Solar Design and Install Grid Connected Photovoltaic Systems - ONLINE

Solar Design and Install Grid Connected Photovoltaic Systems - ONLINE

  • This training follows the CEC (Clean Energy Council) guidelines.
  • Nationally Recognised – Valid Australia wide – NSW, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA, ACT, NT


This Solar Design and Install course is designed for electricians who want to learn how to design and install solar photo voltaic systems. 


After successful completion of this course you will be able to apply for accreditation with the Clean Energy Council of Australia. 


This course is made for people who require a fast-paced and flexible learning environment while getting the best quality training. 


This course is designed for Electricians working in the solar industry or Electricians willing to install a full Grid Connected PV system to pass the practicals component of the course typically on your own home. This installation will be checked and form a case-study for your practical to AUSINET and CEC accreditation. For more information call 08 6244 2575 and request to speak with the Solar trainer

This Solar Design and Install course covers providing known solutions to predictable problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems operated at ELV and LV. It encompasses working safely, problem solving procedures, including the use of basic voltage, current and resistance measuring devices, providing known solutions to predictable circuit problems.


This Solar Design and Install course covers the design of grid connected photovoltaic power supply systems and their installation. It encompasses following design briefs, incorporating schemes for protection of persons and property from dangers of system malfunction, ensuring other safety and performance standards and functional requirements are meet and documenting design calculations and criteria.


This course covers the installation, adjustment and set-up of photovoltaic power systems and connecting to a supply grid inverter. It encompasses working safely and to installation standards, matching components with that specified for a given location, placing and securing system components accurately, making required circuit connections and completing the necessary installation documentation.

There is no funding currently available for this course.

On average 30 hours of home study online, depending on the student's abilities, experience and intellect. Some take longer, some do it quicker.

Ongoing. Book your course and start online at anytime. This is a self-paced course.

Online theory and practicals completed at the student's own pace. For the practicals you will need to provide evidence of drawing a schematic drawing for the wiring for the Solar system, evidence of you installing racking, evidence of you Installing inverter, connecting inverter to Isolators, proper installation of decktite, panels etc. 


This is a competency-based training and not an attendance-based training, you can make your own schedule and learn at your own pace.

In this course you will learn :

  • Daily irradiation
  • Photovoltaic modules
  • Module characteristics


  • Site Survey
  • PV arrays selection
  • System components selection
  • Other design considerations
  • Inverters
  • Inverter Operation
  • Inverter Characteristics
  • PV Grid Connected System Operation
  • Grid connect inverter selection
  • PV array installation requirements
  • Electrical PV array installation requirements
  • System installation and maintenance
  • Inverters
  •  Inverter operation
  • Inverter characteristics
  • PV grid connected system operatio
  • Installation of grid connected inverters
  • System commissioning and maintenance

In order to enrol in this Solar Design and Install course you will require :

  • A valid Unrestricted Electrical Licence (you can also enrol if you are an electrical apprentice*) AND a Certificate III in Electrotechnology
  • A valid ID (eg. Drivers Licence)

*Conditions Apply

You will need to get access to the following standards :

  • 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

You can buy them for yourself from the SAI Global website or Techstreet website. For reference, the standards might also be available from some libraries, institutions and industry associations.


You will also need to have an email address, a computer or laptop, a reliable internet connection and a device that can take pictures and videos such as a smartphone or a tablet.

Ausinet will issue your statement of attainment within 7 days of completion of the course. 

After you have successfully completed this course, you will be able to apply for the accreditation by the Clean Energy Council of Australia (CEC). You can find more information about the application process, requirements and fees on the Clean Energy Council website

CodeUnit of Competency/Unit NamePoints (Hours)
UEERE0022Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems40
UEERE0011Design grid-connected photovoltaic power supply systems60
UEERE0016Install, configure and commission LV grid-connected photovoltaic power systems80

UEERE0022 supersedes and is equivalent to UEENEEK125A

UEERE0011 supersedes and is equivalent to UEENEEK135A

UEERE0016 supersedes and is equivalent to UEENEEK148A

Possible job titles and roles relevant to this qualification include:


  • Solar technician
  • Solar electrician
  • Solar installer


⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "This was my first online course, and it has changed the way I will complete courses in the future. Clear instructional videos that present like tutorial lessons. Very easy to follow and re-play if needed. Strongly recommend Ausinet" Matt A.


⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"Video lectures were very well presented by the trainer, the live chat functionality was brilliant and trainers were very quick to reply to my questions" Hayden M.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"The online course is easy to access and it was really good to have the flexibility to do it when I had the time. Fits in well when you work full time and have day to day life to balance" Jay T.

* Total Nominal hours is 180. Course completion duration may vary depending on student self-paced completion of the units. This is a competency based training not an attendancy based training. Duration is subjective and varies with an individuals experience, intellect and tenacity

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