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Solar Technician Diploma

Diploma in Solar

The Diploma in solar certificate program is a one year certification course taught by hybrid learning. Students enrolled for the course will be preferably on the job working for a solar company.  This Solar  course is designed to train Engineers /technicians who can install, maintain and promote the uses of  Solar PV systems and other appliances.

We ensure our students are equipped with the know-how and best practices to install solar plants, which provides end customers with an assurance that they will receive a high-quality installation. The tailored certification for Solar Technician training puts you at the forefront of best practices.

Learning objectives of the course

  • Understand the fundamental principles of solar radiation, including its measurement, variability, and its interaction with photovoltaic and solar thermal systems.
  • Develop a comprehensive knowledge of solar photovoltaic (PV) technology, including the operation, design principles, and components of PV systems.
  • Gain proficiency in the design and simulation of solar PV systems, considering factors such as site assessment, shading analysis, and system sizing to maximize energy yield.
  • Learn advanced techniques for PV system installation, including mounting methods, wiring configurations, and compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Explore solar energy storage technologies, including batteries and grid-tied systems, and understand their integration into PV systems for enhanced reliability and performance.
  • Develop expertise in solar thermal technology, including solar water heating systems, concentrating solar power (CSP) systems, and their applications in residential, commercial, and industrial settings.
  • Acquire skills in solar system maintenance, troubleshooting, and performance optimization, including regular inspections, cleaning procedures, and diagnostic techniques.
  • Understand the economic and financial aspects of solar energy projects, including cost-benefit analysis, return on investment (ROI) calculations, and financing options.
  • Explore renewable energy policies, regulations, and incentives at the local, national, and international levels, and their implications for solar project development and implementation.
  • Gain practical experience through hands-on laboratory experiments, field visits, and industry internships, applying theoretical knowledge to real-world solar energy projects.
  • Develop effective communication and teamwork skills to collaborate with colleagues, clients, and stakeholders in the planning, design, and implementation of solar energy solutions.
  • Explore emerging trends and innovations in solar energy research and technology, including advancements in materials, manufacturing processes, and system integration.
  • Foster a commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship, understanding the role of solar energy in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating climate change.
  • Prepare for careers in the solar energy industry, including roles in solar project development, system integration, consulting, research, and policy advocacy.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking, problem-solving, and ethical decision-making skills in addressing complex challenges and opportunities in the field of solar energy.

Course Description for diploma in Solar

After going through this course the student will be able to:

  • Understand the Basic Principles of Solar Technology.
  • Install and commission Solar power plants.
  • Solar Cooker,
  • Solar Water Heater
  • Solar Photovoltaic Lighting System.
  • Solar Water Pumping etc. install, maintain and promote the uses of solar applications.

The proposed topics covered are

  • Introduction to Renewable energy
  • Basics of Electricity
  • Solar Radiation Basics and Measurement
  • Solar Path – Video
  • Working of  Solar Cells
  • Solar PV Modules
  • Solar PV Module Arrays
  • Basics of Charge Controller
  • Inverter Basics
  • Solar Batteries
  • How to audit an electricity bill
  • Site audit & assessment
  • Components Selection
  • Balance of Systems Components
  • Safety in Installation of Solar PV Systems
  • Solar PV Plant Installation Check List
  • Installation of Solar PV Power Plants
  • Plant Operation and Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting of Solar PV Power Plants.


  • Passed 12th class examination with Science and Mathematics or its equivalent
  • Preference will be given to candidates working in the Solar Sector/ Related energy sector.
  • Admission for this course will be conducted in TWO PHASES for the convenience of International and upcountry students.

Admission Notice – Diploma in Solar  for the academic year 2024-25 diploma in Solar.

IISE is offering a Solar Diploma for the academic year 2024-25. This course is specifically designed for working professionals in the solar sector who are looking to upgrade their skills & profile as per the latest industry standards.

Total no of seats – 30 nos only

Admission for this course will be conducted in TWO PHASES for the convenience of International and upcountry students.



  • Online application start date:  04th July 2024
  • Last date for application for the first phase is 18th July 2024. 

PROGRAM FEES :  Rs. 59,999/-


  • Get scholarship up to 40 %  if you apply before 16th July 2024.
  • Total course fee for students availing  40% scholarship is Rs. 35,999/-
  • Scholarship consideration is exclusive to applications received by 16th July 2024. 
  • Only 10 seats are reserved for scholarship recipients, allocated on a first-come, first-served basis scoring more than 80% in the online exam.

Applications submitted after 16th July 2024 will not be eligible for scholarship consideration.

Please note that once all scholarship seats are filled during the initial round of admissions, no further scholarship opportunities will be available.

To qualify for the scholarship, applicants must demonstrate exceptional academic performance, scoring at least above 80% in our online test. With scholarships available for 10 deserving students, competition will be fierce – so make sure you’re ready to shine!


  • Online application start date: To be Announced
  • The last date for application is To be Announced
  • The last Date for Admission is  To be Announced

Selection will be strictly on Merit. Seats are limited so students would be shortlisted on first cum first serve basis depending upon qualifications experience & online exam grading

Admission to this course will be conducted in TWO PHASES. If the seats are filled in the FIRST PHASE. Then the SECOND PHASE of admission won’t be held.

HOW TO GET STARTED – Admission procedure:

Step one: 

Admission for the Diploma start on 04th July 2024.

All the students in our inquiry database will be emailed first and given a chance to take admission on a first come first basis.

Course Application fees:

For Indian Citizens / Indians Overseas

If you are interested in the course, please make the payment of Rs 999/ – for the course application – Payment Link 

After you make the payment. you will be directed to the application page. Here you can submit all your details. Additional documents if required should be submitted. You will be provided a link for the online exam.  The screening committee will then shortlist the eligible candidates. 

Scenario one :

If you are selected for the program and take the admission, This amount will be adjusted against your course fee. 

Scenario Two :

This amount is refundable after a deduction of Rs 500/- for the processing charges if you are not selected for the program.

Scenario Three :

If you are selected and don’t take the admission, then only this amount will be forfeited.

( We are having this arrangement Since we are getting a lot of inquiries and want to avoid time wasters from our admission process. )

Step Two

Shortlisted candidates will be emailed a conditional offer letter .  Admission confirmation fee should be paid at this stage as per the fee schedule given by IISE.

Application received on or before 16th July 2024 will be only considered for scholarship.

For Foreign Nationals:

If you are interested in the course, please make the payment of  USD 40/

Payment link for the course application ( Please note below the payment button is only for overseas students / Foreign nationals only. )

After you make the payment. you will be directed to the application page. Here you can submit all your details.

Payment by monthly EMI

Now pay your fees in  Easy EMI

Students can also pay the fees through interest free Easy Monthly Instalments.

Job Placement Assistance:

We have a dedicated job placement cell for our students. IISE students are recognized through out the solar industry for diploma in Solar. The Solar sector is constantly looking to fill up the Engineer/ Technician roles who has successfully completed the Diploma in Solar course .

To know more Please check the FAQ Tab on this page.

If you are interested in the course, please make the payment of Rs 999/ – for the course application – Payment Link 

Course Equivalency :

This course is equivalent to following courses below.

Solar Engineering course in India, Solar technician course in India, Solar Technician training, Solar Technician ITI course, Government solar training 2020, Government certificate course in solar Energy, Solar certificate course.

To know more Please check the FAQ Tab on this page.

If you are interested in the course, please make the payment of Rs 999/ – for the course application – Payment Link


Unit 1: Basic Principles in Solar Technology

  • Introduction to Renewable energy
  • Solar Thermal Conversion
  • Principles of Solar Radiation
  • Solar Collector
  • Absorption of radiation and Conversion to Thermal Energy
  • Collection & Storage of Thermal Energy
  • Solar Photovoltaic Cells.

Unit 2: Electricity

  • Basic of Electricity
  • Power and it Units
  • AC and DC Power
  • Power
  • Energy
  • Calculation of Electricity units

Unit 3: Solar Cookers.

  • Flat plate Box Type Solar Cooker
  • Advantages of Solar Cooker
  • Limitations, Cooking time
  • Precautions while using a solar cooker
  • Concentration type solar cooker
  • Basket type solar cooker etc.

Unit 4 : Domestic & Industrial Water Heaters

  • Domestic Solar Water Heater
  • Industrial Solar Water Heater
  • System Installation & Test

Unit 5: Solar Dryer

  • Cabinet type Solar Dryer
  • Bamboo type Solar Dryer

Unit 6: Solar Battery System

  • Principle of battery system
  • Solar Array
  • Battery Bank
  • Electronic Controller
  • Inverter
  • Maintenance of Battery
  • Trouble shooting
  • Basics of Lead-Acid Batteries
  • Discharge limits of Lead-Acid batteries.

Unit 7: Solar Water Pumping

  • Solar photovoltaic pumping system.
  • SPV modules.
  • Water pump.

IISE reserve the right to change the curriculum as per instructions from its Education sub -committee.

We ensure solar Engineers/ Technicians are equipped with the know how and best practices to install solar plants, which provides end customers with an assurance that they will receive a high-quality installation. The tailored certification training puts you at the forefront of best practices.

On successful completion of the module, you will be able to

Those completing Diploma in Solar can find employment in the nodal agencies of the Ministry of Non-conventional Energy Sources, voluntary agencies and other organizations promoting the technology at district and block levels.

Entrepreneurial opportunities is also be available in terms of opening shops for spare parts, servicing and sale of solar devices.

The information above reflects the currently intended course structure and module details. Updates may be made on an annual basis and revised details will be published through Program Specifications ahead of each academic year. The regulations governing this course are available on our website.

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Admission procedure:

Step one:

  1. Admission for the Solar Engineering Diploma will start from 05th Sept 2023.
  2. All the students in our inquiry database will be emailed first and given an chance to take admission on first come first basis.
  3. After you make the payment,  you will be directed to the application page.
  4. Here you can submit all your details.
  5. Shortlisted candidates will be called for admission round.
  6. Admission cum course fee should be paid at this stage as per fee schedule given by IISE.