HelioLearn© is an online training learning management platform developed by LEDsafari to support vocational training. The platform has a modular structure to allow each user to access only the desired content. The learning modules cover from very technical topics to business and entrepreneurship models for off-grid solar PV. HelioLearn© is currently available in French and English and can easily be translated into other languages.
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In the table below you can find a list of modules currently available on HelioLearn:
|| Learning Elements|
| Solar Home System
|| A glance at S.H.S. From the basics to the installation in a short and easy module
- Components of a Solar Home System
- Site survey and sizing
- Operation & Maintenance
| Fundamental Knowledge
|| Electricity and energy fundamentals are essential to set the basis for a good understanding of PV.
- Voltage, Current, Resistance
- Ohm's law
- Energy and Power
- Solar radiation
| From sunlight to Electricity
|| Light to electricity conversion mechanisms and different PV technology are carefully illustrated.
- The photoelectric effect
- Material for light to electricity conversion
- Structure of a solar module
|| All the components essential for a PV installation are presented, along with their different characteristics
- Batteries: terminology, types and characteristics
- Inverters: terminology, types and characteristics
- Charge Controller: terminology and characteristics
- Other electrical components
|| From the site survey to the sizing and installation.
- Site survey
- Ideal location, tilt angle and orientation
- Mounting configurations
- Making connections
| Operation & Maintenance
|| Testing, Monitoring, Cleaning and Troubleshooting
- Energy usage monitoring
- Cleaning of solar panel
- Maintenance of batteries
- Troubleshooting of common problems
|| Discover mini grid and their characteristics
- What are minigrids
- Types and characteristics of minigrids
| Solar Pumps
|| A glance at solar pumps. From the fundamental mechanism to the sizing and installation.
- What are solar pumps
- Working mechanism
- Types of solar pumps
| Entrepreneurship Models
|| Discover how to turn solar technologies into a real business!
- Business model and business canva
- Specific business model for solar PV
- PAY-GO system
HelioLearn Online Training Platform - Introduction
With the rapid expansion of the off-grid photovoltaic market in emerging economies, vocational training are becoming a strong need:
1. For solar companies that need to hire an elevated number of skilled persons
2. For individuals that can look into this new market for employment opportunities
Discover more about HelioLearn©: http://ledsafari.com/wp-content/uploads/HelioLearn-presentation_last-version.pdf
HelioLearn© is an online training learning management platform developed by LEDsafari to support vocational training. It was developed with a strong learner-centric approach relying on the pedagogical expertise of the team. HelioLearn bears a unique pedagogy which makes the training process fun and easy to follow by means of slides and videos.
The students are regularly stimulated with:
- Challenges - to facilitate their concentration
- Fun facts and anecdotes - to raise their curiosity
- Analogies, examples and short videos - to explain complicated concepts.
- Assessments at the end of every module - to evaluate students competences and skills.
The learning process of each student is tracked in order to provide to the training responsible a simple and smart way to follow their progresses
Hiring tool:solar companies operating in region where it is challenging to find technically skilled employees can ask their candidates to complete the online modules before inviting them for an interview.
Time saver: the theoretical knowledge can be delivered through HelioLearn online blended learning formula allow also people with low tech background will be able to follow the modules.
Professional Development: PV technologies are continuously evolving. Experts of basic Solar Home System can learn about mini grids, solar pumps or smart grid for their next career step.
Channel Partner Training Tool: solar companies can upload their own training materials and share it with partners and customers.
Customer sensibilization: individuals curious of their rooftop system have the possibility to discover the photovoltaic technology.
LEDsafari is a clean-tech social start-up based in Lausanne, Switzerland that develops innovative digital products to help solar companies and organisations to manage their staff and assets. LEDsafari uses its innovative solar kits for education purposes, online training platform for skill development and IoT sensor for online monitoring of the solar devices (SmartHelio©). LEDsafari has worked with Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Swiss Re Foundation, Signify (former Philips) Lighting Foundation, European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EU), Speco (Canton de Vaud), Swissnex, Mahindra Susten (india) etc.</span>