Past Events

Start: 24-Nov-2014
End: 05-Dec-2014

WSQ Perform Design and Installation of PV Systems and WSQ Perform Maintenance of PV Systems (7th Run)


Time: 8.30am - 5.30pm

Venue: ITE College East (Simei)

Course fee before funding: $3,531.00 

Course fee after funding: $1,059.30  

The Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) system is a national framework developed by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) and the industries for adult workers to increase their competency and add value to the industries by taking up continuing education and training modules. WSQ caters to adult workers and aims to make skills upgrading accessible to the workforce as well as assist them in the advancement and development of their career.

SEAS is accredited by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) to conduct two WSQ modules, "Perform Design and Installation of Photovoltaic Systems" and "Perform Maintenance of Photovoltaic Systems". SEAS will be offering these two modules as a single programme, with WDA funding available, and the candidate will only need to take integrated assessment to achieve 2 Statement of Attainment (SOAs). No re-assessment allowed for this course. 

Objective of module

On completion of this unit, learners will have the basic knowledge and ability

  • to design, install, test and commission PV systems
  • to inspect and maintain PV systems 

Target Audience

  • PMEs (i.e. contractors, M&E consultants, academics and researchers) who are currently employed in Construction, Real Estate Management & Maintenance and Process industries, and whose work focuses on design, installation, test, commission, inspection and maintenance of photovoltaic systems

 Assumed Skills and Knowledge

  • preferably have knowledge of electrical installation work
  • preferably have knowledge of SS CP5:1998 Code of Practice for Electrical Installation
  • have basic knowledge and skills in handling common tools
  • be able to listen and speak English at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills System (ESS) level 4;
  • be able to read and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to ESS level 4; and
  • be able to process numbers at a proficiency level equivalent to ESS level 4

 Module outline

WSQ Perform Design and Installation of PV Systems

WSQ Perform Maintenance of PV Systems
1. Develop PV system designs 1.1 Determine PV system sitting.1.2 Design PV systems according to client’s requirements.1.3 Select PV system equipment.1.4 Prepare drawings for PV installation. 2. Plan the installation of PV systems 2.1 Check work site for hazards before work commences.2.2 Select and use appropriate access equipment.2.3 Apply safe practices for working on PV equipment.2.4 Isolate and restart system safely. 3. Install and commission PV systems 3.1 Prepare tools and equipment for installing and commissioning PV system.3.2 Install supporting racks and PV array.3.3 Wire and terminate PV modules to associated equipment.3.4 Inspect, test and commission the completed installation.3.5 Prepare testing and commissioning reports according to organisational requirements.1. Prepare for Maintenance of PV systems1.1 Use appropriate personal protective equipment.1.2 Check work site for hazards before work commences.1.3 Select appropriate access equipment.1.4 Take precautions against shock hazards when working on PV systems in daylight conditions.1.5 Isolate and restart system safely. 2. Plan the maintenance of PV systems2.1 Determine the types of PV systems to be maintained.2.2 Interpret technical particulars of the system components and characteristics.2.3 Plan the maintenance tasks for the identified PV systems 3. Perform maintenance works on PV systems3.1 Conduct visual inspections for physical damage or deterioration of all system components3.2 Carry out cleaning of PV modules.3.3 Shutdown and isolate PV system from mains and restart PV system.3.4 Complete general inspection and maintenance reports according to organisational requirements.

Trainer's Profile:

Reneil attained his electrical engineering degree in 2012 and has worked at Global Sustainable Energy Solutions (GSES) for the last two years as both a project engineer and RTO training member.  Reneil currently manages the theory and practical training which is conducted by GSES.

Reneil has aided in the design of grid-connected PV systems ranging in size from 25kW to 100kW.  Reneil conducts both theoretical and practical training courses for Global Sustainable Energy Solutions Pte Ltd.

Please submit the duly completed and signed Application Form to SEAS Training Department


Extra Information

Registration will close on 31 October 2014, Friday.

Contact Information, 6337 9886

Address Information

ITE College East (Simei)

Module Title Start Date End Date
WSQ Perform Design and Installation of PV Systems & WSQ Perform Maintenance of PV Systems 24-Nov-2014 08:30:00 05-Dec-2014 05:30:00