4 Day Solar Grid-Connect Accreditation Course

Installing solar PV systems
Installing grid-connected solar PV system

Solar grid-connect training in Melbourne
Design & Install Accreditation (electricians only)

Glen Morris will be running a four day accreditation course in partnership with Skillbuild Training at CERES community environment park in Melbourne on:

Monday 15 to Thursday 18 September

This course will deliver the three units of competency required by the Clean Energy Council for grid-connect accreditation for electricians.

Update your skills and get 60 CPD points!

Those who may already be accredited but wish to update their skills are welcome to enrol in this course too. Glen is a member of the Australian Standards Committee that produces AS/NZS 5033 and AS 4777 – the standards for grid-connected solar installations. Please contact the CEC to confirm your eligibility for CPD points for this course.

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Course description

The grid-connect skill set offered by Skillbuild Training has been designed for licensed electricians who want to obtain accreditation from the Clean Energy Council (CEC). This will enable them to access incentives offered by the Federal Government for solar panel installations. The course on offer meets the requirements of the regulating body, the Clean Energy Council, for accreditation.

The training will be delivered through a combination of technical/theoretical training, and workshop practical training and assessment. The course covers the essential knowledge and skills required to meet industry requirements. The training is carried out over 4 days (with some pre-course work required) and includes individual time with your trainer to collect evidence for Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer if applicable.

Outcomes

Upon completion you will be able to apply for accreditation with the Clean Energy Council. Accreditation allows you to:

  • Create STC’s for your customers
  • Access feed-in tariffs offered by supply authorities
  • Make installation costs lower for your customers
  • Follow a recognised code for installation
  • Use the Clean Energy Council logo on your advertising
  • Access a restricted technical support website run by CEC

Units of Competency

The course units are those specified by the Clean Energy Council which will enable you to apply for accreditation if you successfully achieve the required competencies. The current requirements are for three units to be completed.

Course codes

UEENEEK125A Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and equipment
UEENEEK135A Design grid connected photovoltaic power systems
UEENEEK148A Install, configure and commission LV grid connected photovoltaic power systems

Entry requirement

Applicants must have a current A grade electrical license: proof must be provided on enrolment.

Enrolment

You can enrol by clicking on the button below or by visiting Skillbuild’s website: www.skillbuildtraining.com.au. Course information, enrolment forms and an invoice will then be emailed to you. A deposit of $1000 is required to secure your place on the course.

Cost $1980

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Glen’s friendly style is delivered with a deep understanding of the practical and theoretical issues of installing solar PV systems. Glen is a member of the Standards committee that develops the renewable energy standards for New Zealand and Australia. His expertise is derived from having lived off-grid for most of his adult life, running a renewable energy company for over ten years and delivering industry training around Australia and internationally.

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