Grid Connect PV Installer Accreditation

Course Code 3120ETL007
Locations Workplace training

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Study Mode Workplace
Length Five days
Commencement Expressions of interest
Timetable Five days face-to-face training. This course includes two-and-a-half days of theory and two-and-a-half days of practical training.
Course Overview

This course is for existing electricians to undertake solar panel installation training and apply to the
Clean Energy Council for accreditation to install PV solar systems.

What will I Learn?

Course participants will learn PV Solar Cell characteristics, construction voltage and current, and the installation and commission of PV systems on a tile and tin roof.

Course Outcomes and Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this course will allow students to gain Clean Energy Council accreditation for PV installation.

Course Requirements
Entrance requirements & pre-requisites

Students must hold and provide evidence of their Unrestricted Electrician's Licence to be eligible for this course.

Course requirements

To be eligible to complete this course you need to complete two units. Upon successful completion, you’ll receive credit and certification for: 

  • UEENEEK125A - Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems
  • UEENEEK148A - Install, configure and commission LV grid connected photovoltaic power


This course involves accredited units.  You will be required to complete assessment tasks to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the course outcomes.  A combination of written, oral and practical assessment strategies will be used in either a classroom, online or workplace environment. 

Where units require demonstration of skills in a workplace environment, you will have the opportunity to do this either in your own workplace (where appropriate), through a practical placement, or by using one of the Institute's simulated workshops/classrooms.  Detailed information about the types, conduct and dates of assessments will be provided in advance.  You will also be provided with information about the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.

After applying

Once you have applied for your chosen course, you will receive a thank you email from South West TAFE with a few steps to help process your enrolment.

Complete a Pre-Training Review
You will receive an email to complete a Pre-Training Review online evaluation. This evaluation helps us tailor your training to suit your needs.

Create or provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
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Skills recognition
If you have experience or prior qualifications, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of prior learning and gain credits. You will be asked to provide any relevant Statement of Attainment to support identified credits.


This short course costs $2000 including materials and consumables. 

Next Steps
How to apply

There are five simple steps to apply for a course with us.

  1. Apply - complete a short online application form. Once this form is submitted we'll send you a thank-you email.
  2. Literacy and Numeracy Assessment - we will assess whether you need to undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment and email it to you if required.
    If you are not required to undertake this assessment, you will skip to step 3.
  3. Chat to our team - your teacher or course specialist will contact you to discuss the course in more detail and ensure the right units of study are selected for you.
  4. Enrol – you will be sent an email to accept your offer for the course. By accepting, you will be directed to verify your details and submit your enrolment for processing.
  5. Pay - once we’ve completed your enrolment, we will send you an invoice to arrange payment of your course fees.

If you need any assistance with applying, contact our team on 1300 648 911 or visit your nearest campus.

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