making the payment.
The option of payment in installments is not available for the selected course.
Language the course is taught in: English and Hindi

Usage of audio-visual aid:

Study material:
Study material is provided as a hard-copy. Along with this, a DVD of the content, a study handbook and a book by Prof. Chetan Solanki will be made available.
Due to the short duration of the course, the possibility of remedial classes would be upon the discretion of the training institute.

All students are expected to carry a laptop and notebook with them.
Yes, the institute does encourage group bookings. A minimum attendance of 5 people is required for the same. 

You may refer our support page and our team will be more than willing to assist you.
Read our Cancellation and Refund Policy here.

kWatt | Center for Professional Solar Training now offers certification for The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners® (NABCEP)

— 10 March 2019

  1. This Certification can be availed for a non-refundable exam fee of - USD 125 (Not Included in Course Fee)

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