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Solar Design And Install Grid Connected Photovoltaic Systems – DARWIN

Solar Design And Install Grid Connected Photovoltaic Systems – DARWIN

  • This training follows the Solar Accreditation Australia guidelines.

ABOUT THE COURSE

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE

This Solar Design and Install course is designed for electricians who want to learn how to design and install solar photo voltaic systems.

After successful completion of this course, you will be able to apply for accreditation with Solar Accreditation Australia.

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

COURSE OVERVIEW

This Solar Design and Install course covers providing known solutions to predictable problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems operated at ELV and LV. It encompasses working safely, and problem-solving procedures, including the use of basic voltage, current and resistance measuring devices, providing known solutions to predictable circuit problems.

This Solar Design and Install course covers the design of grid-connected photovoltaic power supply systems and their installation. It encompasses following design briefs, incorporating schemes for the protection of persons and property from dangers of a system malfunction, ensuring other safety and performance standards and functional requirements are met and documenting design calculations and criteria.

This course covers the installation, adjustment and set-up of photovoltaic power systems and connecting to a supply grid inverter. It encompasses working safely and to installation standards, matching components with that specified for a given location, placing and securing system components accurately, making required circuit connections and completing the necessary installation documentation.

FUNDING

There is no funding currently available for this course

DURATION

3 Days*

INTAKE DATES

Option 1: In-class Training – Email or call to check 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 :

PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER SYSTEMS
· Daily irradiation
· Photovoltaic modules
· Module characteristics
PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER SYSTEMS DESIGN
· Site Survey
· PV arrays selection
· System components selection
· Other design considerations
· Inverters
· Inverter Operation
· Inverter Characteristics
· PV Grid Connected System Operation
· Grid connect inverter selection
PHOTOVOLTAIC LV INSTALLATIONS 
· PV array installation requirements
· Electrical PV array installation requirements
· System installation and maintenance
· Inverters 
· Inverter operation
· Inverter characteristics
· PV grid-connected system operation
· Installation of grid-connected inverters
· System commissioning and maintenance
HOW TO ENROL

Click on the book now button and follow the prompts

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

In order to enrol in this Solar Design and Install 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
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 5033 – Photovoltaic arrays
  • AS/NZS 4777.1 – Grid connection of energy systems via inverters
  • AS/NZS 3000 – Wiring rules
  • AS/NZS 3008.1.1 – Selection of cables Part 1.1

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 accreditation by Solar Accreditation Australia (SAA). You can find more information about the 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
UEERE0061Design grid-connected photovoltaic power supply systems
UEERE0080Install photovoltaic power conversion equipment to grid
UEERE0081Install photovoltaic systems 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 another 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 transfers 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.

STUDY PATHWAYS

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Possible job titles and roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Solar technician
  • Solar electrician
  • Solar installer
TESTIMONIALS

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“I’ve had the best experience with Ausinet and I would like to thank Kevin and Jabbar. I highly recommend their Solar Design and Install course.”

Patel VJ.

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“Course was well structured to do in segments or flat-out hours at a time, it was insightful and had great videos and explanations on the task required. All in all, a solid and refined course and the boys behind it were happy to answer questions in and out of regular work hours which really helped when you were doing it in the evening.”

Rose J.

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

FAQ

Can I do the course if I am an Electrical Mechanic?

Yes, you can as long as you have an unrestricted electrical licence.

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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