Solar & LED Technician



This program is aimed at training candidates for the job of an “Solar & LED Technician”, in the “Electronics” Sector/Industry and aims at building the following key competencies amongst the learner.

Course Name Solar & LED Technician
Prerequisites to Training 12th standard ( Science ) / ITI ( Electronics )
Training Outcomes After completing this programme, the participants will be able to: • Identify the basic concepts of electricity, electronics, LED and solar photovoltaic (PV) system • Perform pre-installation/repair activities such as preparation of work area, structures for panel installation and so on • Install PV panels onto roof structure and non-roof structure • Follow standard procedure to connect the panels and fix solar LED lightings • Identify possible faults to rectify them • Use appropriate tools and equipment for installation/repair • Follow health and safety, emergencies, rescue and first- aid procedures • Implement correct interpersonal skills to interact with supervisors and colleagues
Sr.No. Module Key Learning Outcomes
1. Introduction to Solar & LED Technician Theory Duration (hh:mm) 25:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 10:00 Corresponding NOS Code Bridge Module • Identify the job role of solar & LED technician • Apply basics of electricity and electronics • Identify the basics of solar PV and LED technology • Identify the types of solar panel, its mounting structures, solar grid and types of LEDs • List different types of solar PV system • Identify the tools and equipment used in installation/repair of solar PV and LED system components • Identify environmental, architectural, structural, site and regulatory requirements for the installation of solar PV systems
2. Pre–requisites of Installation and Repair Work Theory Duration (hh:mm) 20:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 20:00 Corresponding NOS Code ELE/N5905 ELE/N5906 • Analyse work requirement after obtaining work order from concerned authority • Plan and organize the visit and work schedule • Interpret the drawings, schematics and site layout • Identify the requirement of civil and electrical work for the installation • Inspect the building structures for foundation and positioning of PV panels, building materials for support, soil and so on • Verify that the essential materials, required tools and equipment are available at site • Comply with safety policies and standards while working
3. Install Solar PV and LED light SystemsTheory Duration (hh:mm) 30:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 50:00 Corresponding NOS Code ELE/N5905 • Use proper equipment to mark and measure the work area as per design • Execute the steps of installation of the required panel structures as per manufacturer’s instruction for roof top and non-roof top solar PV structures • Follow installation plan to install panels and secure them with structures • Perform the cable connection and secure them as per instructions • Perform LED light connections and check the functioning of final installed system • Use appropriate tools and follow safety guidelines while working • Perform post installation activities such as documentation, cleaning work area as per guidelines
4. Maintain and Repair Solar PV and LED Light Systems Theory Duration (hh:mm) 30:00 Practical Duration (hh:mm) 50:00 Corresponding NOS Code ELE/N5906 • Prepare a list of customer’s security coverage requirements as per needs communicated • Identify the work requirement from the concerned authority • Inspect the appropriateness of the tools and equipment required for the repair work • Perform routine maintenance of solar PV LED system such as cleaning of panels, checking cable connections, checking battery conditions and so on • Implement different photo voltaic panel fault finding methods to detect the faults and remove and replace faulty components carefully • List the issues identified in the work and report to responsible authority and seek advice • Implement appropriate method as per guidelines to rectify the fault or replacing the faulty module • Verify the functionalities of the components and the system after the repair work by performing basic tests • Use appropriate tools and follow safety guidelines while working • Perform post installation activities such as documentation, cleaning work area, returning tools and so on as per guidelines • Comply with environmental, architectural, structural, site and regulatory requirements
5. Work Effectively in a Team Theory Duration 15:00 Practical Duration 10:00 Corresponding NOS Code CSC/N1336 •Collect information and instructions from the supervisor and fellow workers and understand them • Use the information/instructions diligently and pass it on to authorized persons and the team members whenever required • Apply team building skills and assist colleagues to maximize effectiveness and efficiency in carrying out tasks • Identify the importance of effective communication skills and good interpersonal skills • Apply appropriate communication skills and etiquettes while interacting with others • Demonstrate responsible and disciplined behaviours at the workplace • Identify the common reasons for interpersonal conflict and ways of managing interpersonal conflict effectively • Identify different categories of people in the organization • Report grievances and problems to appropriate authority as per procedure to resolve them and avoid conflict
Basic Health and Safety Practices Theory Duration 20:00 Practical Duration 20:00 Corresponding NOS Code ELE/N1001 • Follow the electrical safety procedures • Use protective equipment suitable to tasks and work conditions • Identify the name and location of concerned people, documents and equipment for health and safety in the workplace • List job-site hazards, risks and accidents • Identify warning signs while accessing sensitive work areas • Use safety precautions while working at height, trenches and confined places • Apply methods of accident prevention in the work environment • Identify the importance of positive isolation of electrical equipment and system as per given standards • Comply with safe working practices while dealing with hazards to ensure the safety of self and others • Report any abnormal situation/behaviour of any equipment/system to relevant authorities • Identify the types of fire and use correct fire extinguishers • Apply emergency rescue techniques during fire hazard • Identify the importance of good housekeeping • Apply first aid and bandage to victims • Illustrate the steps to free a person from electrocution, and artificial respiration and the CPR Process • Use defined emergency procedures such as raising alarm, safe/efficient, evacuation, correct means of escape and so on • Prepare an incident report and send report to the concerned person • Demonstrate correct method to move injured people and others during an emergency • Identify the importance of safe lifting, carrying and transporting practices • Apply safe handling and disposal of hazardous wastes