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Photovoltaic Systems Design Program for Refugees and Host Communities

The German Energy Academy in Jordan, in collaboration with and supported by the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education and Al-Hussein Technical University, offers this intensive specialized course in photovoltaic (PV) systems design. This course aims to provide trainees with the theoretical and practical
knowledge required to design PV systems professionally. The course will be delivered by certified trainers from the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, who have specialized qualifications and experience in the field. Trainees will acquire practical skills essential for the job market, enabling them to become certified PV system designers using various software tools. A final exam will be held to assess the trainees and award them a certificate of expertise.

 

Instructors:

  • Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Ateili
  • Engineer Hamza Al-Banna
  • Engineer Radi Al-Rashid
  • Engineer Ahmed Azzam

Target Audience: Technicians and graduates in electrical, mechanical, and energy engineering. The
course content will be offered at an introductory level, serving as an important first step in preparing any
technician or engineer to enter the field of solar energy.

Prerequisites: Applicants for this course must meet the following requirements:

  • Nationality: Jordanian from host communities (50%) or Syrian refugee (50%)
  • Age group: 20-35
  • Employment status: Professionals, technicians, or engineers
  • Not employed or registered with social security
  • Electromechanical background

Expected Outcomes: By the end of this course, attendees will be able to:

  1. Understand the basics of electricity, solar energy, and photovoltaic technology.
  2. Know the types and components of photovoltaic systems, related single-line electrical diagrams,
    codes, and approved regulations.
  3. Organize work for designing photovoltaic systems (time management, work distribution).
  4. Evaluate the solar energy source for any location.
  5. Read the nameplate of photovoltaic system components.
  6. Interpret the single-line diagram for any photovoltaic project.
  7. Connect cells to achieve the appropriate system power based on the inverter.
  8. Design and create the single-line diagram for grid-connected solar power systems.
  9. Design and create the single-line diagram for off-grid solar power systems.

Topics:

  • Unit 1: Basics of Electrical Energy Engineering
  • Unit 2: Basics of Solar Radiation
  • Unit 3: Photovoltaic Cell Technologies and Types
  • Unit 4: Characteristics and Types of Metal Structures for Renewable Energy Systems
  • Unit 5: Designing and Installing the Metal Structure for Photovoltaic Systems
  • Unit 6: Introduction to Software Used in Designing Photovoltaic Systems
  • Unit 7: Designing and Sizing Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Systems Using Various Software
  • Unit 8: Designing and Sizing Off-Grid Photovoltaic Systems Using Various Software

Accredited Training Hours: The total course duration is 120 accredited training hours, including practical
training and field visits.

Evaluation Criteria: A certificate of completion will be awarded based on attendance of at least 80% of
the total course time, successful completion of the final assessment, and passing the soft skills
development course.

Schedule and Location:

  • Duration: February 25, 2024, to April 8, 2024
  • Regular Days: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • During Ramadan: 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Location: German Energy Academy in Jordan, Al-Hussein Technical University – Building 17, Room N-203, King Hussein Business Park
  • Cost: The course fee is 600 JOD, which will be fully covered by a grant from the Abdulla Al Ghurair

 

Foundation for Education. This includes:

  • Educational materials
  • Personal safety gear
  • Tools and equipment for practical sessions
  • Transportation to field training sites
  • Digital skills and techniques courses
  • Examination and certification

Registration: Please fill out the form below to register: Registration Form

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