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This short course provides nationally accredited training for electricians in the design and installation of grid-connected PV systems.

The course is delivered both online, with a five-day on campus workshop.

Successful completion meets the Clean Energy Council Uee11 Accreditation pathway and will entitle licensed electricians to apply for Provisional Accreditation for Design and Install of Grid-connected PV systems with the Clean Energy Council.

The course is delivered by Holmesglen’s Renewable Energy Centre of Excellence - Australia’s premier facility for delivering nationally accredited training in solar energy. Designed to provide real-world hands-on simulated practical activities, our students get unrivalled training with access to premium equipment.

Course structure

This course blends online learning with practical face-to-face on-campus workshops.

Students are required to complete online study and attend a series of on-campus practical workshop sessions. The online study and on-campus sessions are delivered in parallel, by one course instructor.

Online study
The online component covers all the theoretical knowledge and assessment required for design and installation of grid-connected PV systems.

You will be provided with a course book, access to our online learning resources, and ongoing support with the course instructor.

You must successfully complete compulsory online coursework prior to attending a related practical workshop session.

Practical workshop
The workshops will include a review of online content to ensure you obtain a thorough understanding of all design and theoretical knowledge, and cover all the practical requirements and assessment for the course, including installation of Grid-Connected PV systems. Attendance at the practical workshops is compulsory.

Workshops will be delivered in our purpose built Holmesglen Renewable Energy Training Centre of Excellence at our Moorabbin campus, built in partnership with State Government and industry.

Those completing the Design Only Grid-Connected PV Systems are required to attend Days 1, 2, and 3 of the practical workshop sessions.


Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards




Solve Basic Problems In Photovoltaic Energy Apparatus And Systems


Design Grid Connected Photovoltaic Power Supply Systems


Install, configure and commission LV grid connected photovoltaic power systems



After completing the course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Unrestricted electrical licence holders may apply to the Clean Energy Council (CEC) for Provisional Accreditation for Design and Install of Grid-connected PV systems.




Full Fee


Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

Start dates

Date: 29/04/2019

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