SHORT PROFESSIONAL COURSE IN SOLAR PV SYSTEMS DESIGN, SIZING, INSTALLATION & MAINTENANCE
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 June, 2023.
At least a High School certificate. Extra professional or academic certificates and or field experience are not compulsory for admission.
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
The training will be physical at the Department of Physics, Chiromo Campus, University of Nairobi.
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 5th June, 2023-16th June, 2023 full time, 8 am-5 pm. The Cost is KShs.45,000/- per person for Kenyans or USD 550 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 special training).
Mpesa payment: paybill:303030, account: 0732252452 and send the bank sms to the email below.
Duly completed application forms, academic & professional certificates and bank deposit slip should be returned to the Department of Physics or can also be scanned and emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org on or before 19th May, 2023. Due to the limited number of training opportunities, invitation shall be based on first come first served basis.
For further Enquiries: Contact Chairman, Department of Physics, Chiromo Campus,
Tel 020-4914119, email: email@example.com, or The training coordinator on telephone
+254722838140, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com