Level 3 Solar PV & Battery Storage Systems EESS - 4 Day course

For  Electricians Registered with NICEIC, NAPIT or Level 3 Electrical Qualification

£975 incl. VAT

Solar Panel installation COURSE OVERVIEW

Are you looking to do solar panel installation training ? Our comprehensive 4-day combined course is your gateway to becoming a proficient MCS accredited installer, specialising in both Solar PV and Battery Storage Systems. The courses are recognised by MCS.

Our solar panel installation course and the PV battery storage course equip you with deep insights and skills necessary for Solar PV and EESS design, installation, and maintenance. With a blend of theory and hands-on training in Nottingham, we ensure you leave ready to embark on real-world projects.

Course Highlights:

  • Introduction to Solar PV and Battery Storage Systems.
  • Detailed guide to Solar PV system design & installation.
  • Exploring battery storage technologies central to EESS.
  • Mastering integration and troubleshooting of Solar PV & EESS.
  • Limited to 9 learners per class, our solar installation course guarantees focused, high-quality training.
  • Learn from experienced trainers and gain practical experience on our purpose-built training roof.

As the demand for skilled professionals in the solar PV and battery storage (EESS) sectors is increasing, completing this course places you ahead in the renewable energy sector. Moreover, our qualification doesn't expire after 5 years, unlike other offerings.

Join our course today and steer your career towards a bright future in renewable energy!

Please note:
  • City & Guilds Solar PV course is no longer offered by City & Guilds and has been withdrawn.
  • The course offered by BPEC expires after 5 years, the EAL & LCL Awards solar PV course has no expiry.

Updates & Course Feed


  • 4-day course Mon-Thu
  • Practical driven course
  • Experienced tutor
  • Small class size
  • Excellent success rate
  • Mobile app for exam revision


Learn solar PV and battery storage installation from an experienced trainer using modern Solplanet inverters and batteries. Our custom-built training rigs and single-story roof provide hands-on practical experience.

MCS Certified Installer

Become an MCS certified installer and qualify for feed-in tariffs by taking our course. To benefit from these tariffs, the installation must use MCS approved products and an installer who is certified by MCS.

Reviews from our learners


  • Principles of operation of photovoltaic technologies
  • Recognising components of a PV system
  •  Applying design criteria
  • Safe systems of work
  • Component selection
  • Implications of orientation
  • Output estimation
  • Building consent
  • Planning and regulatory requirements
  • Certification
  • Requirements to test and commissioning 
  • The statutory legislation applicable to EESS
  • Principles of batteries and EESS
  • Understand how to design an EESS
  • Install, commission, and handover an EESS installation

Exam and Assessments for the Solar PV Installation & Battery Storage course

This solar PV course is assessed with a multiple-choice on-screen exam, and a practical assessment.
The battery storage  course is assessed with a multiple-choice on-screen exam, and a practical assessment.


Safety boots
Safe isolation kit (Provided by us, however you may bring your own).
Post-it index flags, a scientific non-programmable calculator.
Hand tools (Provided by us).
Photo ID (Driving License/Passport).

Entry Requirements for Solar PV course

Our course is open for electricians registered with Competent Person Schemes such as NICEIC, NAPIT or those who have a Level 3 Qualification in Inspection & Testing or Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation.

We require participants to have completed the latest 18th Edition Wiring Regulations and Inspection and Testing qualifications before enrolling. This qualification is open to learners aged 18 and above.

If you do not have the above qualifications and would like to gain the basic and practical knowledge to install Solar Panels, you can join our 2-Day Solar CPD course.

Frequently asked questions

Can I come and have a look at your training centre before I book a course?

We will be thrilled to give a tour of our facilities. Please contact us to arrange a suitable day and time for your visit.

Are 4 days sufficient for this course? 

With his experience, the tutor has a track record of delivering this course over 4 days with excellent results. 

Is there parking at the centre?

Yes, there is ample free parking onsite.

Can I re-sit the exam/assessment if I fail and what are the costs?

You are able to have up to 3 re-sits. The cost of each re-sit is £45 incl. VAT. 

Can I make notes or references in the books?

The books taken into the exam can contain:
  • Bookmarks (eg blank post-it notes, post-it notes numbered to show chapters or corners of pages folded).
  • Highlighting of text.
  • The Corrigendum and amendments.
The books taken into exams cannot contain:
  • Sample exam questions, answers, or diagrams.
  • Any writing in the regulations or accompanying written notes.

Please note we cannot provide you with spare books if your books do not meet the above requirements.

When will I get my results and certificate?

We will give you the result after completing all the exams and assessments in the course.
The certificate will be sent to you as soon as it is received from the awarding organisation, usually within 3-4 weeks of course completion.

Is food and drink available at the centre? Is lunch provided?

We provide tea, coffee and water. There is no food provided at the centre however we are only a quick walk away from several shops, cafes and takeaway facilities.

Is there any place to stay close by?

We are located very close to Premier Inn Nottingham North (Daybrook) which is only 3 min drive or a 15 min walk and offers excellent prices.