Duration: 
5 day
Location: 
Delivery mode: 
Face to Face with eLearning
Fees: 
$1635
Start dates:
29 April 2024
8 July 2024
18 November 2024
Application due dates:
Direct applications are due on 26 April 2024 for our next intake which starts on 29 April 2024.

Overview

The Solar Grid Connect - Design and Install TNABL short course is designed for electricians and electrical engineers who want to gain skills in the design and installation of grid-connected PV systems.

This course provides licensed electricians with the skills to understand energy audits, design, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain grid connected photovoltaic systems and the associated equipment. It allows successful students to gain provisional accreditation with the Clean Energy Council, which may lead to full accreditation in Grid Connect Design or Grid Connect Install.

You will develop technical skills and knowledge that will ensure you are ready for work, including:

  • preparing to work on photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems
  • solving problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems
  • completing work and documenting problem solving activities
  • preparing to design grid connected power supply systems
  • developing grid connected power supply systems design
  • obtaining approval for grid connected power supply systems design
  • preparing to install photovoltaic power systems
  • installing photovoltaic power systems, and
  • completing and reporting on installation activities.

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Careers

This course provides licensed electricians with the skills to understand energy audits, design, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain grid connected photovoltaic systems and the associated equipment. It allows successful students to gain provisional accreditation with the Clean Energy Council, which may lead to full accreditation in Grid Connect Design or Grid Connect Install.

Course contents

In order to be issued a Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency(s) within TNABL Solar Grid Connect - Design and Install, a student must successfully complete the following unit(s): 

The Solar Grid Connect - Design and Install course is designed for electricians and electrical engineers who want to gain skills in the design and installation of grid-connected PV systems. This course provides licensed electricians with the skills to understand energy audits, design, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain grid connected photovoltaic systems and the associated equipment. It allows successful students to gain provisional accreditation with the Clean Energy Council, which may lead to full accreditation in Grid Connect Design or Grid Connect Install.

At completion of the course, you will develop technical skills and knowledge including:
-
preparing to work on photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems;
-
solving problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems;
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completing work and documenting problem solving activities;
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preparing to design grid connected power supply systems;
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developing grid connected power supply systems design;
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obtaining approval for grid connected power supply systems design;
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preparing to install photovoltaic power systems;
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installing photovoltaic power systems, and;
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completing and reporting on installation activities
The program is delivered over a five consecutive days (8 hourly) face-to-face session, facilitator led delivery and will involve utilising an online platform. It is expected participants have basic IT skills to navigate electronic resources.

Note, the following pre-requisite requirements apply to units in this course:

- UEERE0061 Design grid-connected photovoltaic power supply systems
UEERE0054 Conduct site survey for grid-connected photovoltaic and battery storage systems and UEEEL0039 Design, install and verify compliance and functionality of general electrical installations or UEERE0051 Apply electrical principles to renewable energy design.

- UEERE0080 Install photovoltaic power conversion equipment to grid
UEEEL0012 Install low voltage wiring, appliances, switchgear and associated accessories and UEERE0054 Conduct site survey for grid-connected photovoltaic and battery storage systems.

- UEERE0081 - Install photovoltaic systems to power conversion equipment
UEEEL0012 Install low voltage wiring, appliances, switchgear and associated accessories and UEERE0054 Conduct site survey for grid-connected photovoltaic and battery storage systems or UEERE0055 Conduct site survey for off-grid photovoltaic/genset systems.

Admission & pathways

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course. Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.

Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency.

As part of the application process, applicants must:
* complete a Pre-training Review (PTR) to determine suitability for admission.
* hold an Unrestricted Electrician's Licence or equivalent issued in an Australian State or Territory (evidence is required)
* provide evidence of successful completion of the required pre-requisite units either UEEEL0039 or UEERE0051, and unit UEEEL0012.
Please note, unit UEERE0054 is delivered as part of this course and does not form part of the admission requirements. Applicants who have passed this unit prior to course commencement may be assessed for credit towards this unit.

The pre-requisite unit requirements are as follows:
UEERE0061 Design grid-connected photovoltaic power supply systems

- UEERE0054 Conduct site survey for grid-connected photovoltaic and battery storage systems
and

- UEEEL0039 Design, install and verify compliance and functionality of general electrical installations or

- UEERE0051 Apply electrical principles to renewable energy design.
UEERE0080 Install photovoltaic power conversion equipment to grid

- UEEEL0012 Install low voltage wiring, appliances, switchgear and associated accessories
and

- UEERE0054 Conduct site survey for grid-connected photovoltaic and battery storage systems.
UEERE0081 - Install photovoltaic systems to power conversion equipment

- UEEEL0012 Install low voltage wiring, appliances, switchgear and associated accessories
and

- UEERE0054 Conduct site survey for grid-connected photovoltaic and battery storage systems.

How to apply

Available start dates:

  • 29 April 2024 (5 days, Mon-Fri. 8am-4.30pm, Rm W1086)
  • 8 July 2024 (5 days, Mon-Fri. 8am-4.30pm, Rm W1086)
  • 18 November 2024 (5 days, Mon-Fri. 8am-4.30pm, Rm W1086)

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