SOLAR ACADEMY: FEBRUARY, 2024 SHORT PROFESSIONAL COURSE IN SOLAR PV SYSTEMS DESIGN, SIZING, INSTALLATION & MAINTENANC

Feb
22
February 22, 8:00 am
Where

The training will be physical at the Department of Physics, Chiromo Campus, University of

Nairobi.

The Department of Physics in conjunction with Solar Energy Research Group invites applications
for T1 &T2 training in solar photovoltaic design, installation, maintenance and commissioning
scheduled for February, 2024.

Download Application form

 

Where

The training will be physical at the Department of Physics, Chiromo Campus, University of

Nairobi.

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The Department of Physics in conjunction with Solar Energy Research Group invites applications
for T1 &T2 training in solar photovoltaic design, installation, maintenance and commissioning
scheduled for February, 2024.


QUALIFICATIONS
At least a High School certificate. Extra professional or academic certificates and or field
experience is not compulsory for admission.


SCOPE
The training will cover among others: • Basics of solar PV electricity, • Solar PV components
(panels, batteries, charge controllers, inverters), • Solar PV appliances (lights, refrigerators, tv,
radio), solar water pumping, • Site survey and solar system sizing, • Installation, and maintenance, •
Solar PV applications


TRAINING
The training will be physical at the Department of Physics, Chiromo Campus, University of
Nairobi.


TARGET GROUPS
The training is ideal for groups or individuals from government, public or private institutions,
electricians, technicians, teachers, technical institute tutors, NGO’s outreach personnel &
solar PV retailers and others.


DURATION AND COST
The training will run from 19th February, 2024-24th February 2024 full time, 8 am-5 pm. The
Cost is KShs.53,000/- per person for Kenyans or USD 640 for non-Kenyans. Participants are
expected to arrange for their own accommodation near the training venue as well as health cover
during the practical period.

HOW TO APPLY:

Application forms are available online at http://physics.uonbi.ac.ke/. A non-refundable application
fee of KShs. 1000/- (or USD 20 for non-Kenyans) is charged and together with the training fees are
payable to: UNES Consultancy Account, Absa Bank of Kenya, Westlands Branch Acc. No.
0732252452, SWIFT/BIC code:BARCKENX.
(if they ask for your student registration number, tell
them you are not a regular student, rather you are paying for short course training). Cheques are payable
to: UNES Consultancy.
Mpesa payment: paybill:303030, account: 0732252452 OR Buy Goods and services (Till
number): 9760423, UNES CONSULTANCY
and send the bank response message to the email
below. Duly completed application forms, academic & professional certificates, and bank deposit slips should be returned to the Department of Physics or can also be scanned and emailed to:
solaracademy2012@gmail.com on or before Friday 2nd February, 2024. Due to the limited number
of training opportunities, invitations shall be based on a first come first served basis.

For further Inquiries: Contact the Chairman, Department of Physics, Chiromo Campus,
Tel 020-4914119, email: physics@uonbi.ac.ke, or The training coordinator by telephone
+254722838140, Email: swaita@uonbi.ac.ke or solaracademy2012@gmail.com
The University of Nairobi is ISO 9001:2015 certified

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For further Enquiries: Contact Chairman, Department of Physics, Chiromo Campus, Tel 020-4914119, email: physics@uonbi.ac.ke, or The training coordinator on telephone +254722838140, Email: swaita@uonbi.ac.ke