About Kobus

Meet Kobus, an esteemed trainer at GREEN Solar Academy in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). With over four decades of diverse experience, Kobus is the ideal solar course trainer. He started his journey as an apprentice specializing in heavy industry electrician work, gaining expertise in motors, motor control panels, overhead cranes, pump stations, and stainless steel melting and casting plants.

As a Senior Electrician, he oversaw the maintenance and construction of the municipal network up to 11 KV, water purification works, and sewerage plants. Kobus also excelled as a Senior Technical Assistant, demonstrating proficiency in metering, tariff structures, and project management. With his entrepreneurial background in electrical contracting, he successfully handled various projects, including high mast lighting and upgrading municipal substations.

His wealth of practical knowledge and real-world insights make him an invaluable asset in shaping the next generation of solar experts at the academy.


  • Certified Electrician 
  • Preventative Management Manager Orientations 
  • Safety for Supervisors 
  • Basic Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 
  • Advanced Diploma in Business Management