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Solar Battery Storage Course – Design & Install Battery Storage Systems For Grid-Connected Solar Photovoltaic Systems – BRISBANE

Solar Battery Storage Course – Design & Install Battery Storage Systems For Grid-Connected Solar Photovoltaic Systems – BRISBANE

  • This training follows the Solar Accreditation Australia guidelines.

ABOUT THE COURSE

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE

This Solar Battery storage course – Design and Install is made for electricians who want to learn how to design and install battery storage systems for solar Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Systems.

After successful completion of this course, you will be able to apply for a Battery Storage Design and Install Accreditation accreditation with Solar Accreditation Australia. Please check the SAA accreditation website for more information.

This Solar Battery storage course is made for people who require a fast-paced and flexible learning environment while getting the best quality training.

COURSE OVERVIEW

This Solar Battery storage course – Design and Install involves the skills and knowledge required to design battery storage systems for grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) systems.

This Solar Battery storage course – Design and Install involves the skills and knowledge required to safely and effectively install, maintain and fault-find battery storage systems for grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) systems.

FUNDING

CSQ funding is available subject to availability, eligibility criteria and approvals.

CSQ Funding Details

CSQ FundingStudent Co-contribution
UEERE0054 – $0
UEERE0060 – $758
UEERE0077 – $379
UEERE0078 – $379
$784

Click here to fill out the CSQ Eligibility Form

CSQ-funded training

  • Construction Skills Queensland is an independent, not-for-profit, industry-funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices, trainees and career seekers in the building and construction industry.
  • CSQ provides funding to reduce the financial obstacle to training, making upskilling an affordable option for many more individuals in the construction industry.
  • CSQ-funded training is delivered by a range of selected registered training organisations (RTOs) across Queensland.
  • CSQ contributes towards the cost of courses to reduce the cost to participants. CSQ funding is paid directly to the contracted RTO, generally between 75% and 100% of course costs.
  • Refer to our CSQ Funding page for more details.
DURATION

3 Days**

INTAKE DATES

Option 1: In-class Training – Starts Every Wednesday (Subject to availability).
Option 2: Hybrid Training – Ongoing, enrol and start any time.

DELIVERY OF COMPETENCIES

Option 1: In-class Training – Theory with practicals (self-paced).
Option 2: Hybrid Training – Self-paced theory to be completed online and practical to be completed in class.
Email or call to check availability.
Throughout the course, you will have access to your trainer via phone or email during normal business hours.
The ‘chat with trainer’ function is available from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

In this course you will learn :

PLAN, DESIGN AND DOCUMENT  INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND FAULT FINDING IN BATTERY SYSTEMS
Battery storage systems for grid-connected PV systems
Purpose of each component in battery storage systems for grid-connected PV systems
Functional block diagrams for typical configurations of battery storage systems for grid-connected PV system
Charge controllers
Grid-connected batteries
Battery types and features
Battery safety
Grid-connected inverters
Grid-connected storage systems fault finding
Grid-connected storage systems installations
Electrical drawings
Grid-connected storage systems maintenance procedures
Grid-connected storage systems testing and commissioning procedures
PLAN, DESIGN AND DOCUMENT BATTERY STORAGE DESIGN
Batteries features, hazards and procedures
Battery storage energy demand
Battery storage systems for grid-connected PV system’s electrical energy supply
Inverters comprising, photovoltaic grid-connected inverters and multimode inverters
Charge controllers
Diagrams
Energy management strategies and/or energy source switching options to reduce the maximum and surge demand, based on load profile analysis
Maintenance and installation requirements
System design
HOW TO ENROL
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

In order to enrol in this Solar Battery storage course you must have:

  • Computer Literacy
  • Access to personal laptop/desktop with a webcam (Company laptops with firewalls may not work)
  • Reliable internet connection
  • Headset for video conferencing and video lectures (Headset = Mic + Speakers)
  • You will need a Gmail account to gain access to Google Drive to participate in this course
  • A Valid Photo ID (e.g. Drivers licence)
  • Australian Passport /Birth Certificate / Medicare Card
  • Protective footwear with safety toe cap and non-slip soles to AS2210
  • 100% cotton drill industry-standard clothing required for all practicals
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as used gloves and safety glasses can be borrowed
  • Students must demonstrate an appropriate level of language, literacy and numeracy skills and knowledge to undertake a course at this level.
  • One must be physically fit to enrol into this course as it involves the use of tools, ladders, step ladders, use of harness and maneuvering through tight spaces and working outdoors.
  • Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
  • A Valid Unrestricted  Australian Electrical Licence
  • USI Transcript

Competency in the following units :

UEERE0054 – Conduct site survey for grid-connected photovoltaic and battery storage systems
UEERE0061 – Design grid-connected photovoltaic power supply systems

UEERE0080 – Install photovoltaic power conversion equipment to grid
UEERE0081 – Install photovoltaic systems to power conversion equipment

These units are covered in our Solar Design & Install Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Systems course.

*What if I lost my actual Grid Connect Certificate? Is my CEC accreditation certificate enough to enrol in the course?

As per the ASQA requirements, we need to verify that you have completed the prerequisite units in order to issue a statement of attainment.

Here are a few solutions if you can’t find your statement of attainment:

If you have completed your course from 2015 you can provide us access to your USI record so we can check the units attained
If you have completed your Grid connect course before 2015 you can contact the RTO where you have completed your course
If you are still unable to get your statement of attainment for the prerequisite units but you have a CEC accreditation for Grid-Connected PV Systems, you can still do the course but we will issue you a statement of completion which is a non-accredited certificate. CEC accreditation could be attained on the basis of a Statement of completion, you will have to contact CEC and confirm before enrolling into the program.

BOOKS/RESOURCES REQUIRED

A soft copy of the learner resource book or lecture notes is free, and we will provide it as a Google Drive link only and not as a PDF.
If you require a hard copy, a printing charge of $150 for each copy and a $100 binding charge per copy will be collected from the student.
Australian standards cannot be printed due to copyright restrictions but are available for borrowing for the duration of the course with a refundable deposit of $250 per copy. Soft copies are free to use on Ausinet laptops while in class.

You don’t need to purchase these standards upfront but its recommended to have access to the following:
AS/NZS 5033:2021
AS/NZS 5139:2019
AS/NZS 4509
AS/NZS 3000:2018
AS/NZS 4777.1:2016
AS/NZS 4777.2:2020
AS/NZS 1170.2

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

You will need to get access to the following standards :

AS/NZS 5139 – Electrical installations – Safety of battery systems for use with power conversion equipment
AS/NZS 4777.1 – Grid connection of energy systems via inverters – Part 1: Installation requirements
AS/NZS 5033 – Installation and safety requirements for photovoltaic (PV) arrays
You can borrow them from our library in Darwin while you are in class or buy them for yourself from the SAI Global website or Techstreet website. For reference, the standards might also be available from some libraries, institutions and industry associations.

You will need to bring :

A wired headset or headphones
A laptop
A notepad
A pen
You will also need to have an email address, a computer and a reliable internet connection in order to complete the online theory part of the course.

Enclosed footwear must be worn at all times when you are on the premises.

COURSE OUTCOME

You will receive a Nationally Recognised Certificate upon successful course completion.

After you have successfully completed this course, you will be able to apply for your solar accreditation (Grid connect install only) at Solar Accreditation Australia (SAA). You can find more information about the CEC accreditation application process, requirements and fees on the Solar Accreditation Australia website

UNITS + NOMINAL HOURS
CodeUnit of Competency/Unit Name
UEERE0054Conduct site survey for grid-connected photovoltaic and battery storage systems
UEERE0060Design grid-connected battery storage systems
UEERE0077Install battery storage equipment power conversion equipment to grid
UEERE0078Install battery storage to power conversion equipment
CREDIT TRANSFER

Ausinet, as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by any other Australian RTO. You are encouraged to submit requests for credit from previous studies when enrolling to ensure that you are not enrolling in units you may not need to undertake. If you have completed units at other RTO and you think they may count towards the award requirements of the course you are enrolled in at Ausinet, submit an official copy of your results for the units you have undertaken. Credit transfer may fast-track your course.

RPL

Recognition of prior learning also referred to as RPL, is the formal acknowledgement of a person’s current skills and knowledge experience gained throughout life – regardless of how they have been acquired.

This is an important assessment pathway, particularly for working people who are considering doing a course. The recognition gained may considerably reduce the study time needed to get a qualification.

The RPL assessment may include workplace observation, interviews and professional conversations, work samples and documented evidence.

PATHWAY TO CEC ACCREDITATION

Ausinet CEC Accreditation Pathway
JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Possible job titles and roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Solar battery technician
  • Solar battery electrician
  • Solar battery installer
  • Solar battery designer
TESTIMONIALS

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“Easy format short course to gain battery accreditation. Friendly staff.”

Hunt J.

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“Online learning made it easy for me as I work FIFO so being able to complete in my own time was excellent.”

Beath S.

* Subject to eligibility criteria, approvals and availability.

** This competency-based training duration is subjective and varies with an individual’s experience, intellect and tenacity.

FAQ

Is Ausinet on the list of accredited Training providers on the CEC website?

Yes, you can check the CEC list of accredited training providers https://assets.cleanenergycouncil.org.au/documents/accreditation/cec-accreditation-training-organisations-australia.pdf we are listed as the Australian Institute of Electrotechnology

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