Design & Install Grid Connected Photovoltaic System

  • Accredited course required by the Clean Energy Council.
  • Delivered over 4 days + Install practical.
  • Emphasis on safe installation.
  • Available Brisbane, Melbourne and Live Web

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Your total investment for this training program is just $2,400 (GST Free)

Design and Install Grid Connected Photovoltaic Systems

Course Description

The grid-connect skill set offered by Volt Edge has been designed for licensed electricians (or those holding the pre-requisite units) who want to obtain accreditation from the Clean Energy Council (CEC). This will enable eligible applicants to access incentives offered by the Federal Government for solar panel installations.

Conduct Site Surveys:
Safe work practices, Site inspection processes and procedures, Service provider responsibilities, Consulting with qualified people to assess client energy demand requirements, assessing grid-connected equipment options to meet client requirements and site conditions, Provision to give advice to clients on battery storage standards, codes of practices, government/utilities incentive schemes, and information related to the installation of a grid-connected photovoltaic and battery storage systems.

For Licenced Electricians or Electrical Engineers with responsibility for designing grid-connected photovoltaic power supply systems. Designing grid-connected PV power supply system, following design briefs, utilising data/information from site survey to determine design requirements, ensuring safety and performance standards and functional requirements are met, documenting and obtaining approval for design, Install and commission photovoltaic (PV) power conversion equipment (PCE) to grid, Installing components in accordance with design, Placing and securing system components accurately, Making required circuit connections, testing and commissioning the installation and completing the necessary installation documentation.

Install – To grid and equipment:
Licence or permit to practice is required to carry out electrical installations, which are designed to operate at voltages greater than 50 volt (V) alternating current (a.c.) or 120 V direct current (d.c.), Install and commission a photovoltaic (PV) power system to power conversion equipment (PCE), Matching PV components specified for a given location, placing and securing system components accurately, making required circuit connections and completing the necessary installation documentation.

Delivery Modes

Brisbane – Theory is delivered 4 days either Face to Face or Live Web Zoom plus 1 day you will attend Northgate for your practical.

Melbourne – Delivered over 5 days completely face to face.

WA, SA, NSW, NT, TAS – If you are unable to attend either of these locations you can attend training 5 days over Live Web (from the comfort of your home) and complete your install on the job.

Practical component – As a student enrolled into the Solar Grid Connect Course you are required to complete practical components of installing Photovoltaic systems.

To achieve this requirement, you need to select one of the following options:

  1. Attending a Volt Edge Training Facility to complete the practical day.
  2. Complete onsite (at your workplace) installs observed and confirmed by a CEC Accredited Installer.

Live Web requirements are:

  • Computer or laptop
  • Steady internet connection
  • Speaker
  • Microphone
  • Webcam – must remain active throughout course
  • Microsoft Word
  • Use 2 monitors when attending live web courses. 2 monitors are recommended to ensure your access and view to the course material is streamlined, and your interaction throughout the course is optimal
  • You can use a desktop computer or laptop to do your course work and 2 screens are highly recommended

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Skills obtained

Simulated Work Environment

Benefit from the close and detailed guidance of our trainers in person.


Pair workplace protocols and creative initiative to methodically design and produce various projects.

Install & Configure

Accurately follow the workplace protocol of complex processes.

Problem Solving

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

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