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Grid-Connected PV Systems

Course Overview

In this course you will learn how to design and install a Grid Connected PV system, This course provides you with the units required to apply for accreditation as a Grid Connected PV designer and Installer with the Clean Energy Council.

What you’ll Learn

  • How to plan a Grid Connected PV system solution
  • How to design a Grid Connected PV system solution
  • Australian Standard requirements for the installation of Grid Connected PV system
  • Installation requirements for a Grid Connected PV system
  • Work, Health, and Safety requirements

Who Should do this course

Licenced Electricians looking to add Grid Connected PV systems to services provided.


This qualification will improve your knowledge and skills in renewable energy, provide a pathway to accreditation as Grid Connected PV system designer and installer

Course Features

  • Experienced course facilitators, trainers, and assessors.
  • High level support.

Course Information

Study Method

Blended – including Face to Face / Live Online / Self-Paced Online


Nationally Recognised Qualification


Statement of Attainment

Start Date

On Enrolment

Duration and Study Load

You will have access to the course for a period of 24 months. You will need to complete approximately 30 hours of online training and assessment along with 12 – 16 hours of face-to-face training.


$2550.00 no GST (Deposit of $1500.00 and final payment prior to commencement)

Entry Requirements & Prerequisites

Qualified Electrician in Australia (Supervisor or Contractor).

Physically fit to be able to complete a battery installation.

Included in Course

Training material (Online), Training Resources (Face – to Face)

Not included in Course

Australian Standards – You will need to access these through Techstreet, SAI global or a reseller. (CHECK WITH SMART ENERGY COUNCIL. Standards Required include:

  • AS/NZS 5033 – Photovoltaic arrays
  • AS/NZS 4777.1 – Grid connection of energy systems via inverters
  • AS/NZS 3000:2018 – Wiring Rules
  • AS/NZS 3008.1.1 – Electrical installations – Selection of cables
HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

Grid Connected PV Systems

Enrolment options

$1500* deposit on enrolment

$1050* balance paid before course commencement
*GST exempt

Included in the Course

  • Access to all relevant Australian and New Zealand standards (to download and print) approx $1500.00

  • Student membership (12 months) with the Smart Energy Council approx $70.00

  • Student access to Pylon Observer design software

Entry requirements

Qualified Electrician in Australia (Supervisor or Contractor)