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Design and Install of Grid Connected Photovoltaic Systems

Course Description

The solar grid-connect skill set offered by Volt Edge has been designed for licenced electricians who want to obtain accreditation from the Clean Energy Council (CEC).
This will enable students to access incentives offered by the Federal Government for solar panel installations. The course on offer meets the requirements of the regulating body, the Clean Energy Council, for accreditation.

This course:
Provides known solutions to predictable problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems operated at ELV and LV.
Covers the installation, adjustment and set-up of photovoltaic power systems and connecting to a supply grid inverter.
Covers the design of grid connected photovoltaic power supply systems and their installation.

Content Delivery

Brisbane – delivered 4 days over Live Web Zoom on the 5th day you will attend Northgate for your practical.

Melbourne – delivered over 4 days completely face to face.

Other locations – if you are unable to attend either of these locations you can attend training 4 days over Live Web and complete your install under the guidance of someone who holds their CEC accreditation.


Students will complete a theory assessment as well as practicals.

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Skills obtained

Simulated Work Environment

Benefit from the close and detailed guidance of our trainers in person using utilising current equipment.


Learn correct design of a grid-connected PV system to utilise correct equipment and be cost effective.

Install & Configure

Ensure safe workplace methods to install and configure systems

Problem Solving

Apply higher-level order thinking skills to promote workplace initiative and resolution.

Unit of Competencies
Unit Code Unit Name
UEENEEK125A Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems.
UEENEEK148A Install, configure and commission LV grid connected photovoltaic power systems.
UEENEEK135A Design grid connected photovoltaic power systems.


Note: Those holding an unrestricted Electrician’s Licence or equivalent issued in an Australian State or Territory meet the pre-requisite requirements of this course.

Students who do not hold an unrestricted Electrician’s Licence must hold the below pre-requisites units to be eligible for this course.

Course Cost and Duration

$2,200 (GST Free).
4 days face to face

CSQ funding available to eligible students. For more information on CEC accreditation, please follow the below link

Additional Information

Upon successful completion of this course students will gain a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment.

You must hold an electrical Licence to gain your CEC Accreditation.

***During Covid-19 restrictions our course is available via Zoom meeting. Trainer delivered over 4 days. Students who reside in Brisbane are able to attend face to face on the Friday, all other students will require access to an Accredited Solar Installer who hold CEC or the units of competency to supervise an installation. Contact our training team for further details.

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