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Learn how to design your PV system and take steps to become a fully qualified solar panel engineer with the FULL SOLAR ENERGY Design Course(With SketchUp & PVSYST). This course is an in-depth training program designed to provide an insight into the solar industry and solar PV installation.

In this course, you will develop practical knowledge and skills to become an expert in the field of energy consumption. You will start by learning how modern technology converts solar energy into electricity, and on completion will have full knowledge of how to design a photovoltaic system. Throughout the course, you will make use of expert solar design software PVSYST and SketchUp, to analyse your data and utilise specialist tools. System pricing, technical reports, and payback period are also discussed in detail.

What you’ll learn

  • Develop your knowledge of solar energy systems and its main components
  • Learn how to build your own solar energy system at home
  • Fast track your career in engineering and develop the required skills
  • Understand the fundamentals of solar radiation and PV solar energy
  • Learn how to conduct a solar energy site survey and technical report
  • Explore renewable energy consumption and the benefits of solar energy
  • Gain an understanding of how solar energy is measured and its units of power
  • Get step-by-step guidance on how to use specialist design software PVSYST & SketchUp


  • Passion to learn!
  • Basic computer skills

Who this course is for

  • Engineering students
  • Beginner Engineers in this field
  • Beginner Solar energy worker
  • Anyone who wants to enter this sector

Course Curriculum

See what will you learn FREE 00:02:00
What is Solar Energy 00:02:00
Power & Units 00:03:00
The components of the system ( Detailed explination)
Solar Penels 00:04:00
Inverter 00:03:00
Peak sun hours and Shading effect 00:04:00
Mounting Structure 00:03:00
Circuit Breaker 00:02:00
Design Stage & Installation Procedure
Site Survey 00:03:00
Design Steps Part 1 00:05:00
Design Steps part 2 00:08:00
Installation Procedure 00:03:00
Design softwares
SketchUp Tools part 1 00:07:00
SketchUp Tools part 2 00:06:00
Skelion Plugin For PV panels Integration 00:09:00
Design A system 00:07:00
Introduction to PVSYST 00:08:00
Design a system with PVSYST 00:04:00
Pricing, Payback Period, Technical and Financial Reports
Pricing 00:06:00
Payback Period 00:02:00
Technical & finanical reports 00:04:00
Additional Resources
Resources File: FULL SOLAR ENERGY Design Course(With SketchUp & PVSYST) 00:00:00


This course is for anyone who's interested in this topic and wants to learn more about it. This course will also help you gain potential professional skills.

No prior qualifications are needed to take this course.

You can study this course from wherever and whenever you want. You can study at your own pace and from any device. Just log in to your account from any device and start learning!

Yes, there is a test at the end of the course. Once you’ve completed all the modules of the course, you will have to give a multiple-choice test. The questions will be based on the topics of the modules you studied. And of course, you can take the test at any time, from any device and from anywhere you want.

Don’t worry if you fail the test, you can retake it as many times as you want.

You don’t have to wait a minute after your payment has been received, you can begin immediately. You will create your login details during the checkout process and we will also send you an email confirming your login details.

We make the payment process easy for you. You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. We use the latest SSL encryption for all transactions, so your order is safe and secure.

After you complete the course, you’ll immediately receive a free printable PDF certificate. Hard Copy certificate is also available, and you can get one for just £9! You may have to wait for 3 to 9 days to get the hard copy certificate.

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