SAPVIA developed reference training material for a 5 day Solar PV Installer Course in accordance with the exit outcomes of the curriculum specific to the Solar PV Installer Part Qualification of the Solar Photovoltaic Service Technician, Curriculum Code 313109001, NQF Level 5. The Solar PV Service Technician qualification is an occupational qualification containing 4 modules, or part qualifications:
- Solar PV System Mounter
- Solar PV Installer
- Solar PV Farm Technician
- Solar PV Stand-Alone Service Technician
Presently SAPVIA, Greencape and the GREEN Solar Academy work on the accreditation of the 5-Day Solar PV Installer Course under the Curriculum Code 313109001 with MerSETA. The objective is to enable succsessful participants of the PV Installer Assessment / 5-day Solar PV Installer Course to apply for the Solar PV Installer Part Qualification under the QCTO Solar PV service technician.
The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) is the custodian and regulatory body for occupational qualifications.