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SSUEE0019

Stand-Alone Power Systems (SPS) Design and Install Skill Set

Off grid, stand alone solar power solutions. Watch this short video to find out how TAFE Queensland is working with industry and their skills-base to make sure they can deliver systems and quality training safely and reliably in the renewable energy industry.

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TIME Anytime
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY On Campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$2,315

Course overview

Get prepared for accreditation in Design and Installation of Stand Alone Power Systems with this course. Read the specific details about accreditation on Clean Energy Council before enrolling in this course.

Course outcome:

Statement of Attainment

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this skill set requires you to complete all units listed below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

Cluster

  • Cluster

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEK123A
    Carry out basic repairs to renewable energy apparatus
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEK123A
    Unit description :
    This unit deals with the replacement of electrical and non-electrical components of renewable energy apparatus. It encompasses safe working practices, following written and oral instructions and procedures, basic testing techniques, disconnecting and reconnecting electrical/electronic components, dismantling and assembling apparatus and reporting repair activities. Other alternatives of prerequisite units may apply. Please see alternatives here: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/UEENEEK123A

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE104A , UEENEEE108A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Carry out basic repairs to renewable energy apparatus

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEK128A
    Solve problems in stand-alone renewable energy systems
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEK128A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers providing known solutions to predictable problems in stand-alone renewable energy systems operated at extra-low voltage. It encompasses working safely, problem solving procedures, including the use of basic voltage, current and resistance measuring devices, providing known solutions to predictable circuit problems.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEK123A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Solve problems in stand-alone renewable energy systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEK134A
    Install ELV stand-alone photovoltaic power systems
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEK134A
    Unit description :

    This competency standard unit covers the installation, adjustment and set up of ELV stand-alone photovoltaic power systems. It encompasses working safely and to installation standards, matching components with that specified for a given location, placing and securing system components accurately, making required circuit connections and completing the necessary installation documentation.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEK125A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install ELV stand-alone photovoltaic power systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEK139A
    Design stand-alone renewable energy (RE) systems
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEK139A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers the design of stand-alone renewable energy systems and their installation. It encompasses following design briefs, incorporating schemes for protection of persons and property from dangers of system malfunction, ensuring other safety and performance standards and functional requirements are meet and documenting design calculations and criteria.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEK128A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Design stand-alone renewable energy (RE) systems
Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Eagle Farm
Anytime
up to 4 months
Theory options: Distance self paced/Scheduled Tutorials (in class and on Zoom) Practical: One day
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $2,315

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Stand-Alone Power Systems (SPS) Design and Install Skill Set (SSUEE0019)

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Stand-Alone Power Systems (SPS) Design and Install Skill Set

COURSE CODE: SSUEE0019
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

Read this before applying.

Selection criteria

The course is open to students who have completed the seven Electrical Knowledge units of competency (or equivalent) as prescribed in the Clean Energy Councils accreditation pathways document.

These units can be undertaken by enrolling in the course in Foundation Electrical Units Pre Requisites - Renewable Energy Clean Energy Council Accreditation offered by TAFE Queensland SkillsTech.

Students with a strong electrical knowledge background including electricians and engineers (particularly electrical and electronics) may be granted exemption from these units.

Unit UEENEEK125A Design Grid Connected Photovoltaic Systems is required for Grid Connect Accreditation which is to be undertaken prior to, and separately from the dedicated Stand-Alone Power Systems units.

Resources Required

Required Textbook – it is essential that you bring these to the first day of class:

  • Stand Alone Power Systems:  Design and Installation by GSES (available at the QTW) Ph 1800 611 300 or 07 3261 1300
  • Required Standards – AS4509 (Once you have signed on click on: Australian Standards Online)

Please note: you cannot save these files for more than a couple of days as they disappear, so you would need to print them out.

Materials List:

  • Steel capped Boots
  • Long Sleeved Shirt and Pants
  • Safety Glasses
  • Hat
  • Notebook
  • Sunscreen
  • Calculator
  • Email access
  • Internet access
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel.

Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry in to practical classes.

Need to know

UEENEEK125A Design Grid Connected Photovoltaic Systems is required for Grid Connect Accreditation which can be undertaken in the Grid Connect Install Course.

Replacement skill set
This skill set has been superseded, as of 4 October 2020. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 3 October 2022. If required, enrolments will be transitioned into the replacement qualification.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

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