Studying a TAFE SA Renewable Energy course at Regency campus will give you a broad knowledge of solar electronic control systems, maximum power point trackers, solar panel connections and standalone battery technology. You will learn a variety of skills in the field of renewable energy, including:
- system design and planning
- policy analysis and development
- energy auditing.
Depending on the course you choose, you will cover a range of topics, which may include:
- solar thermal systems
- wind energy
- standalone power systems
- grid-connected inverter systems
- energy efficient building technologies
- environmental issues.
Renewable energy courses are offered at Regency Campus. Regency has been providing renewable energy courses since 2002 to the general public as well as those seeking Clean Energy Council (CEC) accreditation to carry out installation work of remote power systems or grid connected systems.
To see some of the projects you could be involved in by studying a TAFE SA renewable energy course, see the TAFE SA solar car website
Renewable Energy Course resources
The Certificate IV in Renewable Energy is for non-electricians. Licenced electricians can study the Certificate IV in Electrical – Renewable Energy or Certificate IV in Electrical - Photovoltaic Systems. Each of these three links lists a set of units to be studied to complete the Certificate IV.
The Regency campus houses the "Renewable Energy Centre" which provides significant training opportunities for both industry personnel and those with a general interest in renewable and sustainable energy fields. The centre also trains students who want to obtain Clean Energy Council (CEC) accreditation to design and/or install grid and/or stand alone power systems, such as solar.
- Students studying at the Centre will experience both indoor and outdoor study activities during practical sessions.
- The on-site workshops contain the latest hi-tech equipment.
- Site visits enhance their working knowledge of the industry.
- Home energy audits enhance students’ understanding of energy efficiency and conservation.