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Stand-Alone Power Systems (SPS) Design and Install

Accredited Skill Set
At a glance

At a glance

Off grid, stand alone solar power solutions

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Statement of Attainment of accredited unit/s

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Course overview

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.

Units

The successful achievement of this program requires you to complete all units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Cluster
UEENEEK139A
Design stand-alone renewable energy (RE) systems
UEENEEK134A
Install ELV stand-alone photovoltaic power systems
UEENEEK128A
Solve problems in stand-alone renewable energy systems
UEENEEK123A
Carry out basic repairs to renewable energy apparatus

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


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.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

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.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland