Photovoltaic Systems
Install ONLY

$ 1,895.00

Do the bulk of your training ONLINE at your own pace in your own space!


The delivery mode of this course is designed for busy tradespeople who do not have the time to attend lengthy face-to-face courses to expand their knowledge and skills: the fully flexible web-based format of the online component allows students to complete the theory in their own time.


A professional tradesperson does not have the time to spend hours and hours in a classroom, which is why this course is perfect for the busy tradies!

The Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Systems Design course has been split into 2 manageable components:

  1.  Online self-paced training that you can do at home in your own time with tutor support.
  2. 2 days face to face training in our practical training facility in Peakhurst, Southern Sydney.

Benefits – Safety First!

  • Online Training- study at your own pace in your own space
  • The ideal pathway to earning your SAA Accreditation*
  • Build your business scope, don’t miss out on the solar boom!




Who is eligible for this course?

To enrol in this course, you must be a licensed electrician or electrical apprentice.

Training Up is a Nationally Recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO Code 91461), and students who successfully complete all components of the course will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units of competency UEERE0054, UEERE0080 and UEERE0081. This meets the training component of the Clean Energy Council’s requirements for Grid-connect Install Provisional Accreditation.


Learning Outcomes


Learning Methods

Course nominal duration is 120hrs made up of online assessments, design task and 16hrs of face-to-face training that’s delivered over 2 consecutive 8hr days at our training facility in Peakhurst, Southern Sydney.

Before you can start the practical face to face component of this course you must successfully complete 60% of the online assessments. Face to Face training dates are subject to maximum and minimum numbers and placement cannot be guaranteed until you have been adequately deemed eligible.

Practicals are held on an on demand basis and are subject to minimum and maximum student numbers.

More Information

An unrestricted electrical licence issued by an Australian state or territory is a prerequisite for enrolment in this course. Electrical apprentices may enrol in this course, however they will need to wait till until they are issued their unrestricted licence before being awarded a Statement of Attainment OR show they have completed the prerequisite Unit of Competency in their studies already:

  • UEEEL0012 Install low voltage wiring, appliances, switchgear and associated accessories

Students are supplied with the publication Grid-Connect PV Systems Design and Installation 8th Edition as part of enrolment; the cost of the publication and shipping is included in the course price. Students are responsible for obtaining current copies of the following Australian Standards, available for purchase from the SAI Global website or Techstreet website, and also available from some libraries, institutions and industry associations such as NECA:

  • 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

Students will also require the following:

  • Computer with a reliable Internet connection
  • Scientific calculator
  • Email account, checked regularly

As a registered training organisation (RTO) Training Up complies with the Standards set out by the regulator, the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), for Vocational Education Training (VET).

Training Up will inform students within 30 days of any changes to services provided to them. This includes any changes to education and support services, any change in the RTO ownership or to third party arrangements.

Training Up maintains an adult workplace. We do not countenance any behaviour that is contrary to safe work practice. We do not countenance inappropriate language in all forms of communication. Training Up asks that all persons treat others with respect.

Cheating will not be tolerated. If detected, sanctions may be implemented at the discretion of Training Up. Students are required to ensure that all responses and/or work they submit is their own work. Any referenced material should be annotated as to its origin. Sanctions may be implemented at the discretion of Training Up if plagiarism or fraud is detected, including revocation of certification.

All Training Up course participants have the right to appeal the results they obtain in assessments and examinations. The appeal should be sent in writing to the RTO Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who will review the result and respond in writing. Training Up may use mediation and conciliation to resolve the complaint. Students also have the right to engage a suitably qualified independent assessor.

  • If the student’s Learning, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) levels are determined by Training Up to be below the standard required to complete the coursework successfully, and the student has not yet submitted coursework for assessment, Training Up may offer a full refund of the online course material and practical training component. If the student then opts to continue with the course, the standard cancellation and refund policy applies.
  • Cancellation of online training courses made within fourteen (14) days of the date of payment AND before the online course has been accessed: the student will receive a full refund of the online course payment.
  • Cancellation of online training courses made within fourteen (14) days of the date of payment AND after the online course has been accessed AND before any coursework has been submitted for assessment: the student will receive a refund of the online course payment less a cancellation fee of $440, unless the value of the course is lower than this, in which case the student will receive no refund.
  • Cancellation more than fourteen (14) days after the date of payment OR after the first coursework (i.e. the Workplace Health & Safety Assessment) is submitted for assessment (whichever occurs first): the student will receive no refund.
  • All course refunds are exclusive of the price of the supplied course publication as advertised at the time of enrolment, unless the publication is returned to Training up in an undamaged and unused condition. Training Up reserves the right to refuse a refund of the publication on the basis that goods are damaged or have been used prior to return.
  • The cost of an online training course is inclusive of the Practical Training Component (if applicable), as are course refunds.

In accordance with the Australian Quality Framework, Training Up is committed to providing a quality recognition process to all students that is:

  • Fair
  • Flexible
  • Reliable
  • Valid

Training Up will on request engage in a recognition of prior learning evaluation. Training Up does not offer entry level VET sector training.

Successful completion will result in the award of a Statement of Attainment in the following Units of Competency:

  • UEERE0054 – Conduct site survey for grid-connected photovoltaic and battery storage systems
  • UEERE0080 – Install photovoltaic power conversion equipment to grid
  • UEERE0081 – Install photovoltaic systems to power conversion equipment

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be eligible to apply to the Clean Energy Council of Australia for the Installation of Grid-Connect PV Systems Accreditation.*.

*The Clean Energy Regulator expects to announce a new accreditation scheme operator (ASO) in late February 2024.

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