Solar PV Project Management & Procurement

Learn the techniques to successfully implement a Solar PV project

Solar PV Project Management & Procurement course date:

September 18, 2017
- Johannesburg -
R8800 (ex. VAT)

18 September 2017 Johannesburg 2 Day(s) R 8800 (ex. Vat)

2 CPD credits as per ECSA policy SAIEE-1589-V

This course will review the fundamentals of Project Management and how to apply these principles to give participants the knowledge to effectively manage the implementation phase of solar PV projects.


What to expect from the course

The course covers the regulatory frameworks required as well as the implementation processes for a successfully managed grid-connected roof top solar PV project. The content is based on Terra Firma Solution’s engineering teams’ experience and includes best practice concepts within PV project implementation.

This course will instruct participants how to apply Project Management principles and strategies to the solar PV profession. The course will make use of principles and methodologies of the Project Management Professional (PMP) curriculum. The emphasis will be on the implementation phase of residential, commercial and industrial rooftop PV project applications. Concepts covered during the course can be applied to encompass the scope of the domestic, agricultural and ground mounted PV projects.

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Benefits of attending the course


  • Get a universal view on best practice for solar PV system installation from a project management perspective.
  • Gain an understanding of the processes required to implement a residential, commercial and industrial rooftop PV project.
  • Gain insights into how the PV construction phase fits into the comprehensive lifespan of solar PV systems.
  • Learn from Industry Experts; gain skills from experienced working professionals.
  • Gain your competitive edge in the solar PV market to become part of this quickly growing industry.

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Who should attend?

  • Solar PV Installers wanting to progress to the next level in their career
  • Solar PV Project Managers involved in the rooftop space who want to refine and refresh their knowledge
  • Project Managers who want to enter the Solar PV Industry
  • Municipal or governmental employees looking to gain insight to manage solar PV installations
  • Construction Site Managers, who need to understand the important processes of a Solar PV installation
  • Engineering and Construction Companies looking to include Solar PV installation as a service in their business.
  • Engineers who want to expand their knowledge in solar PV installations and offer this service to their clients.
  • ‘Up-skillers’ within organisations who want to add more value to their company, grow their CV and understand this exciting new renewable energy industry

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We are available to talk you through any course material
or answer any questions you may have.

Bianca Lindemann

Phone: 021 300 1620
Mobile: 082 424 5540
Robyn Barron

Phone: 011 568 0768

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Did you know?

Terra Firma Academy courses are developed by the experts at Terra Firma Solutions.
Terra Firma Solutions

Terra Firma Solutions is a leading energy engineering solution provider who deliver a start-to-end solution, beginning with strategy development, leading to project implementation, support and maintenance.


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