Solar Accreditation Training - Grid Install and Design


This course is for holders of an unrestricted electrical licence who wish to become accredited in order to design and install grid-connected solar/photovoltaic (PV) systems. The course will cover the solar resource, PV technology, inverters, standards and regulations, installation, commissioning and designing systems. On successful completion of this course you will be able to select and match components, design and install a grid-connected PV system to Australian Standards and Clean Energy Council (CEC) guidelines and provide expected monthly and yearly estimates of the system output for a specific site.

Prior to undertaking training, you must ensure that you have met the pre-requisites as outlined by the Clean Energy Council (CEC). A list of the requirements is available at

You may be able to obtain these units of competency through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT). Holders of an electrical license or Electrical/Electronics Degree are given credit for these units

Note: Subsidised training may be available through sources such as the CITB or the Industry Skills Fund.

  • Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems (UEENEEK125A)

    Design grid connected photovoltaic power supply systems (UEENEEK135A)

    Install, configure and commission LV grid connected photovoltaic power systems (UEENEEK148A)

Short Course Delivery Locations Some short courses can provide accreditation for industry-specific registration, while others merely provide skills and knowledge in the subject area. Concession prices are available for some courses.


Dates to be advised

Class Times
9 days x 8 hours
Student Visa (500)

Not Eligible

Cost Information
Concession available for CITB members. You must be a current CITB member at the time of enrolment.




$780.00 (CITB)

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