This unit covers monitoring energy use and providing basic sustainable energy options to reduce the energy consumption in residential premises. It encompasses working safely and providing basic sustainable energy solutions for energy reduction in domestic premises.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills and knowledge: - non-technical issues; - energy services/demand; - solar radiation resource; - solar thermal systems; - photovoltaic arrays; - wind energy resource and technology; - micro-hydro resource and technology, and; - stand-alone power system configuration.

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