Inclusive growth through jobs and skills is a core component of the City of Cape Townā€™s Economic Development Strategy. This, coupled with its target to provide secure, sustainable renewable energy, has led to the offer of subsidised support toĀ PVĀ technicians and suitably qualified people to attend theĀ PVĀ Skills development programme.

Aspiring candidates can benefit from a 75-100% subsidy towards the full cost of theĀ SolarĀ PVĀ InstallerĀ trainingĀ and assessment offered at SARETEC. Women applicants are automatically eligible for the 100% subsidy, should they fulfill the required criteria.

Qualifying criteria:

Evidence of below criteria needs to be provided on request:

  • Registered electrician or electrical experience
  • Department of Labour registration or registered business
  • PVinstallation experience

Terms and conditions:

The cost of the 5 dayĀ PVĀ trainingĀ is R11695.5 including VAT. This is then followed by the 2-day assessment, which costs R2700.

The 75% subsidy requires candidates to pay R2923.85 for theĀ SolarĀ PVĀ InstallerĀ trainingĀ and R675 for the assessment. TheĀ trainingĀ and assessments will take place on a first come first served bases during scheduled sessions throughout the year. If accepted and confirmed on theĀ training, failure to attend the actualĀ trainingĀ will result in candidates being liable for the full cost of theĀ training.

For more information or to book a spot clickĀ here.

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