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SSUEE0018

Solar Panel and Grid Connect Install Skill Set

Accredited Short Course

Sustain a career in the renewable energy industry. 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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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Bundaberg Start date: 20 Mar 2023 Duration: 1 week
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Sunshine Coast Wide Bay Burnett
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
CSQ funded
$280
Full Fee
$1,145 - $1,310

Course overview

This short course will prepare you for Grid Connect accreditation as prescribed by the Clean Energy Council (CEC).

If you are an Electrician you may choose to gain Grid Connect Accreditation in Install and Design.

Non-Electricians may only enrol in Design. Read the specific details about accreditation on Clean Energy Council before enrolling in this course.

Course outcome:

Statement of Attainment

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Funding

TAFE Queensland is a proud recipient of Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding and is a registered provider in the CSQ Short Course program - this unit is subsidised under this program. It is important to note only eligible participants may receive funding for eligible courses. Learn more about eligibility criteria.

What you will study

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

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEERE0016
    Install, configure and commission LV grid-connected photovoltaic power systems
    UNIT CODE :
    UEERE0016
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to install and commission a low voltage (LV) photovoltaic (PV) power system to the grid power system.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEEEL0012 , UEERE0022
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install, configure and commission LV grid-connected photovoltaic power systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEERE0022
    Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems
    UNIT CODE :
    UEERE0022
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to solve problems with solar radiation, photovoltaic (PV) modules and the impact that tilt, location and orientation has on the output of a PV system.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0016 , UEECD0043
  • UNIT NAME
  • Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems
Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Eagle Farm
23 Jan 2023
up to 4 months
Theory Options: In class/Distance self paced/Scheduled Tutorials (in class and on Zoom) Practical: One day
Mixed mode
  • CSQ funded: $280
  • Full fee: $1,310
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Nambour
12 Jun 2023
1 week
Full time
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $280
  • Full fee: $1,145
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Bundaberg
20 Mar 2023
1 week
Full time
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $280
  • Full fee: $1,145

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Solar Panel and Grid Connect Install Skill Set (SSUEE0018)

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Solar Panel and Grid Connect Install Skill Set

COURSE CODE: SSUEE0018
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

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Selection criteria

Students must be a qualified Electrician or Electrical Mechanic.

Resources required

Required textbooks and Australian Standards (AS):

  • Grid Connected PV Systems Design and Installation (8th Edition) by GSES.  This is available for purchase through QTW .  Limited copies (old version) are accessible via the TAFE Queensland library
  • AS 4777 Grid connection of energy systems via inverters (accessible via  the TAFE Queensland library)
  • AS 5033 Installation and safety requirements for photovoltaic (PV) arrays (accessible via the TAFE Queensland library)

Materials list:

  • steel capped boots
  • long sleeved shirt and pants
  • safety Glasses
  • hat and sunscreen
  • notebook
  • calculator
  • active email address
  • internet access
  • Microsoft Word and Excel.

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

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
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.