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Online (With on-campus workshops)
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Course Overview

Are you an A-class, licensed electrician who is looking for a way to upskill and specialise in up-and-coming technology? This qualification will teach you to design, install and commission grid-connected solar PV systems.

Gain knowledge, experience and skills as you install small-scale, grid-connected solar photovoltaic systems to the energy network. Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll be eligible to apply for provisional accreditation with the Clean Energy Council as a registered Solar Installer!

Course Dates

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon completion of this course, students will be issued with a Statement of Results.

Career Opportunities

  • CEC accredited GCPV solar installer
  • CEC accredited GCPV solar designer

Opportunities for Further Study

Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

A Class licensed electrical or similarly qualified including relevant industry experience


A Class licensed electrical or similarly qualified including relevant industry experience

Online requirement

Participants will need access to an electronic device and an Internet connection.’


Course Cost


Materials Fees

Not Applicable

Specialist Course Information



Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Electronic device with Internet connection, basic electrical hand tools, insulation resistance (IR tester), calculator, pens, pencils

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules

Unit CodeUnit Description
UEENEEK125ASolve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems
UEENEEK135ADesign grid connected photovoltaic power supply systems
UEENEEK148AInstall, configure and commission LV grid connected photovoltaic power systems


Practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions, problem solving; examinations; group discussions.