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At City College Plymouth, we’re at the forefront of green energy education and skill development. Our newly established Green Skills Centre, opened in September 2023, is a testament to our commitment to eco-friendly and innovative training.

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Installation of Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Systems (600/5175/9A)

  • Course code: IPVS
  • Level: 3
  • Qualification: Certificate
  • Awarding body: EMTA Awards Ltd (EAL)
  • Duration: One week (five days)
  • Course type: Part-time, Short course

Design, Installation and Commissioning of Electrical Energy Storage Systems

  • Course code: EE55, EESS
  • Level: 3
  • Qualification: Certificate
  • Awarding body: EMTA Awards Ltd (EAL)
  • Duration: Three days
  • Course type: Part-time, Short course

Initial and Periodic Electrical Inspection and Testing (2391)

  • Course code: PG18/6
  • Level: 3
  • Qualification: Award
  • Awarding body: City & Guilds (C&G)
  • Duration: Five days
  • Course type: Short course
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Leading the charge in EV training

We’re proud to introduce our exclusive Electric Vehicle (EV) short courses, meticulously designed for practicing electricians and forward-thinking employers in Plymouth who are eager to dive into the world of green energy, sustainable skills and amp up their training.

Our EV courses are not just educational pathways; they are gateways to a greener future. These courses are:

  • Short and Flexible: Each course spans a maximum of 5 days, allowing you to learn without disrupting your schedule
  • Customisable: Choose individual courses or opt for a packaged programme delivered over several weeks, tailored to your needs
  • Expert-Led: Learn from industry leaders who bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to each session.

Unlock a brighter future

At City College, we’re your go-to destination for top-notch education in the world of Solar PV, Photo-Voltaic systems, and Solar Panel Courses. Whether you’re seeking to harness the power of Solar PV, understand the intricacies of PV Inverters, or attain the coveted Microgeneration Certification Scheme qualification, our comprehensive courses have got you covered.

At the Green Skills Centre, we’re not just teaching skills; we’re shaping the future of green technology education.

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